What is Pollution ?
Pollution is the introduction into or presence in the natural environment of any substance or form of energy that has poisonous or harmful effects and cause adverse change. It is also the act or process of making the components of our environment unclean, unsafe and not suitable for use.
Types of Pollution
This occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances, especially gases, are released into Earth’s atmosphere.
This occurs due to the presence of toxic, poisonous or harmful substances in water that pose a threat to the environment, usually as a result of human activities.
This occurs when solid or liquid waste material is deposited on land in a way that can contaminate the soil, threaten public health and cause unsightly conditions.
Effects of Pollution
- Decreased Quality of Human Health
- Environment Degradation
- Global Warming
- Ozone Layer Depletion
- Infertile Land