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2 years ago by: sara
 
 
  • Environmental issues
    • Water pollution
      • Waste from industrial and agricultural activities pollute the water that is used by humans, animals and plants
      • What can you do?
        • You should not dispose any harmful materials and substances in bodies of water.
        • You should not keep water running when not in usage
        • You should be careful with what you pour down the sink or toilet
        • You should not use pesticides
    • Air pollution
      • Air pollution refers to the release of pollutants into the air that are a threat to human health and the planet as a whole.
      • What can you do
        • You should reduce the usage of cars, motorcycles and other vehicles
        • Thershould be a reduction in the number of factories
        • There should be strict control by the government in factories
        • Use a bicycle or public transport
    • Land pollution
      • Land pollution, the deposition of solid or liquid waste materials on land that can contaminate the soil and groundwater, threaten public health, and cause unsightly conditions and nuisances.
      • What can you do?
        • Buy organics products, especially organic cleaners, pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers
        • Avoid littering
        • Recycle waste materials
        • Buy organics products, especially organic cleaners, pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers
    • Climate change
      • Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time.
      • What can you do?
        • Change light bulbs to compact fluorescents or LEDs. Unplug computers, TVs and other electronics when not in use.
        • Air travel leaves behind a huge carbon footprint. Before you book your next airline ticket, consider greener options such as buses or trains, or try vacationing closer to home.
        • Choose renewable power
    • Deforestation
      • Deforestation is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is converted to a non-forest use.
      • What can you do?
        • Clear cutting of forests must be banned
        • The cutting must be replaced by planting young trees to replace the older ones that were cut
        • Fine the companies or people that cut down trees.
    • Nuclear issues
      • The primary environmental effects of nuclear power come from uranium mining, radioactive emissions, and waste heat.
      • What should you do?
        • Strict control of nuclear waste
        • Prevention of nuclear waste deposition
        • There should be conversion in nuclear power
    • Ozone layer depletion
      • The ozone layer or ozone shield is a region of Earth's stratosphere that absorbs most of the Sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
      • What should you do?
        • Don't buy aerosol products with chlorofluorocarbons (CFC)
        • Avoid ozone layer depletion product usage
    • Natural disasters
      • A natural disaster is a major event resulting from natural processes of the Earth
      • What should you do?
        • Maximum foreseeable loss studies.
        • Disaster recovery and emergency response planning.
    • Overpopulation
      • What should you do?
        • Make education entertaining
        • Governments should take strict measures
      • Overpopulation occurs when a species' population exceeds the carrying capacity of its ecological value
    • Loss of endagered species
      • The world has an amazingly diverse number of different species of animal and plant life, but many are in danger of being lost for ever, often as a result of human action.
      • What should you do?
        • Native plants provide food and shelter for native wildlife.
        • Make your home wildlife friendly
        • Never purchase products made from threatened or endangered species
    • Natural resource reduction
      • Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind.
      • What should you do?
        • Reduction of the use of natural resource usage products
        • Smart usage of these resources
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