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Environmental Management

Environmental Science

Environmental Science: A Canadian PerspectiveCanadian Content

By: Bill Freedman, Dalhousie University

This environmental science text has been positively-reviewed and has been successfully adopted by other faculty. It covers introductory concepts in environmental science, from ecosystems to sustainable development.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, and summaries.

Attribution:  Environmental Science: A Canadian Perspective by Bill Freedman is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (CC BY-NC)  4.0 International License.

Environmental Biology

Edited by: Matthew R. Fisher, Oregon Coast Community College

This world environmental biology text covers salient issues in the environment using a biological perspective. It covers introductory concepts in environmental biology, from climate change to ozone depletion.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, and summaries.

Attribution:  Environmental Biology edited by Matthew R. Fisher is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 International License.

American Environmental History

By: Dan Allosso, Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

American Environmental HistoryFor too long the environment has been considered little more than a neutral background to history. This text surveys findings of the new field of Environmental History about how the environment of the Americas influenced the actions of people here and how people affected their environments, from prehistory to the present.

Attribution: American Environmental History by Dan Allosso is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation

By: Tom Theis and Jonathan Tomkin, University of Illinois,

Sustainability: A Comprehensive FoundationWith “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation”, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge – including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. As sustainability is a multi-disciplinary area of study, the text is the product of multiple authors drawn from the diverse faculty of the University of Illinois: each chapter is written by a recognized expert in the field.

Attribution: Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation by Tom Theis and Jonathan Tomkin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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