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Thermal pollution can be prevented by reducing mechanical friction in rotating parts used in the oceans or on land, avoiding using more energy than needed and by maximizing the efficiency of heat engines to reduce heat l... More »

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Ways to reduce thermal pollution include using less electricity, limiting the amount of heated water discharged into the same body of water, transferring heat from water to the atmosphere with cooling towers and recyclin... More »

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To prevent water pollution, avoid overwatering lawns and gardens, use native plants that require less water, and apply natural fertilizers that retain water and moisture. At home, avoid flushing foreign objects and dispo... 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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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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Marine pollution refers to a range of threats from land-based sources, and it generally involves contamination of bodies of water such as rivers, streams and oceans. Major causes of marine pollution include oil spills, u... More »

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