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Here are some tips how you can protect yourself: Check the daily air pollution forecast for your area When the air pollution is high, try to avoid exercising outdoors In general, try to avoid exercising near high-traffic areas And most ...

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The main water pollutants are: bacteria viruses parasites fertilisers pesticides pharmaceutical products nitrates phosphates plastics faecal waste radioactive substances

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Recycling offers important environmental benefits, such as: Reduces emissions of greenhouse gases Reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators Conserves natural resources Prevents pollution Saves energy

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Soil is of great importance for biodiversity, as it is considered the basis of life for a large number of plants and animals. Furthermore, soils provide the essential substrate on which most crops grow. This means that the food we ...

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Soil is a natural resource consisting of weathered mineral and organic materials, air and water, which is on the immediate surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.

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Forest fires produce smoke and ash, which produce a mixture of toxic pollutants that can remain in the air for weeks. This pollution can cause the following: Eye, nose, throat and lung irritation Decreased lung function Pneumonia, bronchitis, exacerbation of ...

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Air pollution refers to the pollution in the air. More precisely, there are substances in the atmosphere that are harmful to the health of humans and other living beings or cause damage to the climate or materials. Air pollution is caused ...

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The Paris Agreement is an international agreement to fight climate change. It was adopted by 197 countries in December 2015 and aims to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Parties are committed to reach the peak of their greenhouse gas emissions ...

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Greenhouse effect refers to the process whereby radiation from the atmosphere of the planet warms the planet's surface to a temperature above that which would prevail in the absence of that atmosphere. To simplify, here is the step-by-step process of the ...

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Global warming: is the increase in global temperatures that is mainly caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Climate change: is the increasing changes in the measures of climate over a long-term period. It includes precipitation, temperature and ...

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When large explosive eruptions occur, large amounts of volcanic gas, aerosol droplets and ash are blown into the stratosphere. The injected ash has little effect on climate change because it falls quickly from the stratosphere.But volcanic gases like sulphur dioxide ...

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Tar sands are a deposit of fossil fuels. These sands can be either a loose sand or partially consolidated sandstone that contains a naturally occurring mixture of sand, water, clay and bitumen - a viscous type of oil. They are ...

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We cannot solve climate change by planting trees alone. Of course, trees can help by absorbing and storing CO2, but the main cause of global warming is greenhouse gases that trap heat in our atmosphere. Therefore, we need to reduce ...

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We can reduce carbon emission through protecting ecosystems and preventing further destruction of forests. Since trees and plants absorb CO2, large-scale afforestation and restoration of degraded ecosystems such as wetlands are also potentially significant methods of carbon dioxide ...

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Carbon capture is the process of capturing CO2 from large emission sources (power plants, gas processing plants, industrial plants) and then compressing it before transporting it to places where the CO2 can either be used or stored.