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Ships Ships in Desert Desert ---- A topic of Global warming ---- A topic of Global warming
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We were anchored in We were anchored in what used to be the most what used to be the most productive fishing site in productive fishing site in all of central Asia… all of central Asia… Where there should have Where there should have been gentle green been gentle green waves…, there was waves…, there was nothing but hot dry sand nothing but hot dry sand --- as far as I could in all --- as far as I could in all directions. directions. The Aral disappeared ten The Aral disappeared ten years ago… years ago… A strategic topic: Environmental Crisis What has happed to our earth? How could that happened ? What is the way out ?
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Figure 2. Satellite image of deforestation in the Amazon region, taken from the Brazilian state of Para on July 15, 1986. The dark areas are forest, the white is deforested areas, and the gray is re-growth. The pattern of deforestation spreading along roads is obvious in the lower half of the image. Scattered larger clearings can be seen near the center of the image.
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Photograph by Roger Ressmeyer © Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis  Throngs of people enjoy the midday air in Beijing. China’s birthrate continues to climb despite rigorous  government family planning policies. 
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Understanding the text: Underlying causes of Environmental crisis Global Warming / Greenhouse Effect CO 2 from Power Plants CO 2 Dioxide Emitted from Cars Ozone depletion Ozone depletion trucks/ airplanes/ buildings GHGS: Methane /Nitrous oxide The loss of living species The loss of living species Carbon in Atmosphere and Ocean Deforestation Population explosion; over reliance on Science and technology Population explosion; over reliance on Science and technology
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Local or global? Puzzling responses to the signals:
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