Environmental Science: Pearson New International Edition

Toward a Sustainable Future
12e édition

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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
12
Auteur
Richard T. Wright, Dorothy Boorse,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE
BIC subject category (UK)
WZ Miscellaneous items
Code publique Onix
05 College/higher education
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Eléments divers

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Date de publication
01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292034096
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 664
Code interne
1292034092
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Sommaire


I. FRAMEWORK FOR A SUSTATAINABLE FUTURE

1. Science and the Environment

2. Economics, Politics, and Public Policy

 

II. ECOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF ORGANISMS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT

3. Basic Needs of Living Things

4. Populations and Communities

5. Ecosystems: Energy, Patterns, and Disturbance

6. Wild Species and Biodiversity

7. The Use and Restoration of Ecosystems

 

III. THE HUMAN POPULATION AND ESSENTIAL RESOURCES

8. The Human Population

9. Population and Development

10. Water: Hydrologic Cycle and Human Use

11. Soil: Foundation for Land Ecosystems

12. The Production and Distribution of Food

13. Pests and Pest Control

 

IV. HARNESSING ENERGY FOR HUMAN SOCIETY

14. Energy from Fossil Fuels

15. Renewable Energy

16. Nuclear Power

 

V. POLLUTION AND PREVENTION

17. Environmental Hazards and Human Health

18. Global Climate Change

19. Atmospheric Pollution

20. Water Pollution and Its Prevention

21. Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery

22. Hazardous Chemicals: Pollution and Prevention

 

VI. STEWARDSHIP FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

23. Sustainable Communities and Lifestyles

 

Glossary

Index


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