BioExam3 - live in the water. 2. Which 2 of the...

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Hasan Fares Bio 100 Take Home Exam 1. Which 2 of the environmental issues presented in class are the most concerning/important from a global perspective? Support your answer. Air Pollution is an environmental issue that affects the entire world. Primarily, the main consequence of air pollution is global warming. Global warming is caused by the harmful emissions from motor vehicles and fire burning which both release CO2’s into the atmosphere. The average surface temperature of the Earth has risen slightly over the past century and is expected to continue to rise in the future. Very few things can be done to reverse the effect. Yet, many things can be done to slow down the process. The other type of pollution would be water pollution. Large corporations and individuals dumping waste into lakes, rivers, seas, and oceans cause water pollution. This not only harms human beings but also harms wildlife that drink from the water and other life that
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Unformatted text preview: live in the water. 2. Which 2 of the environmental issues presented in class are the most the most likely to have a direct impact on your life and future? Explain. Land use is a current major issue and is most likely to affect wildlife and human beings. The reason being is because factors such as the destruction of the rainforest also lead to the destruction of the habitats and niches of many species. The less trees available leads to the more CO2 in the atmosphere. The oxygen in the atmosphere will not be recycled as fast and will lead to lower levels for animals and humans to breath. Knocking the rainforest for the construction of buildings and factories means that not only is the production of oxygen being stopped but now the production of harmful emissions is increased....
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