• Pollution is found virtually everywhere on earth-in the air, in fresh water, in the oceans and on land-even in remote polar regions. (crd.bc.ca)
  • Non-point source pollution has a number of widely dispersed sources that are difficult to identify, such as automobile pollution, leaking septic systems, and runoff from farms, roads, gardens and lawns. (crd.bc.ca)
  • Skillicorn, who spent nearly a decade teaching Third World communities how to harvest duckweed for a profit, says the plants absorb pollution-causing nutrients from waste. (canoe.ca)
  • The FINANCIAL -- Emissions from agriculture and transport continue to pose problems for European Union Member States in meeting EU and United Nations air pollution limits, according to updated data published by the European Environment Agency. (finchannel.com)
  • A separate EEA report on updated data from the annual European Union emission inventory report 1990-2016 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP) shows that for the third consecutive year, ammonia emissions have increased - by 0.4% between 2015 and 2016. (finchannel.com)
  • Today, the main sources of ongoing marine pollution are scattered throughout watersheds, the area of land that drains rainwater to the receiving environment. (crd.bc.ca)
  • The town was fined $3,689 by the state for violating pollution limits at Contentnea Creek in the early 1990s and $3,000 last year, according to state regulators. (canoe.ca)
  • Carefully follow your asthma management plan on days when pollution levels are high. (cdc.gov)
  • Pollution is the result of the cumulative effect over time. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IDA currently has almost ten thousand members around the world, and has created the definitive collection of resources for the study of light pollution and its impact on the planet. (encyclopedia.com)
  • People with heart or lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from air pollution. (medlineplus.gov)
  • When many people think about pollution, images of smokestacks belching poison gas come to mind. (crd.bc.ca)
  • Pollution can have a wide range of health effects on people, animals, plants and ecosystems. (crd.bc.ca)
  • We often hear about the manner in which pollution is caused but seldom do we hear about the poisonous gasses we emit each time we slam our foot on the brakes and listen to the screeching of the tyres. (timesofmalta.com)
  • Air pollution isn't just outside - the air inside buildings can also be polluted and affect your health. (medlineplus.gov)