Why should you care about air pollution?
  • Air pollution harms the environment, you, your family, your friends and even your pets!
  • Pollution can make it difficult for us to breathe, make our eyes itchy, our throats sore and give us a headache.
  • People with a breathing problem called asthma must be extra careful as polluted air can cause a dangerous asthma attack.
  • Air pollution also hurts wildlife, from animals to insects, and even plants.
  • Air pollution can mix with water molecules in the clouds to form acid rain. Over time, acid rain can negatively change wildlife habitat, especially those animals that live in water.

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1. What is air pollution?
2. What causes air pollution?
3. How do we measure air pollution?
4. Do you produce air pollution?
5. Why should you care about air pollution?
6. How can you help?