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Living in the Environment

ISBN-10: 053456268X

ISBN-13: 9780534562687

Edition: 11th 2000

Authors: G. Tyler Miller

List price: $115.95
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Read by over two million students at more than half of the nation's colleges and universities, this best-selling book helps readers to appreciate, understand, and sustain the environment. The book's interdisciplinary approach draws from the natural and social science to present a multidimensional look at how nature works and how systems are interconnected. Major environmental problems are discussed along with various solutions by scientists, environmental activists, and analysts to encourage readers to think critically and come to their own conclusions. Living in the Environment is the most current and carefully researched book available. Miller's books have been reviewed by more than 200 experts and educators. In addition, Miller is praised for his balanced and fair treatment of opposing views on environmentally sensitive issues.
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Book details

List price: $115.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/9/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 815
Weight: 4.730
Language: English

G. Tyler Miller has written 62 textbooks for introductory courses in environmental science, basic ecology, energy, and environmental chemistry. Since 1975, Miller's books have been the most widely used textbooks for environmental science in the United States and throughout the world. They have been used by almost three million students and have been translated into eight languages. Miller has a professional background in chemistry, physics, and ecology. He has a PhD from the University of Virginia and has received two honorary doctoral degrees for his contributions to environmental education. He taught college for 20 years, developed one of the nation's first environmental studies programs, and developed an innovative interdisciplinary undergraduate science program before deciding to write environmental science textbooks full time in 1975. Currently, he is the president of Earth Education and Research, which is devoted to improving environmental education.