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Author Aplin, Graeme.

Title Australians and their environment : an introduction to environmental studies / Graeme Aplin
Edition Second edition
Published South Melbourne, Vic. ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002


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Description xvi, 543 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Natural cycles and biogeochemical processes -- 3. Ecological concepts and relationships -- 4. The economic imperative -- 5. Evolving values, attitudes and social pressures -- 6. Politics, governments and bureaucratic structures --7. Planning and management systems and techniques -- 8. Traditional Aboriginal resource use and management -- 9. Biodiversity, park management and tourism -- 10. Natural resource management: forestry, fishing and mining -- 11. Agriculture, pastoralism and the environment -- 12. Energy, transport and atmospheric pollution -- 13. Water: rivers, wetlands and coasts -- 14. Planning, waste management and the urban environment -- 15. Trends and prospects: local, national and international -- Appendix 1. Some relevant websites
Summary Introduces the broad and complex field of environmental studies in an Australian context. While retaining the comprehensiveness of the first edition, it necessarily updates and revises material in this rapidly changing field of study. Aplin is from Macquarie University
Analysis Natural resource management
Natural resources
Secondary education
Notes Includes index
Previous ed.: 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page:
Also published as an electronic book (Etitle) by James Bennett Pty. Ltd, in 2004 with ISBN 0190020664. (PPN 263956814)
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Environmental policy -- Australia.
Environmental sciences -- Australia.
Conservation of natural resources -- Australia.
Environmental protection -- Australia.
Environmental education -- Australia.
Australia -- Environmental conditions.
Author James Bennett Pty. Ltd
LC no. 2003427411
ISBN 0195514785 :