Pollution or environmental pollution is the contamination of air, water, and soil or land by solid, liquid, gaseous substances or any forms of energy like heat, sound, and radioactivity which adverse or harmful effects on human beings, animals, or plants in our environment. The substances or molecules which are responsible for water, air, land, or soil pollution of our environment are called pollutants. For scientific solutions, the harmful substance or molecule can be dispersed, diluted, decomposed, recycled, or stored in some harmless form.
Types of pollution
Air, water, and land pollution are the major kinds of environmental pollution in science (chemistry or biology) which negative effect on our environment or impacts human health and wildlife. In modern society, we used different types of substances or machinery that polluted our environment in the forms of noise, light (electromagnetic spectrum radiation), and plastic pollution which affects living and non-living organisms of the earth’s environment.