Sustaining the Earth: An Integrated Approach (Non-InfoTrac Version with CD-ROM)
Miller's SUSTAINING THE EARTH, 6th Edition is a science-based book designed for introductory courses in environmental science. The reason Tyler Miller has been the most successful author in environmental science, academic writing is his attention to currency, trend setting presentation of content, ability to predict student and instructor supplement needs, and unique ability to retain the hallmark characteristics. In this edition Miller has added an on-line Web based resource, a Resource Integration Guide. Updated quarterly with articles from InfoTrac College Edition service, CNN Today Video Clips, and animations, instructors will be able to seamlessly incorporate the most current news articles and up-to-the minute research findings to support classroom instruction and text presentations The content in the 6th edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH is everything you have come to expect and more. Two new chapters on basic ecology (Chapters 3 and 4) have been added to this edition to enhance this science-based book This text differs from Miller's comprehensive text, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, 13th Edition, because there is much less detail and more integration of topics, with a different chapter order. For example, the following topics have been integrated into single chapters: human population dynamics and urban problems are in Chapter 5, nonrenewable and renewable energy resources are in Chapter 6, terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity are in Chapter 7, soils, food production, and pesticides are in Chapter, climate change, ozone depletion, and air pollution are in Chapter 11, water resources and water pollution are in Chapter 12, solid and hazardous waste are in Chapter 13, and environmental economics, politics, and worldviews are in Chapter 14. For the first time ever in a Miller textbook, students will receive a CD-ROM entitled Interactive Concepts in Environmental Science. This groundbreaking addition integrates nearly 100 engaging animations and inte
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