Asked by Trevor StJean on Jul 08, 2024

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Which activity causes more pollution and environmental degradation than any other human activity? 

A)  transportation 
B)  agriculture 
C)  recreation 
D)  industry

Environmental Degradation

The deterioration of the natural environment due to human activity, leading to the depletion of natural resources and loss of biodiversity.

Agriculture

The act of working the land, growing food plants, and breeding animals for human needs and dietary purposes.

Pollution

The introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment, causing adverse effects on living organisms and ecological systems.

  • Acquire knowledge about the repercussions of present-day farming practices on soil quality and water pollution.
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Saucyy Lewis

1 week ago

Final Answer :
B
Explanation :
Agriculture is the leading cause of pollution and environmental degradation due to its extensive use of pesticides, fertilizers, and water, along with deforestation and land use changes that contribute to habitat destruction, biodiversity loss, and increased greenhouse gas emissions.