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Students and library users now have an excellent resource to consult when interpreting the major envirnomental issues that are reported daily. A valualble reference source with a comprehensive international scope, the Encyclopedia describes the important environmental terms pertinent to anyone interested in this vital field. Also indluded are over 200 detailed graphs, tables, and photographs. A list of key contacts helps readers expand their search of environmental issues. From Edward Abbey to zooxanthellae, this A-Z resource gives readers over 1,000 entries that tell the story of environmental science. With its wide range of information and international flavor, The Encyclopedia of Environmental Science establishes the standard for students, librarians, and others who want to understand this complex and ever-changing area of science. This comprehensive resource contains approximately 1000 entries covering environmental and governmental organizations and agencies, environmental, terms, scientists and activists, and regulations and legislation. The Encyclopedia is the only resource of its kind to take a global approach towards environmental issues. The succinct, easy-to- understand definitions and descriptions of environmental topics and useful bibliographic sources make it an ideal tool for all high school, college, and public libraries.

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JOHN MONGILLO currently writes school science textbooks. He has worked as an editor-in-chief for McGraw-Hill and as a science editor for Houghton Mifflin. He has both a bachelor of science and a master of science and has taught science for several years.

LINDA ZIERDT-WARSHAW is a science editor and writer. She has worked as senior science editor for Globe Book Company and managing editor of The Paper Magazine. She is co-author of Environmental Science: Ecology and Human Impact (1995).

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..."a powerful reference tool for high school and college students as well as the general public."-SB&F

"High school and college students will easily find worthwhile material and other resources for most environmental reports in this reference. Recommended."-The Book Report

"[t]he book targets upped high school and college-level students, neatly filling the gap between midrange high school and professional resources....highly recommended purchase."-VOYA

..."a well-balanced, easy-to-understand guide to basic environmental concepts and issues....this guide is highly recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries."-Lawrence Looks at Books

..."the timely and current Encyclopedia of Environmental Science takes its place on the public, high-school, and college library shelf as a useful purchase for the price."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

..."this book provides a good overview of environmental issues. The text is intended for high school and college students. It is appropriate for public, high school and undergraduate libraries and those seeking a quick environmental reference book."-E-STREAMS

"Ýt¨he book targets upped high school and college-level students, neatly filling the gap between midrange high school and professional resources....highly recommended purchase."-VOYA

?...a powerful reference tool for high school and college students as well as the general public.?-SB&F

?High school and college students will easily find worthwhile material and other resources for most environmental reports in this reference. Recommended.?-The Book Report

?[t]he book targets upped high school and college-level students, neatly filling the gap between midrange high school and professional resources....highly recommended purchase.?-VOYA

?...a well-balanced, easy-to-understand guide to basic environmental concepts and issues....this guide is highly recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries.?-Lawrence Looks at Books

?...the timely and current Encyclopedia of Environmental Science takes its place on the public, high-school, and college library shelf as a useful purchase for the price.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

?...this book provides a good overview of environmental issues. The text is intended for high school and college students. It is appropriate for public, high school and undergraduate libraries and those seeking a quick environmental reference book.?-E-STREAMS

?Clear definitions of scientific terminology are an outstanding feature of the volume, which includes more than 1000 alphabetically arranged explanatory entries. The multidisciplinary approach, and the easy-to-understand format will make this an excellent addition to reference collections in high school, public, and academic libraries.?-American Reference Books Annual

.,."a powerful reference tool for high school and college students as well as the general public."-SB&F

.,."a well-balanced, easy-to-understand guide to basic environmental concepts and issues....this guide is highly recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries."-Lawrence Looks at Books

.,."the timely and current Encyclopedia of Environmental Science takes its place on the public, high-school, and college library shelf as a useful purchase for the price."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

.,."this book provides a good overview of environmental issues. The text is intended for high school and college students. It is appropriate for public, high school and undergraduate libraries and those seeking a quick environmental reference book."-E-STREAMS

"Clear definitions of scientific terminology are an outstanding feature of the volume, which includes more than 1000 alphabetically arranged explanatory entries. The multidisciplinary approach, and the easy-to-understand format will make this an excellent addition to reference collections in high school, public, and academic libraries."-American Reference Books Annual

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