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Human Causes of Extinction

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acid rain

acid rain

Low-pH precipitation that forms when air pollution combines with water.
climate

climate

Typical weather in an area over a long period of time.
fossil fuels

fossil fuels

Remains of long-dead organisms that now serve as an energy source, such as as oil, coal, or natural gas.
global warming

global warming

Global rise in Earth’s temperature due to increases of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.

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