List of environmental issues

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This is a list of environmental issues. As such they relate to the anthropogenic effects on the natural environment.

EcosystemsAnoxic watersBiodiversityBiosecurityCoral bleachingEdge effectHabitat destructionHabitat fragmentationIllegal dumpingIn-situ leach
FishingBlast fishingBottom trawlingBy-catchCetacean bycatchGillnettingIllegal, unreported and unregulated fishingEnvironmental effects of fishingOverfishingMarine pollutionWhaling
ForestsClearcuttingDeforestationIllegal logging
Natural resourcesResource depletionExploitation of natural resources
SpeciesEndangered speciesGenetic diversityHabitat destructionHolocene extinctionInvasive speciesPoachingPollinator declineSpecies extinctionThreshold host densityWildlife tradeWildlife disease
Water pollutionAcid rainEnvironmental impact of the coal industryEutrophicationGroundwater rechargeMarine pollutionOcean dumpingOil spillsThermal pollutionUrban runoffWater crisisMarine debrisMicroplasticsOcean acidificationShip pollutionWastewaterFish killAlgal bloomMercury in fishEnvironmental impact of hydraulic fracturing
Air pollutionAtmospheric particulate matterEnvironmental impact of the coal industrySmogTropospheric ozoneIndoor air qualityVolatile organic compoundEnvironmental impact of hydraulic fracturing
ConsumerismConsumer capitalismPlanned obsolescenceOver-consumption
FishingBlast fishingBottom trawlingCyanide fishingGhost netsIllegal, unreported and unregulated fishingOverfishingShark finningWhaling
LoggingClearcuttingDeforestationIllegal logging
MiningAcid mine drainageEnvironmental impact of hydraulic fracturingMountaintop removal miningSlurry impoundments
Water (depletion)Anoxic watersAral SeaCalifornia Water WarsDead SeaLake ChadWater pollutionWater crisisWastewater

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