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Negative Effects of Mother Nature

The Guimaras oil spill occurred in the Panay Gulf on August 11, 2006 when the oil tanker M/T Solar 1 sank off the coast of Guimaras and Negros islands in the Philippines, causing what is considered as the worst oil spill in the country.

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake shook northeastern Japan, unleashing a savage tsunami.

Typhoon Haiyan, known as Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, was one of the most intense tropical cyclones on record, which devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, on November 8, 2013.

Positive way to save  Mother Nature

Planting trees in can avoid floods and landslides.

Coral reefs disappear four times faster than the Earth’s rainforests. They cover less than 1 percent of the Earth, and yet support millions of marine plants and animals. They are among the most diverse of communities in our oceans and one of the oldest, having evolved over 200 million years ago. Southeast Asia, specifically the Indo-Malayan triangle, is the coral hotspot of the world with the greatest marine biodiversity.

 

As demand for water increases it is vital that we use water wisely. The East of England’s rainfall is only half the national average and Cambridge is one of the driest parts of this dry region. It has less rainfall than Barcelona. At the same time our population is increasing as more and more development takes place. It is therefore vital that we conserve our water supplies in a way that meets the needs of the community and the environment now, and for generations to come.

Lower energy usage results in decreased pollution. Fewer polluting gases and other fine particles are released into the air because fewer fossil fuels need to be burned to produce energy. Our land, water and air would be cleaner and healthier.

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