Tourism contributes both positively and negatively to the environment, and conservationists are still trying to figure its net effect on the environment. Negative effects of tourism include increased pollution, an increa... More »

An increasing number of studies indicate that wildlife is stressed by noise pollution causing a variety of impacts on the environment by disturbing mammal, bird and fish feeding and breeding patterns. According to the Na... More »

Blizzards affect people by shutting down cities and transportation systems, damaging property, hurting the economy and causing injuries and loss of life. Blizzards affect the environment by damaging or destroying trees, ... More »

Tourism is harming the environment through activities that support it, such as the construction of tourism facilities, like resorts, hotels and golf courses, and general infrastructure like roads and airports. Its negati... More »

Pollution, depletion of resources, and physical changes and degradation of the landscape are three of the chief impacts of conventional tourism on a native ecosystem. There are many specific issues and situations which m... More »

Biodegradable substances are those materials or products that are able to naturally break down or decompose without causing any harm to the environment. Nonbiodegradable substances, on the other hand, are those substance... More »

Some of the downsides of plastic shopping bags include their negative effect on wildlife and the environment, their non-renewable and non-biodegradable composition, their high environmental cost to produce and their lack... More » Science Environmental Science Human Impact