Essay on Environmental Degradation

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Environmental degradation

Any type of activities which alters the systems of the environment and he disturbances caused to air,water,soil and the eco systems is known as environmental degradation. Its under the top ten threats in the united nations panel. Because of environmental degradation illness and premature deaths occur in large numbers. A report says that human health is deteriorating in the past decades. If improvements are being made to enhance human health millions of people will dwell a longer and a healthier life. Mountainous farmers produce a reasonable amount of cash crops and food by their old and traditional farming methods. Even though there has
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When we talk about agriculture the precipitation brings out several different outputs such as surface runoff,evapotranspiration,percolation into ground water.The agricultural demands increases with an increase in wealthier population and in the western countries meat is the the commonly preferred food and meat will increase the food demand by the year 2050 which is going to affect supply of water.Irrigation is of prime necessity for the for agriculture.Irrigation has some good effects like increasing the salt and nutrients in particular areas.Fertilizer usage in soil acidifies the soils.By effective means of water management the depletion of fresh water can be reduced to a considerable amount.Water management is very flexible but adapting to the present hydrological conditions is very tough and costs more time.New innovations should be made in order to decrease overall demand of water by water sustainability.The overall quantity and quality of water can be controlled despite the impacts of economy and culture.Water management deals with operations,examining the engineering designs,planning and optimization through which water degradation can be prevented.Water resources are nowadays getting eradicated in a very rapid

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