Essays on Pollution

Effects of Air Pollution on Child Development
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Our children are our future, it is not only a slogan of politicians, but also a faith most people in the world have. New generation benefit a lot from the advances of the 20th century. Yet this progress has come with many unpredictable consequences. In the last 50 years, 75000 chemicals have been developed and introduced into the environment. The overall incidence of childhood cancer increased 10% from 1975 to 1994, which is one of the scientific evidence clearly demonstrates…...
Air PollutionChild DevelopmentNature
The Importance of Community Clean-Up Days on Every Weekend
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In the city of Victorville, the city held an event to make a difference in the community. This event happens once a month. It is called Community Clean-up Day. My AVID teacher suggests me and my class mates to go for community service and to help our city. This day is a great resource for our futures. However, there is a situation that links to this day. The problem is, “why is Community Clean-up not on every weekend?” It is…...
Problems With Urbanization in the 1800S
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Do you know life was like in the late 1800s? There was lots of things happening like urbanization and immigration.There was many problems because urbanization and immigration but was eventually addressed. There was many problems with urbanization in the late 1800s. The first problem is bad infrastructure. The infrastructure wasn’t good for how many people were leaving in these cities. This is why the cities were so cramped because the structure wasn’t built to have that many people. This shows…...
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A Personal Narrative About Learning About Latin America in Class
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When I think about what this class has taught me over the semester, I have to go back to where I started when I first walked in. Even though I was far from knowing most everything about Latin America, I still held on to a broad knowledge about its history and the current standing of its countries. With so much of my present day knowledge being gained from what news stations show and publish, not being able to learn about…...
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Culture: Environment, Practices, and Values
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There are an immense amount of different issues with our environment right now, our biggest issues are deforestation and air quality. An immense amount of the air quality issues come from our transportation uses and different industries emitting different hazardous chemicals into the air we breathe . There are also a lot of different natural hazards we have within our environment. We have serious droughts, flash floods and huge widespread flooding when it is monsoon season (The World Factbook: India).…...
Humans are dependent on plants
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Plants are remarkable in their ability to be useful in multiple ways. Consider the food chain in our ecosystem where plants constitute the major group of consumed organisms. Humans are dependent on plants using them for their needs such as nutrition, domiciles, and transportation. The demand of plants has caused some adversities like deforestation resulting in an increase in carbon emissions and climate change. Currently, human population is the its greatest size in time and plants are being removed for…...
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With a tremendous amount of wasted resources during deforestation, conservation and preservation movements gained a great deal of popularity through the influential leaders, John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt, during the Progressive Era. John Muir, a famous preservationist advocated for the preservation of the environment for its natural beauty, however conservationists aimed to protect the future of Americans and followed a sustainable conservative way. Although during the Progressive Era many sought to save the environment, the reason and ultimate end goals…...
Environmental Issues in the Philippines
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The Philippines, the country that is made of ​seven thousand and six hundred forty one islands. It is located in Southeast Asia, surrounded by the huge bodies of water and neighbouring countries. The Philippines is also a part of the group that resides in the ​‘Ring of Fire’ ​which according to ​National Geographic, ​that the Ring of Fire is “​a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes.” ​Despite being located in the Ring of Fire,…...
'invisible man'Deforestation
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Guatemala is mostly known for its volcanoes, but also for is extraordinary and breathe taking Mayan culture. The best Mayan ruins are located in Tikal, Petén. There are around 3,000 ruins in Tikal National Park. There are about 40 volcanoes, 3 are actually active volcanoes and others are mostly dormant. Most of their natural disasters are volcanic eruptions. On June 3, 2018 there was a tragic volcanic eruption, nearly 200 people were killed. Since 1929 it is the most deadly…...
Summary (Ishmael)
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In the novel Ishmael (1992), Quinn classifies human beings into two groups: those who coexist with nature harmoniously and those who live in discord with it. Those who coexist with nature are referred to as the Leavers because they live simply and delicately, leaving the world untouched and only taking what they need. Those who live in discord with nature are referred to as the Takers because they unapologetically take whatever they desire, indifferent towards the consequences. Ishmael (1992) discusses the…...
Anthropogenic Activities Affecting Human and Wildlife Health
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The Earth is proven to be a fragile ecosystem. Human contributions and an increase in human population leads to an increase in overall pollution, which directly and indirectly affects human and wildlife. Wildlife is affected more by human activities because they have smaller bodies and are affected more by little changes. “The impact of human on natural systems has been significant [in the early years]….However, technology and population growth have dramatically increased both the rate and the scale of human…...
Brazil’s rainforests
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As the fifth largest country in the world, Brazil’s tropical and subtropical landscape covers roughly 2,700 miles and includes some of the world’s most abundant resources. Occupying half of South America, Brazil contains a significant portion of the Amazon River basin, “which has the world’s largest river system and the world’s most extensive virgin rainforest,”. Containing one-third of the world’s rainforests, Brazil’s landscape traverses across rivers, mountains, wetlands and highlands that complement the dominantly tropical climate. Considered one of the…...
'invisible man'Deforestation
Embedded Energy
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What does the term ‘Embedded Energy’ mean? Give an example of how this concept could be influential in the design phase of a building. Embedded energy is described as being the embodied energy of the total required energy in “extracting, processing, manufacture and delivery of materials to the building site”. The consumption of energy produces CO2, directly contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, embedded energy can be an indicator of the environmental impact overall of a given buildings materials and systems.…...
Deforestation & Poor Land Use
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In our current society, there are a multitude of issues that are often analyzed by different experts such as scientists, politicians, and economists in an attempt to change the big problem of climate change. Within those problems there is a separation of the types of issues- one of them being environmental. While there are environmental issues that rule discussions, and get more attention in the media such as the broad concept of climate change or CO2 emissions there are some…...
Essays on environmental issues
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The loss of biodiversity is a serious problem around the world. Things like habitat loss, water pollution, and degradation. Contribute to the loss of biodiversity, “Governments agreed on many actions to accelerate implementation of global biodiversity targets, and enhance the linkage of the biodiversity agenda with other global agendas including the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Climate Agreement and others.” ( “An increasing population and global trade have put unsustainable pressure on renewable natural resources, such as bushmeat, fuel wood…...
Geographical Issues in the Amazon Rainforest
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In this Report, there are two different points of views; Jair Bolsonaro point that supports the depletion of the Rainforest, while the other is against it. In the environmentalists and Jair Bolsonaro views; there are three main factors that come into play. How the political system is having a large impact on our rainforests. The use of grass roots in the rainforests, and finally how the environmentalists fear Jair Bolsonaro coming into leadership, because he said he wants to “change…...
Policy of Greening Our Construction
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Green building is becoming increasingly popular amongst many developed countries due to the visibly negative impacts that conventional building has on the environment. Although there are many advantages for the government, the future of the environment, and the economy, there are also some unfavorable or questionable features that come along with the transformation of policies regarding a green building supply. Many existing approaches--such as incentives, technological advances, and the implementation of rating tools for building evaluation--have been used as a…...
Green BuildingRecyclingSustainability
Advance Wastewater Treatment at Tertiary
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The project opportunity I have this year is a great chance for learning and technical development. Motivation and co-operation are the two main pillars for the success of any project. A technical write paper should be incomplete if I do not convey our heartfelt gratitude to those people from whom I have got considerable support and encouragement during this technical write paper preparation. Many people have helped, provided direction, technical information and it’s my pleasure to say vote of…...
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Hydrodynamic Cavitation for Wastewater Treatment
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Introduction Water pollution has become a global problem due to large amounts of industrial and domestic sewage discharged in the water bodies. This liquid waste coming from various industries like textile, pharmacy, pesticide and petrochemical processing contains large amounts of organic and inorganic compounds like phenols, chlorides, aromatics etc. Also, textile industries use dyes which act as coloured pollutants. These compounds are sometimes non-biodegradable and sometimes toxic to microorganisms. This is the main reason why conventional biochemical processes aren’t able…...
NatureWastewater TreatmentWater Pollution
The Volkswagen Emission Scandal
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Abstract: Our environment has been the first victim of humans' actions since the industrial revolution in UK in 1800's. The realization from scientists to the environmental violations by humans motivated the calls for actions and eventually managed to enforce environmental regulations on nations to save environment. Cars emit greenhouse pollutants and carbon monoxide, nitric oxides, and other particulates from fuel combustions that are unhealthy to the environment and therefore rules have been enforced to reduce them as well. In September…...
Air PollutionEnginesVolkswagen
Influence Of Natural Disasters On Marine Life
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The ocean vast and wide waters give home to thousands of marine animals which rely on the constant condition of the sea salted ocean. They take home and live their everyday lives, and abide by Drawns law of natural selection. Only those organisms who can adapt and survive the harsh conditions of water are able to mate and past their adaptations to the next generation. Marine life have to tackle and adapt against pollution, natural disasters, urbanization, predators, and climate…...
Marine PollutionNatural Disasters
Industry and Ocean Pollution
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“The industry is one of the greatest sources of pollution, which accounts for more than half of all water pollution and for the most deadly pollutants. Some manufacturing facilities use huge quantities of freshwater to carry away wastes of many kinds.” The water that is polluted gets thrown into oceans, lakes, rivers, etc. Some polluting materials are phosphates and mercury, nitrates, lead, sulfur, and acids. In addition, many manufacturing plants pour out poisons and other noxious by-products. The construction industry…...
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Algorithms Used in Eco-Driving Studies 
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One of the most important factors to implement eco-driving is in the development of efficient and sustainable model algorithms to evaluate the components of eco driving. Hence many studies have been conducted in this regard. Rakha and Kamalanathsharmain (2011) conducted a study which focused on eco-driving at signalized intersections using V2I communication. The authors developed a framework to enhance vehicle fuel consumption efficiency while approaching a signalized intersection through the provision of signal phase and timing information that may be…...
Air PollutionDistracted DrivingDrivingTraffic
Cross-Enterprise Leadership: A Case Study of the Ocean Cleanup Project
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Leadership remains one of the core reasons why some businesses are thriving in the information age while others are dwindling. The effectiveness and respect of any leader is highly reliant on the regard of psychological qualities, strong ethical values and virtues (Mihelic, Lipicnik & Tekavcic, 2010). The triumph of the Ocean cleanup project is highly attributable to the enhancement of cross-enterprise leadership, a holistic means to goal realization. Further, the approach goes against the static and hierarchical system of governance…...
Leadership And ManagementOcean Pollution
Say No to Plastic Bags
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Plastic bags are surely the best option for consumer while doing their grocery shopping. Popularity of plastic bags is because it has good features such as light weight, resistant to degradation, durable and low cost (Joseph et al., 2016). Their large scale of production already started back in 1950s (Geyer et al., 2017). It has been more than 60 years, and plastic bags definitely have left a big impact on human life. From big shopping stores to retailer, all use…...
Plastic Pollution
According to the Society of Plastic Industry 
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The benefits of plastic are unmatched by any other material because its weight, durability and the average cost is not extremely high but it actually cheap. With durability it last a good amount of time and can shape easily with just the right amount of heat while it can give contamination through BPA it can also protect against contamination which is why plastic is being used throughout hospitals across the nation help solving different types of cancers, helping with the…...
Plastic Pollution
Environmenta Law In Nationa Perspectivee
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Convention regulating navigation, fishing, trading at North West Coast of America 1824, this treaty was signed between Russia and United States controlling various aspects mentioned above. - Treaty for settlement of Fisheries Question on the Atlantic Coast of North America 1888

In 1945, United Nations Organisation and it’s various other organs were established. 
An agreement called Salient Spring 1962 was recognised which dealt with pesticides and fungicides living in the fields. UN Conference on Conservation and Utilisation of Resources 1949 looked…...
Environment PollutionEnvironmentalismPollution
Ocean plastic pollution
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In America we love plastic! We use it in our everyday life because it’s super convenient, but most people rarely think about the impact plastic has on the world around us. The downside of these qualities is that unlike other materials, plastic does not biodegrade and it takes over hundreds of years for it to break down causing an increase every day to plastic pollution. Those billions of plastics end up in our oceans. This has become a cause of…...
EnvironmentOcean PollutionPlastic Pollution
Trash in the ocean
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Trash, especially plastics, can be found across the world’s oceans because of its buoyancy and resilience (Erikson et al.). Because the plastic releases toxins into the environment, researchers have stressed that if they are found in the ocean, they should be treated as hazardous waste. The accumulation of plastic pollution can also be found in bays, gulfs, and seas that are heavily populated along their watersheds and coasts. The impact that plastic pollution has had on ocean animals and plants…...
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The major problems of ocean pollution
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Did you know that without the ocean, you would not be able to survive in this world? The ocean provides us with the water we drink and the air we breathe. Ocean Pollution is becoming a major problem, some people just don’t care about the ocean. Most people think that throwing trash in our local waters would not have an affect on them. What they don’t know is that the ocean not only that it affects marine life, but also…...
EnvironmentEnvironment PollutionMarine PollutionOcean Pollution
The death of aquatic environments from pollution
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Introduction Ocean pollution is a defining crisis of the twenty-first century. Considering even only the last decade, disasters such as the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill—one that leaked more than 200 million gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico, have already caused irreparable damage to our biosphere. Additionally, the millions of tons of trash, oil, fertilizer, sewage, and toxic chemicals that enter the ocean every year only exacerbate this burgeoning problem. Though humanity has prided itself on its mastery…...
Marine PollutionOcean PollutionPlastic Pollution
Tropical Forest Ecosystems Issues
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All the tropical forest ecosystems combined host at least two-thirds of the total terrestrial biodiversity. However, the last century marked an astonishingly rapid decline regarding the extent of tropical forest (Gardner & Et all. , 2009). It has been estimated that 350 million hectares so far have been deforested and additionally, around 500 million hectares of tropical forest have been degraded. The consequences of this are the loss of ecological services, which include the loss of biodiversity and watershed protection, the loss…...
Pollution Management
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Abstract As technology progresses, and the ability to monitor various forms of pollution within the atmosphere is possible, how can ensure the longevity of Earth? NASA has sacrificed numerous missions towards ensuring that we are capable of monitoring different forms of atmospheric composition, and other trends. Yet, we systematically ignore them, and continue burning fossil fuels inefficiently, and waste products generating carbon monoxide, and nitrogen dioxide. These actions have implied consequences, which we will have to face eventually, whether that…...
Environment PollutionPollution
Body Paragraphs Pollution
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The following sample essay on "Body Paragraphs Pollution": tells about the freedoms that we are given and the dangers that come with it requires for some limitations to be implemented. At the end of the day, not one person, or law, can make a person not do something. Laws restrain people from doing ignorant and selfish things, which helps protect, defend, and prevent public and environmental dangers. We, as a people, have a natural instinct to not endanger others; for…...
Environmental IssuesLight PollutionNatural EnvironmentPlasticPollutionWaste
Can We Trust Patagonia?
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Have you ever checked the labels on your clothes to see where they come from? Do the companies provide safe and fair conditions to the workers? You may not have known that some of these workers work up to 20 hours a day to make the product you need. There are some companies that use forced labor and don’t tell the truth about what themselves. Over the past years Patagonia has been installing progressive ideas to help create better working…...
Child LabourClothingEconomyEmotionFair TradeRecycling
Sustainability Is the Capacity to Endure
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The following example essay on "Sustainability Is the Capacity to Endure" looks at the problem of global warming and climatic changes now a days. Pollution is a threat to our world as it would greatly affect our global development. Many cases of hazardous pollution have been resolved, like lead has been banned from car fuels. Toxic wastes are treated with greater care, industrial safety has significantly increased, electric power plants have become cleaner, and energy and materials are used more…...
Environmental IssuesNatural EnvironmentNaturePollutionRenewable EnergySustainability
The Usual Type of Dispensers
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The bottled water dispensers are the customary sort of dispensers that you can have in your home or office space and it can fill in as the focal spot in the workplace where people can grow and appreciate a benevolent discussion. These bottled water dispensers can likewise now and again be found in homes where people lean toward not to have separated water, yet need a decent supply of characteristic spring water. The dispensers of these sorts can have a…...
PollutionWaterWater Pollution
Importance Of Planting Trees
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Planting billions of trees across the planet is one of the best and cheapest ways of taking 25 percent of CO2 out of the atmosphere to tackle the crisis of global warming. The need for urgent action is clear, as rapid climate change is progressing apace. Tree planting would have almost immediate results, since trees remove more CO2 when they are young.Essay on Importance of Planting TreesForests are essential for life on earth. Three hundred million people worldwide live in…...
Carbon DioxideClimateDeforestationEnvironmental IssuesNatural Environment
The abuse of the environment
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The definition of ‘Environment’ by the Cambridge English dictionary: ‘The air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live.’ Essay on Environment The environment plays a pivotal role in the existence, growth and development of all living things on earth and importantly to humankind’s daily lives. The condition of the environment is very important for the quality of life that we lead. The environment is extremely important for the growth of all life on the earth…...
Air PollutionEarthEnvironmental IssuesNatural Environment
Advantages Disadvantages Deforestation Essay Points
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This topic will help you to understand the advantages and disadvantages of deforestation. Forests are often referred to as the lungs of planet earth. They are the primary source of numerous resources that are important for our survival. They not only provide the major amount of oxygen, they also provide habitat to the majority of the wild life.  Although forests are an important asset for our planet, deforestation is causing a sharp decline in it its quality as well as…...
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