Mining and Deforestation
Mining and deforestation help people obtain resources such as coal, gems, and wood, but these practices also contribute to environmental problems. Over time, these practices can affect the lives of humans, plants, animals, and other organisms. Readers are introduced to these negative environmental factors and are encouraged to think critically about sustainable living solutions to prevent further damage to the natural world. Additional information is provided through interesting fact boxes and a helpful glossary. Vivid, full-color photographs give an up-close and detailed look into this environmental issue.