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All About Pollution

air pollution imageWater, air, noise pollution and many other types of pollution are prevalent around the world. With increased awareness and concern about pollution and environmental issues, many people are learning about, and want to learn more about, the types, causes and what can be done about pollution.

Use this guide to find information about many aspects of pollution in brighthub articles written from many perspectives, including that of engineers, scientists and teachers. Find articles about pollution topics ranging from phytoremediation, marine pollution, and reducing pollution with growing plants, to aids for teaching about pollution.

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Latest Articles on Pollution
Asthma: When the Air Isn't Fit to Breathe

Air pollution has long been an issue worldwide. The effects of "bad air" are taking its toll on the weakest members of society - children and elders. Asthma rates are skyrocketing...

Types of Ocean Pollution

We live on an ocean planet where the seas cover almost 2/3 of the surface. Much of the pollution that we produce finds its way into the sea. This article looks at some of the types...

Understanding & Preventing Water & Air Pollution

All creation needs two vital resources: air and water. Protecting, preserving, and recovering those resources is a task essential to the preservation of life for humans, plants...

Marine Pollution Monitoring via Coastal Surveys

Monitoring the coastal environment for pollution is key to understanding the threat to marine life and aqua-culture from man's activities. Marine pollution monitoring is usually...

Most Popular Articles on Pollution
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    Types of Pollution

    What is pollution? What are the main types of pollution? Learn how pollution occurs and about the major types including water, air, soil and radioactive contamination....

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    Help Reduce Pollution by Growing Plants

    Part of working towards a cleaner planet and reducing the effects of pollution is creating more green material to purify the air and provide a healthier, more sustainable earth. Learn how plants help us...

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    Facts About Land Pollution and the Damages It Causes

    How much do you know about land pollution? The facts include China’s polluted farmlands and how they compare to America’s land contamination problems as well as polluted sites known as...

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    Loss of Natural Resources: Who Is to Blame?

    Human activities are the major reasons why there is loss of natural resources. These natural resources are serving our needs well by providing food, shelter, clothing and energy. Taking these for granted...

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    Putting a Stop to Car Idling: Emissions Worsen Global Warming Conditions

    The call to stop car idling is not just a simple campaign to reduce air pollution and minimize fuel consumption. It’s also reducing the carbon dioxide emissions produced by the car’s catalytic...

More About Pollution
How You Can Reduce Indoor Pollution For Your Children

This article explains the effects of indoor pollution on children and a few easy steps you can take to dramatically reduce it. Products you might already have in your home could be...

Types of Pollution

What is pollution? What are the main types of pollution? Learn how pollution occurs and about the major types including water, air, soil and radioactive contamination....