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Environment: Science, Issues, Solutions

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WH Freeman

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10 January 2016

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This textbook gives students the scientific foundation they need to understand environmental issues and think critically about possible solutions. Written by bestselling author Manuel Molles and acclaimed science journalist...

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This textbook gives students the scientific foundation they need to understand environmental issues and think critically about possible solutions. Written by bestselling author Manuel Molles and acclaimed science journalist Brendan Borrell, both authors are able to make clear connections between research and real-world problems with a "science/issues/solutions" framework for each chapter.Written to empower students to feel that they can have a huge impact on preserving biodiversity, protecting natural resources and addressing pollution hazards and the changes in our climate. Environment is available with LaunchPad. LaunchPad combines an interactive ebook with high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing.  See ‘Instructor Resources’ and ‘Student Resources’ for further information.

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  • Solutions-Oriented - students encounter a list of suggestions and activities to encourage them to engage with environmental science issues in their everyday lives
  • Focus on Critical Thinking - Think About It questions after each chapter section ask students to analyze what they have just read and apply it to new situation


 

  • Each chapter begins by explaining the basic science relevant to the chapters topic, as a foundation for the coverage to follow.

1. Humans and the Environment
2. Ecosystems and Economics: Matter, Energy, and Information
3. Population Ecology and Conservation of Endangered Species
4. Ecosystem and Landscape Approaches to Sustaining Biodiversity
5. Human Populations
6. Sustaining Water Supplies
7. Terrestrial Resources
8. Sustaining Fisheries
9. Environmental Health and Toxicology
10. Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
11. Pollution: Air, Water, and Soil
12. Nonrenewable Energy
13. Renewable Energy
14. Atmospheric and Climatic Change.

Environment is available with LaunchPad.  Within LaunchPad, you’ll have access to an interactive ebook along with diagnostics, adaptive quizzes and assignments to help you achieve success in your course. Key features include:
  • Video Activities
  • Graphing Exercises
  • Video Assignments 
  • Streamlined interface with social commenting tools to connect with classmates
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Manuel Molles is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of New Mexico, where he has been a member of the faculty and Curator for the Museum of Southwestern Biology since 1975.
 
Brendan Borrell is a biologist and journalist who has written about science and the environment for a dozens of outlets including Bloomberg Businessweek, Outside,?Nature, New York Times, Scientific American, and Smithsonian. His reporting at home and abroad has given him a first-hand view of some of the most pressing environmental issues of today.

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Manuel Molles is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of New Mexico, where he has been a member of the faculty and Curator for the Museum of Southwestern Biology since 1975.
 
Brendan Borrell is a biologist and journalist who has written about science and the environment for a dozens of outlets including Bloomberg Businessweek, Outside,?Nature, New York Times, Scientific American, and Smithsonian. His reporting at home and abroad has given him a first-hand view of some of the most pressing environmental issues of today.

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