Environmental Essay

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“There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.” A saying from a wise man, Mohandas K. Gandhi. A lot would have given their time and endless effort for a thing most people should care about - the environment. Some people are called environmentalists, but no. We should call them Earth warriors. Truly, because they not just care for the environment but fight for nature. It is what they do, not just to help themselves but to help other people. But what do they do that people like us need to replicate necessarily? A question easy to answer but hard to follow. Everybody may know the “Kapit Bisig para sa Ilog Pasig Project”, it is reviving what was lost in the Pasig river before. They held something about running for Pasig river to promote the group and for many people to join. Many people ran, but do these people know why and what do they run for? Trend. It is trending, so they join and go with the flow. But some of these people never thought that they don’t run for the past neither the present. They run for the future and we should always remember that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence. We are diminishing our future. We are the youth. At some point of time, we will soon be parents and we might rule our own country. If we are going to be insensitive about our environment, how will the future generations benefit from it? Today’s youth have the power to change our world ‘cause little things become big when it’s done by many. We all depend on the envi­ron­ment, and with­out it, the earth can­not sus­tain life. Why are we wast­ing it? Some peo­ple don’t know how harm­ful their waste can be. Some peo­ple do know, but just don’t take the extra time to throw their empty bot­tles into a recy­cle bin. If you think recy­cling is some­thing only the “hip­pies” or...
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