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Health Geography

Health Geography Definition Health geography is the study of the distribution, diffusion, determinants, and delivery associated with health and health systems in human populations. It is a close relative of medical geography. It shares a focus on geographical variations in health and healthcare. .....

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Global Health Effects and Prevention of Air Pollution

Global Health Effects and Prevention of Air Pollution Air pollution is a chemical, physical or biological agent that alters the natural characteristics regarding the atmosphere. Air pollution is the world’s deadliest environmental problem. It kills 7 million people each year, or one in eight de.....

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Definition, Causes and Effects of Air Pollution

Definition, Causes and Effects of Air Pollution Air pollution is one such form that refers to the contamination of the air, irrespective of indoors or outside. A physical, biological or chemical alteration to the air in the atmosphere can be termed as pollution. It occurs when any harmful gases, .....

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Definition, Causes and Effects of Climate Change

Definition, Causes and Effects of Climate Change About Climate Change – Climate Change is a change which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparative .....

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Prevention of Water Pollution

Prevention of Water Pollution Water pollution is caused by many factors including but certainly not limited to: uncontrolled construction sites, leaking sewer lines, storm-water runoff, accidental spills and leaks, improper discharge of wastes, mining activities, foundries, animal waste, and othe.....

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Describe about Water Pollution

Describe about Water Pollution Over two thirds of Earth’s surface is covered by water; less than a third is taken up by land. As Earth’s population continues to grow, people are putting ever-increasing pressure on the planet’s water resources. In a sense, our oceans, rivers, and.....

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Mount Etna: Surprise Explosion on Sicilian Volcano

Mount Etna: Surprise Explosion on Sicilian Volcano Mount Etna, Europe’s largest volcano, made headlines Thursday (16th March 2017) when an explosion injured at least 10 people. A BBC crew captured the moment in a harrowing video, showing scorching hot rocks and ash pelleting visitors. None of t.....

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To Save the Great Barrier Reef

To Save the Great Barrier Reef To save coral reefs around the world, global temperatures need to level off or decline, according to a new study of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) over the past 20 years. Warming waters are the key driver of mass bleaching, the study found. As the world continues to h.....

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WHO Reports: Environmental Hazards Kill 1.7 Million Children Every Year

WHO Reports: Environmental Hazards Kill 1.7 Million Children Every Year According to two new World Health Organization reports, about 1.7 million children under the age of 5 die each year because of environmental hazards such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, contaminated water, and poor sanit.....

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Atmospheric Greenhouse Effects

Atmospheric Greenhouse effects make Earth’s surface warmer. Carbon dioxide contributes most (55-60%) to the anthropogenic greenhouse effect, and methane is a distant second (16%). The earth’s “greenhouse effect” is what makes this planet suitable for life as we know it. The .....

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Global Commons

Global Commons is a derivation of the term Common. It is the earth’s unwonted natural resources, such as the oceans, the atmosphere and space. It is a term typically used to describe international, supranational, and global resource domains in which common-pool resources are found. It is ty.....

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Wind Farms and Red Kites

The aim of this lecture is to present on Wind Farms and Red Kites. The read kite is under threat in a number of European countries. The causes include poisoning, electrocution, closures of garbage dumps, shortages of live prey, shooting, predation  (racoons), etc. As there is no evidence that.....

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