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Environmental Pollution

  1. 1.  Definition of Pollution Types of Pollution Air Pollution: a. Introduction c. Effects b. Causes d. Prevention Water Pollution a. Introduction c. Effects b. Causes d. Prevention Noise Pollution a. Introduction c. Effects b. Causes d. Prevention
  2. 2.  LandPollution Introduction Causes Effects Prevention
  3. 3. DEFINITION OF POLLUTION When Harmful Substances Contaminate the Environment it is Called Pollution. Pollution refers to the very bad condition of environment in terms of quantity and quality .
  4. 4.  There are Five types of Pollution Air Pollution Water Pollution Noise Pollution Land Pollution Radio Active Pollution Thermal Pollution
  5. 5. What is Atmosphere Atmosphere is the life blanket of Earth. It is therefore essential that we know more about the atmosphere and the ways in which it is Polluted.
  6. 6. Causes of Air PollutionMajor sources of Air Pollution - Industries -Automobiles and Domestic fuels -High Proportion of undesirablegases, such as sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide
  7. 7. Air Pollution affects??? Human health Animals Plants The atmosphere as a whole
  8. 8. I Breathe What?
  9. 9. Chemicals
  10. 10. Exhaust
  11. 11. Pollen
  12. 12. Dirt
  13. 13. Can Dirt in the Air be a Good Thing?
  14. 14. How does dirt get in your house?
  15. 15. Facts About Breathing You breath about 26,000 times a day (16-18 breaths per minute) That is about 150 full bathtubs of air We breath in over a billion small particles a day (1,000,000,000) The average house collects about 2 pounds of dust a week
  16. 16. How does your body filter out the particles?
  17. 17. MucusDried Mucus forms when mucus traps dirt in the nose
  18. 18. Nasal HairNose hairs filter most of the dirt in the air.
  19. 19. Sneezing
  20. 20. Coughing
  21. 21. How to Avoid Air Pollution Yes, we can avoid pollution As Follows Use natural Gases, like lpg autos Do not Burst Crackers Use less Amount of Fuel for Vehicles Avoid using and use electric stoves (bio gas)
  22. 22. Water God’s Valuable Gift
  23. 23. Definition of Water PollutionThe Contamination of water withundesirable substances which make it unfit for usage is termed water Pollution.
  24. 24. Causes of Water Pollution About 40% of Deaths worldwide are caused by Water Pollution. Water Pollution is Caused by organsic and inorganic industrial wastes and affluents discharged into rivers. Noise also causes anxiety stress reacation and fright.
  25. 25. Water Pollution Pictures
  26. 26. Effects of Water Pollution Diseases like Cholera Malaria Typhoid Aquatic life
  27. 27. How to Avoid Water Pollution Rivers should not be used for washing clothes or bathing animals in. Harvesting of Rainwater to meet water requirements. Dams &embankments must be created. The rivers must not be contaminated. In sacred river like Ganga the dead bodies shouldn’t thrown.
  28. 28. NOISELESS ATMOSPHERE Noise can be simply defined as unwanted sound. The sound is pleasant or not depends upon its loudness,duration,rhythm and the mood of the person. Noise pollution not only results in irritation and anger.
  29. 29. Causes of Noise Pollution Traffic Noise Air craft Noise Noise from construction and civil engineering works. Noise from the Industries. Noise from other sources.
  30. 30. See what is this? Picture shows : Noise Pollution
  31. 31. Effects of Noise Pollution Hearing Loss High Blood Pressure Stress Sleep Disturbance Color Blindness
  32. 32. How to Avoid Noise Pollution The Government should ensure the new machines that Should be noise proof. Air ports must be away from residential area. The Sound horn symbol is to be in School Roads.
  33. 33. Prevention of Noise Pollution Pleasant Home Bhagavan Baba says “Silent is God”. We need to talk sweetly to others. Talk Less Work More. Sound affects our ears so loud noise should be avoided. 90 80 70 60 50 East 40 West 30 North 20 10 0 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr
  34. 34. Definition of Land Pollution One fourth of area covered by sewage and waste materials is Called Land pollution. Land is a part of earth which is occupied by people for shelter,occuption etc…
  35. 35. Causes of Land PollutionWe can classify major sources that leads to land contamination by following Ways: Mining and quarrying Sewage waste Household Garbage Industrial Waste
  36. 36. Land pollution pictures
  37. 37. Effects of Land Pollution The contaminated Land Cannot be used to construct houses Man cannot use them for farming Ground water will get Affected House hold Garbage like throwing Plastic,unwanted material etc leads to unhygeinic environment…
  38. 38. Prevention of Land Pollution More and more land should be brought under farming Trees should be planted everywhere. Waste matter should be disposed immediately Avoid drilling the Land for more underground water. Avoid using more fertilizers and Pesticides.
  39. 39. Things To Be “AVOIDED”