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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.
Plant roots stimulate microbial decomposition and increases greenhouse gas emission from thawing permafrost.
Nature Communcations: Absence of earthworms can explain why Arctic plants are starving for nitrogen.
With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.