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 »

Many human activities cause pollution, habitat destruction and climate change, all of which are destructive to ecosystems. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the use of pesticides and fertilizers on farms has increase... More »

There is research indicating that air pollution is responsible for 2 million deaths around the world, according to The Huffington Post. In regards to the environment, also notes that plastics are one of the prim... More » Science Environmental Science Human Impact

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 » Science Environmental Science Pollution