Human Impacts on Global Environmental Change


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The increased pace and volume of human activity in modern times has heavily impacted the global environment. These changes go far beyond the popularly discussed impact on the atmosphere. Also included are the earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers, flora, fauna and even the shape of the earth’s surface and its soil.
Human Impacts on Global Environmental Change
Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution some 200+ years ago humans have had an increasingly major impact on the global environment. While earlier societies impacted only the local flora and fauna of an area, today human impact is pervasive in every aspect of the environment and seen on a worldwide scale. Industrialization, mechanization and mass...
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