Why is it said that pollution control is important? - Science and Technology 2

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Why is it said that pollution control is important?

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  1. Pollution affects the life of human beings and other living organisms. Also, it affects other natural elements like air, soil, water, etc.
  2. Persistence of pollutants in nature has adverse effects on human health and environment.
  3. Anthropogenic activities like mining, etc., have a negative impact on the ecosystem, biodiversity, natural resources and habitats.
  4. Pollution leads to loss of biodiversity, global warming, reduction in the number of plant and animal species, etc.
  5. Human health is largely impacted by degradation of the environment. Reduction in quality of air, water and other resources poses a threat to human life.
    Hence, pollution control is extremely important.
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