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Human Environment

The study of how people have interacted, how they will continue to interact, and

TermDefinition
Global Warming refers to an unequivocal and continuing rise in the average temperature of Earth's climate system.
Greenhouse Gases a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect.
Greenhouse Effect a process by which thermal radiation from a planetary surface is absorbed by atmospheric greenhouse gases, and is re-radiated in all directions.
Acid Rain a rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that it possesses elevated levels of hydrogen ions (low pH). It can have harmful effects on plants, aquatic animals and infrastructure.
Pollution he introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.
Adapt to change (something) so that it functions better or is better suited for a purpose
Depend be controlled or determined by.
Modify make partial or minor changes to (something), typically so as to improve it or to make it less extreme.
Natural Disaster a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes.
Deforestation clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.
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