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Principles of sustainability / editor, Lerner Media Group
eBook | Grey House Publishing | 2017
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1 online resource (xii, 447 pages) : illustrations.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Agricultural runoff -- Air pollution policy -- Alternative energy sources -- Antibiotics as environmental waste -- Aquaculture's environmental impact -- Automobile emissions -- Beach erosion -- Bees and other pollinators -- Bhopal disaster -- Biodiversity action plans -- Biomagnification -- Biomass conversion -- Biomes and environmental issues -- Biopesticides and the environment -- Biopiracy and bioprospecting -- Bioremediation -- Biotechnology and genetic engineering -- BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- Carbon dioxide -- Carbon dioxide air capture -- Carcinogens in the environment -- Carrying capacity -- Chernobyl nuclear accident -- Chlorofluorocarbons and the ozone -- Clean air act and amendments -- Clean water act and amendments -- Climate accommodation -- Climate change and human health -- Climate change and oceans -- Climate models -- Cogeneration power systems -- Commercial fishing -- Community gardens -- Coniferous forests -- Conservation movement -- Conservation policy -- Controlled burning -- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) -- Coral reefs and coral bleaching -- Dams and reservoirs -- Dead zones -- Destruction of the rain forests -- Detoxification (environmental) -- Detrimental health effects of smog -- Development Gap -- Earth Day -- Earth resources satellites -- Ecological footprint -- Ecotourism: pros and cons -- El Nino and La Nina -- Electronic waste -- Endangered species and species protection policy -- Energy-efficiency labeling -- Environmental causes of cancer clusters -- Environmental effects of coal mining and coal burning -- Environmental impact assessments and statements -- Environmental impacts of desalination -- Environmental impacts of raising cattle -- Environmental refugees -- Erosion and erosion control -- Eutrophication -- Extinctions and species loss -- Floodplains and environmental threats -- Forest management -- Fossil fuels and environmental degradation -- Genetically modified organisms and environmentalism -- Geoengineering -- Glacial melting -- Global biodiversity assessment -- Globalization -- Grazing and grasslands -- Great Barrier Reef and preservation efforts -- Green buildings -- Green marketing -- Greenbelts -- Greenhouse gases and air pollution -- Greenwashing -- Groundwater pollution -- Habitat destruction -- Hazardous and toxic substance regulation -- Hazardous waste -- Health problems caused by exposure to lead -- Hybrid vehicles -- Impact of ocean currents on global climate -- Incineration of waste products -- Indoor air pollution -- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) -- International environmental law -- International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) -- Iron Fertilization -- Land clearance -- Land pollution -- Land-use policy -- Light pollution -- Logging and clear-cutting -- Nuclear power industry and the environment -- Ocean dumping -- Ocean pollution -- Oil drilling -- Oil spills -- Organic gardening and farming -- Our common future -- Overconsumption -- Overgrazing of livestock -- Pandemics -- Planned obsolescence -- Plastics -- Poaching -- Pollution permit trading -- Population growth and environmental impact -- Positive feedback and tipping points -- Precautionary principle -- Preservation -- Radon as a health hazard -- Rainwater harvesting -- Renewable energy -- Renewable resources -- Resource depletion -- Resource recovery -- Riparian rights -- Seed banks -- Sewage treatment and disposal -- Slash-and-burn agriculture -- Smart grids and renewable energy -- Soil conservation -- Solid waste management policy -- Spaceship Earth metaphor -- Stormwater management -- Strip and surface mining -- Superfund legislation -- Sustainable agriculture -- Sustainable development -- Sustainable forestry -- Tidal energy -- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) -- Urban ecology -- Urban planning -- Volcanoes and weather -- Waste management -- Water conservation -- Water pollution -- Water treatment -- Watershed management -- Whaling -- Wilderness areas -- Wildfires -- Wildlife refuges -- Zoning laws -- U.S. federal laws concerning the environment -- Directory of U.S. National Parks -- Major world national parks and protected areas -- Environmental organizations -- Sustainability timeline -- Key figures in sustainability.
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Summary
Provides students and researchers with a solid foundation to study of sustainability.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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