NCERT Solutions for Class 12 Biology Chapter 16 Environmental Issues

Major current environmental issues may include climate change, pollution, environmental degradation, and resource depletion. The conservation movement lobbies for protection of endangered species and security of any ecologically valuable natural areas, genetically modified foods and global warming.

Environmental Issues. It is a term collectively used to refer to an imbalance in the environment arising due to various reasons. These issues are posing a threat to our precious natural resources which are fast depleting thereby halting the process of development.

Different concepts covered are air pollution, water pollution & their control. Solid wastes, effects of agrochemicals, different types of wastes, global warming, greenhouse effects, ozone layer and its depletion, deforestation and much more.