New York: McGraw Hill, 2011. - 457 p. Environmental science can give you the knowledge to understand problems and the tools to help find solutions. In this book, you’ll find a concise but comprehensive discussion of the principles of environmental science. You’ll examine basic subjects, such as ecology, geology, climatology, and economics, as well as practical applications in preserving biodiversity, protecting landscapes, and sustainable resource use. The world ahead is yours to shape. We hope this book will help you grow as an environmental citizen and safeguard the earth’s resources for future generations.