Garbage pollution

 Garbage pollution means littering civic waste particularly household waste into places not designated to dispose it off. It is mainly caused by mismanagement of solid waste when garbage is not lifted from streets and areas to carry it to landfill sites for its final disposal. It all happens owing to poor system of either garbage collection …

Thermal pollution

When water quality is degraded due to change in ambient water temperature it is called thermal pollution which affects the overall water quality and such water termed misfit for consumption especially for drinking purpose. Cause of thermal pollution The main cause of this type of pollution is usage of water as cooling agent by power plants and …

Cost of Pollution

Pollution costs heavily in terms of deaths, environmental damages, financial losses, moral decay and social degradation. If we put this entire cost in quantified term it could be trillions of dollars per year all around the world but here we won’t do that because guesstimates can’t reflect the real cost of pollution. However, a rough estimate …

Land Pollution

Land pollution is not only enemy of land but also of entire habitat of land be it human being, animal or plant. Whatever process, activity, violation, offence or something like that directly or indirectly pollute the land either its surface, its underground, mountains, valleys, cities, towns, villages, roads, bridges, highways, subways, railways etc is called land …

Noise pollution

Noise pollution is created due to sounds above the tolerable limits. Usually it happens when pressure horns are installed and used in vehicles, vehicles and trains are not properly maintained and emit huge noise, machineries of factories exceeds allowable noise limits while operating and undue domestic noise due to high volumes of entertainment based electronic appliances …

Ozone pollution

When ozone – a form of oxygen – hugely concentrates at ground level it creates ozone pollution.  Human beings and plants are quite vulnerable to ozone while this type of pollution is one of the biggest pollution problems in the world. It aggravates in sunny days which otherwise termed nice days in colder countries. Ozone contains oxygen …

Ganges river pollution

The pollution level in river Ganges – the holies water body for Hindu folks – is 3000 times higher than the prescribed limit set by World Health Organization.  It hurts the largest river population in the world. Nearly 450 million people rely on water of Ganges for food, water, bathing, agriculture and religious rituals. Every year …

Nonpoint source pollution

Nonpoint source (NPS) pollutionmeans pollution being caused not from an exact source but like agriculture runoff which pollutes the rivers and other water bodies by getting mixed into them from thousands of acres of agriculture land. Similarly emissions from jet engines are also nonpoint source pollution. It may pertains to air, water and land pollutions because …

River pollution

When industrial effluent, civic wastewater, chemical waste, civic waste, hospital waste, nuclear waste, industrial waste, hazardous waste and agricultural runoff is thrown or dumped directly into the river advertently or inadvertently it causes river pollution affecting the quality of the river water and aquatic environment including fisheries, silt, flora and fauna and other living and non-living …

Earth pollution

Earth pollution occurs whenever we pollute our mother Earth and it adds to its overall pollution level. It means all our polluting activities jointly increase the pollution load on Earth. Unfortunately while doing this we forget that this is the only planet we have where we can live otherwise on rest of the planets survival of …