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A team of researchers discovered incredolous amounts of cadium and arsenic in the air of the hotspots of Portland, which can prove hazardous to human health such as development of anomalies in children and cancer. During the investigations of these hotspots, the same team of researchers found an unlikely indicator of highly polluted air: the moss named Orthotrichum lyelli, which is not only cheaper than the current method they are using, but also much much more economical.

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Since they began in the GMO business, Monsanto has caused a lot of collateral damage to the environment with their Genetically Modified crops. For example, their Monsanto Roundup Canola has made organic canola nonexistent in the prairies, according to Saskatchewan Organic Directorate, due do pollen drifting across fields, thereby contaminating the growth of organic canola and making it GMO as well. Their Roundup products have also, over the last thirty years, been shown to reduce the amphibian population as the main active ingredient in it. glyphosate, is very toxic.

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I lived in Philippines for more than half of my life and the first thing i noticed as soon as i moved here to Canada was how much more cleaner the air and place is. Since developing countries such as Philippines are growing not only in population but also economically, more garbage being thrown and neglected by road sides and canals are inevitable. What could be avoided though, is neglecting road side garbage, improper water and canal management and the protection of the countries' endangered species.

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I like the idea of electric cars, being a fan of technology myself, it is not hard to image how happy I would be to try a tesla or simply ride a nissan leaf. In the recent years, the Government of both Canada and USA have made many improvements to the highways isntalling many electric vehicule charging stations allong resting areas to help people travel long distance. I believe electric cars are the future and will cause less pollution. 

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Scientists have recorded that the global temperature has been rising constantly since the industrial revolution. Though some speculate it to be a pattern that goes around every 100 thousand years, it is still becoming a huge problem as our technology advances.According to Jeff Tollefson's article, reducing the methane and black carbon emmisions could immensely decrease the projected warming by 2050.

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