The environmental pollution in the Botanical Garden of Barranquilla By Samuel Casimiro Luis Mora Paola Pérez Laura Stevenson
What is environmental pollution? Environmental pollution is the contamination of air, water and land from man-made waste. Pollution leads to depletion of the ozone layer, global warming and climate change.
Characteristics Contaminants include herbicides and pesticides. Toxic waste are often in chemical form, these pollute the natural environment, and contaminate groundwater.
Where it happens? Botanical Garden of Barranquilla Also known as “Arroyo de La Victoria” is located in “La Victoria”, in the southeastern part of the city.
The Botanical Garden of Barranquilla? Is a communal green and recreational area for public use Approximate area of 7 hectares of great ecological importance.
Whyisit a problem? It is a problem because this big area is not as cleaned as it is suppose to be. Also because many vandal groups take this place as a refuge for smoking and doing drugs. Another problem is that many waste from materials are laid here.
Whydoesithappen? Government and political issues are not paying any attention to the problem. The projects that have been planned, were not carried out. They just remained in papers.
Consequences it brings to the environment The loss of environmental services offered by this site as lung oxygen generation.
General Objective The conservation and protection of flora and fauna associated with tropical dry forest ecosystem and the groundwater reservoir, which feels natural.
Specific Objective To maintain a park as much clean as it is possible. To plant trees. to raise people’s awareness about the damage of this park.
Thetreeswe are thinking of planting are these: almond , pizquín y majagua,anotherons are: mango y Ceiba, matarraton, totumo y flor amarilla.
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