Cartoon Guide to the Environment (Cartoon Guide Series) (Paperback)

Cartoon Guide to the Environment (Cartoon Guide Series) By Larry Gonick, Alice Outwater Cover Image

Cartoon Guide to the Environment (Cartoon Guide Series) (Paperback)


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Do you think that the Ozone Hole is a grunge rock club? Or that the Food Web is an on-line restaurant guide? Or that the Green Revolution happened in Greenland? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to the Environment to put you on the road to environmental literacy.

The Cartoon Guide to the Environment covers the main topics of environmental science: chemical cycles, life communities, food webs, agriculture, human population growth, sources of energy and raw materials, waste disposal and recycling, cities, pollution, deforestation, ozone depletion, and global warming—and puts them in the context of ecology, with discussions of population dynamics, thermodynamics, and the behavior of complex systems.


Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

Product Details ISBN: 9780062732743
ISBN-10: 0062732749
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: March 15th, 1996
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Cartoon Guide Series