Essay on Creating A Better Environment For Our Environment

809 Words Mar 31st, 2016 4 Pages
“Isn’t it ironic how the earth would thrive without us, [humans], but we would not survive without the earth?” Yet, we still manage to choose non-sustainable products and lifestyles regardless of its repercussions in our habitat because it is more convenient way to live. It is undebatable that nature is a beautiful thing, and when it is destroyed, unlike various things in the modern world that can be easily replaced, we can not replace nature. It also undeniable that we have caused great damage to our environment that resulted into endangering animals, higher sea levels that swallows shorelines, and stronger calamities that destroys homes. We are destroying the very cause of our survival. However, all hope is not lost in this forsaken world of pollution, because we can restore our environment through perseverance and proper environmental choices.
There is a possibility to create a better environment. An example would be the work of Alana Lajoie-O’Malley. She is an environmental activist and the director of the Campus Sustainability Office in University of Winnipeg. However, before she became the director of the Sustainability Office, she was a student at the University of Winnipeg where her passion in making her environment sustainable started. In 2001-2002, she participated in the Canada World Youth Exchange Program where she travelled to India and British Columbia which became a vital part of who she is as a person. Along with fellow students they started a movement to…

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