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Rain that has become acidic due to pollutants in the air *Sulfur dioxide *Nitrogen Oxides Causes damage to nature and manmade structures when it falls down to the earth. Air Pollution Air pollution includes all contaminants found in the atmosphere. These dangerous substances can be either in the form of gases or particles. Global Warming The gradual heating of the Earth due to greenhouse gases, leading to climate change and rising sea levels. Renewable energy, energy efficient buildings and sustainable travel are examples of ways to help avert the greenhouse effect. Ozone depletion Water Pollution Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies such as lakes, rivers, oceans, and groundwater. Overpopulation Overpopulation is a condition where an organism's numbers exceed the carrying capacity of its habitat. Rainforest Destruction The immediate causes of rainforest destruction are clear. The main causes of total clearance are agriculture and in drier areas, fuel wood collection. The main cause of forest degradation is logging Are you affected with these problems? What is your plan today?
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