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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Earth's Greenhouse Effect

The natural greenhouse effect keeps the earth warm enough to support life, but excess greenhouse gas from human activities is too much of a good thing.

Site visitors may download and use this image giving credit to NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Diagram showing the earth's greenhouse effect