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INFLUENCE OF MAN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

Social Studies

INFLUENCE OF MAN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

There are two major types of environment; they are; physical environment social environment Influence of man in the physical environment Construction activities: Some highlands have become landlords in the coves of constructing roads. Man has been able to construct bridges on rivers for easy movement. Example of this is the third mainland Bridge in Lagos Irrigation activities: Man has been able to make water available in the desert for forming purposes Reclamation of land: Technology has greatly helped man to torn reverie areas to housing estates. The land used in building the popular Victoria Gorden city (VGC) in Ajah, Lagos was reclaimed from water and it is the most beautiful estates in Nigeria Drainage: Water movements are been controlled through canals and drainage to prevent floods particularly during raining seasons A forestation programmes: To prevent desert environment, man has engaged in tree planting programmes   Influence of man on social… Read More »INFLUENCE OF MAN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

Social Studies

INFLUENCE OF MAN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

What is environment? Environment is everything that makes up our surroundings and effects our ability to live on the earth. The air are breathe, the water that covers most of the earth’s surface, the plants and animals around us and mountains, hill rock, rivers, soil and vegetation (climate features like rainfall, wind, weather, etc.). Environment can be physical and social.   How man influences his physical environment or makes them better to suit him in different ways, he makes bridges and roads to join places.For example, he builds bridges across rivers, lakes and forest to joins towns, village, markets. Man makes canals (water-way made by man) to shorten the distances between countries and towns.   Man also builds dams to irrigate his farms, to catch fish and generate hydroelectric power. E.g.Kanji dam in Nigeria. He farms to raise crop both cash and subsistence crops. Man builds shelter to protect himself… Read More »INFLUENCE OF MAN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

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