Is Oil a Renewable Resource? How is it Extracted and Environmental Impact of Using Oil as a Fossil Fuel

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Is Oil a Renewable Resource? Millions of years ago, microscopic animals, algae, and zooplankton died and sank to the seafloor. Over the years, they were buried under millions of tons of mud, sediments, and plant debris. Eventually, the shallow seas dried up and only sedimentary basins remained. Deep down this basin floor, the organic remains … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hydroelectric Energy

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What is Hydroelectric Energy? Hydroelectric energy is a renewable form of energy produced by the moving water. It comes from the Greek word” hydro” which means water. During the ancient times, water had been used to turn the turbines for grinding flours and bread. Many years passed, the water mills had become a common way … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of Biomass Energy

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What is Biomass Energy? The Biomass is an organic matter that can be used as a source of energy. It is derived from the energy crops to agricultural residues and waste and from the living organisms. Examples of biomass sources are wood products, dried vegetarians, crop residues, aquatic plants, and much more. These are used … Read more

Terrible Effects of Agricultural Pollution

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Terrible Effects of Agricultural Pollution Agricultural pollution scores the highest when it comes to water quality impacts to lakes, rivers, streams and oceans. The fertilizers, pesticides, manure, herbicides and other agrochemicals have given rise to widespread contamination of waterways and ground waters, in turn affecting plants, wildlife, humans, and animals. High levels of poison degrade … Read more

5 Primary Causes of Air Pollution

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Various Causes of Air Pollution Air pollution is the introduction of harmful substances in the air that have detrimental impacts to the environment and humanity. It occurs when the harmful substances such as foreign gases, odour, dust, or fumes are present in the air at levels that can harm the comfort and health of animals … Read more

Natural and Man-made Causes of Climate Change

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Causes of Climate Change The climate changes when the total amount of energy in the Earth’s atmosphere changes. The energy changes spread out around the globe upsetting climate processes. There are many causes for these energy shifts, called climate forcers; some internal in the climate itself, some natural but external to climate, and some man-made. … Read more