Most air pollution caused by human activities is the result, whether directly or indirectly, of burning fuels in a furnace or engine. Examples of fuels burned that produce air pollution are coal, natural gas, oil and gas... More »

Some causes of personal pollution include using chemicals when gardening, littering and not disposing of substances like antifreeze correctly. Causes of personal pollution vary between households, as do the solutions. Fo... More »

A study published in 2007 by Cornell University purports air, water and soil pollution cause 40 percent of the world's deaths because this pollution increases the spread of human disease. Factors relating to the deaths i... More »

Some of the major causes of air pollution include burning of fossil fuels, agricultural activities, exhaust from industries, vehicle fumes, mining operations and indoor pollutants. Air pollution has a negative impact on ... More »

Some of the main causes of pollution include industrial emissions, poor disposal of wastes, mining, deforestation, use of fossil fuels and agricultural activities. Pollution can affect the air, the land and water bodies ... More »

Some common causes of air pollution are second-hand tobacco smoke, agricultural fertilizer application, fuel combustion from transportation, and industrial processes such as mining, fuel refinery and chemical manufacturi... More »

Nuclear pollution is caused by a range of human activities that relate to the creation of fuel for nuclear energy and the construction of nuclear weapons. The process of mining and processing uranium ores to create fuel ... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution