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Natural Resource Conservation: Management for a Sustainable Future, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jul 1, 2009

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For introductory-level, undergraduate courses in natural resource conservation, natural resource management, environmental science, and environmental conservation. This comprehensive text 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.  CourseSmart textbooks do not include any media or print supplements that come packaged with the bound book.

Table of Contents

1. Natural Resource Conservation and Management: Past, Present and Future

2. Economics, Ethics, and Critical Thinking: Tools for Creating a Sustainable Future

3. Lessons from Ecology

4. The Human Population Challenge

5. World Hunger: Solving the Problem Sustainably

6. The Nature of Soils

7. Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture

8. Integrated Pest Management

9. Aquatic Environments

10. Managing Water Resources Sustainability

11. Water Pollution

12. Fisheries Conservation

13. Rangeland Management

14. Forest Management

15. Plant and Animal Extinction

16. Wildlife Management

17. Sustainable Waste Management

18. Air Pollution

19. Global Warming and Climate Change

20. Acid Deposition and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion

21. Minerals, Mining, and a Sustainable Society

22. Nonrenewable Energy Resources: Issues and Options

23. Creating a Sustainable System of Energy

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$77.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-68259-8