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Pollution - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pollution - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pollution is when something is added to the environment that is harmful or poisonous to living things. Smoke in the air from factories is a type of pollution as it is bad for the lungs when breathed in. Sewage in drinking water is another type of pollution, as it can make people unwell because it contains germs and viruses.

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ESA - Kids - Earth - Pollution

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Clouds of choking smog; beaches coated in oil; rivers turned red by chemicals. All of these are obvious examples of pollution.
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11 Facts About Floods

11 Facts About Floods | Sharing the Planet | Scoop.it
Flash floods can bring walls of water from 10 to 20 feet high
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Environment for Kids: Air Pollution

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Kids learn about air pollution and how it effects the environment and health. Study causes, pollutants, and facts including acid rain and smog.
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Flood - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Flood - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

During a flood there is plenty of water, but it is mostly polluted and not safe to drink. If people drink the dirty water, they may suffer from illnesses or diseases such as typhoid and cholera.

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Flood Facts for Kids | eHow

Flood Facts for Kids | eHow | Sharing the Planet | Scoop.it
The word "flood" means "a flowing of water, river, or sea." Flooding is the most common natural disaster worldwide. It's important to familiarize kids with the effects of weather events and mother nature's surprises. Giving them facts and information about floods can help to prepare them in the event that they experience one.
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