Examining Environmental Problems from a Critical Perspective



Since the Earth Summit in Rio, there have been growing concerns about the deteriorating state of the world’s environment and role human activities play in this transformation. Problems such as climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss, and desertification have become prevalent. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA 2005) suggests that over the past half century, human activities have changed the natural ecosystem more rapidly and extensively than in any time in history.


Soil Erosion Environmental Problem Environmental Degradation Powerful Actor Environmental Resource 
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  1. 1.Thunder BayCanada

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