Fresh Air Becomes Less

All types of factories, production facilities, and cars that burn fossil fuels to generate energy, release enormous quantities of a variety of poisonous gasses, such as Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide, Sulphur Dioxide, and many others into the atmosphere. In addition to causing the so-called “greenhouse effect”, those gasses also deplete the quantity of oxygen all lifeforms on earth need, which causes a variety of other problems.

Clean Water is Scarce

Production of goods for societies all around the world comes at a great cost; a large quantity of earth’s waste, is released into seas and oceans. While some of it might be bio-degradable, most of it actually poisons the marine environment which kills off entire species of fish and other marine life. While 70% of the planet is covered by water, only 2.5% is drinkable, and society has access to only 1% of it. We cannot afford to continue poisoning our own water.

The Soil Becomes Infertile

As the pollution circle closes, it brings us to the earth, our soil. Growing particular plant species used as food becomes even harder, as acidic rains destroy valuable nutrients and minerals in the ground, making entire fields infertile. Not only that – crops that do eventually grow, produce seeds that are unfit for sowing, and this is exactly how entire plant species disappear from the face of the earth as well.

Overpopulation Causes Resources to Run Low

Recent statistics have shown us that the Earth as a planet can support up to 10 billion humans. With the currently increasing rate, it is estimated that by the time of the year 2100, there will be more than 11 billion people on the face of the Earth, and this is when real trouble will begin if society doesn’t take the appropriate measures. While there are countries that have regulations on how many children a household can have, it is the lifestyle of humankind that needs to change first.

Becoming Green-Friendly is the Only Way

Many European and other countries have recognized the negative impact society has when it comes to pollution, and this is why they have taken necessary measures in order to minimize all sorts of negative effects. The introduction of electric cars, the creating bio-degradable materials that are meant to replace plastics and the plantation of de-forested areas are a few, but very significant steps for a better, brighter future for our Earth.

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Society in Denial

While we don’t want to get into politics, it is no secret that some parties are in firm denial of our planet’s situation. In fact, some “organizations” even claim that the current state of our environment is nothing more than an elaborate “hoax” meant to fool the public into following a particular agenda. This is indeed troubling, as there are people who decide to join with the naysayers, and continue to be part of the problem, not the solution.

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