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why are clean water and air important

Why are cleanwater and air important?

Daniela DraaismaRodriguez

introduction
Introduction
  • Humanbeings compete withotheranimals and organisms of theplanetforresources and space. Theworldpopulationisancontinousincreasing factor and thestandards of living, forhumanbeings, are improving. Thismeanswe can affordtohave cars, buildhouses, eat as muchfood as wedesire, etc. Howeverhumanactivitieshave lead topolution of theplanet, that can laterbecome a permanentdamage, especially in air and water.
impacts of humans
Impacts of humans
  • Theworld of humanpopulation has increasedmassively and itcontinuestoincrease. As metionedbefore, peopleenjoyhighstandards of living tosatisfytheirwants and theirneeds. Howeverthis has causedsomestrainsonthe global enviroment. Example:
  • Rawmaterials are beingused up rapidly
  • More wasteisbeingproduced
  • Non-renewableresources are beingused up rapidly (coal, natural gas and oil)
  • More pollutionisbeingproduced
facts about water
Factsaboutwater
  • More thantwothirds of thehumanbodyismadeout of water.
  • Wateris a fundementalhumanneed, eachpersonrequiresthe use of 20-50 liters of cleanwater a dayfordrinking, cooking, cleaning, etc.
  • Drinkingwaterserves as a lubricant in digestion and italsohelpsregulatethebodytemperature.
  • Wateralsosuppliesoxygen and nutrientstothecells.
  • About 70% of theearthismadeout of water, butonly 1% of thatwaterispuredrinkingwater.
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Theimportance of water:

In otherwordswaterisimportantbecauseitisthefundementalneedfor living, notonlyforhumansbutalsoforother living creatures. Howeverwateraffectsotherfactorssuch as education, health, women, men, children and poverty. Ifwewereto imagine thatthereis no more cleanwater in theplanetpeoplewould die of dehydration, farmerswouldnotbeabletogrowcrops, livestock and animalswouldbecomeextinct, thusthatwould lead tofoodshortages and povertylevelswouldincrease. Theneducationlevelswilldrop and childrenwoulddstoprecievinganeducation. Also deseases and virusesbecomewidespreadduetounpurewaterbeingcollected. In conclusionwaterisveryimportantforourexistance.

how is water being polluted
Howiswaterbeingpolluted?

Sewage

A body of waterissaidtobepollutedwhentoxicsubstancesdamageit

Silt

Domesticwaste

why is air important
Whyis air important?
  • Air is important for many different organisms for different reasons.One of the main reasons it is important for humans is that it contains oxygen - which we breathe.Furthermore, it enables the removal of our waste CO2 - which is taken up plants.
how do we pollute air
How do wepollute air?

Industry air pollution

Car fumes

Wildfires

what health problems can these cause us
Whathealthproblems can these cause us?

Eyeirritation

Heartdisease

Lungcancer

Throatirritation

Noseirritation

what can we do
What can we do?
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8Ek3v1RBEU
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIforUNXrUQ
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzsQwwnqSGo&feature=relmfu
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvFsMe8_NIM&feature=relmfu
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCQdXXkJD_8&feature=relmfu
  • And much more