Thermal Pollution

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What is thermal pollution?

Thermal pollution is the sudden increase or decrease in temperature for water substances in areas like the ocean, ponds, lakes, and rivers. these environmental damages are all caused by human activity which may require restrictions in order to preserve the safety of natural habitats.
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Damages in the natural environment

Ways to prevent thermal pollution

To reduce these damages within our environment, raising awareness for these impacts or simply using less electricity in the community are ways to prevent thermal pollution since electric power uses the largest percent of cooling water and raising awareness could lead to restrictions of power plant usage.