An introduction to the key environmental issues presently threatening our global environment. Explanations of the evolution of the Earth's natural systems (hydrosphere, biosphere, geosphere, ecosphere) provide an understanding of the scientific concepts, processes and historical background behind key environmental issues. Contemporary socio-economic, cultural and political considerations are explored and important conceptual approaches such as Gaian hypotheses and Chaos theory are introduced. Human impact and management of the natural environment, and concerns for maintaining biodiversity are emphasized throughout the text.From the Publisher:
This comprehensive, stimulating text offers an introduction to the key topics, a source of latest environmental information and an innovative stimulus for debate. It is an essential book for all those studying global environmental issues.
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Descripción Routledge, 1997. Estado de conservación: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 5653470
Descripción Routledge, 1997. Estado de conservación: Good. 2nd Edition. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP88441419
Descripción Routledge, 1997. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 2nd Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP61678548
Descripción Routledge. Estado de conservación: Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. Contains sticker on cover. Pages are water damaged. Has been rebound in a library hardback cover. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may have been removed. Nº de ref. de la librería Z1-L-014-00720
Descripción Routledge. Estado de conservación: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, and may have sticker on cover, but in good overall condition. Nº de ref. de la librería Z1-G-030-00776