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Effects of Noise Pollution

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Air and Noise Pollution

AIR POLLUTION Air pollution is when unwanted chemicals, gasses, and particles enter the air and the atmosphere causing harm to animals and damaging the natural cycles of the Earth. Various Causes of Air pollution The burning of fossil fuels Sulfur dioxide emitted from the combustion of fossil fuels like coal, petroleum and other factory combustibles are one the major cause of air pollution. Pollution emitting from vehicles including trucks, jeeps, cars, trains, airplanes cause an immense amount of pollution. We rely on them to fulfill our daily basic needs of transportation. Agricultural activities Exhaust from factories and industries Mining operations Indoor air pollution   See also Environmental Health High and long jump Classes of food   Ways of preventing Air Pollution Use public mode of transportation Encourage people to use more and more public modes of transportation to reduce pollution. Also, try to make use of carpooling. If you and… Read More »Air and Noise Pollution

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EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

The effects of environmental pollution can be dangerous to life and properties. The following are the effects of pollution: Effects of Air Pollution Air pollution causes irritation in the throat, nose, lungs and eyes. It brings about global warming (greenhouse effect). It causes breathing problems. It aggravates existing health conditions such as asthma. Increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. It produces acid rain. Air pollution results in the depletion of ozone layer.   Effects of Land Pollution Dump sites produce bad smell and odour the environment. Land pollutants like broken bottles can cause injuries in human. Landfills breed rodents like rats, mice and insects, that in turn transmit diseases. Many landfills are usually burnt and they cause further air pollution. Land pollution causes problems in the human respiratory system. Land pollution results in land wastage. It makes the surrounding look unattractive and discourage visitors.   Effects of Water Pollution It… Read More »EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

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