Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought provoking book. "Living in the Environment, 17th edition, International Edition" provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers.
Updated with the most up to date information, art, and 'Good News' examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be.
- Detailed Contents
- Preface for Instructors
1 Humans and sustainability : an Overview
2 Science, Ecological Principles, and sustainability
3 Sustaining Biodiversity
4 Sustaining Natural Resources
5 Sustaining Environmental Quality
6 Sustaining Human Societies
|ISBN||: 053873535x (ปกอ่อน) 800 หน้า|
|ขนาด||: 230 x 275 x 25 มม.|
|น้ำหนัก||: 1725 กรัม|
|สำนักพิมพ์||: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning|