Why does Mexico have such a strong pollution rate? Mexico is surrounded by mountains on three sides, it is also 2,240 meters above sea level, this causes Mexico to have less oxygen, this causes pollution to increase rapidly. Diesel fuels do not burn in the correct form in this altitude, which causes high amounts of black carbon. This investigation will aim to test the effects of air pollution on endangered specie populations in Mexico, this is a very serious global issue since many of the beloved animals that are living in our world are despairing due to human mistakes and carelessness. To test air pollution Research Question: What is the effect of air pollution on endangered species population in Mexico?
People complain about pollution from factories, cars, global warming, and the melting of polar ice caps, yet many people disregard the dangerous that come with fracking. Fracking is the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, and/or boreholes to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas. Fracking is causing an epidemic economically and environmentally. Fracking is continuously destroying the earth day by day. From the endless fracking today’s economy is depleting.
In the US alone, the Office of Response and Restoration of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) responds to over a hundred oil spills each year (NOAA). While spills happen on both land and water, ocean spills are much more difficult to contain and recover from. They happen easily, almost too easily, either caused by carelessness, accidents, or natural disasters, and their negative environmental impacts could take decades to recover from. It seems like as long as humans are still depending on oil, spills will continue to wreck havoc on marine life. Oil harms marine animals both physically and chemically.
Pollution from coal-fired power plants is released as fly ash, bottom ash and waste gases. Coal-fired power plants produce large quantities of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, the key pollutants in the formation of acid rain. Acid rain acidifies water bodies and harms forests and coastal ecosystems. Coal-fired power plant is the largest single source of atmospheric mercury emissions which is toxic to the developing brain, and exposure in the womb can cause health problems in children. Mercury released in the air gets into the waterways and is accumulated in fishes which are consumed by humans.
It is predicted that in this century we will deplete all of our fossil fuels, which we heavily rely on today. One of the main reasons that people are not acting on creating more green energy is that they simply do not have a clear understanding of the effects of using nonrenewable resources. Many schools don't teach about anything in the area of climate change, fossil fuels or the ways that the world is changing because of them. Many people also don’t know that we are running out of these resources, and extremely
"(Facts and Details). According to the World Bank two third of China 's population use water contaminated by human and industrial wastes and half of them use Hazardous drinking water (Facts and Details). Water pollution in China reduces the unadulterated water source, destroy the natural beauty, expanding the wellbeing issues and eventually crumple the economic system to create the living conditions more miserable. China is the world 's most populous nation that experiences water contamination. Around 70% of China 's rivers and lakes are polluted and they are risky for human contact.
These people should be insured since they deal with toxic chemicals, large steel sheets and high cranes (4857 1). This is the reason why most people who get critically injured in the factories end up losing their lives. The government also fails since it has not investigated the issue of deaths being covered up by the factory management. This, according to Michael Moore is a violation of the human rights in the work place (Moore 1). Moore (1) argued that workers should have privileges since they are among the main factors of production.
Since the industrial revolution was solely powered by coal, it produced massive amounts of carbon dioxide that affected our earth. The pollution also affected a lot of people living in urban areas that were polluted by these gasses. In 1952, around 4000 people died because of polluted air in London over the course of several days. Pollution didn’t just affect humans; it also affected the animals and plants in the area, so wildlife suffered. Pollution was not all air pollution there was a lot of water pollution as well.
Some examples of this include - and are not limited to: the amount greenhouse gases the slaughterhouse industry emits each year, millions of gallons of water waste, and deforestation. One of the biggest concerns when it comes to slaughterhouses is the water contamination, and the amount of wastewater. According to a source “The United States alone has 32 slaughterhouses responsible for dumping 55 million pounds of pollutants into the waterways … annually.” (Farr). If that is confusing, it means that disgusting items such as fat, manure, and grease are being dumped into the water. If having disgusting matter in the water was not bad enough, the amount of greenhouse gas emissions are just as bad.
Chromium pollution has a major impact on the environment and restoring contaminated soil is difficult. In August 2011, ” a factory called Luliang Chemicals in Yunnan had dumped 5,000 tonnes of toxic chromium tailings on a hillside in the township of Yuezhou. The resulting water pollution killed fish and livestock, endangered the drinking water of tens of millions of people”. According to Dong , the concentration of hexavalent chromium was 2,000 times over the limit. Water containing hexavalent chromium was flowing directly into nearby river where is a drinking water source.