Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approac... more
CENTRAL THEME OF SUSTAINABILITY: Three clearly explained principles of sustainability (solar energy, chemical cycling, and biodiversity) are integrated throughout every chapter and take students through the practical steps they can take toward more sustainable lifestyles. Icons highlight sustainabil... more
NEW: "Good News" logos mark areas in the text that present positive developments in efforts to deal with environmental problems.
NEW: "Connections" boxes in each chapter briefly describe connections between human activities and environmental consequences, environmental and social issues, and enviro... more
Every Fast Track to a 5 test-prep practice book features: A diagnostic test to assess prior knowledge and focus studying on the topics for which students need the most help. Recommended strategies and tips for taking the exam. Review of the course content with questions stimulating the AP exam. Cross-references to the Brooks... more