Toxic effect of Lead on earth’s life
Author(s):
Archna Dhasmana, Jaydeep Verma, Sonam Kumari
DOI Number:
https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.12472106
Keywords:
Lead Poisoning, mining, fossil, pollution, environment
Abstract
Lead (Pb) is a heavy metal that is found to be present naturally in the earth crust but nowadays it is spreader widely in our environment due to the man-made activities such as mining, fossil fuel burning etc. Lead is also becoming a part of our life as it presents in most of the products of our daily basis equipment like power supply batteries. Due to these interactions and widespread presence of the Pb in our life, there is an increase in its amount in the environment that has toxic effect on all the living creatures and cause Lead Poisoning. It’s a slow process of accumulation of this heavy metals in our food chain, water resources and body initiate over month or years. Even a minute level exceeds than the 5 µg/d causes severe health problems, deformities and death. Although there are various major steps has been taken to overcome the effect of metal toxicity but still many cases are reported. Lead poisoning is an issue whose impact is seen in different living organisms such as humans, animals, plants, microorganisms in our eco-system.
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Unique Paper ID: 149797

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1

Page(s): 673 - 676
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