Human/societal development is often seen as negative. but here, the authors feel that some level of development is good. They offer students a scientific background in environmental science so that they can make their own decisions regarding issues of the environment.
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Descrizione libro Wiley, 2000. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: ENVIRONMENT AS AN IDEA. Basic Issues in Environmental Sciences. Thinking Critically About the Environment. EARTH AS A SYSTEM. Systems and Change. The Biogeochemical Cycles. LIFE AND THE ENVIRONMENT. The Human Population As An Environmental Problem. Ecosystems and Ecological Communities. Biological Diversity and Biogeography. Biological Productivity and Energy Flow. Succession and Restoration: How Ecosystems Respond to Disturbance. SUSTAINING LIVING RESOURCES. World Food Supply. Effects of Agriculture on the Environment. Wild Living Resources: Plentiful and Endangered. Landscapes and Seascapes. Environmental Health and Toxicology. ENERGY. Energy: Some Basics. Fossil Fuels and the Environment. Alternative Energy and the Environment. Nuclear Energy and the Environment. WATER ENVIRONMENT. Water Supply, Use, and Management. Water Pollution and Treatment. AIR ENVIRONMENT. The Atmosphere, Climate, and Global Warming. Air Pollution. Indoor Air Pollution. Ozone Depletion. ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY. Environmental Economics. Urban Environments. Waste Management. Minerals and the Environment. Environmental Impact and Planning. Integrating Values and Knowledge. Appendices. Glossary. Notes. Photo Credits. Index. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0471321737
Descrizione libro Wiley, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0471321737
Descrizione libro Wiley, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 3. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0471321737