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Living in the Environment: Concepts, Connections, and Solutions, 16th Edition

 
 
 
 
Living in the Environment: Concepts, Connections, and Solutions, 16th Edition
Author: Jr. G. Tyler Miller - Scott E. Spoolman
ISBN 13: 9780495556718
ISBN 10: 495556718
Edition: 16th
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2008-09-24
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 828
List Price: $330.95
 
 

Emphasizing the impact of human beings on the natural environment, this textbook explains the fundamental scientific principles and concepts, and relates them to issues of sustainability, population, natural resources, environmental quality, pollution, biodiversity, urban life, and the relationship between the environment and society. A companion CD-ROM contains chapter summaries, a glossary, self-tests, flashcards, animated clips, and interactive exercises. Miller teaches human ecology at St. Andres Presbyterian College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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New edition of a text in which Miller (human ecology, St. Andrews Presbyterian College) summarizes what he has learned in about three decades of trying to understand environmental principles, problems, connections, and solutions. Updated to include 250 new topics, the 28 chapters cover an overview of humans and sustainability; scientific principles and concepts; human population, resources, and sustainability; environmental quality and pollution; biodiversity, land use, and conservation; and environment and society. Each chapter begins with a brief case study. Contains 599 color diagrams and photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)