I: HUMANS AND SUSTAINABILITY.
1. Environmental Problems, Their Causes and Sustainability.
2. Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews.
II: SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS.
3. Science, Systems, Matter,
4. Ecosystems: Components, Energy Flow, and Matter Cycling.
5. Evolution and Biodiversity: Origin, Niches, and Adaptation.
6. Climate, Terrestrial Biodiversity, and Aquatic Biodiversity.
7. Community Ecology: Structure, Species Interactions, Succession,
8. Population Dynamics, Carrying Capacity, and Conservation Biology.
9. Geology: Processes, Minerals, Hazards, and Soils.
10. Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health.
Part III: POPULATION, RESOURCES, AND SUSTAINABILITY.
11. The Human Population: Growth and Distribution.
12. Air and Air Pollution.
13. Climate Change and Ozone Loss.
14. Water Resources and Water Pollution.
15. Solid and Hazardous Waste.
Part IV: SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY.
16. Food Resources.
17. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach.
18. Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach.
V: ENERGY RESOURCES.
19. Nonrenewable Energy Resources.
20. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
The Dominant Animal
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Environmental Science - Working with the Earth
(with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) 10th Edition
G. Tyler Miller, Jr. - St. Andrews Presbyterian College;
President, Earth Education and Research 0534424082
490 pages Case Bound 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 © 2004