7 Serious Effects of Land Pollution

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7 Serious Effects of Land Pollution The pollution of land has calamitous consequences especially concerning the survival of animals and humans and the quality of soil and water. Environmental protection agencies indicate that the effects can even be more devastating if wastes in landfills are not separated into reusable, recyclable, or organic waste. Since the … Read more

Various Causes of Land Pollution

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Various Causes of Land Pollution Land pollution is the destruction or decline in quality of the Earth’s land surfaces in term of use, landscape and ability to support life forms. Many times, it is directly and indirectly caused by human activities and abuse of land resources. Land pollution takes place when waste is not disposed … Read more

9 Devastating Effects of Soil Pollution

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9 Devastating Effects of Soil Pollution The contamination or degradation of soils impacts heavily on the health of plants. Humans are also affected in numerous ways either directly or indirectly. Polluted soil can harm humans by making contact with the soil or consuming vegetation produce from contaminated soils. Children are even more susceptible to the … Read more

Natural and Man-made Causes of Climate Change

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Causes of Climate Change The climate changes when the total amount of energy in the Earth’s atmosphere changes. The energy changes spread out around the globe upsetting climate processes. There are many causes for these energy shifts, called climate forcers; some internal in the climate itself, some natural but external to climate, and some man-made. … Read more