Rising Air Pollution and Its Effects on Kids

Air pollution has been a much talked about issue in the past few years,even as the quality of air in Delhi continues to plummet..the condition was more daunting in 2017 when the AQ index reached 999 micro-grams per cubic meter, the highest in the history of the capital, and as of today, the pollution levels there are beyond the safe limits. Out of the 10 worst polluted cities in the world, seven are in India and Delhi is one of them.


We all are very much aware with various human activities that have caused irreparable damage to land, air, water and   organisms that inhabit them. Man is mercilessly exploiting the planet that nurtures him and provides life and sustenance. The increasing concern now for the protection of the environment is not because of mans love for nature but to a great extent to protect directly or indirectly human health, well-being, and comfort and to avoid illness and diseases. Although ancient civilizations were aware of the effects of environment on health, the…