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Facts About Pollution





  1. Industries and vehicles are considered as major sources of
    pollution and the countries that are contributing most in terms
    of these aspects are China, India and United states. Emissions
    from vehicles are producing around 70% of the air pollution.
    According to the data of 2007, emission of carbon dioxide in
    China was around 6.01 billion tons but it was 5.90 billion tons
    in America. India is one of the top 10 worst pollution producing
    countries in the world. The historical monument TajMahal whose
    color is getting yellow day by day proves the adversity of air
    pollution in India.

  2. According to research made by world health organization,
    around 2.4 million people die every year because of air
    pollution.

  3. Use of pesticides to kill pests and to enhance the growth of
    crop also has adverse effects on human health and environment.
    In US, farmers are using 2.2 billion pounds of pesticides
    annually.

  4. Garbage from land is contaminating water bodies. Many
    industries are still damping their wastes in water bodies like
    lake, oceans or rivers. Bacteria originated because of this are
    responsible for causing of about 250 million water borne
    diseases annually. Due to these diseases 5 to 10 million deaths
    are occurring every year.



   
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