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Environmental Science: Pearson New International Edition By Richard T. Wright

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Environmental Science: Pearson New International Edition: Toward a Sustainable Future by Richard T. Wright

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For introductory courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Biology.

With dramatically revised illustrations, the Twelfth Edition of Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future is even more student-friendly while retaining the currency and accuracy that has made Wright/Boorse a best seller. The text and media program continue to help students understand the science behind environmental issues and what they can do to build a more sustainable future, with further exploration of the hallmark core themes: Science, Sustainability, and Stewardship.

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Table of Contents


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

Additional information

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Environmental Science: Pearson New International Edition: Toward a Sustainable Future by Richard T. Wright
Richard T. Wright
Used - Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2013-07-26
664
1292020849
9781292020846
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.