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Philip Dearden and Bruce Mitchell

Environmental Change and Challenge, Third Edition
ISBN 13: 9780195428650

About the Book

Environmental Change and Challenge: A Canadian Perspective helps students understand the ongoing change, complexity, and conflict associated with environmental issues. Introducing the basic scientific concepts relevant to the study of the global environment, this text explains the application of science to resource management.

The book aids student with an understanding of the biosphere's function, and to link basic environmental management principles to environmental and resource problems in a Canadian context. It provides both a basic background of the issues and a broad platform on which further understanding can be built.

  • Communicates scientific concepts to non-science majors more effectively
  • Guest Statements provide a variety of perspectives from well-known environmental science experts which helps to personalize the material for students
  • Each chapter ends with a summary, key terms, review questions, related web sites, and references and suggested readings


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