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Polluted Environment

  • Date Submitted: 04/02/2011 07:04 PM
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Nowadays, the environment is being seriously polluted. The environmental pollution is some substances or form of energy in sufficient concentration to harm living things or the environment. It is created by individuals, communities and by industries that collect and dispose of pollutants improperly. There are three types of pollutants: air, water, and soil
Air pollution
Nowadays the world’s industries   have been developing, which leads to many problems, especially to the air. Everyday, tons of emissions is emitted from factories, means of transport and some man-made gases, used in everything from refrigerators and aerosols to fire extinguishers, are floating up into the ozone layer and destroying the ozone. Burning garbage and woods is also a big problem that we are facing.
Water pollution
Water pollution is one of the world's worst forms of pollution. Approximately 70% of the earth's surface are covered by water. Water is a very dynamic system, any change in its normal content could affect local, regional, and eventually worldwide water. Oil is one of the world's biggest pollutants. It is usually spilled or leaked from land or rivers and flows from them to the sea or ocean. It has endangered the marine life and may lead to its extinction .Gradually it will affect other species lives, including human.
Soil pollution
Soil pollution mainly is a result of penetration of harmful pesticides and insecticides, which on one hand serve whatever their main purpose is, but on the other hand, bring about deterioration in the soil quality, thus making it contaminated and unfit for use. Insecticides and pesticides are not to be blamed alone for soil pollution, but there are many other leading causes of soil pollution too. What causes soil pollution? Industrial wastes, such as harmful gases and chemicals, agricultural pesticides, fertilizers and insecticides are the most important causes of soil pollution. Unfavorable and harmful irrigation practices. Leakages from sanitary...

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