Air Pollution In Monrovia

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Introduction Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, is so congested due to its size coupled with enormous influx of people from neighboring country, based on that, the correlation between the environment and living in another city’s is very different from that of Monrovia. This has resulted to an ongoing struggle to protect air quality, Liberia as a third world country has not embodied strategic environmental regulation policies to curb the increasing rate of air pollution. Outdoor air pollution has exposed the people of Liberia to grave environmental and public health deficiencies i.e. respiratory disorders, cancers, etc. Air pollutants in My Community and the Possible Causes of Air Pollution Air pollution has become a problem in Monrovia,…show more content…
Vast majority of these companies burned fossils fuels to generate energy for their business operation on daily basis. Also due to the country ill economy, countless Liberians that reside in the rural regions engaged in excessive burning of gigantic amount of coal and oil for their various homes. And besides, air pollutions through transportation is another major issues that needs to be focus on when addressing air pollution, because when too many carbon dioxides and other greenhouse gases that are released into the atmosphere has a negative effect on the air quality. Additionally, the whole populations of Monrovia are undergoing serious threat from health hazards because of immense ejection of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere from automobiles, as well as small power-generating engines, and other various…show more content…
The Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, and other relevant institutions i.e. United Nations Environmental Protection (UNEP), United Nations Education, Science, & Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), etc must enforce educative programs for both school-going and out-of-school (school dropout) kids to mentor and support them to implement projects like annual tree planting festivity, encourage classroom work on inventions, and co-create other solutions to improve the climate. This will engage young science geeks, especially high school graduates in solving environmental problems, thus a new generation with revolutionary resolutions, long-term persistence, global influence, and participation. Let's begin now#Step Up & Out
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