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External Costs from Pollution By Homework Help Classof1
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Ozone pollution, more commonly known as smog, is one of our most persistent environmental problems, Smog results from the mixing of several pollutants, including nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and... More > volatile organic compounds. Smog causes health problems, triggering asthma attacks in the 15 million people in the United States who suffer from asthma and causing other respiratory problems, leading to premature deaths.< Less
1-Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
1-Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
1—Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In this hardbound edition of the 1st novel of the new series, Tom and his father are ordered to attend a meeting of a world organization on pollution. As they stand practically accused of being among... More > the worst, they are secretly being requested to help create a means to scrub environmental pollutants from the air over the South Pole and to rebuild the ozone layer. As they leave they are accosted by a strange African man who claims that his nation has no water and that Tom must help or all of his people will die. After investigating the situation the young inventor realizes that the man's plea is in earnest and so he now has two major projects to work on: Fix the ozone layer and bring water to a drought-ridden nation. To make things more complicated, a mysterious squadron of all-black MIG fighters keep appearing wherever Tom goes, seemingly bent on destroying everything he is working toward and may even be out to kill him! Is this going to be possible, or is this to be Tom's first major failure?< Less
A Civilisation from the Planet Neputar By Barrie Taylor
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A Civilisation from the Planet Neputar is set in South Africa where three teenagers become friends. One day they see a huge metallic object parked on an isolated part of the beach. When they... More > investigate further they get abducted by hideous looking alien creatures who ride off with them into the galaxy. The aliens are in fact friendly and wish only to educate humans about the imminent destruction of our planet - caused by global warming, pollution, CFC gases and the depletion of our ozone layer. The children experience many adventures in space. They have several near death experiences but each time the aliens ensure their safety and eventually return them to Earth, unharmed. The book is packed full of scientific facts and will educate the reader/child in an entertaining way. The author is an experienced pilot with over 40 years of flying and has used much of his knowledge to make the story more realistic.< Less
Les apprentis-sorciers By Michel-Alexandre Prévost
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Vers où se dirige notre monde? Récit onirique et romanesque de l'avenir proche de notre terre. Vision pessimiste ou profondément humaniste? . . . En 2093, le globe porte dix... More > milliards d’êtres humains, la Chine, l’Inde et d’autres pays se sont considérablement développés. La pollution est telle que la couche d’ozone a pratiquement disparu entraînant des températures diurnes insupportables et un rayonnement solaire hautement cancérigène. La surface du globe apparaît totalement brûlée. L’intelligence de l’homme, une fois encore, lui permettra-t-elle de survivre ?< Less
Les apprentis-sorciers By Michel-Alexandre Prévost
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Vers où se dirige notre monde? Récit onirique et romanesque de l'avenir proche de notre terre. Vision pessimiste ou profondément humaniste? . . . En 2093, le globe porte dix... More > milliards d’êtres humains, la Chine, l’Inde et d’autres pays se sont considérablement développés. La pollution est telle que la couche d’ozone a pratiquement disparu entraînant des températures diurnes insupportables et un rayonnement solaire hautement cancérigène. La surface du globe apparaît totalement brûlée. L’intelligence de l’homme, une fois encore, lui permettra-t-elle de survivre ?< Less
de l'environnement naturel à l'environnrment socio-culturel By Dr Georges Guérin
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Quand on parle d’environnement, ce mot éveille des sentiments divers. Il peut engendrer un certain malaise, une certaine angoisse surtout en ce qui concerne notre avenir. Il fait penser... More > à la raréfaction de la couche d’ozone, au réchauffement de la planète, à la pollution, à la destruction, à la maladie, à la souffrance, etc… Dans ce livre, nous étudierons le plus objectivement possible la situation de notre planète. L’anthropologie, l’éthologie, et en particulier les travaux de Mac Lean, vont nous faire découvrir comment la Nature dans son évolution et ses transformations a pu donner naissance à cet être (exceptionnel de conscience), capable du meilleur comme du pire qu’est l’Homme. Nous essaierons de découvrir les aspects négatifs et surtout positifs de cette évolution progressive du niveau de conscience. Puis, conscients de notre responsabilité, nous suggérerons des solutions possibles afin de corriger nos erreurs, surtout en ce qui concerne notre écosystème environnemental.< Less