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Unformatted text preview: Natural Resources Mozart Paul II Presentation 1-2 Southern New Hampshire University Water A Liquid that forms the oceans, lakes, rivers, and streams. It’s key for all known forms of life on our planet to live and grow. A compound that consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen (H 2O) atom. The name water refers to the liquid state of the compound. In its purest state it is tasteless and has no odor. In thick layers of water it can appear in a bluish tint. Water is a major asset in our lives for sustaining life and help provide plants and vegetables nourishment to grow. Water can boil at 100° C and have a freezing point at 0° C Water Uses Water is used for a number of things: cooking, cleaning bathing just to name a few. Fresh water that is from the surface is used 77% When watering plants or your yard irrigation is used 37% of the time Underground water sources are used 23% of the time. For domestic utilization 11% is used. This is just a few of many ways of how water is used everyday. Conflict With Water The conflicts that can present itself instability with economic and government dispute and tension will arise from this. This can also lead to shortage in food, energy crisis. What is known as the “water conflict” This is used to describe tensions or disputes between other people, states and even countries. This has been an issue since 2500 BC, this is the earliest recording of fresh water control Animal Life Approximately 8.7 million animals species are living on this earth according to scientist. The same case study estimates that 86% of all land species and 91% of all sea species have not yet been discovered or described. For humans we account for approximately 7 billion and counting on the earth As for the wild animals they are accounted for 4 percent of that population Animal and the impact on the environment Domesticated animals can cause issues with surface groundwater and freshwater with disease and sickness they ma y carry. Animals can increase greenhouse production from dung this helps plants and food to grow on farm land. Farms have equipment that will help feed the animals that are needed to help produce more food. Farmers help continue this process not only to get food out to the world, also to help produce the money to take care of themselves and the farms they use. References Why is water an important resource? (2017, January 05). Retrieved May 5, 2020, from Water. (2018, July 6). Retrieved May 5, 2020, from Water Conflict Chronology Timeline List. (2019, May). Retrieved May 5, 2020, from Perlman, H., & USGS. (2016, December). Water Questions & Answers What is most of the freshwater in the U.S. used for? Retrieved May 5, 2020, from Rosane, O. (2018, May 23). Humans and Big Ag Livestock Now Account for 96 Percent of Mammal Biomass. Retrieved May 6, 2020, from Konez, P. (2018, April 17). What is the impact of animal production on the environment? – Matter Of Trust. Retrieved May 6, 2020, from ...
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