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    The excitement of the residents of the Love Canal has not lasted too long. More terrible news ensued. People living far away from the pollution center were beginning to worry about their own safety. In November 1978, more than 200 compounds were found in the landfill site of which about 200 tons contained hazardous dioxin Dioxin [2, 3, 7, and 8 tetrachlorodibenzoparadioxin (TCDD)], a highly toxic carcinogen. The identification of dioxins made the inhabitant extremely panic (Philips et al., 2007)…

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    little thought to the environmental impact their new obsession with growth and consumption had. These impacts were easily ignored because they were not immediately seen. Coal burning, the automobile, acid rain, ozone depletion, water and nuclear pollution, all effects of economic growth, would alter the environment and it would be forever changed by the twentieth century. During the century the world population increased to reach 6 billion, this escalating population, plus new technologies…

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    In the video pollution solution number 2570, Bill Nye helps us try to understand pollution of the earth in the form of toxic wastes, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and noise. He states that the earth is an ecosystem and demonstrates how human beings, industries, and other facilities pollute the earth which is a closed ecosystem. He further states that most of pollution comes from human beings but not big factories and power plants that everyone thinks. This takes place in the form of small…

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    by swallowing plastic bags thinking they are jellyfishes. Terry Swearingen once said, “We are living on the planet as if we have another one to go to.” Even though pollution is affecting the world and our future, it is still being ignored. According to The American Heritage Science Dictionary, pollution is the “contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living…

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    Present and Justify a Problem and Solution Requirements. ^Egypt grand challenges^ 1- Reduce pollution 2- Improve sources of clean water. 3- Increase industrial base for Egypt. 4- Improve use of arid area. 5- Improve the use of alternative energies. 6- Deal with exponential population growth. 7- Reduce urban congestion. 8- Increase opportunities…

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    this did not exclude Auckland city. To certain people, the usage of vehicles is part of necessities of their daily life. Carbon dioxide, Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide are formed and produced when using vehicles (Sanders, 2012). These pollute the air we breathe. In addition, not only it affects…

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    way we live. It is the main cause of pollution, and a huge issue to us as humans, and the environment around us. According to the World Wildlife Fund, “Many of the activities and products that make modern human life possible are polluting the world. Even places that are relatively untouched by 21st-century developments experience the effects of pollution”. Humans activities…

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    the Earth with toxic chemicals from pollution of companies’ factories. Factories being built for production efforts to fulfill the market. The factories create waste, but they do not use any efficient way to dispose of the waste. The companies decide on cutting cost of developing to ways to safely dispose of the waste. The factories use cheap easy ways to dispose of waste through dumping waste in the rivers and streams. The effects of not taking control of pollution leads to people getting sick.…

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    Smog In Los Angeles

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    nearly every person drives a car, smog builds up quickly. In addition to the car-emissions, smog also forms in Los Angeles as a result of the industrial factories. Although Los Angeles now contains few of the (once ubiquitous) industrial plants, the pollution still moves in from neighboring cities. On a daily basis, thousands of grams of nitrogen dioxide still enter the atmosphere. Los Angeles’ geography…

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    Stop Littering

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    Everyday, things like driving to work and throwing something away can little by little start chipping away at the earth. Cars produce pollution, and trash goes into a landfill somewhere. Climate change needs our help to stop it. Little things like walking to working and recycling can help and change our ways to save the earth. Climate change is ravaging earth, and we can stop it. One thing to do is stop littering. Littering can kill animals if they eat or get stuck in trash such as…

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