People often damage Earth's animal and plant habitats to get the resources they need to survive. They clear land to plant crops, cut down forests to get wood, and dig into the ground for oil and coal. As the world's population grows, more and more of these habitats are destroyed because more resources are needed. Increasingly, there are fewer places where wildlife can survive. How can people get what they need without damaging the land? Look inside to find the answer and learn how everyone can help protect the planet. Book jacket.