Some of the ways to stop pollution include recycling, better disposal of waste, reforestation, telecommuting, the use of renewable energy, creating awareness and enacting tough laws against pollution. These are among the... More »

Ocean pollution is caused by numerous industrial and domestic activities, which include oil spills, garbage dumping, sewage and factory-waste disposal and the use of toxic pesticides. These activities pollute the oceans ... 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 »

The Spare the Air program is an educational program of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District of the San Francisco Bay Area to raise awareness of the effects of summer and winter air pollution and provide informati... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution

Water pollution is caused by chemical and industrial waste, agricultural waste, trash, mining activities, waste and sewage water, accidental oil leakage, marine dumping and energy use. Many kinds of human activities caus... More »

Water pollution can occur via several mechanisms, but the most common causes are dumping industrial waste and sewage into bodies of water, along with the use of toxic substances in agriculture that runs off into rivers. ... More »

Proper disposal of trash in the home and the community is one way to reduce water pollution. Trash, pet waste and other debris littering streets may eventually flow into lakes and rivers via gutters and storm drains. More »