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    Water Pollution In Ghana

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    Water pollution does not just affect one specific group of people, it affects many different demographics. My first source is “Coastal Pollution and Women 's Health in Ada-Foah, Ghana”, published in 2003 by Elaine Tweneboah. In this article, the author goes over the many problems women in Ada-Foah face concerning water pollution. My second source is “Perceptions of farmers on health risks and risk reduction measures in wastewater-irrigated urban vegetable farming in Ghana”, published in 2008 by…

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    A large ecosystem of our world is being affected, and that is the planet’s oceans, rivers, lakes, and other large sources of clean water. Water is one of the fundamental needs for life to strive and prosper, but water scarcity and water pollution is a large issue for our lives today. In a direct link to the reading assignment of “The Box”, some ships sometimes leak oil into the ocean and sometimes the containers that they carry can fall…

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    of 70% of freshwater resources and the frequent use of fertilizers may means pollution in many water resources. Then agriculture will also be a victim of water pollution and crops may get contaminated, affecting many people. Thus we need to discuss whether the agricultural activities will definitely cause water pollution or can it be prevented. In another word, if the…

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    farmers are forced to collect water from common-source areas, which are shared by all of their neighbors. This limits the water that is available for their crops. Lastly, because of the deforested areas, there is no protection from floods and rains, which causes additional contamination to water…

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    Water pollution is generally induced by humans. It results from actions of humans carried on to better self. These could be treated under the various activities that man engages in, that lead to pollution. The growth of human population, industrial and agricultural practices is the major causes of pollution (Eguabori, 1998). Water pollution becomes worse as a result of overcrowding in urban areas. Agricultural, domestic and industrial wastes are the major pollutants of agnatic habitats. Sewage…

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    Too much pollution in the ocean can make the seawater become too acidic. When the water is too acidic, some marine animals cannot survive. For some marine animals, acidic water reduces their ability to grow shells. “For instance, the thin shell of marine snails is easily eaten away by acid waters” (Levete, 15). The ability to not grow shells can decrease its chance of survival. The marine snails will have less protection without those shells, so they could get eaten more easily by predators.…

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    Ocean Pollution The Ocean covers approximately 70% of earth’s surface. All that ocean provides humans with food, water, and plants. Unfortunately, those large bodies of water that are helping us live on earth, are being turned into landfills by the wastes that are being created and polluted by humans. Water pollution is showing what is capable of year by year. If we don’t start making a push towards cleaner oceans earth will no longer be able to provide us a home. It wasn’t until the 1800s…

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    throughout Florida our waters are heavily polluted by the great amount of tourism in our state. In the Florida Keys and the Caribbean, there has been a vast decline in staghorn and elkhorn corals leaving the reefs scattered since the 70’s. As I continued to observe and research this topic, I noticed that humans overlook the effects that they cause and focus on the benefits they receive. The negative human impacts on the ocean…

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    Class Bivalves Essay

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    ecosystem in the coastal area. The environment pollution monitoring using mussels was established in North America coastline and estuarine. It’s followed by other countries like Australia, Japan, France, Taiwan, India, and Mediterranean (Goldberg, 1975) in (Widdows and Donkin, 1992). The environmental tolerance ability, abundance, population stability, contaminant metabolism ability and living behavior are the advantages of using mussels in pollution monitoring (Widdows and Donkin,…

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    "Fertilizers as Water Pollutants." Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Natural Resource Management and Environmental Department, May 2013. Web. 12 July 2016. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provides a considerable amount of statistical information, along with an extensive analysis on how chemical fertilizers contribute to water pollution. While there is no specific author, this text was constructed by FAO 's Natural Resources Management…

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