By Michael Allaby

This new seven-volume "Discovering the Earth" set examines the efforts made through scientists within the fields of setting, environmental defense, and environmental technological know-how. masking a vast variety of subject matters - together with the Earth sciences, surroundings, oceans, ecology, animals, crops, and exploration - the books during this accomplished set offer a landscape of short debts of specific discoveries and the folks who made them. those tales clarify the issues that have been solved, the methods they have been approached, and, every so often, the lifeless ends that scientists occasionally reached. perfect for prime university and school scholars and especially helpful to scholars of environmental reports, ecology, biology, geography, geology, and the arts, the books within the "Discovering the Earth" set make clear the way in which the clinical point of Western tradition has constructed. Written in transparent language and requiring no mathematical wisdom, those important books function sidebars the place essential to clarify a specific thought in addition to full-color images, tables, charts, and extra assets.

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