Environmental Degradation Essay

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE STATISTICS, SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS, CHIROMO CAMPUS
COURSE TITLE: COMMUNICATION SKILLS
COURSE CODE: CCS001
STUDENT’S NAME: OKIA DIANAH AWINO
REG. NO: I63/4170/2017
LECTURER’S NAME:
TASK: RESEARCH PAPER
TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION
ABSTRACT
Environmental degradation is one of the largest threats that are being looked at in the world today. There are a lot of things that affect the environment leading to its destruction. Environmental degradation has been caused majorly by humans, not only by their activities such as wrong agricultural practices but also through filling lands with waste materials from their factories and homes. However, humans are not totally to be blamed because the earth itself causes ecological issues which in some way also bring about destruction to the environment. Other causes of the degradation are natural, for example; earthquakes and avalanches. All these impact
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Loss of tourism industry Damage to the environment in any form for example loss of green cover, landfills, loos of biodiversity can be a big turn off for most tourists since the environment loses its natural beauty which is a main attraction.. This is a huge setback for the tourism industry which rely on tourists for their daily livelihood
5. Impact on the economy of the country When environmental degradation affects most parts of a country, it may have to bore huge costs to restore the environment to its former state. This causes a big economic impact since it involves employing people to clean up landfills, restoring the green cover and protecting endangered species; equipment required for these may also cost a lot. The loss of tourists in the country due to the ugly environment also impacts negatively on the
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