muck, stink and poison
P o l l u t i o n
You can't miss it, can you? It's everywhere... all over our planet. It makes people, other animals and plants sick or even kills them. It's even making the climate change. Humans are the cause and humans will have to try and stop it! Please join me in this guide as I find out what's happening and give you ideas to try and make things better for everyone.
But first, take a look at my Pollution in pictures slideshow
Scary stuff, huh? But how much do you know about pollution? If you reckon you know quite a lot, see how you rate in my Pollution quiz. Maybe better to look through my guide first. You can always do the quiz again. So click the arrow button and off you go…
Table of contents
Smelling, hearing and seeing Could you be missing something?
What is pollution? Muck, stink and poison
Cigarettes and smoking The biggest killer
Smoke and stuff from factories, cars and trucks Pollution you can and can't see
Food and drink Are you what you eat?
War Why are humans always fighting and killing each other?
Nasty chemicals About 'good' and 'bad' chemicals
Waste: the throwaway society
Not just stinks! Other sorts of pollution
What you can do Here are loads of things kids can do to help stop pollution!
Other useful sites Find out more on pollution and what you can do about it