1- What does pollution mean
2-A great problem
3-survival of living things
4-Man and society
5-reckless sciense and technology
6-Taj Mahal in Agra
7-Causes of Pollution
8- Pollution in developing countries
The word pollute means to destroy the purity of things. They make everything dirty. Pollution, today, has become a great problem which is destroying the cleanliness of the air, the oceans and the land, threatens the survival of living things. Man is dependent upon other forms of life, upon corn and upon animal flesh and must Jearn to respect nature and the earth. Pollution is the result of reckless science and violent technology.
It is more visible in its various forms in the advanced societies of the West. It can be seen in the discriminate cultivation of land, the destruction of forests and in the determinatitm of active species, industrial wastes and automatic comission represent a major and perhaps lasting hazard to life.
Atmospheric pollution as a result of emissions of carbon monoxide, sulphur dixides and hydrocarbons has become the subject of growing concern and has led to increasing pressed for restrictions on the burning of fossil fuels.
It is estimate that currently more than 20 million tons of carbon dioxide /minta Publications being released in the atmosphere in this way every year. The discharge of these air pollutatants is infecting river, lakes and oceans. The world "pollution" has entered the vocabulary of the developing countries and people are paying more attention to its causes and consequences . Pakistan has high rate of population growth.
All the factories give off smoke and gases as part of their normal operation and have a harmful effect on the health of the people living in the surroundings. Very often these chemical poisons are carried for miles in the air and pollute the atmosphere. The Taj Mahal at Agra is already suffering the ugly effect of the fumes’Oemanation from the industrial complex in its vicinity. When buildings have bad effects of pollutions, what will become of human beings.
This factor is of grave concern because world depends on its waterways for the fulfilment of scrmany of its needs. The confused roaring of vehicular preys upon the nerves and robs the citizen of his basic right to rest and peace.
Auto rickshaws, buses and trucks leaving dark trails of carbon monoxide are common sight in big cities of the country. Man must establish and maintain a beneficial relationship with rest of nature. All activities which pollute the earth or waste its resumes must be curtailed. If we fail to accept a new morelity, we are doomed to frustration.