Air pollution, water pollution, and great pacific garbage patch. Check it out if you want to learn about pollution!
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Pollution- JGIN
Waste AndPollutionNaomi Thompson, BlancaTrias, and Irene Ocáriz
What is it?• Contamination of the Air and Atmosphere• Produce by toxic gases• Smoke and fog
Types• Industrial Air pollution• Greenhouse effect: - Main polutant that is warming theair• Most common Smog: - Mixture of smoke and fog -Given by factories
Prevention• Ride bikes• Carpool• By natural things• Use Natural Resources
Main polutants• Factories- Huge tubes• Cars• Trucks
Types of Water Pollution• acid rain• industrial discharges• CO2 falling from the atmosphere• Farm chemical discharges
Sedimentation• garbage & materials -> break down• foggy• Bottom of the sea/ocean
Sedimentation• No sunlight -> no fish food• Blurry / Toxic
Sedimentation• huge filters• robots
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
What is It?•Like a ‘trash island’•Trash accumulating in Great Pacific Garbage Patch•Miles
Where and Why?• Between United States andJapan• The trash mostly comesfrom US and Japan butMexico, Canada, and Russiaare also giving it out•The trash comes herebecause of air currents
Ingestion• When plastic sinks, animals think its food and start eating it, ifthey are able to digest it, they still die of intoxication.
Entanglement• Called Ghost Fishing• The majority of the fishing nets left behind, later, fishes arecaught in them•Nets cause them to drown till death•Stay like this until bodies succumb
Photodegradation•The heat of the sun melts down the plastic, making the toxicsof it spread out through the water. These toxics then intoxicatemarine debris and animals.•Bisphenol A is one of the toxics •Years it takes to photodegradate the substances.
What Can We Do?•Recycle•Clean up beaches and shores•Educate others•Reuse
BibliographyAir Pollution:•http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/pollution-overview•http://www.who.int/topics/air_pollution/en/•http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/air/aq4kids/pollution.aspWater Pollution:•http://www.pollutionissues.com/Re-Sy/Sedimentation.html#b•http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/sediments/cs/index.cfm•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedimentation_(water_treatment)Great Pacific Garbage Patch:•http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/translating-uncle-sam/stories/what-is-the-great-pacific-ocean-garbage-patch•http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/great-pacific-garbage-patch/?ar_a=4