Cumulative environmental impacts

Other Names:
Combinations of environmental impacts
Cumulative impacts of human activity on the environment become important when sources of perturbation in the environment are grouped sufficiently closely in space or time such as to exceed the ecosystems natural ability to remove or dissipate the resultant disturbance.
Narrower Problems:
Unknown synergistic effects
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST