Table of Contents Introduction PAGE 3 Review of Literature PAGE 4 Methodology PAGE 5 Results PAGE 5 Conclusion PAGE 8 Reference List PAGE 9 Plagiarism PAGE 10 Introduction Wetlands are a vital feature in our environment and over the years the draining of wetlands and removal of plants from wetlands for crop fields and industrial space has created problems in terms of flooding and soil erosion in surrounding areas where wetlands once were. The Effect of Removing Plants from Wetlands will test how significant the flooding in a plant-less wetland environment is. Research Question: What is the effect of removing plants from wetlands? Research Hypothesis: Removing plants from wetlands will increase flooding. Motivation: Wetlands provide a wide variety of plants and are a habitat for many animals.
Result would be and algal bloom. Alga can be very toxic to animals and can deplete water of oxygen suffocating fish. Pollutants will find a way into the wetlands from mines or processing plants, industrial areas and through accidental oil spills. Visitors to rivers and rock holes pollute wetlands by throwing rubbish in the water or swimming in there with lots of sun screen on or insect repellent on. These chemicals will wash off and affect the water as the substances can be harmful and could reduce the water quality.
This is often overlooked. Nevertheless, poor management of aquaculture development and casual practices can impact negatively on the environment and also the sector’s reputation. Potential impacts have been broadly studied in the literature and include: a. discharge of different effluents (e.g. waste feed, faeces, pesticides and medications) (Primavera, 2006); b. effects on biodiversity (Beveridge, Ross and Kelly, 1994); c. negative interactions with wild fish populations (Diamant et al., 2000; Heggberget et al., 1993); d. use of fishery resources as feed inputs (Naylor et al., 2009); and e. animal welfare issues (Ashley, 2007). The type and scale of such environmental effects from aquaculture production depend greatly on the farming method, level
Human can be affected if they come in contact with polluted water, eat tainted fish or shellfish, or drink that polluted water. Surface water pollution caused by hazardous substances that were in contact with water surface. The hazardous substances will dissolve in the water or be mixed physically. EPA 2013 was reported about 40% of America’s rivers and 46% of America’s lakes are too polluted for fishing, swimming, or aquatic
Some of the main species of fish in Lake Ontario are walleye, trout and salmon. The Lake Ontario food web has been damaged by over-fishing, fluctuation in nutrient levels, industrial chemicals, agricultural fertilizers, untreated sewage, phosphates from laundry detergents, and pesticides. Some pollutant chemicals that have been found in the lake include DDT, benzopyrene, PCBs, chromium, lead, mercury, and carbon tetrachloride. Conclusion Future research into Lake Ontario’s aquatic health could be to study how the pollution has changed the ways we treat the water from the lake before human consumption. Over the years the water treatment methods have changed to adapt to poorer water conditions and by tracking these changes we may be able to further understand the negative impact that we are placing on the fresh water
These impacts do not only cause rapid biodiversity loss but have significantly negative effects on ecosystem services and its stability. Nonetheless, to get a holistic view of all environmental problems relating to ASM in the Congo Basin, an integrative and interdisciplinary approach is needed. The
Walther, et.al. (2003).Our habitat are being spoiled the environment by means of anthropogenic activity. Any type of pollutant discharged properties, conductivity, surface tension, density and pH value along with the nonbiodegradable and biodegradable pollutant. The alkaline and acidic pollutant destroys many invertebrates and micro organisms. Barber and Sharma, (1998).
Water pollution is one of those which concern with the undesirable changes in medium which effect hardly to aquatics as well as terrestrial body. Sewage waste, agriculture waste, industrial effluents etc. are various means by which water get
Other health associated problems includes poor blood circulation, skin lesions, vomiting and damage to the nervous system. This diseases or health problems are leading cause of death for humans across the globe. Acid rain is also one of the effects of the water pollution. It contains sulfate particles which are harmful fish or plant life in lakes and rivers. Higher acidity usually hinders some fish and water plants from reproducing, growing and surviving.
Introduction An environment is a place we conduct every activity. It is the natural space where humans, animals, and plant species operate and lives. The apparent health of the environment provides those that live in it a healthy existence. However, if the environment is unhealthy, we face a dire consequence. It is a proven fact that human beings are responsible for the poor state of the planet.