How Does Water Pollution Affect Animals?


The affect of water pollution on animals includes the overgrowth of toxic algae that can kill aquatic animals. Oil pollution can affect the development of marine organisms, and cause damage to the nervous system. Mercury in water can cause death and abnormal behavior.
Q&A Related to "How Does Water Pollution Affect Animals"
Light pollution effects animals especially nocturnal animals by interfering with their behaviour. Here is an example: sea turtle babies when hatched have an instinct to go towards
Here is an example. When there is an oil spill, the animals (otters, penguins, ducks, other marine animals) will be effected. Otters can die because the oil kills a property in its
Noise pollution affects everyone, yet this problem is largely ignored by most people. Upon hearing loud noises and sounds, we might be irritated but feel at a loss to do anything
If a particular place gets too polluted, tourists will stop going there, and it will lose money.
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Water Pollution
There are many sources of pollution in our waters. In addition to point sources such as sewage and industrial waste, a great deal of water pollution comes from non-point sources such as agricultural runoff, and stormwater…
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