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Cancer and the Climate Change

Posted by on Nov 11, 2010 in Ecology | 15 comments

Cancer and the Climate Change

The Ozone layer at the top of the earth’s atmosphere is supposed to protect the earth from harmful rays from outer space. If the Ozone gets damaged, more rays permeate the atmosphere and one of the results is an increase in skin and other forms of Cancer. It can be supposed, that a healthy way of live will decrease the chances to get cancer. The risk of a heavy cigarette smoker to get cancer is much higher than the risk of one who does not smoke. If nature gets polluted beyond a...

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