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Main Title Living in the environment : concepts, connections, and solutions /
Author Miller, G. Tyler
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Author Title of a Work
Spoolman, Scott,
Publisher Brooks/Cole,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 973483539
ISBN 9780495556732; 0495556734; 9780495556718; 0495556718; 9780495556725; 0495556726
Subjects Environmental sciences--Textbooks. ; Human ecology--Textbooks. ; Sustainable development--Textbooks.
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ELBM  GE105.M547 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/26/2019
Edition Sixteenth edition / Instructor edition.
Collation 8, xxiii, 674, 88, 19, 21 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Notes
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Part 1. Humans and sustainability: an overview. Environmental problems, their causes, and sustainability -- Part 2. Science, ecological principles, and sustainability. Science, matter, energy, and systems -- Ecosystems: what are they and how do they work? -- Biodiversity and evolution -- Biodiversity, species interactions, and population control -- The human population and its impact -- Climate and terrestrial biodiversity -- Aquatic biodiversity -- Part 3. Sustaining biodiversity. Sustaining biodiversity: the species approach -- Sustaining terrestrial biodiversity: the ecosystem approach -- Sustaining aquatic biodiversity -- Part 4. Sustaining natural resources. Food, soil, and pest management -- Water resources -- Geology and nonrenewable minerals -- Nonrenewable energy -- Energy efficiency and renewable energy -- Part 5. Sustaining environmental quality. Environmental hazards and human health -- Air pollution -- Climate change and ozone depletion -- Water pollution -- Solid and hazardous waste -- Sustainable cities -- Part 6. Sustaining human societies. Economics, environment, and sustainability -- Politics, environment, and sustainability -- Environmental worldviews, ethics, and sustainability.