Free Essays on Soil Pollution

  1. soilpollution 130304065304 phpapp02

    SOIL POLLUTION & IT’S REMEDIES Environmental Science CONTENTS • What is Soil..? • What is soil pollution ? • How is it caused ? • Types of soil pollution . • What are the effects of soil pollution ? • How can we control soil pollution ? What is Soil..?? • Soil is the thin layer of organic and inorganic...

  2. Soil Pollution

    Soil Pollution The process of contamination of the land surface of the earth is referred to as land pollution. It results from human activities that cause imbalance in nature. Dumping human and industrial waste harmful agricultural practices and exposing the land to harmful chemicals leads to the...

  3. Soil Pollution

    SOIL POLLUTION INTRODUCTION Soil is the thin layer of organic and inorganic materials that covers the Earth's rocky surface. The organic portion, which is derived from the decayed remains of plants and animals, is concentrated in the dark uppermost topsoil. The inorganic...

  4. Soil Pollution

    What Is Soil Pollution? Soil pollution comprises the toxic waste of soils with resources, mostly chemicals that are out of place or are present at concentrations advanced than normal which may have unpleasant effects on humans or other organisms. However, soil pollution is also caused by resources...

  5. Pollution

    POLLUTION! Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally...

  6. Land Pollution

    Cabuyao College of Business Administration and Accountancy Land Pollution LAND POLLUTION [pic] [pic] Land Pollution Land pollution is basically about contaminating the land surface of the earth through dumping urban...

  7. pollution

    POLLUTION Pollution is when something is added to the environment that is harmful or poisonous to people, animals and other living things.in other words pollution is the contamination of the environment. Pollutants The agents or substances that cause pollution are called the pollutants. The major...

  8. Sources of Environmental Pollution

    Sources of Environmental Pollution Fossil Fuel Sources of Environmental Pollution Fossil Fuel Pollution In modern industrialized societies, fossil fuels (oil, gas, coal) transcended virtually all imaginable barriers and firmly established themselves in our everyday lives. Not only do we use...

  9. The Hazardous Effects of Pollution to the Environment and Human Health.Docx Uploaded Successfully

    Hazardous Effects of Pollution to the Environment and Human Health Abstract Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that causes adverse change. It can take the form of chemical substances or energy. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign...

  10. Pollution

    Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). Water pollution occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects plants and organisms...

  11. Ecology - title

    solution for accidental spills and leaks is to create additional safety protocol using both computerized and human detection systems. Water Pollution Water pollution is a growing problem globally. According to the Thinkquest website, large industries including those that make chemicals and plastics dump...

  12. Pollution

    more vital as compared to our home? The term pollution means addition of any substance which alters the quality of the environment. Substances which cause pollution or alter the natural quality of the air, water and soil are called pollutants. Hence, pollution may be defined as the ‘contamination of the...

  13. Soil Pollution

    Soil pollution!! One of the gravest problems existing on the earth. Well, (on the earth?), the earth itself is getting contaminated and polluted! Collectively, aren't we all responsible for this? The conquest of utilizing land and soil resources and conducting experiments on it, for our benefits, is...

  14. Pollution

    POLLUTION A 13 page document made by M.Umair Khan Niazi. INDEX Pollution is one of the major problems which our Earth now faces as it causes many diseases and is the cause of many cancers and plagues. To avoid polluting the environment we have to stay and maintain cleanliness in our environment. Our...

  15. Yohoy

    could not do anything else. I told my parents what I saw and she was wondered if the state know about that factory and the pollution of the ground and water. I wanted to sleep, but I was thinking to that place and that factory! What people were there? Maybe...

  16. Malaysian Studies Group Assignment Effects

    is that of environmental pollution, increasing with every passing year and causing grave and irreparable damage to the earth. Environmental pollution consists of five basic types of pollution, namely, air, water, soil, noise and light. (Abandoned Environment, 2015) Pollution effects are indeed many and...

  17. Pollution

    Water Pollution Water pollution involves any contaminated water, whether from chemical, particulate, or bacterial matter that degrades the water's quality and purity. Water pollution can occur in oceans, rivers, lakes, and underground reservoirs, and as different water sources flow together the pollution...

  18. Land Polution

    Land Pollution Land pollution is basically about the contamination and degradation of the land surface and soil of the earth, due to misuse. This contamination is caused by a number of factors. Read more about it in the following paragraphs. Pollution is the process that introduces contaminants into...

  19. geo ppt 1

    SOIL POLLUTION BY-Subodh Pandey Introduction to Pollution Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can...

  20. Soil Pollution

    What Is Soil Pollution? [pic] What Is Soil Pollution? Soil pollution results from the build up of contaminants, toxic compounds, radioactive materials, salts, chemicals and cancer-causing agents. The most common soil pollutants are hydrocarbons, heavy metals (cadmium, lead, chromium, copper, zinc...

  21. unforgetable memory

    ON THE ECOSYSTEM The activities include: 1. Bush Clearing; Exposes the soil to erosion Leaching of mineral salts Prolonged exposure of soil surface may lead to desertification in areas of low rainfall Increase in soil temperature which speeds up the rate of humus decay May lead to global warming...

  22. soil pollution

    SOIL POLLUTION Definition: Soil pollution is defined as the build-up in soils of persistent toxic compounds, chemicals, salts, radioactive materials, or disease causing agents, which have adverse effects on plant growth and animal health. Soil is the thin layer of organic and inorganic materials...

  23. soil pollution

    Definition of Soil Pollution Pollution comes in many forms, and one form of pollution can often increase other forms, such as when rain washes solid waste off the surface of the ground and into water. Soil pollution is a rather insidious form of contamination because of both the range of pollutants...

  24. Population , Ecosystem , and Mortality Biology Notes

    Earliest species in a habitat are called pioneer species. These begin the succession as the habitat changes. There remains add to the developing soil. This builds the soil for later species that require better conditions to grow. -One of the key factors in populations succeeding relates to the biotic potential...

  25. Adrenal Gland

    Agricultural pollution From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Agricultural pollution refers to biotic and abiotic byproducts of farming practices that result in contamination or degradation of the environment and surrounding ecosystems, and/or cause injury to humans and...

  26. Climate Change

    it is available for all to make use of, and its endless usage contributes to air pollution. However, it's complex and dynamic combination of gases is required for life. Currently, there are two unique types of air pollution primary and secondary. The primary side is sulfur dioxide. This gas is produced...

  27. Poll

    Pollution is when something is added to the environment that is harmful or poisonous to living things. Smoke in the air from factories is a type of pollution as it is bad for the lungs when breathed in. Sewage in drinking water is another type of pollution, as it can make people ill because it contains...

  28. Chemistry Queston and Answer

    Q12. What is known s air pollution? A12. The contamination of the air by harmful gas such as (CO2, C, CO, NO2, and SO2) they are called pollutants. Q13. List any three human activities hat you think would lead to air pollution A13. Industrial smoke, burning...

  29. Conservation of Natural Resources

    Conservation Of Natural Resourses Natural Resources Conservation Summary: Water pollution remains one of the most visible and persistent signs of our impact on the natural world. Cleanup of some older pollutants has been offset by new contaminants that threaten freshwater ecosystems and foul our...

  30. pollutions

    POLLUTIONS Environmental issues become one of the top topics nowadays. Environmental issues like pollution, climate change, global warning and deforestation are being discussed this day. Pollution is one of biggest concern in the environmental issues because it covers all which are water pollution,...