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Unit 4 A Tale Of Three Villages

Question D.4:

Now that you have each read one of the stories above, first complete the appropriate column of the table below. When you have done that, ask the other two students in your group about the stories you have not read. For example, ask "In which country did your story take place? What type of pollution is there?" When it is your turn to give information, only do so when the other two students ask you questions. As you receive the answer, complete the other two columns.

 

D.1

D.2

D.3

Country

_______

_______

_______

Cause (s)of pollution

_______

_______

_______

Who is responsible?

_______

_______

_______

Consequences

_______

_______

_______

What do you think

_______

_______

_______

Answer:

A sample of the table completed on the basis of the stories is given below. You may express your opinion wherever asked for.

 

D.1

D.2

D.3

Country

Nigeria, Africa (Koko village)

India, Asia (Ponnimanthuri village)

Ukraine, Asia (Vorobyov Village)

Cause (s)of pollution

Drums containing poisonous chemicals being disposed in the local villages like Koko. This poison leaks into the local streams and other water sources contaminating the water and thus, threatening lives of locals.

The chemicals discharged from the leather factory set up in the village into open environment, fields and water sources, acutely pollute soil/land, air and water. The factory should have been set up in an uninhabited area with waste land.

The nuclear dust spread due to the nuclear explosion in 1986. The radioactive rays spread and murdered children and adults, leaving the village destitute.

Who is responsible?

These chemicals drums are brought from Italy. But more than Italy’s g...

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