SS7G10 The student will discuss environmental issues across ...

SS7G10 The student will discuss environmental issues across Southern and Eastern Asia. a. Describe the causes and effects of pollution on the Yangtze and Ganges Rivers. b. Describe the causes and effects of air pollution and flooding in India and China. What is pollution? Pollution is the introduction of a contaminant into the environment. (www.

greenstudentu.com/encyclopedia/pollution) Types of pollution include: Water Air Soil ( http://www.brighthub.com/environment/science-environmental/arti cles/15650.aspx ) Pollution of the Yangtze River Causes include

Sewage runoff Industrial runoff Agricultural runoff ( http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/fresh water_problems/river_decline/10_rivers_risk/yangtze/yangtze_t hreats/ ) http://factsanddetails.com/china.php?itemid=391 http://www.evergladeshub.com/nature/ Pgen.htm

Pollution of the Yangtze River Effects include Dead zones Lack of drinkable water Deformities in animals Multiple health issues http://laowaiblog.com/pollution-in-c hina/ (http://factsanddetails.com/china.php?itemid=391#3301)

http://en.mercopress.com/2009/12/04/chi na-attacks-water-pollution-and-plans-massi ve-investments http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URLriIJASV8 Pollution of the Ganges River Causes include http://www.medindia.net/news/Most -Polluted-Sacred-River-Ganges-Causes -Concern-64158-1.htm Industrial runoff

Human waste Human pollution (trash) Bodies (http://www.all-about-india.com/Ganges-River-Pollution.html) http://green.kompasiana.co m/polusi/2012/06/28/di-indi a-air-sungai-gangga-suci-tapikotor-473028.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb_yDBmRgmU#at=12 http://www.all-about-india.com/Ganges-River-Pollution.html https://confluence.furman.edu:8443/display/GGY230F10/Lake+

and+Sea+Pollution Pollution of the Ganges Effects include Health issues Death Lack of drinkable water Negative impact on economy http://www.all-about-india.com/India-Ganges-River.html Air Pollution in India Causes

Effects Transportation Industry Household pollution Coal power stations Large population Death (over 2million/year) Lung cancer Lung infections chronic obstructive

pulmonary disease. http://www.all-about-india.com/India-Air-pollution.html http://www.backpacking-tips-asia.com/environmental-issues-i n-india.html#. UhEpBm1XNhE http://www.thecuttingedgenews.com/index.php?article=11805 Air Pollution in China Causes

Effects Rapid economic growth Burning coal Population growth Transportation Respiratory disease Lung cancer Asthma Brown cloud Acid rain

http://www.goldmansachs.com/our-thinking/focus-on/clean-technology-and-renewables/schwartz/index.html?cid=PS_01_46_06_00_00_02_01 http://econews.com.au/news-to-sustain-our-world/china%E2%80%9 9s-56bn-air-pollution-crackdown / http://www.inautonews.com/total-number-of-cars-in-china-hits-240m-a s-air-quality-reaches-hazardous-levels#. http://www.easterbrook.ca/pmu199/?p=482 Flooding in India and China Causes

Effects Typhoons Monsoons Tropical Storms Urban development Human Oversight Damage to property Loss of property Diseases Death

Economic toll Landslides http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/07/21/china.floods.three.gorges.dam/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/23/world/asia/india-floods http:// www.cleveland.com/world/index.ssf/2010/08/thousand s_missing_in_landslide.html http://www.indiamike.com/india/uttarakhand-f135/massive-flooding-in-uttara khand-june-2013-a-t198165/3

http:// english.sina.com/china/p/2012/0625/480306.html

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