What Is Environmental Pollution?
Environmental pollution is generally known as the introduction of harmful materials into the environment,
but this definition in not wholly correct; if you want to answer the question, you have to take note and include these three major points involved in environmental pollution below:
- Introduction of harmful material into the environment
- Causation of harm to human, plant or animal life.
- Degradation or damage to the environment.
The above points are a must-add in defining environmental pollution, skipping any of the points may not define the term properly.
Therefore environmental pollution means the introduction of harmful substances into the environment which causes degradation or damage to the environment, humans, plants and animals.
You can define it also in your own words and it would be better you craft your own definition so you can put yourself in a situation that would let you feel the harm done to the environment by pollution and polluters.
These pollutants introduced into the environment are mostly from human activities so this problem can also be said to be harm done to humans by humans.
For the purpose of reducing eliminating pollution in the environment so many environmental agencies have been formed as the problem of polluting the environment has been on the increase due to a lack in awareness and interest in environment related issues as people put more interest in developing modern facilities and erecting structures while ignoring the environmental effects of their activities.
To foster environmental awareness and care, universities have introduced environmental-related courses, if you are an environmental lover, you can take a look at some scholarship programs available in environmental-related courses.
The pollutio of the environment of the environment is not something natural but it is man-made, so every hand should on deck to reduce and elimate this problem.
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