How We Waste & Lose Water Everyday In Society (In Agriculture, Industry, & Households)

How We Waste & Lose Water Everyday In Society (In Agriculture, Industry, & Households)

There are three main sectors responsible for global fresh water withdrawals in society – agriculture, industry, and municipal use. In the guide below, we look at the different ways water might be wasted and lost across the three sectors. This guide may complement a separate guide we put together outlining how water might be used … Read more

How Much Water Common Household Appliances & Devices Use

How Much Water Do Common Household Appliances Use

We put together a separate guide outlining how we use water at home, as well as how much, and how to potentially save water. In the guide below however, we specifically look at how much water common household appliances and devices use. These devices and appliances include dishwashers, washing machines, toilets, taps/faucets and so on. … Read more

Which Industries Use The Most Water

Which Industries Use The Most Water

Globally, the three main sectors that are responsible fresh water withdrawals are agriculture, industry, and the municipal sector. In this guide, we look at how much water the different industries within each of these sectors.   (*Note – in this guide, we refer to the main sectors as agriculture, industry and municipal, whilst we refer … Read more

The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment, Animals & Humans

The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment, Animals & Humans

Mining (oil and gas, coal, and metal ore mining in particular) is a controversial sector in society. On one hand, mining provides jobs, economic boost, and valuable resources for everyday life. On the other hand, there’s concerns over environmental effects like land degradation, water pollution and air pollution, as well as the impact on wild … Read more

Deforestation: Causes, Sources, Rates, Effects, & Solutions

Deforestation: Causes, Sources, Rates, Effects, & Solutions

Deforestation can have a range of effects on humans and wildlife. In this guide, we discuss what deforestation is, what causes it, where it occurs the most, rates of deforestation, the effects and problems, potential solutions, and how many trees we might really need on Earth. We also look into reforestation and afforestation.   Summary … Read more

Land & Soil Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions

Land & Soil Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions

Land and soil are some of the most important resources to humans on Earth. So, it’s important to learn about how they can be degraded (and conserved/protected). In this guide, we look at what land degradation is, the main types, the causes, the effects/impact, and the potential solutions to prevent it.   Summary – Land … Read more