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Environment, Ninth Edition weaves the central themes of Systems and Sustainability throughout the text to help students understand the connection between the core concepts of Environmental Science and their daily lives. The 9th edition features a rich collection of current case studies and in-text examples, highlighting local and regional issues which provide students with the science and tools to understand, apply, and think critically about environmental science.
New to this edition:
- Extensive chapter pedagogy that reinforces the systems approach and provides opportunities to think critically about the how these systems intersect and fit together.
- Enriched critical thinking and more real-world data and graphing opportunities. New emphasis on food production and food security.
- You Can Make a Difference boxes where students must apply ethical decision making.
Chapter 1- Introducing Environmental Science and Sustainability
Chapter 2- Environmental Laws Economic and Ethics
Chapter 3- Ecosystems and Energy
Chapter 4- Ecosystems and the Physical Environment
Chapter 5- Ecosystems and Living Organisms
Chapter 6- Major Ecosystems of the World
Chapter 7- Human Health and Environmental Toxicology
Chapter 8- The Human Population
Chapter 9- The Urban World
Chapter 10- Energy Consumption
Chapter 11- Fossil Fuels
Chapter 12- Renewable Energy and Nuclear Power
Chapter 13- Water: A Limited Resource
Chapter 14- Soil Resources
Chapter 15- Mineral Resources
Chapter 16- Biological Resources
Chapter 17- Land Resources
Chapter 18- Food Resources
Chapter 19- Air Pollution
Chapter 20- Global Climate Change
Chapter 21- Water Pollution
Chapter 22- Pest Management
Chapter 23 Solid and Hazardous Waste
Chapter 24- Tomorrow’s Word