Ciencias ambientales: ecología y desarrollo sostenible / Bernard J. Nebel, Richard T. Wright ; tr. Francisco Javier Dávila. Author: Nebel, Bernard J Search this. Sustainable Future. Front Cover. Richard T. Wright, Bernard J. Nebel. Pearson Prentice Hall, – Ciencias medioambientales – Libros de texto – pages. Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future: Bernard J. Nebel, Richard T. Wright: : Libros.

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The test bank questions are a part of the teacher’s book’s content and provide problems related to the textbook. But this cannot really be proven. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The chapter outlines are very helpful when reading the chapter.

Write a review Rate this item: There were small summaries in the chapter outline that acted as weak replacements for the key concepts. It explores the interactions of humans within the natural environment and probes issues thoroughly examining their scientific basis, their history, and society’s response. In general, it is unclear why certain trucks are moving the direction they are; for example, the truck labeled, “cancer deaths” is shown moving toward sustainability.

Get to Know Us. Little other information is available to support Chiras’ argument. This section of the review focuses on spotlights on sustainable development, go green, critical thinking, and test bank questions.

One of the most confusing diagrams r the book is a drawing of trucks on a highway. Environmental Science Richard T.

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Chiras adjusted his richsrd to try and meet these standards, but the book was not accepted due to opposition from two conservative lobbying groups that claimed his text was “anti-free enterprise, anti-Christian, and anti-American.


Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. But, it is a textbook for a general course with no prerequisite science, and the information it contains is broad and foundational. However, sometimes he fails to represent both sides fairly and completely. Home About Help Search. WrightBernard J.

I just finished reading the 8th edition. The Go Green sections are fascinating because they are helpful and comprehensible. He is also critical of values and how parents can lecture them into people, without considering that his entire book is a bit of a lecture.

We would recommend that others start out by researching about this book before purchasing it to familiarize themselves with the writing style of Dr. For example, a tip in Chapter 13 is “Water lawns and gardens conservatively– for instance, during the coolest part of the day.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Over all, the website is beneficial and, while at times it can be frustrating, in the end it is worth the extra money.

Along the side of the road, there is a truck stop, and the trucks in it are marked as richzrd moving toward nor wrght from sustainability. Chiras quotes or cites his own work at least eight times in the book.

There is also an interactive glossary on the website. The parts are about four to five chapters long. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

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Overall, the text is accurate and clear. I had hoped to see more specific chemical reactions and such. Not mentioned, not indexed. Additionally, the information included in the text and the key concept captions are all based off of Chiras’ views, except for a small number of articles in the text that were written by others. The underlying theme is that of progress toward sustainability, which is continually addressed throughout the book.


In the preface, the author introduces the spotlights as case studies demonstrating how some cities, towns and businesses are going green and developing sustainably. For example, in chapter 15, beginning on pagethere is a positive article on the idea of hydrogen being our key substance for a renewable energy future.

While Environmental Science, 9th Edition could use some additional editing, it is a helpful learning tool for fundamental information about the Earth and sustainability. For example, the spotlights about cohousing and community cars don’t mention things like how cohousing isn’t very transport- friendly or how community cars would mean that the cars would have to be on a schedule.

Environmental Science Richard T. Pros and cons lean favorably towards the author’s point of view. Learn more about Amazon Prime. At the front of each chapter is a chapter outline, which is very useful because it gives you an idea of upcoming concepts.

Ver todas las apps de lectura gratuitas de Kindle. There are many things on the website. Would’ve preferred some multiple choice quizzes in it, though. For example, one figure accurately displays how the concentration of pesticides, namely DDT, dramatically increases towards the top of the food chain. User lists Similar Items.

Power points material supplemented on blackboard summarized material well. Sadly, you have to complete the whole quiz before it can be graded. There are a few slight problems with these small captions, also.

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