Environmental Science

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE will inspire and equip you to make a difference for the world. Featuring sustainability as their central theme, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals. As a result, you will learn how nature works, how you interact with it, and how people have sustained—and can continue to sustain—our relationship with the earth by applying nature's lessons to economies and individual lifestyles. Engaging features like "Core Case Studies," "How Would You Vote" questions, and "Thinking About" exercises demonstrate the relevance of issues and encourage critical thinking. This edition has been updated with new learning tools, the latest content, and an enhanced art program.

Table of Contents

Humans And Sustainability: An Overview
Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability
Ecology And Sustainability
Science, Matter, and Energy
Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?
Evolution and Biodiversity
Biodiversity, Species Interactions, and Population Control
The Human Population and Urbanization
Climate and Biodiversity
Sustaining Biodiversity
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach
Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
Sustaining Resources And Environmental Quality
Food, Soil, and Pest Management
Water Resources and Water Pollution
Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals
Environmental Hazards and Human Health
Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Ozone Depletion
Solid and Hazardous Waste
Sustaining Human Societies
Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews
Measurement Units, Precision, and Accuracy
Reading Graphs and Maps
Maps and Data: Economics, Population, Hunger, Health, and Waste Production
Maps: Biodiversity, Ecological Footprints, and Environmental Performance
Overview of U.S. Environmental History
Some Basic Chemistry
Classifying and Naming Species
Weather Basics, El Ni?o, Tornadoes, and Tropical Cyclones
Maps and Data: Energy and Climate
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very enlightening March 13, 2011
I probably won't be adding many textbooks, but I have read 90% of this one and it has truly enlightened me. This textbook emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals. The information presented was very interesting, and always up-to-date. There is lots of information, easy to understand. the authors make this relative to the modern person's life. The price beats what most college bookstores charge.
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