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Environmental issue - water pollution

  1. 1. Agroecology Environmental Issues: Water Pollution
  2. 2. Sustainable Agriculture and how it addresses the current environmental Issues
  3. 3. Environmental issues Water pollution Climate change Air pollution Biodiversity Issues
  4. 4. Water Pollution
  5. 5. Outline
  6. 6. What is water pollution?
  7. 7. Theact of introducingcontaminate into sourceof water -Turn water into dangerous and unsafe for neither direct nor indirect consumption
  8. 8. Causes
  9. 9. Extensive Tillage (Clive A. Edwards et. al.,1990)Silage effluent (Clive A. Edwards et. al.,1990)Fertilizers (Deshmukh, S.N., 2010)Pesticides & herbicides (Clive A. Edwards et. al.,1990)
  10. 10. Decomposition of organic waste (D. Zitzelsberger et. al.,1997)- Silage effluent (Clive A. Edwards et. al.,1990)- Livestock EffluentChemical waste (Bjorn Lomborg et. al., 1978)
  11. 11. Silage effluent
  12. 12. Soil Erosion
  13. 13. Effects
  14. 14. contamination of water sources (Clive A. Edwards et. al.,1990) - drinking water -daily uses -food cropEutrophication (TP Kulikova et. al., 2004)
  15. 15. Poisoning of aquatic life (Clive A. Edwards et. al.,1990)Effect the agriculture activity (V. Ratna Reddy et. Al., 2005; Bhagirath Behera et. Al., 2005)
  16. 16. Death of Aquatic Life by water pollution
  17. 17. Eutrophication
  18. 18. Recommendations
  19. 19.  Law ( LM Wenner et. al., 1972) universal filtration (sayali joshi et. al., 2008; sandeep joshi et. al., 2008) bio-pesticides (Clive A. Edwards et. al., 1990) bio-fertilizers (Clive A. Edwards et. al., 1990) cover cropping (TJ Logan et. al., 1993)
  20. 20. Conclusion
  21. 21. Water pollution is a growing concern insociety today. As water is a vitalresource to sustain humanity, it needsto be conserved. Agricultural practicesthat cause water pollution should bereduced or eliminated and otheralternatives should be utilized in orderto combat this growing problem insociety today. It is the eleventh hourand we need to take action before it istoo late.
  22. 22. References1) Deshmukh, S.N. (2010). Organic Farming: Principles, prospects and problems. Jodhpur: Agrobios2) Clive A. Edwards et. al. (1990). Sustainable Agricultural Systems. Florida: St Lucie Press3) Arunachalam & Netaji Seetharamam. (2004). Sustainable Agriculture: Indigenous Practice for Natural Resource Management. Jodhpur : Agrobios
  23. 23. Thank You! prepared by: Benn Jacob Jac Amat

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