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Poverty and Affluence and Environmental Impact

Poverty and Affluence and Environmental Impact It is important to point out the differences in how poor societies and wealthy societies affect the environment. Poverty impacts the environment negatively. The definition of poverty is being unable to meet one’s basic … Continue reading

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The Growing Threat of Outdoor Air Pollution

According to a recent report, outdoor air pollution was the cause of death for 1.2 million people in China in the year 2010. To put that in perspective, it was forty percent of the global total of premature deaths from … Continue reading

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The Arctic Sea Ice: It’s Melting…Melting

The summer of 2012 showed a record low of sea-ice extent in the Arctic. What was missing was an examination of the sheer volume of ice on top of the ocean. Such information is crucial because it indicates how vulnerable … Continue reading

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