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  • {{Chemical warfare vert}} ...tional weapon]]s or [[nuclear weapon]]s because the destructive effects of chemical weapons are not primarily due to any [[explosion|explosive]] force.
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  • ...iated with certain environmental problems, such as the release of chemical pollutants during manufacture or incineration, and the problem of plastic litter that ...traced from the use of natural materials such as [[shellac]] to the use of chemically modified natural materials, such as natural [[rubber]] and [[nitrocellulo
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  • ...ymonline>Online Etymology Dictionary, [ Gasoline.] Retrieved September 9, 2008.</ref> and is often confuse|Russian]]), and other variants of this word. The usage derives from the chemical [[benzene]], not from [[Bertha Benz]], who used chemists' shops to purchase
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  • ...ents of various nations have instituted measures to reduce the emission of pollutants. ...The mesopause lies near the ''turbopause'', the band below which different chemical species are well mixed by turbulent eddies.
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  • ... environmental factors (carcinogens), such as tobacco smoke, UV radiation, chemicals, or infectious agents. ...ification and removal of carcinogens from the environment, such as harmful chemicals from [[pollution]] or exposure to occupational hazards such as [[asbestos]
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  • ...'''quicksilver''' (chemical symbol '''Hg,''' [[atomic number]] 80), is a [[chemical element]] and [[transition metal]] that at room temperature and pressure is ...oughout the world. Elemental mercury is used in the manufacture of certain chemicals, [[paint]]s, [[battery (electricity)|batteries]], electronic items, and fl
    41 KB (5,927 words) - 21:34, 17 September 2018
  • outlets for their [[creativity]] such as [[architecture]], [[art]], the search for [[knowledge]] through [[science]] or [[philosophy]], as well as the dev ... for Research and Action," ''International Journal of Urban and Regional Research'' 6(3) (1982): 319.</ref>
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  •>ZenoBank, [ Company Profile for BP PLC (BP).] Retrieved October 10, 2008.</ref>| ...s stations. BP and its subsidiaries are also engaged in the manufacture of chemicals, plastics, synthetic fibers, and animal-feed products.
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  • ...h a characteristic sharp, biting odor. It is one of the most prominent air pollutants and a poison by inhalation. This gas is present in small quantities in smo ...ience?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6WDS-49WMV2W-1&_user=432163&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000020718&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=432163&md5
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  • ... and soil pollution, soil pollution resulting from the use of agricultural chemicals, air pollution resulting from emissions by coal- and oil-fired power stati ...fascist regime, backed by the army and the Heimwehr (Home Defence League), searched the headquarters of and banned the Socialist Party. Later Dollfuss abolis
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  • ... spoke out for the environment, even when attacked as an alarmist by giant chemical corporations and even some in the government. appalled I became," she wrote later, explaining her decision to start researching what would eventually become her most famous work, ''Silent Spring.'' "W
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  • The Yangtze is flanked with [[metallurgy|metallurgical]], power, chemical, auto, building material and machinery industrial belts, and high-tech deve ...he Baiji [[Chinese River Dolphin]] was declared extinct after an extensive search of the river revealed no signs of the dolphin's inhabitance. In 2007, fears
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  • ...chemical symbol '''U''', [[atomic number]] 92) is a silvery [[metal]]lic [[chemical element]] in the [[actinide series]] of the [[periodic table]]. The heavies ...hester]] that [[bacteria]] can reduce and fix uranium in [[soil]]s. This research is continuing at the university of [[Plymouth]] by Dr Keith Roach and S Han
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  • ...nd [[tourism]]. In addition, they provide opportunities for scientific [[research]] and [[education]]. However, many estuaries are under threat from [[overfi (of the sea)."<ref>[ Estuary] Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved December 19, 2008.
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  • ...mphasis and related to a particular area of technology. Examples include [[chemical engineering]], [[electrical engineering]], [[environmental engineering]], [ ...on Britannica"/> The role of the chemical engineer was the design of these chemical plants and processes.<ref name="ECPD Definition on Britannica"/>
    41 KB (5,822 words) - 16:24, 6 September 2017
  • ..., [[sugarcane]], and [[potato]]es. Industries include automobiles, cement, chemicals, consumer electronics, food processing, machinery, mining, petroleum, phar ...India has also become a major exporter of software as well as financial, research, and technology services. India's software exports are growing at the rate
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  • ...ands of Haapai, and the Fiji Islands. In 1721, Jacob Roggeveen set sail in search of a great southern continent. On Easter Day, 1722, he landed at Rapa Nui ( waste from [[livestock]] and [[humans]]. The excess of oxygen depleting chemicals in the water leads to [[hypoxia]] and the creation of a [[dead zone]].<ref
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  • ...[[Oil]]<br/>[[Natural Gas]]<br/>[[Petroleum]]<br/>[[Lubricant]]<br/>[[Petrochemical]]<br/>[[ConocoPhillips#Business_units|List of marketing brands]]| ...ips is currently exploring how to extract oil from new sources, as well as searching for alternative and sustainable sources of energy.
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  • ...ities: Crude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals. Export partners: [[Italy]] 12.2 percent, [[U.S.]] 11.4 percent, [[Spain]] Imports: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels
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  • ...ect pests of [[cotton]], are all attacked by many beneficial insects and research can be conducted in identifying critical habitats, resources needed to main ...c appears to hold much promise, only a few examples have been adequately researched and developed.
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