Environmental Science: Creating a Sustainable Future

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Dec 21, 2004 - Science

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Contents

Living Sustainably on the Earth
xxii
CHAPTER 2
18
Understanding the Root Causes
28
Spotlight on Sustainable Development 31 Ashland Oregon Shows
43
Principles of Ecology How Ecosystems Work
58
CHAPTER 6
82
CHAPTER 7
98
Chapter 7
104
PointCounterpoint Reforming the 1872 Mining Act
374
Protecting the Last Frontier
382
Chapter 20
435
Chapter 21
464
Chapter 22
500
Spotlight on Sustainable Development 221 Laundry
507
Chapter 23
529
Chapter 24
560

Principles of Ecology SelfSustaining Mechanisms
108
CHAPTER 8
118
Human Ecology Our Changing Relationship with
134
CHAPTER 9
147
CHAPTER 10
168
The Other Kind of Population Control
174
CHAPTER 11
184
Salt buildup
194
Preserving Biological Diversity
214
CHAPTER 13
244
Rain Forests
254
CHAPTER 14
270
Spotlight on Sustainable Development 141 Undoing
278
Nonrenewable Energy Sources
302
Conservation and Renewable Energy
334
PointCounterpoint Are We Facing an Epidemic of Cancer?
566
Spotlight on Sustainable Development 241 Plants Clean Up Toxic Chemicals
574
ETHICS ECONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENT
594
Viewpoint Why We Should Feel Responsible for Future Generations
600
Chapter 26
610
Serving People and Nature
630
Chapter 27
642
Chapter 28
656
Does It Help or Hinder
666
The FollowUp to Rio
682
REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING
695
INDEX
706
CREDITS
729
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