This volume contains 50 chapters that provide comprehensive and up-to-date information in a simple and lucid form. Coverage includes natural resources (energy, land, forests, water, food), conservation, biodiversity, pollution (air, water, soil, etc.) pollution prevention and remediation, social implications of pollution, environmental law and regulation, human exposure to pollutants, population growth, sustainability, and more. It also contains numerous illustrations, case studies, and sidebars. This book will be useful to readers in environmental science fields, even those with negligible bioscience backgrounds.
Table of Contents
Multidisciplinary Nature of Environmental Studies. Natural Resources – Renewable and Non-renewable resources.Ecosystem.Biodiversity and its Conservation. Environmental Pollution. Social Issues and the Environment. Human Population and the Environment.Field Work.