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Author: Peter H Raven; Linda R Berg; George B Johnson
Publisher: Fort Worth : Saunders College Pub., 1993.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Raven; Linda R Berg; George B Johnson
ISBN: 0030143292 9780030143298 0030974836 9780030974830
OCLC Number: 27973258
Description: xxii, 569 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Humans in the Environment --
Interview: Lester Brown on the Environmental Revolution. Ch. 1. Our Changing Environment. Ch. 2. Solving Environmental Problems --
pt. 2. The World We Live In --
Interview: George Woodwell on Global Ecology and the Human Factor. Ch. 3. Ecosystems and Energy. Ch. 4. Ecosystems and Living Things. Ch. 5. Ecosystems and the Physical Environment. Ch. 6. Major Ecosystems of the World. Ch. 7. Ecosystems, Economics, and Government --
pt. 3. A Crowded World --
Interview: Anne & Paul Ehrlich on A Population Policy for the Super-Consumers. Ch. 8. Understanding Population Growth. Ch. 9. Facing the Problems of Overpopulation --
pt. 4. The Search for Energy --
Interview: L. Hunter Lovins on Efficiency Technology: Less Energy, More Power. Ch. 10. Fossil Fuels. Ch. 11. Nuclear Energy. Ch. 12. Renewable Energy and Conservation --
pt. 5. Our Precious Resources --
Interview: Russell Train on Preserving Biological Diversity in the Developing World. Ch. 13. Water: A Fragile Resource. Ch. 14. Soils and Their Preservation. Ch. 15. Minerals: A Nonrenewable Resource. Ch. 16. Wildlife: Our Plant and Animal Resources. Ch. 17. Land Resources and Conservation. Ch. 18. Food Resources: A Challenge for Agriculture --
Interview: Richard Mahoney on Delivering Biotechnology to Developing Nations --
pt. 6. Environmental Concerns --
Interview: Frank Press on Transnational Cooperation in Environmental Science. Ch. 19. Air Pollution. Ch. 20. Global Changes. Ch. 21. Water and Soil Pollution. Ch. 22. The Pesticide Dilemma. Ch. 23. Solid and Hazardous Wastes --
pt. 7. Tomorrow's World --
Interview: Jerry Greenfield on Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream: The Business of Social Responsibility. Ch. 24. Tomorrow's World --
Satellite Photo Composite: Earth at Night --
Appendix I: Review of Basic Chemistry --
Appendix II: How To Make A Difference --
Appendix III: Green Collar Professions.
Responsibility: Peter H. Raven, Linda R. Berg, George B. Johnson.

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