Describe the different types of pollution?


Pollution refers to the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment and resources like land, water, soil, air etc. which harm the environment by causing adverse changes in it. Pollution can be in form of chemical substances or even energy like noise.

The four types of pollution are:
  1. Land Pollution - It is caused due to deposition of solid waste on land.
  2. Air Pollution - It is caused by releasing the pollutants into the air.
  3. Water Pollution - When harmful pollutants are released into the water it causes water pollution
  4. Noise Pollution - It is the unwanted noise that affects the hearing and mental health.

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