NIOS Class 10 Social Studies Chapter 26 Environmental Degradation and Disaster Management Part 6 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Implications of Environmental Degradation

  • The degradation of the environment is a very serious concern and it is occurred due to excessive and reckless exploitation and unscientific management of natural resources.
  • Degradation has emerged as a global challenge for all the countries.
  • Threatening of survival in modern civilization;
    • The pollution of air, water and soil caused by emission of harmful gases
    • Release of industrial effluents, urban wastes and radio-active wastes and reckless use of fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Generation of solid wastes is the major cause of environmental degradation.
  • Our environment can be saved from degradation and at the same time create wealth in three ways: Recycling, Reusing and Reducing, this is shown through the table below.
Implications of Environmental Degradation
Implications of Environmental Degradation

Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development
  • The major reason for environmental degradation has been the model of development adopted by human society.
  • Sustainable development has emerged as an alternative model that will halt environmental degradation.
  • Sustainable development has been utilized in various settings with various implications, it has a specific significance with regards to environment and development relationships.
  • Sustainability requires dealing with the necessities of advancement in a manner that guarantees that the economy and society keep on existing without destroying the natural environment on which we depend.

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