I know this all sounds so impossible but we can’t get overwhelmed. Every one of us can do something to help slow down and reverse some of the damage we have all caused. We can’t leave the responsibility of saving our planet entirely to the experts; we all have a responsibility to our environment. As populations expand and lifestyles change we have to keep the world in a condition so that future generations will have the same natural resources that we have today.
Here I am going to list just a few examples of the threats to our environment as well as some ideas to help you do something about them.
We all know about pollution. How it's bad and we need to do something about it. Let me ask you something. Do we really know about pollution? How it affects the ecosystem? Think about this. If you dropped a piece of rubbish on the ground because there wasn't a nearby rubbish bin, it wouldn't be that bad. But if every person in New Zealand did that, trash would be everywhere! What about everyone in America, or in the world? That material goes to landfills or could end up in the ocean. It pollutes the oceans while killing sea life. If an aquatic animal or fish swallowed plastic it would kill or majorly harm them. Not only that, but when plastic stays in the water, it breaks down into microscopic pieces and...