Massive hurricanes, devastating tornadoes, out-of-control wildfires, and deadly floods: it seems as though there are more natural disasters each year. Scientists tell us that the increase in natural disasters is tied to climate change and the negative impact that human activity is having on our planet. This volume looks at the damage done to the planet through pollution, deforestation, and other human activities. Your readers will survey the efforts made to protect and preserve our planet. Colorful photographs, helpful graphics, and primary sources will encourage young readers to take an active role in protecting Earth.