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Is Oil a Renewable Resource? How is it Extracted and Environmental Impact of Using Oil as a Fossil Fuel

Millions of years ago, microscopic animals, algae, and zooplankton died and sank to the seafloor. Over the years, they were buried under millions of tons of mud, sediments, and plant debris. Eventually, the shallow seas dried up and only sedimentary basins remained. Deep down this basin floor, the organic remains were compressed between Earth’s mantle, …

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Hydroelectric Energy

Hydroelectric energy is a renewable form of energy produced by the moving water. It comes from the Greek word” hydro” which means water. During the ancient times, water had been used to turn the turbines for grinding flours and bread. Many years passed, the water mills had become a common way in producing hydroelectric energy. …

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Biomass Energy

The Biomass is an organic matter that can be used as a source of energy. It is derived from the energy crops to agricultural residues and waste and from the living organisms. Examples of biomass sources are wood products, dried vegetarians, crop residues, aquatic plants, and much more. These are used to create a biofuel. …

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Terrible Effects of Agricultural Pollution

Agricultural pollution scores the highest when it comes to water quality impacts to lakes, rivers, streams and oceans. The fertilizers, pesticides, manure, herbicides and other agrochemicals have given rise to widespread contamination of waterways and ground waters, in turn affecting plants, wildlife, humans, and animals. High levels of poison degrade waters, and the chemical nutrients …

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Natural and Man-made Causes of Climate Change

The climate changes when the total amount of energy in the Earth’s atmosphere changes. The energy changes spread out around the globe upsetting climate processes. There are many causes for these energy shifts, called climate forcers; some internal in the climate itself, some natural but external to climate, and some man-made. According to Wikipedia, “Climate …

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