Today,we are talking about the risks of pollution on our health and the diseasescaused by it. we can all agree thatpollution is a big problem, not only on humans, all the creatures are affectedby all the kinds of pollution. We must avoid it . What is the definition of pollution ? The presence of a harmful substance or poisonous intothe environment that has dangerous effects. Environmentalpollution damages the human health as well as the death of vegetation, and animalsof different kinds.
The emergence of many new environmental phenomena, such as:melting ice, rising ground temperature and low oxygen ratio that causes severedamage to the health of man. Some types of pollution that pose a greatdanger to humans:1- contaminationof water:Thistype occurs as a result of the change in the concentration of water elements,or the change in its condition due to human activity, as a result of oil spillsfrom oil tankers to sea water and oceans, dumping of plant waste and garbage inwater. Some of the diseases caused by this contaminate : kidney diseases suchas renal failure. Urinary tract cancers such as bladder cancer.2- Air pollution: Air pollution is the presenceof a poisonous chemicals in the air, at levels that can create a health risk.
In an general sense, air pollution means the existence of chemicals in theair which are usually not present and which can reduces the quality of the airor cause harmful changes to the quality of life (for example damaging the ozonelayer or causing global warming). The causes ofair pollution mainly are two reasons:1. Naturalcauses: volcanoes, dust storms, fire and especially forest fire.2. Industrialcauses: they are more dangerous than thenatural causes, some of which are as follows:-Oil industriesand their exhaust-Smoking-Pesticides andthe resulting .Thereare organizations that are specializing in environmental protection, such asEcho Canada.If pollution is a verybig problem because it poses big threats on earth, harms humans, animals andaffects the ozone layer. Be a part of ending all the kindsof pollution to live a healthy and harmless life.
What you can do to reduce the pollution:There are many choices that we can make every day in order to helpmake a difference in reducing pollution.Here are some effortless steps you can take:1- walk or ride a bike to work or theshops instead of driving. Cars Motor emissionsis the most significant source of most common air pollutants.2- Choose a fuel-efficient vehiclenext time you are changing your car. 3- Save energy, by turning off the television and make sure you turnoff the light when you leave the room.Not only you will save money on your electricity bill, you will reduce emissionsfrom coal-fired electricity plants.4- Buy energy -efficient appliances. Check the energy rating labelwhen buying new or second hand electrical appliances.
5- Use environmentally friendly cleaning products.