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Transcript of POLLUTION

- The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living
- is something introduced into the
environment that is dirty, unclean or has a
harmful effect.
- Pollution occurs when pollutants contaminate the natural surroundings; which brings about changes
that affect our normal lifestyles adversely.
5 Types Of Environmental Pollution
- Air Pollution
- Land Pollution
- Water Pollution
- Noise Pollution
- Light Pollution
- is the degradation of the Earth's surface caused by a misuse of resources and
improper disposal of waste.
- Solid Waste
- Deforestation
- Construction Activities
- Agricultural Activities
- Cause problems on the skin
- Effect on Human Health
- Effect on Growth of Plants
- It leaves the places looks dirty and
makes them unhealthy.
- Garbage dumped by people makes
the streets unhealthy, unfit and
dirty to reside in.
- Distraction for Tourist

- Reduce
- Re-use
- Recycle
- Buy biodegradable
- Plant more trees
- Don't Litter
- Is the contamination of
water bodies

- Is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of water that has a harmful effect on any living thing that drinks or uses or lives (in) it.
- Industrial Waste
- Sewage and Waste Water
- Ocean and Marine Dumping
- Underground storage and tube leakages.

- Death of Aquatic Animals
- The Food Chain is damaged
- Water pollution causes flooding due to the accumulation of solid waste and soil erosion in streams and rivers.
- Diseases
- Destruction of ecosystem
- Use water wisely
- Do not throw chemicals, oils, paints and medicines down the sink drain, or the toilet
- Never throw rubbish away anyhow. Always look for the correct waste bin.
- Take great care not to overuse pesticides and fertilisers. This will prevent runoffs of the material into nearby water sources.
- the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.
- Emissions from industries and
manufacturing activities
- Burning Fossil Fuels
- Household and Farming Chemicals
- Mining Operations
- Volcanic Eruptions
- Smoking
- Air pollution causes irritation in the throat, nose, lungs and eyes. It causes breathing problems and aggravates existing health conditions such as emphysema and asthma.
- Acidification
- Effect on Wildlife
- Government (or community)
level prevention
- Individual Level Prevention
- Conserve Energy
Industrial Waste
- Sulfur

- Asbestos

- Lead and Mercury
- Nitrates & Phosphates

- Oil
Is the disturbing or excessive noise that may harm the activity or balance of human or animal life.
- Industrialization
- Social Events
- Transportation
- Construction Activities
- Household Chores
- Firecrackers
- Hearing Problems
- Headaches and migraines
- Sleeping Disorders
- Cardiovascular Issues
- Effect on Wildlife
- Using a white noise machine
- Inserting ear plugs when going to
- Have large size banners or boards with no horn or limited horn symbols
- Turn off the engine of your car or motorbike when you are not using it. It stops the annoying hum, and reduces air pollution
- Plant Trees

- brightening of the night sky
caused by street lights and
other man-made sources, which has a disruptive effect on natural cycles and inhibits the observation of stars and planets
- Electronic Advertising Boards and Commercial Centers
- Night Sports grounds
- Streetlights and car lights
- City Parks, Airports, public places
- Residential Areas
- Waste of resources
- Loss of historical and cultural value
- Health implications
- Wildlife
- Engineers must invest and use new lighting technology that uses the full cut-off concept.
- Use a red night light. Light in the red spectrum does not suppress melatonin.
- Individuals must also begin to install motion sensor-lights and bulbs in their homes, so that they are not kept on all night. Garden and landscape lights must be used effectively and should not be too bright to bother others.
- Government policies on the use of lights must be stepped in a way that forces consumers to buy more energy-reduced light (and also not too much bright lights). These policies must be enforced.
Thank You For Listening (:
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