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Pollution.Care blog puts the spotlight on one of the biggest, global problems – toxic pollution. Millions of people are at risk in some of the world’s worst polluted places.

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

Why is Amazon Forest burning up?

The Amazon forest is burning up at an alarming rate. Satellite images published by NASA show devastating fires in the Amazon between the borders of Paraguay and Brazil. The images come only a week after the director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) was dismissed by Jair Bolsonaro’s government in the midst of a controversy over … Read moreWhy is Amazon Forest burning up?

Amazon rainforest fire: G7 to release funds for fire-fighting planes

International leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to provide logistical and financial support to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said G7 countries would release $22m (£18m). However, President Jair Bolsonaro said Mr Macron’s plan of an “alliance” to “save” the Amazon treated Brazil “as if we were a … Read moreAmazon rainforest fire: G7 to release funds for fire-fighting planes

What is Air Pollution?

Pollution is now a commonplace term, that our ears are attuned to. We hear about the various forms of pollution and read about it through the mass media. Air pollution is one such form that refers to the contamination of the air, irrespective of indoors or outside. A physical, biological or chemical alteration to the air in the … Read moreWhat is Air Pollution?

The Importance of Protecting Mother Earth

What is Mother Earth? Mother Earth is defined as “the earth considered as the source of all its living beings and inanimate things.” The expression of Mother Earth or sometimes called “Mother Nature” comes from ancient religious or mythical backgrounds. They spoke of their mothers and fathers who described and embodied the unknown or supernatural … Read moreThe Importance of Protecting Mother Earth

Indore garbage landfill site converted into garden

Planting Tree

Indore has converted its garbage landfill site into a garden with a composite plan of waste management through which the garbage is used to generate both fuel and manure. It strives to become a “zero landfill” and “garbage-free” city with eco-friendly disposal of garbage through the use of modern technology that includes a plant for … Read moreIndore garbage landfill site converted into garden