What Causes Dead Zones in Oceans?
Causes of dead zones in oceans
Though dead zones can occur naturally, their numbers have increased considerably in the last few decades, mainly due to human activities. The various factors that can cause the formation of oceanic dead zones are discussed here,...
Causes of Groundwater Pollution
Gone are the days when people believed ground water is less vulnerable to contamination than surface water. Many governments have started to take severe steps to control and combat the causes of groundwater pollution.
How to Reduce Water Pollution
Tip to reduce water pollution
Water pollution has got to be one of the most pressing problems of our times and the need to do something about it has definitely gotten to be looming large. What can we do about water pollution and how should we get it under...
Water Pollution Prevention
With several resources depleting at an alarming rate due to pollution, there is a need to take matters in our own hands. This article will deal with one such important issue - water pollution prevention. Continue reading for more...
Long Term Effects of Water Pollution on Environment
Water pollution is a big issue that concerns humankind and other organisms in the world. Here is information about the long term effects of water pollution and the elements that contaminate the water bodies.
Effects of Water Pollution on Animals
We all know what kinds of adverse effects water pollution has on humans. What about the effects of water pollution on animals? Let's spare some time to acquaint ourselves with, and ponder upon, the plight of other creatures on...
Sources of Water Pollution
The sources of water pollution are diverse and so are the consequences. We have provided you a list of the sources that contaminate water to a large extent. Read on...
Effects of Thermal Pollution
The effects of thermal pollution are primarily associated with the habitat of aquatic organisms, and indirectly, to humans. Learn about this pollution type in a comprehensive manner from the following write-up.
Plastic Pollution in the Ocean
Plastic pollution in the ocean is becoming as common as plastic pollution on land. This article talks about the disastrous effects of plastic on oceanic life...
Types of Ocean Pollution
A short write-up on different types of ocean pollution which are threatening the very existence of the marine ecosystem. Continue reading...
Effects of Ocean Pollution on Marine Life
Ocean pollution has led to the death of thousands of marine organisms apart from causing various other threatening diseases. With two-thirds of underwater organisms being declared as 'threatened species', there is an immediate need...
Thermal Pollution
Discharge of warm water from industries into natural water bodies causes thermal pollution. This not only hampers the aquatic life, but also degenerates the quality of water.
How to Prevent Water Pollution at Home
It is hard to believe but water can also get polluted from our domestic actions. Using chemical stuff and flushing down toxic substances down the drain can contaminate water bodies to a large extent. This article talks lists out...
Solutions to Avoid Water Pollution
Today, the increasing water pollution poses a grave threat to the Earth and the life on it. Finding solutions for this has become the need of the hour. In this Buzzle article, we will take a look at a few important steps and...
Ocean Pollution Causes
Ocean pollution due to oil drilling
Ocean pollution is one of the major environmental issues the planet is facing today, and most of its causes, if not all, are traced to human activities.
Is Water the New Oil?
As global warming looms, experts fear that dwindling water resources will become the new political source of conflict, replacing oil.
Ways to Prevent Water Pollution
Prevention of water pollution
Water pollution is a major problem we face today. Apart from clean drinking water, we also need to keep the waters in the oceans, rivers, and lakes unpolluted because otherwise it harms the very planet we survive on. Here are some...
Ocean Pollution Facts
Ocean pollution - North Pacific garbage patch
One of the major environmental issues that we get to hear about today is about ocean pollution, and how it is taking its toll on marine life. This problem is no more a thing of tomorrow. The denial mode might seem comforting, but...
What is Water Pollution?
Causes of water pollution
In the wake of the current situation worldwide where water scarcity is increasingly becoming a major issue, pollution of the available water only makes it worse.
Facts About Water Pollution
Water pollution statistic
Water is the most essential constituent needed for sustaining life on earth. By polluting this necessity we are posing a serious threat to Mother Nature and to our very own existence.
Industrial Water Pollution
Causes of industrial water pollution
Industrial water pollution is caused by the discharge of harmful chemicals and compounds into water, which makes it unsuitable for drinking and other purposes. Although 70% of the Earth is covered by water, only water bodies like...
Top Ten Most Polluted Rivers of the World
Citarum river mercury level
Several rivers around the world are polluted today, due to reasons such as heavy industrialization, lack of public awareness, and weak government policies. Here's our list of the top ten most polluted rivers in the world.
Causes of Water Pollution
There are several causes of water pollution - organic, inorganic, as well as municipal, industrial and agricultural. We'll discuss these very causes, in brief.
Effects of Water Pollution
Water pollution has been a cause of concern for decades. With urbanization, it has increased to such enormous levels that it now poses a threat to the existence of aquatic life and human health.
Sewage Water Pollution
In today's world, sewage water pollution is one of the major problems faced by most cities. This kind of pollution leads to health-related and environmental issues. With proper treatment of water, it is possible to reduce water...
Groundwater Pollution
Groundwater pollution is caused due to natural, agricultural, industrial and other man-made sources. There are certain ways to minimize groundwater contamination, like proper drainage pipes, safe storage of chemicals, safe disposal...
Different Types of Water Pollution
Water pollution adversely affects not only aquatic life, but also terrestrial life. In this Buzzle article, we shall learn about the different types of water pollution and their causes, in order to be in a better position to...
Lake Karachay: The Most Polluted Spot on Earth
Fact about Lake Karachay
Lake Karachay has been declared the most polluted place on Earth. But what are the actual reasons that have caused this pollution in Lake Karachay?
Water Pollution Statistics
Water pollution statistics
We are heading for a major water crisis! It is estimated that roughly about half the world population will have no water to drink by 2050. If the water pollution statistics compiled in this Buzzle article fail to convince you about...