9780534519124

Living in the Environment Principles, Connections, and Solutions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534519124

  • ISBN10:

    0534519121

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/13/1999
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

PART I HUMANS AND NATURE: AN OVERVIEW 4(46)
1 Environmental Problems and Their Causes
4(28)
2 A Brief History of Resource Use and Conservation
32(18)
PART II SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS 50(234)
3 Critical Thinking: Science, Models, and Systems
50(18)
4 Matter and Energy Resources: Types and Concepts
68(22)
5 Ecosystems and How They Work: Connections in Nature
90(38)
6 Ecosystems: Niches, Species Interactions, Succession, and Stability
128(28)
7 Climate, Weather, and Biodiversity
156(46)
8 Population Dynamics, Evolution, and Human Impacts
202(32)
9 Geologic Processes: The Dynamic Earth
234(24)
10 Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health
258
PART III THE HUMAN POPULATION 284(54)
11 Population Dynamics: Influencing Population Size
284(26)
12 Population Distribution: Urban Living and Sustainable Cities
310(28)
PART IV MAJOR GLOBAL PROBLEMS 338(56)
13 Deforestation and Loss of Biodiversity
338(26)
14 Global Warming and Ozone Loss
364(30)
PART V ENERGY RESOURCES 394(68)
15 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
394(36)
16 Nonrenewable Energy Resources
430(32)
PART VI RESOURCES AND POLLUTION 462(132)
17 Air and Air Pollution
462(26)
18 Water
488(26)
19 Water Pollution
514(26)
20 Minerals and Soil
540(24)
21 Solid and Hazardous Waste
564(30)
PART VII SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY 594(106)
22 Food Resources
594(24)
23 Protecting Food Resources: Pesticides and Pest Control
618(16)
24 Sustaining Ecosystems: Forests, Rangelands, Parks, and Wilderness
634(30)
25 Sustaining Wild Species
664(36)
PART VIII ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY 700
26 Economics and Environment
700(26)
27 Politics and Environment
726(20)
28 Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability
746
Appendixes A1
Internet Sources and Further Readings A17
Glossary A46
Index A61

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