terrestrial realm : kingdom, sphere, or domain of or relating to the earth and its inhabitants — M.E.Hopper
environment : the complex of physical, chemical, and biotic factors (such as climate, soil, and living things) that act upon an organism or an ecological community and ultimately determine its form and survival — Merriam-Webster See also OneLook
Terrestrial refers to things related to land or the planet Earth. — Wikipedia
Earth, otherwise known as the world, is the third planet from the Sun and the only object in the Universe known to harbor life. — Wikipedia
Natural environment or natural world encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally, meaning in this case not artificial. The term is most often applied to the Earth or some parts of Earth. This environment encompasses the interaction of all living species, climate, weather and natural resources that affect human survival and economic activity. — Wikipedia
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Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physics, biology, and geography (including ecology, chemistry, plant science, zoology, mineralogy, oceanography, limnology, soil science, geology and physical geography, and atmospheric science) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. It provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems. — Wikipedia
AGIeducation (American Geosciences Institute, YouTube Channel)
The Big Ideas and Supporting Concepts of Earth Science (American Geosciences Institute, Official Website)
Big Idea 3 Activities (American Geosciences Institute)
Earth Science Literacy Initiative (American Geosciences Institute)
Educational Outreach (American Geosciences Institute)
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (YouTube Channel)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Official Website)
NASA Operation IceBridge (Mission Website)
CORAL (Mission Website)
NASA Global Climate Change (Recommended Website)
Learning and Teaching about the Environment (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Earth & Environment Classroom Resources (National Science Foundation)
Environmental Science Materials (Teach the Earth)
Environmental Scientists and Specialists (CareerOneStop, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)
Environmental Scientists and Specialists (Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.
Tree of Life
Prokaryote Archaea, Bacteria
Eukaryote Protist, Fungi, Algae, Protozoa (Tardigrade)
Plant Flower, Tree
Cnidaria Coral, Jellyfish
Cephalopod Cuttlefish, Octopus
Crustacean Lobster, Shrimp
Arachnid Spider, Scorpion
Insect Ant, Bee, Beetle, Butterfly
Fish Seahorse, Ray, Shark
Amphibian Frog, Salamander
Reptile Turtle, Tortoise, Dinosaur
Bird Penguin, Ostrich, Owl, Crow, Parrot
Mammal Platypus, Bat, Mouse, Rabbit, Goat, Giraffe, Camel, Horse, Elephant, Mammoth
Walrus, Seal, Polar Bear, Bear, Panda, Cat, Tiger, Lion, Dog, Wolf
Cetacean Whale, Dolphin
Primate Monkey, Chimpanzee, Human