We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental at any time – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, workbooks).
Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)
The world's population, at nearly 6.5 billion, is growing by about 80 million people each year. As the world population continues to grow, great pressure is being placed on arable land, water, energy, and biological resources to provide an adequate supply of food while maintaining the integrity of our ecosystem. Population Growth & Health explores how the...
The world's population, at nearly 6.5 billion, is growing by about 80 million people each year. As the world population continues to grow, great pressure is being placed on arable land, water, energy, and biological resources to provide an adequate supply of food while maintaining the integrity of our ecosystem. Population Growth & Health explores how the world s ever-faster growing population impacts the world s resources and the health of the world s people. The growing number of people on the planet is increasingly straining the finite supply of freshwater, food production, health-care delivery, and more. There are more hungry and ill people in the world than ever before, and at the same time, people in some countries are living longer as well. This important book looks at why and how the population is growing and what can and is being done to address the consequences. It discusses different countries population-growth policies and how international organizations, such as the United Nations, are addressing the growing imbalance between the world's population and the resources that support human lives. Population Growth & Health uses an abundance of special features to capture the interest of students: * over 60 full-color photos and illustrations * ask the expert sections, providing real answers to insightful questions * find out more sections, directing readers to additional resources * glossaries of terms at the beginning of each chapter, reinforcing important terms * real-life stories and events, providing examples to reinforce the text * excerpts from primary sources, modeling document-based questions and answers, providing cross-curriculum links.
Out of Stock
We're fresh out of that one today.
So sorry. Try back another time as our inventory fluctuates daily.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.