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Acid Rain

  Acid rain is made up of water droplets that are unusually acidic because of atmospheric pollution, most notably the excessive amounts of sulfur and nitrogen released by cars and industrial processes. It is easily defined as rain, fog, sleet or snow that has been made acidic by pollutants in the air as a result

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Air Pollution : Causes, Effects and Solutions.

Pollution is now a common place term, that our ears are attuned to. By definition, pollution refers to any matter that is “out of place”. In other words, it is what happens when toxins, contaminants, and other harmful products are introduced into an environment, disrupting its normal patterns and functions. Air pollution it occurs when

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Garbage in a landfill stays for abouth 30 years.

Various sources say that the average American generates nearly 5lbs of garbage a day! That’s a lot of garbage. If you’re not currently into recycling then chances are your garbage is going to be in a landfill for a very very long time. The trip for trash starts in your trash can at home, goes

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How Much Wood is Used to Make Paper?

In the United States, the wood used for the manufacture of paper is mainly from small diameter bolts and pulpwood. It is usually measured by the cord or by weight. Although the fiber used in making paper is overwhelmingly wood fiber, a large percentage of other ingredients is needed. Paper is made from a mix

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More than 1/3 of all Energy is Used by People at Home

About 80% of people in the world have access to electricity. This figure has increased in the last decade, mainly due to increasing urbanization. But despite the fact that more and more people are getting access to electricity we use very different amounts of it. Using data from the World Energy Council we can compare

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