A Student’s Guide to Conservation and Environmental Science

What is Environmental Science?

The term ‘environmental science’ is the academic study of the environment. Environmental science studies include the biological and physical effects on the earth from both natural and natural processes. The environmental science field can include topics of studies such as zoology, oceanography soil science, biology, and plant science, atmospheric science, geology, mineralogy, and so much more.

What is Environmental Conservation and why is it important?

‘Environmental conservation’ refers to the practice of protecting the earth’s natural environment through organizations, governments, and personal actions by individuals. The study of environmental conservation is so important because it enlightens us as to what we need to do to conserve our planet and resources. As the years go on, the growth of the human population has degraded our ecosystems and has depleted our natural resources. Our earth can only sustain us for so long.

Natural Resource Conservation Information

Water Conservation Information

Did you know?:

On average in America, each household uses over 300 gallons of water every day! That’s a lot of water! It’s important to conserve our earth’s natural resources. Water is wasted every day. (Per capita water use: How much water do you use in your home?) Here are some tips and informative websites to help you conserve water:

Information on Conserving Energy

Conserving Energy in Your Home: