Remedies of Pollution

Category : 4th Class

*     Remedies of Pollution


The fight against pollution should be won at any cost because the survival of our planet is in danger. Pollution has started affecting the quality of our daily lives. We all need to realize our responsibility and work accordingly.


*        Reduce Pollution

Burning of fossil fuel cause air pollution. We should reduce the use of such fuels and switch over to alternative fuels for our energy requirement like wind energy, solar energy, hydropower etc. We should say no to crackers and save the environment from its harmful releasing gases. The harmful chemical that pollutes water should not be directly disposed of into the rivers and lakes. There should be proper treatment of water in every factories, before the water is released into the rivers and lakes. We should follow the '3 R' rule very strictly. That is Reduce, Reuse and Recycle of natural resources. We should stop cutting of trees and should plant and nurture more trees and measures to conserve soil and wild life. Farmers should be encouraged to adopt safer ways of farming. They should use more of organic fertilizer. The use of chemicals pesticides and fertilizer should be discouraged. The plastic bags, one of the main cause of soil pollution, should be reduced or banned. As we all are responsible for the pollution and its effects, in the same way we all have a role to play in keeping our environment clean and healthy. We all should realize our responsibility in maintaining our natural resources in a healthy state. A lot can be done if we start to work together and from this day onwards.





      Pollution can be checked by the use of:

(a) CNG

(b) LPG

(c) Bio Gas

(d) CFCs

(e) A, B and C


Answer: (e)



      What is meant by potable water?

(a) Water used for watering the pots

(b) Water suitable for drinking

(c) Water in a pot

(d) Water which can be carried from one place to another

(e) None of the above


Answer: (b)



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To produce each week's Sunday newspapers, 500,000 trees is to be cut down.

The amount of wood and paper we throw away each year is enough to heat 50,000,000 homes for 20 years.

Americans use 2,500,000 plastic bottles every hour.

Plastic bags and other plastic garbage thrown into the ocean kill as many as 1,000,000 sea creatures every year!

A modern glass bottle would take 4000 years or more to decompose — and even longer if it's in the landfill.




Environment: Environment is everything that make up the surrounding of living thing.

Types of pollution: There are three major types of pollution, air, water and soil pollution.

Acid rain: Coming down of the water droplet by mixing with harmful gases.

Global warming: The gradual increase in the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere.

Remedies of pollution: All types of pollution should be checked and reduced.

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