Causes Of Environmental Pollution

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Environmental Pollution “is the undesired spread of toxic chemicals into the aquatic and terrestrial habitats of the world” (Reference). Pollution poses a threat to the health of civilians, harms our environment, and is the number one threat that we are faced upon. There are multiple types of pollution that affect our environment daily which include air, land, water, thermal, noise, and light. These various types of pollution all contribute to the overall factor of how detrimental pollution is. Not only does pollution have an affect on society, but it also takes a huge toll on our environment. With there being different types of pollution, “air pollution is by far the most harmful form of pollution in our environment. Air pollution is caused by injurious smoke emitted by cars, buses, trucks, trains, and factories” (UCCEE). Air pollution is…show more content…
Causes of environmental pollution include industries, transportation, agriculture, and construction of homes. Industries “have been polluting our environment especially since the beginning of the industrial revolution” (Rinkesh). The cause of pollution by industries is due to the high use of fossil fuels. Within transportation “pollution of the environment has become higher and higher” (Rinkesh). Fossil fuels are the main cause that contributes to the pollution of transportation. The cause of agriculture is due to “the increased use of pesticides, as well as by the intensive character of its production” (Rinkesh). A majority of pesticides are created from chemicals that harm the environment. When homes are built “natural environment has to be destroyed in one way or another. Wildlife and plants are driven away and replaced by human constructions” (Rinkesh). Seeing the factors that are the cause of environmental pollution is really catastrophic and being a witness of the issue, I must say that I myself have experienced adverse
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