Air pollution harms animals as a result of direct exposure to contaminants and destruction of their habitats, food and water sources. For instance, acid rain, which forms when pollutants in the atmosphere combine with pr... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution

Air pollution affects plants through various ways including acidification, eutrophication and ground-level ozone. Chemicals react with air to form compounds that cause harm to vegetation. Air pollutants, including sulfur... More »

Air pollution causes acid rain, reduces visibility, damages wildlife, contributes to eutrophication and depletion of the ozone layer. In addition, air pollution leads to global warming hence resulting in global climate c... More »

Air pollution is a problem because it can cause damage to animals, trees, plants, crops and water sources in the environment. Pollution in the air causes problems for aviation because it reduces visibility, while also be... More »

Land pollution is the destruction or degradation of Earth's surface and soil often directly or indirectly as a result of human activities. More »

Pollution affects animals by destroying their habitats, poisoning them, forcing them to migrate and causing disease or vulnerability. Pollution can be in the air, water or on land. 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 » Science Environmental Science Pollution