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1 SS7G10 The student will discuss environmental issues across Southern and Eastern Asia.
a.  Describe the causes and effects of pollution on the Yangtze and Ganges Rivers. b.  Describe the causes and effects of air pollution and flooding in India and China.

2 What is pollution? Pollution is the introduction of a contaminant into the environment. (www.greenstudentu.com/encyclopedia/pollution) Types of pollution include: Water Air Soil (http://www.brighthub.com/environment/science- environmental/articles/15650.aspx)

3 Pollution of the Yangtze River
Causes include – Sewage runoff Industrial runoff Agricultural runoff (http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/fres hwater_problems/river_decline/10_rivers_risk/yangtze/yangtze _threats/)

4 Pollution of the Yangtze River
Effects include – Dead zones Lack of drinkable water Deformities in animals Multiple health issues (http://factsanddetails.com/china.php?itemid=391#3301)

5 Pollution of the Ganges River
Causes include – Industrial runoff Human waste Human pollution (trash) Bodies (http://www.all-about-india.com/Ganges-River-Pollution.html)

6 https://confluence. furman
https://confluence.furman.edu:8443/display/GGY230F10/Lake+and+Sea+Pollution

7 Pollution of the Ganges
Effects include – Health issues Death Lack of drinkable water Negative impact on economy

8 Air Pollution in India Effects – Causes –
Death (over 2million/year affected with sickness) Lung cancer Lung infections chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Causes – Transportation Industry Household pollution Coal power stations Large population

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10 Air Pollution in China Causes – Effects – Rapid economic growth
Burning coal Population growth Transportation Respiratory disease Lung cancer Asthma Brown cloud Acid rain [CNN] Asia's Pollution Super-Cloud YouTube

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13 Flooding in India and China
Causes – Effects – Typhoons Monsoons Tropical Storms Urban development Human Oversight Damage to property Loss of property Diseases Death Economic toll Landslides China's Floods Kill At Least 742 People, Heavy Rains Continue - YouTube

14 http://www. cleveland. com/world/index


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