How Chemical Fertilizers Cause Water Pollution?

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How Chemical Fertilizers Cause Water Pollution? Chemical fertilizers contain phosphates, nitrates that can actually be the main reason behind water pollution. Environmental nitrogen and phosphorous contribute to the process of Eutrophication, which enriches the water surface with nutrients. The trophic status of lakes is associated with the nutrients and growth of organic matters of the … Read more

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How Do and How Much Landfills Contribute to Global Warming?

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How Do Landfills Contribute to Global Warming? Environmental wastes constituting both organic and inorganic materials that are derived from homes and industries go directly to landfills. Now, proper managing the landfills will result in the production of methane and other greenhouse gases, which has tremendous utilities. These gases contribute to global warming and other environmental … Read more

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How Do Farmers Contribute to Water Pollution?

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How do Farmers Contribute to Water Pollution? The farmers use pesticides, fungicides, fertilizers directly on the farm that contaminate water and cause atmospheric deposition. The runoff from the farms is the main reason why water bodies are polluted. Rainwater enables the sediment of the farms to drain to nearby water bodies like lakes and rivers. … Read more

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How To Reduce Air Pollution at the Construction Site?

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How To Reduce Air Pollution at the Construction Site? Construction of new buildings is an ongoing process in cities and suburbs. While infrastructure building is an essential step to support the growing population and modernization, it brings forward various inconveniences, mainly those related to pollution. Living near the construction site is hazardous to health, as … Read more

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New Analysis Reveals The US Now Down To 24th Spot in The World on Environmental Performance

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New Analysis Reveals The US Now Down To 24th Spot in The World on Environmental Performance The US presently ranks 24th in the world on environmental performance, far behind other industrialized nations in a range of categories, according to a new analysis by Yale and Columbia universities.  Denmark came in the first place, followed by … Read more

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UN Warns The World Witnesses Worst Ever Food Crisis Seen in Half A Century Triggered By COVID-19 Pandemic

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UN Warns The World Witnesses Worst Ever Food Crisis Seen in Half A Century Triggered By COVID-19 Pandemic The world stands on the brink of the worst food crisis ever seen for at least 50 years; the UN has warned as it urged governments to act rapidly to avoid disaster, including recession caused by the deadly coronavirus … Read more

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Study Finds Climate Crisis Responsible For Damage Worth $67Bn Caused By Hurricane Harvey

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Study Finds Climate Crisis Responsible For Damage Worth $67Bn Caused By Hurricane Harvey Climate crisis blamed for $67bn of Hurricane Harvey damage in 2017, according to a study. The new figure is far higher than previous estimates of the direct impact of global heating, leading to a radical reassessment of the costs of damage from extreme weather. Harvey … Read more

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Britain Becomes Coal-Free As Renewables Surpass Power Generation Using Fossil Fuels

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Britain Becomes Coal-Free As Renewables Surpass Power Generation Using Fossil Fuels Midnight of June 10th would create history as Britain set to pass a significant landmark. The country will have gone full two months without burning coal to generate power as renewables edge out fossil fuels. Around 40% of the country’s electricity came from coal a … Read more

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COVID-19 Waste Could Trigger Surge in Ocean Pollution As Conservationists Find “More Masks Than Jelly Fish” Afloat

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COVID-19 Waste Could Trigger Surge in Ocean Pollution As Conservationists Find “More Masks Than Jelly Fish” Afloat Coronavirus waste ends up in the ocean as conservationists have warned that the coronavirus pandemic could spark a surge in ocean pollution. Too much discarded single-use masks are floating like jellyfish, and waterlogged latex gloves are washing up on … Read more

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