Principles of Sustainability

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1 Volume
400 Pages
110 Entries
Complete list of Contents
Fully Illustrated
General Bibliography
Subject Index

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November 2017 · 1 volume · 400 pages · Hardcover

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-607-8
# of Pages: 400
# of Volumes: 1
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Principles of Sustainability
Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of sustainability.

This new volume provides students and researchers with a solid foundation to the study of sustainability. Whether students want to know how to live or work more sustainably, or want to know more about the ecology of sustainability, or want to learn more about the economics or politics involved with sustainability, this is the resource to turn to.

Over 100 easy-to-understand entries provide readers with a solid understanding of the ecology, economics, politics and culture of sustainability. Coverage includes:

• Sustainable Cities
• Green Building
• Sustainable Agriculture
• Sustainable Architecture
• Green Technologies
• Renewable Energy
• Natural Resource Management
• Wetland Management
• City Planning
• Urban Ecology
• Community Health
• Human Ecology
• Eco-Tourism
• ... and so much more

This volume provides readers with the necessary information to learn about and fully understand the major concepts, environmental concerns, and politics surrounding sustainability. This volume will be a welcome addition to high school and undergraduate libraries and environmental science collections of all sizes.