Living with the Planet: Making a Difference in a Time of Climate Change (Paperback)

By: Ruhland, Catherine Von; Wadhams, Peter

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Taking a step back from minor problems to investigate larger global issues, this hard-hitting guide offers an in-depth investigation into worldwide environmental troubles. Beginning with an overview of the Earth, its atmosphere, and its oceans, a detailed look at each continent is the provided that covers such pertinent concerns as global warming, deforestation, resource exploitation, and threatened wildlife. A helpful section at the end of each chapter offers a wealth of suggestions on what can be done to make a remedy or reverse current trends. Fully illustrated with maps and photographs from around the globe, this vital resource addresses the current state and perilous future of our precious planet.

Title: Living with the Planet: Making a Difference in a Time of Climate Change (Paperback)

Author Name: Ruhland, Catherine Von; Wadhams, Peter

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Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Lion UK: 2008

ISBN Number: 0745952550

ISBN Number 13: 9780745952550

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Like New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 016363

Description: Like New. May have slight shelfwear. Living with the Planet: Making a Difference in a Time of Climate Change (Paperback) By Ruhland, Catherine Von; Wadhams, Peter Product Description Taking a step back from minor problems to investigate larger global issues, this hard-hitting guide offers an in-depth investigation into worldwide environmental troubles. Beginning with an overview of the Earth, its atmosphere, and its oceans, a detailed look at each continent is the provided that covers such pertinent concerns as global warming, deforestation, resource exploitation, and threatened wildlife. A helpful section at the end of each chapter offers a wealth of suggestions on what can be done to make a remedy or reverse current trends. Fully illustrated with maps and photographs from around the globe, this vital resource addresses the current state and perilous future of our precious planet. About the Author Catherine von Ruhland has worked as a journalist and writer specializing in environmental issues for more than 20 years. She is the author of Louder than Words and Prayers from the Edge. Peter Wadhams is a professor of ocean physics and the author of Ice in the Ocean. Product Details Paperback: 224 pages Publisher: Lion UK (2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0745952550 ISBN-13: 978-0745952550 Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.2 x 0.6 inches

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