Soil pollution

Soil pollution

This animation demonstrates the main sources of soil pollution.

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soil pollution, soil, erosion, planting trees, environmental pollution, waste management, environmental protection, climate change, human activity, afforestation, deforestation, rubbish dump, settlements, agriculture, waste, composting, nuclear waste, sustainable development, radioactivity, animal husbandry, geography, plastic, chemical, transportation, industry, environment, society, nature

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Soil pollution

  • rubbish dump
  • urban soil pollution
  • agricultural soil pollution
  • industrial soil pollution

Agricultural

  • intensive livestock farming
  • intensive farming - pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, excessive fertilisation
  • runoff

Industrial

  • infiltration
  • runoff
  • nuclear power plant
  • industrial waste
  • emission
  • airborne particles settling

Urban

  • runoff
  • emission
  • household waste
  • non-degradable waste
  • traffic
  • diesel, petrol, salting, runoff

Rubbish dump

  • layers of rubbish
  • runoff

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