Do you know that the life in the Earth can disappear if people do not care for the forests? Do you know why? There is a big reason for this to happen. First forests are considered like the lungs of the Earth because there are a lot of plants in these places and they purify the air...
few decades, the forest areas have been reduced to 50 percent because of human deforestation. Green forestland of the Earth can be compared to the lungs of human. How healthy you are if their lungs are trespassed. I am sure that you will get more difficult with aspiration; as a result your health...
are the green lungs of the earth, vital to the survival of people everywhere -- all seven billion of us. Forests embody so much of what is good and strong in our lives. Yet despite all of these priceless ecological, economic, social and health benefits, we are destroying the very forests we need to...
in our earth gets warmer because of depletion of the ozone. The heat from all kind of pollution was generated can attenuate ozone. Furthermore, pollution can cause improper growing of plant such as trees in the forest. All the trees in the forest will not growing healthy and it will affect the...
is affected seriously from gold mining. Gold mining’s first effect on earth is deforestation. Some forests which exist on valuable area in terms of gold are destructed to construct gold mine. World Rainforests Movement Report emphasized that for biodiversity and big area of comparatively untroubled...
extremely small complex particles and liquid droplets that are tremendously dangerous to human health. The Environmental Protection Agency’s biggest concern is the size of the particles in the air. Anything that is ten micrometers in diameter can pass through the nose, throat and lungs. If inhaled, it...
, and water vapor; that occur naturally. The cause greenhouse effect by capturing and absorbing solar energy; for without the greenhouse effect, the plant would be indifferent to life because of the temperature earth surface. There are a few human activities that increase the levels of these natural...
One and a half acres of the rain forest-“the Lung of the Earth”, are lost every second. In fact, they now cover only a mere 6% of the earth's land surface compared with 14% when humankind first settled. Experts estimate that the last remaining rain forests could be consumed in less than 40 years...
cases, cause cancer.
Ozone occur naturally in the upper layers of the atmosphere. This important gas shields the earth from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. However, at the ground level, it is a pollutant with highly toxic effects. Vehicles and industries are the major source of ground-level...
Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues
13 October, 2008
In the world today there are so many environmental ethical issues going on that are causing a lot of issues for the earth and humans. There are a few environmental issues that we are working to help...
as a key reason to preserve the world’s forests and other undeveloped lands where vegetation is abundant. And forests don’t just absorb and store large quantities of carbon; they also produce large quantities of oxygen as a byproduct, leading people to refer to them as the “lungs of the earth...
leaves and garbage done by the public are a few examples that done by Malaysian. Many are ignorant of the health effects of open burning.
During the haze, hospitals and clinic often report a dramatic increase in respiratory problems, lung infections and asthma attack. The Air Pollution...
Saving the Rainforests
Rainforests are the world’s richest biomes. These forests grow mainly near the Equator. Rich in wildlife; they are under threat from humans. Rainforests contain more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on Earth. The largest rainforests are the tropical...
life on Earth.
Forests for a Living Planet
FORESTS are the planet's lungs. Home to people and Wildlife. Engines of green economies. Forests are Essential to life on Earth.
A forest is a highly complex, constantly changing environment made up of a variety of living things (wildlife, trees...
become bound to rain droplets.
* The chemical composition of the water then changes and becomes acidic. When it falls to earth it has numerous consequences. Aside from polluting the existing water table, the acid also affects plants and trees. Acid rain can kill a forest by affecting not only the...
The term “global warming” refers to the warming of earth surface in...
Air Pollution Factsheet
Air pollution consists of substances present in the atmosphere in high enough levels to harm humans, other animals, plants, or materials. Air pollution can result from human activities such as driving cars. It can also come from natural sources, such as smoke from forest...
who have given me opportunity to deliver an English speech in front of you all. Ladies and Gentlemen, The title of my speech is “Save Our Earth; Save Our Forest”. As we know, people from all over the world always commemorate Earth Day every 22nd April. The idea of earth day is based on the awareness...
particulates rose above
normal (Edelson 26). Air pollution also increased deaths from chronic lung
disease in the United States. "Although statistics on the physical effects of
air pollution are not easily calculated," according to Edelson, "an alarming
related statistic is that between 1970 and 1986, deaths...
particulate matter. Carbon monoxide, which is a poisonous gas can be emitted in large amounts during forest fires. Particulates, which are mixture of soot, tars, and volatile organic substances, either solid or liquid, are emitted in large quantities from forest fire. The particulates, which can be...
with the acid rain will also dissolved into the soil and it is toxic to the plants. Some of the researchers believe that the acid rain are also disrupts soil regeneration that is the recycling of chemical and mineral nutrients back to the Earth through the plants and animals.
Damage of forest...
. The plants living in Brazil’s rain forest are so
fragile, they could not live anywhere else. Brazil’s rain forest is home to all this unique life, but not only that, it provides much more. Brazil’s rain forest sustains very high biodiversity.
Brazil’s rain forest provides so much for the earth...
sacs and airways in
the lung where oxygen and carbon dioxide are
exchanged, reducing lung capacity over time.
•Aggravates asthma, inflames and damages the
lining of the lungs, increases sensitivity to allergens.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless...
help of many prominent benefactors and like-minded friends, launched their new club. The Club's first goals included establishing Glacier and Mount Rainer national parks, and saving California's coastal redwood forests. During Muir’s presidency over the club the organization lobbied for...
examples that done by Malaysian. Many are ignorant of the health effects of open burning. During the haze, hospitals and clinic often report a dramatic increase in respiratory problems, lung infections and asthma attack. The Air Pollution Index (API) usually indicates the hazardous and dangerous levels of...
quality of the atmosphere as well as combating indoor air pollutants.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, “Acid rain is a serious environmental problem that affects large parts of the United States and Canada. Acid rain is particularly damaging to lakes, streams, and forests and the plants...
Forests are lifeline of our planet Earth, as they provide fresh and pure oxygen rich air and pure water for our living. A forest consists of several different types of herbs, shrubs, climbers, creepers and trees with branches spread out widely. Such branches are called as crown of the tree. Trees...
primarily by nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides released into the
atmosphere when fossil fuels are burned. These acids fall to the Earth either as wet
precipitation (rain, snow, or fog) or dry precipitation (gas and particulates). Some are
carried by the wind, sometimes hundreds of miles. In the...
nitrogen oxides and
hydrocarbons. Other sources are motor vehicle exhaust and
industrial emissions, gasoline vapors, and chemicals solvents. | Most harmful component of
photochemical smog. Reduces air
visibility, reduces plant vigor, lowers crop
yields, contributor to forest...
complex natural gaseous system that is essential to support life on planet Earth. Stratospheric ozone depletion due to air pollution has long been recognized as a threat to human health as well as to the Earth's ecosystems.
Indoor air pollution (see Airlog) and urban air quality are listed as two of the...