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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 Sewage Human Waste, soaps, detergents Disease- causing agents Bacteria, viruses, protozoa, parasitic worms Radioactive Substance Unstable isotopes of radioactive minerals such as uranium and thorium Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Nonpoint source pollution Agricultural runoff like pesticide, fertilizer, and live stock waste Coastal development Destroys many coastal ecosystems destroys important costal habitats like mangrove forests, salt marshes, sea grass beds, and coral reefs Point source pollution Passenger cruise ships dump sewage, shower and sink water, and oily bilge water In 200 to 300 words, respond to the following: Choose one fresh or ocean water resource
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course AXIA SCI275 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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