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This world needs the good environment. People should protect our homestead. Society is focus on pollution in river all over the world. As we know water is spring of life. We can't live without it, and water in river is more important for human's daily life. It is a big problem. It is the major factories and industries that are causing the problem. We should find some good ways to prevention and mitigation. Let us to join protect action, in order to ourselves.Water pollution is a serious problem threatening the survival of human beings, plants and animals. It is urgent that some strong measures be adopted to deal with the problem. Most of them produce by the cities and towns. With the
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The Current State of Water Pollution
One of the most differentiating factors of the planet Earth is the abundant presence of water. The Earth is almost 75% water. The substantial amount of water on the planet allows the vast and diverse biotic population to thrive. Without water, none of the life on the planet would be living, Earth would look less green and blue, and more dry like Venus or Mars. However, one of the most prominent environmental epidemics is the pollution of the Earth’s water bodies. According to the WWF, water pollution is characterized by “toxic substances” entering water bodies, and then “getting dissolved in them, lying suspended in the water or depositing on the bed
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When the water in our rivers, lakes, and oceans becomes polluted it can endanger
wildlife, make our drinking water unsafe, and threaten the waters where we swim and
fish. Some people believe that the pollution of our lakes and rivers is not a problem right
now and is a problem for the future that modern technology will be able to fix, wrong.
According to P. K. Goel author of the book Water Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control,
“Most of the wastewater, statistics indicate around 60% of it, is discharged into rivers
without being treated” (Goel). This is a high pollution of the environment and also a big
health risk to the people who rely on the water downstream. Water
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, plants, water, soil and animals.
Second, the damage to the human health through pollution of air, soil
and food with chemicals and other radioactive. Third, the damage to
the aesthetic aspects of the environment such as waste, garbage,
smoke and dust. Fourth, the damage that doesn't appear impact only
after a long time, but with a cumulative effect, such as cancers
(substances that cause cancer) and this is an important reason.
Types of Pollution
1. Food Contamination: that the use of pesticides and fertilizers
cause adverse health and economic food used by human and that
caused the contamination of food.
2. Air Pollution: Air pollution is coming from several sources such as
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effect. The once-ler believes it won’t hurt to cut down a few trees but this leads to a downward spiral of obsession with building up his business. He later starts using creative machines which cut down multiple machines at a time. The air quality decreased and many animals had to migrate.
One type of pollution we find evidence of is water pollution. "You're glumping the pond where the Humming-Fish hummed." All the Gluppity-Glupp and all the Schloppity-Schlopp made by the machinery chugging is being dumped right into the pond. What is the consequence of putting all this pollution into the water? (The fish can't live there anymore). One type of pollution we find evidence of is
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. Water pollution-. Soil detrigation-.
As earth’s temperatures continue to become more extreme due to global warming (extremely hot summers and cold winters), our agricultural practices are endangered. Many plants and animals rely on certain weather conditions to thrive, and global warming has resulted in the loss of many crops and animals. Most crops, such as wheat, corn, and soy have what's known as an “optimal growth temperature”, meaning that they thrive under a certain temperature range. When the temperatures exceeds or fails to meet these temperatures for extended period of time, mass crop death can result. This is harmful because it not only leads to more expensive food prices, but can
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Most people often take for granted the simple things in life, which although simple, are also the foundation of life itself. These simple things come in the form of clean air, water, and land for us and our future generations. The protection of the environment has become increasingly important as we now realize the damage that our generation along with previous generations have done to the environment. From bustling New England cities to the quite farmlands of the Midwest, America has come to realize the need to relate and protect the environment from industrial and agricultural pollution, thus the EPA was formed.The protection of ?human health and the environment? is the simple yet
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result.Pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, ozone and peroxyacl nitrates (PANs), cause direct damage to leaves of crop plants and trees when they enter leaf pores (stomates). Chronic exposure of leaves and needles to air pollutants can also break down the waxy coating that helps prevent excessive water loss and damage from diseases, pests, drought and frost. "In the midwestern United States crop losses of wheat, corn, soybeans, and peanuts from damage by ozone and acid deposition amount to about $5 billion a year"" (Socha). We need to low pollution to keep our crop plants and trees healthy.Lastly, during the past hundred years, air pollution has become a major, persistent problem
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Sustainable Solution. TerraGreen, 8(4), 8-9.
7. Antonia, O., Oroian, I., Varban, D., & Burduhos, P. (2010). Biodiesel – a Real Solution for Reducing Air Pollution ? ProEnvironment Promediu, 3(6), ProEnvironment Promediu, 2010, Vol.3(6).
8. Lichtfouse, E., Schwarzbauer, Jan, & Robert, Didier. (2012). Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World Volume 2: Remediation of Air and Water Pollution (Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World).
9. Phẁm Tân Hớu, & Nguyen Tri Minh. (2015). Solution to Reduce Air Environmental Pollution from Ships. TransNav: International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, 9(2), 257-261.
10. Technology profile: Cost-effective air
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In Prehistory the discovery of fire first started pollution. The burning of natural and manmade materials is killing our planet, we should find an unlimited and non-pollutant resource to fuel our cars and heat our homes. Hydrogen is a good alternative to gasoline because it is non-pollutant and a bountiful resource. The polluting of the oceans are killing fish and mammals alike, when the seaweed is exposed to the oil it immediately absorbs it. Seaweed is the main food of numerous sea creatures including the sea otter, an endangered species. The endangerment of animals should also be stopped for example The Javan rhinoceros was once widespread throughout the Oriental Realm from Bengal
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, forest fire is one of the most common problems of the environment these days and it’s another major cause of the air pollution. For example, trees are being cut down for industrial reasons and a lot of factories are replacing forest gradually; these results in high concentration of toxic gases in the air. Furthermore, the human population keeps growing and is growing quickly, but trees are being cut down every day; this imbalance creates more carbon dioxide and less oxygen. Carbon dioxide is the gas that has negative effects to our atmosphere and increases the greenhouse effect.
Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas which means that it is including water vapor, ozone, and nitrous oxide. The
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production of foods and beverages. $18.6 billion worth of damages are done due to motor vehicle pollution (Hodges 568). It might seem to cost a lot of money to prevent air pollution, but as one can see it may cost more to repair the damages from air pollution.WORKS CITEDDinanike, George. 'Sunset in the Comfort of a Laboratory.' New Scientist 19 October 1991: 31.Hamer, Mick. 'Pollution Leaves a Cloud over Life in the City.' New Scientist 13 May 1989: 45.Hodges, Laurent. Environmental Pollution Second Edition. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977.Sittig, Marshall. How to Remove Pollutants and Toxic Materials from Air and Water. Parkridge, New Jersey: Noyes Data Corporation, 1977.World Wide Web Site.URL: http://www.cyberstore.ca/greenpeace/ozone/ozonehome.html 'Greenpeace.' November 2,1994.
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, along with pretty much any marine mammal that brings in water through its gills, are increasingly at risk to microscopic plastic debris.
5. Whales and dolphins, whales often mistake marine debris for a potential food source. The whales mouth is so large it unknowingly picks up plastic debris. This results in the obstructions often puncturing and tearing the stomach lining, leading to starvation and death.
Transition: now that u know all the effects of littering and pollution, I would like to discuss on what you can do about this problem globally.
II. Clean up after yourself , and Recycle
1. It's clear that plastic pollution impacts virtually every living organism in, or thriving off of
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could have affected the
stream in any way.
2. Then we took water temperature, average width and average depth. Using the
thermometer/tape measurer both 3 times and getting the average. Using the measurng
tape in 3 different places. We also took the average velocity of the river.
3. Then we took the chemical measurmentsof the river. pH, dissolved oxygen, tempterature,
number of nitrates, phosphates and turbidity.
4. We then took samples of leaves and biomass in the river to find macroinvertebrates. We
would find these creatures and organize them in ice trays. Then we would classify them
in 1 of the 3 groups that determined how resistant to pollution they were.
Data Tables/ Charts:
Test 1 Test 2
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Hannah BainesImagery: The author uses imagery to emphasize the idea that pollution is killing off wildlife in an intense and painful manner. This further intrigues the audience and convinces a sense of empathy towards the many species of the world.
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Current Event Week 6
Global IssueDiction: The audience is swayed by the words “agony” and “bleeding profusely”, causing them to once again feel terrible for unknowingly causing harm to wildlife. The diction emphasizes just how dangerous and life threatening pollution is toward the ocean and its inhabitants.
Pathos: The author utilizes pathos primarily to provoke a sense of sympathy from the audience
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Plastic waste is all over the world and even when people try not to buy as much product that comes in
plastic it is almost impossible because now a days almost everything comes in plastic or has pieces of
plastic. According to the news article Plastic pollution doesn’t just make for an ugly beach day. It’s
contaminating our food chain the author estates that “plastic bottles, plastic bags, snack wrappers, foam
takeout containers, foam coffee cups, packing materials: these common, everyday items make up 85%
of our waste stream These items aren't biodegradable and our ability to recycle them is limited”. the
majority comes in plastic wrapping, water bottles and other kinds of things as well
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Harming the Earth:
An In-Depth Look at Saving Our Planet
Life as we know it on Earth is in danger. Various forms of pollution such as fossil fuel consumption polluting our atmosphere, physical trash piling up on land and tainting our water sources and endangering plant and animal life are all contributing to the steady decline in Earth’s health. If we can’t reverse its effects, the entire human population, its governments and companies, plant and animal life, and the Earth itself will come to an end sooner than we would like. To find an effective solution, the human population needs to analyze just how much damage each is doing, and then systematically develop alternatives to ultimately
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equitably among all of us and thus will send a message to
the companies who are putting a hefty price tag on water.
The availability of water is declining as a result of the pollution of freshwater resources.
People’s impact on the water cycle has a bearing on sustainability, equity, and rights. In the
article, All you Need To Know about Stormwater Runoff, Stiffler discusses the harm that is
manifested by the rain, “stormwater runs off houses roads, parking lots, and front yards delivers
massive amounts of pollutants to our rivers, lakes, and bays everytime it rains. Rainwater
streams off roofs and over roadways on landscape yards, along the way it mixes with massive
toxic cocktail such as
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reached crisis proportions in the late1970sThe only forms of air pollution were caused by geological events forexample volcano eruptions, lightning and bacterial action in soilsetc.The increase of certain gasses in the air, sulphur dioxide, carbondioxide, methane, halocarbons and nitrogen oxides being the main ones,leads to them being absorbed into it the water vapour that is presentin the atmosphere at high altitudes this reaction is increased by theenergy from sun light, As the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxidesreact with the water vapour, oxygen and other oxidants a mild solutionof sulphuric acid and nitric acid are formed. This weak acid vapourcan now precipitate into clouds and fall
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is naturally released. When they are burnt, all the carbon dioxide is released at once. alternatively, if wood is used in furniture the carbon is stored and not released, disrupting the carbon cycle.
Fewer trees mean fewer photosynthesis means less oxygen.
4.15 understand the biological consequences of pollution of water by sewage, including increases in the number of micro-organisms causing depletion of oxygen
· Like fertilisers, sewage also contains phosphates (from detergents) and nitrates (from faeces). If these are leaked into rivers, eutrophication occurs.
4.16 understand that eutrophication can result from leached minerals from fertiliser
· Nitrates and phosphates can leak from mineral
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Title of Speech: Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans
Attention Grabber: Its no secret that we love convenience. We love being able to grab a water bottle on the go and once it is finished have the capability to just throw it away. We love being able to go to the grocery store and not have to remember to bring our own bags to carry groceries in. This convenience however, has many downsides that is becoming more of a harm to our environment.
Relevance Statement: Earth cannot naturally break down plastic like it can with other materials we have created (National Geographic).
Credibility Statement: Having lived in Hawaii and participated in beach clean-ups where there are millions of
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chemistry. Alot of industries use the principles of green chemistry for example in the production of computer chips scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory use a process that uses carbon dioxide in its chip preparation, which decreases the amount of energy water and chemicals it need to use which in turn reduces the pollution the product out puts.A scientist at the University of Delaware has created a method in using chicken feathers to create circuit boards, these circuit boards actually perform 2x faster than normal boards, with this knowledge other research has undergone into the use of the feathers in biofuel. This method has reduce the use of a lot of harmful chemical that are
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winds. Deserts are forming. There is degradation of ecosystems in the deltas and water bodies are getting polluted.
Pesticides used by the agriculture sector is mostly toxic and this creates high risks of health problems to the local population. High rates of terminal illnesses like cancer and permanent lung diseases, especially among women and children are on the rise. Furthermore, these chemical and toxic substances have polluted the water causing more damage to the aquatic life.
Water pollution is a major environmental problem. Scientists have shown that the quality of water from rivers and drinking water has deteriorated around the world. The amount of minerals has increased. Toxic
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toilets, only increases. The purpose of this study was to determine whether University
of Tennessee students would be willing to change their toilet habits and designs to conserve
water and limit water pollution.
One 20-minute focus-group session was conducted with five University of Tennessee
at Knoxville students. The session focused on their personal bathroom and environmental habits
and their attitudes toward the usage of alternative toilets and waste-disposal methods. The
session was recorded via iPhone and later transcribed. All participants signed Informed Consent
The group of five students was aged between nineteen and twenty-one and comprised
two men and three
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severe. The war not only damaged the natural environment such as forests and trees, but also had a great impact on some migratory animals. Artillery shells or other weapons used in warfare can cause radioactive hazards, resulting in air pollution and water pollution. History has given us too many lessons. Even today, the war still exists. We need to work together to protect the environment.
In Linda Hogan’s closing statements, “That clay water jar my friends filled might have been made of the same earth that housed the birds of Iztapalapa. It might have contained water the stunned trout once lived in. It was not only the bridge between the elements of elements of earth, air, water, and fire
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than normal, and water evaporation begins to happen more. As stated by Sean Martin, “Predicted temperatures which almost exactly match what global temperatures have been, even if there was not an industrial revolution (Sean Martin).” The natural occurrence in which temperature spikes is consider normal. These spikes in temperature have happened before in the medieval times and in 1980s.
With the help of scientist and researchers, our government have been working diligently to find possible solutions for this issue such as “stabilization wedges.” As stated by the National Geographic, “This means reducing GHG emissions from a variety of sources with technologies available in the next few
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, waste from factories and bilge oil from ships. Much of this pollution is later washed up on coastal beaches, spreading disease and making them unsafe for residents and tourists alike. Chemicals in the water have killed much of the marine life and destroyed the Danube's fishing industry." (Lovatt) Unfortunately scientists and environmentalists have been able to study the full extent of the pollution only relatively recently, after the fall of Communism in 1989.Rivers in Romania and Hungary were hit by a spill of 100,000 m3 of toxic mining water containing cyanide. In Hungary, 200 tonnes of dead fish had to be taken from the river Tisza that empties into the Danube.An example of human negligence
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pH levels are lower as a result of their areas being near an enormous mechanical city. Lake number 2 is higher in height so the corrosive dimensions are increasingly thought. The two lakes numbers 2 and 3 are downwind from the mechanical city and that additionally makes a circumstance for the corrosive dimensions to be higher and pH levels to be lower.
Acid rain is precipitation made adequately acidic by barometrical pollution that it causes natural damage, normally to woodlands and lakes. The fundamental driver is the modern consuming of coal and other petroleum products, the waste gases from which contain sulfur and nitrogen oxides, which consolidate with air water to frame acids.
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, so this is negative externality. In this case, Freedom Industry leaking chemicals into river is a typical negative externality. This emergency caused people in 9 counties shut down business, suffering health issues and short on domestic water.
As the environmental scientist/economist involved in this case. The major job is do research on the case and build up a model to forecast economic trending in this area. Base on the study of environmental scientist and economist do, local government can give response to the problem more effective and make more reliable plan. In this case, there are few side effects cause by the emergency. First one is pollution in this area, people can not use tap
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various activities revolving from water supply and irrigation of farms. The activities carried out by the industry has a tremendous impact on the environment. The activities usually lead to environmental degradation and pollution in precise. According to (Percival et al., 2017), the following are the activities that lead to environmental degradation.
First, most of the machines that are used in pumping water and supplying water to homes and farms are propelled by fossil fuels. The machines are heavily reliant on diesel to run and in this regard, the irrigation pump emissions and the diesel propelled pumps poses an environmentally unfriendly climate. The emissions pose serious health
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What is coal electricity?
The first step to making coal fired electricity is to burn thermal coal that has already been pulverized into a fine powder. The heat being formed is then used to turn water into steam. The steam at very high pressure is then used to spin turbine, connected to and electrical generator. The spinning turbine causes large magnets to turn within copper wire coils (generator). The moving magnets cause electrons to move from one place to another, creating an electrical current and producing energy.
What is wind energy?
Wind energy, or wind power, is a form of renewable energy that uses airflow to generate electricity. Wind turbines are typically about 120 meters high to
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otherwise it will perish (Hilbert, 2011). What is really polluting in the rubber industry is how factories deal with their wastes. Hilbert (2011) pointed out the fact that most of the rubber factories unleash their wastewater containing high level of Ammonia and Nitrogen near river a canal causing water pollution issues.
Hilbert (2011) has cited a research done by Pandey et al (1990) that has shown waste in the rubber industry is often under the form of water. However, this water is contaminated, inside you there are acids, and carbonaceous organic such as Nitrogen and Sulphate used in the coagulation of Latex. Lastly, the author also raised a concern about the odour caused by the use of compounds
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findings (Office, 2015).These organizations offer many different resources. The Purdue clean manufacturing technology office just does not focus on pollution, but also on fabric operation, planting, adhesive bonding, and fiber enforcement (University, 2009). They give clear details in their report regarding cost, prevention, and new technologies (University, 2009). The Indiana department of environment management office provides additional resources by testing for metals, nitrate-nitrite, and volatile organic compounds in the water systems (Office, 2015)Benefits and gains from using oneBusinesses gain knowledge that they did not have before. They do not have to hire someone to do this work
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use of ethanol, it can cause the VOC emissions to increase by 45 when compared to gas with no oxygenates, according to the California Air Resources Board. The California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District discovered that with 5.7 percent of ethanol into gasoline would produce of about seventy tons of VOCs into the air per day. But ethanol doesn’t just have an impact on air quality, its impacts the water pollution. While the water run offs into other broad areas, the Corn Belt hits the Gulf of Mexico, it “[creates] a large dead zone - a region of oxygen-deprived waters unable to support sea life that extends for more than ten thousand square kilometers.” “A recent study by
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to pollution globally. They contribute largely to global warming as they release mass amounts of carbon dioxide, also contributing to the greenhouse effect. Global warming causes drastic changes to our environment including the melting of ice caps, the rising of sea level, and the overall increase in the temperature of the Earth’s climate system which affects many ecosystems and organisms. The burning of fossil fuels can also result in the creation of acid rain. This is caused by sulphur dioxide being emitted from coal burning. Acid rain has continuous negative effects on the environment such as polluting fresh water and killing organisms.
Moreover, oil may cause oil spills when it is
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they will be able to detect if the water is viable or not. To decrease the impact of environmental contaminants, the center is “investigating affordable solar energy systems and recycling of combustible water materials as biomass fuels” (“Haiti Development Studies Center”). This will decrease the amount of pollution being poured into the air creating a healthier environment for children and adults to breathe in. In order to make a sustainable change Robert H. Giles (center’s director and professor at the university) has created an at-home and aboard program in which there are “internationally collaborative research projects not only to challenge the critical thinking skills of our [the
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pollution, mapping the growth of cities, and flood control.From NASA, studying other planets and their history helps us predict what might happen to earth in the future. The scientists at NASA are studying Mars in depth to see how come all the water on Mars is in the polar caps and nowhere else. They sent up another mars rover named Spirit that landed on mars on January 3, 2004 but they lost communication with it for three days starting on January 20 and ending on January 23. on the 25 the Opportunity rover landed on mars in a small crater which scientists believe is filled with hematite which is a mineral often formed by the presence of liquid water.Firefighters, like astronauts, work in harsh
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have bee hives transported and then placed on their farm to provide pollination for their crops. Sadly, the bee population has drastically dropped already due to human activity. One of the most common attackers to bees are varroa mites. They are an invasive parasite that burst on the scene in the early 2000s that attaches itself to bees and weakens their immune systems making them susceptible to a battery of viruses. The pesticides used in agricultural practices poisons the bees when they come to pollinate, and kills them. Some things that we can do to help save the bee population includes setting out water dishes, keeping weeds, planting bee friendly flowers, and not using lawn chemicals.
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We are all responsible for what happens in this world. As technology expands so does the environmental effect on our society. We have become a 'throw away' society. Due to our excessive consumption practices, most of what we use today, in turn, ends up in landfills tomorrow. Though we would like to place the blame of the destruction of the world's rain forests, the ozone layer and pollution on technology, truth is, the fault lies within the scope of all of society. The easiest, cheapest, quickest, most profitable solutions to our needs and wants is what society strives for - at the costs of the ecology and our lives as we now know them. Unless we make drastic changes in our every day lives
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fertility, the balance of the ecosystem, and reduce pollution. According to Shaw, Ian (2005), organic farmers often using traditional methods that cause a little damage to the environment reduce the environment impact and save our fragile environment.Organic foods seem to be more environmental friendly compared to conventional foods. Organic foods do not use synthetic fertilizers which can cause water and soil pollution. Organic farming methods are designed to encourage soil and water conservation. Organic farmers conduct sophisticated crop rotation to keep weeds at bay than using chemical weed killers (www.mayoclinic.com, 2006). Unlike organic farmers, conventional farmers rely on the
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, water, and air.
Urbanization, which is caused mainly by overpopulation joined by logging; mining and forest fires are the accessory factors that affect deforestation.
· Agricultural activities, pollution and urbanization are the main causing factors of deforestation; they have an immense effect on earth and its living organisms.
According to the World Bank; in the past fifty years the world has seen the lost of forest area equivalent to the area of the country of South Africa and a lost of seventeen percent of the Amazonian rainforest.
With over 250million people and eighty percent of the worlds flora and fauna living in rainforests, deforestation most definitely affects the whole world
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distinctive variations between the trophic levels revealing that the human existence or their
development of tools and equipments have altered and reshaped earths marine ecosystems
inadequately. Ultimately, further ecosystems and ones to come can be destroyed with
additional human discoveries. Filter feeders hold a significant responsibility in estuarine
ecosystems by balancing the nutrient runoff from the shoreline to the waters recommended
Owens & Burgos
nutrients level, maintaining a proper salt level and, filtering the water by intaking the surplus
nitrogens and other unwanted pollution. Chesapeake Bay has changed ultimately compared
to how it used to be in its beginning days. As
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INTRODUCTIONThe idea of protecting the environment has its origins in the second half of the nineteenth century. In Europe, it emerged from the movement in response to the dynamic process of industrialization and urban sprawl, and an increasing level of air and water pollution. The United States was founded as a result of growing concerns about the state of the natural resources of the country, supported by key philosophical references such outstanding individuals like John Muir or Henry David Thoreau. Both conservation priorities, as well as the belief in the hereditary nature of the law are the foundations for today's efforts to protect the environment. In the twentieth
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There aren’t many landmasses as spectacular in America as the Florida Everglades. An impressive aquatic ecosystem covering more than 18,000 square miles, the ‘glades is an aesthetic novelty for sure, but it’s also home to an unbelievable number of plants and animals - some threatened or endangered. Aside from its natural beauty, the ecosystem provides millions of South Floridians with drinking water, and is a tremendous asset to the sunshine state. So why is the Everglades in need of protection and what is being done to improve one of America’s most exciting natural resources?
The health of the Everglades is a major concern, and efforts to protect and conserve
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environmental effects caused by mismanagement of water in the hospitality sector. To reduce these impacts, it is important to come up with sustainable ways of water management within the hospitality industry. Water-efficient technology is one of those ways. Water wastage can simply be reduced by always checking for leaking taps and fitting low-flow showerheads and taps with flow restrictors (Chung & Parker, 2010). Some water pollution is caused by rain water making it important to harvest this water. Using rainwater from the roofs to supply water for gardening, laundry and toilets often minimizes the wastage of rainwater which might have made some places waterlogged. Another vital way of sustainably
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Rhetorical Analysis of Two PSAIt was interesting to read that the Keep America Beautiful ad was aired on Earth Day in 1971. I was not alive at that time, but pollution was a heavy issue at the time. The recent Canadian PSA was aired in 2006 and I feel focuses on the environment on a broader outlook. The Native American actor, Iron Eyes Cody, was a movie actor at the time. It was interesting to find out that he became the face of environmental consciousness in the 1970's. The reason that Public Service Announcements started being aired was to get the general public's attention on issues going on in the world. These ads are on common ground in the effect to catch the viewer's attention, but
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effects fishing has include effects on food webs and fish communities, by-catch of non-target species and impacts on aquatic habitats. Other environmental impacts of fishing and boating in general include littering, damage to seagrass from anchoring and propellers, and bank erosion from boating wakes.Due to contaminants in fish and other seafood, the amount of pollution in the water and the health risks that have arose some areas of Botany Bay have been banned of fishing.Also, Kurnell beach is right next to Sydney airport .The percentage of total aircraft movements from Sydney airport which occur over Kurnell has remained fairly static at about 50-53% in the last five years. Apart from the
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main hypotheses as to the survival of larvae is the runoff of nutrients from fertilizers near costal areas, causing the water to become rich with nutrients. This results in a phytoplankton bloom that provides more food for crown-of-thorns larvae.An aggregation of COTS feeding on coral.There are very few animals that are willing to attack the toxin-ridden starfish, but surprisingly, some creatures prey on them. Predators include the Giant Triton, a species of shrimp, a species of worm and various fish. The decline of these predators, due to over harvesting and pollution is also a major factor to the increase the population of the starfish, making outbreaks more likely to occur.There are many
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the North Pacific Ocean somewhere between Hawaii and California. The size of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is unknown but is said to be the two times the size of the state of Texas in the USA, and it is continuously growing. Eighty percent of the trash is land run, which means the trash has been littered somewhere in the world and has floated or has been blown onto the trash patch. Ships have dumped the other twenty percent of the trash ("National Geographic Education"). It is said that there is around 46,000 pieces of plastic per square kilometer ("Drowning in Plastic."). All the trash is all in a giant dump because of a gyre. A gyre is a current system in the ocean, which pulls water from
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The sea is the most obvious feature of the earth's surface. Approximately seventy percent of this surface is covered by water, in one way or another. Beneath this water are the familiar sands of the beaches, bottoms of bays, and the inshore ocean. Farther offshore this water covers an amazing submarine topography of underwater canyons, trenches, mountains, and plains. Unlike the continents, which are physically separated from one another, the oceans are continuous and interconnected. Since the 'world ocean is continuous'(M.J. Keen) it has similar characteristics throughout. In the early 1870s oceanographers collected seawater samples from all of the seas of the world at a variety of depths