Contributions of Biotechnology to Agriculture

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Introduction The Food and Agriculture Organization some 20 years ago released a paper stating that the amount of food produced worldwide will not be able to provide the constant nutritional needs for the world population by this year (2010) as a staggering 25% increase in world population was projected, though this estimation has not materialised, it has generated a lot of concerns as there has been a ...

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Benefits of Environmental Law

23 Mar 2015 15 Dec 2017

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Introduction Dating back to 1970's the concept of environment and resource management in New Zealand has gradually developed to adjust to internationally addressed environmental issues fist recognised by the World Summit held in Stockholm in 1972 when the need to protect the environment was acknowledged by the political world (Study Guide 1: Resource Management and Environmental Law). For a long period of time and especially in the ...

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Impact of Overpopulation in India

03 Oct 2016 15 Dec 2017

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REFLECTIVE 1 IMPACT OF OVERPOPULATION IN INDIA Executive summary: On the conceptual note evaluation of overpopulation is highly straight forward. Groups usually rely over the local geographical area for their nourishment and in cases if the productivity does not meet the demands placed by the group it naturally results in migration of the group towards a productive location. Sustainability could be explored as the ration between the ...

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Global Warming as a Global Issue of Concern

03 Oct 2016 15 Dec 2017

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CONTROVERSIES OF GLOBAL WARMING TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION GLOBAL WARMING AS A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN CONTROVERSIES OF GLOBAL WARMING ISSUE EXPLANATION OF THE CONTROVERSIES PRESENTED CONCLUSION REFERENCES INTRODUCTION As a global environmental issue of concern, controversies have been presented for and against global warming. Such controversies have stemmed from its causes as well as effects. This is because since the first international awareness of the problem ...

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Global Issues in the Modern Day

01 Dec 2017

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Min Yong Chun Four Global Issues Table of Contents Introduction Virus Attack Water Scarcity Malaria Digital Divide Conclusion Reference Introduction The Four global issues chosen were virus attack, malaria, digital dive and water scarcity. These 4 global issues have something in common which is that they are increasing affecting the world nowadays. Virus attack was chosen for the reason to inform the readers how the prevention ...

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Are Electric Cars the Future of Transportation?

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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To boost the research and purchases of electric cars to reduce future pollution of the environment, manufacturers and consumers would benefit from subsidies and incentives from the government. This could provide a more economical and environmental friendly means of transportation in the future that would help in protecting the environment. There is the debate on the research and development of a more efficient electric car would ...

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Impact of Human Activities on Earth

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Some people believe that the Earth is being harmed (damaged) by human activity. Others feel that human activity makes the Earth a better place to live. What is your opinion? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. “Earth gives enough to fulfil each man's necessities, not every man's covetousness.” We all realize that people in the ancient period needed to battle common environment keeping in ...

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Adaptation to Climate Change

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE; AN ISSUE THAT MUST NOT BE OVERLOOKED There are many compelling questions one can ask about how climate science experts and economic experts interpret the change in climate and man’s contribution to it. To argue that our earth is not warming is futile; nonetheless, the risk of trying to prevent it is very high. It is only useful if we try to ...

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Quality of the Sustainability Report of British Land

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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The British Land Company is a brand of property development and investment company, which is one of largest companies in the United Kingdom. It focuses on managing, financing and developing prime commercial property. British Land was formed in 1856. Over the years, company has purchased land and then resold it to customers who wanted to buy it. Nowadays, British Land owns a lean team of 242 people ...

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Green Banking: An Evaluation on Rupali Bank Limited

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Green Banking- Way to Sustainable Development: An Evaluation on Rupali Bank Limited Introduction Background of the study Green banking is a process of promoting environment friendly practices by different banking activities. Bangladesh is a most climate change vulnerable country in the world and green banking is a tool for acquiring reputation. Green bankers are concerned about sustainable development and it is a special agenda to take ...

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Attitudes towards Air Pollution among University Students

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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Research Proposal Research specific topic The topic of the study is “Attitudes towards Air Pollution among University Students”. Rationale of the study Ramanathan & Feng (2009) claim that “Every part of the world is connected with every other part through fast atmospheric transport.” This has made us think that the negative effects of air pollution will not only happen in one region, ...

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The Earth Charter and the Environment

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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According to (Vilela, Soskolne and McDermott,1997), Buddhist influence the creation of the Earth Charter as an enshrined in what is a brief document that embodies the values and ethical principles necessary for the sustainability of life on earth. Move on, Virtue Ethics is a trait deemed to be morally excellent and thus is treasured as a foundation of value and good decent beings. Personal virtues are ...

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Issues Contributing to Water Scarcity

03 Oct 2016 20 Sep 2017

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INTRODUCTION Around 1.2 billion people (almost one-fifth of the world's population) currently live in areas of physical water scarcity, and 500 million people are approaching this situation (UN-WATER 2014). Although nearly 70 percent of the world is covered by water, only about 2.5 percent is fresh with the rest being saline and ocean-based. However, only 1 percent of our freshwater is easily accessible, with much of ...

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Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest: Literature Review

15 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017

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Go back to your writing sample from week one. Remember that it should be written as though for a university assignment. This means adhering to a structure that includes an opening statement, development paragraphs, and a conclusion. It should be no longer than 500 words long. Using Google Scholar or the search engine from your university library, search for five academic sources dealing with the ...

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Waste management in India Essay

23 Mar 2015 21 Jul 2017

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Keywords: india waste management, india waste statistics INTRODUCTION India is the second most populated country a second fastest growing economy in the world. From the period of 2001-2026 the population of India is to increase from 1030 million to 1400 million, if we consider the increase rate to be 1.2 % annually then there will be an increase of 36% in 2026.accordingly about 285 million live in ...

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Reducing energy consumption in hospitality

23 Mar 2015 15 May 2017

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Introduction In recent years the environmental issues and energy saving methods have become increasingly important towards tourism and hospitality industry. Hotel energy consumption depends on various factors such as geographical location, size, class, equipments, occupancy and age of facilities. In this report it includes the methods of reducing energy consumption in hotels at a management level, followed by current legislations towards controlling environmental issues, in addition it ...

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Consideration of baseline in EIA

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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Consideration of baseline in EIAChapter one: Introduction 1.1 EIA and Baseline Environmental impact assessment, EIA was developed in order to provide decision makers with an understanding of the environmental consequences of a proposed development. It provides information on the nature and extent of impacts arising from the construction and operation of proposed projects. This is presented in environmental reports that contain information required by the EIA directives. ...

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Literature on natural disasters and climate change

03 Oct 2016 08 May 2017

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Natural disasters and global climate change Introduction The research topic is natural disasters and global climate change. Changes in climate not only affect average temperatures, but also extreme temperatures, increasing the likelihood of weather-related natural disasters. If global climate change causes the global average temperature to rise, there will be less cold weather, and a greater probability of hot and record hot weather. An increase in temperature ...

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Government's Responsibility on the Environment

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Our modern day's market system is has put so much attention on its profits that it seems to have forgotten its social responsibility. Because of the increased production by the different markets and their attempt to keep with the competition, the environment has been very much affected. There are many stories in the newspapers and the news about global warming and other environmental hazards which have been ...

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Hybrid Vehicles and Alternative Fuels

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Hybrid vehicles alternative fuels are a key part in reducing pollution. Many people do not realize what might happen if alternative methods of transportation are not developed in the near future. Development of hybrid vehicles is growing more important with each passing day. With no end in sight for lower prices of gasoline much of society is beginning to feel the economic squeeze. Hybrid vehicles could help ...

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Environmental Responsibility in Global Capitalism

03 Oct 2016 27 Apr 2017

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Environmental Responsibility in Global CapitalismGlobal capitalism refers to an economic system and a method of production in which industries, trade, and means of production are mostly owned by private investors and corporations for profits. In a capitalist economy, capital accumulation, stiff competition for the markets and wage labor are common to the parties to a transaction. Even as capitalism and democracy increase human wealth, leading to an ...

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Formaldehyde: History and Importance

23 Mar 2015 25 Apr 2017

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1.0INTRODUCTION Formaldehyde is the first member of the aldehyde family (CH2O) and is the most important aldehyde in the environment.3 It is a naturally occurring chemical and a by-product of most organisms, including human, industrial and natural processes. Formaldehyde forms from the incomplete combustion of carbon-containing materials; smoke from forest fires, in automobile exhaust, and in tobacco smoke. Atmospheric formaldehyde is formed by the action of sunlight ...

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Traffic problems in city centres

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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Traffic problem has become a major problem in the word,it is obvious from the upsurge of private car use on the roads and the amount of problem they cause.Banning private cars in inner city is a blessing or a curse has sparked spirited debate. Admittedly, one might have benefited a lot from one's improved ability to move rapidly from one place to another space.Compared to other model, ...

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Protecting the Environment: Save Water, Save Our Life

03 Oct 2016 12 Apr 2017

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The world is getting thirstier, today, nearly 1 billion people in the developing world do not have access to clean, safe drinking water. 97.5 percent of the earth’s water is saltwater and undrinkable, less than 1 percent of fresh water is usable, amounting to 0.01 percent of the earth’s total water. These astonishing statistics shock me that the clean water we drink every day is hard-won. Water ...

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Profitability of going green

03 Oct 2016 27 Feb 2017

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Green Environment Analysis Financial planning and financial analysis are some of the major aspects on which the entire capability of an organization depends upon. When it comes to organizations, then the name of net productivity and efficacy are some of the major things that stride under its capability and effectiveness. Increasing the shareholder’s net with the help of effective and timely decisions is an important aspect ...

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Consequence Global warming

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction Climate change and a consequence global warming can be seen all around us. It has already started shaping each and every aspect of our lives in more than one ways: from how we travel to what products we buy to where we live. Hence, there is a concern that the use of non-renewable fuels and other human activities are increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, contributing ...

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Environment Essay: Mitigation Measures

23 Mar 2015

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Chapter 3: Reducing Emissions From Deforestation & Forest Degradation (REDD)3.1 Genesis and emergence of REDD The current international climate change framework is a long way from delivering the emissions reductions required for a global stabilisation target necessary to give the world a realistic chance of limiting global warming to 2ºc equivalent to atmospheric CO2e at 445-490ppm or lower. Further strong and urgent concerted international action will be ...

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Small farmers

23 Mar 2015

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Small farmers produce most of the food that we consume globally. But North and South, smallholder producers are leaving the land and food production is becoming increasingly the concern of big business. Does it matter? On 31 March fourteen international panelists considered the most salient issues confronting small farmers today in the IFAD-supported debate "Failing the farmer?" on BBC World. How important is small scale farming? How ...

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Environmental impact of the life cycle of tap water with the life cycle of glass bottled water

23 Mar 2015

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Abstract In this report, the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology is applied to compare the lifecycle of tap water and bottled water using the four assessment methods. The results of inventory analysis and impact assessment shows that the tap water and glass bottled water production processes play an important role in almost all of the analysed parameters. The processes that have was examined include production and transportation, ...

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Environment Essay: The evolution of the linkage between the environment and human rights

23 Mar 2015

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The United Nations (UN) Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm in 1972, declared that: man's environment, the natural and the man-made, are essential to his well-being and to the enjoyment of basic human rightseven the right to life itself. Today, the relationship between the environment and human rights has long been recognised and has evolved in many ways. This essay will attempt to analyse the ...

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Comparison of HVDC and HVAC transmission systems

23 Mar 2015

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A substantial development of offshore wind farms is taking place in different parts of the world, yet the major issue is the technique used to transfer the energy from the wind farms to the grid. Two of the major technologies used are: High-Voltage DC known as HVDC and High-Voltage AC known as HVAC. The main concern of electrical power engineers is that the transferring of energy occurs ...

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Cons of a bioassay

23 Mar 2015

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1. Cons of a bioassay- firstly the response to a hormone by a specific tissue may not reflect the 'in vivo' response. For example, a hormone may be modified by another factor within the tissue before it acts on the tissue. Furthermore, the hormone that you are testing i.e the number of contractions in uterine tissue in response to a specific oxytocin concentration, may not be entirely ...

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Environmental impact & sustainability

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction Emissions from shipping contribute significantly to the concentrations of harmful air pollutants in Europe. There are, still, technical methods which these pollutants could be reduced for 80-90 per cent. These methods are cost-effective compared with land-based sources. Such reductions are needed for protecting health and the environment, and for shipping to develop into a more sustainable kind of transport. Air emissions have been ...

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Environment Essay: Climate Change Disease

23 Mar 2015

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The Effects of Global Warming and Climate Change on Infectious Disease Patterns Climate Change The earth’s atmosphere was first equated to that of a greenhouse in 1827 by Jean Baptiste Fourier (Khasnis & Nettleman, 2005). The ‘greenhouse effect’ describes the natural ability of the earth’s atmosphere and associated gases to retain heat radiated from the sun (Khasnis & Nettleman, 2005). Upon arrival in the earth’s atmosphere, the ...

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Environment Essay: UK energy policy

23 Mar 2015

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The main problem for the UK and other countries has been the unmanaged release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere resulting from the use of fossil fuels in energy generation. There is convincing evidence that this is causing major changes in the Earth's climate, the consequences of which could threaten the health and livelihoods of so many people on this planet. The major issue that Governments worldwide ...

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