TOEFL Essay Topic 181 - In your country, is there more need for land to be left in its natural condition or is there more need for land to be developed for housing and industry? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
In my country, buildings and factories are everywhere around me. So we need more land for its natual condition instead
In my country, buildings and factories are everywhere around me. So we need more land for its natual condition instead of housing and industry.
Nowadays, people build more and more buildings for shopping centers and apartments. And they build more factories in order to make more money or to increase the income of our country. It seems that they will make our country more rich and the cities more mordernized. But please think profoundly, what about the nature, what about the earth.
Many people of my country just want to live in convenient lives. However, some advancements in technology and science have caused some very dangerous problems. Buildings are taking the place of forests and grasslands. Factories are polluting the air and water.
When I was a little boy, there was a lawn in front of my house. I often played games and football with my friends there. But now, that is history. I can never play on it. Instead, it bacame a steelworks. I can never smell the scent of the grass. All I can see is the fumes coming from the chimney.
The land to be left for its natual condition is smaller and smaller in my country and in all over the world. The measure of the rain forest is only half of which it was one hundred years ago. The disappearance of the rain forests caused greenhouse effect, So the temperature of the earth becomes higher and higher. If we just let it be, the earth will not be fit for us to live soon.
Although the problems are very dangerous, many people of my country are still ignore them. So in a word, we had better stop destrying the earth, but make an afforestation project and to do something more and more to protect the environment. That is the only way not only to save the nature, but also to save ourselves and the people coming from the whole world.