- Said how all of the negative changes to the environment (dust, chemicals, etc;) could harm people.
- He also used the Cinchona to help treat Malaria.
- The smoke from all of the factories pollute the air.
- It also used up natural resources that could not be renewed.
- Said that if the population doesn’t get counted the our resources could run out.
- He also said that the way people lived could be harmful for the environment and or other people.
- During this period on time, more tools were invented to use on the farm and to help crops grow.
- Gave more food to people.
Civilian Conservation Corps
- It focused on road construction, flood control, reforestation, and soil erosion prevention.
- It also improved/constructed state/national parks in America.
World War II
- All of the oil fields, fires, smoke and chemicals polluted the air.
- Soil and water were also polluted.
General Motors (Ethyl Corp.)
- They reduced the engine “knock”, but they also increased the pollution coming from cars.
- They also created a gasoline that was worse for the environment that the regular gasoline.
Four Pests Campaign
- They chose four animals to be eliminated for agricultural reasons rats, flies, mosquitoes, and sparrows.
- With no sparrows to eat them, locust populations grew, swarming the country and compounding the ecological problems already caused by the Great Leap Forward.
Tragedy of the Commons
- It states that many of the environmental problems today are caused by people and overpopulation and the over use of natural resources
- It also says that the quality of life that people are living is hurting the Earth and everything and everyone on it.
Rainbow Warrior (sinking)
- Ended nuclear bomb testing within the Pacific Ocean.
- It also stoped illegal fishing and shipments of illegal wood.
- This made environment in that area in radio active
- It also polluted the surrounding water.
- This was an Oil Spill.
- It occurred in Alaska, travceled towards California and hit Prince William Sound’s Bligh Reef.
Persian Gulf War
- Over 11 million barrels of oil were released into the Gulf.
- There was also Air pollution from the fire and smoke.
China’s Three Gorges Dam
- It created more electricity than 18 nuclear power plants.
- It was located on the Yangzi River in China.
“An Inconvenient Truth”
- It said that global warming is real.
- It also said that global warming will and has extinct organisms.
BP Gulf Oil Spill
- This contaminated the water in the Gulf of Mexico.
- 8000 birds, sea turtles, and marine animals were found dead or injured as a result of this.