Causes and Effects of Eutrophication

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What is Eutrophication? Eutrophication is characterized by dense algal and plant growth owing to increased concentration of chemical nutrients needed for photosynthesis. It mainly arises from the oversupply of phosphate and nitrate nutrients. As such, increased levels of chemical nutrients from animal waste, fertilizers and sewage often give rise to eutrophication when washed into nearby … Read more

Various Causes of Land Pollution

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Various Causes of Land Pollution Land pollution is the destruction or decline in quality of the Earth’s land surfaces in term of use, landscape and ability to support life forms. Many times, it is directly and indirectly caused by human activities and abuse of land resources. Land pollution takes place when waste is not disposed … Read more

Anthropogenic Climate Change

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Anthropogenic Climate Change Anthropogenic change (otherwise known as anthropogenic climate change) refers to the emission of greenhouse gases that occur specifically as a result of human activity. There are a number of ways in which humans all over the globe release extra carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which in turn is having a huge affect … Read more