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6th -Unit 2.1 L Amer

Unit 2.1 SS6G2 & SS6G3 Environment

air pollution chemicals or other materials put in the atmosphere by humans; causes harm or discomfort to humans or the environment.
deforestation the destruction of a forested area, typically as a result of human activities.
climate the weather of a location over time.
natural resources something that is found in nature and is necessary or useful to humans.
smog the combination of vehicle exhaust and factory smoke with fog.
maquiladoras factories in Mexico that are located close to the United States border and are owned by U.S., Japanese, and European countries.
rainforest home to the largest variety of plant and animal species on the planet; known as "lungs of the earth".
lumber wood that has been cut into planks for commercial construction use.
arable land that is good for farming.
commodities any raw material or agricultural product that is bought and sold; examples in Latin America include oranges, papayas, sugarcane, soybeans, and timber.
urban an industrialized area of a city or town.
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