Emerging Ecological Crisis in Nagaland

Continues for 6 more pages »
Read full document

Emerging Ecological Crisis in Nagaland

By | March 2013
Page 1 of 7
INTRODUCTION

Ecological crisis are indeed a true crisis of humanity. Whenever man tried to progress and advance further, crisis inevitably took place. It has been seen that man always had to pay very dearly when he make some progress.  When the Industrial revolution hit Europe in the 19th century, the world hailed the advent of the glorious new age. It was a brave new world-a world of steam engines and motor cars. Then came aeroplanes, spacecrafts and finally computers. Great cities all over the earth echoed with the sound of factory sirens and the roar of machinery. However did anyone foresee the havoc that was to be caused by this attack on nature. In our day, there is a growing awareness that world peace is threatened not only by the arms race, regional conflicts and continued injustices among peoples and nations, but also by a lack of due respect for nature, by the plundering of natural resources and by a progressive decline in the quality of life. The sense of precariousness and insecurity that such a situation engenders is a seedbed for collective selfishness, disregard for others and dishonesty. Faced with the widespread destruction of the environment, people everywhere are coming to understand that we cannot continue to use the goods of the earth as we have in the past. The fact that many challenges facing the world today are interdependent confirms the need for carefully coordinated solutions based on a morally coherent world view. The public in general as well as political leaders are concerned about this problem, and experts from a wide range of disciplines are studying its causes. Moreover, a new ecological awareness is beginning to emerge which, rather than being downplayed, ought to be encouraged to develop into concrete programs and initiatives.

HISTORY OF ECOLOGICAL CRISIS

Ecological crisis occurs when the environment changes in such a way that it...

Rate this document

What do you think about the quality of this document?

Share this document

Let your classmates know about this document and more at Studymode.com