CAUSES

 
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WASTE POLLUTED WATER

Today, we have to face several types of pollution – air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, etc. But the pollution that affects the largest number of people is water pollution.

 

KARUVELAM TREE

Recently, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court gave a rather strange order to the state government: that the government should work towards the complete eradication of a particular kind of tree, the Karuvelam tree.

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ILLEGAL SAND MINING

Sand mining is a practice that is used to extract sand, mainly through an open pit. However, sand is also mined from beaches, inland dunes and dredged from ocean beds and river beds.

 

BIO-WASTAGE

Our planet continues to relentlessly grow in population. A corresponding growth in waste products also occurs. Our society has an etiquette that separates waste products from our immediate living areas.

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CUTTING TREES

Trees help to reduce ozone levels in urban areas. Most importantly, trees sequester carbon, helping to remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the air, which cools the earth.