1. What is Environment? Discuss the major environmental issues.
2. Describe the importance of environment studies.
3. Case Study: The Environmental Transformation of Chattanooga, TN. Discuss the environmental success story of it?
The world produces more than enough food to provide everyone on Earth with a healthy and nutritious diet.
Indeed, over-eating and obesity are now so common that, according to the World watch Institute report, the 1.1 billion people in the world who are over-nourished and over-weight now almost rival the number who are under-nourished and under-weight.
So, why is there such hunger in a world of plenty?
Many people believe that over-population is the major cause of hunger.
Do you think that over-population is a cause of hunger in the world today? What evidence supports your view?
As a result of increasing natural resource scarcity, sustainable food security is now inextricably linked to developments in the water, energy, and land sectors.
Explain how water, energy, and land policies can threaten sustainable food security?
Discuss FAO Strategies for Improving Food Security.
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The natural forces and surroundings of a living organism which mainly provide conditions for growth and development and also lead to cause damage. The organism surrounded by forces and materials constitute environment and it is responsible for creating favorable conditions for the development and existence of living organisms. The word environment is derived from French term environ which refers to surroundings.
Major Environmental issues: The environment is changing constantly and because of this reason there are problems associated with it which include natural disasters, cooling periods, global warming and also different types of problems associated with weather alterations. The warming up of our planet is a major concern and it is considered as major issue where people are facing new challenges and it affects ecosystem. The planet is completely poised with environmental crisis which makes environment vulnerable to tragedies and natural disasters. It is important to address problems with regard to environment and requires immediate attention. Some examples of environmental issues include global warming, verpopulation, pollution, depletion of natural resources, change in climatic conditions, biodiversity loss, Acidification of ocean, Depletion of ozone layer, deforestation, Urban sprawl, Acid rains, Water pollution, Health concerns with regard to public and Genetic Engineering.
Importance of Environmental Studies: The current era is completely industrialized which resulted in causing harmful activities to the pollution mainly include water, air and food pollution which got contaminated due the activities of industries. In order to reduce the problem it is important to know about the activities regarding environment and study in depth which allows helping in the following ways.