Industrialization and urbanization, while creating economic growth and opportunities for many individuals to lead better-quality lives, have also contributed to environmental pollution. Initially, many people were unconcerned about pollution. It was only when the safety of individuals was at risk because of issues as basic as the water they drink and the food they eat that the issue of pollution became significant. Presently, it is believed that if pollution is uncontrolled, it can dominate and contaminate the entire ecological system, including air, water, and land. Like an infectious disease, pollution knows no boundaries and can spread to a level resulting in human extinction. Hence, in order to save human beings and other species, it is important to understand that pollution control is a collective ...

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