Air pollution and its causes - How can it be prevented ?Air pollution is the excessive discharge or addition of undesirable or unwanted substances into the air which may badly affect the natural qualities of environment causing serious damage to the plants, animals and human life.
The causes of air pollution are as follows:
1) Gases : It includes mainly 'oxides of carbon, nitrogen etc.
2) Particulates : These are small solid particles or tiny liquid droplets that are suspended in air which may cause respiratory disorders and all.
3) Automobiles : Harmful gases are liberated.
4) Deforestation : Reduces the oxygen content and rate of carbon dioxide increases.
All these are the reason for increasing air pollution and it is to be reduced. Suggest some measures to control this increase.