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Can we try to stop global warming?Yes,we can if we make enough efforts. First, we have...

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shruthiblues27 | Student | Honors

Posted June 6, 2012 at 12:47 PM via web

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Can we try to stop global warming?

Yes,we can if we make enough efforts. First, we have to atleast try to make some efforts. Planting trees,reducing smoke and greenhouse gases can stop global warming.

 

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shruthiblues27 | Student | Honors

Posted June 6, 2012 at 12:50 PM (Answer #2)

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First the govt should take serious action on this. We should also avoid excess usage of vehicles. We can walk instead of travelling in vehicles for short distances.

 

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted June 6, 2012 at 2:36 PM (Answer #3)

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The ideas that you have are good ones.  I would say that we also need to, as much as possible, buy cars that use less gas.  We need to try to use less energy within our homes, perhaps by not using our air conditioning as much in the summer and not heating our homes as much in the winter.

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted June 6, 2012 at 3:12 PM (Answer #4)

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The main thing that we need to do to combat global warming is recognize that it exists and how we contribute as people.  This is a political issue and a controversy because there are businesses and business leaders that do not want to change their practices because changing them will cost them money.

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wannam | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted June 6, 2012 at 6:20 PM (Answer #5)

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I'm not sure that we can stop global warming completely but there is certainly plenty we can do to slow it down.  The things you mentioned like planting trees and reducing greenhouse gasses are a start.  I do think the government should and is taking a stand on this issue.  I doubt you will convince many people, especially in the US where things are so spread out, that they can walk instead of drive.  In my opinion, efforts would be better spent developing a vehicle that does not pollute and does not use fossil fuels. 

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literaturenerd | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted June 7, 2012 at 2:14 AM (Answer #6)

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I have to agree with wannam. I am positive that there are ways to slow global warming, but I cannot believe that we will ever be able to stop it. To me, global warming can be compared to the first squeeze of the brand new tube of toothpaste. If not careful, the toothpaste will shoot out uncontrollably. We simply cannot stop it completely. We can, though, try to limit the amount coming out by releasing our grasp. That said, have you ever tried getting expressed toothpaste back into the tube? Impossible!

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happypranav | Student , Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 9, 2012 at 4:02 PM (Answer #7)

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For every problem there is a solution.

We need to ask the question "How to stop global Warming"

Steps:

1.Prayer to the Supreme Power

2.Eco Freindly Attitude

3.Controlling human "wants" and just focusing on "Needs"

Thank You

Happy thoughts...!

 

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elekzy | Student , Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted June 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM (Answer #8)

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For every problem there is a solution.

We need to ask the question "How to stop global Warming"

Steps:

1.Prayer to the Supreme Power

2.Eco Freindly Attitude

3.Controlling human "wants" and just focusing on "Needs"

Thank You

Happy thoughts...!

 

Makes sense!

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trophyhunter1 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted June 13, 2012 at 3:32 PM (Answer #9)

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We can put more money into alternate clean energy technologies. We must develop solar energy, wind, running water and tidal energies. We also must do things like car pool, walk and bicycle instead of driving alone for everything. We can shut off electrical appliances when not in use, shut lights and basically try to be less wasteful.

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sanjeetmanna | College Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted June 13, 2012 at 4:46 PM (Answer #10)

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There is no way we can stop the global warming completely. First we  should concentrate on the cause of global warming. There are two main causes they are Natural causes and man made causes.

We can reduce Man made cause but we cannot stop the natural causes for global warming...

Since there is drastic increase in global warming due to man made causes we should focus how to reduce them, however it is not possible to reduce it completely.

There is a threshold point for everything even for global warming...

global warming till a threshold point is harmless but beyond that it is harm full and also disaster, So accordingly we can do the need full thing to reduce global warming...

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chaobas | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted June 14, 2012 at 10:15 PM (Answer #11)

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Yes We can if we want. Afforestation is the best of controlling it. If not we can create a small graden in our lawn. Reducing the used of gas or fosssil fuels which emits green house gases. We can try to avoid all the possible ways of increasing the global warming.

We can shift to alternative resources like renewable resources : sunlight, tidal wave or wind power. There are many ways this sources of energy can replaced our energy need.

 

 

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chaobas | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted June 21, 2012 at 2:37 AM (Answer #12)

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Yes we can to some extend. Global warming is a natural process, but human activities has increase it to beyonds its limit. We can reduce it by afforestation that is planting of more trees and reducing the use of fossil fuels.

Green house gas (water vapor, CO2) are the main contributers to global warming. CO2 is produced by the combustion of fossil fuel. We can rerduce it to some extend and replace it by renewable source of energy. Moreover afforestation will help us too. As green plant utilised CO2 during phoitosynthesis and release O2.

Increase in sea level is another cause of global warming. 

 

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television123 | Student , Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 21, 2012 at 2:36 PM (Answer #13)

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YES W ECAN BY STOPPING POLLUTION

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stenila | Student , Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted June 21, 2012 at 3:06 PM (Answer #14)

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Any major problem can be solved if you do it at the very beginning, like picking out weed while it's still little and weak, instead of waiting for it to grow hard with such deep roots that it can't be destroyed..

My fears are that global warming has gone a little out of control.. I may be wrong, but we've been hearing of global warming for quite a while now.. and no major solutions have been put forward yet..

The government should do something to decrease the use of fossil fuels, and promote ideas, no matter how small they are, like solar-powered washing machines or wind-powered bicycles..

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hahrhshh | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 24, 2012 at 3:37 PM (Answer #15)

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In reply to 3#: If we use only the cars operated by gas one day gas will also get extinct and then there would be no other way otherthan diesel and petrol ,instead we should make use of electric cars and as they have a good mileage but does not give a good speed in order to speed there would be less accidents.

 

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hahrhshh | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 24, 2012 at 3:43 PM (Answer #16)

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have'nt you saw the coca cola addvertisement

oppen happiness

(just buy a coca cola)

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there is a song also ..

takdire..................................................................................................................................................................as some avoid the enviroment, there 15,00,000 trees planted everydy.

Now we can stop global warming, the only we  can do is to reduce its rate.

And if we want to stop it, we will need a time machine.

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hahrhshh | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 24, 2012 at 3:44 PM (Answer #17)

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In reply to 3#: If we use only the cars operated by gas one day gas will also get extinct and then there would be no other way otherthan diesel and petrol ,instead we should make use of electric cars and as they have a good mileage but does not give a good speed in order to speed there would be less accidents.

 

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jimkimlim | Student , Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted June 28, 2012 at 8:01 AM (Answer #18)

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no shit we can stop it 

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jimkimlim | Student , Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted June 28, 2012 at 8:01 AM (Answer #19)

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Can we try to stop global warming?

Yes,we can if we make enough efforts. First, we have to atleast try to make some efforts. Planting trees,reducing smoke and greenhouse gases can stop global warming.

 

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angel-girl | Student , Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted June 30, 2012 at 7:32 AM (Answer #20)

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There needs to be education and money. Without this two, it will be difficult.

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jbjoys | Student , College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 1, 2012 at 11:24 AM (Answer #22)

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my idea is simple .produce an electrical instrument that  will absorb  excess green house gases and convert their chemical energy to  electrical energy.in this way we will gain both electricity plus a green world.but i wonder how feasible is my idea?

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lucy26423 | Student , Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted July 5, 2012 at 4:52 PM (Answer #23)

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Global Warming doesnt exist

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stacicooke | Student | eNoter

Posted July 6, 2012 at 10:35 AM (Answer #25)

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Yes and we must.

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ayeshanihal | Student , Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted July 7, 2012 at 1:54 PM (Answer #26)

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Yes we can stop Global warming we if try it.

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ayeshanihal | Student , Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted July 7, 2012 at 1:55 PM (Answer #27)

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Yes we can stop Global warming by planting trees and not cutting them again.

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cgrant2 | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 10, 2012 at 9:01 PM (Answer #28)

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We can not eliminate the fact that greenhouse gases are emitted into the environment. However, we can lower the amount that is relased. Nature emits its own greenhouse gases into the environment, but we (humans) escalate the amount emited by a large margin. By investing greener products and nuclear energy we lower the amount of greenhouse gasses into the environment. This is possible, but we must be willing to work together to get this done. Global warming is taking place, whether we believe it or not. We are the primary cause. We need to take responsibility and find alternative energy sources that will lower the amounts of greenhouse gasses that difuses into our atomsphere. 

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salimj | College Teacher | Salutatorian

Posted July 11, 2012 at 9:10 AM (Answer #29)

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Even if we cannot stop global warming we can try to reduce it if we follow the eco friendly methord in everything.

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francy17 | Student , Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted July 13, 2012 at 9:25 PM (Answer #30)

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Along with the thousands of other things that we as humans are trying to accomplish in the world – such as peace, a just judgment system, fair government, feeding the hungry and so on – try as we might we can never be perfect or it will never please everybody. There can never be peace unless we eliminate war, the judgment system and the government we live under will never please every individual, we will never be rid of the hungry unless there are no greedy.

So the bottom line is we can’t stop global warming. Why? Because we are not gods. Some of us work so hard to clean and protect our planet but there will always be someone who will litter, someone who will harm the ozone layer because it’s making them rich.

Sorry for seeming so pessimistic however, as seen by our past actions we a simply are incapable of so many things.

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susdas | Student , Grade 10 | Honors

Posted July 15, 2012 at 5:53 AM (Answer #31)

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Yes, we can try to stop global warming. And there are very few easy things that we need to follow. The steps are listed below:

  • Reduce the use of carbon-DI-oxide
  • Plant more and more tree
  • Not to cut out the forest
  • Recycling should be done to reduce the use of wood
  • Gases such as methane CFCs should not be used

And many more to follow. Thus the global warming will reduce.

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jojoastin55 | Student , Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 18, 2012 at 4:18 AM (Answer #34)

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"Do or don't there is no try." I believe that the people on this planet who care will do their best to stop global warming, but I do not believe they will succed. Global warming did not just start when humans starting walking the earth, so why would it stop now? We can try to slow down global warming, and help the environment but over time it will get worse. So my answer to your question is yes, we can try, but I do not believe we can stop it.

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 20, 2012 at 11:37 AM (Answer #35)

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Ok! To stop global warming there is no use of just disscussing and doing nothing. we must punish the people who spreads polution. 

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 20, 2012 at 11:39 AM (Answer #36)

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panic panic panic.........  aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa global disaster.  help help help ....

 

everybody one day will shout like this u know y

 

its the devil created by the humans (global warming)

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 20, 2012 at 11:41 AM (Answer #37)

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ahh i think its too late for stoping global warming. what do u say friends? i think our sons and daughters will suffer this .

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 20, 2012 at 1:39 PM (Answer #38)

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We can not completely stop but can slowdown the global warming if there is a will. Government has to play its role which it is not playing. Don't we know about the Al Gore documentary.

We must remember that charity begins at home. Those who are the major contributors to the global warming have to act to cut down their part instead of pushing those who are not or have not contributed to it.

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mad-e | Student , Grade 10 | Honors

Posted July 21, 2012 at 3:59 AM (Answer #39)

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Of course we can.! Every individual has the duty to keep his environment safe by all possible means. 

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trophyhunter1 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted July 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM (Answer #40)

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Every country is governed by different laws. We can only do whatever we can as individuals. In some countries, cars are more efficient as are the fuels used. But, in some places people own five cars, and in others, a bicycle or nothing. Our carbon footprints vary by our wealth, status, and availability of items. Unfortunately, in highly industrialized countries people leave a much bigger carbon footprint than someone living in poverty, in a rural place in a developing country. The energy used to fuel our cars produces greenhouse gases. Until we come up with cheaper and better alternatives, these gases will continue to be added to the environment. We can only try to do what little we can as individuals and hope that the additive effect helps the environment.

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 22, 2012 at 4:16 PM (Answer #41)

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Yeah! Trophy. U R X treamly Right. Instead of owning five cars we can own one car which should work on electricity. M I right.....

 

 

is there any advantages that we all r discussing.....????

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etotheeyepi | Student , Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted July 22, 2012 at 7:32 PM (Answer #42)

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Before running to the cave with Chicken Little, everyone should consider the benefits of global warming.  Agriculture would not exist without it.  With no agriculture, no civilization; and no internet to have this conversation.  Would agriculture in Siberia be a bad thing? 

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mad-e | Student , Grade 10 | Honors

Posted July 24, 2012 at 1:31 PM (Answer #43)

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Yeah! Trophy. U R X treamly Right. Instead of owning five cars we can own one car which should work on electricity. M I right.....

 

 

is there any advantages that we all r discussing.....????

Dear Astrosonu when we discuss about matters like this...knowledge spreads and every1 is aware about what is happening to the earth in which we live...so there is a total advantage..!

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aubplati | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted July 25, 2012 at 9:42 AM (Answer #44)

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of course we can!! but so far its all just talk...we can stop global warming once someone actually starts acting against it...i guess..

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aubplati | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted July 27, 2012 at 7:21 AM (Answer #45)

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is it really possible though? i mean, is anyone really going to step up? psycological studies have proven that people are more likely to follow a crowd than do the right thing... so how is it possible to make a real difference. People say that every little thing adds up to big thing, but if there are very few little things...

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salmanameerassadi | Student , Grade 11 | Honors

Posted July 29, 2012 at 7:45 AM (Answer #47)

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obvviously if eclogist solve this problem. but the role of students is very much required.

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tigerski | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 31, 2012 at 6:25 AM (Answer #52)

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Globe warming is no way to be stoped, but it can be slowed down.

It can't be stoped, because human being's development consume resource and produce greenhouse gases.

However, we can do our best to slow down its speed. Scientis can invent new equipments to recycle greenhouse gases,Govornments can negoiate with each other to cut off the output of CO2,ordinary people like us can live a environmental friendly life,moving by public transportation,planting trees,and save powers.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted July 31, 2012 at 9:23 AM (Answer #53)

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The main problem in US is Electrical Power Generation using coal. Is government doing any thing about it? US is forcing other nations not to use coal for power but not doing anything about it in its own territory. Transportation is a factor but that comes much later.

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kittmanch | Student , Grade 10 | Honors

Posted August 3, 2012 at 6:54 AM (Answer #54)

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#7..nice post...completely agree to that guy!

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aarushrao | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted August 4, 2012 at 12:40 PM (Answer #55)

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No, global warming has expanded so much that now also if we try to stop Global Warming we cannot but just reduce it by some advantage

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