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Effects of land pollution.


There can be catastrophic consequences of land pollution in relation to humans, animals, water and soils. The effects are even worse if the garbage is not separated into organic, re-usable and recyclable waste.

Contaminated lands and environments can:
facts on water pollutionCause problems in the human respiratory system.
facts on water pollutionCause problems on the skin.
facts on water pollutionCause various kinds of cancers
.

The toxic materials that pollute the soil can get
into the human body directly by:
facts on water pollutionComing into contact with the skin.
facts on water pollutionBeing washed into water sources like reservoirs and rivers.
facts on water pollutionEating fruits and vegetables that have been grown in polluted soil.
facts on water pollutionBreathing in polluted dust or particles.

landfill causes pollution
Dump sites and landfills also come with serious problems like
facts on water pollutionVery bad smell and odour in the town.
facts on water pollutionLandfills breed rodents like rats, mice and insects, who in-turn transmit diseases.
facts on water pollutionLandfills in towns do not attract tourists to the town. The town will loose revenue.
facts on water pollutionMany landfills are always burning and they cause further air pollution.

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