Why you don’t hear about the ozone layer anymore
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For other examples of taking decisive action to solve an environmental problem, take a look at how scientists in the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest transformed the major threat of acid rain into a minor issue. Or, let's talk about the Netherlands. After a brutal storm surge killed nearly 2,000 people, the Dutch government created the Delta Works, the most sophisticated flood prevention system in the world. Find out how it keeps the Netherlands above water, with this video.
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