5 edition of The human environment found in the catalog.
The human environment
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Series||McGraw-Hill series in population biology|
|LC Classifications||GF41 .T73|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 396 p. :|
|Number of Pages||396|
|LC Control Number||75022270|
Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical reader. As a book that introduces Environment Science to readers that have little prior knowledge in this subject, this book has successfully covered most important areas of Environment Science, including some core concepts and definitions in this subject, population ecology, human demography, non-renewable energy, alternative energy, air pollution /5(7).
This book explores the way in which human culture and technology have altered the environment through time. The contributors, drawn from a wide variety of disciplines, including anthropology, biology, history, physics and atmospheric science, explore the relationship between humans and the environment as an ongoing process, not just as a recent art. In Cronon edited a collected series of essays published under the title Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature, which strongly criticized the Environmental Movement for aspects of its worldview drawn from a misplaced emphasis on /5.
'The Global Casino' is a compelling introduction to environmental issues which links the physical environment to its political, social and economic contexts. Case studies from around the globe are used to illustrate key environmental issues, from global warming and deforestation to natural hazards and soil erosion. The book highlights the underlying causes behind environmental problems. Human-environment interaction (HEI) provides a framework that brings together scholarship sharing both disciplinary depth and interdisciplinary scope to examine past, present, and future social and environmental change in different parts of the world.
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Human Impact on the Natural Environment is essential reading for undergraduates in geography and environmental science, and for those who want a thorough, wide-ranging and balanced overview of the impacts of humans upon natural processes and systems from the Stone Age to the Anthropocene and who wish to understand the major environmental issues Cited by: Following an introduction to the development of human attitudes toward nature, the book covers vegetation, animals, soil, water, geomorphology, and climate.
It The human environment book with a chapter on the current view of human impacts. When The Human Impact was first published inone reviewer, Paul Ward English, said, "this is an unusually fine book." I by: Underlying the book are three major themes: that the habitat is an important determinant of human health, that prevention of human illness must involve protection of the environment, and that well-informed physicians can and should communicate with the public and policymakers about environmental /5(2).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bates, Marston, Human environment. [Berkeley]: University of California, School of Forestry, . “Enviromedics is the most important book ever written about how the changes in our environment affect human health.
Doctors understand the effects of diet, stress, lack of exercise, and sleep on health and disease. But our health care system mostly ignores the effects of pollution and climate change on human. This interconnectedness is the human environment, a phrase intended to point toward the deep interconnection between the immediacy of our own lives, including the question of "How much is enough?," and both the social and natural worlds around us/5(4).
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"It is fitting that Bronfenbrenner spent most of his professional career in a department with a name that encompasses three separate fields and ended it in a college named Human Ecology–a field that he did much to inspire. He was dissatisfied with what he saw as fragmented approaches to /5(3).
Picture books that teach children about the environment. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. 28 rows Non-fiction. Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as.
Matthew R. Bennett and Peter Doyle are the authors of Environmental Geology: Geology and the Human Environment, published by by: This volume is themed around the interdependent relationship between humans and the environment, an important topic in the work of Corrie Bakels.
How do environmental constraints and opportunities influence human behaviour and what is the human impact on the ecology and appearance of the landscape. And what can archaeological knowledge contribute to the current discussions about the Author: Victor Klinkenberg, Roos van Oosten Carol van Driel-Murray.
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The Earth, Humans, & the Environment What is Environmental Science. Environmental science is the dynamic, interdisciplinary study of the interaction of living and non-living parts of the environment, with special focus on the impact of humans on the environment.
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Fisher. Book Description The field of human rights and the environment has grown phenomenally during the last few years and this textbook will be one of the first to encourage students to think critically about how many environmental issues lead to a violation of existing rights.
The book includes new or expanded sections on species decline, pollution, sea level, ozone depletion, and climate change, as well as an expanded guide for further reading. It provides a comprehensive view of the major environmental issues facing the world today and gives students of the environment an essential introduction to the impact of humans on the Earth.
Book Description. The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change.
This book examines the aviation industry from an anthropological perspective, focusing on the sector’s environmental impact and the challenges facing attempts to shift to more sustainable solutions.
Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself, this list of the best popular science books of about climate change, conservation and the environment is Author: Grrlscientist. The World Without Us is a non-fiction book about what would happen to the natural and built environment if humans suddenly disappeared, written by American journalist Alan Weisman and published by St.
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Written largely as a thought experiment, it Author: Alan Weisman. Human Impact on The Enviroment is a Double-Edged Sword. The expansion of human population and the requirements of our growing human family place strenuous demands on our environment.
Through human intervention, we have altered our ecosystem forever.Moving through the content of this book can be compared to a journey. Before we begin our journey we will place the content and purposes of this human behavior and the social environment (HBSE) book within the context of the purposes and foundations of social work education as they have been defined by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).File Size: 1MB.Books shelved as human-environment-interaction: Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming by William Antholis, The Native Mind and t.