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Group2- Air Pollution

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students have created a slide show that depicts the outcomes of pollution in the air.

students have created a slide show that depicts the outcomes of pollution in the air.

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  • There are some very obvious inaccuarcies on this slide show. Ozone and greenhouse gases are not the same thing!
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  • 1. Oxides of nitrogen
          • A mixture of gases that are composed of nitrogen and oxygen.
          • Released by a variety of agricultural and forestry activities as well as fuel burning activities and cigarette smoking.
  • 2. Carbon monoxide
      • A highly poisonous, colourless, odourless and tasteless gas.
      • Released from vehicles, fuel burning and smoking cigarettes.
  • 3. Acetone & Ammonia
  • 4. Acetaldehyde Ethanol Sulfuric acid Lead Nitric acid Cyanide compounds Methanol Chlorine
  • 5. These hazardous and potentially fatal chemicals, as well as over 70 more, are affecting us all.
  • 6.  
  • 7. You are breathing them in everyday.
  • 8.  
  • 9. They are making us sick.
  • 10. Coughing, sneezing, choking, and chest pain
  • 11. Pneumonia
  • 12. oxygen deficiency oxygen deficiency oxygen deficiency Oxygen deficiency (essentially cardiac arrest)
  • 13. Leukemia
  • 14. oxygen deficiency oxygen deficiency oxygen deficiency Cancer
  • 15. Australia's air pollution death toll is higher than fatalities from road accidents.
  • 16. 1700 people die annually from road accidents.
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  • 18. 2400 people die each year due to air pollution.
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  • 20. This number increases if long-term effects of air toxics on cancer are included.
  • 21. And it’s not only humans that are slowly being poisoned ; the environment is suffering too.
  • 22. These chemicals are thickening the ozone layer.
  • 23. It gets thicker and the Earth gets warmer as more and more of the Sun’s rays are getting trapped in the Earth’s atmosphere.
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  • 25. Carbon dioxide is the biggest contributor to the thickening of the ozone layer.
  • 26. By the end of the 21st century, carbon dioxide levels will have incresed by up to 75-350% (compared to pre-industrial levels)
  • 27. As the Earth heats up, our plants and animals are dying because they can’t adapt to the high temperatures.
  • 28. This problem is only getting worse.
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  • 30. Imagine if all plant and animal life disappeared and you did nothing to stop it.
  • 31. You might think that there is nothing that you can do. But you can!
  • 32. Taking simple actions can make a world of difference.
  • 33. Turn off unnecessary electrical appliances at the power point wherever possible.
  • 34. Make it your goal to purchase 'Green Power' - power generated from clean, renewable energy such as solar or wind.
  • 35. Wear warmer clothes as your first action to keep warm, before deciding to use a heater or other heating element.
  • 36. Purchase and install energy efficient light bulbs.
  • 37. Together we can take these small actions to create a better world for today and the future.
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