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Effects of transport on the environment

The following Effects of transport on the environment Pollution from vehicles emitting fumes and oil spills from ships into water bodies. Smoke and smog have caused poor visibility. Creation of barren lands where rocks have been excavated e.g. along river channels. Increased temperatures/Global warming due to gas emissions. Loss of bio-diversity i.e. migration of water …

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Economic activities carried out in equatorial climate regions

The following Economic activities carried out in equatorial climate regions Due to the existence of dense forests, wild life conservation has been made possible and this attracts tourists. Equatorial climate has also favoured the existence of numerous water bodies giving rise to fishing activities. The dense vegetation in equatorial regions harbours wild animals making hunting …

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Advantages and disadvantages of wind energy

Wind energy is mainly used in arid and semi-arid areas where wind flow isn‟t obstructed by vegetation. The wind is harvested using windmills and converted into mechanical energy which is used for pumping water, grinding grain, and generating electricity. Wind energy is also used to propel ocean-going vessels e.g. dhows. the folowing are advantages and …

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