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1-10 of 21 for the Category : Air and the Subcategory : Atmosphere


( Article Type: Explanation )

The word ‘aerosol’ describes the dispersion, through the air, of minute solid or liquid particles that are so light that they fall to the earth very slowly.

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The atmosphere is the thin layer around the globe upon which all living things on earth depend for their survival. As a comparison, the thickness of the atmosphere around the Earth is the same as the thickness of the skin of an apple compared to its

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Atmospheric Pollution

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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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The biosphere is the envelope around the Earth, containing the life-supporting systems of the planet. So all the soil, inland water, and the sea form part of the biosphere.

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Climate Change

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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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The concept of Eco-Logic refers to the logic and perspective that we gain once one we fully recognise and acknowledge the fact that we humans are not separate from the rest of nature - and that we are completely dependent on the Earth's eco-system

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Eco-taxes are taxes, duties and fees, which are levied by governments to encourage companies and individuals to be more aware of environmental protection requirements and reduce their levels of pollution.

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Ecosphere & Ecosystems

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The ecosphere (also sometimes called the ‘biosphere’) is that part of the Earth’s environment in which living organisms are found. The word is normally used to include the atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere (i.e. land, air and water that s

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El Nino

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El Nino, meaning 'the Christ Child' in Spanish, is the name of a warm, Pacific Ocean current that periodically flows southward along the coast of Ecuador, as opposed to the normal, cold, north-flowing current.

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Engineering The Future in Africa

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

The 21st Century has been hailed by global commentators, statesman and investors as the century that belongs to the African continent's development.

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