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Environmental science : a global concern / William P. Cunningham, University of Minnesota, Mary Ann Cunningham, Vassar College.

By: Cunningham, William P.
Contributor(s): Cunningham, Mary Ann [autor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, 2015Edition: Thirteenth edition.Description: xxvi, 614 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780073532547 ; 0073532541 .Subject(s): Environmental sciences -- Textbooks | Ciencias ambientales | Human ecology | Ecología humanaDDC classification: 333.7
Partial contents:
Understanding our environment -- Principles of science and systems -- Matter, energy, and life -- Evolution, biological communities, and species enteractions -- Biomes: global patterns of life -- Population biology -- Human populations -- Environmental health and toxicology -- Food and hunger Farming: conventional and sustainable practices -- Biodiversity, preserving species -- Diversity: preserving landscapes -- Reforestation ecology -- Geology and earth resources -- Climate change -- Air pollution -- Water use and management -- Water pollution -- Conventional energy -- Sustainable energy -- Solid, toxic, and hazrdous waste -- Urbanization and sustainable cities -- Ecological economics -- Enviromental policy, law, and planning -- What then shall we do?.
Abstract: Environmental Science: A Global Concern is a comprehensive presentation of environmental science for non-science majors which emphasizes critical thinking, environmental responsibility, and global awareness. This book is intended for use in a one or two-semester course in environmental science, human ecology, or environmental studies at the college or advanced placement high school level. As practicing scientists and educators, the Cunningham author team brings decades of experience in the classroom, in the practice of science, and in civic engagement. This experience helps give students a clear sense of what environmental science is and why it matters in this exciting, new 13th edition
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Includes index.

Includes index.

Understanding our environment -- Principles of science and systems -- Matter, energy, and life -- Evolution, biological communities, and species enteractions -- Biomes: global patterns of life -- Population biology -- Human populations -- Environmental health and toxicology -- Food and hunger Farming: conventional and sustainable practices -- Biodiversity, preserving species -- Diversity: preserving landscapes -- Reforestation ecology -- Geology and earth resources -- Climate change -- Air pollution -- Water use and management -- Water pollution -- Conventional energy -- Sustainable energy -- Solid, toxic, and hazrdous waste -- Urbanization and sustainable cities -- Ecological economics -- Enviromental policy, law, and planning -- What then shall we do?.

Environmental Science: A Global Concern is a comprehensive presentation of environmental science for non-science majors which emphasizes critical thinking, environmental responsibility, and global awareness. This book is intended for use in a one or two-semester course in environmental science, human ecology, or environmental studies at the college or advanced placement high school level. As practicing scientists and educators, the Cunningham author team brings decades of experience in the classroom, in the practice of science, and in civic engagement. This experience helps give students a clear sense of what environmental science is and why it matters in this exciting, new 13th edition

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