What we do that wrecks our earth:
- Sahel Syndrome – overcultivation of marginal land.
- Overexploitation Syndrome – overexploitation of natural ecosystems.
- Rural Exodus Syndrome – environmental degradation due to abandonment of traditional agricultural practices.
- Dust Bowl Syndrome – non-sustainable agro-industrial use of soils and water.
- Katanga Syndrome – environmental degradation due to depletion of non-renewable resources.
- Mass Tourism Syndrome – development and destruction of nature for recreational ends.
- Scorched Earth Syndrome – environmental destruction due to war and military action.
- Aral Sea Syndrome – environmental damage to natural landscapes as a result of large-scale projects.
- Green Revolution Syndrome – environmental degradation due to un-adapted farming methods.
- Asian Tiger Syndrome – disregard for environmental standards in the context of rapid economic growth.
- Favela Syndrome – environmental degradation due to uncontrolled urban growth.
- Urban Sprawl Syndrome – destruction of landscapes due to planned expansion of urban infrastructure.
- Disaster Syndrome – singular anthropogenic environmental disasters with long-term impact.
- High Stack Syndrome – environmental degradation as a result of large-scale dispersion of emissions.
- Waste Dumping Syndrome – environmental degradation due to controlled and uncontrolled waste disposal.
- Contaminated Land Syndrome – local contamination of the environment at industrial locations.