Understanding the Environment: Bridging the Disciplinary Divides
UNSW Press, 2005 - 229 pages
Bridging the Disciplinary Divides brings together some of the world's leading environmental researchers in the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and humanities to bridge the disciplinary divides in understanding the environment.
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History and the environment
the study of humanity
Economics of the environment
The environment and human health
Policy analysis environment and sustainability
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