Question: Explain pollution effect on human health.
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Subject : Environmental Engineering 1

Topic : Air Pollution / Noise Pollution

Difficulty : Low

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modified 9 months ago  • written 9 months ago by gravatar for Abhishek Tiwari Abhishek Tiwari50
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All the living get affected by the air pollution. It also caused long term effect on the climate.

Air pollution effect are as follows :

1. On Human Health

Air pollution cause long term and short term effects on human health. Some of the noticeable effects are as follows

1) Irritation of eyes, throat and nose.

2) Irritation of the respiratory system.

3) The mercury from combustion of fossil fuel affects the nerves, brain and kidney.

4) Breathing toxic air may cause cancer.

2. On Vegetation

Direct use of particles on the agriculture plant and also through the suspended particles in air may effect vegetation like affect their growth and metabolic activities by destroying chlorophyll and also disrupting photosynthesis.

3. On Animals

When animals consume the particulate coated plants they get affected, resulting into illness or death.

4. On Material

The acid gases like O3, SO2, NO2 affect the strength of the textile.

The building material get a affected by SO2 and Acid rains.

The paints get decoloured by SO2 and H2S.

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