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Ecosystem disintegration: An intimidation to the very subsistence of mother earth

Author Affiliations

  • 1SACT I (State Aided College Teacher, Category - I), Department of Environmental Science, T.D.B. College (affiliated to Kazi Nazrul University), Raniganj, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 11, Issue (3), Pages 41-44, July,22 (2022)


Mother earth is the righteous place where the entire biotic community resides surrounded by all other abiotic components. Constant exchange of energy and matter is taking place in between the living as well as non living substances which is termed as biogeochemical cycle and this cycle is played the pivotal role in restoring earth’s entire ecosystem. Ecorestoration is a natural phenomenon but now-a-days it is greatly disturbed by different anthropogenic activities. Human beings, the so called most intelligent creature on earth, have engineered their surroundings in such a way that this blue planet has turned into a ruined one. The greedy and unplanned human activities are constantly increasing the pollution load of air, water and soil which in turn increases the Environmental Pollution Index (EPI) of our surroundings. As a result this planet is posing great threat to the very existence of entire biosphere. Considering these facts this paper tries to explore the various man made causes of ecosystem degradation followed by its fatal consequences and also attempts to find out some probable solutions to these issues. The methodology of this paper is purely literature based. Secondary data were collected from reputed national and international journals, newsletters, survey reports etc., to prepare this paper. Apart from that authors own perception and views are also expressed in this paper. The present paper exposed that the harmful human activities are deteriorating the global ecosphere at an alarming rate. Therefore instant and productive steps such as conduction of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) along with adoption of green technologies must be taken to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) as well as to save this globe.


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