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Are you sure you know how to protect the environment? Many of us believe that we lead lives that respect nature but our consumption habits give us away.
- ACTIONS THAT PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
- Importance of Environment Protection on the Global Level
- The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
Environmental protection is the practice of protecting the natural environment by individuals, organizations and governments. Due to the pressures of overconsumption , population growth and technology, the biophysical environment is being degraded, sometimes permanently. This has been recognized, and governments have begun placing restraints on activities that cause environmental degradation. Since the s, environmental movements have created more awareness of the multiple environmental problems.
ACTIONS THAT PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
Are you sure you know how to protect the environment? Many of us believe that we lead lives that respect nature but our consumption habits give us away. Many little habits that seem to be sustainable are in fact polluting.
We will show you the five mistakes that are the most harmful for the health of our planet. If by there are 9. But there is only one Earth and therefore everything that we do for it, however small, has great importance. We will show you five everyday practices that you thought were harmless, or even ecological, but that cause considerable damage to the environment. Eating too much meat, fish and fruit. These foods are essential for our diet, although they are not very healthy for the natural environment.
In a report, Greenpeace warned that But if this same land were used for growing vegetables, there could be food for 4 billion people more. Overfishing does not help to take care of the environment, either, since it harms the biodiversity of marine ecosystems. You can also be a responsible fruit consumer by choosing seasonal varieties. Buying coffee pods and teabags. Around the world we throw away over 7 billion coffee pods a year, or around 13, a minute, according to calculations by Halo, the leading British packaging manufacturer.
These pods are mostly made of aluminium and plastic, a fact that makes them a very obvious enemy of the environment. The United States, Italy and Spain are the countries with the highest consumption of these single-dose containers, which we also tend not to recycle, or do so badly, since legislation does not consider them packaging and they should be placed in special collection points. Teabags also help to produce environmental pollution: the bags are harmful for the planet because they contain nylon or polyethylene terephthalate PET , a type of petroleum-based plastic.
Another step you can take to reduce your consumption of this type of products is to choose more sustainable alternatives, like traditional coffee makers and loose tea. Using paper bags. We think that because they are made of paper they are not as harmful as the five billion plastic bags that we use around the world annually, according to the UN.
But the reality is very different: they are rarely reused and tend to end up in the organic waste bin. In addition, the amount of energy needed to manufacture a paper bag is four times more than for a plastic bag and its production requires a large amount of water and wood, emits harmful gases into the atmosphere and uses chemicals that pollute water courses and harm ecosystems.
A good substitute for paper bags are long-lasting, washable and reusable cotton bags. Washing with non-ecological detergents and softeners. Most laundry soaps are toxic, as they contain dyes and other polluting substances, such as phosphates, surfactants, 1. These components cause irritation and allergies, pollute the water and harm marine ecosystems.
The carbon footprint caused by the use of detergents just in the United States is kg per family per year, to which we need to add the energy used by washers and dryers. The solution is to use ecological laundry detergents with natural, biodegradable ingredients. Drinking bottled water. Plastic bottles are a clear example of environmental pollution. According to Greenpeace, they take about years to decompose.
These bottles, billion of which are manufactured each year worldwide, can affect our health due to the microparticles that they leave in the bottled water. The only environmentally responsible option, therefore, is to drink tap water or use reusable glass bottles. On 1 February , the European Commission published a proposal for a recast of the Directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption the Drinking Water Directive , the purpose of which, among others, is to boost public confidence in tap water.
What's more, by reducing bottled water consumption the Commission expects European homes to save more than million euros every year. Some more tips for protecting the environment. Circular economy. Organic products. Water uses: good habits. Sustainable cities and responsible consumption. Skip to main content. Share in Twitter. Share in Facebook. Whatsapp Whatsapp. Responsible consumption, a key to protecting the environment Are you sure you know how to protect the environment? Eating too much meat, fish and fruit These foods are essential for our diet, although they are not very healthy for the natural environment.
Buying coffee pods and teabags Around the world we throw away over 7 billion coffee pods a year, or around 13, a minute, according to calculations by Halo, the leading British packaging manufacturer. Using paper bags We think that because they are made of paper they are not as harmful as the five billion plastic bags that we use around the world annually, according to the UN.
Washing with non-ecological detergents and softeners Most laundry soaps are toxic, as they contain dyes and other polluting substances, such as phosphates, surfactants, 1. Drinking bottled water Plastic bottles are a clear example of environmental pollution. Did you find it interesting?
Importance of Environment Protection on the Global Level
Corresponding Author. Environmental protection is one of the basic prerequisites for the overall development of any country in the world. If economic growth and development are to be established, and there is no country in the world that does not want to do so, biodiversity must be contributed. As awareness of environmental protection is developed, human awareness is also developed about the need to preserve the environment by preventing adverse impacts on nature. Law, as a scientific discipline, plays a significant role in these endeavors.
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The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
In this article, she has given the overview of constitutional provisions pertinent to environment protection in India. A rapid increase in global warming, deforestation, air, water and other forms of pollution is posing a great threat to the environment and its living beings. The degradation of the environment through a plethora of activities carried on by individuals is detrimental to the health of all the living beings, including human beings, plants and animals. Fundamental status has been given to the concept of protecting the environment as it is essential to promote human health to have a healthy environment and affords a right to a healthy environment to all.
Environmental awareness is to understand the fragility of our environment and the importance of its protection. Promoting environmental awareness is an easy way to become an environmental steward and participate in creating a brighter future for our children. To define environmental awareness we must first understand the environmentalist movement.
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