Environmental engineering is the study of water, air and soil to determine the positive and negative impacts that people and industries have on these natural resources. Environmental engineers analyze samples, conduct ex... More »

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Pollution can profoundly affect air, water and soil hence resulting in global warming, infertile lands and environmental degradation. In addition, environmental pollution may cause several health complications, such as r... More »

Examples of natural resources include air, water, soil, plants, animals, raw materials, space, land, wind and energy. Natural resources come from the environment and are not man-made. Some are essential for survival, whi... More »

There are numerous natural resources in the world, but 10 of the most important are fossil fuels, which include petroleum, coal and natural gas; minerals, forests and vegetation; animals; air and wind; water; sunlight; s... More »

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NASA requires its mission specialists and its commander and pilot astronauts to have bachelor's degrees in biological science, physical science, mathematics or engineering; most people take four years to earn these degre... More »

Floods often have devastating impacts on people, ranging from loss of property to loss of life, but they also bring nutrients to flood plains and enrich the soil, explains the Natural Resources Defense Council. Many of t... More »

Proper solid waste management reduces health risks to the public and lessens adverse environmental impacts, such as air, water and land pollution. Some generally accepted methods of waste disposal include using landfills... More »