Friday, May 2, 2014
How do you feel about the assertion that industrialized nations are depleting natural resources, particularly from developing countries? What are the short-and long-term effects of such depletion?
I indeed believe that industrialized nations are depleting natural resources, particularly from developing countries. The mass consumption and depletion of industrialized nations' own natural resources has led to the behavior of overexploiting and depleting the natural resources of developing countries. Behavior such as depleting natural resources, let alone from developing countries is negligent, irresponsible, has numerous effects on the environment, and has been a continual and growing global issue for far too long. However, several industrialized nations such as the United States seem to be trying to reverse this tend of depleting the natural resources of developing countries and lessen the effects of this behavior on the environment by incorporating the use of alternative resources and new technologies that lessen the burden of depending on natural resources of developing countries.The short-term and long-term effects of such depletion has varying effects. Although, both short-term and long-term effects are similar, that is, in regard to not only affecting the environment but also affecting every inhabitant of the environment such as human animals, nonhuman animals, and vegetation or nature. Both short-term and long-term effects are nearly if not completely irreversible regardless of the length of time that such depletion of natural resources occurs.