This is a page of common
types of pollution. I wrote this because I figured that if you could find the types of
pollution, you could try to fight it.
Here are some of the main
causes of pollution and some facts about them:
Motor oil leaks from cars
and suffocates the fish by gumming up their gills and kills birds by gumming their wings
and digestive system up, too. It can kill animals that drink the water. You can help by
not polluting and telling others not to pollute.
Trash and litter make our
riparian areas look ugly and kill animals by choking them, suffocating them, or destroying
their digestive system. You can help by picking up litter.
Pesticides and other
Farming chemicals can (and
usually do) poison animals and kill them or make them very, very sick. You can help by
trying to get the people to stop using chemicals so that no other animals can get sick..
This isn't heavy metal rock
bands, it's heavy metal rocks.But even though that's true, (whew! the music would kill
lots more) it is still harmful to fish because they get lead poisoning, and that can kill