Pollution’s Effects on Animals

Pollution effect on animals

According to the American Heritage Science Dictionary, pollution is defined as, “the contamination of air, water or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms.” Humans are obviously affected by pollution, as seen by disease like asthma or cancer—but animals are victim to its effects too. Many species have experienced pollution events that have … Read morePollution’s Effects on Animals

Effects of Water Pollution

Human Health We all drink water that comes from a source: this may be a lake or local river. In countries that have poor screening and purification practices, people often get water-borne disease outbreaks such as cholera and tuberculosis. Every year, there are an estimated 3–5 million cholera cases and 100,000–120,000 deaths due to cholera. … Read moreEffects of Water Pollution