eBook The Environment: Ours to Save: The Politics of Saving the Environment, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615305548
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305544
  • DDC: 333.72
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Even as environmental consciousness and “green” habits become increasingly embedded with numerous individuals, many of the planet's natural resources and species remain in danger. On a global scale, effectively protecting the environment requires top-down solutions from political and economic structures and the incorporation of environmentalist initiatives into legislative and legal action. This intuitive volume examines the emergence of the environmental movement and the basic principles of environmental law. It also takes a close look at the causes of and governmental responses to species endangerment. Maps, annotated illustrations, and sidebars support the riveting narrative.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Environmentalism: An Overview.
2: History of the Environmental Movement.
3: An Introduction to Environmental Law.
4: History of Environmental Law.
5: Endangered Species.
6: Examples of Endangered Species.
Conclusion.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Bibliography.
Index.