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 »

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 effects of land pollution include soil pollution, negative environmental impacts, health hazards and air pollution. Another effect of land pollution includes unusual weather activity, such as acid rain. 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 » Science Environmental Science Pollution