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Conservation and Environmentalism
An Encyclopedia

Edited By

Robert C. Paehlke

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ISBN 9781884964145
Published April 1, 1996 by Routledge
806 Pages

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Book Description

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