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1-10 of 20 for the Category : Global Change and the Subcategory : Global Warming & Climate Change

Eco-Entrepreneurs Needed To Save Our Earth

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

Whilst capitalism is certainly r e s p o n s i b l e for most if not all our current environmental problems - it is also the most effective tool we have to address the environmental crisis we face

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Atmospheric Pollution

( Article Type: Explanation )

Pollutants released into the atmosphere cause many disturbances to the natural balance of atmospheric systems. The atmosphere is the earth’s life support system and needs to be treated carefully.

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Carbon Dioxide

( Article Type: Explanation )

Carbon dioxide is a gas that occurs naturally in the air and is produced when animals breathe, vegetation rots and when material containing carbon is burnt or broken down. Carbon dioxide is a key component in photosynthesis, which is the major base s

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Climate Change

( Article Type: Explanation )

Climate change is now one of the most far reaching sustainable development issues of our times, with implications for the global environment, and for global socio-economic development for decades to come.

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Deforestation

( Article Type: Explanation )

The world’s forests, both temperate and tropical, are under enormous pressures from disease (often as a result of air pollution, notably from acid rain), felling for timber needs, clearing for agriculture, or loss under reservoirs through the dammi

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Desertification

( Article Type: Overview )

Desertification is defined as ‘land degradation in arid, semiarid and dry sub-humid areas resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities’. The important point is that there is loss of productivity of the land.

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Ecology

( Article Type: Opinion )

Ecology is the scientific study of the interaction of organisms with one another and with their living and non-living environment (e.g. climate, temperature, light, water, nutrients).

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Energy

( Article Type: Overview )

Energy is one of the most fundamental requirements of modern society. We rely heavily on energy, not only for our individual domestic and business needs, but for the country’s economic development.

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Environmental Refugees

( Article Type: Explanation )

The most compelling feature of so-called environmental refugees is indeed the obscure distinction of an estimated 20-25 million people worldwide forced to abandon their lands through an intricate host of causes involving flooding, drought, soil los

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Fossil Fuels

( Article Type: Explanation )

Fossil fuels are non-renewable (limited) natural resources, which means that one day they will run out and alternative energy sources will have to be found for them. They include crude oil, coal, gas or heavy oils, which are made up of partially or c

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