From the four earth systems we’ve covered —Geosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere and Hydrosphere— we’ve learned each connect and affect each other. Some more connecting with others, as a whole, they help to create our climate, which then effects all on our planet. Our atmosphere (air) and hydrosphere (water) come together to form condensation, which then produces clouds. Those clouds then begin precipitating, raining which helps our biosphere and geosphere, providing water to then sustain a full ecosystem. This ecosystem, in our biosphere and geosphere then goes back to our atmosphere to create photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process of plants (from the biosphere) converting carbon dioxide and water (from the hydrosphere) into glucose, energy for the plant. This then creates oxygen that we all breathe, put into the atmosphere.
Understanding environmental science is beneficial to better handle natural disasters because having a clear understanding of anything helps create, if possible, clearer solutions. If we know how one thing functions we can understand how it’ll effect other systems as a whole, being that they all intertwine together. Knowing when one system is being threatened by, say a hurricane, we can better prepare the ares that would be affected after, creating less ‘cleanup’ after.
To create a sustainable future we must first take action into the disasters going on right now. Better cover the mishaps so many unknown natural disasters have caused outside of our own world (America). Just be more eco-friendly in our daily lives. Because, although our world is structured to use so much plastic, fossil fuels, etc. so many people have made ways around it, have made more eco-friendly options, it’s our decision on whether we’re capable of changing our ways for a better future.
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