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Environmental Challenges

Megalopolises Areas where cities have grown so large they run into each other.
Developing countries Countries seeking to industrialize, but still wanting to follow traditional ways.
Developed countries Have long been industrialized can offer a higher standard of living.
Deforestation One of the by-products of a growing world population.
Habitat The special environments required for particular organisms to live.
Desertification Turning of fertile land into desert.
Greenhouse effect The gases trap solar energy in the form of heat, the same way that a nursery greenhouse does.
Chlorofluorocarbons Gases used in aerosols, air conditioning, refrigerators , and foam packaging, has also raised concern amount scientists
Acid rain Sulfur gas produced by factories mixes with moisture in the air
Standard of living The measure of a persons wealth and personal well-being.
Droughts Long periods without rain.
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