Most people accept that we now live in a globalised world but not everyone agrees that this is beneficial. To what extent is globalisation a positive or negative development?

Globalisation is here to stay, driven by advances in information technology and resulting in scientific, technological and economic progress and
incresed
made greater in size or amount or degree
increased
international trade and investment. It has had wide-ranging positive and
negavtive
characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features
negative
effects on employment and economic development, scientific research, language and culture, and the environment. One positive result of globalisation is the global distribution of labour. It is now much easier to move to other countries to find work, and
this
leads to better employment prospects for individuals and to move diverse workplaces.
In addition
, capital and industrial resources have migrated to developing countries,
thus
providing local jobs and boosting local economies. It has
also
resulted in greater contact between different cultures, as travel has become relatively safer and less expensive than it used to be. Ease of communication has encountered an unprecedented level of global scientific research and cooperation, and a subsequent explosion of knowledge and information. A downside of the global economy is that when a catastrophe occurs, as in the recent global financial crisis that started in the USA, it affects financial crisis that started in the USA, it affects the whole world.
Similarly
, when a virus emerges in one region of the world, it spreads rapidly, threatening worldwide health.
Gloabalisation
Suggestion
Globalization
Globalisation
affects culture and language, too; minority language
are dying
Suggestion
is dying
out because of the necessity of learning English for international business, and indigenous cultures and being rejected in favour of a dominant, often USA-based, culture.
Finally
, levels of pollution are rising as countries strive for economic growth and a
competition
Suggestion
competitive
edge in the global market. In conclusion, globalisation is a double-edged sword that has created jobs and promoted international
cooperation but
Accept comma addition
cooperation, but
has led to cultural losses, more environmental damage, increased health risks and exposure to
economic crisis
Suggestion
the economic crisis
.
However
, our world will continue to shrink as technology expands, and we need to accept globalisation as a fact of life in the 21st century.

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