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by Godfred Owusu Bempah | 04-09-2023 06:59 recommendations 1


The article emphasizes the importance of ecosystems in positively altering the green environment. In this article, we will look in depth at how ecosystems benefit the green environment. 


Pollution Reduction: Ecosystems aid in pollution reduction by absorbing carbon dioxide and other pollutants from the air and water.

Fewer pollutants are discharged into the environment by using alternative energy sources and minimizing the use of fossil fuels, recycling waste, and driving more effectively. Going green urges people to consume less, recycle as much as possible, and reuse products in order to decrease waste produced. Waste reduction benefits the environment by reducing the quantity of material that ends up in landfills, where it can biodegrade and emit carbon dioxide, which adds to greenhouse gas emissions

Habitat Preservation: Ecosystems assist to protect the habitats of particular kinds of wild animals, which might go extinct as a result of deforestation. According to Planet Green, rainforest destruction causes the extinction around plant, animal, and insect species per day. Reduce your use of paper goods, buy recycled, and recycle wherever feasible to help decrease the rate of deforestation and conserve ecosystems.

Improving Water Quality: Green infrastructure, such as vegetation, may decrease and treat rainwater at its source, improving water quality in streams and washes.

 Green buildings protect valuable natural resources while also improving our quality of life. Green architecture not only reduces water waste but may also contribute to the enrichment of water reserves, the preservation of natural resources, the defense of biodiversity, and the improvement of air and water quality.

Wildlife Habitat: Vegetation in urban areas offers habitat for birds, animals, amphibians, reptiles, and insects.

Reducing Greenhouse Gases: Conserving and restoring natural places, such as ecosystems, can assist to minimize greenhouse gas emissions.

Green buildings have a good impact on our climate and general ecology by lowering water usage and energy sources that contaminate our environment, such as coal and carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. Saving the environment also saves you money; it's a win-win situation. It has various economic and environmental advantages.

Improving Air Quality: Parks and conserved areas may enhance air quality by absorbing pollutants from the air.

Green areas assist to mitigate the following situations: according to the urban heat island, the temperature in cities is warmer than its close rural surroundings. Construction of a concrete structure materials cannot absorb the sun’s heat like plants and grass can.

Encouraging Sustainable Practices: Ecosystems may encourage people to minimize their consumption, recycle, and reuse products, which helps to reduce waste and pollution.

We can continue the beneficial influence humans have had on the environment for future generations by raising awareness and having larger debates about environmental safety. Making a difference on the environment does not need a single deed. Many activities must be taken by entire communities and populations. Humans have taken numerous constructive measures in recent years to extend the life of the planet. They include recycling paper and plastic waste as well as other materials, reusing resources to decrease waste consumption, using energy efficient gadgets to save water and energy, constructing marine parks, nature reserves, and greener cities, enacting environmental protection legislation, and developing sustainable solutions.


As the article show, green infrastructure may help to create a more sustainable environment in a variety of ways. Here are a few examples:


Better environmental conditions: green infrastructure may help the environment by managing severe temperatures, improving air quality, minimizing runoff, and enhancing water quality.

Delivering ecosystem services: green infrastructure is planned and managed to provide a wide range of ecosystem services, such as water purification, improved air quality, recreational space, and assistance with climate mitigation and adaptation.

Enhancing biodiversity: green infrastructure may improve biodiversity by providing habitat for wildlife and protecting natural places.

Increasing urban livability: Adding green infrastructure to existing gray infrastructure can improve urban livability while also benefiting communities' financial lines.

Providing cost-effective solutions: green infrastructure has been proved to be more cost-effective than outdated grey infrastructure approaches, and it also gives considerably more advantages to both people and the environment.

Reducing water pollution: green infrastructure lowers and purifies rainwater at its source, lowering water pollution in metropolitan areas.

Building climate resilience: green infrastructure may help communities become more resilient to the effects of climate change by lowering the risk of flooding and other climate-related disasters.


In conclusion, ecosystems have an essential function in favorably altering the green environment by decreasing pollution, maintaining habitats, enhancing water and air quality, providing habitat for species, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, and encouraging sustainable activities. We can aid future generations by taking actions to conserve and restore ecosystems and green infrastructure may help to make the environment more sustainable by improving environmental conditions, offering ecosystem services, increasing biodiversity, boosting urban livability, providing cost-effective solutions, lowering water pollution, and developing climate resilience. We can build a healthier and more sustainable environment for future generations by introducing green infrastructure into our communities.



1.      Positive Effects on the Environment from Going Green | Sciencing


2.     Top 5 Benefits of Green Building - Inogen Alliance


3.     Key Definition: Green Infrastructure


4.     Multiple benefits of green infrastructure and role of green infrastructure in sustainability and ecosystem services - Minnesota Stormwater Manual


5.     Green infrastructure - Environment - European Union




GodfredOwusu Bempah

  • Ghana Former E-gen Ambassador Godfred Owusu Bempah
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SangHyeon Park

  • SangHyeon Park says :
    Hello, I'm mentor SangHyeon
    A Green building with sustainable construction and construction materials is particularly good examples of how urban communities coexist with the environment. I also have tremendous interest in the field of Zero-energy buildings, even negative-energy buildings.
    Thank you for the good article.
    Posted 28-09-2023 16:31

Emmanuel  Dassah

  • Emmanuel Dassah says :
    Green infrastructure is helps in reducing the carbon emissions in the atmosphere and this goes a long way of mitigating climate change and its adversities
    Posted 18-09-2023 10:16

Emmanuel  Dassah

Seeun Mentor

  • Seeun Mentor says :
    Hi, this is mentor Seeun.
    Green infrastructure is very improtant nowadays. I, as a major in energy engineering, am especially interested in green buildings. My university is currently working hard to reduce greenhouse gases on campus, and I am curious about how they will proceed from here. Hopefully, we can all reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reserve energy!
    Thank you for the report!!
    Posted 06-09-2023 23:43

Godfred Owusu Bempah

  • Godfred Owusu Bempah says :
    Green infrastructure is one thing we must pay attention because it helps build our ecosystem
    Posted 04-09-2023 07:00

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