Global Pollution And Its Effects On The Environment

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Currently, the two vital resources for all living species on this planet are continuing to be polluted. Our water and air have become so insufficient that many developing countries around the world are lacking the adequate water to consume and air to breathe. At this rate, if we remain to neglect these issues of contamination, our world will only become barren. On the other hand, there is always a solution to a problem. Despite the serious effects our global pollution has had on not only the environment, but also the people, there is still enough time to change the damage we have done if our advancement in technology improves as well as our acknowledgement of the issue. In some places, much of our water is so contaminated that they inhabit diseases and people around the world have no other choice than to consume the only water they have. In other places, the abundance of water is lacked, causing droughts and the reduction of water usage. However, there is hope for the people who struggle with nourishment from clean water. Ralph M. Parsons and his company in Los Angeles discovered an innovative way to distribute surplus water to areas that are in need of it. The North American Power and Water Alliance, of which is Parson’s project, states, “… a plan to channel surplus water from Alaskan and northwest Canadian rivers into parts of southwest Canada, the American West, northern Mexico and the Great Lakes” (The Science News-Letter 373). The plan was to use several of the
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