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Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limitedPrinciples of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applicationsto 15 chapters--perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science course. True to its title, the goal of this concise text is to provide an up-to-date, introductory view of essential themes in environmental science along with offering students numerous opportunities to practice scientific thinking and active learning.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Our Environment|
|Environmental Systems: Connections, Cycles, Flows, and Feedback Loops|
|Evolution, Species Interactions, and Biological Communities|
|Biomes and Biodiversity|
|Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves|
|Food and Agriculture|
|Environmental Health and Toxicology|
|Air: Climate and Pollution|
|Water: Resources and Pollution|
|Environmental Geology and Earth Resources|
|Solid and Hazardous Waste|
|Economics and Urbanization|
|Environmental Policy and Sustainability|
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