Human Impact on the Environment

5 Human Impacts on the Environment

This video gives us the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides.

Pollution

This video talks about the last major way humans are impacting the environment. Pollution takes many forms—from the simplest piece of litter to the more complex endocrine disruptors—and ultimately, humans are responsible for it all.

Conservation and Restoration

This video takes a look at the growing fields of conservation biology and restoration ecology, which apply ecological principles to protecting ecosystems and to cleaning up the messes that we’ve already made.