Sunday, 12 January 2014

21st Century Problems (Pollution)

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.

Improper industrial waste disposal can cause :

  • Water pollution (caused by industries dumping Asbestos, Lead, Mercury, Nitrates, Phosphates, Sulphur, Oils and Petrochemicals.) will harm the health of humans and animals.
  • Air pollution will cause acid rain which harms animals, plants and humans. It also causes respiratory problems in both humans and animals.
  • Soil contamination which causes unnatural soil pH levels which will cause damage to the plants roots and will cause the plant to die. This will cause an unbalance in the food chain. 


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