This thought-provoking book examines what aspects of the natural world are being threatened and why it is important for everyone to be involved in protecting it. It discusses the problems of climate change, pollution, destruction of natural habitats and endangered animals. It then examines ways in which people are trying to protect nature by for example establishing nature reserves. It also looks at what children can do to protect nature at home and at school. Ideal for supporting the Geography curriculum it will also help with aspects of PSHE and Citizenship. A list of contents, glossary and index are included. Written by a highly experienced editor and author of books for young children, it is illustrated with informative and interesting photos throughout.