Pollution is when something is added to the environment which is harmful or poisonous to living beings. Pollution is when something is added to the environment which is harmful or poisonous to living beings. Smoke in the air from factories is a type of pollution as it is bad for the lungs when breathed in. Sewage in drinking water is another type of pollution, which can make people ill because it contains germs and viruses. People living next to a building site where there is too much noise can become sick as they cannot sleep or relax. This is called noise pollution. Adverse air quality can kill many organisms including humans. Ozone pollution can lead to respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, throat inflammation, chest pain, and congestion.
Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on June, 2014