To Understand the News, You Need to Understand the Science.
With Botkin and Keller's seventh edition of Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, you will develop critical- and scientific-thinking skills so you can reason through environmental issues and make your own decisions regarding the environment. the author's balanced approach will provide you with a strong foundation in Environmental Science on which you can continue to build your knowledge and understanding of the field and to explore and appreciate the study of the environment.
An introductory textbook that presents the most important concepts in the study of the environment from an analytical and interdisciplinary perspective, and encourages students to formulate their own thoughts about environmental problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)