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Below are 51 Shocking facts on Pollution. Fact 34: Cadmium is a dangerous pollutant that kills foetus’ sex organ cells. It is widespread in many things that we eat and drink. Fact 1: Pollution is one of the biggest killers, affecting more than 100 million worldwide. Fact 12: Children contribute to only 10% of the world’s pollution but are prone to 40% of global disease.

Fact 3 : At least 70% of lakes and rivers in China are polluted, and more than half are too polluted for human us.

Series: Facts On. Members. Examines the growing problem of waste disposal and alternatives to such methods as landfills and garbage dumps. Recently added by. PVlibrary, IC School, City Science, ganderlibrary, hgcslibrary.

The effects of air pollution on human health can vary widely depending on the pollutant, according to Hugh Sealy, professor and director of the environmental and occupational health track at the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University, St. George's, Grenada. If the pollutant is highly toxic, the effects on health can be widespread and severe.

Here are some lesser-known facts about plastic you really need to know. TopicsEnvironment Pollution Plastic pollution Extinction Plastic Waste Recycling Litter Plastic bottles Microplastics Plastic Bottles Plastic packaging. 1. Since the 1950s, around . billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide. According to a report from the Guardian, an estimated . billion tons of plastic have been produced since the 1950s - that’s equivalent to the weight of more than 800,000 Eiffel Towers.

Examines the growing problem of waste disposal and alternatives to such methods as landfills and garbage dumps

Facts on Domestic Waste and Industrial Pollutants (Facts on Series) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0531109120

ISBN: 0531109127

Author: Hugh Johnstone

Category: Math and Science

Subcategory: Environment

Language: English

Publisher: Franklin Watts (February 1, 1990)

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