Environmental Issue Of Environmental Issues

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Jennifer Manfredi
INRI 1015
4/18/15

Environmental Issues

One of the greatest things which is being talked about presently is the growing concerns of scientists, environmentalists, and people of this planet when it comes to environmental issues. Environmental issues is something that is discussed frequently in the news, in politics, and in classrooms around the world. More and more we are becoming informed and aware of the current and ever facing environmental crises that are taking place around the world today. Some scientists and environmentalists believe that many things within our lives daily contribute to the growing detriment of the environment. This paper will examine the concept of the biosphere, the differing viewpoints of environmental optimists and environmental pessimists regarding the growing environmental issues, and the ways in which we can work to preserve our environment and solutions to environmental issues. As discussed in the text International Politics on the World Stage one of the main environmental goals currently is to sustain and preserve our biosphere. The biosphere is the global sum of all of our ecosystems on the area of earth that is occupied by living things and able to support life. It contains the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere of the planet. The biosphere consists of the land that we live on, the water that we use, and the air that we breathe. The biosphere also contains the upper atmosphere and supports the life of the living
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