The environmental crisis

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The environmental crisis

  1. 1. THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS – NUBMER ONE INTERNATIONAL PROBLEM Alexandra Shibina Moscow 2011
  2. 2. What does the environmental crisis mean? The biosphere is the global sum of all ecosystems: • the earth’s thin skin of air, water and soil • global network of various habitats
  3. 3. Nothing is created, nothing is lost. • Constant balanced interaction • No waste • Everything is recycled endlessly But • Balance has begun to collapse
  4. 4. The environmental degradation. • Ozone layer is thinning
  5. 5. •Pollution We pollute our rivers, lakes and oceans, and the sky, forgetting that we need water and air to live and breathe.
  6. 6. • Acid rain is destroying forests and lakes • We destroy landscapes and rainforests • We slaughter the world’s beautiful animals
  7. 7. The Environmentalists call for changes NOW! • As a result of new technologies of land we lose the soil • The earth is steadily warming with potentially dangerous effects
  8. 8. Thanks for your attention.

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