The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and Why I Think Some are More Important than Others

We live in such a massive world with more than 7 billion people all spread out in 197 lands, it’s fair to say it tends be hard keeping up. That’s why I the UN did an excellent job with compiling the worlds current issues into 17 sections, one issue being just as relevant as the other. But considering they only ceased to exist in January of 2016, I will admit that I wasn’t aware of some issues that were mentioned. As an example, I can’t remember being informed of the masses of plastic and garbage in the ocean until roughly two years ago when awareness posts started appearing on Facebook. That’s not how it should be, I should’ve been conscious earlier than the 11th grade about the fact that me using disposable food wrapping every day for my lunch isn’t exactly helping the world. There are so many small things we do daily without hesitation and some of us are never informed of the impact it has on the environment  Even though there exists just as easy, but more sustainable, methods.

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