What are the causes and effects of pollution on the Yangtze River?

What are the causes and effects of pollution on the Yangtze River?

The answer is yes. Industrial wastewater discharge, agricultural chemical fertilizer, sediment accumulation, ship garbage and acid rain were the main Yangtze River pollution causes. Only in 2016, there were 35.32 billion ton waste water flowed into the Yangtze River.

What are some of the main causes of high levels of nitrogen in the waters of the Yangtze River?

Yangtze River Pollution

Question Answer
Why is the Yangtze River important to the population and economy of China? provides water for irrigation and hydroelectricity
What are some of the main causes of high levels of nitrogen in the waters of the Yangtze River? fertilizers from fields

What is the most dangerous alligator?

Black caiman

Do crocodiles drink water?

In a past article I discussed the fact that crocodilians have the ability to swallow underwater (CSG Newsletter Volume 22, Number 1, Jan. -March 2003). While they often come to the surface to swallow prey, they don’t have to. They can expel the extra water by squeezing it back out of their stomachs.

Which is more dangerous alligator or crocodile?

Typically, crocodiles are more aggressive than alligators, which makes crocodiles more dangerous than alligators. Alligators are opportunistic feeders, meaning that they’re not likely to chase you down unless they’re provoked.

Do crocodile eat their babies?

Typically, when the alligators or crocodiles lay eggs the keepers collect the eggs and put them in an incubator. Though mother alligators are usually very good parents, some literature implies that male American Alligators tend to be unconcerned with their offspring, or worse yet, have been known to eat the hatchlings.

Are Crocodiles intelligent?

Recent studies have found that crocodiles and their relatives are highly intelligent animals capable of sophisticated behavior such as advanced parental care, complex communication and use of tools for hunting.

Do crocodiles hunt humans?

Crocodiles do not necessarily set out to hunt humans. They are clearly ferocious hunters, but they are opportunistic predators. If that warm blooded mammal happens to be a human, they will not discriminate. In Africa alone there are several hundred crocodile attacks on humans per year.

What is the smartest crocodile?

Cuban crocodile

What country has the most crocodiles?

Central Africa has the largest population of Nile crocodiles. The southeast Asian island of Borneo also has a large population of estuarine crocodiles.

Is crocodile a dinosaur?

Crocodiles. Although birds may be the only “modern” dinosaurs, there are plenty of animals around today that share some impressive connections with ancient animals. Modern crocodiles and alligators are almost unchanged from their ancient ancestors of the Cretaceous period (about 145–66 million years ago).

How long do crocodiles live for?

Saltwater crocodile: 70 years

How old is Gustave the crocodile?

around 100 years old

Is primeval a true story?

It is partially inspired by the true story of Gustave, a 25 ft (7.6 m), 2,200 pounds (1,000 kg; 1.00 t) giant, man-eating Nile Crocodile in Burundi, and centers on a team of American journalists who travel to Burundi to film and capture him. The film was released on January 12, 2007 worldwide.

Is Krys the Crocodile real?

This croc is a replica of one which was shot by a female crocodile hunter, Krystina Powlowski, back in 1957. It is the largest saltwater crocodile to be captured in the world and was 8.63m in length and estimated to weigh 2 ton. He certainly is the Krys Savannah King!