50 Years in Review: Milestones in Environmental Setbacks
While the last 50 years has been a period of great environmental progress, there have been several notable environmental disasters. Some of these disasters were caused by natural phenomenon, but most have been the by-product of human negligence, ignorance, and greed. Although the effects of some of these incidents have been localized, others have been felt regionally and globally.? They are presented here as reminders of just how far human stewardship of the planet needs to advance.