Environmental Pollution Environmental pollution is when contaminants enter the environment that are unable to break down and cause harm to the nature and organisms that are exposed to them. Environmental pollution causes harmful effects on the whole earth in many of ways and have catastrophic effects. Even though there are many sources to pollution and it would be impossible to stop all the sources, environmental pollution should be assuaged. Environmental pollution comes in a various of forms with different effects. The main type of pollution that affects humans would be air pollution.
INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study Pesticide that based on chemical is harmful to the user and the environment. Even though the pesticides are sprayed on land, they can make their way into a water source, such as a river, ocean, or pond. If a body of water becomes contaminated with the chemicals, many fish and other animals may die and get sick. This can throw the whole ecosystem off balance. Another way pesticides can spread and cause potential harm is by volatilization.
The polluted water can damage the nervous system, liver, DNA and kidney. A type of pollution is soil pollution which causes cancers including leukemia etc. The presence of lead in soil is hazardous for young children and can damage to the brain. The high level of Hg can increase the risk of kidney damage and causes neuromuscular blockage.It also causes skin rashes,headaches,eye irritation,nausea and fatigue. The polluted air and water also affect animals such as acid rain destroys aquatic life in water bodies.We are observing a regular increment in the temperature and express the concern for global warming.
They make the air harmful to breathe. Exhaust gasses caused acid rain, which dissolve ground and it is killing insects. Also natural caused make air harmful to breathe, like volcanoeruptions and forest fires.When volcano erupts, there is a lot of smoke and sand in the air, soflights can be cancelled, air isn´t good to breathe and all plants and forests can be destroyed, too.The effects of air pollution are quite severe; heart attack, asthma, bronchitis, headaches, cardiovascular problems and other diseases. We can fix this problem by using more public transport and sowing trees,because only they can save the air. They produce oxygen from carbon
Result would be and algal bloom. Alga can be very toxic to animals and can deplete water of oxygen suffocating fish. Pollutants will find a way into the wetlands from mines or processing plants, industrial areas and through accidental oil spills. Visitors to rivers and rock holes pollute wetlands by throwing rubbish in the water or swimming in there with lots of sun screen on or insect repellent on. These chemicals will wash off and affect the water as the substances can be harmful and could reduce the water quality.
The polluted water tends to dissolve away many of the important natural nutrients that are in the soil which change the overall make up and structure of the soil which can effect the plant materials and other uses of the soil. Noise pollution is also a big type of pollution that many people may not know about. Most of us do not realize that sound, loud music, television, people talking on the phones, have become part of our culture and rarely disturbs us. These noises that tend to disrupt the natural rhythm of life which is when noise pollution takes place. Physical pollution of air, water and other radioactive materials are defined as radioactive pollution.
Excessive sound is harmful to human health, and the well being of animal wildlife. Loud machinery, trains, or planes can cause noise-induced hearing loss and can contribute to cardiovascular problems, and coronary art disease. In animals, the effects may be much more pronounced. In humans, noise can affect our behavior, health, and how we interact. JM Field, in a study
The co2 emissions cause significant problems with the air quality and causing the climate to change for the worse. The POPS will not get better unless other actions are taken to prevent such disasters in the environment. Organic pollution can also be caused by a variety of chemicals from a variety of sources and can involve a variety of health effects from simple digestive problems to chemical intoxication and sudden death by poisoning. The effects are usually related to the exposure to high amounts of chemicals. Organic pollution leads to various serious diseases, generally by consuming water or breathing highly contaminated air.
Human Health - The contiguity of pipelines to groundwater sources can cause serious contamination that may have a detrimental impact on communities. If dilbit is involved in a spill, the diluent evaporates rapidly in the air and can lead to high airborne levels of toxic components. This adversely affects the health and safety of surrounding societies. 3. Ecological: If ingested by aquatic organisms, oil spills can cause serious harm and death.
Other health associated problems includes poor blood circulation, skin lesions, vomiting and damage to the nervous system. This diseases or health problems are leading cause of death for humans across the globe. Acid rain is also one of the effects of the water pollution. It contains sulfate particles which are harmful fish or plant life in lakes and rivers. Higher acidity usually hinders some fish and water plants from reproducing, growing and surviving.