Environmental issues are harmful effects of human activity on the biophysical environment. Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of both the environment and humans. Environmentalism, a social and environmental movement, addresses environmental issues through advocacy, education and activism.

Environmental problems/issues/challenges/quality necessary/degradation(tan pha)

  • Global warming
  • Environmental disasters
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Deforestation
  • Overpopulation
  • Other climate change issues
  • Heavy metals
  • Urban outdoor air pollution (o nhiem khong khi thanh thi)
  • Indoor smoke from solid fuels and lead exposue (nhien lieu ran va tiep xuc chi)
  • Burning of fossil fuels
  • Air and water pollution
  • Sea level rise
  • Unsafe water
  • Attack of marine life
  • Species extinction (nhung loai vat bi tuyet chung)
  • Littering (xa rac)
  • Oil spills
  • Nuclear issues
  • Acid deposition
  • Volcanic eruption
  • Soil erosion
  • Soil contamination
  • Ecological destruction
  • Destruction of biodiversity
  • Destruction of natural habitats
  • Destruction of natural resources

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