Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet
Written by active scientists, this timely book helps readers understand how to think about the environment—not what to think. Incorporates five integrating themes: a global perspective, human population, sustainability, the urban world and values, knowledge and social justice. Each chapter begins with a case study that illustrates the topics discussed.
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Basic Issues in Environmental Sciences
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