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  • How is air pollution harmful for environment?

    Posted by Aruja on May 14, 2021 at 11:18 am

    How is air pollution harmful for environment?

    • This discussion was modified 3 years, 1 month ago by  Kidpid.
    Mahima replied 3 years, 1 month ago 4 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Sudesna

    May 14, 2021 at 12:56 pm
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    It can be harmful for our environment by polluting our sources and eventually degrading our resources,they are poisonous and it may impact the mother earth by not letting it breathe properly and forming clogs in the process,clogging the process of progress in the surrounding,impacting its living beings fatally ,impacting their mortality rate and even death,it can cause very grave consequences and always let to other disaster,It can impact the air composition and affect the atmosphere ,leading to stress and inflammed states in human health detrimental for the human survival and deadly for the human existence ,they seem to be no way to escape this,it erodes the protective ozone layer ,leading to problematic and grave consequences laying way to chronic and acute diseases and more new fatal disformities which people take with them through generations.

  • Soniya

    May 14, 2021 at 8:35 pm
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    Air pollution means the degradation of air quality due to the pollution caused by various man made factors.Air pollution has may harmful side effects as it can impact the life of human beings very greatly. Various causes of air pollution are :

    Harmful toxic gases released by various industries.

    Emissions from various vehicles. Vehicles are one of the main cause of air pollution.

    Burning fossil fuels releases gases and chemicals into the air.

    Eruption of volcanoes

    Pollen grains


    Smog : Smog occurs when emissions from combusting fossil fuels react with sunlight.

    Soot, or “particulate matter,” is made up of tiny particles of chemicals, soil, smoke, dust, or allergens, in the form of gas or solids, that are carried in the air.

    •Effects of air pollution :

    Drastic and long-term health effects from air pollution include heart disease, lung cancer, and respiratory diseases such as emphysema.

    Air pollution can also cause long-term damage to people’s nerves, brain, kidneys, liver, and other organs ,damaging them seriously. Some scientists suspect air pollutants cause birth defects in newborns.

    Air pollution also has various detrimental effects on environment and our surroundings. Monuments such as Taj Mahal have turned yellow or showed some of the other defects due to air pollution caused by industries surrounding them.

    Global warming, climate change, smog effect, acid rain, extinction of animal species etc are some of the other detrimental effects that air pollution produces to the environment.

    The constant pollution of the air has very negative effects on nature and on human health. Those long-term and medium-term effects have become problems that are difficult to solve.Both human activity and natural processes can generate air pollution.

    • how to reduce air pollution :

    1.use public transport and start carpooling.

    2.Do not burst crackers.

    3.Walk or cycle short distances and avoid using bikes etc.

    4. Recycle and reuse

    5. Say no to plastic bags.

    6.Avoid smoking and prevent forest fires.

    7. Use filters in chimneys

    8.Treat the industry waste before releasing it in the environment.

    9.use fans instead of AC, as they release Cfc’s in the environment.

    10.Plant more trees.

    Air pollution is a man made phenomenon and it is our responsibility to reduce it. We can do it bta planting more trees and following all the above mentioned steps whole heartedly. Earth is our home and we have to take care of it otherwise it will soon become uninhabitable and human population would perish.

  • Mahima

    May 14, 2021 at 9:55 pm
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    Air contamination is the buildup of pollutants in the atmosphere that are harmful to humans and other living things, or that have an effect on the climate or products.

    The particles present in the air are as called as the pollutant. These particles can come from smoke emitted by cars or trucks. Pollutants are so harmful to your body that sometimes they can cause severe damage to your body.


    1.GLOBAL WARMING: One of the most concerning implications for scientists and environmentalists is global warming. The greenhouse effect, which is caused by the high release of CO2 and methane into the atmosphere, causes global warming. Since manufacturing is responsible for the majority of these gases, social responsibility and intervention by businesses and factories can help.

    2.CLIMATE CHANGE: Another effect of global warming is climate change. As the planet’s temperature rises, the normal climatic processes are disrupted, accelerating the shifts in these cycles in a noticeable manner.

    The mass of the poles is melting as a result of climate change, resulting in floods and increasing sea levels.

    3.ACID RAIN: The harmful gasses or substances which are emitted by factories, automobiles are very poisonous. As those compounds build up in the atmosphere and react with water, they form dilute nitric and sulphuric acid solutions, and when those combine it becomes rain, both the air and the surfaces suffer.

    4.GROUND’S DETERIORATION: Acid rain, climatic change all affect the ground. All the water and toxic gas seep into the ground and change the structure of the soil. It will have a direct impact on agriculture, the food we eat, and the crop cycle.

    5.RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS: Poisonous gasses and harmful pollutants can cause respiratory problems like asthma, cancer. It directly affects the lungs of the person due to which person feels difficulty in breathing.

    6.AFFECT ON BUILDING MATERIAL: Since air contaminants degrade and affect the composition of construction materials, many structures and facilities are damaged, degraded, or demolished at a faster pace over time.

    7.EXTINCTION OF ANIMAL SPECIES: As the ice of the pole is melting and the sea level is rising, the animals whose survival depends upon the ice, sea level are threatened. Ecosystems and forests are now disappearing as a result of deforestation and low soil quality.

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