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Pollution

What is a pollutant?

A Pollutant is the major part or component of Pollution, the process by which natural environments are damaged by artificial or harmful objects, actions, or neglect. The pollutant itself might only...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2013 6:19 pm UTC

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Pollution

How is human activity involved in the pollution of water?

Water around the world is separated into two categories: fresh water, and salinated (salt) water. The bulk of the Earth's water is salinated water, forming the oceans; only about 2.6% of all water...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2012 5:05 am UTC

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Pollution

What are some costs and benefits of anti-pollution legislation?

There are costs and benefits to anti-pollution legislation. The costs are mainly economic while the benefits are typically not economic. The benefits of anti-pollution legislation are not easily...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2012 7:53 pm UTC

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What is a basic reason for human activity to be so harmful to the Earth's environment and ecology?

For hundreds of thousands of years, human activity has altered and changed the environment to be more hospitable. Like any other creature, humans are not specifically evolved for any single...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2013 7:41 pm UTC

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