Slides in this set
· What are local environmental issues?
· How are different people affected by environmental
· Why is it important to protect the environment?
· What action can government take to look after the
environment? What action can we take?
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Sustainable development can be achieved in the rainforest
by producing goods through constantly reusing the land,
rather than just chopping down all the trees for timber.
This way, future generations, as well as people today, will
continue to benefit from the goods which will still be
Sustainable development is
already happening in many
rainforests, where land is
being used to grow plants for
medicines, rubber, fruits and
What is the environment?
What do we mean by
The environment is
everything that surrounds us.
There is often talk about what
impact humans have on the
·Can you think of any examples of the way people affect
·Are they positive or negative examples?…read more
What are local environmental issues?
These are all examples of environmental issues which can
affect local communities.
Local airport given
Motorway extension permission to expand
to go ahead!
Plans to build
Village to house hydroelectric dam
Can you think of a good and bad effect of each
development on a local area and its people?…read more