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The Resource Natural resource conservation : management for a sustainable future, Oliver S. Owen, Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold

Natural resource conservation : management for a sustainable future, Oliver S. Owen, Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold

Label
Natural resource conservation : management for a sustainable future
Title
Natural resource conservation
Title remainder
management for a sustainable future
Statement of responsibility
Oliver S. Owen, Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This enlightening, rigorous, and comprehensive analysis offers a scientifically thorough survey of natural resource and environmental issues with an emphasis on practical, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions that meet human needs without disrupting our ecosystem's balance and depleting the Earth of its natural resources. Focuses on the issue of sustainable development, providing a variety of lasting solutions that make sense from social, economic, and environmental viewpoints, and putting readers in touch with one of the most significant shifts in thinking and action in the environmental and resource management arenas. Helps readers learn to critically think, question, and analyze issues from a variety of perspectives and distinguish good information from bad. Includes in-depth case studies end-of-chapter summaries, a list of key terms, review questions and critical thinking questions, and suggested readings. Significantly increases emphasis on international/global issues, and updates examples and statistics throughout
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Owen, Oliver S.
Dewey number
333.7/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
S938
LC item number
.O87 1998
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
S938.O87
NAL item number
1998
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chiras, Daniel D
  • Reganold, John P
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Natural resources
  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental protection
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Natural resources
  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental protection
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Environmental protection
  • Natural resources
  • Sustainable development
  • United States
Label
Natural resource conservation : management for a sustainable future, Oliver S. Owen, Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0713/97007765.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Natural resource conservation and management: past, present, and future -- 2. Economics and ethics: foundations of a sustainable future -- 3. Lessons from ecology -- 4. The human population problem -- 5. World hunger: solving the problem sustainably -- 6. The nature of soils -- 7. Soil conservation and sustainable agriculture -- 8. Pesticides: protecting our crops, our health, and our environment -- 9. Managing water resources sustainably -- 10. Water pollution -- 11. Aquatic environments -- 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. Air pollution: global problems -- 20. Minerals, mining, and a sustainable society -- 21. Nonrenewable energy resources: issues and options -- 22. Creating a sustainable system of energy: efficiency and renewable energy
Control code
ocm36446892
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xiv, 594 pages
Isbn
9780138401337
Lccn
97007765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o36446892
  • (OCoLC)36446892
Label
Natural resource conservation : management for a sustainable future, Oliver S. Owen, Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0713/97007765.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Natural resource conservation and management: past, present, and future -- 2. Economics and ethics: foundations of a sustainable future -- 3. Lessons from ecology -- 4. The human population problem -- 5. World hunger: solving the problem sustainably -- 6. The nature of soils -- 7. Soil conservation and sustainable agriculture -- 8. Pesticides: protecting our crops, our health, and our environment -- 9. Managing water resources sustainably -- 10. Water pollution -- 11. Aquatic environments -- 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. Air pollution: global problems -- 20. Minerals, mining, and a sustainable society -- 21. Nonrenewable energy resources: issues and options -- 22. Creating a sustainable system of energy: efficiency and renewable energy
Control code
ocm36446892
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xiv, 594 pages
Isbn
9780138401337
Lccn
97007765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o36446892
  • (OCoLC)36446892

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