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Environment, 5th

Raven; Berg

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ISBN 10: 0471704385 / ISBN 13: 9780471704386
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2006
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Title: Environment, 5th

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 5th Edition.

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Raven's Environment, 5th Edition is a most accessible, yet detailed, environmental science text. The text provides numerous examples and opportunities for readers to explore issues at a local level.

Covering the enormous environmental challenges facing our world today, the new fifth edition of The Environment helps readers think critically about these issues and understand the concepts that underlie environmental problems. Rather than telling readers what to think, the book provides the information and tools they need to reach their own conclusions. It offers solid scientific content balanced with effective and current examples of problems and solutions.
* Introduces the reader to ecosystems, the physical environment, and Earth's biomes.
* Examines the problems of overpopulation as well as environmental concerns such as air pollution and the pesticide dilemma.
* Presents real-life case studies that offer in-depth analyses of actual situations.
* Includes 'You Can Make a Difference' boxes in each chapter to help readers take an active role in improving the environment.
* Offers additional information on a website devoted to further examining critical environmental issues that will help readers make environmentally responsible choices.

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A Guide to the Environment.

More people than ever before are interested in appreciating the natural wonders and beauty of the environment. Environment, Fifth Edition provides you with a practical guide to understanding, appreciating, and preserving the Earth's environment. With a balanced view, this book provides the information and tools to help you understand and appreciate our environment. It effectively blends solid scientific content with many examples of problems and solutions empowering you to make informed and responsible choices.

With this guide to the environment you will:

  • take a closer look at the environmental issues that affect our lives
  • examine in depth ecosystems, the physical environment, and Earth's biomes.
  • explore the problems of overpopulation as well as other environmental concerns such as air pollution and the pesticide dilemma.

Plus, a wealth of resources including:

  • Real-life case studies that offer in-depth analyses of actual situations.
  • 'You Can Make a Difference; boxes in each chapter to help you take an active role in improving the environment.
  • Additional online information and  resources, including real environmental news footage from around the world and in your own geographic region.

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