The term ‘environment’ is widely used and has a broad range of definitions, meanings and interpretations. What does the term ‘environment’ mean?
- For some people, the term ‘environment’ means, simply, ‘nature’: in other words, the natural landscape together with all of its non-human features, characteristics and processes.
- However, for other people, the term ‘environment’ includes human elements to some extent. Many people would regard agricultural and pastoral landscapes as being part of the environment.
SO, In Briefly we can say that-
- The environment can be defined as a sum total of all the living and non-living elements and their effects which influence human life. While all living elements are animals, plants, forests, fisheries, and birds, etc. The non-living or elements include water, land, sunlight, rocks, and air, etc.