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Environmental Degradation: Introduction

 

Land and Soil Degradation

 

WWF soil Erosion image

 

Soil is the earth’s fragile skin that anchors all life on Earth. It is comprised of countless species that create a dynamic and complex ecosystem and is among the most precious resources to humans... [learn more at World Wildlife Organisation] 

 

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Library Resources

333.7        Environmental issues
574           Environmental science
551.6        Climate change
363.3        Environmental disasters

 

 

Water Issues

 

Inhabit: 6 most Pressing Environmental Issues link

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Water: we can't live without it, and thankfully much of the Earth is made up of it. Yet we face major problems where the life-sustaining liquid is concerned... [read more at Inhabit].

 

Big Think: Human Cost of Environmental Degradation

Big Think: Human Cost of Environmental Degradation video

 

 

Air Pollution

 

Conserve Energy Future: Air pollution link

 

Air pollution is a growing problem around the world, with individuals and nations alike pumping enormous volumes of harmful pollutants into the atmosphere every day. These pollutants are dangerous to the health and wellbeing of plants, animals, and people... [learn more at Conserve Energy Future].

 

Environmental Degradation and Climate Change Adaptation

Earth Trust Environmental Degradation Vimeo link