WHAT IS POLLUTION ?
November 22, 2016 01:13 pm
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Contamination of harmful substances to the environment is POLLUTION 
 
REASONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
  • Industrialization.
  • Urbanization.
  • Natural Disasters.
  • Deforestation.

CAUSES


TYPES OF POLLUTION
  • Air Pollution
  • Water Pollution
  • Land Pollution
  • Noise Pollution
  • Light Pollution
  • Thermal Pollution
  • Visual Pollution
 

AIR POLLUTION
Air pollution is the contamination of the air by toxic substances. 

 
CAUSES 
  • Industrial smoke 
  • Garbage 
  • Cigarette smoking 
  • Crackers 
  • Smoke from burning 
  • Auto mobile exhaust 

EFFECTS 
  • Acid Rain 
  • Haze 
  • Effects on Wild Life 
  • Ozone Depletion 
  • Green House Effect 
  • Global Warming 
  • Diseases on human 

WATER POLLUTION

 
The presence of harmful substances and toxic materials in water is known as water pollution.

CAUSES 
  • Oil 
  • Industrial waste 
  • Pesticides 
  • Garbage 
  • Organic waste

 
EFFECTS 
  • Malaria 
  • Cholera 
  • Typhoid (spread during the rainy season)‏ 
  • Harmful to the marine animals 

LAND POLLUTION

The process by which soil fertility is lost is called LAND pollution. 


CAUSES 
  • Deforestation. 
  • Pesticides. 
  • Excess use of chemical fertilizer. 

EFFECTS 
  • Increase in global temperature 
  • Change in climate 
  • Effects ozone layer 
  • Melt glaciers 

NOISE POLLUTION


The presence of intolerable & loud sound in the air is called noise pollution. 

CAUSES 
  • Machines in factories produce a lot of sound. 
  • Vehicles’ blowing horn. 
  • Loudspeaker, used in functions & meetings. 

EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION.

  • Death and disease through natural disasters 
  • heat waves
  • Floods
  • Droughts
  • Tsunami

Diseases
  • Malaria
  • dengue fever
  • other major killers such as malnutrition and diarrhea
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Blue Baby Syndrome
  • Eye irritation

Global Warming
  • too much of CO2
  • Damage the Ozone Layer
  • Releasing CFC,HCFC 
  • Acid Rain
  • Climate Change

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