Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (9th Edition) (英語) ハードカバー – 2004/4/19
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For introductory courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Biology. This text focuses on the question "What will it take to move our civilization toward a long-term sustainable relationship with the natural world?" Its goal is to engage and inform students so they can critically evaluate environmental issues and make informed decisions about their environment. An exciting new CD, Global City, allows students to put their critical thinking skills into practice through a series of interactive activities corresponding to issues faced by environmental professionals. An extensive resource package integrates text and digital media in an easy-to-use format designed to assist instructors in classroom preparation.
(1) essays of about half a page on topics such as water purification, Are We Living Longer?, Can Ecosystems be Restored?, Poverty Traps and Natural Resources Management, and Green Fees and Taxes, some written by guest writers, usually prominent experts in their field;
(2) very detailed contents pages, and a preface including an overview of each part of the book;
(3) a glossary;
(4) an included CD-ROM, with problem-solving activities;
(5) a companion website (albeit a little out of date) with comprehension questions, links to related web resources, chapter-specific bibliographies, etc.