Human Activities: Harming Environment

Education News | Feb-15-2022

Human Activities: Harming Environment

We all know that environment plays an important role in human survival. In the true environment, we get food that we eat the water that we drink and the most important thing is the air or oxygen that we breathe. From the environment, we get many household products as raw materials too. The great word from the page which we used to make paper, furniture, stationary, etc. From our environment, we get many household items that perfume, cotton, utensils, etc. Aryan has also protected us from harmful Ultraviolet Rays (UV rays) radiated by the sun through a layer of gas called the Ozone layer. After being providing us with many kinds of raw materials are activities always harm the environment. So, later discuss human activities that are harming our environment.

(1) Ozone Layer Depletion: The main reason for ozone layer depletion is harmful gases emitted from the chimneys of factories. One of the major determinants of ozone layer depletion is chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). These CFCs is contained carbon-fluorine and chlorine which are used as refrigerants or in fire extinguishers. And these refrigerators release a lot amount of chlorine into the atmosphere and this leads to depletion of the Ozone layer.

(2) Deforestation: Deforestation is the act of cutting down trees without planting the new ones in place of the deforested ones. This act destroys the leaves and makes the land bare and this can result in soil rushing and also a lot of carbon dioxide can be in the atmosphere since the plant give us oxygen and we breathe out carbon dioxide we realize that we will be out of oxygen which is essential for our survival.

(3) Improper Disposal of Waste: This is also another act of human beings that is harming the environment. When we throw away rubbish anywhere and anyhow we end up harming our environment. Whenever we throw that we should always separate the dry and wet rubbish and put it in the correct bin.

(4) Disposing of Waste/ Rubbish into Water- bodies: This is also an act done by human beings that result in harming the environment. When we throw rubbish/ waste into the water- bodies, these water bodies get polluted and safe for use in any household purposes such as drinking water, bathing, cooking food, etc. This kind of water can also result in diseases such as cholera, diarrhea, etc.

And many more human activities are harming our environment. We should try to correct all the mistakes done by us.

By : Parth Aggarwal
S. D. Public School