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Deforestation

The state of being clear of trees.The removal of trees.The clearance of a forest, commonly occurring in third world countries for crop-rotation purposes.


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Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... is more of a speculative nature, rather than a desire to see animals fighting to the death. Gorillas are becoming increasingly threatened by deforestation and hunting for bush meat and trophies, while various types of grizzly bear are also threatened. The Mexican grizzly bear is extinct, ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
Views: 18717

Global Warming

... has been caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases, which result from human activities such as the burning of fossil fuel and deforestation. its really a threat to us thank you for posting a thread like this....

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:29 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Global Warming
Replies: 2
Views: 3408

Re: """Global warming"""

... hotter year by year...i did not require heavy quilts for the last 3-4 years...so, it is real...but definitely not due to co2 rise...it is due to deforestation and urbanisation ( means cement,pavement etc) and population..

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by Kuruvilla
Tue Jul 06, 2010 3:46 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: """Global warming"""
Replies: 7
Views: 3288

Recycling

... against paying a premium for recycled paper? What other approaches to paper waste reduction can society take? Is recycling the answer to reducing deforestation and our waste stream? Cite any sources that help you respond to this item. 2.What are the strongest arguments for choosing products made ...

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by MissAshley
Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:04 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recycling
Replies: 5
Views: 2150

Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases

... and the pollution of coastal waters. Expansion of mining and other extractive industries can increase the incidence of diseases like malaria. Deforestation and road building often disrupt forest and river systems increasing the habitats for malaria-carrying mosquitoes and migration of workers ...

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by yincai
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:29 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases
Replies: 0
Views: 4474
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