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Acid rain is rain mixed with sulphuric, nitric and other acids formed by gases released into the atmosphere when fossil fuels are burned (factory smoke, cars, etc.). Acid rain is considered responsible for damaging forests and crops, and is particularly harmful to fish and other aquatic life in rivers and lakes. ____

Climate change, which is often called global warming, refers to changes in weather patterns including: - a rise in global temperatures - a rise in sea level. ____

Fuels that are formed in the ground from the remains of dead plants and animals. Fossil fuels are not a renewable resource. Once consumed they are gone forever. When burned, they are a major cause ofgreenhouse gases andglobal warming. _____

Cutting down trees, which provide oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide,is seen as a cause of increased greenhouse effect. Deforestation also entails the destruction of animal habitats. ____

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Greenhouse gases are gases that trap the heat of the sun in the earth'satmosphere, producing the greenhouse effect. The result is an increase in the temperature of the earths surface. Greenhouse gases include water vapour, CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone. _____

A measure of the effect that human activities have on the climate(measured in units of carbon dioxide). _____

The release or discharge into the air of pollutant substances such as gas 3Rs: or smoke. ____ Reducing using less; Conservation - protecting, Reusing by reusing materials h we can cut down on the amountnatural maintaining or improving Environment of rubbish we produce; themsafe from - the surroundings resources,is the study of the Ecology to keep Recycling - the process of and external conditions that relationship degradation and destruction or of living things minimising waste by recovering (plants, animals and affect the growth conserve them for future materials and transforming anddevelopment of living humans)with each other and them generations. _____ into new products. ____ with their environment. ____ things. ____ o n

things that interact with each other and with the physical world. Anything that is unwanted or It can be as small as a tiny unused and is or as large asis pool thrown away a waste. ____ hugedesert. ____

Biodegradable - capable of being broken down or decomposed by natural biological processes. The term is used to refer to "environmentally friendly" products. Many chemicals, food scraps, cotton, wool, and paper are biodegradable;plastics and polyester Ecosystem is a system of living generally are not. _____

Pollution - contamination of the air, water, or soil with substances that can causeharm to human health or the environment. ____

Sustainable development - economic development which ensures that the use of resources and theenvironment today does not compromise the needs of future generations. ____

A landfill is a large hole in the ground where waste from peoples homes or from industry is buried. A dump is a place where large amounts of waste are taken. ___