We as humans have always depended in what nature provide us, first we started to use the land so it can provide us with the basic things that we need to survive, our food, we used the animals skins to protect us for the environment. And as time passed we stared to explode nature for our own good, and without giving enough back. And we doesn’t stop there, our activities contaminate and kill the environment. So we have to answer these questions:
1. What are we doing wrong?
2. What can we do to not only stop the effects of our actions, but also to reverse what we have done?
First we need to understand that we are literally ¨killing¨ our planet, we areending with the natural resources, we are polluting our rivers and our air, and we are killing the biodiversity of this planet. The thing here is that we only have one planet and it’s our only home, if we kill it we are committing suicide.
We use natural resources for everything we do, for transporting goods from one place to another or to create a new medicine for saving thousands of people; if we want to continue like this we need to do something about it.
When we use the natural resources both renewable and non-renewable we need to now start thinking on how we are using them because we have been using them since the 17 century in the early stages of thehuman history
As we saw in class, the big corporations are the ones that are polluting the most, but they also control in a certain way the government of any country, and this lead to a world that is controlled by corporations that have a wrong understanding of the words social responsibility. Every day that passes is vital for saving our planet so we cannot waste time and need to start today.
The bad usage of natural resources is just a piece of this puzzle; another important piece is all the pollution that we leave from our way of living which only an average American produces 726 kgs a year of trash and in Mexico is 30% more per person. We [continua]

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