Essay On Air Pollution

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The Effect That Air Pollution Has On An Ecosystem Over Time
Sean Zais
University of Maryland University College To the untrained eye a person may say what does air pollution has to do with an ecosystem? This is very simple, but to further explain we have to define air pollution and ecosystem. According to an ecosystem is “An ecosystem includes all of the living things (plants, animals and organisms) in a given area, interacting with each other, and also with their non-living environments (weather, earth, sun, soil, climate, and atmosphere) (eschooltoday, 2010). Air Pollution according to “occurs when gases, dust particles, fumes (or smoke) or odor are introduced into the atmosphere in a way that makes it harmful to humans, animals and plant. This is because the air becomes dirty (contaminated or unclean) (eschooltoday, 2010). As we look at an ecosystem it basically means ecological systems, in which ecology is the study of ecosystems. This includes the life cycle of living things and how those things interact with each other and the surrounding land, whereas air pollution is toxics and gases that can harm those living things and the environment. In an ecosystem you may thousands of different species and living things, including plants, animals, and an organism living in one environment and so the quality of air has to be in great condition. Think about it these living things need air to breathe and grow just like

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