everywhere I look, glimpses of color catch my eye. While I close my eyes I can hear the sounds of birds chirping and the noise as squirrels scamper across the forest floor. However decades of greed and little care for the environment has led to the downfall of the majestic forests, an essential part of a healthy ecosystem. If we allow our patterns of carelessness to continue, the forests will be damaged beyond repair. Stories such as “The Lorax” will become more than just childhood fiction. Our damage
What are the Benefits and Problems Associated with Urbanisation? In the years following the Industrial Revolution, the practice of urbanisation became much more prevalent. Urbanisation has lead to an increase in the population of cities while leading to a decline in rural population. The effects of Urbanisation can be both positive and negative, whether it is on the peoples, the society or the environment. The practice of urbanisation has brought with it, many arguments as to whether it is a positive
Humanity has had thousands of years on Planet Earth to indulge in the many resources Earth has to offer. Over the years of trial and error within industry, innovation, and creation, humanity began to destroy the planet without recognizing the dangers that would come to be in later years. Causes and effects of pollution became increasingly aware to the population, as respiratory diseases began to rise in numbers. Pollution is the product of human industry. Innovators are forced to find new ways to
economic development under the Suharto’s regime by enabling the government to issue logging concessions. However, the lack of natural resource management of its natural forests caused backlash from locals and international communities led to the downfall of the Suharto regime in 1998 (Yasmi, Guernier & Colfer 2009).