Effects Of Environmental Pollution

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Despite the rapid growing pace of the modern world’s industrialization, the issues we are confronted with are becoming increasingly severe. While the GDP growth is rising in a stupendous trajectory, the probability of a forthcoming catastrophe happening caused by negative outcomes of the industrialization is rising simultaneously. For instance, pollution is a negative outcome produced by the rapid industrialization. We will be mainly investigating on pollution, the effects and causes. In reference(Environmental Pollution | Nakato Lewis - Academia.edu), Pollution is the contaminated of a natural environment that can cause adverse changes to our surroundings, it is the process of making land, water, air or other parts of the environment unsanitary,…show more content…
The aggravation of air quality can cause diseases, allergies and even death to living organisms. Carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, is the main cause of global warming. Though animals emit carbon dioxide when they breathe, carbon dioxide is widely considered to be a pollutant when associated with cars, planes, power plants, and other human activities that involve the burning of fossil fuels such as gasoline and natural gas. According to a non-profitable organization National Geographic, it indicates that in the past 150 years, such activities have pumped enough carbon dioxide into the atmosphere to raise its levels higher than they have been for hundreds of thousands of years. Also, the natural absorber of carbon dioxide, plants, have been tremendously affected by deforestation, in addition, resulting in more carbon dioxide to reside in our…show more content…
There are also two different ways in which pollution can occur. If pollution comes from a single location, or a specific location, it is known as point-source pollution. Other examples of point source pollution include an oil spill from a tanker, a discharge from a factory chimney, or just plain waste (throwing away possible resources). On the other hand, a vast amount of water also gets polluted not from one single source, but from many different sources. This is called nonpoint-source pollution. Most non-point pollution occur as results of runoffs. When rain and melted snow flow through, they will possibly integrate all the contaminants that they are contacted with. These pollutants such as oil left by the cars, asphalt are all sources of a non-point pollution. Therefore, when you see a rain-bow colored surface of a puddle, you are actually seeing a non-point

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