name some human activities that pollute water and degrade land.suggest two measure to prevent pollution and degradation.
Human activities that pollute water are:
a. Dumping of industrial waste.
b. Oil spillage
c. Domestic sewage discharged in water bodies.
d. Throwing of plastics in the river, bathing animals .
Land degradation takes place due to following:
i Excessive use of fertilizers, pesticides.
ii. Over grazing, deforestation
iv.Over irrigation increases the salt deposits in the soil
Measures to prevent water pollution :
a. Factories and industries must be built away from water bodies.
b. We must avoid throwing garbage, bathing animals in the water bodies.
Measures to prevent land degradation are:
a. Regulate the use of fertilizers.
b. Encourage afforestation growing more trees.