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Learn how to make a difference in our environment! This succinct 11-chapter, full-color textbook covers scientific principles and concepts, ecosystems, evolution, biodiversity, population ecology, and more. Sustainability is the integrating theme and co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman help you find and implement useful environmental solutions in your life and career. Updated with new information, art, and "Good News" examples, this engaging book offers vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that you will be able to understand and remember.
Table of Contents
|Humans And Sustainability: An Overview|
|Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability|
|Science, Ecological Principles, And Sustainability|
|Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems|
|Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?|
|Biodiversity and Evolution|
|Biodiversity, Species Interactions, and Population Control|
|The Human Population and Its Impact|
|Climate and Biodiversity|
|Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach|
|Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach|
|Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity|
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