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Information about POLLUTION

Published on October 26, 2008

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Pollution:Man’s First Environmental Problem : Pollution:Man’s First Environmental Problem Slide 2: POLLUTION is the introduction by man into the environment of contaminants that contains harmful substances Slide 3: there are different types of pollution the: AIR POLLUTION WATER POLLUTION NOISE POLLUTION WASTE POLLUTION Slide 4: AIR POLLUTION Air pollution is the modification of the natural characteristics of the atmosphere by a chemical, particulate matter, or biological agent. The atmosphere is a complex, dynamic natural gaseous system that is essential to support life on planet Earth. Stratospheric ozone depletion due to air pollution has long been recognized as a threat to human health as well as to the Earth's ecosystems. Can you imagine living in a Polluted and Smokey place? : Can you imagine living in a Polluted and Smokey place? WATER POLLUTION : WATER POLLUTION Water pollution is a large set of adverse effects upon water bodies such as lakes, rivers, oceans, and groundwater caused by human activities. The sources of WATER POLLUTION : The sources of WATER POLLUTION Throwing trashes in water Throwing low batteries in water,lakes,rivers and etc. The chemicals from factories that might flow to rivers NOISE POLLUTION : NOISE POLLUTION Noise pollution or environmental noise is displeasing human or machine created sound that disrupts the activity or happiness of human or animal life. A common form of noise pollution is from transportation, principally motor vehicles. The word "noise" comes from the Latin word nausea meaning "seasickness", or from a derivative (perhaps Latin noxia) of Latin noceō = "I do harm", referring originally to nuisance noise. “cause and effect ofNOISE POLLUTION” : “cause and effect ofNOISE POLLUTION” No one on earth can escape the sounds of noise- an unwanted, disturbing sound that causes a nuisance in the eye of the beholder. Noise is a disturbance to the human environment that is escalating at such a high rate that it will become a major threat to the quality of human lives. There are numerous effects on the human environment due to the increase in noise pollution. In the following paper, the cause and effects of noise pollution will be presented in some detail. Major sources of noise can be airplanes at takeoff and landing, and a truck just off the assembly line, yet we seem accept and enjoy countless other sounds, from hard rock music to loud Harley Davidson motor cycles. The following areas will be investigated in some detail; adolescent education, neural-effects, sleep, hearing damage, occupational environment, transportation, and physiological effects. WASTE POLLUTION : WASTE POLLUTION Waste, rubbish, trash, garbage, or junk is unwanted or undesired material. "Waste" is the general term; though the other terms are used loosely as synonyms, they have more specific meanings: rubbish or trash are mixed household waste and including paper and packaging; food waste or garbage (North America) is kitchen and table waste; and junk or scrap is metallic or industrial material. There are other categories of waste as well: sewage, ash, manure, and plant materials from garden operations, including grass cuttings, fallen leaves, and pruned branches. “cause and effect ofWASTE POLLUTION” : “cause and effect ofWASTE POLLUTION” cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality (death) or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible illness; or pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, or disposed of, or otherwise managed. Slide 12: Still DEATH IS THE EFFECT OF ALL POLLUTION

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