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Environmental Science Toward a Sustainable Future

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By: Richard T Wright and Dorothy Boorse
674 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Environmental Science
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About this book

Explores the interactions of humans within the natural environment and probes issues thoroughly-examining their scientific basis, their history, and society's response, and discusses sustainable development and public policy in terms of how they shape the present and future.

The 11th edition features updated content, graphics and photos.

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

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Textbook
By: Richard T Wright and Dorothy Boorse
674 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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