We are sorry for the lack of new contact, we condensed a few new issues into newsletters that can be found at wau14.com, we will give the site a re-haul in the new
year, thank you for the continued support, we … Continue Reading ››
We always need new writers for HomeFront so if you think you can become a productive part of the HF team contact us with your idea’s. We also need tips, idea’s, recipes (with pictures you took), images of your children, information … Continue Reading ››
Acid rain is a widespread term used to describe all forms of acid precipitation (rain, snow, hail, fog, etc.). Atmospheric pollutants, particularly oxides of sulphur
and nitrogen, can cause precipitation to become more acidic when converted to sulphuric and nitric acids, hence the term acid rain. Acid deposition, acid … Continue Reading ››
The ozone layer absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation coming from the sun and is very important for the survival of life on earth. Ozone is a gas composed of molecules of three oxygen atoms (O3). There is a layer of ozone in the stratosphere, which is … Continue Reading ››
Every increase in air pollution kills a few more people; find Demosthenes B.
Panagiotakos, PhD, and colleagues at the University of Athens, Greece.
For every one-unit increase in carbon monoxide, the researchers suggest, there are two or more extra deaths each day. … Continue Reading ››
A mixture of pollutants, principally ground-level ozone, produced by chemical
reactions in the air involving smog-forming chemicals. A major portion of smog-formers comes from burning petroleumbased fuels such as gasoline. Other smog-formers, volatile organic compounds, are found in products such as paints and solvents. Smog can harm health, damage … Continue Reading ››