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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Environment and man /
Author Wagner, Richard H.,
Publisher W.W. Norton & Company,
Year Published 1971
OCLC Number 00134380
ISBN 0393099865; 9780393099867
Subjects Ecology. ; Nature--Effect of human beings on. ; Pollution. ; Population.
Additional Subjects Ecology ; Man--Influence on nature ; Pollution ; Population
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EHBM  QH541.13.W34 NHEERL/AED Library/Narragansett,RI 01/01/1988
Edition {1st ed.}
Collation xiii, 491 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Environment and the evolution of man -- Man "masters" the environment -- Soil, sand, and cycles -- Nature in captivity -- Fire and man -- "Water, water, everywhere ..." -- ... Nor any drop to drink" -- Thermal loading -- The world ocean: ultimate sump -- The air around us -- Radiation -- Biocides -- Inorganic pollutants -- Organics and the environment: Eat, drink, but be wary -- Introduction of exotics into our ecosystems -- Extinction : The lord giveth and man taketh away -- Chemical and biological warfare -- The house as an environment -- The urban and suburban environment -- Transport: lifeline and noose -- solid waste disposal: middenheap into mountain -- Supporting the earth's population -- Population control.