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Online background information
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Over 4,000 entries explore the following key themes and more: Conservation Demographic change, Environmental management, Environmental policy, Environmental security, Food security, Glaciation, Green Revolution, Human impact on environment, Industrialization, Landuse change, Military impacts on environment, Mining and mining impacts, Nuclear energy, Pollution, Renewable resources, Solar energy, Sustainability, Tourism, Trade, Water resources, Water security, Wildlife conservation
A comprehensive, interdisciplinary reference source on the natural and human-made changes in the earth's physical, biological, and chemical systems. The 300 original articles and many illsytrations present the full range of interactions between technological, political, and economic forces and the state of the planet.
The Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology provides unprecedented, peer-reviewed coverage in more than 550 separate entries comprising 38 topical sections. ESST establishes a foundation for the many sustainability and policy evaluations being performed in institutions worldwide. An indispensable resource for scientists and engineers in developing new technologies and for applying existing technologies to sustainability.
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