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What is Soil Pollution ?

QuestionsCategory: PollutionWhat is Soil Pollution ?
Apurva Mehta asked 5 years ago
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What is Soil Pollution ?
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What is Soil Pollution ?
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Soil Pollution like land pollution has become a major point of concern these days. Polluted soil not only yields in bad produce that directly have impacts on the health of people but also negatively affects the flaura and fauna that depend on it.
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 5 years ago

The presence of high concentrations of toxic pollutants or contaminants in soil that pose a risk to human health and the ecosystem can be referred to as Soil Pollution. In other words, soil pollution occurs when large amount materials that are harmful to living beings and environment get mixed into the soil.

Depending on the factors causing this, soil pollution can be either:

  • Positive
  • Negative