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Living in the Environment Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 28 February 2014
  • ISBN : 9781285969725
  • Page : 816 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Living in the Environment Book Summary/Review:

Inspiring people to care about the planet. In the new edition of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to equip students with the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a difference solving today's environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers, and features over 200 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as the integrating theme, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT 18e, provides clear introductions to the multiple environmental problems that we face and balanced discussions to evaluate potential solutions. In addition to the integration of new and engaging National Geographic content, every chapter has been thoroughly updated and 18 new Core Case Studies offer current examples of present environmental problems and scenarios for potential solutions. The concept-centered approach used in the text transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be and their important role in shaping it. offers additional exclusive National Geographic content, including high-quality videos on important environmental problems and efforts being made to address them. Team up with Mller/Spoolman's, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT and the National Geographic Society to offer your students the most inspiring introduction to environmental science available! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Living in the Environment

Living in the Environment
  • Author : G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-02-28
  • ISBN : 9781285969725
GET THIS BOOKLiving in the Environment

Inspiring people to care about the planet. In the new edition of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to equip students with the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a difference solving today's environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers, and features over 200 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as the integrating

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions
  • Author : G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781133169543
GET THIS BOOKLiving in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and Good News examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on

Living in the Environment

Living in the Environment
  • Author : George Tyler Miller
  • Publisher : Brooks Cole
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : UOM:39076001958185
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Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms

Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms
  • Author : Philip S. Rainbow
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-23
  • ISBN : 9781108470933
GET THIS BOOKTrace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms

Without trace metals there would be no life, yet trace metals can eliminate life. Where, why and so what?

Living in the Environment

Living in the Environment
  • Author : Konstantin Merkurʹevich Sytnik
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985
  • ISBN : IND:30000054055847
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This document presents a survey of ideas concerning environmental issues and educational efforts to improve the quality of life. Chapter one, "Environmental Education for Understanding and Solving Environmental Problems," includes sections on the relationship between cultural heritage and the environment, and methodologies in environmental education. Chapter two, "Basic Components of Environmental Problems," addresses the functions of the biosphere and basic ecological principles. Chapter three, "Fundamental Problems of the Man-Environment Interaction," includes sections on ecological balance, atmospheric pollution, conservation and management

Living in the Environment

Living in the Environment
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-01-06
  • ISBN : 1285197283
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Written "to help teachers achieve three important goals: first, to explain to their students the basics of environmental science; second, to help their students in using this scientific foundation to understand the environmental problems that we face and to evaluate possible solutions to them; and third, to inspire their students to make a difference in how we treat the earth on which our lives and economies depend, and thus in how we treat ourselves and our descendants."--Pref.

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions
  • Author : G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • ISBN : 0538735341
GET THIS BOOKLiving in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and Good News examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on

Researching Education and the Environment

Researching Education and the Environment
  • Author : Alan Reid,William Scott
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-10-25
  • ISBN : 9781136763144
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Previously published as a special issue of Environmental Education Research, this collection includes some of the most influential and important articles contributed to the field over the last decade. Drawing out the best articles from volumes one to ten, the editors highlight six major themes:EE and ESD: tension or transition? locating the environ

Humans and the Environment

Humans and the Environment
  • Author : Matthew I. J. Davies,Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2013-06-27
  • ISBN : 9780191626012
GET THIS BOOKHumans and the Environment

The environment has always been a central concept for archaeologists and, although it has been conceived in many ways, its role in archaeological explanation has fluctuated from a mere backdrop to human action, to a primary factor in the understanding of society and social change. Archaeology also has a unique position as its base of interest places it temporally between geological and ethnographic timescales, spatially between global and local dimensions, and epistemologically between empirical studies of environmental change and more

Environment and Society

Environment and Society
  • Author : Charles Harper,Monica Snowden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-03-13
  • ISBN : 9781315463230
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The sixth edition of Environment and Society continues to connect issues about human societies, ecological systems, and the environment with data and perspectives from different fields. While the text looks at environmental issues from a primarily sociological viewpoint, it is designed for courses in Environmental Sociology and Environmental Issues in departments of Sociology, Environmental Studies, Anthropology, Political Science, and Human Geography. Clearly defined terms and theories help familiarize students from various backgrounds with the topics at hand. Each of the

Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities

Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities
  • Author : Sarah Jaquette Ray,Jay Sibara
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06
  • ISBN : 9780803278455
GET THIS BOOKDisability Studies and the Environmental Humanities

Although scholars in the environmental humanities have been exploring the dichotomy between “wild” and “built” environments for several years, few have focused on the field of disability studies, a discipline that enlists the contingency between environments and bodies as a foundation of its scholarship. On the other hand, scholars in disability studies have demonstrated the ways in which the built environment privileges some bodies and minds over others, yet they have rarely examined the ways in which toxic environments engender

Palladium Emissions in the Environment

Palladium Emissions in the Environment
  • Author : Fathi Zereini,Friedrich Alt
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-02-23
  • ISBN : 9783540292203
GET THIS BOOKPalladium Emissions in the Environment

Presents research results related to various aspects of palladium emissions in the environment, as well as an assessment of their effects on the environment and health. This book focuses on the following topics: analytical methods; sources of palladium emissions; occurrence, chemical behaviour and fate in the environment; and more.

Trade and the Environment in General Equilibrium: Evidence from Developing Economies

Trade and the Environment in General Equilibrium: Evidence from Developing Economies
  • Author : John Beghin,David Roland-Holst,Dominique Van der Mensbrugghe
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2002-02-28
  • ISBN : 9781402004797
GET THIS BOOKTrade and the Environment in General Equilibrium: Evidence from Developing Economies

This book is a considerable step towards a better-informed debate between free-trader and environmentalist interests brought on in international trade negotiations. It presents results of an empirical investigation of the interaction between growth, international trade, and the environment in Chile, China, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Morocco, and Vietnam, using a common computable general equilibrium modelling approach. The book meshes analytical results, methodology, and detailed empirical analysis in a comprehensive appraisal of the interface between outward-oriented growth and the environment, with particular

Himalayan Weather and Climate and their Impact on the Environment

Himalayan Weather and Climate and their Impact on the Environment
  • Author : A.P. Dimri,B. Bookhagen,M. Stoffel,T. Yasunari
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-08
  • ISBN : 9783030296841
GET THIS BOOKHimalayan Weather and Climate and their Impact on the Environment

This book proposes a unique and comprehensive integrated synthesis of the current understanding of the science of Himalayan dynamics and its manifestations on physical systems and ecosystems at different spatial and temporal scales. In particular, this work covers relevant aspects of weather and climate, paleoclimate, snow, glacier and hydrology, ecology/forestry among other topics associated with the Himalayas. It highlights the role of the Himalayas in defining local to regional to global scale impact on weather and climate. It includes

The Environment of Schizophrenia

The Environment of Schizophrenia
  • Author : Richard Warner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-09-02
  • ISBN : 9781134595464
GET THIS BOOKThe Environment of Schizophrenia

There is now a body of evidence suggesting that the occurrence and course of schizophrenia are affected by a variety of environmental factors. The Environment of Schizophrenia draws upon our knowledge of these factors in order to design innovations that will decrease its incidence and severity, while enhancing the quality of life for sufferers and their relatives. Examining environmental forces operating at the individual, domestic and broad societal levels, Richard Warner proposes feasible interventions such as: * education about obstetric risks *