Principles of Environmental Science
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Chapter 1: Understanding Our Environment

Chapter 2: Environmental Systems: Matter and Energy of Life

Chapter 3: Evolution, Species Interactions, and Biological Communities

Chapter 4: Human Populations

Chapter 5: Biomes and Biodiversity

Chapter 6: Environmental Conservation: Forests, Grasslands, Parks, and Nature Preserves

Chapter 7: Food and Agriculture

Chapter 8: Environmental Health and Toxicology

Chapter 9: Climate

Chapter 10: Air Pollution

Chapter 11: Water: Resources and Pollution

Chapter 12: Environmental Geology and Earth Resources

Chapter 13: Energy

Chapter 14: Solid and Hazardous Waste

Chapter 15: Economics and Urbanization

Chapter 16: Environmental Policy and Sustainability