Essay on Building A Small Piece Of The Earth

1575 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 7 Pages
We have one planet to live on. Have you ever thought of that? We only have this one giant rock, hurtling through the sky at speeds too fast for us to even comprehend; and we have nowhere else to go. Yet, we still take advantage of our home. We pollute it, mine mountains, clear-cut forests and think nothing of it. In everyday life people normally like to keep their home clean and tidy, they may buy insurance to help them buy a new one if something happens to their old one. Earth is our home, yet we don’t treat it like one. We do not try to keep our planet clean and tidy, nor do we take any precautionary measures to protect it. For my senior exit project I want to work to preserve a small piece of the Earth. To do my part to take care of my home. Preserving the natural resources in western North Carolina is crucial to maintaining a successful state environmentally, economically, socially, and politically. In North Carolina, especially those in the western part of the state, people are very lucky because there are such expanses of wilderness and natural life. In many parts of the world there is a lack of resources like it. In just certain parts of the local area there is clean water and vast forests to increase clean air production and support ground stability. These are some things that are absolutely crucial to humans and basically any creature. In Appalachia problems often arise from people taking advantage of the bountiful mountains and the resources that are there, but…

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