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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Water pollution can stunt, sicken, kill or sterilize aquatic animals and plants. Water pollution affects plants and animals in a variety of ways, depending on the nature of the pollutant in question. Because most polluti... More »

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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 »

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 »

Six types of environmental pollution include land pollution, water pollution, air pollution, thermal pollution, light pollution and noise pollution. These forms of pollution affect the environment in different ways and w... More »

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Proper solid waste management reduces health risks to the public and lessens adverse environmental impacts, such as air, water and land pollution. Some generally accepted methods of waste disposal include using landfills... More »

Improper waste disposal may lead to water pollution, land pollution, loss of biodiversity and exposes residents to health risks. Moreover, improper waste disposal contributes to climate change through release of greenhou... More »