What is an undesirable change in physical, chemical, or biological characteristics of air, land, water, or soil due to the introduction of contaminants called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 weeks ago

What is an undesirable change in physical, chemical, or biological characteristics of air, land, water, or soil due to the introduction of contaminants called?
 
(a) Succession
 
(b) Pollution
 
(c) Conservation
 
(d) Extinction
 
This question was addressed to me in a national level competition.
 
I want to ask this question from Environmental Issues in section Environmental Issues of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 weeks ago

Right choice is (b) Pollution
 
Easy explanation: Any undesirable change in physical, chemical, or biological characteristics of air, land, water, or soil due to the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment is known as pollution. It is also known as environmental pollution and affects the environment adversely.