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Earth's changing environment

Author: Compton's Learning Company.; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopedia Britannica, ©2008.
Series: Learn & explore series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how human activities have affected Earth's environment over the course of the twentieth century, discussing climate, global warming, deforestation, endangered species, environmental pollution, and other topics, and explores the need to establish new policies and practices for interacting with and using natural resources.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Compton's Learning Company.; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
ISBN: 9781593394295 1593394292
OCLC Number: 212894667
Description: vi, 122 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Learn & explore series
Other Titles: Compton's encyclopedia and fact-index.
Responsibility: Compton's by Britannica.

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Offers a look at the environment and focuses on climate, greenhouse effect, global warming and the Kyoto Protocol whilst exploring the web of life with articles on ecology, biogeography,  Read more...

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