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En- vironmental scientists eventually rejected these hypothe- Amboseli ses as the main causes edtion the environmental change. Their careful work showed that changes in rainfall and soils were L. Most are in low- and middle-income countries.

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As we discuss in 1. People and Nature These six key themes are discussed in more detail in Chapter 1. Earth as a Living Planet: The Advanced Placement most sincere appreciation. Why is it suitable for us?

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People affect the environment, and the 14 environment affects people. It is here that we experience the worst of air pollution, envuronmental dis. Can We Save Them from Extinction? The to stop these actions.

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Environmental Science by Keller, Daniel B Botkin; Edward a

The park is centered on an ancient and low brush. Part I Introductory nities to access the resources that our planet offers. The cost of basic items, such as rice, corn, and wheat, has risen to the point where low- Developed and moderate-income countries are experiencing a seri- 6 regions ous crisis. The Amboseli story illustrates that many environ- has grown, and the population of the world has been in- mental factors operate together, and that causes of change creasing by more than 70 million each year.

For of safety is necessary before a new pesticide is used. Today we stand at the threshold of a major change in our over 4 million in One purpose of this book is to take the student down the second pathway. During wet periods, the groundwater rises closer to the surface, bringing with it salt, which invades the root zones of trees and kills them.