Environmental Hazards

Environmental Awareness  

In this course we will learn what is meant by the term ‘environment’ and look at the various causes of environmental damage, from pollution to logging, to discover just what it is and what can be done to prevent it in the future. We will also look at various forms of energy production and the effects they are having on our atmosphere.

What's included?

Course Description 

The effects of environmental damage are very serious. Some scientists estimate that due to global warming, the ice caps and glaciers could melt, and over the next hundred years sea levels could rise by between 10 cm and 90 cm - making many coastal areas around the world uninhabitable.

Here we will learn what is meant by the term ‘environment’ and look at the various causes of environmental damage, from pollution to logging, to discover just what it is and what can be done to prevent it in the future. We will also look at various forms of energy production and the effects they are having on our atmosphere.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Explain our Earth and its climate 
  • Describe the natural resources available to us Outline the Human and Physical environments Describe our food and energy requirements - Identify different types of pollution 
  • Indicate the negative effects of all energy sources 
  • Describe the indications of global warming Discuss the impact of the paper making industry 
  • Identify environmental regulations and responsibilities 
  • Describe ways we can preserve and protect the environment