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North America: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues

Series: World Environments

By: Kevin Hillstrom and Laurie Collier Hillstrom


Hardback | Aug 2003 | #142886 | ISBN: 1576076849
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Recounts environmental catastrophes of the past and the continuing problems that the continent faces. Covers issues of air pollution, such as California's efforts to reduce car emissions; water pollution, including the impact of invasive species on the Great Lakes; and ground pollution, looking at controversies such as corporate hog farms and other "big agriculture" operations. Also tells the story environmental clean-up, species and habitat protection and continuing ecological problems specific to North America.

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