THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
pollution, resource depletion,
AND HABITAT DESTRUCTION: florida
Over the last three decades there has been an increasing amount of global concern over the impacts that pollution, resource depletion, and habitat destruction have on our natural world and public health. Florida is a vacation destination with beautiful and diverse ecosystems, but the very variables that make it a tourist haven, are also the reasons for the state's downfall. Florida suffers from a wide array of environmental complications including: a long list of endangered and invasive species, high generation of waste and pollution, and is considered ground- zero for climate change symptoms such as sea level rise and increased severity and frequency of hurricanes. All of these issues start and have the ability to end when conversations about pollution, resource depletion, and habitat destruction, are taken more seriously. Continue below for more information, resources, and solutions.