The Importance Of Environmental Protection On The Environment

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One of the fundamental elements for the survival of human is environment. Humans rely on environment for their lives and will continue to do so in the future. Environment provides us with various goods and services that regulate and support our living. All these elements of environment are interlinked and dependent upon each other. Humans are the only element of nature that tries to modify the environment to fulfill their needs and greed. It is our sole responsibility to take necessary measures to control the environmental imbalances and maintain ecological balance in the Nature. The increase in the greed of the humans in the era of globalization, urbanization and industrialization has put unbearable pressure on the limited natural resources…show more content…
right to life. Inherent in the depletion of natural resources and environmental degradation is the clear and present danger of threat to the survival of life on the planet earth. Environmental protection is just not limited to one country it has its impact on the whole planet earth. The degradation cause by one country may affect the entire world’s environment. Issue of ozone layer depletion, Acid rain, effect on the ozone layer, increase in world temperature, rising sea level, greenhouse effect, depletion of biodiversity and forests, marine pollution, harmful waste, etc. have a global impact. At present, the whole world is suffering from environmental issues like these. However it was after 1970’s that the importance of environment protection was seen a major issue in the international arena. The United Nations conference on the human Environment in Stockholm 1972 marked the arrival of environmental protection in the international issue. It is the first to give a formal recognition of right to a healthy…show more content…
Though its unwritten constitution of UK does not provide any express reference to the environmental protection; however the environmental law is not a new subject in the United Kingdom. For centuries the common law torts of nuisance, negligence, the rule in Rylands v Fletcher and trespass have been used by injured parties seeking remedies for pollution incidents. But this gap was been filled by the European Convention on the human rights which provide traditional political and civil rights i.e., right to freedom, freedom from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment, right to a fair trial, prohibition on a retrospective criminal legislation, freedom of expression etc. Even under the convention there is no express provision on Environmental rights. European Court of Human Rights has interpreted some civil and political rights to protect against environmental
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