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A Discussion on the Damage Affected by Large Scale Mines on the Environment and Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), a Tool of Managing It
“Snow isn’t just pretty. It also cleanses our world and our senses, not just of the soot and grime of a Fife mining town but also of a kind of weary familiarity, a taken-for-granted quality to which our eyes are all too susceptible.” ~ John Burnside Summary The last several decades have made at least one truth readil...
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Replacing Petroleum - Negatives and Positives of Various Biofuels
Due to environmental concerns, energy security, and limited supply, it is becoming increasingly important to find a viable alternative to petroleum. Transportation fuels drive the global economy, meaning that whatever fuel is used by the majority is going to have a huge impact on the world. Currently, oil is the main source...
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A Debate About Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) and Its Environmental Impact
Don’t Rush to Frack Hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking has been a hot environmental topic in our society today. Fracking is the process of drilling into the layers of the Earth’s crust using a high pressurized mixture of water, sand, and chemicals. This process is used to release natural gas that is buried in u...
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A Discussion on the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline and Its Potential Influence on the Environment
The Keystone XL: Delaying the Inevitable The Keystone XL is the fourth and final phrase of the Keystone oil pipeline that runs from Hardisty, Alberta to as far south as Houston, Texas. This purposed project is almost a duplicate of the first phrase of the pipeline, but has a shorter more direct route and diameter of the pi...
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An Experiment Studying the Effects of the Levels of pH in the Environment
Abstract This experiment was designed to determine if surrounding factors
affect the pH of bodies of freshwater and how pH can affect the
environment. Five samples of water were taken from various bodies of
freshwater. Their pH levels were measured using pH paper and compared on a
data table. It was hypothesized that...
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A Research on the Environmental Issue of Air Pollution: Characteristics, Causes, Solution and Prevention
INTRODUCTION Clean air is the foremost requirement to sustain healthy lives of humankind and those supporting ecosystems which in return affect the human being. The air is composed of 99.9% of nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor and inert gases. Humans are dependent to air. We breathe about 35 lbs. of air per day as compared w...
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The Effects of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Coastal Cities
Plastic pollution affects coastal cities and towns that border the major oceans, especially islands, for example the Caribbean Islands, which are becoming covered in debris. Plastic pollution has been increasing in amounts since the industrialization period with improper landfills and illegal disposal of toxic waste and deb...
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Shift on Conservation Tactics from Focusing on Zoological Parks to Focusing on Homeland and Habitats of the Animals to Sustain
Zoos and parks bring joy to many people. It’s exciting to witness a wild animal in our own country. Although it’s fun and entertaining to view wild animals in a zoo, these zoos and theme parks are harmful and dangerous to health and population of wildlife. Conservation acts have been made to conserve the animals of the wild...
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A Review of Bronfenbrenner's Different Levels of Ecological Systems
It is essential to cultivate a multidimensional understanding of the risk factors for preterm births; these factors cannot be looked at in a vacuum. Bronfenbrenner’s ecological systems framework allows us to place factors and stressors into different levels of interactions with the individual. By understanding where and how...
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A Discussion on the Ways That the Human Community Has Contributed to Earth's Environmental Decline
Intro: Fracking, emissions, industries, modern agriculture, and poorly managed waste are just some of the many devastating ways that the human community has contributed to Earth’s environmental decline. In the years spanning the twentieth through twenty-first centuries, global climate change and environmental degradation...
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