December 20, 2008
The World Needs Change
Everyday, society is slowly improving itself to be bigger and better. People seek to further the power of our technology to make us one of the best nations on Earth. Technological innovations are common things to hear in these times. But with improvements and continuous development comes harmful situations as well. With such technology that America boasts, we involve very detrimental factors that will harness the ability to worsen the environment. We have to be very mindful of the environment and fully aware of what we're doing or else bad things will come.
The earth thrives on natural resources as fuel to continuously keep the many machines and dependent sources of technology working and functional. An important example of natural resources is the rain forest. As Simon noted in "Nature in Danger", the "Forests are a prime example of a non sustainable natural resource (Simon)." The rainforest is responsible for "irreplaceable products such as timber and fuel wood." (Simon). The rainforest is a great example of something that we need to preserve. The rainforest holds many resources that are very unique and hold great importance. The rainforest also holds many one of a kind species that are native to the environment. Destroying it any further, as many people are already doing today, will result in endangering the species of the environment and destroying what is so precious and dear.
Environmental protection needs to be enacted. Doing so will help protect the environment, thus enabling our natural resources and such to be further protected and not diminished so easily. Many things can be destroyed and when they are many species and resources go down with it. This includes islands. As Simon said, "Although reefs may not be as fragile as at one time believed, their temperature, light, water clarity, oxygen, and salinity requirements" ask...