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Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future (10th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future (10th Edition)
Author: Daniel D. Chiras - John P. Reganold
ISBN 13: 9780132251389
ISBN 10: 132251388
Edition: 10
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-03-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
List Price: $195.20
 
 

This text, written for an introductory resource conservation course, covers a variety of local, regional, national, and global resource and environmental issues. It presents a case for building a sustainable future based on conservation, renewable resources, recycling, and population control. This eighth edition is updated with recent statistics, examples, and b&w photos, and includes expanded coverage of global climate change, environmental justice, and alternative vehicles, as well as new information on GIS and remote sensing. Chiras teaches courses in sustainable development and environmental issues at the University of Colorado-Denver and the University of Denver. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)