The effects of ocean pollution include an interruption in the reproductive cycle of animals; injury, illness and death in marine life; disruption of photosynthesis and illnesses in humans. The ocean's adaptation methods,... More »

Pollution can damage trees, plants, crops, lakes and other waterways, oceans, coral reefs, animals and people. This applies to air pollution, pollution through toxic chemicals, litter in the ocean, pollution from pestici... More »

Industrial pollution is the contamination of the environment by businesses, particularly plants and factories, that dump waste products into the air and water. Industrial waste is one of the largest contributors to the g... More »

Noise pollution has many adverse affects on humans, including stress-related illnesses, hearing loss, sleep disruption, speech interference and loss of productivity, according to eSchoolToday. Perhaps the most acute prob... More »

Air pollution can cause a variety of illnesses in humans, including asthma, lung cancer, heart disease and even reproductive and developmental disorders. It can also compromise the immune system by overworking the respir... More »

Radioactive pollution primarily impacts health, contributing to the rise of illnesses such as lung cancer, skin cancer and thyroid cancer, along with birth defects and cognitive disabilities. The type and severity of eff... More »

Water pollution causes immense damage to marine life and the death of numerous land animals. It kills more than a million mammals and seabirds every year and has caused around 400 dead zones worldwide. More »

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