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Radioactive Pollution - Nonionizing Radiation, Ionizing Radiation, Sources Of Radioactive Pollution, Lifestyle And Radiation Dose, Nuclear Weapons Testing - Types of radiation

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Certain atoms are radioactive, meaning they emit radioactivity during spontaneous transformation from an unstable isotope to a more stable one. Radioactive pollution results from contamination of the environment with such substances, which may represent a significant health risk to humans and other organisms. Radioactive pollution differs from conventional pollution in that it cannot be detoxified. Instead, radioactive materials must be isolated from the environment until their radiation level has decreased to a safe level, a process which requires thousands of years for some materials.


Radiation is classified as being ionizing or nonionizing. Both types can be harmful to humans and other organisms.


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almost 8 years ago

I would like to know the precautions to be taken for this radiation pollution. Here you mentioned the causes, effects& breif description about this radiation pollution but their is no safety measures to be taken & how to control .
I hope that you may add these things wich i have mentioned in this comments.

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about 6 years ago


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almost 8 years ago

I am a class nine student. I am doing an environmental education project.I would like to know what are the causes of radioactive pollution.I hope that you will add this topic to your article.

Thanking you,

Subhannita Sarcar.

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over 1 year ago

I would like to know what are the types of Radiation Pollution?
Thanking You,
Harsh Agrawal

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over 1 year ago

The information on this site and the additional topics displayed here helped me alot in making my project.