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What you can do to protect our water

Our waterways and water resources need protecting and all Victorians, from individuals to businesses and organisations, have a vital role to play. This can range from reducing our water use and recycling water to preventing litter or pollution from degrading our waterways, groundwater and the marine environment.

Ways to Help Protect the Environment

A healthy environment is necessary for human and animal life to survive. Drinkable water, breathable air, and edible food are some of the resources that are necessary for life to continue. Yet at the same time, people cannot maintain a desirable standard of living without the consumption

Industrial Pollution

With the coming of the Industrial Revolution, humans were able to advance further into the 21st century. Technology developed rapidly, science became advanced and the manufacturing age came into view. With all of these came one more effect, industrial pollution. Earlier, industries were small factories that produced

Water and air pollution

Along with amazing technological advances, the Industrial Revolution of the mid-19th centuryintroduced new sources of air and water pollution. By the middle of the 20th century,the effects of these changes were beginning to befelt incountries around the world. In the 1960s, an environmental movement began to emerge

What effects can the Environment have on Health?

Introduction. This brief account can address only a small part of a vast and expanding subject. The environment in which we live can be considered as having three fundamental sets of components: Physical [energy of one form or another] Chemical [matter i.e. substances whether natural or man-made] Biological [living things].