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Revolving around the principles of sustainability, this new edition sets out to provide students with a balanced, complete treatment of environmental issues - their scientific basis, history and future. Material is revised to reflect changing environmental understanding and issues.

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Genre: Environmental sciences
Author: Bernard J. Nebel
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
Release: 1993
File: 630 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132854465

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This book is intended to meet the academic requirements of the subject 'Environmental Studies' for undergraduate students in Indian and overseas universities. The contents have been prepared keeping in mind the widest possible variations in the background of the users.The entire UGC syllabus and supplementary materials are in the nine chapters. Chapter 1 describes the multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies. Chapter 2 and 3 comprehensively elaborate the forest, water, minerals, food, energy and land resources. Chapter 4 explains various aspects of biodiversity. Chapter 5 discusses the science of ecology and concepts of ecosystem. Chapter 6 is an exhaustive description of environmental pollution, its sources, effects and control measures. The sustainable development has been discussed in Chapter 7. Issues on environment and health, human rights, AIDS, women & child welfare and role of IT industry have been addressed in great length in Chapter 8.Key features of this book include authentic, simple to the point and latest account of each and every topic besides well sketched illustrations and various case studies. The book also contains glossary of terms which can be of particular use to students with little or no science background, and appendices and abbreviations commonly used in describing environmental studies

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Author: B. S. Chauhan
Publisher: Firewall Media
Release: 2008-05
File: 377 Pages
ISBN-13: 8131803287

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Genre: Environmental sciences
Author: Bill Freedman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2006
File: 652 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132000415

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The easy way to score high in Environmental Science Environmental science is a fascinating subject, but somestudents have a hard time grasping the interrelationships of thenatural world and the role that humans play within the environment.Presented in a straightforward format, Environmental Science ForDummies gives you plain-English, easy-to-understandexplanations of the concepts and material you'll encounter in yourintroductory-level course. Here, you get discussions of the earth's natural resources andthe problems that arise when resources like air, water, and soilare contaminated by manmade pollutants. Sustainability is alsoexamined, including the latest advancements in recycling and energyproduction technology. Environmental Science For Dummies isthe most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to geta handle on the topic, whether you're looking to supplementclassroom learning or simply interested in learning more about ourenvironment and the problems we face. Presents straightforward information on complex concepts Tracks to a typical introductory level Environmental Sciencecourse Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning If you're enrolled in an introductory Environmental Sciencecourse or studying for the AP Environmental Science exam, thishands-on, friendly guide has you covered.

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Genre: Science
Author: Alecia M. Spooner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2012-06-22
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118239612

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Updated throughout with the latest data from the field, the new Ninth Edition of Environmental Science provides a comprehensive, student-friendly introduction to the environmental issues facing society today and offers numerous solutions for how we can create a more sustainable way of life. Chiras focuses on the underlying cause of environmental problems and is sure to present both sides of the issue at hand. Each chapter highlights critical analysis to help student determine how to approach these complex topics and determine the merits of the debates for themselves. The Ninth Edition includes updated and expanded coverage of environmental economics, ecology, and the application of science and technology as it applies to environmental concerns. - Updated and revised throughout to keep pace with the changes in the field. - New and updated Go Green marginal notes provide helpful, inexpensive, and practical tips which will help us all build a sustainable future. - Chapter 15, Foundations of a Sustainable Energy System, includes new content on energy-conservation options, fuel efficiency standards, electric cars, and 'green buildings'. - Stresses critical thinking skills by urging students to analyze complex issues and make rational decisions on key topics. - Spotlight on Sustainable Development boxes give students further insight into timely environmental issues. - Point/Counterpoint sections help students examine both sides of popular environmental issues. - Key Concept boxes highlight the crucial concepts that form the foundation of environmental science.

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Genre: Science
Author: Daniel D. Chiras
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2012-02-01
File: 696 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781449614867

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The Critical Importance Of Environmental Preservation Is Apparent To Everyone. The Issues Facing Us Today, Be They Global Warming, The Depleting Ozone Layer, The Controversy Over Nuclear Power, Or The Continuing Problems Of Water Pollution And Solid Waste Disposal, Are Headline News. Environmental Science: Systems And Solutions, Fourth Edition, Offers The Basic Principles Necessary To Understand And Address These Multi-Faceted And Often Very Complex Current Environmental Concerns. The Book Provides A Comprehensive Overview And Synthesis Of Environmental Science And Provides The Basic Factual Data Necessary To Understand The Environment As It Is Today. It Is Important That Students Understand How Various Aspects Of The Natural Environment Interconnect With Each Other And With Human Society. Using A Systems Approach, The Authors Have Organized Complex Information In A Way That Highlights These Connections In A Fair And Unbiased Fashion. A Study Guide Is Incorporated At The End Of Each Chapter To Help Reinforce Concepts And Provide A Clear Overview Of Material.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael L. McKinney
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2007
File: 642 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763742627

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Author: Anjali Bagad
Publisher: Technical Publications
Release: 2009
File: 220 Pages
ISBN-13: 8184316275

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Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1981, it has been widely used as a textbook at university level for graduate courses in environmental management, environmental science and environmental technology (for non-engineers). As this second edition is significantly improved, it should find an even wider application than the first. In the second edition, the section on ecotoxicology and effects on pollutants has been expanded considerably, as has Chapter 4 on ecological principles and concepts. Further improvement has been made by the addition of a section on ecological engineering - the application of ecologically sound technology in ecosystems - and an appendix on environmental examination of chemicals. The problems of agricultural waste have been included in Part B, and in Chapter 6 on waste water treatment, several pages have been added about non-point sources and the application of ``soft'' technology. Throughout the book, more examples, questions and problems have been included, and several figures and tables have been added to better illustrate the text.

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Genre: Science
Author: I. Johnsen
Publisher: Elsevier
Release: 1989-01-01
File: 622 Pages
ISBN-13: 0080874924

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Author: Dr. Nafeesa Begum
Publisher: Lulu.com
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File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9780359679287

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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.Designed for the undergraduate, introductory environmental science course, the thoroughly updated and redesigned tenth edition of Environmental Science continues to present a comprehensive, student-friendly introduction to contemporary environmental issues with an emphasis on sustainable solutions that meet social, economic, and environmental goals. This acclaimed book is the only text that explores the underlying causes of environmental problems and root-level solutions and presents both sides of many critical issues. Thought-provoking features throughout, including Critical Thinking Exercises, Key Concept and Spotlight on Sustainability boxes, Go Green tips, and Point/Counterpoint debates, along with the updated statistics and data of key issues, encourage readers to become much deeper and more critical thinkers.Current and highly relevant, the Tenth Edition discusses the challenges of the growing human population and resource depletion and solutions that address these issues in a sustainable manner. The book also discusses nonrenewable and renewable energy options and their pros and cons, and provides expanded coverage of local, regional, national, and global environmental issues and sustainable solutions. This comprehensive text includes updated coverage of environmental economics, ecology, and the application of science and technology to environmental concerns. With a strong focus on sustainability and critical thinking, a topic the author introduced to the environmental science market, Environmental Science, Tenth Edition is an essential resource for students to understand the impact they have on the environment and ways that they can help solve them.With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2

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Genre: Science
Author: Daniel D. Chiras
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2014-10-01
File: 672 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284057065

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