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Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future

Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future

Daniel D. Chiras John P. Reganold
3.3/5 (33 ratings)
This comprehensive book describes the ecological principles, policies, and practices required to create a sustainable future. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, sustainable solutions to these problems that make sense from social, economic, and environmental perspectives. A focus on sustainable development puts readers in touch with one of the most significant shifts in thinking and action in the environmental and resource management arenas. A variety of lasting solutions are provided that make sense from social, economic, and environmental viewpoints. KEY TOPICS: Natural Resource Conservation and Management: Past, Present and Future, Economics, Ethics, and Critical Thinking: Tools for Creating a Sustainable Future, Lessons from Ecology, The Human Population Challenge, World Hunger: Solving the Problem Sustainably, The Nature of Soils, Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture, Integrated Pest Management, Aquatic Environments, Managing Water Resources Sustainability, Water Pollution, Fisheries Conservation, Rangeland Management, Forest Management, Plant and Animal Extinction, Wildlife Management, Sustainable Waste Management, Air Pollution, Global Warming and Climate Change, Acid Deposition and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, Minerals, Mining, and a Sustainable Society, Nonrenewable Energy Resources: Issues and Options, Creating a Sustainable System of Energy. MARKET: Intended for those interested in gaining a basic knowledge of natural resources and conservation
Language
English
Pages
659
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Pearson
Release
February 01, 2009
ISBN
0132251388
ISBN 13
9780132251389

Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future

Daniel D. Chiras John P. Reganold
3.3/5 (33 ratings)
This comprehensive book describes the ecological principles, policies, and practices required to create a sustainable future. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, sustainable solutions to these problems that make sense from social, economic, and environmental perspectives. A focus on sustainable development puts readers in touch with one of the most significant shifts in thinking and action in the environmental and resource management arenas. A variety of lasting solutions are provided that make sense from social, economic, and environmental viewpoints. KEY TOPICS: Natural Resource Conservation and Management: Past, Present and Future, Economics, Ethics, and Critical Thinking: Tools for Creating a Sustainable Future, Lessons from Ecology, The Human Population Challenge, World Hunger: Solving the Problem Sustainably, The Nature of Soils, Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture, Integrated Pest Management, Aquatic Environments, Managing Water Resources Sustainability, Water Pollution, Fisheries Conservation, Rangeland Management, Forest Management, Plant and Animal Extinction, Wildlife Management, Sustainable Waste Management, Air Pollution, Global Warming and Climate Change, Acid Deposition and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, Minerals, Mining, and a Sustainable Society, Nonrenewable Energy Resources: Issues and Options, Creating a Sustainable System of Energy. MARKET: Intended for those interested in gaining a basic knowledge of natural resources and conservation
Language
English
Pages
659
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Pearson
Release
February 01, 2009
ISBN
0132251388
ISBN 13
9780132251389

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