The 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth. The entries cover a range of general research categories: altered ecosystems, climate change, food and water supply, population, politics and global change, institutions and policies, biographies, and case studies. Includes articles on topics such as: Land Reclamation, Land Use – Land Use Planning, Urban Areas, Public Policy, Parks and Natural Preserves – Ecological Value, Wilderness – Ecological Character, etc.
Provides extensive indexing coverage in applicable areas such as urban planning, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, geography, pollution & waste management, and more. Provides some full-text access to journals and books.