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By William G. Moseley

This introductory point textual content explores quite a few theoretical techniques to human-environment geography, demonstrating how neighborhood dynamics and international techniques impact how we have interaction with our environments.

  • Introduces scholars to primary innovations in environmental geography and science
  • Explores the middle theoretical traditions in the box, in addition to significant thematic concerns similar to inhabitants, meals and agriculture, and water resources
  • Offers a fascinating and specific view of the spatial relationships among people and their atmosphere throughout geographical destinations round the world
  • Includes numerous real-world coverage questions and emphasizes geography’s robust culture of box paintings through that includes well-known nature-society geographers in visitor box notes

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Cronon, W. (1996) The trouble with nature or, getting back to the wrong wilderness. Environmental History, 1(1), pp. 7–28. P. W. (2001) Environmental Science: A Global Concern. 6th edn. (New York: McGraw-Hill). Frank, A. (1979). Dependent Accumulation and UnderÂ� development (New York: Monthly Review Press). Guha, R. (1997) The authoritarian biologist and the arrogance of anti-humanism: wildlife conserÂ� vation in the Third World.  14–20. Harvey, D. (1996) Justice Nature and the Geography of Differences (Oxford: Blackwell).

This is the first time that economic growth, and modernization more generally, were seriously questioned. Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962), which raised awareness regarding the problematic side of pesticide use, was a seminal work in this regard. 04â•… New York; photo of the first Earth Day, April tion. These include Paul Ehrlich’s The Population 22, 1970. Source: © Associated Press/Press Association Images. Bomb (1968), which – rightly or wrongly – makes population growth an environmental issue (see a discussion of this in Chapter 9).

3â•… Monoculture refers to a farm field or forest stand that is planted with one crop or tree as opposed to a variety of such plants. 4â•… As Yellowstone National Park in the USA was the first expression of a preserve in the modern era. 5â•… For terrestrial ecosystems, net primary productivity (NPP) refers to the total amount of biomass generated for a given area (usually per square meter) for a given time period (usually a year). References Braun, B. (2002) The Intemperate Rainforest: Nature, Culture and Power on Canada’s West Coast (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press).

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