Protection of Environment
in the USA
Environment pollution problem is paid
much attention to in the USA.
Different environmentalists and
environmental societies, like
Wilderness Society, try to improve
The level of damage to the forests in
the USA is really high.
The construction of new roads and
the need of wood influenced the
cuttings of large areas of forest.
As a result some rare species of ani-
mals, and some plants can disappear.
For example, the pacific yew, containing
a cancer-fighting compound.
American environmentalists are also
disturbed by the problem of global
They pay much attention to the
research in this sphere.
Global warming is the result of air
pollution by different gases.
Together with the gases, destroying
the ozone layer, it influences the
patterns of weather.
Many USA universities investigate
The pollution of Lake Erie, one of the
Great Lakes, and the problem of acid
rains that threatened many forests,
made the media start a campaign
against industrial pollution.
All of the states have adopted their
own laws; some banned throw-
away bottles, or use of phosphates
in soaps, or industrial dumping of
By 1986 smoking in public had been
There also exist public societies,
whose aim is to attract public’s
attention to the most important
середовища в США
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ого середовища приділяється бага
то уваги в США.
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