This volume contains 50 chapters that provide comprehensive and up-to-date information in a simple and lucid form. Coverage includes natural resources (energy, land, forests, water, food), conservation, biodiversity, pollution (air, water, soil, etc.) pollution prevention and remediation, social implications of pollution, environmental law and regulation, human exposure to pollutants, population growth, sustainability, and more. It also contains numerous illustrations, case studies, and sidebars. This book will be useful to readers in environmental science fields, even those with negligible bioscience backgrounds.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 764
Weight: 1293 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 43 mm