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Environmental Science

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noun

The branch of science that deals with the physical, chemical and biological components of the environment and their effects on organisms.


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Environmental science is often used as a synonym for ecology. In strict sense ecology can be treated as a subfield of the more extensive environmental science.


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Evolutionary psychology

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Which field is best idea?

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