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2 Pollution Due to Urbanization Pollution is one of the major problems of a country because it harms the lives of the people and creates difficulties for the natural habitats. There are many kinds of pollution such as air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, and noise pollution. However, these pollutions harm people, natural habitats, and the environment differently (Zhang et al., 2015). There are significant reasons behind the increasing rate of pollution such as increased population, destruction of forest lands, usage of non-bio-degradable products, pollution from factors, and many more. One of the leading factors that contribute hugely to pollution is urbanization. About Urbanization The term urbanization mainly refers to the population increase in cities, leading to overcrowding. Many people are shifting to urban areas; the areas are being congested day by day. People, who used to live in rural areas earlier, are shifting to urban areas for a better lifestyle or job opportunities (Uttara et al., 2012). Due to the increasing number of people, the overall needs of a city are increasing, which leads the businesses to expand industrialization, which plays a crucial role in pollution. Urbanization Impact on Various Components of Environment Major environmental problems is increasing, as the growth urbanization is rapid, and the most common issues that are occurs are freshwater scarcity, water pollution, climate change, deforestation, and population growth (Gamit & Gandhi, 2019). The increasing issues led by urbanization are contributing to severe impacts on the environment. Impact on Land Resources Rapid development causes sedimentation in river channels and high-level erosion.

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