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Earth Ailing Condition

  • Date Submitted: 08/12/2011 11:21 PM
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* There has been a great concern on earth’s ailing condition especially when effects of man’s inadvertent progression in the world of science and technology created a network of environmental problems. We think that it is very important for people to realize that different types of pollution such as water, air and land are not inconsequential of one other. In fact, each of the parts of an environment – air, water and land – depends upon the others and the flora and fauna within the environment. The relationships among all living and non-living things in an environment make up an ecological system, known as the ecosystem. All the ecosystems of the earth are interdependent.  
Pollution comes in many forms; agricultural, urban runoff, industrial, sedimentary, animal wastes, and leeching from landfills/septic systems just to name a few. These pollutants are very detrimental to the environment. Whether they are alone or combined with another form of pollution they are very harmful. Air pollution is nothing new. It is the pressure within the air of one or more substances that are harmful to human health, welfare, animal or plant life, or property. However, there are some things the individual can control. Our waste reduction and recycling activities can make a difference. That's why so many communities began voluntary recycling programs.   There are some household items that are dangerous if they are just thrown away with the regular garbage these items can damage the environment and injure plant and animal life some of these may include moth balls, spot removers, aerosol cans, fluorescent light tubes and shoe polish. Your local waste management agency has information on how to properly dispose of these items.
  A compost bin may be set up in your yard. Compost bins return plant and some food materials to the soil through decomposition so it can be used as natural soil additive, called compost.
Compost improves soil texture, increases the ability of soil to absorb...

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