Environmental degradation refers to the deterioration of the environment through depletion of important resources such as land, air and water. The consequences of environmental degradation do not respect national or state boundaries. This statement can be analysed by the following points:
1. The pollution of water bodies affects the availability of water across the regions.
2. Pollution of air creates many respiratory diseases in humans because the harmful gases imbalance the composition of the atmosphere.
3. Deforestation has caused a disturbance in the pattern of rainfall.
4. The increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has led to an increase in the average temperature of the earth.
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