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Effects of Snow

It is interesting to observe the effect that the arrival of snow has on people in different countries. There are those countries for whom the arrival of the first snow showers is an expected annual event. There are those countries for whom the arrival of snow at any time of the year would be almost unheard of, and would be regarded as a major climatic catastrophe, or even a miracle. But there are countries between these two ‘extremes’ that normally expect snow some time over the winter months, but never receive it regularly or in the same quantities every year.

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Amaranth is a kind of high-protein grain. It may easily be grown in many areas which are unable to support other crops.  Agriculturalists think it is a promising crop which may help feed a hungry population in the future.  It is not a new idea to grow amaranth as a foodstuff.

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Winds and Typhoons

Like all gases, air constantly moves. Masses of air, warm or cool, wet or dry, move across land and sea and bring about weather changes. During this process, one air mass replaces another. When air is heated, it expands. Hot air is less dense than cold air. For this reason, it rises and leaves behind an area of low pressure. Unlike hot air, cold air has a large density.

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Losing Fertile Land

Every year in many developing countries large areas of land that once produced food become completely unproductive, causing the residents of these areas to suffer. They have to move to other places or die of starvation. The problem is not caused by pollution; it is not the result of poisonous chemicals which contaminate the land. Pollution is not the only way to destroy the environment. U can also be destroyed by humans who disturb the ecological balance of an area in other ways.

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