Samoa - Environment



Samoa's environmental problems include soil erosion, damage to the nation's forests, and the need for protection of its wildlife. According to United Nation's sources, the forests are eliminated at a rate of 4–8,000 ha per year due to the expansion of farming activity. The lack of adequate sewage disposal facilities, as well as siltation and industrial by-products, threaten the nation's marine habitat's. Samoa's water supply is too small to support its current population. Threatened species include the insular flying fox, hawksbill turtle, Samoan moorhen, and Samoan flying fox.

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Elijah Taula
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Jul 22, 2012 @ 4:16 pm
Hi, My name is Elijah Taula. I am currently involved in a School research project involving Samoa's environment and the impact humans have on the environment. I was wondering if you would be able to answer some questions for me.

· How have Humans Impacted on Samoa's environment?
· What have the effects of these impacts been on Samoa's Environment?
· How can we preserve our Samoa’s Natural Environments?

I would really appreciate it if you could answer my questions.
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Scarlett
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Sep 19, 2012 @ 7:19 pm
Thanks for this, it was very much helpful! It, actually, cut the time of my research (for some stupid school assignment) in half! :3 Thanks again.

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