Five Big Environmental Wins In 2016

Five Big Environmental Wins In 2016.

This article summarises some interesting environmental breakthroughs achieved during 2016 that are noteworthy. (a) The promotion and generation of renewable energy particularly in the advanced nations have been heartening as we move away from fossil fuel in the years ahead. (b) As Asian and African countries have been increasing their construction of dams along their river systems and despoiling the environment in the process, the USA has been slowly dismantling them and restoring the accompanying ecosystems. (c) Large swaths of oceans had been dedicated as conservation reserves by a few governments and this goes a long way to stabilise marine life that are often overfished. (d) Reduction in hydrofluorocarbons by nations also aid in some diminution of global greenhouse gases.

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http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/2016-environmental-legacy/