Loss of biodiversity through pollution


Environmental pollution is an increasingly major threat to biodiversity in many countries. Pesticide residues have reduced the population of several bird species and other organisms. Air and water pollution stress ecosystems and reduce populations of sensitive species, especially in coastal zones and wetlands.

Societal Problems Pollution
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
16.03.2021 – 16:50 CET