Conditions leading to equatorial climate

The following are the conditions leading to the equatorial climate  Influence of trade winds especially the southeast trade winds which blow over the Indian Ocean causing the intertropical convergence zone leading to heavy rainfall, high humidity along the equator. Distance from the sea: areas near water bodies e.g. Lake Victoria and Kyoga receive heavy rains …

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Dangers of over depending on the exportation of agricultural products and their solutions

Dangers of over depending on the exportation of agricultural products Price fluctuations on the world market cause unstable export earnings hence reducing government earnings. Agricultural products fetch low prices on the world market which discourages farmers from growing crops for export. Losses due to poor storage facilities which reduce on the quality and quantity for …

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Effects of transport on the environment

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 animals and …

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Economic activities carried out in equatorial climate regions

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 possible. The …

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