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the byproduct of nuclear reactions that gives off (usually harmful)

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The spontaneous emission of matter or energy from the nucleus of an unstable atom (the emitted
matter or energy is usually in the form of alpha or beta particles, gamma rays,
or neutrons).

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A large, dense forest in a hot, humid region (tropical or subtropical).
Rainforests have an abundance of diverse plant and animal life, much of which
is still uncatalogued by the scientific community.

Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, also called recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBST). This
is a genetically engineered hormone that is injected into dairy cows to increase
their milk production. Cows injected with rBGH have shorter life spans and are
much more likely to suffer from udder infections. rBGH is only legal in three
countries: the United States, South Africa, and Mexico. RBGH has been banned in
Canada, the European Union and elsewhere because of inadequate testing and some
evidence that it leads to cancer.

System of collecting, sorting, and
reprocessing old material into usable raw materials.

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Recycling– EPA


A population explosion or bloom of minute, single-celled marine organisms called dinoflagellates. Billions of these cells can accumulate in protected bays where the toxins they contain can poison other marine life.

Energy produced from sources such as wind, water flow, and solar
irradiation, that are either unlimited in supply or can be reformed.

Also See: Green Energy

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Types of Renewable Energy

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An artificial lake created and used for the storage of water.