Human impact on the environment

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  • Human Impact on the Environment
    • Population
      • Due to modern medicine & farming
        • Better way of life, means we live for longer
        • Able to fight disease
        • Producing more food
      • Adds pressure on the environment
        • Use more resources to survive
        • Demanding a higher standard of living
          • Using more raw materials
        • Use more energy
          • Manufacturing purposes
            • Using more raw materials
      • Produce more waste
        • Creates pollution
          • Land
            • Use of toxic chemicals for farming
              • Pesticides and herbicides
            • Bury nuclear waste
            • dump house hold waste
          • water
            • Sewage and toxic chemicals
              • Pollutes lakes, rivers and oceans
                • Effects wildlife and biodiversity
              • Chemicals used on land can be washed into rivers
                • Farming fertilizers.
          • Air
            • Smoke & gasses are released into the atmosphere
              • sulphur dioxide
                • Causes acid rain
        • Human Impact on the Environment
          • Population
            • Due to modern medicine & farming
              • Better way of life, means we live for longer
              • Able to fight disease
              • Producing more food
            • Adds pressure on the environment
              • Use more resources to survive
              • Demanding a higher standard of living
                • Use more energy
                  • Manufacturing purposes
                • Produce more waste
                  • Creates pollution
                    • Land
                      • Use of toxic chemicals for farming
                        • Pesticides and herbicides
                      • Bury nuclear waste
                      • dump house hold waste
                    • water
                      • Sewage and toxic chemicals
                        • Pollutes lakes, rivers and oceans
                          • Effects wildlife and biodiversity
                        • Chemicals used on land can be washed into rivers
                          • Farming fertilizers.
                    • Air
                      • Smoke & gasses are released into the atmosphere
                        • sulphur dioxide
                          • Causes acid rain
              • Loss of land because of...
                • Buildings
                • Farming
                • Dumping waste
                • Quarrying (metal ores)
        • Loss of land because of...
          • Buildings
          • Farming
          • Dumping waste
          • Quarrying (metal ores)

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