How Environmental Disasters Impact Marginalized Communities?

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How Do We Define ‘Environmental Justice’? Firstly, before understanding how and why does climate change and its induced disasters affect poor/ under privileged and marginalized communities more than others, we need to understand the concept of “Environmental Justice“. Simply put, Environmental Justice can be defined as the fair and just implementation of laws, policies and […]

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What is Transboundary Pollution?- Causes, Effects, Solutions

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What is meant by Transboundary Pollution? Transboundary pollution in simple terms can be defined as the kind of pollution that transcends the boundaries of nations and countries set geographically or politically. This basically means that any pollution rising or being emitted from industries in one country can cross over into the air space of another […]

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What is Diffuse Pollution? – Causes and Impacts

What is meant by ‘Diffuse Pollution’? It is also known as ‘Non-point source pollution‘. Diffuse pollution is just basically the smaller and scattered sources that can cause water pollution. It stems from air and land pollution sources and significantly effects water bodies globally. Diffuse pollution is actually indirect water pollution. Instead of having one source […]

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What is Urban Sprawl? – Causes, Effects and Solutions

What is Urban Sprawl? A characteristic of urbanization but often used interchangeably- urban sprawl. However, there is a certain distinction between the two. Urban Sprawl refers to the lowly populated areas in otherwise unpopulated regions/area outside an urban city. It is usually a fragmented extension of a larger, densely populated urban city or town- often […]

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