Pollution

Atmospheric Pollution

Caused by combustion, exhaust fumes, livestock, waste dumps

Effects:

  • smoke, which damages air quality
  • carbon dioxide and Methane, which cause climate change
  • sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, which mix with rainwater to form acid rain
  • carbon monoxide, which is poisonous to humans and animals

Water Pollution

Caused by deposition of substances into seas, lakes, rivers

Effects:

  • sewage and oil, which destroy habitats and kill animals
  • fertilisers and pesticides, which damage ecosystems
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