Gobal Advanced Research Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology (GARJEST) ISSN: 2315-5140
May 2014 Vol. 3(1), pp. 001-005
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Hazards of environmental pollution: a global environmental challenges and way forward

Bakare Taofeek, Oladejo Sunday Olukayode*, Olatunji Ilesanmi Samuel and Onuoha Joshua

Department of Biology, College of education Ilesha, Osun state.
Department of Biology, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri, Imo State.

*Corresponding Author E-mails: sundayoladejo001@yahoo.com 

Accepted 18 May, 2014

Abstract

The level pollution in our environment in the last twenty years has been a source of concern which needs a serious and tactical approach, if not our environmental health status will be in jeopardy. These media were; Air, land, water and noise. The pollutant when injected into the biosphere in greater quantities affected the functioning of ecosystem and exercised adverse effects on plants, animals and humans. Here, information where sourced from internet journals and available text. Then conclusion, recommendation and control were made. Thus, it is recommended that international standard be established for contents of potentially toxic elements in industrial effluent. Also hazards associated with environmental pollution can be controlled by having information about the concentration of pollutant and measurement of biological oxygen demand. (B.O.D). In short, management practice must be taken into consideration with sound ecological principle and man must have greater understanding and appreciation of these principles.

Keywords: Hazards, Environmental Pollution

 

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