By Louise Miller
Describes jobs within the organic sciences, agricultural sciences, land making plans, conservation, source administration, geology, and pollutants regulate and waste administration.
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Wildlife biologists also keep track of animals, studying their migration habits, locations, and distribution. They have to study animals' diets and where they find their food, investigate how pollution affects their lives, and generally try to save species from extinction. Research Biologists Whenever there is a variation in the natural environment, caused by such things as land developments, temperature alterations, or swamp drainage, natural habitats will change and have an impact on animal and plant life.
Pesticides that are harmful to animals often have the same effects on humans, so that studying their diseases may be very helpful to human and plant life. All ecologists perform the major portion of their work outdoorson the ocean, in forests, mountains, cities, and farms. Page 19 That means that they work in all climates throughout the year. They may then be called upon to work in the laboratory to analyze data and write reports and recommendations based on their study. Getting Started in Biology Careers Now, how do you get started in this field?
All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of NTC Publishing Group. Manufactured in the United States of America. 5 6 7 8 9 0 VP 9 8 7 6 5 4 Page v Contents About the AuthorviiForewordixChapter One The Wonderful World of Nature1Chapter Two Careers in the Biological Sciences11Chapter Three Careers in the Agricultural Sciences31Chapter Four Land Planners47Chapter Five Foresters, Conservation Scientists, and Resource Managers62Chapter Six Careers in Geology81Chapter Seven Pollution Control and Waste Management98 Page vii About the Author Along with the rest of you, the author is concerned with the preservation of the planet and the conservation of natural resources.