Air Pollution Kalin Bojkov, Martin Damianov, Ira Vateva 10/4
What is Air Pollution? <ul><li>Air is the main supplier of life [What is air pollution] </li></ul><ul><li>Humans release p...
Air Pollution
Air Pollution in Bulgaria <ul><li>What are the major sources of air pollution in Bulgaria? </li></ul><ul><li>How they affe...
What Are the Major Sources of Air Pollution in Bulgaria? <ul><li>Old vehicles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bought in the 80s of t...
How they affect the environment?  <ul><li>Bulgaria has the most polluted air in the European Union </li></ul><ul><li>Dust ...
How they affect the health of the people? <ul><li>O3 affects the lungs </li></ul><ul><li>1990 two thirds of Bulgarian popu...
How they affect the economy? <ul><li>Because Bulgaria did not care before, has to spend a lot more nowadays in oreder to t...
When the air of Bulgaria became polluted? <ul><li>In the end of the 20 th  century </li></ul><ul><li>Government did not ca...
How can WE stop this? <ul><li>Drive your car less (especially if is an old one) </li></ul><ul><li>Ride a bike more often <...
Mexico City <ul><li>It was a very clean city before  </li></ul><ul><li>The SOx and NOx increase </li></ul><ul><li>The amou...
Mexico City <ul><li>Many factories </li></ul><ul><li>Many organizations from all over the world are coming to help and mak...
Works Cited  <ul><li>Images:  http://www.lib.fit.edu/pubs/grw/Researchguides/bus%203501/Air__pollution_1.jpg </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Air Pollution Kalin Bojkov, Martin Damianov, Ira Vateva 10/4
  2. 2. What is Air Pollution? <ul><li>Air is the main supplier of life [What is air pollution] </li></ul><ul><li>Humans release particles in the air that interfere with the other biomes [What is air pollution] </li></ul><ul><li>Types and effects of air pollution – smog, acid rain, green-house effect, and holes in the ozone layer [What is air pollution] </li></ul><ul><li>Things that cause pollution- particles of burning fuel and toxic gases [What is air pollution] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Air Pollution
  4. 4. Air Pollution in Bulgaria <ul><li>What are the major sources of air pollution in Bulgaria? </li></ul><ul><li>How they affect the environment? </li></ul><ul><li>How they affect the health of the people? </li></ul><ul><li>How they affect the economy? </li></ul><ul><li>When the air of Bulgaria became polluted? </li></ul><ul><li>How can WE stop that? </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Are the Major Sources of Air Pollution in Bulgaria? <ul><li>Old vehicles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bought in the 80s of the 20 th century. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Droved in Bulgaria for many years, even though they were bought second hand from western europe. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fossil fuel combustion, particularly as it occurs in motor vehicles, has been identified as the LARGEST contributor to air pollution in the WORLD. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing (Kremikovci, Buho vo u raniu m mine ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The liberation of certain gases such as methane, or CH4, and carbon dioxide, or CO2, together known as greenhouse gases, is often considered to be prime factors causing global warming. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tree cutting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They make the air cleaner, so cutting them dirties the air </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-thirds of the forest have been cut </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How they affect the environment? <ul><li>Bulgaria has the most polluted air in the European Union </li></ul><ul><li>Dust level in Bulgarian air - 55 micrograms per cubic meter (30) </li></ul><ul><li>During Socialism in Rouse the chlorine level increased </li></ul><ul><li>Affects Bulgarian nature and health of population </li></ul><ul><li>SO x and NO x increased </li></ul>
  7. 7. How they affect the health of the people? <ul><li>O3 affects the lungs </li></ul><ul><li>1990 two thirds of Bulgarian population suffered because of air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Human Respiratory System </li></ul><ul><li>Structure and Function </li></ul><ul><li>Human Cardiovascular System </li></ul><ul><li>Heart and Lung Diseases </li></ul>
  8. 8. How they affect the economy? <ul><li>Because Bulgaria did not care before, has to spend a lot more nowadays in oreder to take care of the poluted air. </li></ul><ul><li>Bulgaria’s annual budget for environmental care is 10.5 billion leva </li></ul>
  9. 9. When the air of Bulgaria became polluted? <ul><li>In the end of the 20 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Government did not care about the air pollution, so did not spend money for that </li></ul><ul><li>Many rivers were polluted </li></ul><ul><li>Used cars from Western Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Many factories were working </li></ul>
  10. 10. How can WE stop this? <ul><li>Drive your car less (especially if is an old one) </li></ul><ul><li>Ride a bike more often </li></ul><ul><li>Use public transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Start smoking less </li></ul><ul><li>Save electricity </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mexico City <ul><li>It was a very clean city before </li></ul><ul><li>The SOx and NOx increase </li></ul><ul><li>The amount of O 3 is twice bigger than it should be  </li></ul><ul><li>Big boom of population (in 1950-3 million and now-20 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Many cars </li></ul><ul><li>3.5 million vehicles and 30 % of them are old </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mexico City <ul><li>Many factories </li></ul><ul><li>Many organizations from all over the world are coming to help and make the air cleaner (IDRC and the Pan American Health Organization) </li></ul><ul><li>Famous Mexican organizations are informing the people about the air pollution and how they can stop it </li></ul><ul><li>Other examples of air pollution are Beijing and Los Angeles </li></ul>
  13. 13. Works Cited <ul><li>Images: http://www.lib.fit.edu/pubs/grw/Researchguides/bus%203501/Air__pollution_1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://202.129.15.68/chemistry/boonrawd_site/images/Air_Pollution3.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.longevity.ca/chelation/images/pollution2.jpg </li></ul>

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