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Types of Pollution and Its Deadly Effects

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Pollution is considered one of the most dangerous problems in the world. It has many reasons and deadly effect. So it must be fought severely. Pollution has become a major issue over the years. It has caused death, disease, and many health problems. It is a major concern of our world today and not much is being done to prevent it. If not all, a lot of pollution is caused by humans. There are different types like industrial, agricultural, etc. Many people are realizing now the threat that pollution poses to humans.


CHAPTER ONE: Types of pollution
There are many types of pollution like:
  * Air pollution: Air pollution is a problem all over the world. What is air pollution? It's introduction of harmful substances or products in the environment that can occur normally or artificially. In fact, air pollution contributes to other forms of pollution such as: water pollution, soil contamination........ Etc... Air pollution is a serious threat due to the production of many different such as: car exhaust, factory smoke. The first major cause of air pollution is car exhausts which lead to about 45 to 50 % of the total air pollution. Many black gases produced by unfiltered car exhaust may cause many health problems such as asthma or in extreme causes, could eventually lead to difficulty in breathing. One of the hydrocarbons produced is Carbon monoxide (CO) which is one of the most dangerous gases resulting in many health problems. Also it affects children mostly by making them handicapped as it affects young people brains.
  * Water pollution: Water pollution is one of the worst forms of pollution in the world. For example, take a look at a glass of water. It may seem clear, but there are really millions of microscopic contaminants floating in it. And covers about 70% of the earth's surface by water, and water is a very dynamic system, any change in the content of the normal can affect the local water, regional, and worldwide at the end....


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