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The Consequences of Destructive Environmental Behavior Expressed in Clive Ponting's Article "The Shadow of the Past" - In this article, “The Shadow of the Past” Clive Ponting, proclaims the vital importance for our modern global civilization and offers a provocative and illuminating view of human history and its relationship to the environment. Ponting points out that as our species increased in population, it had a direct effect on our environment and our ecosystems could not support our increasing number. He argues that human beings have repeatedly built societies that have grown and prospered by exploiting the Earth’s resources, only to expand to the point where these resources can no longer sustain the society’s population and subsequently collapsed....   [tags: environment] 696 words
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Environment Essay: Is the War on Terrorism also a War on the Environment? - As the U.S. prepares to respond to the ghastly terrorist attacks of September 11, the hard task will be to choose among effective options while minimizing the costs. Environmental concerns might seem trivial and even unpatriotic at a time like this, but the environmental effects of military action pose long-term dangers that we would be foolish to ignore. Thinking in environmental terms at this moment should not be surprising. We must be alert to the likelihood that aggression toward the United States may increasingly take the form of environmental terrorism, including biological and chemical warfare....   [tags: Environmental Pollution Essay] 740 words
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Environment Essay: Environment Plus Chemicals Equals Cancer - According many scientific researchers, our entire population has been dowsed with chemicals. There are several aspects of this dowsing that should concern us. First, and foremost, many of these chemicals are suspected to have damaging health effects on humans, as well as, other life forms. Second, most of these chemicals have only recently been produced so the environment is clearly changing and being challenged by these newcomers. Third, almost all of these chemicals exist in the forms and amounts that they do because of human practices-including agricultural, industrial, and many domestic activities as well....   [tags: Environmental Pollution Essay] 2360 words
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Environmental Psychology Article Analysis - Environmental Psychology Article Analysis Environmental psychology is concern with real problems that occurs from the environment that affects the quality of human’s and other living species life. Research applies that the environment and human’s are unite as one and both depends on one another to stabilize the earth. The environment influences the individual’s behavior, mood, emotions, motivation, or psychological processes to either adapt or adjust to environmental changes. One variable in the environment that is responsible for mood changing that affects the individual’s behavior is light....   [tags: Environment ]
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Environment Essay: Global Warming - The atmosphere is something that is around us everyday, but do we really think about the changes that occur in it. It isn't that we just aren't paying attention, but more of the fact that it is hard to notice slight changes over long periods of time. Everyday gases are released into the air by all living material. The gases in the air are used for many important things. For example, hydrogen is released by volcanoes, which can give energy to the cell; photosynthesis has evolved to take the gas carbon dioxide and create food and release oxygen; nitrogen is a gas used in our air, oceans, and solid earth, as an essential part of living things....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Essay] 3281 words
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Energy and The Environment: The Future of Oil - There are many environmental issues today that present global controversy. The only way for these problems to come to a resolution is for people around the world to learn about the problems and try to figure out the best solution. In today’s society there are multiple ways to get information. Weeding through these sources and finding the correct information is very difficult. A goal for our nation and world is to become environmentally sustainable. To reach this goal there are a lot of things that need to happen....   [tags: sustainability, environmental issues]
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The Right to a Healthy Environment - The topic of environmental racism was first introduced to me during an Ethnic Lecture Series at UW-Parkside in 2013. Environmental racism is the placement of low-income or minority communities that are affected by hazardous chemicals. Furthermore, people of color are more likely to reside in areas with increased exposure to air, water, and land pollution, hazardous waste treatment facilities, pesticide and chemical exposure, and geographic or residential isolation. I found it very troubling how often this is occurring in the United States....   [tags: environmental racism, residential segregation]
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Negative Effects of Overpopulation on the Environment - Jacques-Yves Cousteau once said, “Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today” (“Population,” Internet). With the current statistics, Jacques could not be more accurate. Every second, 4.2 people are born and 1.8 people die, which would be a net gain of 2.4 people per second (“Population,” Internet). At this steady rate, the environmental health is spiraling downwards, and it is safe to assume humans are responsible for this. As the population increases, harmful effects on the land, water, and air also do....   [tags: environmental health, megacities, overpopulation]
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Conflict With Mining Enterprises in Northern Wisonsin: Environment vs. Economy - Imagine having a backyard where one had prime cross country skiing slopes, trickling streams and waterfalls, natural caves to go swimming and spelunking in, wetlands to go wild-ricing, fly fishing for trout, and mountains and valleys to take 5-day canoe portages and hiking adventures throughout, all near one’s own house. With the cool breeze and the abundant snowfall the often accumulates up near the Upper Peninsula, due to the lake effects of Lake Superior, there would never be a dull moment with the weather, either....   [tags: environment, lake superior]
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The Impact of Construction on the Environment - The Impact of Construction on the Environment Introduction The construction industry impacts on the environment in a number of ways, both directly and indirectly. The assignment will cover a number of issues that are associated with the construction projects and will identify a number of environmental components that require protection. We will look at problems on a national and international scale. Identifying the need for global co-operation in the protection of our planet. This is of utmost importance to our survival and can only be achieved unilaterally....   [tags: Environmental] 2100 words
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The Impact of the Environment on Health - Environmental health is the science that studies how the environment influences the human disease and health. Environment means things that are natural to us in the environment, for instance air, water, and soil. However, it also covers the physical, chemical, biological, and social features that surround us every day. The physical environment is the man-made or built structures that include our living, work, and even schools. Included in the community systems such as the roads and our transportations, and waste management....   [tags: Health]
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Environment Essay: We Can Stop The Extinction of Endangered Species - What is a species. What exactly is an endangered species. What is an extinct species. How have these species come to the point of becoming endangered or extinct. What can we do to save the endangered species that are near extinction. Can we actually do anything to save these species, or is it a lost cause. Why should I care. The answer to many of these questions is not know by most people. As much attention as this subject gets from environmental groups and agencies, it gets just as much ignoring by the general public....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Essay] 2131 words
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Impact of Tourism Industry to the Environment - The government has clearly made efforts with regards to sustaining our country’s natural reserve. Through the policies they’ve implemented to every region in the Philippines, the sustainability of the environment in a certain place can be easily achieved. Our country's wildlife and natural reserve is now experiencing threats because of the ever growing population of our country. It is also threatened because of the continuous hunting of the said animals whether for commercial or for subsistence use and exploitation of the resources which the environment has....   [tags: Philippines, natural reserve, ecosystem]
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The Power of the American Perspective on the Environment - In a brief article written for the Sierra Club, Jake Abrahamson describes a personal experience “soaking up isolation” in the Whistler Mountains. As he details his skiing journey in the wilderness, the author emphasizes his feelings of seclusion in the forest only an hour away from an upscale lodge. The differing perspectives of the environmental historians John Muir, Charles Mann, and William Cronon regarding the exploitation of nature and American cultural influences on wilderness would elicit different responses to Abrahamson’s story about the wild nature of the skiable forest....   [tags: american culture, wilderness, nature] 536 words
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The Effect of Economic Progress on the Environment - The environmental situation of the world is degrading day by day and it is an “open secret” now- “open” because almost every human being knows it and “secret” because most of the people, who are somehow responsible for this, are indifferent to this fact and after knowing the aftermath of this change. Warmth of the earth has been increasing; the characteristics of the main aspects of our environment-water, earth, air etc have greatly changed. Ecological system also has been disturbed in some ways....   [tags: pollution, deforestation, animals]
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Globalization's Impact on the Environment and Viceversa - “Globalization is not a monolithic force but an evolving set of consequences-some good, some bad, and some unintended. It is the new reality.” (John B. Larson). Globalization has been the inevitable and definite influence ending the 20th century and sparking the new era of interaction between people, economies, and nations. It is the relentless process of global integration that embodies culture, technology, politics, trade, economic and social relations, and information. Though it may be hard not to picture globalization as an unstoppable plague, open-mindedness is key to understanding globalization....   [tags: resource consumption, ] 2085 words
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The Effectiveness of Composting in Protecting the Environment - As of recently, there has been an ever-growing buzz regarding the environment and being sustainable, and we need to embrace this movement. As the population grows, our demands on Earth’s resources grow, and this current rate is not sustainable. Barring any change, we will not have enough freshwater and natural resources to support our society in the near future. Each day, we incur more and more damage through the demands of consumerism, and this must come to an end. We must, as a society, take it upon ourselves to make individual changes which will potentially be the start of a global shift to a sustainable lifestyle....   [tags: Environmentalism]
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The Future of Our Precious Environment - ... In The Fight for Conservation, Gifford Pinchot wrote, “The central thing for which conservation stands is to make this country the best possible place to live in, both for us and for our descendants” (79). His notion of conservation, which is a balance between society and the environment, is an efficacious way of allowing for the advancement of humanity and satisfying the needs of underdeveloped countries. Gifford Pinchot also knew if natural resources were made public, people would feel more responsible in maintaining their environment....   [tags: pollution, change, perservation] 1754 words
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The Built Environment Factors and Elements - Physical inactivity is an important international public health issue as the population is becoming increasingly sedentary. Physical activity is any bodily movement that is produced by the skeletal muscles and requires energy expenditure. It is important in everyday life as it is essential for growth and development. Physical activity produces progressive health benefits since avoiding a sedentary life will decrease the chances of obesity and sedentary death syndrome. Furthermore, daily physical activity will lead one to become physically fit which will allow them the freedom to do everyday tasks without a problem....   [tags: urban design,physical inactivity,transportation]
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Conservation of the Environment in A.S. Farm Company - Conservation of the environment has been recognized as a national priority and wide range of policies, laws & regulations are available for this purpose. It is a prerequisite to pay special attention to environmental issues and comprehensives environmental impact assessment study with regard to major industrial/commercial developments. This phase includes an assessment of likely impacts to ensure that any development undertaken is environmentally safe and complies with requirements of the community and requirements of rural land holders....   [tags: land, developments. safe, requirements] 658 words
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The ICU as an Effective Learning Environment - Learning is the lifelong process of transforming information and experience into knowledge, skills, behaviors and attitudes. It may occur as part of education, personal development or training. According to Hinchliff (1999), there are many factors that can give and affect the quality of learning such as students, teachers and the environment. Meanwhile, learning environment itself is the physical or virtual setting in which learning takes place. Hannafin, Land & Oliver (1999) described learning environment as a typically constructivist in nature, engaging learners in “sense-making” or reasoning about extensive resource set, including four components which are enabling context, resources, a...   [tags: Nursing Reflective Practice] 1842 words
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The Impact of Population Growth on the Environment - Our world is too small for our ever rapidly growing population. One day resources will run dry and vanish, which will bring death and loss to all nations on this planet. Many researchers and scientists have confirmed that the population will reach 10 billion by the end of the century and will continue to stream upward. There are many different ways in trying to decrease population to contain global warming and assist our environmental changes. The only way to steadily succeeding, families must be the regulators of their fertility and future....   [tags: population integrity, birth contro] 1240 words
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Effects of Road Salt to the Environment - The first American use of road salt was in New Hampshire in 1938. By 1942, 5,000 tons of salt was used nationwide (Kelly, et.al.). Today, it is estimated that 15,000,000 tons of salt are used on roads in the winter; a 300,000-percent increase (Kelly, et.al.). Road salt is leaving a detrimental effect on the environment and discontinuation is vital to keeping plants, animals, and humans safe and healthy. Road salt is a key component to staying safe in the winter, but it is not safe for the environment....   [tags: Winter, Sodium]
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The Environment, British Colonialism, and Guyana - Introduction When you type in to any search box on any reference website such as Google or Bing on the country Guyana , the only information that is in the search results are about the Jonestown Massacre. That is not what Guyana is all about. The nation of Guyana is located in South America. A former colony of Great Britain, it was called British Guiana. Guyana gained its independence on May 26th , 1966 and it became known as the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana. It is a sovereign state that is located on the northern coast of South America....   [tags: Forestry, Essequibo Cyanide Spill]
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The Issue of Transportation and the Environment - Transport- The issue of transportation and the environment is somewhat of a paradox. Transportation conveys certain socioeconomic benefits, but transportation is also effecting environmental systems. Positively, transportation supports the increasing need of mobility for passengers and freight, while negatively, transport is tied to motorizations, congestion on transport lines, and the growing lists of environmental externalities. Since the Industrial Age, humans have been rapidly changing their modes of travel, and as this evolution continues, we use more and more of the resources around us....   [tags: socioeconomic benefits, energy sources] 518 words
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Social Structure and The Environment of Disease - Disease has always been a very dynamic unpredictable character. Every time we humans think we have solved the mystery behind disease a new problem always arises. Before we can fully understand disease, we must first ask ourselves what makes disease so dynamic. The answer to that question is very simple; it’s us. Since the beginning of time we have evolved as a species becoming better and more genetically suited to our environments. While we busy becoming all that we can be, disease has been doing the same....   [tags: Diseases/Disorders]
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Character is Equally Genetics and Environment - Sperm donors do not make fathers, nor does an egg donor a mother make. There has always been a large controversy over whether inherited genes or environmental influences affect our personality, development, behavior, intelligence and ability. This controversy is commonly referred to as the nature verses nurture conflict or as I like to refer to it as genetics or environment. Some people like my ex-husband believe that it is strictly genes that affect our ways of life, others like me believe that environmental factors affect us, and some people like my husband believe that both factors influence who we are....   [tags: nature vs nurture]
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Making the Environment Friendly for Society - Imagine living in a world where everything around you is covered in waste. We are responsible for the conditions of the environment and some people do not take the time to take action. There are multiple materials, resources, and carbons polluting today’s environment. These forms of pollution are caused by careless individuals in today’s society. With the help and cooperation of environmental organizations, we are able to take a step towards being an environmental friendly society. One of the many reasons that I view littering as morally wrong is because of the affects that it has on wildlife....   [tags: polluting, littering, waste, bottles, filters]
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The Role of Environment on ADHD Treatment - ADHD (attention Deficit Hyperactivty Disorder) has been widely sudied, for this behavioral disorder is usually diagnosed in childhood or adolescene. It is estimated that between 4 and 6 percent of people in United States have ADHD, and doctors are increasingly diagnosing more with this disorder and about half of of those diagnosed with ADHD still have the symptoms when they become adults (Bornstein, et al., 2002). The symptoms includes inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. These symptoms can affect a person’s life in many ways; poor academic achievements, difficulty in making friends, problems with self-esteem, and emotional problems.This disorder may not enable people diagnosed with...   [tags: stattera, psychotherapy, behavioral disorder]
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The Destructive Sprawl of the Suburbia on the Environment - ... Victorian suburban planners and developers built using two types of plans; that of a Victorian semi-detached house, a modern day duplex, and Villas for the upper class (Brown, 2004). While the suburbs continue to grow around the world, the major development in suburban living took place in the United States following the Second World War (Galyean, 2012). The end of the war opened new avenues for the American public due to new innovations in technology and organization (Marshall, 1979). Abraham Levitt, an American entrepreneur, established a community in Nassau County, Long Island....   [tags: economic, development, waste] 956 words
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Responsibility in The Legal Environment of Business - Under which theory or theories of product liability can Kolchek sue to recover for Litisha’s injuries. Could Kolchek sue Porter or Great Lakes. In the case of Kolchek suing to recover for Litisha’s injuries, she can sure under the negligence liability. Every product should be fully tested in every way possible to see if the product functions correctly and will it injure individuals. There should not have been a whole that is not covered. Like stated in our book The Legal Environment of Business, “if a manufacture fails to exercise “due care” to make a product safe, a person who is injured by the product may sue the manufacture for negligence”....   [tags: Litisha’s injuries]
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Biomass Fuels an Answer to the Environment - Today, people are trying to cut down and save the environment, but the only problem is they don’t know how. The solution is renewable resources. What are renewable resources you might ask. They are any natural resource that can be replenished naturally with the passage of time. Renewable resources differ from nonrenewable resources because nonrenewable resources won’t replenish in the essential amount of time. These resources, both renewable and nonrenewable, are used to generate electricity and power thing to make our lives easier than it already is....   [tags: resources, renewable, power, wind, solar]
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The Impact of Human Activity on The Environment - Author John Green once said, “We can never know better until knowing better is useless.” What he meant by this is that humans are incredibly short-sighted in what consequences their actions may have. Humans can accomplish a great deal in short periods of time, sometimes without realizing the change is happening. Although changes to the environment are expected as nations grow and societies evolve, more often than not these changes prove detrimental to our quality of life in the long run. Humans have shaped their environment over time for the worse through insufficient water sanitation, rapid industrialization, and air pollution....   [tags: pollution, water treatment, industrial waste]
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Bayer AG's Interactions with the Environment - Bayer AG Overview My current employer is Bayer Business Services. This is an operating service subgroup under holding company Bayer AG. Bayer AG looks after all Bayer’s separate operational and strategic managements. The group’s core businesses have been transformed into limited companies and are each controlled by Bayer AG. These companies are Bayer HealthCare, Bayer CropScience, and Bayer MaterialScience and three service companies which are Bayer Technology Services, Bayer Business Services and Currenta....   [tags: agriculture, laboratory, global] 996 words
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As the Economy Grows, the Environment Degrades - ... However with considerable variance in the data, it is clear that population growth is determined by factors other than a country’s income level as well (Neumayer, 2003b: 82). Thus economic growth is neither a necessary nor a sufficient condition for reducing population growth. For example it is argued that investing in education for women and providing retirement insurance schemes are the best ways to reduce population growth (ibid). Finally, another explanation exists in the form of population and demographic analysis....   [tags: air quality, pollution, waste] 2801 words
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The Chrysalids: Perception is Molded by Environment - From the point of conception, a child’s feelings and thoughts are incredibly malleable. However, the question remains whether the environment changes our perception. This essay will delve into how perceptions are impacted by a North American lifestyle, and a lifestyle within the fictional world of The Chrysalids. Although a person has the ability to forge his or her own destiny, the environment plays a large part in shaping our perceptions everyday. Many throughout the world consider North America to offer the greatest quality of life....   [tags: John Wyndham, The Chrysalids] 926 words
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The Effects of the Environment on Children - ... To maintain this equilibrium there are a set of behaviors, rules, and guidelines that each person must attend to. If a person breaks a rule or behaves outside the norm, there will be an imbalance in the family's equilibrium, causing distress to everyone, but having the most impact of the children. Richard Sale Ph.D. (2001), Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies at Tarleton State University, studied the results of many surveys about the characteristics of healthy family systems. He found that there are six common characteristics that healthy family systems share....   [tags: behvaior, family, equilibrium ] 827 words
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The Marketing Environment and Consumer Choice - The Marketing Environment and Consumer Choice Date Introduction One of the best ways of improving corporate image in the automobile industry is by ensuring that the industry satisfy the needs of consumers. These needs would include the utility derived from their product, the safety assurance of the brands and the overall best performance in the lifetime assessment as for the environmental effects. There is a global concern over the carbon dioxide emission in the Automobile industry and the consumers are now given a chance to adopt a lifestyle that is caring to the environment....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Methods in the Coud Computing Environment - As ISO/IEC 27037 addresses the process of how the digital evidences are to be handled but all these processes addresses the traditional digital environment. But as with the development of cloud the scenario has changed a lot. Cloud computing brings new challenges in front of investigators. These challenges may include various issues like virtualization of servers to multiple locations, dependence on CSP for access to logs etc. So in the document “Mapping the Forensic Standard ISO/IEC 27037 to Cloud Computing” which has been given by the incident management and forensics working group of Cloud Security Alliance, an organization dedicated to development and improving cloud....   [tags: identification, collection, preservation] 758 words
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The Internal Business Environment in Zimbabwe - The Internal Business Environment in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is one among the low-income economies located within the sub-Saharan part of Africa. Like any other country throughout the world, the state of Zimbabwe has a number of factors that affect its general business environment. These factors range from the internal to external factors of a business environment, and play a major role in the determination of the economic status of the country. It is a given that many countries throughout the word, especially within the African continent fall under the third world category of global classification of nations based on their economic statuses, the levels of advancement in the industrialization sec...   [tags: income, wages, economic growth] 2587 words
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Electricity Impacts on Human and Environment - Ever since its discovery, electricity has played a major role in many aspects of human life in a positive and negative way. For instance, the availability of cheap electricity has positively influenced different facets of human life. However, the generation of electricity has also caused a negative impact on the environment. The availability of cheap electricity brings many benefits for humans in many ways. In homes and offices, electricity has helped humans in working and doing activities. Computers, televisions, air conditioners, refrigerators and internet are just a few and important things that rely on electricity....   [tags: fossil fuels, machines, industries] 747 words
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Effects of Plastic Bottles On the Environment - Being convenient enough for everyday use and even tasting better to some, plastic bottles are a popular way of consuming beverages. They are convenient and to some people, can even taste better. However, the process of manufacturing and transporting the millions of bottles produced is detrimental to the environment. Continued use of plastic bottles could exponentially hurt the planet. Given all the negative effects that come from plastic, why are people still participating in this poisonous cycle....   [tags: manufacturing, transporting, recycling]
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The Different Aspects of the Learning Environment - 2A. The context for teaching and learning incorporates and refers to the following learning environments: physical, social, personal, and content-specific. The physical contexts for teaching and learning may include things like desk arrangements, classroom temperature, room lighting, classroom design and capacity, time of day, and so on (Shulman, 2004). Palmer (1998) says, “good teaching is always essentially communal [and] that teaching cannot be reduced to technique” (pg. 115). He then goes on to say “engaging students in the community of truth does not require that we put the chairs in a circle and have a conversation....   [tags: physical, social, personal, content-specific] 778 words
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The Impact of Environment on Humans - “You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?”(Stone). Our environment affects us all in many different ways, just because we are all human and have different ways of adapting to specific situations, our reactions can be based upon how we were raised we have seen throughout our lives. But it is not arguable that we as intellectual beings adapt, but the next question is where does the border lie between adaptation and submission....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Sociology]
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Humans in Relation to their Environment - Introduction Throughout history, humans have used what was present in the environment to aid their survival. The discovery and use of metals have been a gradual but extremely influential one. Evolving with early humans from personal adornment to the development of more efficient tools and lastly to full integration in every aspect of our modern life. This paper will look at how humans related to their environment before the discovery of metals. It will further go on to describe what metals are and how we incorporate them into our lives, and how extraction and use affect the environment around them....   [tags: metals, Human Niche, adornment, evolution]
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Industry and External Environment Analysis - Introduction Companies always operate in a certain environment; the formulation and implementation of business strategy are also restricted by the particular environmental factors. (Osborn & Hunt 1974) In other words, environment decides the enterprises’ strategy, decisions making, organizational structure and management styles. The environmental awareness has become the starting point of the environment analysis. (Sethi 1979) In general, the corporate strategy has two environment factors to consider, internal and external environments....   [tags: Politics, Economics, Social, Technology]
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Media Use in the Home Environment - The topic statement was heavily wrong in many aspects in terms of ignoring the difference and speciality of media use and media consumption in home environment. Home environment is a place for private life and intimated communication that is wholly contradicted with the unconcealed and diverse information flow in the public area. Compared with the complex interrelationship between individuals in public, family provides a rather explicitly relations around children, husband and wife. However, there are certain factors, like gender difference, hidden behind which is necessary to testify and excavate through ethnography includes feminist studies....   [tags: Media]
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Accountability: The Key in the Healthcare Environment - Accountability is key in the healthcare environment in that members of a healthcare organization must be responsible for their actions and held accountable by the organization or the consumer. Many significant changes have occurred in healthcare and one of the most noted was the beginning of professional integration between businesses, hospitals and physicians. Solid partnerships have emerged and over time individuals within these successful healthcare organizations have developed mutual understanding and respect for the others profession (Fraschetti & Sugarman, 2009)....   [tags: Healthcare, argumentative, persuasive]
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Coming of Age in a Wartime Environment - Growing up in a wartime environment affects the identities, confidence and adolescence process for many people. In the books, The Diary of A Young Girl, Farewell to Manzanar, and Night, World War II accelerates Anne’s, Jeanne’s and Elie’s precious maturity and coming of age process. World War II, the Nazis and their identity of being Jewish forces Anne and Elie to grow up and mature much sooner than expected. For Jeanne Wakatsuki, World War II have a negative impact on Jeanne’s confidence and she starts to lose respect towards her Japanese heritage....   [tags: Jeanne Wakatsuki, Anne Frank, Elie Wiesel] 866 words
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Military Technology's Impact on the Environment - The evolution of military technology through the more efficient and innovative utilization of natural resources has helped shape the environment in a wide range of areas. Homo sapiens lacking strong jaws, sharp teeth, and cutting claws have employed tools to better conquer the natural environment and vie with each other for scarce resources. These scarce resources such as wood and a myriad of metals have been harnessed to advance military technology. In doing so, military technology’s impact on the environment has steadily increased through time....   [tags: Military Technology] 1420 words
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Chlorine Bleach's Impact on the Environment - Chlorine-based bleaches are found in many household cleaners and play an important role in water treatment. However, they also pose a significant risk to the health of living organisms and to the environment. Are there any viable alternatives to chlorine bleach which could be more forgiving to the environment. Introduction (245 words) WHAT IS CHLORINE BLEACH Bleaches are used as household chemicals to whiten clothes, remove stains and to be used as disinfectants, often by oxidation (Mittal, 2007)....   [tags: viable alternatives, oxygen-based bleaches]
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An Economical Toll on the Environment - During the process of industrialization and development of any country, many parts of the country’s current systems tend to shift. Industrialization and development cause for a change in the economic status of a country along with a change in the production and consumption of resources by said country. For decades, Vietnam has strived to build an independent, self-reliant economy to provide for an improved chance at gaining a steady path towards being industrialized and developed. By gaining this title, Vietnam would move forward towards creating sustainability for future generations to come....   [tags: pollution, vietnam, industrialization]
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Heredity and Environment: Agents of Socialization - What makes you, you. Could it be the genes you were born with, or the environment you were raised in. This long-winded debate over heredity versus environment continues to prevail, while researchers discover both heredity and environment equally contribute to socialization. The process of socialization is better understood when examining how heredity and environment function alone. Socialization begins in the womb and ends in the grave. Individuals learn attitudes, values, and behaviors appropriate for a particular culture through human interaction....   [tags: Sociology]
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The Domestic Environment for Delta Airlines - The domestic environment for Delta Airlines is the United States. In the US airline industry, there are more than 100 passenger airlines that operate over 11 million flight departures per year. Delta Airlines is one of the largest in the airline industry and can carry over one-third of the world’s total air traffic. “The US airline industry reported over $160 billion in total revenues, with approximately 545,000 employees and over 8,000 aircraft operating 31,000 flights per day” (Airline Industry Overview, n.d.)....   [tags: airline industry, flights, passengers]
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Adult Learning in an Online Environment - As an adult learner in an online learning environment, a certain amount of readiness skills will be necessary. Various information shall be presented to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of the online learning environment. This paper will identify the difference between the adult online learner and a traditional learner. The purpose of this research paper is to bring together statistics of the functionality of the adult learner within the online environment. The resources Literacy, numeracy, and edified citizenry aptitudes join the groundwork upon which is built the well-rounded adult learner (Tomei, 2010)....   [tags: education, online, success] 1305 words
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Carbon Emision is Damaging the Environment - Carbon emissions have become an issue to the environment by changing the temperature and depleting the ozone. Technology made the ability for water and other essential resources to be readily available for people to use outside and inside the home. Humans have increased the use of water for irrigation and pleasure decreasing the availability of water, while emitting carbon from using water. The amount of water used today has put pressure on the water system. By examining Figure 1, most students use enough water to release more than 0.40kg of 〖CO〗_2 per shower....   [tags: depletion of water, resources] 1594 words
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The Cultural Environment of the UK - When it comes to doing business cross culturally, there are various factors to consider in order make sure everything runs smoothly and as effectively as possible. Understanding cultural differences is the first step to having a successful international business venture. Two pioneers of the field, Geert Hofstede and Richard Gesteland created their own sets of factors/dimensions explaining how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. During both of their comprehensive studies, the United Kingdom was one of the countries whose cultural value were investigated, and will now be examined further....   [tags: International Business, Hofstede, Gesteland]
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The Role of Globalization in the Destruction of the Environment - This report will discuss the role of globalization in providing and transfer new and advanced technologies which, despite their importance, can be damaging to the environment. The report will be covering elements such as what we mean by globalization as a phenomenon of changes. What technologies mean. What are the factors of globalization that supported it and what are the features of it. What is Globalization. There are various definitions of "Globalization", and the effect it has on the world....   [tags: Environmental Problems] 1148 words
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Making Products in an Industrial Environment - In a world of advanced technology and processes, equipment designed for heat transfer and fluid flow is used everywhere. Several obstacles are faced when making products in an industrial environment. These include product quality, maximum quantity, and being safe when making these products. Many things are taken into effect when producing products. The products need to be made as fast as possible at the best price and then sold after that. Engineers have indirectly used the process of heat transfer to help create a better way to move fluids....   [tags: heat transfer, fluid flow, steel]
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The Health and Environment of Latvians - ... New wells were drilled to solve the conflict, and the Daugava station in Riga contributes around half the drinking water supplied to the capital. Much of the rest is from groundwater in drilled wells. Though to be safe, almost fifty percent of Latvia’s untreated water may have hazardous bacteria. When Latvia was occupied by the Soviet Union, it was involved in a lot of manufacturing, but overlooked hazardous waste and decided to not treat it. The impact of this decision is big; lakes, rivers, the Baltic Sea, and other waters are polluted badly....   [tags: poverty, pollution, health] 1040 words
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For the Environment or For Creating New Businesses - For the Environment or For Creating New Businesses What do you think of when someone talks about being for the environment or for creating new businesses. I know if I were asked that question the first thing that would come to my mind is the radical environmentalist. I tend to stereotype them into groups of tree huggers, protesters, members of Green Peace or the Sierra Club, and those that will only eat organic foods. On the other end of the spectrum is “Big Business” or those for the economy. When I think of these types of people I think of those that have no regard for the environment, they dump pollutants, and kill fish and birds....   [tags: Environmental Environmentalist Essays]
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Creating A Positive Learning Environment - The introduction of policies and legislations in regards to inclusion within the classroom demands teachers to reassess their learning environments in order to cater to the diverse range of students within our classrooms. As a teacher it is our responsibility to set up our learning environment to maximise student learning and teaching providing varying strategies to cater to our students’ differences. As educators I believe it is important to create a learning climate within and surrounding your classroom....   [tags: Education]
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Creating a Thriving Learning Environment - Creating a learning environment that maximises learning and teaching in any classroom can be a task in itself, let alone creating a successful learning environment within an inclusive education setting. There are however numerous ways to do this with both advantages and difficulties in implementing such a curriculum; it seems an overwhelming experience, especially as a new teacher. Foreman (2008) likens the classroom environment to an ecosystem to which there are four interconnecting dynamics; teacher factors, student factors, curriculum and resource factors and physical setting factors....   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers]
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Creating a Positive Learning Environment - Research shows that the learning environment encompasses more than just the classroom that learning and teaching takes place. Many factors contribute to a learning environment, including the students, teachers, parents, school staff, policy makers, specialists, support staff, community members and the different learning spaces and resources available. This reflective journal will discuss some ways that teachers can set up the learning environment to maximise teaching and learning and some potential advantages and difficulties for me as a new teacher....   [tags: Education ]
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Marine Environment: Values of Mangroves - ... These nurseries support many commercially-caught fish and crustaceans by acting as an environment where many open-sea fish can come to feed and breed undisturbed. Economical values Many of the fish that spend their early lives growing up in mangroves end up in the seas, and are often caught by fishermen either recreationally or commercially, benefiting both sides. By acting as feeding and breeding grounds for these commercially-caught fish, healthy mangrove environments aid in maintaining a healthy stock of fish to be caught and sold on the market....   [tags: coastline, ecosystems] 2074 words
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Child Development: Heredity and Environment - The distinction between nature versus nurture or even environment versus heredity leads to the question of: does the direct environment or the nature surrounding an adolescent directly influence acts of delinquency, later progressing further into more radical crimes such as murder or psychotic manifestation, or is it directly linked to the hereditary traits and genes passed down from that individual adolescent’s biological parents. To answer this question one must first understand the difference between nature, nurture, environment, and heredity....   [tags: mental disorders, caregivers, surroundings]
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Photovoltaic Technology Impacts on Environment - ... Other than the difficulty in storing energy, fluctuations in sunshine, and as yet costly technology, the complete environmental effects of photo-voltaic technology and the use of solar energy remains largely unknown. This is in part due to the limited scale of the technology’s adoption at present, and as the world moves further towards alternative energy sources, it is critical that it does not move from one environmental disaster to yet another, as has been the case with nuclear and wind energy....   [tags: research proposal] 835 words
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Inclusion and Least Restrictive Environment - ... It is simply a small step in trying to see them as one of the “normal” students. Another upside of Inclusion would be the development of friendships. If disabled children were in separated classroom, or schools, they would not have a wide variety of peers to bond with. In inclusive classrooms, children with disabilities can learn from children without disabilities, or vice versa. They will have more opportunities to open up and accept each other and learn to appreciate diversity. With these benefits, there are also downfalls....   [tags: education, disabled children]
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Aggressive Behavior, Heredity and Environment - “You are what you are because of heredity and environment.” Personal development are influenced by a person’s interactions with the physical and social environments. A persons personality is based on both heredity and environment. Special attention given to a child is very needed. Friends or peers also influences an individual’s personality. Influences on a child or person can be both positive or negative. An individuals environment and friends ethniticy are an important component of their positive or negative behavior....   [tags: Aggression, psychology, ]
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Steering Behavior in Virtual Environment - ... This project presents some of the efforts we made with the goal of allowing a friendly control over a large number of intelligent agents in an interactive virtual environment. Our work has been specially aimed for the control of intelligent agents in the number of scenarios for simulation experiments [2]. 1.2.1 Virtual Environment Simulation environments [2] are composed by a few to large amount of different agents, each one with its own unique behavior and all of them interacting and competing with each other....   [tags: animation, robotic movements] 599 words
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Change in the Business Environment - The business environment is always changing because there are new things that come up in business every day. The new ideas that are coming up in business can work well and remain in the business environment or fail and be removed from the business environment. When these ideas that get accepted to the business environment start to be used in the market, it is important that even the new businesses also start using them. The new businesses and the old ones can also choose not to accept the new ideas and refuse them using all the available economic tools....   [tags: Ideas, Business, Market, Methods, Customers]
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Creating a Supportive Learning Environment - As teachers we should focus on the importance of creating supportive learning environments which instil the notion of inclusivity of all students, with or without disabilities. As students enter the classroom they bring a mixture of cultural, academic and behavioural diversity with them (Watkins, 2005). As teachers we need to embrace the unique qualities that each student holds and make the most of this diversity to enhance the learning outcomes of all students. This critical reflection aims to identify how teachers can set up the learning environment to specifically maximise teaching and learning for all....   [tags: Education ]
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Adjusting to a New Environment - Walking alone in downtown in a new city without any friends or family was harsh experience to me especially in the midnight when I arrived at 1.30 M.A. However, the first thing I was thinking to tell my mind that I was not alone in this place to be afraid. Therefore, this kind of technique, which gave me kind of power and endurance, was my first step to encounter many challenges in a new country. For example, when I walked alone in the street, I kept telling myself that I still surrounded by many people even if I did not know them, and we are all humans , so there is no a strange creature ....   [tags: Culture, Shock] 752 words
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The Environment and The Role of Native Americans - The Environment and The Role of Native Americans "What is man without the beast. If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All things are interconnected. Whatever befalls the earth, befalls the sons of the earth...If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves...Man did not weave the web of life; he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself." (Perry, 1971) INTRODUCTION Like many eager non native environmentalists, waiting to be engulfed by the green revolution, I saw the Indigenous culture as a link that could bring me closer to the earth....   [tags: Environmental Ecological Ecology Essays]
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Securing The Electronic Operating Environment - Purpose Operating systems, applications, databases, and other types of information processing systems are the core element for all business operations all through the private and public sector environments. Because no information system is bulletproof, nor is there any way to ensure complete safety while using any type of electronic device it is essential to practice vigilance at all times. Viruses, Trojans, worms, and other malicious tools are used daily by hackers at an attempt to compromise sensitive data and integrity of information systems....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Bullying in the Work Environment - ... This has caused bad attitudes in management and employees. The work ethic is also causing pressure and stress on the employees in being quick, sufficient, and causing the employees to not even want to be at work. These issues have caused stress and mental abuse to Chief Executive Officers (CEO) of huge company’s forcing them to cut back on cost of production and employment. This is causing a lot of stress on the work floor for the employee expecting them to do twice the work and responsibilities then they were hired into doing....   [tags: Harassment, Workforce]
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Pesticides Effect on the Environment - Often times, when people consume produce products they don’t think to consider the process it took to preserve the produce from going bad or being consume by pests. “A pesticide is a chemical used to prevent, destroy, or repel pests. Pests can be insects, mice and other animals, weeds, fungi, or microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses” (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2012). “A pest can by any plants or animals that endangers our food supply, health or comfort” (Delaplane, 1996)....   [tags: organisms, poisons, animals] 1378 words
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Examples of Experiential Retail Environment - The business environment in the twenty-first century has been ever evolving, and to maintain competitive within the environment, many marketing efforts have shifted, from the traditional marketing to experiential marketing. Disneyland theme park is a very successful example of an experiential retail environment. The outstanding effort in marketing has assisted the company to achieve their world-class status. This essay discusses the experiential retail environment of Disneyland, particularly Hong Kong Disneyland and how Disneyland makes use of experiential marketing strategies to create symbolic meaning to the locals in Hong Kong with consideration of their cultural backgrounds and lifestyle...   [tags: Hybrid consumption,marketing,disneyland]
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Saving the Environment with Veganism - A United Nations report states that land used for animal agriculture, both for grazing and production of crops fed to livestock, takes up an astounding 30% of land on Earth. ("Meat Production Wastes Natural Resources") To meet the industry’s demands, over 260 million acres of forest in the U.S. have been cleared to grow grain fed to farm animals. ("Meat Production Wastes Natural Resources") With that in mind, the meat industry also dumps disease-causing pathogens through animal waste that pollutes water and forces the need for waste lagoons to be constructed, which are susceptible to leaking and flooding....   [tags: animal agriculture, pollution, deforestation]
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Saving the Environment with Veganism - A United Nations report states that the land used for animal agriculture, both for grazing and production of crops as food for livestock, takes up an astounding 30% of land on Earth. (PETA.org) To meet the industries’ demands, over 260 million acres of forest in the U.S. have been cleared to grow grain fed to farm animals. (PETA.org) With that in mind, the meat industry also dumps disease-causing pathogens through animal waste that pollutes water and forces the need for waste lagoons to be constructed, which are susceptible to leaking and flooding....   [tags: agriculture, climate, pollution, deforestation] 876 words
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