Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Short Communication Volume 3 Issue 8

Contamination of Environment by Lead: A Threat to One Health

Subrat Kumar Dash*

Assistant Professor (Veterinary Biochemistry), Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Rampura Phul, Bathinda, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Subrat Kumar Dash, Assistant Professor (Veterinary Biochemistry), Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Rampura Phul, Bathinda, Punjab, India.

Received: July 14, 2021; Published: July 29, 2021

Lead is one of the highly toxic environmental pollutants. Contamination of our environment by lead is mainly due to human and industrial activities. The toxic effluents from various industries release lead to the environment because of poor or non-functional waste management system. Rules regarding waste treatment and management are made only for showing purpose and industries are hardly following these rules. As a result we, the human (creator of this problem) along with animals, plants, fresh water and marine life along with other living organisms in the environment are now facing the dangerous effects of lead. It is now a “one health issue” (Figure 1).

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Citation

Citation: Subrat Kumar Dash. “Contamination of Environment by Lead: A Threat to One Health". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 3.8 (2021): 56-57.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Subrat Kumar Dash. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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