The environment is all that is around us, and things can be living or nonliving, it involves the natural chemical, physical as well as other forces. The natural environment is composed of soil, water, air, plants and animals. Human beings interact with and change the environment to meet their needs.
Major components of the environment
The natural environment includes the necessary components and organisms that naturally exist in the environment without any human interference, such as the soil, water, air, plants and animals.
- Natural components are water, air, land and living things
- Human-made components that are created by human beings – Buildings, industries, parks and bridges.
- Human components or human populations