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Air Pollution

The Human Impact On Air Pollution

Air pollution can have both man-made and natural sources. The Eyjafjallajokul volcano in Iceland and Mount St. Helen in Washington...

How Do Factories Pollute the Air?

Industrial pollution is one of the primary sources of environmental contamination. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

Types of Environmental Pollutants

Pollution is a significant problem facing the environment. As the world's population continues to grow, so does the amount of ...

The 15 Most Deadly Countries for Air Pollution

The 15 Most Deadly Countries for Air Pollution. When we think about threats to our health, common diseases and crime rates usually come to mind. But there’s something more lethal that’s literally surrounding you at all times: air pollution. Exposure to PM2.5, or fine particle pollution caused by tiny solid and liquid droplets in the air, is today's leading environmental factor of death. According to the State of Global Air 2017 report, created by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s Global Burden of Disease Project and the Health Effects Institute, PM2.5 is responsible for approximately 4.2 million deaths every year. That makes it the 5th highest death risk among factors such as smoking, diet and high blood pressure. If you’re curious to see which countries have the deadliest air, here’s the State of Global Air’s list of the 16 countries with the highest levels of fine particle pollution.

The Effects of Non Biodegradable Products

Items that break down over time naturally, like food scraps or paper, are biodegradable. According to the World Wildlife Foundatio...
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