Environmental Pollution In Pakistan Case Study

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN PAKISTAN – CASE STUDY POLLUTION: The mixture of harmful substances within air, water or soil is called pollution. Pollution can occur naturally as well as by man-made substances, naturally pollution can occur through volcanic eruptions. As the result of human activities, pollution may occur by spilling of oil, disposal of industrial waste, smoke caused by vehicles so on. Pollution is basically caused by pollutants. POLLUTANTS: Pollutants are those harmful substances that result in pollution in the environment. Pollutants can be determined by three factors .Namely they are: 1. The chemical nature 2. Concentration 3. Persistence TYPES OF POLLUTIONS: As, our world is increasing in size with an immense large scale…show more content…
NOISE POLLUTION: “Noise pollution refers to undesirable levels of noises caused by human activity that disrupt the standard of living in the affected area.” The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused by machines and transportation systems usually. CAUSES OF NOISE POLLUTION: • Traffic noise • Aero planes noise • Concerts • Manufacturing plants • Railroad ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS OF NOISE POLLUTION: Noise pollution affects a person’s health which directly results in loss of hearing abilities. It also causes annoyance and a state of stress for the person who is tolerating a high frequency noise, no matter from what source it comes from. Hearing ability is defers with the passing of age, but if we face noise pollution at its most in a early age we might get deaf earlier. There are some images below which show noise pollution : 5. RADIOACTIVE POLLUTION: Radioactive pollution is one of a rare type, but when it occurs it causes heavy destruction. Sources of radioactive contamination include: • Nuclear power plant accidents or leakage • Improper nuclear waste disposal • Uranium mining operation HARMFUL DISEASES CAUSED BY THIS FORM OF POLLUTION
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