Deforestation is when native forest land is cleared and repurposed for other uses usually pertaining to industrialization. While modern industrialization often provides jobs and represents progress toward societal development, the long and short-term damage to the environment is worth considering. Here are the top five reasons to help stop deforestation.
1 Adverse Impact To Air Quality
Trees act as natural air filters that use carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the atmosphere. They are the perfect complement to their Read the rest of this entry »
During the past century, human beings have begun to realize the value of not allowing other animal species to become extinct. Until recent times, it seemed as if an endless abundance of wildlife existed. Wildlife management agencies are now active in all parts of the world. If you are interested in participating in wildlife conservation, there are many ways that you can volunteer your time and services to the cause of helping make it possible of humans and wild animals to share the Earth. For instance, you can join the Nature Read the rest of this entry »
Environmental organizations work in a number of ways to provide stewardship of our natural resources. From creating environmental policy to protecting waterways and overseeing sustainable resource use, the organizations below help ensure our planet’s legacy for future generations.
The Sierra Club is one of the oldest and largest conservation organizations. Programs include advocacy for the preservation of forests, clean air and water. The Sierra Club is one of the most successful organizations at effecting environmental policy for corporations and the government.You can find a quick rundown August 2013