Environmental protection has in these days a status of increased significance.
Due to the growth of population and development of more and more technology the biophysical environment is being degraded.
This has been recognized and governments began in the 60's placing restraints on activities that caused environmental degradation.
Nowadays we can be recognize an environmental damage faster but at the end we do not enough efforts to prevent any kind of environmental damage.
For a consciousness of the need for a clean environment barely there is only some time.
Protection of the environment is needed from various views.
- Climate change
- Rising sea levels
- Waste contamination
- Loss of biodiversity
- Endangered and introduction of invasive species
- Release of genetically modified organisms and new toxics