by World Wise Schools

Introduction

The survival of all living things and the wellbeing of all communities depends on the conservation of our natural environment. The United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals call for worldwide efforts to ensure environmental sustainability.

Issues such as deforestation, habitat and biodiversity loss, overuse of natural resources, air and water pollution, and global climate change all pose challenges for communities across the globe. Understanding environmental problems, their causes, and their solutions is critical a sustainable global future.