Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Which of the following are global environmental problems? Why?


Which of the following are global environmental problems? Why?

a.The growth of human population
b.The furbish lousewort, a small flowering plant found in the state of Maine.It is so rare that it has been seen by few people and is considered endangered
c.The blue whale, listed as an endangered species under the us marine mammal protection act.
d.A car that has air conditioning
e.seriously polluted harbors and coastlines in major ocean ports


My answer:


a,d, e are environmental problems


The growth of human population


REduction of natural resources
deforestation to build homes
pollution


A car that has air conditioning


CFC released by it causes disruption of ozone layer.


seriously polluted harbors and coastlines in major ocean ports


Bacterias grow on the pollutant, reduces the oxygen level of water. Disrupt the aquatic ecosystem.


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