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Thermal pollution primarily arises from waste energy generated from power plants, although it also comes from shoreline erosion, deforestation and runoff from paved surfaces. Thermal pollution refers to an artificial cha... More »

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Thermal pollution, which is the act of changing the temperature of a water body by unnatural means, is most often caused by the heat generated from industrial processes. It is also sometimes caused by deforestation or ur... More »

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Examples of thermal pollution include the ways in which air and water become hotter as a result of artificial stimuli. One example is a lake overheating because of a nearby factory. More »

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