Air Pollution

Air pollution which is bad for your body

Explanation (Air Pollution)

Air pollution is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or other harmful materials into Earth's atmosphere, causing disease, death to humans, damage to other living organisms such as animals and food crops, or the natural or built environment.

Statistics

The same report by the World Health Organization states that an average of 2 million people are killed worldwide every year due to air pollution.

Cause & Effect

Cause-It occurs when any harmful gases, dust, smoke enters into the atmosphere and makes it difficult for plants, animals and humans to survive as the air becomes dirty.

Effect- Burning of Fossil Fuels, Agricultural activities, mining Operation, Indoor Pollution, Exhaust from factories and industries.

ways to reduce (Air pollution)

  • Conserve energy – remember to turn off lights, computers, and electric appliances when not in use.
  • Use energy efficient light bulbs and appliances.
  • Participate in your local utility’s energy conservation programs.
  • Limit driving by carpooling, using public transportation, biking and walking.
  • Combine errands for fewer trips.
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