eBook: Climate changeNew edition. Extreme heat, prolonged drought, devastating floods, massive wildfires, and destructive hurricanes are the new face of global climate change. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format--supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations--this title examines issues related to climate change. Topics include: Should the United States End Its Reliance on Fossil Fuels? Who Bears the Responsibility for Solving Climate Change? What Must Humanity Do in the Face of Climate Change?
eBook: Science and Sustainable AgricultureSustainable agriculture is essential to meeting the future food needs of a growing global population while also keeping the planet healthy. Toward that end, scientists are working to develop new tools and technologies for combatting pests, promoting biodiversity, and enhancing other sustainable agricultural practices.
eBook: Science and Sustainable Wildlife HabitatsWildlife habitats represent the physical environment where animals live and can to find the necessities of life, such as food, water, shelter, and space to raise their young. These habitats are found all over the world, from lush tropical rainforests to oceans, freshwater lakes, wetlands, grasslands, mountains, and polar regions. Wherever they are located, scientists are dedicated to preserving and protecting them.
eBook: Landscape Degradation: How Australia is ChangingThis book details the many types of landscape that make up Australia. ranging from coastal to mountainous, riverine to desert, and the built landscape created by humans. It examines how landscape degradation comes about when natural processes are interfered with or altered, usually directly or indirectly caused by the intervention of humans.