An Overview of the Top Environmental Issues of Today:
Centered around the issue of global warming, this short overview is written for anyone seeking a basic understanding of the most important environmental issues of today. So whether you are a student considering a higher education in the field of environmental sciences, or just a person who wants to be able to hold their own in a conversation, just 20 minutes a day for 8 days gets you started on your way.
Beginning with the industrial revolution and introduction of fossil fuels, here is an introduction to global warming & climate change.
Closely linked to global warming, air pollution comes from cars, trucks, factories, power plants, and anything that burns fossil fuels.
Water pollution occurs when any number of harmful substances contaminate groundwater, streams, rivers, lakes, or the ocean.
In understanding modern-day agriculture, we begin the story with soil, as from soil springs the basis for all of the world’s land-based life.
Depending on the type of plastic, scientists estimate that it may take anywhere from 20 years to over 1000 years to decompose.
The ozone layer absorbs the sun’s ultraviolet radiation, protecting both us as well as all other living things from harmful ultraviolet rays.
The forests of the world purify the air we breath, as well as the water we drink, providing homes for a vast array of plants, animals, and insects.
Biodiversity is a term that refers to an amazing variety of life,- including all of the plants, animals, insects, and ecosystems all around the world.
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