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Over the years 1997-2002 the total population for which exposure estimates are made, increases from 34 to 106 million people due to an increasing number of monitoring station reporting air quality data. Year-to-year variations in exposure classes are partly caused by the changes in spatial coverage.
Illegal trade in tropical timber contributes to forest destruction. Many hardware suppliers are now selling timber that has been certified as legal and sustainable. Next time you shop for wood-products, check for labels such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
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