What can be done to lessen the effects of nonpoint source water pollution?
By: Morgan Carlson
Nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution can be reduced by raising public awareness - could be said, but that method never really helps with anything. Rather than being intrusive or disruptive to people's lives and habits, it's just easily overlooked. After all, NPS pollution happens as...
Why planting trees is great for the atmosphere
By: Debra Mundell
Planting trees will help to prevent global warming by reducing levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and evaporating water into the atmosphere which increases cloudiness. Clouds will reflect solar radiation so there will be less heat. Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide can be reduced...
What is the reason that rivers are straightened, and what is the effect on the environment?
By: Ms Manu
The Harappa civilization flourished on the banks of the river Indus and the Egyptian on the banks of the river Nile. Similarly the civilizations of China, Incas, Mayans and many more, all existed on the banks of the river or a large water body...
By: Lalitha Subbaraman
Rivers have been the source of many civilization of our planet . The rise and fall of some civilizations can be attributed to the major rivers like Nile, Amazon , and Indus rivers. Rivers have been the source of life for food , transportation and spiritual inspirations. in...
By: Alison Bowler
Recently, global warming has become a cause of concern to many. Of particular concern is the potential loss of the ice sheets found in the Polar Regions of the Earth. The loss of land ice in Antarctica Alaska and Greenland would lead to a global...
By: Allen Teal
Lightning will almost never appear without some hints that it may be coming. The genesis of lightning is the movement of one air mass into the area currently occupied by another air mass. This causes friction and static electrical build up. Coincidently, this same phenomenon...
What can be done to lessen the effects of nonpoint source water pollution?
By: Andrew Benson
Non-point source pollutants (NPSP) do not have a specific single source to the environment, but instead come from many sources over large areas; perhaps on a global scale. Specifically regarding water pollution, typical examples given are nutrients and pesticides from agricultural or urban runoff. Other...
By: D. Victor
Also called fire rocks, igneous rocks are rocks formed by the cooling and solidification of molten rock either below or above the earth's surface. The root of the term "igneous" actually means fire- a derivative of Latin and Greek. Igneous rock is one of three...
What is the reason that rivers are straightened, and what is the effect on the environment?
By: M. J. Joachim
Consequences of Redirecting the Flow of Rivers It's only water, or is it? What is water if not a source of life and sustainability in the world? We use it to care for our bodies in every way that you can think of, and...
By: Janet Grischy
It is in the papers yet again. Someone has died in the Mohave. This time, a mother and child took a weekend trip to the desert. They got lost and their car got stuck, and one of them died. In a horrifying reversal, the child...

 

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