Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and Good News examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Repair ecological damage that we have caused. ... In the worlda#39;s affluent societies, businesses use mass advertising to create ever-increasing material wants that lead to high levels of ... American comedian George Carlin (1937a 2008) put it another way: aA house is just a pile of stuff with a cover on it. ... According to recent research by psychologists, deep down, what a growing number of people really want is more ... ConCept 25-3 Figure 25-10 The sustainability eight is a list of eight.
|Title||:||Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions|
|Author||:||G. Miller, Scott Spoolman|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|