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Exhaust pipe of a lawn trimmer with a two-stroke gas engine. Exhaust gas from two-stroke engines is especially toxic.

The exhaust outlet opening of a lawn trimmer with a two-stroke petrol engine. A tiny exhaust pipe for a small internal combustion engine. A lot of environmental toxins are released through here. Pure air pollution.

Woman polluting the environment, female motocross rider creating cloud of blue exhaust fumes with petrol gas trimmer

A young woman in motocross gear is polluting the environment by blowing thick, blue, toxic exhaust fumes from a two-stroke string trimmer (strimmer) into nature.

Man in orange rain gear poisons nature and environment with lawn trimmer. Blowing exhaust fumes into plants and flowers

A young man in orange rain gear is using a two-stroke trimmer. In doing so, he poisons and devastates beautiful flowers and plants with its exhaust fumes.

Air pollution, toxic blue smog is contaminating a forest and desecrating nature. Exhaust fumes from 2-stroke engines

Thick, blue, tangy, sporty, stinking and noxious exhaust gas from two-stroke gas engines wafts away into a lush green forest. Exhaust fumes are contaminating the air and desecrating nature.

Polluting a motor scooter (Peugeot Speedfight 2) with two-stroke engine expels a jet of toxic exhaust fumes from the tailpipe

An extreme polluter of a motor scooter (Peugeot Speedfight 2) with a two-stroke engine expels a jet of toxic, unhealthy exhaust fumes into the air. 2-stroke scooters are disproportionately large contributors to air pollution and environmental destruction.

Thick clouds of exhaust at a karting race start. Go-kart drivers pollute the environment.

Picture by D100a, licensed under CC 3.0 by-sa

At the start of a karting race, the racing karts are blowing thick exhaust fumes out of their tailpipes. The drivers of the go-karts are fogging each other in with their poisonous exhaust gases.

Motocross rider plays with exhaust fumes with his hand. Many motorcycles cause air pollution at a motorsports event.

Riders at a motocross race are warming up their engines before the race starts, and enshroud the starting field in a toxic blue smog. One athlete is playing with the fumes coming out of his dirtbike's exhaust pipe with his hand.

Start of a kids' motocross race. The small motorcycles are emitting a lot of exhaust fumes.

Start of a kids' motocross race. The small motorcycles are emitting a lot of exhaust fumes.

Jet skis (PWCs) by Seadoo are polluting the oceans with oil and gasoline.

Picture from Max Pixel, licensed under CC0

Two jet skis with gas engines are drifting in the water. Jetskis, or PWCs (personal water craft), like these are an important contributor to the pollution of water with gasoline and oil, as well as noise pollution and disturbances at beach resorts. Their exhaust pipes release the toxic waste directly into the water, under the water surface.

Gas-powered chainsaw on the stump of a felled tree. Deforestation is also poisoning the air with exhaust gas.

Picture from Max Pixel, licensed under CC0

A petrol chainsaw is sat on the stump of a tree that has been cut down. Power saws accomplish double the environmental destruction by not just enabling the efficient killing of trees, but while doing so also poisoning the pristine forest air with their dirty exhaust fumes.

Exhaust pipe of a small dirtbike. Oil and exhaust are soiling the plastics with soot.

The exhaust pipe of a small offroad motorcycle. The pipe is blackened from the exhaust fumes, soot, and unburned oil, and even the plastics have been completely tainted from being blasted with the dirty exhaust gas. If this is what happens to a piece of plastic simply mounted close to an exhaust pipe, out in the open, can you imagine what harm those same exhaust fumes might do inside of a pair of lungs?

Exhaust pipe of an enduro bike (KTM EXC). Two-stroke engines expel lots of unburned oil and fuel.

Close-up of the tailpipe of a two-stroke dirtbike (KTM EXC). The exhaust pipe is covered on the inside by a moist, black oil film. A good indicator for why these engines belong to the most polluting ones ever built.

Motorsports pollution. A truck spews out a thick, black plume of sooty diesel exhaust at a truck trials event. Rolling coal!

Picture by Reise Reise, licensed under CC 3.0 by-sa

A truck at a truck trials event is spewing out a thick, black plume of sooty diesel exhaust. Expelling fumes like this is an especially efficient way to defile and ruin untouched nature and an intact natural environment.

Blonde, female motocross rider, woman in motorsports. Pollution for fun and recreation!

Picture by Kevin Jarrett, licensed under the Unsplash license

Portrait of a female motocross rider. The young, blonde woman is dressed in complete, protective motocross gear. The riding gear includes a jersey and gloves by FOX, a chest protector by Thor, as well as a dirtbike helmet with goggles. Once the goggles are on, very little of her appearance will still indicate that there is a human being underneath. This makes it a lot easier to get over any inhibitions about polluting one's own breathing air, and contaminating the nature making up one's own source of life.

Motorcycle riders are polluting the environment. Exhaust gas smells great and is sexy! Indifferent, careless pollution

Participants at a motocross race leave their engines running outside of the actual event. One rider is warming up his hands by holding them in the exhaust fumes streaming out from the exhaust pipe. Another athlete is revving the engine of his 2-stroke bike, and thereby wrapping another racer and a bystander in a toxic cloud of exhaust gas.

Motocross riders are warming up their engines, polluting the air and destroying the environment with motorsports

Several motocross riders are warming up their engines, blowing the exhaust fumes into a forest area behind them. One rider is holding his hand in front of his tailpipe.

Women in wetsuits (neoprene suits) are protected from water pollution through gas and oil expelled from jetskis.

Picture by Dawn, licensed under CC 2.0 by

Female participants at a triathlon are standing in the water, wearing their wetsuits. The neoprene suits not only help with buoyancy, water resistance and body temperature, but are also suitable in a different context to protect their wearer from the contaminations in a particularly polluted body of water. Maybe water which the wearer of the suit previously polluted herself, with the fuel and oil from a jetski?

A female dirtbike rider is poisoning the breathing air of another motocross girl with the exhaust fumes from her bike.

Female dirtbike riders are heading to the start of a motocross race. The motorcycle of the woman in front is emitting so much exhaust, that the rider behind her is completely enveloped in the fumes. She's forced to breathe the contaminated air – while she herself is of course, at the same time, poisoining the breathing air of any riders behind her, with the noxious fumes release from her own bike's exhaust pipe.

Woman in a bright orange, synthetic rain jacket. Rain washes out toxic plastic softener chemicals into the environment.

Picture by Spurwing Agency, licensed under the Unsplash license

A young woman wearing a bright orange rain jacket. For good weather protection, manufacturers use synthetic textiles, whose surfaces feel slick, artificial, and plasticky compared to natural thread. Often, the material also has a strong, pungent, synthetic smell and makes loud swishing noises when moved. In many cases, rain washes out harmful toxins from the material and into nature, and the fabrics of synthetic clothing pollute the environment for centures, as the materials are barely degradable and these plastic jackets will long outlive their wearers.

A man is sitting on his dirtbike's saddle in motocross riding pants. Clothes smell of exhaust fumes after the ride.

Close-up of a motocross rider on his dirtbike. Motocross pants and jersey, as well as the seat and plastics of the motorcycle, of course, are also made up of plastic materials. And so, also these witnesses to human environmental pollution for fun, will last for centuries. With the small bonus that by the time this motorsports equipment is discarded, it had plenty of opportunity to soak up gasoline, oil, and exhaust fumes.

A destroyed forests, all trees have been cut down. A clearcut forest, humanity destroys nature and the environment.

Picture by Brigitte Mackscheidt, licensed under CC 2.0 by-sa

What's left of a forest after clearcutting. On this hillside, all trees of a healthy forest have been cut down. A destroyed paradise. Many tree trunks are still lying around in this example of deforestation. A stump in the foreground still shows a spraypainted marking, usually the death sentence for a tree.

A girl motocross rider, women in motorsports pollute the air and destroy the environment for fun.

A young, female motocross rider in jersey, chest protector, neck brace and helmet. Well protected and ready to destroy the environment for fun!

Female race driver in overalls (race suit). Motorsports cause health issues, athletes inhale many toxic exhaust fumes.

Picture by Easswar Kalyan, licensed under CC0

A female race driver in a red racing suit. The race suit protects her not only from injuries and burns, but also the smell and filth of the exhaust fumes, which her and her opponents are about to blow out into the air. Under the helmet, it's also a little easier to breathe in the midst of all the exhaust gas.

Riders at a youth motocross with two-stroke dirtbikes blow toxic exhaust fumes directly into the face of athletes behind them.

Start of a youth motocross race. The riders in the second row have to breathe in the exhaust fumes of the bikes in the first row, as they wait for the race to start and all riders are warming up their engines. How long can you last in this air quality, if the start is delayed? And aren't you going to be at a competitive disadvantage when, before the race even started, you've been forced to inhale two-stroke exhaust fumes for several minutes?

Exhaust pipe of a kids dirtbike. In motorsports, even children can use real gas engines to pollute the environment for fun.

Exhaust pipe of a childrens' dirtbike. The smallest machines are second to none when it comes to how much pollution they cause. They're in no way inferior to their big, full-sized counterparts in this regard – on the contrary, becuase they have to be built so lightly there is no room for any measures to improve the cleanliness of combustion, and so the exhaust fumes of these mini motorcycles are often even more noxious. Is it wise to teach children how to cause such devastating pollution, and get them used to it at such a young age, with such casualness and lack of concern? And how healthy is it for kids to practice a sport in which they spend hours in the immediate vicinty of running gas engines with such especially poisonous emissions?

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