Environmental Biology is a free open textbook that enables students to develop a nuanced understanding of today’s most pressing environmental issues. This text helps students grasp the scientific foundation of environmental topics so they can better understand the world around them and their impact upon it. This book is a collaboration between various authors and organizations that are committed to providing students with high quality and affordable textbooks. Particularly, this text draws from the following sources, in addition to new content from the editor:
- “Biology” by OpenStax is licensed under CC BY 3.0
- “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation” by Tom Theis and Jonathan Tomkin, Editors, is licensed under CC BY 3.0
- “Essentials of Environmental Science” by Kamala Doršner is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Environmental Biology is licensed under CC BY 4.0 and was edited by Matthew R. Fisher, Biology Faculty at Oregon Coast Community College. If you have questions, suggestions, or found errors in this text, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo above taken in the mid-Coastal Mountain range of Oregon, courtesy of Matthew R. Fisher