The environment impacts the people.
The people impact the environment.

At what point does the environment influence how people will affect it?

China: Plastic grocery and other free thin plastic bags banned in China as of June 1, 2008.

Mongolia: Starting in 1999, Mongolia had three years of drought and livestock die off.

Japan: 935 minke whales and 50 fin whales will be hunted by the whaling fleet of Japan. Japan claims the whales are hunted for scientific purposes.

North Korea: The United Nations and North Korea have issued a report on the enviornment. Overuse of resources have put the forests, rivers, land, air and biodiversity endangered. Deforestation is the first item North Korea needs to tackle.

South Korea: South Korea in a pact with it's neighbors pledged to cut down on it's carbon emmision levels by 3%. It is trying to develop green engergy and change from petrolium to natural gas.

Taiwan: Taiwan has banned thin plastic bags used for shopping and plastic silverware.


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