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What are different types of pollution and their impacts?

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Pollution can be defined as an undesirable change in the atmosphere.


Pollution can be broadly classified into 4 types. They are : Air Pollution, Water Pollution, Sound Pollution and Land/ Soil Pollution.
Each one of the above has great impacts on living organisms.
1. Air Pollution: Respiratory Diseases.
2.Water Pollution: Many diseases like cholera, Jaundice etc.
3.Soil Pollution: soil becomes acidic and not useful for agriculture.
4. Sound Pollution: Heart diseases, Problems of ear drum etc.