O'Reilly logo

Jobs That Matter by Heather Krasna

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 5

image

PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT ANDMANAGING INFRASTRUCTURE

“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.”

—Aldo Leopold

The number of issues threatening our planet is staggering: reduced biodiversity, climate change, water and air pollution, soil erosion, ozone depletion—the list goes on. These problems were caused by humans, and you might just be the human to solve them. As awareness of the environmental issues grows, so do the number and types of jobs devoted to protecting the environment. “Green jobs” have come to be defined very broadly, ranging from the more classic environmental careers, such as cleaning up toxic waste and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required