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Environmental Pollution

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Air Pollution

This note contains detail information about air pollution its causes, effects, and solution. Pollution is the undesirable change in the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the environment which adversely affects the biotic community (plants, animals, and human). The pollutants are the materials that cause pollution in the environment. An undesirable change in the physical, chemical or biological characteristics of air is called air pollution.

Water pollution and Soil pollution

This note contains detail information about water pollution and soil pollution along with its effects, causes, and prevention. Degradation in the quality of water is called water pollution.Water pollution affects drinking water, rivers, lakes and oceans all over the world. Land pollution is the degradation of earth's surface. Land pollution kills the useful organisms like an earthworm.

Effects of pesticides on pollution

This note contains detail information about pesticides, type of pesticides, its effects and alternatives to pesticides. A pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest. The pests may be insects, nematodes, rodents, weeds, fungus etc. The biological control of pest has traditionally meant regulation by natural enemies such as predators, parasites, and pathogens.