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    environment because it causes pollution such as air that hence, leads to serious health effects. It also leads to depletion of natural resources, and the ozone layer. They also use unrecyclable parts to manufacture their product. In addition, the auto industry contributes to the decline...
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  • China
    chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) in the air has depleted ozone in the atmosphere. This has created a hole in the ozone layer of the atmosphere. CFC is chemicals used in refrigerators and air-conditioners and cooking agents. The ozone layer protects life on earth by preventing harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun from...
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  • Acid Rain Analysis 8
    like climate whereas northern Canada will be that of a tropical climate. Ozone The earth's atmosphere has 3 layers, the troposphere, stratosphere, and ionosphere. In the stratosphere at 10-30 kilometers above the Earth's surface there is a layer of ozone (03) that protects the earth from the...
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  • Layers of the Atmosphere
    layer of ozone molecules (with three oxygen atoms) which forms a protective layer shielding life on Earth from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation. But this ozone layer is being depleted, and is getting thinner over Europe, Asia, North American and Antarctica. "Holes" are appearing in the ozone...
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  • Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development
    utilization of energy resources. In this regard, the intimate connection between renewable energy sources and sustainable development comes out. The main objective of this paper is to discuss the environmental problems such as acid precipitation, stratospheric ozone depletion, and greenhouse effect and...
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  • Air Pollution - 16
    depletion. The presence of pollutants like fluorocarbons in the air has depleted ozone in the atmosphere. This has created a hole in the ozone layer of the atmosphere. CFC is used in refrigerators and air-conditioners and cooking agents. The ozone layer protects life on earth by preventing harmful...
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  • Environment Protection Problems
    producing too much Vitamin D.[35] [edit]Effects on non-human animals A November 2010 report by scientists at the Institute of Zoology in London found that whales off the coast of California have shown a sharp rise in sun damage, and these scientists "fear that the thinning ozone layer is to blame."[36...
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  • Ozone Depletion
    rays that reach the surface of the earth. Every time 1% of the ozone layer is depleted, 2% more ultraviolet rays is able to reach the surface of the planet.  Ultraviolet rays increase is one of the most harmful consequences of ozone depletion because it can cause skin cancer. In addition to cancer...
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  • Mr John Travola
    Effect on the Environment - ... However surface spills of flowback been mostly unnoticed even though the flowback water that leaks from the storage lagoons into waterways and drinking water has potential to be especially harmful. Recent studies at Duke University have found “systematic evidence for...
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  • Nature
    monoxide that is release into the atmosphere that helps to destroy the Ozone Layer. As a result of the Ozone Layer being depleted and the toxic gases in the atmosphere a dangerous substance called acid rain is formed. Acid rain destroys structures and harm not only the plants but eventually...
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  • Environment/Teen Pregnancy
    CFC’S (chlorofluocarbons) are direct results of processing and chemical engineering. CFS’s are found in things such as refrigerator coolants and our air conditioners. These types of products are responsible for destroying a part of the atmosphere known as the ozone. The ozone has a protective layer...
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  • THE ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF TOURISM
    species (insects, wild and cultivated plants and diseases) that are not native to the local environment can cause enormous disruption and even destruction of ecosystems (WWF, 1992; WWF, 1994). 4.2. Depletion of the ozone layer The ozone layer, which is situated in the upper atmosphere (or...
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  • Bureaucratic Organication
    fierce hurricanes - disastrous for economic and social systems Ozone Layer - layer of gaseous ozone that protects life on Earth by filtering out harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun - being depleted by CFCs, halons and other chemicals CFCs - Chlorofluorocarbons - used in air...
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  • Generations Growing in Ozone Depletion
    . Although the ozone layer above US has not depleted and is considered ‘safe’, even mild sunburn can result in the decreased viability and function of lymphocytes (circulating white blood cells) in humans for up to 24 hrs (Environmental Studies 49). The immune system is therefore affected for period...
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  • The Discovery of the Antarctic
    the ozone layer was in fact being depleted, at all latitudes outside of the tropics.[citation needed] These trends were confirmed by satellite measurements. As a consequence, the major halocarbon producing nations agreed to phase out production of CFCs, halons, and related compounds, a process that...
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  • Evironment
    . * Polystyrene (one form of Styrofoam) is an example of a plastic with great recycling potential. * There are many different types of plastic * 46 different plastics are commonly used e.g. A plastic ketchup bottle may have up to six layers of different plastics bonded together. AIR...
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  • Global Warming
    compounds that destroy ozone. This depleted region is known as the ozone hole. Scientists believe this is due to the release of man-made chemicals like CFCs. Conclusion: Global warming is affecting plants, animals, humans and the earth. We need to learn how to conserve our use of fossil fuels to minimize carbon dioxide production. This will slow down the effects of global warming....
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  • Living in the Environment 16th Edition Chapter Review and Vocabulary
    things that governments could do to help slow projected climate change. What are the pros and cons of the Kyoto Protocol? Describe how human activities have depleted ozone in the stratosphere. List (a) three potential human health impacts and (b) three non-human impacts of stratospheric ozone...
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  • Environment
    considering the consequences. All these effects are intertwined as a result of gas emissions that accumulated in the atmosphere. It eventually penetrated the ozone layer found in the Earth's stratosphere. The Effects of Warfare Technology on Natural Environment Mining and its Technology It is said...
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  • Acid Rain Essay 29
    ozone layer is becoming a part of this smog, which is causing holes in it. An inordinate amount of sulphur dioxide is let into the air, more than can be neutralized by nutrients in the air. Decrease in pH levels, photochemical smog and depletion of the ozone layer are some effects of acid rain in the...
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