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North Central Texas Desert

Watkin In the last few years Texas has been drying up. According to NOAH weather maps show North Central Texas is need of precipitation. The summer of 2011 was so hot and dry wild fires destroyed much of North Central Texas. There as a lack of rain for 52 days straight. Most of the Possum Kingdom Lake area burnted up bad. Homes were lost and a couple of firefighters lost their lives as well. The town of Graham was lock down so no one could get in or out for 2 days because of the fires. The...

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So God Made a Farmer

harvest season, will finish his forty-hour week by Tuesday noon, then, pain'n from 'tractor back,' put in another seventy-two hours." So God made a farmer. God had to have somebody willing to ride the ruts at double speed to get the hay in ahead of the rain clouds and yet stop in mid-field and race to help when he sees the first smoke from a neighbor's place. So God made a farmer. God said, "I need somebody strong enough to clear trees and heave bails, yet gentle enough to tame lambs and wean pigs and...

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Air Pollution in China

Air Pollution in China When people think about air pollution, the things that come to their mind are smog, acid rain, and other forms of outdoor air pollution. Air Pollution is not a new topic. It is a problem that we have noticed since the industrial revolution, when trees, houses and cars were covered in soot from the factories. Every year, chemical substances present in the air within buildings affect the healths of thousands of people. The definition of air pollution is "The presence in the...

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continuous writing

took out my DSLR camera and started to take some pictures with my mother to keep it as a precious memory of our family. As we were tickled pink enjoying our own activity, suddenly the black sky overcast with heavy rain clouds. The trees along the beach dance frantically in the wind. The rain started like cats and dogs. We packed our things quickly and jumped into the car as a big storm might happen anytime. We took a look at the sea waves and it was surprising that it became wild in a blink of an eye...

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ESSAY The Negative Flood Effects1

The Negative Flood Effects The negative impact of floods is very uncontrollable. During a long period of dry weather, it suddenly begins to rain. Rainfall refills the water that supplies and provides a drink for every living thing. It also helps with drought and washes pollutants from the atmosphere. However, streams and rivers can’t handle the heavy rain so water overflows and produces a flood. As a result, they caused economic losses, damage in urban and rural communities and damage the environment...

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Stratus, the Other White Cloud

up or clamboring above a wash of cold air. The base of stratus clouds is generally below 6,000 feet (2,000 m). They are quite uniform in appearance and lack any type of ambition to develop into a proper storm. The worst they have ever done to rain on someone's parade is dust a sprinkling of snow. But they are hazardous to Visual Flight Rule (VFR) pilots because of widespread decreased visibility, and have been behind several notable cases of vestibular disorientation. Pilots can easily become...

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save water

Water Conservation Our drinking water can come from wells, rivers and reservoirs. Our water usually does notcome from the ocean, because it is too salty to drink. The water in our rivers and reservoirscomes from precipitation. The amount of rain on average is almost the same from year toyear, while the population on the other hand is increasing. That means there is less water for each person in the future.Everyone should try to conserve water. However, it matters most to conserve where the population...

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How do clouds form

appearance, and often cover the whole sky. After cloud droplets (or ice crystals) form, then what happens to them? One of two things. Either they collide with each other and grow by joining together to such a large size that they fall to the ground as rain or snow, or they evaporate and change back into water vapor. It is estimated that, on average, about one-half of all cloud material in precipitation systems eventually falls to the Earth as precipitation, while the other half re-evaporates back into...

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Water Is Precious

12. My school 13. Our Home Garden 14. The Post Office 15. The Market 16. The Crow 17. The Dog 18. The Cat 19. The Parrot 20. The Peacock 21. The Ostrich 22. The Butterfly 23. The Railway Station 24. Street Beggars 25. Rice 26. Snakes 27. Hobbies 28. Rain 29. The Sea 30. The Rainbow 31. Deserts 32. The Moon 33. The Earth 34. Our School Library 35. A Cruel Boy 36. The Coconut Tree 37. Good Manners 38. Help 39. Neighbours 40. My Favourite Subject 41. I travelled in an Over-crowded bus 42. Our Friends-The...

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Pollution Caused by Factories

which have been shown to destroy the ozone layer. Hydrocarbon gases and nitrogen oxides are also frequently emitted by industrial factories. Nitrogen oxides combine with hydrocarbon gases to produce what is known as ‘smog’. Sulfur oxides cause acid rain and comes from the burning of fuel that contains sulfur. Sulfur oxides are mostly produced at power plants or even combustion-driven power plants. There has been a 33% decrease in sulfur oxides emissions between the years of 1983 and 2002. This reduction...

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