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Conservation and Environmentalism

An Encyclopedia

Edited by Robert C. Paehlke

© 1996 – Routledge

806 pages

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Hardback: 9781884964145
pub: 1996-04-01
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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

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography