Water quality, pollution
Preservation of a clean, safe, and biologically diverse environment can capture public attention as few other issues can. Indeed, recent international cooperative efforts indicate that there is an increasing global desire to pass on to future generations an environment at least equal in quality to the one we inherited.
Daniel, T. C.; Edwards, D. R.; Wolf, D. C.; Steele, K. F.; and Cochran, M. J.. 1992. Fact Sheet no.1: Nonpoint Source Pollution and Water Quality of Northwest Arkansas. Arkansas Water Resources Center, Fayetteville, AR. MSC183a. 4