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Flash adds on Environmental Crisises

Ecology The study of the relationships between living things and their environments
Pesticide Chemical used to kill insects on plants
Earth Day A celebration to honor the earth
Multilateral Environmental Agreement (MEA) Pact among nations to protect the environment
Kyoto Accords Over 160 nations come together to discuss ways to reduce the emission of harmful gases
Three Mile Island A reactor on three mile island overheated and caused a nuclear spill which raised concerns about the future of nuclear power
Chernobyl An explosion at a nuclear plant in Chernobyl released radioactive waste that killed hundreds and caused persistent health problems for many others
Love Canal After noticing certain birth defects and types of cancer forming more than normal a community near Niagara Falls discovered they loved atop decades of old nuclear waste. And after a campaign they finally got the homes torn down.
Bhopal A major disaster occurred at a chemical plant in India. The plant released deadly toxic fumes into the air killing 3,800 people and injuring another 100,000
Valdez Oil Spill (1989) A oil spill threatened lots of sea life in Alaska
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