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Basic Science

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

Pollution occurs when pollutants contaminate the natural surroundings; which brings about changes that affect our normal lifestyles adversely. Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the environment that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms, or that damage the environment which can come in the form of chemical substances, or energy such …

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Basic Science

Water and Chemical Pollution

WATER POLLUTION Water pollution is when waste, chemicals, or other particles cause a body of water (i.e. rivers, oceans, lakes) to become harmful to the fish and animals that need the water to survive. Water pollution can disrupt and negatively impact nature’s water cycle as well.   Causes of Water Pollution Water pollution has various …

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Chemistry

WATER POLLUTION

WATER POLLUTION Water pollution take place when undesirable substances are added into the water. Sources of water pollution include: (i) Industrial chemicals being disposed into water bodies like rivers, lakes and oceans. (ii) Discharging untreated /raw sewage into water bodies. (iii) Leaching of insecticides/herbicides form agricultural activities into water bodies. (iv) Discharging non-biodegradable detergents after …

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Biology

POLLUTION: DEFINITION. EFFECTS, CAUSES, SOURCES AND CONTROLS

POLLUTION: DEFINITION. EFFECTS, CAUSES, SOURCES AND CONTROLS What is pollution? This is the introduction of foreign material, poisonous compounds and excess nutrients or energy to the environment in harmful proportions. Any such substance is called a pollutant.   Effects of Pollution on Human Beings and other Organisms Effects and Control of causes of Pollutants in …

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PHE

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

Environmental Pollution is the release of contaminated and harmful substances and materials into the surroundings which affect living things negatively. Pollution occurs to air, water and land. Pollution is the contamination of fresh and pure air, land and water with impurities. It is the release of unwanted substances into the surrounding.   Pollution is undesirable …

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