Outlooks: Readings for Environmental Literacy

Overview

Outlooks is an anthology of recent articles covering diverse viewpoints on environmental issues and solutions. The articles, collected from a variety of general interest and science magazines, are organized into five major sections. This organization is the same sequence used in Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Third Edition, by Michael L. McKinney and Robert M. Schoch. However, Outlooks provides tangible examples for the breadth of material students typically encounter when using any environmental ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $5.70   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$5.70
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(157)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
1997 Trade paperback New. No dust jacket as issued. Excellent New Softcover print. Book is from Bookstore Inventory and has been Bookstore Displayed. Book might have Minor ... Shelfwear or a Remainder mark. ISBN # 0763706582 Glued binding. 281 p. Audience: General/trade. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Evans, GA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$11.00
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(163)

Condition: New
1998 Trade paperback New. No dust jacket as issued. Gift Quality. Brand New. Fast Arrival. No Marks. Pristine. Glued binding. 281 p. Audience: General/trade.

Ships from: Derby, CT

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Outlooks is an anthology of recent articles covering diverse viewpoints on environmental issues and solutions. The articles, collected from a variety of general interest and science magazines, are organized into five major sections. This organization is the same sequence used in Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Third Edition, by Michael L. McKinney and Robert M. Schoch. However, Outlooks provides tangible examples for the breadth of material students typically encounter when using any environmental science text. Each article is prefaced with a brief overview from the editor, and questions at the end of the articles help the reader focus on the main points of the discussion.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763706586
  • Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Earth Science Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 281
  • Product dimensions: 8.05 (w) x 10.05 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 The Environment and Humans 1
1. The Challenges We Face (Time, August 26, 2002) 3
2. Perceiving the Population Bomb (World Watch, July/August 2001) 7
3. Rich vs. Poor (E: the Environmental Magazine, November/December 2002) 10
4. Environmental Refugees (The Ecologist, July/August 2002) 12
Section 2 Environment of Life on Earth 17
5. The Most Important Fish in the Sea (Discover, September 2001) 19
6. Trout Are Wildlife, Too (Audubon, December 2002) 24
7. Hostile Beauty (National Wildlife, August/September 2002) 29
8. Wilding America (Discover, September 2002) 32
Section 3 Resource Use and Management 37
9. The Winds of Change (Time, August 26, 2002) 39
10. Scientists Say a Quest for Clean Energy Must Begin Now (New York Times, November 1, 2002) 42
11. Link Seen Between Water Scarcity and Poverty (Global Information Network, December 12, 2002) 44
12. Atlanta's Growing Thirst Creates Water War (New York Times, May 27, 2002) 47
13. North America Losing Biodiversity, Say Experts (Global Information Network, January 7, 2002) 50
14. Buzz Cut (Sierra, April 2003) 52
15. Feeding the World (The Futurist, September/October 2002) 55
Section 4 Dealing with Environmental Degradation 61
16. Ill Winds: The Chemical Plant Next Door (E: The Environmental Magazine, September/October 2002) 63
17. Facing Up to a Dirty Secret (Far Eastern Economic Review, December 12, 2002) 68
18. Attacking an Arsenic Plague (Popular Science, November 2002) 71
19. Long-Term Data Show Lingering Effects from Acid Rain (Science, April 13, 2001) 73
20. News on the Environment Isn't Always Bad (Christian Science Monitor, October 4, 2002) 76
21. The Weather Turns Wild (U.S. News & World Report, February 5, 2001) 78
22. Climate Policy Needs a New Approach (Geotimes, May 2001) 82
23. Bioreactors and EPA Proposal to Deregulate Landfills (BioCycle, January 2003) 85
24. Managing the Environmental legacy of U.S. Nuclear-Weapons Production (American Scientist, November/December 2002) 88
25. Silent Spring: A Sequel? (National Wildlife, December 2002/January 2003) 96
Section 5 Environmental Issues: Aspects and Solutions 101
26. Too Green for Their Own Good? (Time, August 26, 2002) 103
27. Seeing Green: Knowing and Saving the Environment on Film (American Anthropologist, December 2002) 106
28. A Forest Path Out of Poverty (Christian Science Monitor, August 9, 2002) 117
29. Growers and Greens Unite (Sierra, January/February 2003) 119
30. Needed: A National Center for Biological Invasions (Issues in Science and Technology, Summer 2001) 123
31. Privatizing Water (World Watch, January/February 2003) 128
32. Groups Sue Government Agency Over Global Warming (Global Information Network, December 5, 2002) 131
33. GM and Ford Pressed to Cut Greenhouse Gases (Global Information Network, December 12, 2002) 133
34. Tricks of Free Trade (Sierra, September/October 2001) 135
35. Lots of It About--Corporate Social Responsibility The Economist, December 14, 2002 139
36. Economic Growth and the Environment: Alternatives to the Limits Paradigm (BioScience, May, 2000) 142
Answers 151
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)