Worst World Ecological Disasters

Worst World Ecological Disasters

(taken from “Foreign Policy”)

***

1. Nigeria

Niger River Delta, Oil Spill

(since 1966)

*

2. China

Coal Industry, Underground Coal Mine Fires

(since 1962)

*

3. Haiti

Charcoal Industry, Deforestation

(since 1492)

*

4. Uzbekistan / Kazakhstan

Cotton Industry, Aral Sea, Water Depletion from dams and canals

(since 1960’s)

*

5. Pacific Ocean

World Consumer Production Industry, Garbage Dump Island

(since the 1960’s)

* Garbage Island is now larger than the United States, and 100 ft deep!

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One Response to “Worst World Ecological Disasters”

  1. Hugh aka Methadone4life Says:

    Scary…just plain scary. We humans are the most dangerous parasite of all.

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