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Elementary Collection: Environmental Issues

Humans depend on the natural world to sustain them – for food, water, and the oxygen they breathe. But the way humans interact with the environment can sometimes have detrimental effects on the health of the Earth. This collection showcases stories about environmental problems facing humans such as a warming climate, more extreme weather, and rising pollution. It also highlights the ingenious and hopeful solutions people have developed to address these challenges, like feeding seaweed to cows to reduce methane gas and substituting bugs for meat at the dinner table. The stories in this collection can promote awareness of today’s environmental issues and empower students to help address them.