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Basics of Environmental Science

by Michael Allaby

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0415211751, Hardcover)

The new edition of this popular student text offers an engaging introduction to environmental study. It covers the entire breadth of the environmental sciences, providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities. In this second edition the scientific background to major environmental issues is clearly explained. These include:
* global warming
* genetically modified foods
* desertification
* acid rain
* deforestation
* human population growth
* depleting resources
* nuclear power generation
* descriptions of the 10 major biomes.
Special student text features include illustrations and explanatory diagrams, boxed case studies, concepts and definitions.

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Offers an engaging introduction to environmental study, covering the entire breadth of the environmental sciences and providing concise, non-technical explanations of physical processes and systems and the effects of human activities.

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