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A Discussion on the Importance of Forests to Man, Animals, and the Environment
Importance of forests Forest occupy a vast area of land in the world. These lands are covered with trees, bushes and are home to wild animals and in some cases natives as well. In this essay, the importance of forests will be discussed. The prehistoric man used trees to build houses, boats and so on. The modern man is no...
The Impact of Invasive Species in an Ecosystem
There are many things that impact the environment and the ecosystems within them. Some of the impacts are beneficial, while others tear the ecosystem apart such as climate change, overpopulation and invasive species. While some of these events are natural many of these events are caused by the human population. In chapter f...
The Negative Impact of Nuclear Energy on the Environment and Health Is Too Great to Consider It a Blessing
11th March 2011, there was a natural disaster which triggered a nuclear accident in Fukushima. Dangerous high energy power leaked from a power plant killed around hundred people and shut down the whole Fukushima. So it started long running debate over nuclear that how does nuclear energy affects the environment? How safe Nu...
A Comparison of the Differences Between the Interpretations of Nature by Christopher Columbus and Ralph Waldo Emerson
Partaking in a dialogue as to the meaning of nature expanded itself into a literary tradition. American authors seeking higher power, belonging, meaning, and more engage in this literary discussion by asserting their own interpretation. To illustrate the vast shift of the role of nature in American literature, I look to Chr...
An Examination of Climax Community as a Type of Ecosystem
One ecosystem type is the climax community, a highly stable system with complex inter-dependencies. A climax community is reached through an ecological succession of simpler communities. For example, a small lake eventually fills with silt and organic matter, grasses take hold, and it becomes a marsh and eventually a field;...
The Concept of Nature as Free from anything Unnatural
The Natural World The natural world has become something to be sold as a luxury, yet it is looked down upon if one’s life is not surrounded by the unnatural. Those without technology are less advanced, less aware of society and the current state of the world. Technology is seen as a necessity, and means to happiness. At...
An Economical and Environmental Assessment of Reducing the Waste from Non-Recyclable Materials
Objectives: Reduce the amount of waste that is not recyclable. The general policy in Newlands is supportive to the idea of recycling by setting targets to the materials quantities. The article is mainly considering the cost and benefits from re-cycling different materials mainly considering household and their alternativ...
A Report on the Article Do Trees Help or Hurt by The Associated Press
Nature is beautiful as it is, we don't want to hurt the environment. It's understandable however, that one must not go by their wants but by their needs and well, nature needs to be disturbed in order for ecology and man to coexist. However, there are cases in which one takes action due to paranoia or fear and refuse to inf...
An Overview of The Partnership of America and China to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Since the beginning of life on Earth, environmental conditions on our planet have drastically changed. In the blink of an eye while paying little attention to the environment, sea level had risen, icebergs had melted, and the theory of global warming was introduced. Much of this change, to our dismay, is due to the growth o...
The Biggest Threat in the Philippine Coral Reefs
The Amazon of the Ocean. That’s what researchers have affectionately dubbed the Philippine Coral Reefs, due to the diverse array of marine organisms living within the reefs’ ecosystems. The Philippine Coral Reefs are home to a large array of marine organisms, including thousands of species of fish, hundreds of species of co...