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The Environment Cris
Terms and places to know about the Environmental Crisis
|The study of the relationships between living things and their environment.
|Chemicals used to kill insects on plants
|Multilateral Environment Agreements ( MEAs )
|Pacts among nations to protect the environment
|One of the most talked about MEAs in recent years grew out of a conference held in Kyoto, Japan, in December 1997
|The release of wastes such as chemicals and/or wastes such as chemicals or harmful gases into the air, water, soil
|Love Canal 1970s
|In NY the people got blood diseases, nerve damage, birth defects, and cancer because they lived on a toxic waste dump of decades.
|Bhopal, India 1984
|The chemical plant released deadly chemicals that killed 3800 people and injured 100000 people
|A nuclear plant at Chernobyl released radioactive waste that kill hundreds and negatively effected the survives and the environment
|Valdez oil spill 1989
|11 million gallons of oil into Prince William's Sound and disrupted the food chain there and killed and endangered the lives of the people and animals there.