HOW DO YOU TREAT the EARTH? “ Think globally, Act locally!!! ” PRESENTATIONFOR THE STUDENTSOF THE 10 th FORM
What does “ecology” mean? Ecology is a science about nature and about relation of man with it. Practically, it is a science studying whether we, human being, keep our common house, our planet Earth, in a good state and how we use the gifts it is giving us: water, air, land, plants, animals and minerals. Ecology is a science which studies the relationship between all forms of life on our planet with its environment.
What are the names of the environmental problems of today? Air pollution, smog, water pollution, destruction of natural resources. The ozone layer in the upper atmosphere protects the world from the sun’s harmful rays. The chemical used widely in aerosol cans, refrigerators, and other products are destroying this precious layer. The electric power station burn coal to produce the energy that keeps our light on. That burning coal gives off gas that came the greenhouse effect (парниковый эффект) and acid rains (кислотные дожди).
The Earth is our environment. If we are not worried about the Earth, some ecological problems appear: Air and water are polluted Forests are cut down Animals are damaged Wildlife is disturbed Litter is put into water Health is spoiled
Greenpeace It is an international environmental organization, started in the 1960s in Canada. It has a policy of non – violent direct actions.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds The RSTB (The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) is a voluntary organization in Britain. It was founded in 1889 with the aim of protecting wild birds. The society has over 200,000 members
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals The RSPCA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is an organization (a charity) in Britain . The members of this organization protect animals.
Do you know about national parks in Russia? Now there are 23 national parks and 84 nature reserves in Russia. National parks protect the countryside and allow people to enjoy plants, animals and birds.
The Earth Is Our Home How beautiful is our Planet!
Protect Our Furry Friends Never buy products made from endangered animals. Persuade everyone you know not to buy real fur. Volunteer to work at your local Zoo or animal shelter.