WHAT IS POLLUTION? Pollution is the introduction of harmful chemicals into our environment that causes harm or discomfort to the ecosystem that is physical systems or living organisms. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light.
TYPES OF POLLUTION Air pollution Water pollution Noise pollution Land pollution
AIR POLLUTION Air pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological materials that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms, or cause damage to the natural or built environment, into the atmosphere.
WATER POLLUTION Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies. Water pollution occurs when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into water bodies. Water pollution affects plants and organisms living in these bodies of water. In almost all cases the effect is damaging not
Noise pollution Noise pollution is excessive, displeasing human, animal or machine-created environmental noise that disrupts the activity or balance of human or animal life. The word noise comes from the Latin word nauseas, meaning seasickness.
LAND POLLUTION Land pollution is the degradation of Earths land surfaces often caused by human activities and their misuse of land resources. It occurs when waste is not disposed properly. Health hazard disposal of urban and industrial wastes, exploitation of minerals, and improper use of soil by inadequate agricultural practices are a few factors. Urbanization and industrialization are major causes of land pollution. The Industrial