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What is conservation?
protecting and preserving natural resources and the enviroment
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What is global warming?
The increase of temperature of the earths atmosphere.
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What is natural resources?
Naturally occuring materials such as oils and fertile land, which can be used by humans.
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What is stewardship?
Looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation.
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How does natural climate change help cause global warming?
It produce more carbon dioxide from volcanic erruptions, animals,bacteria and the ocean more than humans are ever likely to.
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How does solar activity help cause global warming?
High carbon emissions during WW2. Temperatures dropped after it. So people believe that carbon levels don't link to carbon levels.
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What are three solutions to reduce causes of global warming?
: use electricity made by wind, sea and solar power instead of burning fossil fuels. Cars to run on electricity and biodiesel. Increase using public transport to reduce carbon emmisons.
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What is acid rain?
The burning of fossil fuels releasing sulphuric acid making rain acidic.
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How can we reduce acid rain?
If we stop using fossil fuels then acid rain will not be produced. An alternative method would be electricity.
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What is eutrophication?
An excess of nitrates and phosphates in rivers leads to lack of oxygen and harms aquatic life and plants.
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How can we prevent Eutrophication?
Cut down by improved sewage treatment and less use of phosphates as detergents.
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What is Radioactive Pollution?
Don't produce carbon dioxide, they produce nuclear waste which takes thousands of years to be safe.
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How can we prevent radioactive pollution?
Nuclear can be reprocessed so 97% of the waste can be reused.
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4 Effects of Global Warming?
increase sea levels, excessive rain and flooding, extreme weather, animals die out as they cannot adapt.
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What is global warming?

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The increase of temperature of the earths atmosphere.

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What is natural resources?

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What is stewardship?

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How does natural climate change help cause global warming?

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