Earth at risk: Pollution. Types of pollution:  Air pollution;  Water pollution;  Noise pollution;  Soil pollution

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Earth at risk: Pollution </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Types of pollution: Air pollution; Water pollution; Noise pollution; Soil pollution </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Air pollution: Effects Average IQ down 5 points; 5 million environmentally- caused deaths among children PER YEAR (WHO) and excessive health care costs; </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Air pollution: Effects 50% of all deaths environmental factors; Smog kills more people than do car accidents; Extreme reduction in visibility (dimming) </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Air pollution: Effects Cooking 3 hours per day= smoking 2 packets of cigarettes daily (indoor air pollution) </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> And... We are having the Statue of Liberty deteriorating due to acid rains </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Air pollution: What have we done wrong? Big cars (pretty environmentally- hostile, aren't they?) </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Air pollution: What have we done wrong? Hair sprays &amp; deodorants; Paper and battery manufacturing, metal smelting; Underfunding of R&amp;D </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Air pollution:We can still tackle it Stricter regulation; Transition to cleaner burning fuels and renewable sources of energy; Cap &amp; trade system </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Water pollution: effects 90% of rivers and lakes are polluted; Water scarcity violent clashes over water supply; Frequent outbreaks of cholera and typhoid </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Water pollution: Major causes </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Water pollution: what can be done? Better sewage treatment; Beach monitoring programs; Water conservation; Stopping deforestation; Reduction in pollution from oil and petroleum liquids ; </li> </ul>