Environmental science focuses on the interaction between nature, the environment and human beings, and is thus central to achieving sustainable development. In particular, environmental science focuses on studying environmental problems, their causes, processes, effects and possible measures and solutions. It is interdisciplinary and primarily founded in the natural sciences and engineering, with clear links to other subjects such as political science, law, economics, and behavioral sciences.
A study by Gerard Rocher Ros shows that the flux may be greater than previously thought.
Johan Lidman shows in his dissertation that metals in water have negative effects on insect-eating birds.
Global warming can be even bigger since capacity of vegetation to absorb carbon dioxide is likely to decline.