Pollock 1 Nicholas Pollock" " Chemistry I Honors" Mrs. Larkin" Period 3" " " " " " " A Pest in Our Side! " " " " " " " " " " 1 Pollock 2 " Abstract Palm Beach County has an extensive array of dangerous chemicals and pollutants that plague our environment. These can be very dangerous, because many are carcinogenic and have detrimental effects on the health of our citizens. It is important for the people to be aware of these, so that they can act accordingly. Some of these pollutants and hazards may be particularly strong in specific places, and that may affect decisions when people choose where they want to live, work, play, and go to school.
You might be surprised at the multitude of ways in which smoking affects your body and at the number of diseases it could cause. Smoking is especially bad for your respiratory system. When you smoke a cigarette you inhale the smoke into your lungs. This means that your lungs are directly exposed to the 4,000 toxic substances in which cigarette smoke contains. These substances can impair your lungs ability to function and interfere with the mechanisms that protect them from disease.
Certain problems result as businesses engage in practices that pollute the environment, such as the many health related problems that have been linked to both air and water pollution. Not only do Third World countries struggle with population growth, poverty, famine, and wars, but they are also dealing with environmental issues that are plaguing the people of those countries. Businesses have to decide whether to obey the moral laws that a person knows is right or to make money. Some businesses would rather act unethically and make money than to take
The main polluter in the world is nowadays the industry. Among other detrimental things, industries use lots of fossil fuels as oil, gas and coal which are the main sources of pollution. The industry has been the one who pollutes the most. There are many industries around the world that using the fossil fuels are making too much smoke that pollutes the environment because of the emission of gases and harmful substances on the air. Those gases can spread locally or at big distances contaminating big areas.
Unfortunately, humans are the most polluting species on the planet. Pollution occurs at different levels and it doesn't just impact our planet; it impacts all species, including mankind, who dwell on it. We pollute water with chemicals and waste products from factories.Water pollution has led to a decrease in the number of various aquatic animals. Several aquatic life forms are on the verge of extinction. Vehicles, trains and planes emit toxic gases, creating air pollution.
When inhaled, each of these ingredients can result in hazardous effects on our respiratory system, especially the lungs which are the most important among the various organs of the respiratory system. Tobacco isn’t a good drug for people. It affect to lungs, brain and action of people. To quit smoking is hard, but he want us try to quit smoking. Reynolds’s commentary is part a larger debate about the effect on the brain after smoking.
Atmosphere Issue SCI/275 August XX, XXXX University of Phoenix Atmosphere Issue There are several things that can be labeled an atmosphere issue from car exhausted to cigarette smoke all of these issues pollute the air we breathe everyday effect our environment as well as our health. These pollutions have lasting effects on the world and the people who live in this world from many years and decades to come. Through science and the technology we have today we are able to see how these pollutions have an impact on the world we live in unlike any other time in history. One outdoor atmosphere issue is car exhausted that pollutes the earth’s atmosphere. Car exhaust causes pollution such as carbon dioxide which is caused from the burning of fuel.
Mercury can also be found in skin whitening agents and it use in commercial products dates back to the late 1900s. Mercury is a dangerous ingredient in the skin lightening industry and like hydroquinone it too is successful in whitening skin though many people found that the skin went back to its natural pigment after not using it. . The mercury gets absorbed through the skin, it is a poison that accumulates and the effects are subtle. Some effects of mercury poisoning are; emotional disturbances, unsteadiness, inflammation of the mouth and gums, general fatigue, memory loss, forgetfulness and headaches.
Water Scarcity and Deforestation: Two Environmental Problems in Sub-Saharan Africa Introduction Water scarcity and deforestation are two of the most serious environmental problems facing inhabitants within Sub-Saharan Africa. Each of these environmental challenges produces wide-ranging effects upon the region. Water scarcity, particularly the availability of clean fresh water, impairs the performance of local sanitation systems and local agriculture, which results in regional food shortages. Deforestation contributes to soil erosion, which prevents the success of local agriculture and causes food shortages. Deforestation is also the direct cause of biodiversity loss through habitat destruction.