Focusing on both problems and solutions, this authoritative reference work maintains a healthy balance between science and the social sciences in its coverage of all aspects of the environment. The book is arranged alphabetically and is divided into three major sections: Ecology, Pollution, and Sustainability. The list of 240 contributors reads like a who's who of the world's leading conservation and environmental professionals.
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"This unique, comprehensive, well-researched encyclopedia is recommended for academic and public libraries." - Library Journal
"This green reference book--some 500 thoroughly indexed essays from 248 contributors--is an excellent primer on the history, scope and subtlety of environmental affairs." - The Ecologist