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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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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