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World Resources Institute Essay Examples

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Analysis of the Field of Economics and the Science of Using Scarce Resources
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of goods and services. The study of economics focuses on how individuals, corporations, and societies choose to use the scarce resources provided by nature and previous generations. Scarce resources provided by nature that...
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World Resources Institute Launched Advance Satellite Imagery to Combat Illegal Logging
As if the fuel wood crisis wasn’t enough of a drain on the forests of Africa, there are several other uses for wood that contribute to deforestation and land degradation, such as logging, which is among the major threat to African forests. In 1998 the World Resources Institute (WRI) launched a project called Global Forest W...
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The Concerns over the Depletion of World's Natural Resources and the Need for Alternatives
The world's natural resources are being consumed at an alarming rate. As these resources diminish, people will be seeking alternative sources by which to generate electricity for heat and light. The only practical short term solution for the energy-crisis is nuclear power. Nuclear power, however is not as safe as burning c...
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An Introduction to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Chris Johnson State & Local Government November 30, 2000 Interest Groups Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus was organized in 1976 by five (5) Hispanic Congressmen: Herman Badillo (NY), Baltasar Corrada (PR), E. ?Kika? de la Garza (TX), Henry B. Gonzalez (TX), and E...
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Louis Kahn and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Standing alone against the endless blue sea, the Salk Institute by Louis I. Kahn is one of a kind. "Louis Kahn's Salk Institute for Biological Studies on the Pacific coast near La Jolla aspires within its own spirit to an order achieved through clarity, definition, and consistency of application"(Heyer 195). To many, this m...
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An Introduction to the WebTrust Seal of Insurance
Abstract With the turn of a new century accountants see the need to get involved in the ever-evolving world of computer technology and the Internet. The AICPA saw the need for assurance in electronic commerce, and they found a way for them to benefit from it. It is the WebTrust seal of assurance. Everywhere you turn m...
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Therapeutic Communities in Prisons as a Tool to Reducing Recidivism
The link between drug use and crime is not a new one. For more than twenty years, both the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Justice have funded many studies to try to better understand the connection. One such study was done in Baltimore on heroin users. This study found high rates of criminali...
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An Analysis of the Linke Between Drugs and Crimes
The link between drug use and crime is not a new one. For more than twenty years, both the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Justice have funded many studies to try to better understand the connection. One such study was done in Baltimore on heroin users. This study found high rates of criminali...
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How to Conserve Resources
If I were to be head of a community service club, I would have some big
ideas. The first would be called "The Ultimate Project". It would be easy
all you need to do is to reduce, reuse and recycle. For example just save
water, save energy, save fuel and save plastic. I've always wanted to be a
scientist but one of my concer...
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The Choice is Yours: Save It or Waste It
Theodore Roosevelt once said, "To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified. . .” Natural resources are free gif...
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