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By emphasizing the memorable themes of science, sustainability and stewardship, the Eleventh Editionof this popular book helps students understand the science behind environmental issues and what they can do to build a more sustainable future. This thorough revision features updated content, graphics, and photos, plus the addition of new co-author Dorothy Boorse. Science and the Environment, Economics, Politics, and Public Policy, Basic Needs of Living Things, Populations and Communities, Ecosystems: Energy, Patterns, and Disturbance, Wild Species and Biodiversity, The Use and Restoration of Ecosystems, The Human Population, Population and Development, Water: Hydrologic Cycle and Human Use, Soil: Foundation for Land Ecosystems, The Production and Distribution of Food, Pests and Pest Control, Energy from Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Power, Renewable Energy, Environmental Hazards and Human Health, Global Climate Change, Atmospheric Pollution, Water Pollution and Its Prevention, Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery, Hazardous Chemicals: Pollution and Prevention, Sustainable Communities and Lifestyles, Appendix A Environmental, Organizations . Intended for those interested in learning the basics of environmental science

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0321709500 / 9780321709509   Environment: Toward a Sustainable Future, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringEnvironmentalScience™

 

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0321623703 / 9780321623706 Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future, Books a la Carte Edition

0321682629 / 9780321682628 MasteringEnvironmentalScience™ with Pearson eText Student Access Kit for Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future

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This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook.

 

For introductory courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Biology.

 

By emphasizing the memorable themes of science, sustainability and stewardship, the Eleventh Edition of this popular textbook helps you understand the science behind environmental issues and what you can do to build a more sustainable future. This thorough revision features updated content, graphics, and photos, plus the addition of new co-author Dorothy Boorse.

Table of Contents

I. FRAMEWORK FOR A SUSTATAINABLE FUTURE

1. Science and the Environment

2. Economics, Politics, and Public Policy

 

II. ECOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF ORGANISMS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT

3. Basic Needs of Living Things

4. Populations and Communities

5. Ecosystems: Energy, Patterns, and Disturbance

6. Wild Species and Biodiversity

7. The Use and Restoration of Ecosystems

 

III. THE HUMAN POPULATION AND ESSENTIAL RESOURCES

8. The Human Population

9. Population and Development

10. Water: Hydrologic Cycle and Human Use

11. Soil: Foundation for Land Ecosystems

12. The Production and Distribution of Food

13. Pests and Pest Control

 

IV. HARNESSING ENERGY FOR HUMAN SOCIETY

14. Energy from Fossil Fuels

15. Nuclear Power

16. Renewable Energy

 

V. POLLUTION AND PREVENTION

17. Environmental Hazards and Human Health

18. Global Climate Change

19. Atmospheric Pollution

20. Water Pollution and Its Prevention

21. Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery

22. Hazardous Chemicals: Pollution and Prevention

 

VI. STEWARDSHIP FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

23. Sustainable Communities and Lifestyles

 

Appendix A Environmental

Organizations

Appendix B Units of Measure

Credits

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321623706
Subtitle:
Toward a Sustainable Future, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringEnvironmentalScience -- Access Card Package
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Author:
Wright, Richard T.
Author:
Boorse, Dorothy
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Meteorology
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Series:
Books a la Carte
Publication Date:
20100610
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Language:
English
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
10.8 x 8.2 x 1 in 1429 gr

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Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Meteorology

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0321709500 / 9780321709509   Environment: Toward a Sustainable Future, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringEnvironmentalScience™

 

Package consists of

0321623703 / 9780321623706 Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future, Books a la Carte Edition

0321682629 / 9780321682628 MasteringEnvironmentalScience™ with Pearson eText Student Access Kit for Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future

"Synopsis" by ,

This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook.

 

For introductory courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Biology.

 

By emphasizing the memorable themes of science, sustainability and stewardship, the Eleventh Edition of this popular textbook helps you understand the science behind environmental issues and what you can do to build a more sustainable future. This thorough revision features updated content, graphics, and photos, plus the addition of new co-author Dorothy Boorse.

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