Anitha Dunga : Subject Matter Expert at Edumarz
Answer : Pollution is the introduction of harmful material into the environment. These harmful materials also can be created by human activity, such as throwing dust into the environment, and also releasing trash produced by the factories into the environment.
Air pollution : air pollution is the mixture of harmful solid particles and gasses into the air. The air pollution is increasing day by day. The human activities that leads to the air pollution are
Use of vehicles like cars, bikes, etc. When these vehicles burn gasoline, it emits pollutants into the air causing air pollution.
Open burning of garbage wastes releases some pollutants into the air which causes air pollution. This type of air pollution leads to serious health issues.
Excessive use of pesticides, insecticides, and fertilizers in agricultural activities are released into the air leading to the air pollution. This causes some health related issues.
Use of volatile organic compounds which are toxic in our homes and living areas causes the release of some pollutants into air which leads to air pollution. This type of pollution causes severe respiratory problems.
Industries emit several pollutants like nitrogen oxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide into air which causes air pollution. These pollutants cause severe health problems.