Are we irreversibly damaging the ozone layer with our chemical wastes? Will chemical fertilizers that increase our food supply eventually destroy our water sources? This fascinating text will expose students to today's most pressing environmental questions. Water and air pollution, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, oil spills, and solid waste pollution are just a few of the topics covered. A great supplement to your environmental science curriculum. Index, illustrated. 2004,205 pages, 8½" x 11", soft cover.