Air pollution occurs when a significant amount of harmful chemicals, biological materials or particulate matter is introduced into the atmosphere. Pollutants such as oxides of sulphur and nitrogen can cause serious health hazards. It causes a number of respiratory illnesses and cardiovascular diseases. Exposure to harmful pollutants leads to immune system. Water pollution
The contamination of water bodies by harmful chemicals is known as water pollution. It occurs when contaminants are discharged directly into the water bodies. Exposure to heavy metals from industrial processes can lead to slow development. It can also cause birth defects in the newborn. The toxic compounds in industrial waste can cause immune suppression or reproductive failure. Moreover it also gives rise to a number of water-borne diseases. For example, the virus Hepatitis C attacks the liver causing inflammation. It causes the immune system to break down and makes the person vulnerable to more diseases. Depletion of Ozone
Ozone depletion refers to the thinning of the ozone layer which is the layer of ozone gas that acts as a blanket protecting the earth from the harmful ultraviolet radiations of...