CheckPoint - Water Resource Challenges

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Axia College Material Appendix E Water Resource Challenges Review Ch. 10 and 11 of your text, then complete the following: Provide at least three freshwater and three ocean water resource challenges by filling in the following table. Then, respond to the question that follows: Freshwater Resource Challenge Description Water Pollution Fecal waste and other pollutants, such as highly toxic industrial discharges are dumped in rivers and streams. Climate Change The impact of Global warming may cause droughts, floods, contamination from saltwater due to sea-level rising, etc. Water demand With the world’s population growing, the demand for freshwater is also growing. Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Sewage pollution Waste from drains, sewers, fish boats, and ships are being dumped into the ocean without the necessary treatment. Coastal development Most of coastal developments destroy important costal habitats such as reefs. Plastic pollution
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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