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El Nino
"the boychild"
El Nino
periods of tiem when unusually warm surface water along the western coast of South America causes extreme conditions around the globe, from floods to droughts
the Gaia
ancient Greek goddess of the earth
the greenhouse effect
the warming of the earth's surface and atmosphere due to the earth absorbing more of the sun's radiation than usual
the "Ring of Fire"
network of earthquakes and volcanoes that exist along tectonic plate boundaries in the Pacific Ocean
the thermal spring
a pool of water that is heated by underground volcanic activity