an attempt to control human impact on and interaction with the environment in order to preserve natural resources
Environmental management focuses on the improvement of human welfare for present and future generations.
noun 1. the branch of medicine dealing with the effects of the environment on human health, especiallythe physical, mental, and emotional responses to environmental factors. 2. the study of the causes of disease in an environmental context, and the development of methods of detection, control, and prevention of environmentally related disease.
noun 1. . Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) An agency established by the United States government to coordinate federal programs aimed at combating pollution and protecting the environment.
- Environmental psychology
noun See ecopsychology environmental psychology n. The study of how changes in physical space and related physical stimuli can affect the behavior of individuals.
noun 1. the limiting effect of environmental conditions on the numerical growth of a population.