How Should We Treat The Environment Essay

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How we should treat the environment? Do we have a moral responsibility to preserve the environment? The state of our environment these days is very crucial. Weather changes all the time. On summer days, we can expect the sun always brightly shining. During fall and winter, we can expect a calmer weather. But these have changed over time. It rains in the summer more than usual and it gets hot in fall and winter times. The weather change has been the new norm. Sometimes, the weather gets too dry that it causes drought not only here but all throughout the globe. Whereas, when it rains it pours out too much that it leads to a massive flood. This is because of the imbalance in our natural ecosystem. As the economy grows, more industrial buildings …show more content…
Evidently, they make things a lot easier and faster. Thus, the very same reason affects the imbalance in our environment. Long before the technology was ever invented, people travel and transport goods with horses and camels (mindcontroversy.com). Large boats and vessels were helpful on water. It took some time but it didn’t generate too much pollution either in the air or on water. Nowadays, I can say that they are one of the primary air and water-pollutants for human and animals as well as the environment. More and more cars are being produced every day. Aircrafts are probably is as much as birds (now that birds are in danger of extinction) that flies in the sky back and forth, thus polluting the air that we breath. Not to mention the chemical hazards that these “factories” are generating every day. As well as the chemical and biological weapons that is being tested on. These inventions are great but the health risk is greater. As a matter of fact, I can’t stand to use the computer for a long time now because it gives me headache. It makes my eyes tired. I noticed that my vision is not as clear anymore before I started using the computer. I guess, I accumulated too much radiation already (not sure since I have not had eye check up yet except for the driver’s license). Although in some ways technology is as equally important especially medically speaking, it also requires more electricity …show more content…
Ethics are demonstrated by the way people live their lives: when a person cares about someone or something, their actions convey that care and respect, and invite the same in return. He further says that ethics direct all members of a community to treat one another with respect for the mutual benefit of all. A land ethic expands the definition of “community” to include not only humans, but all of the other parts of the Earth, as well: soils, waters, plants, and animals, which he called the “The Land”. He points out on his essay the ethical relation of human to land as inadequate: “Extension of ethics to this third element in human environment is an evolutionary possibility and an ecological necessity.” We care more of our personal gain and development that we forget the source of our livelihood. We are pre-occupied by the things that life could bring us that our main resources are being taken for granted. More conservation education is not enough when it is lacking its content. We should not just obey the law, vote right, join some organizations, and practice what conservation is profitable on our own land but we also have the responsibility to do what is right for the benefit of the

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