Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues

By Allin, Craig W.

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ISBN
978-1-58765-735-1
Publisher
Salem


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Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2011

Editor Allin (political science, Cornell; Politics of Wilderness) has completely revised the text of this alphabetically arranged work (the first edition was published in 2000). There are 300 additional articles and an additional volume, and some of the original 450 entries have been revised. The selection of articles is wide-ranging: concepts, biographies, disasters, geographic areas, court cases, legislation, and agencies. The titular issues are expressed in the set's topic choices and judicious coverage, especi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2011

Gr 9 Up—This revision of the 2001 edition continues the original goal of meeting "the ongoing need for up-to-date information on the environment that is accessible to nonspecialists." The set contains 772 alphabetically arranged and signed articles (an increase of more than 300 over the previous edition), varying in length from 300 to 3000 words, and covering a wide range of subjects, figures, and issues from a variety of fields such as biology, geology, anthropology, and government. Specific topics include ecotourism, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Yucca Mountain nuc...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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