What is the difference between studying Environmental science and Biology?

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Dec 8, 2015


Environmental science is an interdisciplinary field that can involve Biology


On one hand, Biology is a specific field that concerns the study of living organisms, their structure, growth, ... For example : evolution, anatomy, ...

On the other hand, Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field. Environmental science uses knowledge in physics, chemistry, geology, biology, oceanography and many other fields to try to solve environmental problems. To summarize, the questions asked in environmental sciences cannot be completely answered by only one field of research. For example : climate change, pollution, ...