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Copy of Land Pollution
Transcript of Copy of Land Pollution
Problems to respiratory system
Problems to skin
Various kinds of cancers
what is pollution?
Pollution is when human activity or natural disasters cause the environment to become contaminated or dirty.
Type of pollution
There are 3 type of pollution:
What is Land Pollution?
Land pollution is the deterioration (destruction) of the earth’s land surfaces, often directly or indirectly as a result of man’s activities and their misuse of land resources.
How it happen?
It occurs when waste is not disposed off properly, or can occur when humans throw chemicals into the soil in the form of pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers during agricultural practices. Exploitation of minerals (mining activities) has also contributed to the destruction of the earth’s surface.
Dump sites and landfills
Very bad smell and odour in the town.
Landfills breed rodents like rats, mice and insects, who in-turn transmit diseases.
Landfills in towns do not attract tourists to the town. The town will loose revenue
Hong Kong government
had set a regulations to reduce the land pollution. Below is a regulation:
The litter "and" fine-Smoking Ordinance
The problems of littering law :
1.Unauthorized display of bills and posters
4.The problems of littering
Behavior on will be subject to stringent fixed penalty of $1,500
The greatest prevention to land pollution is in the three ‘R's’ … Reduce Waste, Re-use things and Recycle things. This is true even for governments. They can also use the three ‘R’ rule to minimize the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. After the three 'R's, remember to turn the rest of the garbge into compost.
how people can help to reduce land pollution?
Done by group 2:
save our environment!