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Main Title Natural resource conservation : management for a sustainable future /
Author Owen, Oliver S.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Chiras, Daniel D.
Publisher Prentice Hall,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 30594205
ISBN 0023901217; 9780023901218
Subjects Conservation of natural resources ; Natural resources--Management ; Sustainable development ; Environmental protection ; Conservation of natural resources--United States ; Natural resources--United States--Management ; Sustainable development--United States ; Environmental protection--United States ; Natèurliche Ressourcen ; Umweltschutz
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKDM  S938.O87 1995 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 12/26/2012 STATUS
Edition 6th ed.
Collation xvii, 586 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Natural resource conservation and management: past, present and future -- Economics and ethics: foundations of a sustainable future -- Lessons from ecology -- The human population problem -- The nature of soils -- Soil conservation and the American farm -- Sustainable solutions to world hunger -- Water -- Water pollution -- Fresh water fisheries management -- Coastlands, estuaries, and oceans -- Rangeland management -- Forest management -- Wildlife extinction -- Wildlife management -- Pesticides: protecting our crops, our health, and our environment -- Managing our wastes: a sustainable approach -- Air pollution -- Air pollution: global problems -- Minerals, mining, and a sustainable society -- Nonrenewable energy sources: issues and options -- Creating a sustainable system of energy: efficiency and renewable energy.