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Pollution

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Ethics of Using Icebreakers

With the increased melting of polar ice, the possibility for more efficient routes through the Arctic is ever increasing. Icebreakers are a key to keeping these routes safe and clear. Nations like Canada, Finland and the Soviet Union are far more prepared than the US to meet the challenges of...

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Human Impacts on the Sustainability of Groundwater

The purpose of this lab is to discover if human development is impacting the sustainability of the Earth’s natural supply of groundwater. Human development has depleted and diminished natural resources in the past and there is reason to believe that this development will impede the replenishment of Earth’s groundwater supplies....

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Sharing the Planet-Trash & Pollution

In the 21st-century, the modern world as we know it seems justifiably to be more and more preoccupied with trash and polluting the Earth. According to the American Heritage Science Dictionary, pollution is defined as the “contamination of air, water or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms”....

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Smoke from Factories

The smoke emitted from the factories into the atmosphere is harmful to human and animal health and environmental damage. The factories have caused air pollution due to the emission of harmful smoke. The effects of these emissions have caused a worrisome situation due to lack if the installation of filters...

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An Environmental Analysis of Apple

Apple Inc. specializes in the design, production and promotion of mobile communication and media devices which are primarily meant to assist professionals, entrepreneurs and government customers in performing their usual activities more efficiently (Yahoo Finance, 2016). As a multinational organization that operates in multiple markets, Apple is affected by numerous...

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Amazon’s Ecological Concerns

The Debate and the Construction of Dams in the AmazonThe conservation of the Amazon continues to remain a significant environmental concern. The perpetual conflict between environmentalists and the construction of dams show the ongoing challenge of the Amazon. Natives of the land such as the Sawe Moybu people argue that...

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Pollution, Environment, and Health Op-ed

Ocean pollution is a fast-growing, contemporary environmental concern that is threatening the health of Earth’s major water sources and has the potential to affect the health of the average human being, if the problem is not addressed in a swift and diligent manner. Recently, for example, research scientists discovered a...

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Soil Conservation and Carrying Capacity

Soil conservation basically refers to the prevention of soil loss as a result of erosion or even a loss of fertility as a result of salinization, acidification, over-usage, and other contamination of soil by chemicals. Soil conservation also results from unsustainable subsistence farming including slash and burn techniques, which may...

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BMW Environmental Threats

Promotion of the sustainable development has become an important element of any business strategy of most global companies. BMW is not an exception as it values its status of the environmentally-friendly company and shows its desire to keep its position. In order to proceed with the discussion of the environmental...

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Recycling Strategy

The topic of recycling is a popular focus of public and scholarly discussions. Recycling is often emphasized in the context of environmental consciousness and pro-environment efforts. Although the main goal of recycling technique indeed is to protect the environment from further pollution, there are also many social and financial benefits...

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Zero Waste Concept

Response to Question OneWhile the implementation of Zero Waste concept threats the Waste Management’s landfill business, Michael (2016) has a totally different view. According to Michael (2016), the Zero Waste concept is an opportunity for the company to adapt to the varying environment of the waste management market. As such,...

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The Problem of Storm-water Pollution in New Jersey

Global climate change has resulted in weather extremes, including flooding, more severe storms, and a wide range of other challenges that have had an impact on pollution. The state of New Jersey is no exception, since the air and water quality of that state has been compromised by industrial pollution...

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How Is Technology Negatively Impacting The Environment?

To aid our understanding, it is important to acknowledge Technology comprises all the processes and events that are involved in taking up materials and converting them into a more useful form that helps man better meet his needs. (Cantoria 1) In other words, it doesn’t only make reference to Information...

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Environmental Pollution Argument

AbstractThis paper will use a selected physical item to represent some aspect concerning environmental pollution as a direct result of human activities. It will offer up an argument discussing how the selected item contributes to environmental pollution. Included in the paper will be a description of the item; the significance...

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Airport Noise Abatement

The most common complaint from those that live near airports concerns the excessive noise generated by jet aircraft as they take off and land. Many airports are located in or near high population centers, and the areas of the loudest noise may be located over houses, apartments, schools, museums, libraries,...

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Chevron Richmond Plant

In the Bay Area, a good deal is hard to come by, real estate is priced at a premium. Unless you purchase in the town of North Richmond, where a Chevron plant thrives. However, the residents are suffering as a result from exposure to massive amounts of chemicals that are...

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Emissions

It absolutely is necessary for Hoosiers (like myself) to change their consumption habits. Right now, global warming is a result of greenhouse gasses and there are many sources of CO2 to the atmosphere almost all of which are a result of increased human greenhouse gas emissions. Without changing this, the...

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Bad Luck for the Environment

Everyone has heard the old wives tale that a broken mirror will leave its assailant with seven years of bad luck. People, even those who are not superstitious, tend to squirm at the very sound of the breaking of the reflective glass in their home. Prior to that moment, the...

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