For introductory courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Biology.
With dramatically revised illustrations, the Twelfth Edition of Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future is even more reader-friendly while retaining the currency and accuracy that has made Wright/Boorse a best seller. The book and media program continue to help readers understand the science behind environmental issues and what they can do to build a more sustainable future, with further exploration of the hallmark core themes: Science, Sustainability, and Stewardship.
Science and the Environment, Economics, Politics, and Public Policy, Basic Needs of Living Things, Populations and Communities, Ecosystems: Energy, Patterns, and Disturbance, Wild Species and Biodiversity, The Use and Restoration of Ecosystems, The Human Population, Population and Development, Water: Hydrologic Cycle and Human Use, Soil: Foundation for Land Ecosystems, The Production and Distribution of Food, Pests and Pest Control, Energy from Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Power, Renewable Energy, Environmental Hazards and Human Health, Global Climate Change, Atmospheric Pollution, Water Pollution and Its Prevention, Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery, Hazardous Chemicals: Pollution and Prevention, Sustainable Communities and Lifestyles
Intended for those who would like to gain a basic knowledge of Environmental Science.
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Number of pages: 664
Weight: 1424 g
Dimensions: 281 x 216 x 25 mm
Edition: 12th edition