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Air pollution

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Air pollution

  1. 1. AIR POLLUTION
  2. 2. What is air pollution? Air pollution is made up of different types of chemicals and gases. It occurs in our atmosphere.
  3. 3. What causes air pollution?
  4. 4. MAIN CAUSE: Vehicles
  5. 5. THEN:Industry
  6. 6. Why is airpollution bad?
  7. 7. Medical ReasonsCauses stroke, heart and respiratory problems. As well as asthma, chronic bronchitis and cancer.
  8. 8. Global WarmingEarth’s temperature rises → melts the polar ice caps → sea level rises → flooding.
  9. 9. Reduces Ozone Layer It loses its ability to protect us from harmful UV rays.
  10. 10. Acid RainKills plants and animals.
  11. 11. How can we fightagainst air pollution?
  12. 12. Use of hybrid or electrical vehicles.
  13. 13. Use of green energy
  14. 14. Air Pollution in SPAIN
  15. 15. Approximately 80% ofSpain’s air pollution is caused by vehicles
  16. 16. This is a picture of Madrid’s “grey beret”: Airpollution that hangs over the city during periods of dry weather
  17. 17. Air pollution is above legal limits in over 50 cities.More than 15million people breathecontaminated air in Spain.
  18. 18. POLLUTION
  19. 19. NOISE POLLUTION
  20. 20. What is noise pollution?All types of sound nuisance that are caused by various sources.
  21. 21. What causes noise pollution?
  22. 22. Industrial machines
  23. 23. Aircrafts
  24. 24. Street Traffic
  25. 25. Railroads
  26. 26. Music
  27. 27. How is noise level measured? Noise level is measured in decibels (dB).
  28. 28. According to the World Health Organisation,exposure to any noise above 65dB is considered to be harmful to our health.
  29. 29. WHY IS NOISEPOLLUTION BAD?
  30. 30. IT AFFECTS OUR HEALTH
  31. 31. Learning Difficulties
  32. 32. Sleeplessness
  33. 33. TinnitusA constant ringing sound in the ear
  34. 34. High Blood Pressure
  35. 35. Memory Deterioration
  36. 36. Increased Stress and Irritability
  37. 37. Hearing Problems
  38. 38. IT AFFECTS OUR ENVIRONMENT
  39. 39. Birds They need to calllonger and louder. They find it difficult to locate prey. Intense noise can affect growth of chickens and egg production
  40. 40. Squid, Octopus and CuttlefishSever damage is caused to their auditory structures with low frequency sounds.
  41. 41. Dairy CowsExcessive noise affects milk production.
  42. 42. PlantsNoise can also interfere with pollination and seed spreading.
  43. 43. HOW CAN WE REDUCE NOISE POLLUTION?
  44. 44. Thermal double glazing for windows can help reduce street noise.
  45. 45. Sound insulation on rooftops for aircraft noise.
  46. 46. Wearing ear plugs to reduce noise
  47. 47. NOISEPOLLUTION IN SPAIN
  48. 48. Spain is recognised as one of the “noisiest countries in Europe”
  49. 49. Spain, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) data, is the secondnoisiest country in the world after Japan. So, 70% of the Spanish population suffers "unacceptable" noise levels.
  50. 50. Let’s not be the joke of theUniverse. Make Earth feel proud.National Geographic
  51. 51. If we intend to provide a better life, and abetter world, for future generations, wecant ignore the quality of the environmentwe leave them.~ John Kasich, politician
  52. 52. The environmental crisis is a global problem, and only global action will resolve it. ~ Barry Commoner, biologist

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