Nature and the Environment - Coggle Diagram
Nature and the Environment
: the phenomena of the physical world collectively, including plants, animals, the landscape, and other features and products of the earth
: the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
How are we damaging the environment?
Burning fossil fuels in cars releases carbon dioxide
Use electric cars or cycle
Using non-renewable energy
Use energy from renewable sources e.g. solar power
Burning fossil fuels
eg coal, gas and oil - these release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Use renewable energy
trees absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis. If they are cut down, there will be higher amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
help stop deforestation
when the waste decomposes it produces methane.
Recycle instead of dump in landfill
Building homes and cities
This pollutes habitats
Be mindful of where buildings are built
hunting an killing animals
This is illegal
Marine wildlife and most die of starvation as their stomachs are filled with plastic debris.
Make sure to recycle your waste
Glaciers melt and habitats are destroyed
do not contribute to climate change
Chemicals leach into soils and onward into rivers and water courses and affect aquatic life. When birds eat worms and insects, pesticide residues move up through the food chain
Don't use pesticides, or use an alternative
Affect marine life