How to Stop Land Pollution discusses the harms caused by Land Pollution and its possible solutions in Nigeria. You will find it informative, and helpful.
One of the things that seriously impacts how life is lived on earth is the nature of the land or simply put, how the land is.
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One of the things that can make life so uncomfortable and unbearable is when land is polluted or used for another purpose other than the original purpose it was intended for.
Oftentimes, when nothing is done about land abuse, it becomes pollution thereby leading to another offensive word called Land Pollution.
Land pollution is the improper usage of land by humans, machines, animals, or even toxic wastes. When land is used improperly to either store, dump, or bury something that could be hazardous to the land itself, it is referred to as land pollution.
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In Nigeria, a lot of land has been washed away by erosion because of the fact that people are not supposed to carry out some activities yet, they still carry them out.
The effects of land pollution for example erosion are always permanent in most cases and cannot be reversed.
The effect of polluting a land is always like a termite eating up wood, it does not show immediately what is going on the inside until it has finally destroyed the wood, the same is true of land pollution.
When the waterways are not properly defined and water begins to create its own path, no one will see the damage until potholes begin to appear on that land.
Solutions to Land Pollution
Below are Solutions to Land Pollution:
Throughout history, there has never been a problem without prevention or solution hence, in order to reduce or permanently stop land pollution, People should be properly sensitized to the harmful effects of pollution and land and also be encouraged to do their part in stopping land pollution.
- Strict laws should be enacted and enforced.
- Deforestation should be discouraged and forestation should rather be encouraged to ensure that the trees are free from the risk of being cut down
- Wastes should be disposed of properly and recycled as much as possible
- The government should ensure that people responsible for land pollution whether individuals or corporate entities be punished without any form of compromise.
Generally, in order to solve the problem of land pollution, the keywords should be conservation. If we learn to recycle and reuse the things we use, then, land pollution would be reduced maximally and if the government takes a bold step to ensure that laws are put in place and sponsor conservation, then we would be doing ourselves better than harm.