The forest dwellers collects vegetables and nuts in a specific area. They cover 2.45 acres of land in 58.8 min. Calculate the time taken to cover 1 acre of land.
Due to a sudden earthquake, acres and acres of forest land near the Bhadravathi Reserve forest got submerged. There was a perceptible change in levels of Carbon di oxide in the neighboring areas. Why did this happen? [3 MARKS]