Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, students will be able to do the following:

13.1 Identify and assess the sources of pollutants of land, air, water, and forest systems

13.2 Explain the potential dangers and long-term consequences of pollution to humans and the natural environment

13.3 Describe the magnitude of the consequences of the destruction and depletion of natural resources

13.4 Compare and contrast the impacts of developed and developing societies on the environment

13.5 Develop a plan—local, societal, or global—to combat environmental pollution