Water Pollution: A Threat To Human Civilization

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Water is a crucial source used in many aspects of life. All around the world, water is becoming more and more scarce and the water available is being further contaminated by pollutants which come in a variety of forms, including organic, inorganic and radioactive that will lead to sickness and death of living organisms. Countries are experiencing droughts affecting the water supply needed to balance the ecosystem. Water pollution is a threat to human civilization and should be a global issue prevented by all countries.
Therefore, many causes alongside their severe effects can be a list out regarding this issue. First of all, is oil spillage which is the major source of water pollution. Oil pollution comes usually from spills from ships, tankers,
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Importantly, the wastes are harmful to both human’s health and marine life creatures. Not to mention, the effects that are caused by wastes like non-degradable plastics, may injure or kill animals because they will not be absorbed nor recycled in water, thus they will only float on the surface of the water. In this case, the oceanic animals and birds often are the victims when they thought that the floating materials are foods. Likewise, they are often get trapped in those plastic materials and suffers as the materials injured their bodies. Not only that, marine dumping will also create a form of chemicals which leads to acidification when the PH level of the ocean decrease beyond normal standard. Moreover, it will increase in acid concentration as well as the amount of salt in the ocean. To make matters worse, humans and animals are affected by the contaminated air that we breathe as the result of the evaporation of acid to the clouds. So, this will form acid rain to happen and if ones overexposed, it can cause cancer. Nevertheless, it will surely lead to…show more content…
This is because I believed that the government has full authority to work things out. By using this law, the government is indirectly teaching the citizens to dispose of their wastes with correct manners through correct methods as well as to nourish the awareness of the environment in each citizen. Other than that, the fines that are charged to the offenders might be taken as a reminder to others to not dispose of wastes arbitrarily. Nevertheless, as the saying goes “it is better to prevent than to heal" shows that it is better to teach the citizen the right way of waste disposal than spending billions of dollars to heal or fix a

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