Social change- Moving toward a sustainable society
Guadalupe Geovanna Olvera Hurtado
Additional language to Spanish III
November 24th, 2013
Teacher: Yolanda ReyesIntroduction
During this evolution, the ecosystems suffered alterations, often for the action of the organisms that shaped his community, as the changes of the succession, and others for natural phenomena that caused the massive extinction of species. These alterations were muffled by the natural way, which did that the life continued working on the Earth. Nowadays, the human action on the biosphere has provoked severe deteriorations, which many people consider exceeds the regenerating capacity of the ecosystems and that undoubtedly will reverberate in the quality of life of his settlers.
According to the business dictionary environmental impact is possible adverse effects caused by a development, industrial, or infrastructural project or by the release of a substance in the environment. (Business Dictionary, 2003) So environmental impact is defined as the consequences that the environment suffers due to the alterations or natural disturbances and the originated ones for the human action. " The biophysical environment is the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and includes the factors that have an influence in their survival, development and evolution". (Biology online. , 2012)The analysis of the environmental deterioration due to an intense exploitation of the resources, with many frequency relates only to the population growth and Robert Malthus's theory of the human impact."Human impact on the environment or anthropogenic impact on the environment includes impacts on biophysical environments, biodiversity, and other resources. (Sahney, S., Benton, M.J. and Ferry, P.A. ,2010). "The term anthropogenic designates an effect or object resulting from human activity.(Bampton, M. ,1999).
Environmental science-Lifestyle and sustainability
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