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Pollution, in its all types (air, water, land), means the entrance of some substances beyond the threshold concentration level into the natural environment which do not naturally belong there and not present there, resulting in its destruction and causing harmful effects on both humans/all living organisms and the environment. So, in land pollution as well, solid or liquid waste materials get deposited on land and further degrade and deteriorate the quality and the productive capacity of land surface. It is sometimes used as a substitute of/or together with soil pollution where the upper layer of the soil is destroyed. However, in fact, soil pollution is just one of the causes of the land pollution.
Like the other types, land pollution also arises as a global environmental problem, specifically associated with urbanization and industrialization, that should be dealt with globally concerted environmental policies. However, as a first and foremost step, it requires to be understood very...
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