You are constantly surrounded by many different things on this planet earth. Most of the time, we take all these for granted. Your surroundings, be it living or non-living, the geographical area where you live etc. constitute your environment.
Do you think there is a need to protect the environment? Have you ever given thought to the after effects that will plague for not addressing the environmental issues on time? Let us analyse in brief the various environmental issues that are plaguing our current world as well as the harmful effects of these issues on the human population.
What are Environmental Issues?
Any human activity brings along with it, many side effects. One aspect of it could bring about development while the other side of the coin could be a detrimental effect. These unfavourable changes often lead to environmental issues that affect the natural balance of the environment.
We can define environmental issues as the harmful effects of any human activity on the environment. This includes both the biological and physical aspects of the environment. Air pollution, water pollution, natural environment pollution, garbage pollution, etc. are some of the major environmental issues that are causing immense concern.