The Global Water Crisis

Water Pollution from Landfills

Our fresh water supplies are vital to survival, but every year pollution from landfills makes a portion of the fresh water supplies in the world unusable. Landfill conditions, where trash cannot degrade easily, increase the amount of pollution that enters fresh water streams, […]

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The Global Water Crisis

Introduced Species

What Are Introduced Species? Introduced species are species that now live outside of their native range. These species are introduced to new areas–usually over previously inaccessible bodies of water–by human activity, either deliberately or accidentally. The Environmental Protection Agency defines introduced species as “species that […]

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Pollution

Five Major Marine Pollutants

The world’s oceans are so vast that they might seem immune to the influence of human waste. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Marine pollutants are a problem, and despite regulation and laws like the Clean Water Act, marine pollutants continue to be […]

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Pollution

Chemicals in Water

An Introduction to Chemicals in Water Chemicals in water come in a variety of forms, safe and unsafe, organic and inorganic. They also come from a variety of sources, from pollution to water treatment. Organic and Inorganic Chemicals in Water While some chemicals […]

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