Advantages And Disadvantages Of Environmental Pollution

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Introduction Environmental pollution is a multidisciplinary science chemistry, physics, agriculture, life sciences, health , medicine , health , etc. In a broader sense it is the study of the sources, reactions , transport , effects and fate of chemical species in the air, water and soil and the effect of human activity on this. Pollutant means a substance in the environment, greater than the natural abundance due to human activity, which ultimately has a detrimental effect on the environment and so on living organisms and the human race . Examples are- lead, mercury , sulfur dioxide , carbon monoxide , etc. Contaminant : A material that does not occur in nature but that is introduced by human activity on the environment , affecting their composition. A pollution classified as a pollutant when an adverse effect is exerted . Exemplary chlorine Types of Pollution Air Causes of air pollution: • Car exhaust • power plants • Manufacturing vehicles • fertilizer manufacturers • tearing down buildings • evaporation of chemicals • Explosion of volcano’s • constructing roads • Jungle fire Effect of air pollution: ozone exhaustion ,Global warming, acid rain, smog are some effects of air pollution Water Causes of water pollution: • synthetic chemicals used in agriculture • heavy metals • waste from factories • sediment from the river bed • Air pollution • thermal (heat) pollution • soil contamination from landfill gas Effects of water pollution: Water is used in the

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