Living in the Environment

Living in the Environment

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Inspiring people to care about the planet. In the new edition of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to equip students with the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a difference solving todaya€™s environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers, and features over 200 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as the integrating theme, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT 18e, provides clear introductions to the multiple environmental problems that we face and balanced discussions to evaluate potential solutions. In addition to the integration of new and engaging National Geographic content, every chapter has been thoroughly updated and 18 new Core Case Studies offer current examples of present environmental problems and scenarios for potential solutions. The concept-centered approach used in the text transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be and their important role in shaping it. offers additional exclusive National Geographic content, including high-quality videos on important environmental problems and efforts being made to address them. Team up with Mller/Spoolmana€™s, LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT and the National Geographic Society to offer your students the most inspiring introduction to environmental science available! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.This creates a fastmoving thermal wave that races along the length of each carbon nanotube 10, 000 times faster than the heat produced by the normal burning of the fuel. Prototypes of such batteries put out about 100 times more energy than do lithium-ion batteries of the same weight, ... lightweight, and easily rechargeable car battery that can store enough energy to power a vehicle over long distances.

Title:Living in the Environment
Author:G. Miller, Scott Spoolman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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