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Pollution is the process of giving out contaminants such as smoke and carbon dioxide, and too much of a certain product such as light, heat and sound that both cause harm to the environment.
%DETAILS% It has radically reduced the emmissions given off from automobiles. Too bad the big vehicles aren't as closely scrutinized yet.It is absolutly amazing. From a seminar recently, I understand that leaving the fuel cap off will release more hydrocarbons than from the exhaust out the tail p…
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%FOLLOWUPS% Don't want to doubt you, but I'd definitely check to make sure it feels lightly oily or even soak some a few drops into a paper towel and see if it ignited (careful of course). Assume it's not running rough / missing occasional firings, right?   This can also be caused by a def…
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cam lobes are wearing out that's why valves are not opening making back fire out carb. or your timing chain could be wore out. to check this remove distcap and watch the ignition rotor for movement while someone turns the bolt on the crankshaft oneway and then the other until it moves. Also if it ha…
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The downshift cable is probably out of adjustment, GoodluckJoe
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Answer use a string to map the new route of the belt. Mesure the string and go to you local auto parts store. They can find something close. Answer you mean the smug pump? if so in some states it is illigeal to remove it It is illegal to remove. Also, make sure, if you do remove it, that you…
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%FOLLOWUPS% Get inside with a flash light and a friend outside with a garden hose and find out where the leak is.
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Could possibly be a bad water pump. Get it checked by a mechanic. Check water pump first. if that's is not problem it sounds like your timing belt is worn and stretched and needs a new one.
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cut the belt and plug the holes in the block else it will smell like you are on fire. You can remove it, and route the belt or belts to run the other accesories. Or you can get the whole pulley system from a 1970 cadillac and it totally bypassis the smog pump and the put caps in the holes in th…
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There is a small wire clip shaped like an "ohm" sign or the "omega" symbol. picture a horse shoe w/ hips... anyway take something flat like a butter knife or somthing similar and pry gently between the window crank and the door panel and try to see it w/ a flashlight. once you see it you can determ…
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Great question. The pitchers command means that his pitches are doing what he wants them to do. If his intent is to throw a curve ball, then the ball will curve. The pitcher has control when the pitches he throws are staying in the strike zone like he wants. If he wants to throw a ball, then he is …
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I am not a doctor, but I am a biologist. I do know that secretions from the lining of the vaginal wall and from the cervix are common, and during certain cyclic times, secrete more than other times. If the fluid is clearish with no odor, it is probably fine. However, if their is an odor and the flui…
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why does a larger diameter exhaust increase power? lower bac-pressure. A reduction in flow resistance to exhaust gasses leaving the engine is a net increase in flow potential, hence more power. It requires less fuel to do the same work. Now consider putting something in the exhaust system that incre…
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Is your filter in? I'm asking for the simple reason that your running at 2-3lbs, if you were running at 25+ then I would say your having a restriction problem somewhere. (Filter, skimmers, maindrains and so on.) Is this a new or old pool? Did you have a pool company maintaining it? where are you fro…
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UH? haha if your story is lagitament then obviously it will be covered by your insurance, just don't count on those nice low rates and pray they don't find out cuz you'd be sol pal, that's jail time and having a hard time getting insurance from another carrier! So, think about what your consequence…
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Usually a great pain or loss will uncover what is already fragmented underneath. It also depends on how the death is dealt with and how the grief is felt. I feel that the teen was probably rather senstive of nature before even the death of the beloved animal, And the death and loss has triggered an …
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Consider using French drains (submerged piping in gravel that allows surface water to soak into the ground and flow up into the pipe) to carry the water to an appropriate pump/drain system.   -Don't apply anything 24-48 hours before forecasted rain. -Use grasses and groundcover native to the …
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Answer Organisms in streams need oxygen to live when lacking dissolved oxygen it will kill these organisms. edit: unless the organisms in the stream are photosynthetic, in which case they will increase the oxygen levels. however, by far, most organisms in a stream are not photosynthetic and oxyg…
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According to what scientists currently say, humans have no instincts. For example, baby sea turtles know to move toward the water from the shore where their eggs have been laid by nature. This is an INSTINCT. Humans, however, have no such natural behavior. All supposed instincts which some people ma…
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If you are cordial and considerate of other's feelings then there is no reason why you should care what other people think, unless you are doing something that makes you feel guilty within yourself. These would be your own demons to deal with. All men and women at one point or an other like to have…
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There are various materials that can be recycled namely: plastics, paper, iron, aluminium, and glass. The main types of recycling are closed loop recycling and one way production flow as in concern with technical assessment.
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Change your oil, and oil filter!! You do not want to drive the car with low oil pressure. It can cause big problems in the feuture.If the car has over 100k miles on it, it is recommended to put in a thicker oil. Usually the "ticks" that a Saturn makes when cold are the hydrollic lifters not pumping …
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Lake shores with homes on them featuring large grass lawns are a huge source of land degradation as well. Allowing for a natural riparian area (native plants in a protective barrier) can slow degradation from tides or wake and save the property. Impermeable surfaces (urban settings) allow for an in…
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The best tool I know of to remove the manual hand crank to the windows, of all items is a dish rag. Yes I sad it... a dish rag. First crank the window all of the way down, this will add tension for the later steps. Rap the rag around the handle as close to the door panel as possible. The rag doesn'…
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Importance of Conserving Water.Water is too good to waste because it is essential for life. Desalinization is too expensive for most communities. Once water is washed into a sewer system, it's mixed with chemicals that are difficult and very expensive to remove. Watering lawns too often will wash pe…
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A very important note There is no such thing as a 120 volt 50 Hz service! (But see >> Correction! << below.) Various countries around the world use 230 - 240 volts at 50 Hz as their standard national single-phase service - not 120 volts - so the two further answers which were given earl…
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Yes, electricity generation has a huge effect on the environment. Most electricity is generated by power plants using non-renewable fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas. All these fuels release carbon dioxide, a dangerous greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. Most scientists agree that this …
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Answer Apply Baby powder or body powder where you are chafing You can also use body glide where you are chafing.
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no , the frames are different, so are the ehxaust. gm Jim  I couldn't say yes without looking, but the chassis run AFAIK (convertible or not) was from 89-94. My 94 doesnt have a 'molded' place for the exaust to run through, I would think, unless there were some drastic difference I cant seem t…
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possible answerFirst things first is your (check engine light) on? If it is you need to check the codes first. Just take a paper clip or peice of wire and beneath the steering column you'll find a plug jump the far right sockets. this should start making the check engine light flash. Count the flash…
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Condensation. The hot exhaust system is prone to do this, sometimes mufflers have a small hole in them to act as a drain. Don't worry about it.
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the suspension set up and engine torque is completely different on big engined American vehicles to those smaller but more lower down powered Europe vehicles  Also America has long, straight highways. Europe and Japan have more twisting roads, so European & Japanese cars are set up to cop…
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Not sure about this. All rivers run but many are unfit to drink. Most of us drink boiled water (at least as tea, coffee and beer) without a problem (unless we drink too much beer!). As long as water runs, its a safe temprature to drink. I would worry drinking boiled water (100 degrees celcius) I …
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Events Leading Up to WWIThe Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated in Serbia in 1914. Austria (the Archduke's home) demanded an answer from Serbia, and attacked before Serbia could expalin the situation. One thing led to another, and eventually allies from all over the world were pulled into th…
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Pollution can harm trees and cause dieoff if pollution levels are too high. Tree death reduces the amount of wood available. Recycling wood products helps to assure a sustainable supply for the future.
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According to scientists studying such matters then some of the following may happen. •An increase in the trapped heat will: -Change and alter weather patterns •Which in turn will: -Result in some living things not being able to adapt to these changes which will hasten species extinction -Influ…
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Quickly develop other ways of generating renewable electricity. Most of the world's electricity comes from burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas). These all release long-buried carbon dioxide into the greenhouse gases of the atmosphere. Renewable electricity will mean that industry, transp…
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Deforestation (logging) of area to create the mine and roads to transport the mined products. That can result in loss of wildlife and or extinction of species. Chemicals and/or vapours that are produced in smelting get placed in the atmosphere. Not to mention all the resources like metal, electricit…
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The most common cause is improper wire usage such as using non-twisted pair within the home (doorbell wire or alarm wire instead of telephone wire). Another common issue is the cable in the outside plant becoming ungrounded or interference from the electric company wires. Below is a great descriptio…
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same happend to my 91. u gota take off the shifter nob and take off the plastic stuff and then there should be some rubber things u need to replace shouldn't cost more then 10 bucks or so. or u can rig it and drill threw the 2 mettal peices and stick a blot in there
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dash waterfall Check your fresh air intake in front of your windshield theres a plastic cover under the grid if its loose the seal has been broken and water collects under the dash I cleaned mine and put a bead of silicone to seal it In my '94 YJ, it was coming from water coming between the wind…
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crankshaft bearing, timing belt tensioner. if sound is directly above oil pan internally(from listening directly below pan) on timing belt side...im not a honda guy, heard it a couple times. change oil, dont beat it. rebuild. sounds like a valve/lifter tap on bottom of block which valvetrain tap/tic…
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May be a bad fuel pressure regulator.
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Pollution in the ocean is a major problem that is affecting the ocean and the rest of the Earth, too. Pollution in the ocean directly affects ocean organisms and indirectly affects human health and resources. Oil spills, toxic wastes, and dumping of other harmful materials are all major sources of…
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You fight to have your voice heard. Earth and water are very closely linked and even animals such as the beaver, etc., are necessary for the good of rivers and oceans. You can form groups of people or even join groups such as "Greenpeace" to fight big corporations and our governments. The bottom lin…
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It's probably a coat hanger from your exhaust suspension. Seriously, could you, oh, I don't know, DESCRIBE IT or something? Take a picture? Follow it up and see what it's connected to, for all we know it's part of that light-up santa lawn display you drove over coming home drunk on New Year's.LOL
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Answer Does the coolant look milky if so you have a oil cooler leak, these cars have internal oil coolers that are known for springing leaks. Check your head gasket, sounds like it is blown
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Most likely it is coming in throgh the trunk seal. On a dry day wash your car and then open the trunk and see if the trunk seal is wet and there is a trail of water entering the trunk
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If it has a sunroof, check the drain tubes for the sunroof. They plug up and the water gets in the car.
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ask a ford dealer   Yes! See "Related Questions" below for much more about this problem affecting 1999-2003 Windstars.
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I believe that an engine can create a noise underneath the middle of the hood....
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No it has a higher octane rating that helps prevent detonation ( knocking)  It is a myth that cars run better on premium gas, and this myth costs you money big time. Buying premium gas for a truck that only requires regular and you are wasting your money. Mechanics, and car makers will tell yo…
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Answer Just get insured with one of the bigger companies, like Allstate, Farmers, Progressive, Geico. As long as you are both listed, what car you drive and where should not matter. Your rate may fluctuate as different states have different requirements.
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Trained engineers, not politiciansThe first step is to get politicians OUT of the solution. They think they know what they are doing, but rarely do. This is a job for trained engineers. not elected or appointed laymen.Trained engineers must be brought in. Some of the solutions they may offer are:- D…
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Vacuum...the doors are most likely(but not always) controlled by vacuum, and a vacuum leak in the vacuum reservoir or lines could be the cause...for detailed diagnosis...You should be able to find a shop manual at your local library with diagnostics and specs -- make copies of the right sections as…
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Did you bleed all the air out of the system after doing repair work? Trapped air will cause it to overheat. A compression test will verify if the head gasket is blown or not. Is the cooling fan working?A compression check will not always verify a leaky head gasket on a Northstar engine. Most of th…
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It is a sealed unit housing the bulbs. If it shows water beads or collects, it needs to replaced or removed and checked for damage.The only thing you can do besides replace the unit is drill a small hole underthe headlight unit in the middle.This will allow the water to drain. Which maysave your bul…
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A study of karate is overwhelmingly positive, but there are some negatives. And a great deal will depend upon the style of karate, the school and the specific teacher. Pros Health Benefits Flexibility Muscle Tone Stress Relief Cardio Vascular work outs Self Defense Improves Focus Provides Achievab…
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Answer No, It will run just fine on 87. But higher octane won't hurt it. If you have the MazdaSpeed 6 it does require premium due to the turbo.
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How Cardboard is Manufactured They make cardboard out of outer flat sheets (liners) of puncture resistant paper, sandwiching a central "filling" (fluting, so called because it's fluted) of corrugated short fibre paper. The paper used for the fluting may also be "Semi-Chem", so called because chem…
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The job of the police is to make sure the laws of the state and country are obeyed. They are more concerned with day to day laws like speeding cars and drunk-driving. There may be local laws against littering which police may follow up. Laws to do with the environment largely deal with things like …
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In high-income societies each person throws away on average about 4-5 pounds (2 kg) a day.
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For my 94 Tracker it was the fuel pressure regulator that went bad. Cost about $400.00 to have repaired at the dealer. Just another thought, a small hole in the fuel line? or at the fuel filter? At the price of gas htis one's an immediate fix! Are there any places you can park and see if you see an…
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Free EnergyFree energy may refer to:In economy:* Energy at no cost, like mechanic energy which drives wind mill, or light in solar cell which is transormed into DC electric current, i.e. wind power, water power, telluric power, and solar powerIn physics, the term thermodynamic free energy denotes th…
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Because they feel so sad, it not being overwhelmed by your problems, It is a mental disease, an imbalance of chemicals in your brain. The answer below is totally wrong. People who have suicidal thoughts and have sought treatment really know the difference. A person with a healthy mental state can ha…
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Types of surfboards longboards, shortboards; okay that is true, but those are only two types. you have Shortboards, generally used for large waves between 4-12 ft roughly. There are guns which have a shortboard shape, very skinny but tall high 6 foot up to 10 foot these are made for surfing BIG …
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The great depression. Hitler/ Rise of the Nazis. And the 3rd one would be Japan Stuff.
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Answer We have yet to find out what will ultimatly happen. But if we continue to pollute it at the current rate we will see more consequences like global warming and extinction of species. The rate of change that is occurring right now due to our polluting of the earth is believed to be, by some …
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It is definitely a plus the aeroplane was invented for travel and for goods to get from one place to another. They say its safer to travel in a plane than drive but I personally do not want to trust my life to someone 30,000 feet in the air who may or may not be sober and in a good mood. Then too yo…
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Consequences of Overpopulation A psychological study put a high density population of mice in an enclosed area, gave them plenty of bedding material and plenty of food. Mice started to demonstrate aberrant behavior, from food hoarding, mothers killing their offspring, bands of adolescent mice att…
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Britain is at the same latitude as Labrador, yet is much warmer. The reason for this is that a current called the "Gulf Stream" carries water from the Caribbean across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, then to Greenland and back to the Caribbean. Britain is one of the few places where general circulatio…
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Global warming could be influenced by a variety of factors. Millions of years ago a salt water fern absorbed CO2 from the atmosphere. As the ferns died they sank and that carbon became sequestered on the deep sea floor. The result was a gradual cooling of the climate. Volcanoes also vent a lot of h…
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Hey there, Nah it wont cause algae. If ur tank does get algae its probably because of a plant that u have in there that uve added. But that's easily fixed by adding a few drops of algae clear bought from ur aquarium.Hope that helps. Catch! :oD
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Turn Your Steering Wheel Back And Forth Real Hard. Then Try To Turn The Key This Has Worked On Cars For Me. Other Times It Has Been The Tumblers Bad In The Lock. Hope I Didn`t Mess Up Your Question. Good Luck
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see attachedPowerstrokes are very complacated systems, I can help you with this problem but I need more info. Outside temp, condition of oil , is the oil low, condition of fuel and fuel filter, Check engine light, smoking, loud hissing noise when you try to apply more pedal. How does it run warm. Th…
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pie damages your health because it clogs your arteries, 70% of pie eaters have heart attacks in the UK and USA each year.
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Any trash we have can end up in the ocean. Anything from toys to water bottles to plastic bags are out there floating around in the sea. Even cruise ships are aloud to dump their trash straight into the ocean as long as it is the size of a penny, or smaller. The trash is then eaten by an ocean anima…
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The emission of greenhouse gases, mostly carbon dioxide, primarily through burning of fossil fuels, enhanced the natural greenhouse effect and began making the earth warmer. Global warming has already started, as shown by the rise in sea levels and warming in global temperatures.
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Fuel efficency will drop and some power loss.Clean fliter is a must for good air intake,good exhaust emmissions.
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Not much use. Cold countries like Canada and Siberia will have a short-term time in the sun.
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Yes! Humans have almost everything to do with global warming. Two hundred years ago we started to burn fossil fuel (coal, oil and natural gas). This released extra carbon dioxide that had been stored under the ground for millions of years. Before that the greenhouse effect just kept the earth's atm…
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There are very few real advantages to global warming because global warming is causing climate change. More rain in some places might seem to be a benefit, but other places will experience drought and famine. Increased warmth and increased carbon dioxide are thought by some to encourage plant grow…
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The natural carbon cycle and the water cycle have produced a greenhouse effect that has kept the planet comfortably warm since life began. Since the start of the Industrial Revolution about 200 years ago man has been burning fossil fuels for industry, transport and the generation of electricity. Thi…
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Gargling with salt water There is a natural tendency for a substance to move from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration (see osmosis). This means that even water moves from its region of abundance to its region of shortage. Since salt water is more concentrated (less wat…
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yes , it is very deadly to you and the people around you. ANSWER:Yes and no. If you inhale the gas for a long period of time it can make you become lacksidasical. or sleepy and you can die from the methane which replaces the oxygen in your blood stream. It is also very explosive and people have bee…
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Because Saturns are cheap cars, cheaply made with cheap parts. Cheaply made cars (like Saturns) simply do not last long or hold up well. You'll be very lucky to get 100,000 miles out of a Saturn. I'm sorry, but I'm just telling you like it is. Don't spend a lot of money fixing this car, instead go …
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by many factors : solar energy , erthquake energy , and radioactive  by radioactivity inside the erth
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Answer There is no proof that drinking tap water makes you bald. It's genetics. Some women going through menopause can lose hair near the crown to their forehead. Men often have "male pattern baldness." Take a look at your family and you'll know what I mean by genetics. Answer: Drinking tap w…
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Multilingualism is integrated into the country's education system. Also, multilingualism has led to the adoption of English as the official language of the country in order to allow for easier communication.
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how can we save fuel ?easy you can easily dont turn on the air condition
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You can determine a source's biases by the tone they use and certain words as well.___In order to decide whether a source is biased you generally need some knowledge of the subject, including the background.A useful clue is to work out if the source is obsessed with 'pushing' on particular point of …
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Answer NO. And you can't dig a hole to China, either. The answer is Yes. In places. If you were to go straight down from the Azore Islands, you'de come out east of Australia and north of New Zealand.
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Answer Here are the 10 Worst Pollution spots: http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/oct2006/2006-10-18-02.asp The U.S. The United States is the worst offending country in terms of pollution. The US emits 24% of the world's greenhouse gases. Top 5 1. U.S.A. 2. China 3. Japan 4. Germany 5. In…
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Well it has started already!People start global warming when we use pollution that is why people are now walking and riding their bikes to stop global warming.
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The major natural greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide methane ozone Other greenhouse gases include, but are not limited to, nitrous oxide sulfur hexafluoride hydrofluorocarbons perfluorocarbons chlorofluorocarbons (see IPCC list of greenhouse gases)
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It's the oxygen that all plants and animals living in water breathe.
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Gasoline is a fossil fuel, so burning it releases carbon dioxide from millions of years go. This extra CO2 is too much for the carbon cycle to deal with, so the normal greenhouse effect becomes an accelerated greenhouse effect which is causing global warming.
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