Coral reefs are among the oldest habitats in the world. They have been around for at least 230 million years. Though they take just a small proportion of the world's ocean, coral reefs hold over a quarter of all oceans. The building of reefs is the responsibility of the tiny organism known as coral polyps.
Effects of pesticides on our rivers and streams Pesticides are toxic chemicals designed to destroy pests, but a large percentage enter into the water in rivers and streams. Pesticides gain access to rivers through runoff from fields. The main sources of pesticides are from industries and agricultural lands, which are sprayed with pesticides to control
Critical Analysis of Lomborg’s Claim that Greenhouse Gas Emission is Harmless to the Future of Humanity Introduction/Background The claim that the release of greenhouse gas into the atmosphere that causes global warming is harmless to the future of humanity is wrong and not factual. The greenhouse gas emission exposes humanity to uncertain future following the
Wastewater is the water that is disposed of after being used for various reasons. The few categories of wastewater include domestic wastewater, which comprises of shower, toilet and sink disposed-water and industrial wastewater, which come from manufacturing and production processes (Vanguilder, 2012). However, recent technological advancement in the agricultural and industrial sector has led to
INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL WARMING Global warming is the increase of average world temperatures as a result of the greenhouse effect. Certain gases in the atmosphere act like glass in a greenhouse allowing sunlight through to heat the earth's surface buy trapping the heat as it radiates back into space.(Young People’s Trust for the Environment,2019) Gases
Global warming is an issue that is discussed globally. The continuous rise in temperature on the earth atmosphere and surface is called global warming. About 30%of the solar insolation that is incident on the planet is reflected back to the space through atmospheric particles and content in air and ground(Shahzad,2015). Heat has caused tens of
Introduction One of the greatest advancement in the free world is that of nuclear power. According to Squassoni (2009), about 17% of the global energy is generated from nuclear reactors. The United States generates the third of all the nuclear power in the world. Initially, it appeared to be the best solution for sustainable energy
Introduction Noise is one of the most widespread causes of hearing loss, and the most likely causes of occupational illnesses in the United States (Leigh 728). Acute or prolonged exposure to high-level, impulsive noise is an ongoing problem for the military and defense forces all over the world (Sliwinska-Kowalska and Adrian Davis 274). One shot