Millions of people today are without basic needs of cloth, shelter, health, education and employment. This is not due to overpopulation alone but also due to environmental drawbacks. The loss of forests, fertility of soil, productivity and energy crisis have created many problems. The pollution created by industries and over-consumption by the well-off society lead to the rapid depletion of basic natural resources. Many human problems are also due to mismanagement of environment which is created by man himself.
Globally, the science of climate change has advanced tremendously, and there is a consistent and urgent need for all of us to act on this. The gears of environmental degradation is loss of biodiversity, water degradation, change in temperature and ultimately climate, overpopulation, improper agricultural availability and water borne diseases.
The only way to control current environmental issues is to implement conservation methods and create sustainable development strategies. We should find some effective solutions to restore our ecological balance.
First of all, we should make sustainable transportation choices. We should take advantage of public transportation, walk or ride bikes whenever possible. People should conserve energy by using energy efficient devices. It is also essential to understand the concept of reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Conserve water as much as possible. Dispose of toxic waste properly. Do not use herbicides and pesticides. Use natural, environmentally friendly chemicals for your everyday chores.
People should know everything about consequences of environmental pollution to prevent the worst from happening. We should start protecting the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the soil we use to grow our food.
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