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This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives students the flexibility to take only what they need to class and add their own notes--all at an affordable price. For Introductory Environmental Science Courses (Non-Majors). Build and practice skills needed to understand complex environmental issues The Environment and You, 3rd Edition, by Norm Christensen, Lissa Leege, and new co-author Justin St. Juliana, gives today's generation of students reason to be hopeful about environmental challenges. The authors draw on their pedagogical expertise and classroom experience to help students establish a reliable foundation in science. The unbiased approach of the text equips students with important analytical and quantitative reasoning skills, including how to ask questions to seek information required to develop informed opinions. The authors strive to inspire students, by connecting the course to choices they can make as citizens and demonstrating the role science can play in influencing personal, community, and global environmental issues. With the 3rd Edition, new features include You Decide which presents complex environmental issues and invites students to take a position and consider the results of their position. New Misconceptions address common student misunderstandings related to matters of scientific fact and tackle them head on. The textbook is closely integrated with Mastering(tm) Environmental Science to support instructors and students with a wide variety of engaging assignments and activities.

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Genre: Environmental policy
Author: Norman L. Christensen
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2018
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 0134818768

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Welcome to a new introductory environmental science text that offers students a reliable science foundation and inspires you to connect the course to the choices you make as a citizen. It's about science—informed by decades of careful research by generations of scientists and presented in a manner non-science majors understand. It's about solutions–offering a fresh alternative to “doom and gloom” by emphasizing problem solving and scalable solutions so you can make more informed choices on actions to support the well-being of humans and the planet. It's about today's students–making navigating information, focusing, and learning easier for a wide range of students. It's written by a world-class scientist and dedicated teacher–author Norm Christensen was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is founding dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment, and served as president of the Ecological Society of America. He is also a gifted teacher who has taught the introductory environmental science course for over 15 years and won a Distinguished Teaching Award at Duke University.

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Genre: Science
Author: Norman Christensen
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2012-01
File: 700 Pages
ISBN-13: 080534005X

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Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringEnvironmentalScience does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringEnvironmentalScience search for ISBN-10: 0321957768/ISBN-13: 9780321957764. That package includes ISBN-10: 0134011058/ISBN-13: 9780134011059 and ISBN-10: 032195789X/ISBN-13: 9780321957894. MasteringEnvironmentalScience should only be purchased when required by an instructor. xxxxxxxxxxx For Introductory Environmental Science Courses (Non-Majors). Inspiring Students to Explore New Frontiers and Local Solutions The Environment and You, Second Edition, by Norm Christensen and new co-author Lissa Leege, gives today’s generation of students reason to be hopeful about environmental challenges by emphasizing the role that science plays in environmental problem solving and solutions. The text offers a solid foundation in the science and demonstrates the role that science can play in influencing personal, community and global environmental issues. The new edition has added New Frontiers discussions that emphasize the interaction between new scientific discoveries, ethics, and policy; andWhere You Live activities that invite students to use primary data sources to explore environmental principles and issues in their local community. A new chapter organization also improves connections between chapters and integrates key concepts with relevant environmental issues.

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Genre: Science
Author: Norm Christensen
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2015-01-14
File: 700 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780134099804

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Build and practice skills needed to understand complex environmental issues. The Environment and You, 3rd Edition, by Norm Christensen, Lissa Leege, and new co-author Justin St. Juliana, gives today's generation of students reason to be hopeful about environmental challenges. The authors draw on their pedagogical expertise and classroom experience to help students establish a reliable foundation in science. The unbiased approach of the text equips students with important analytical and quantitative reasoning skills, including how to ask questions to seek information required to develop informed opinions. The authors strive to inspire students, by connecting the course to choices they can make as citizens and demonstrating the role science can play in influencing personal, community and global environmental issues. With the 3rd Edition, new features include You Decide which presents complex environmental issues and invites students to take a position and consider the results of their position. New Misconceptions address common student misunderstandings related to matters of scientific fact and tackle them head on. For Introductory Environmental Science Courses (Non-Majors). Pearson eText allows educators to easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their reading and what they learn in class -- motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. Portable access lets students study on the go, even offline. And, student usage analytics offer insight into how students use the eText, helping educators tailor their instruction. NOTE: This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card. For students purchasing this product from an online retailer, Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content and should only be purchased when required by your instructor. In addition to your purchase, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.

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Author: Norm Christensen
Publisher: Pearson
Release: 2018-06-29
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 0135213096

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You Can Help Our Earth Live Longer! Everything we do has an impact on the world around us--from the clothes we wear and food we eat to the gardens we grow and the trash we throw away. And to take the best care of the earth--and ourselves--it's important to make smart choices. With The Everything Kids' Environment Book, you'll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. You'll also learn why the rainforest is so important to us, how animals go extinct, and what environmentalists can tell us about taking good care of our world. Learn how to "go green" and to: Find new uses for recycled grocery bags. Create your own greenhouse. Make acid rain--safely!--to see how it affect plants. Test organic food against foods grown with chemicals. Make your own compost pile. Re-create deforestation with the soil from timbered trees. Test your sensitivity to noise. Whether you are in the classroom, surfing the Internet, or just hanging out with your friends, you can make a difference. Start today--so our Earth can live another 4.5 billion years!

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Sheri Amsel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2007-10-01
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781605502458

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A back-to-basics overview of our environment

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Jacques Pasquet
Publisher: Owlkids
Release: 2020-03-15
File: 56 Pages
ISBN-13: 1771473894

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Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition, continues its tradition on providing readers with the scientific basis to understand, manage, mitigate, and prevent pollution across the environment, be it air, land, or water. Pollution originates from a wide variety of sources, both natural and man-made, and occurs in a wide variety of forms including, biological, chemical, particulate or even energy, making a multivariate approach to assessment and mitigation essential for success. This third edition has been updated and revised to include topics that are critical to addressing pollution issues, from human-health impacts to environmental justice to developing sustainable solutions. Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition is designed to give readers the tools to be able to understand and implement multi-disciplinary approaches to help solve current and future environmental pollution problems. Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental systems and can be used by students and professionals from a diversity of backgrounds focusing on the environment Covers many aspects critical to assessing and managing environmental pollution including characterization, risk assessment, regulation, transport and fate, and remediation or restoration New topics to this edition include Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services, Pollution in the Global System, Human Health Impacts, the interrelation between Soil and Human Health, Environmental Justice and Community Engagement, and Sustainability and Sustainable Solutions Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words

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Genre: Science
Author: Mark L. Brusseau
Publisher: Academic Press
Release: 2019-02-22
File: 662 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780128147207

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand.

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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101
Release: 2013-05
File: 276 Pages
ISBN-13: 1478468386

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Environment and Politics is a concise introduction to the study of environmental politics, explaining the key concepts, conflicts, political systems and the practices of policy-making. The authors examine a diverse range of environmental problems and policy solutions within different nations and cultures. This third edition expands the discussion of the differences in environmental politics between liberal democracies, military dictatorships and one party states, drawing on research conducted in Burma, Thailand, China and Iran. Topics covered include: the connections between green social movements and anti-globalization movements the impact of globalization on NGOs the rise in local environmental governance and international bureaucratic regimes the global role of the World Bank and WTO the case of Kyoto the current phase of US unilateralism and its impact upon the global environment. This text offers readers a greater understanding of international, national and local environmental politics and looks at future developments for effective local and international environmental diplomacy and both global and region-specific problem solving.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Timothy Doyle
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2007-08-31
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134179657

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Simple Acts to Save Our Planet shows you how to be more active in saving our planet every day by performing some “Simple Acts of Kindness”—for the Earth. Treat the environment with kindness with these easy, manageable activities that range from simple home updates, to gardening basics, to supporting the local community. You’ll learn simple techniques to help protect the planet every day, like starting a compost pile to reduce food waste, utilizing travel mugs and reusable containers, and choosing eco-friendly products. By working to implement these simple strategies into your everyday life, you can take an active stand to protect the environment now— and make a real difference for the future.

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Genre: Nature
Author: Michelle Neff
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2018-04-03
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781507207284

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