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Thoroughly revised and updated to include the latest research in the field,A Dictionary of Environment and Conservationprovides over 9,000 A to Z entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment--its key thinkers, treaties, movements, organizations, concepts, and theories. Covering subjects such as sustainable development, biodiversity, and environmental ethics, it is at the cutting edge of environmental and conservation studies. This is the ideal reference for students studying these subjects and anyone with an interest in environment and conservation.
Michael Allaby has written many books on environmental science and especially on climatology and meteorology. He is the General Editor of several Oxford Dictionaries, including the Dictionaries of Earth Sciences, Ecology, Plant Sciences, and Zoology.
Chris Park is a Professor Emeritus at Lancaster University where he was Director of the Graduate School from 2001 to 2009. His books include The Environment: Principals and Applications.