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Whole Foods Health

Whole foods: It is a fact that the importance of health cannot be ignored. If you are taking a good care of your health then you need not to face any sort of physiological or psychological health problem through out the life. If not, then you can remain prone to numerous...

Determine The Effect Of Different Environmental Conditions Environmental Studies Essay

Fungi are eukaryotic organisms in which many of them are dimorphic and the regulation between the unicellular and multicellular configurations are affected by nutritional and physical factors and these factors also affect their growth. The structure of a fungus consists of a thallus (body) and this consists of a mycelium....

Due to floods in lagos

INTRODUCTION This major aims of this study will be to analyse the major causes of large scale destruction due to floods in Lagos, Nigeria and to emphasize the usefulness of flood hazard maps prepared using GIS under the community based hazard management framework developed in Japan for developing countries. I will...

The natural underground space

Caves and Caverns A cave or cavern is the natural underground space which is big enough for human to enter. Most people suggest the term cave ought to apply only in cavities with some parts not receiving the daylight, though in the usual usage, the term involves smaller spaces such as...

Disaster hazards in Nepal

Nepal faces varieties of hazards, which combined with the growing population and severe lacking in education and awareness, result in very high degree of risks. According to a recent study by UNDP/BCPR (UNDP, 2004), among 200 countries, Nepal stands at 11th and 30th respectively with regard to relative vulnerability to...

Marine Conservation Wallacea

6. Appendix 1 - Original Intended method To obtain a truly random point for start of each transect it was intended to lay a grid across a map of the Marine Protected Area, and intersecting the 2 central lines to form an X and Y-axis. Using an excel based random...

Toksan nigeria limited

INTRODUCTION Toksan Nigeria Limited (TNL) is a company actively engaged in the Palm wine production and distribution with a brand name “Toksy”. TNL is Located in Lagos with over 10,000 hectares of Palm trees; staff comprising of 120 personnel; factory; vehicles and equipment. TNL is poised to deliver quality palm wine...

An era of extraordinary change

1 Introduction The 20th century was an era of extraordinary change. The world was transformed beyond recognition. The 20th century and early 21st century has seen an enormous increase in economic activity, business growths, major technological advancements, and many other accomplishments. A modern person may arrive home from work in a...

Obesity Health Environment

The design of neighbourhoods can be implicated in the so-called ‘obesity epidemic'. Review the evidence for this assertion. The increasing prevalence of obesity in developed and developing countries means that obesity is now being regarded as an epidemic (Swinburn, et al., 1999). According to the World Health Organisation (200), there...

Mine safety and environmental health challenges

1. Outline some of the key health and safety challenges that is faced by a mining company you are familiar with. The industry has experienced both high consequence low frequency events (disasters such as Moura and Gretley) as well as low frequency high events (such as slips,...

Reproductive success of the sea eagle

Abstract This paper discusses the results of studies on the reproductive success of the sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) and the booted eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) in the Baltic Sea area, the Lapland area of Sweden, and the south eastern area of Spain. More specifically, it focuses on the analysis of birds' eggs...

Urban Cropland Environmental

Abstract: The data pertaining to the switch of cropland to urban land has been collected from the 1997 National Resources Inventory (NRI) and is being used to examine the formation that this country has been going through for the last couple of decades. It is figured that some where around...

Environmental Studies Essays - Emission Controls on Ships

Emission Controls on Ships 1. INTRODUCTION In 1992, there were roughly about 1.291 million containers in the Port of Oakland and by 2006 it had increased by about 185% to about 2.391 million containers. With such sizable increases the effects have been seen in the local and national economics but one area...

My ecological footprint

My ecological footprint percentage is 70.82%. We would need 4.51 earths if everyone had the lifestyle that I lead. The results made me feel concerned because my footprint is below average by almost 20 percent, which seems like a lot to me. I was surprised that my results were so...

Nuclear Power Environmental

The debate on nuclear power stations continues. Should Britain build more stations? Why? How much will this cost? Is it worth it? Is it the only option? These are the questions that have to be answered. There are many pro nuclear and anti-nuclear groups making their voices heard that...

Food Hunting Predators

Article Title: Shopping for Food in the Ocean Charles Darwin pointed out that only the fittest survive. That is why every organism is equipped with a defense mechanism to be able to live on. The smallest and biggest of creatures exhibit this mechanism. The predators, on the other...

World climate change

Introduction The atmosphere and interact with each other, the earth changes the orbit, volcanic eruptions and the energy received from sun changes - these are results of the world climate change. Over 100 yeas ago, people had begun burning coal, gas and oil, which lead to climate change and causing...

Role of peroxidase

DISCUSION In the present study Peroxidase (particularly laccase, lignin peroxidase and manganese peroxidase) were produced and optimized by selected fungal strains. Besides it has revitalized the role of Peroxidase for textile dye removal as well as utilize in detergents, fish diet as a protein source, and their role was comprehensively drawn...

Type of particles with dimensions

Nanoparticles include any type of particles with dimensions of less than 500 nanometers. Nanoparticles play a major role in a variety of fields including advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, and environmental detection and monitoring, as stated by (J.B. Donnet et al 1998). Nanoparticles classified as one of two types, engineered or nonengineered....

How Tesco uses strategy to attract customers against its rivals

Introduction:- There are many rivals of Tesco early 1990s Tesco rivals gave very tough time to Tesco, so on that time Tesco needed a good and newly trading strategy. Tesco old trading strategy was very good. But on that time Tesco was not attracting the customers due to bad customer services....

Carbon dioxide emissions

Carbon dioxide emissions from Annex I countries have established since 1990 but are growing rapidly in developing countries (non Annex I countries) at a rate of approximately 4% per year which is reflected in the world emissions which are growing roughly 600 million tons of CO2 per year. ...

Future Sustainable Cars

What are the factors that will contribute to the adoption and development of sustainable green cars in the UK? 11.The Race for Sustainable Cars. In attempts to present a ‘green' face and to demonstrate their commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of their products, most major vehicle manufacturers are developing ‘sustainable' cars...

Addressing the knowledge gap

Summary One of the three main lines of actions in the strategic plan of Dutch Science Foundation, concerns - Science for Society (Bouma, et al 2008). By this short literature review, knowledge management methodologies within Dutch regional development initiatives will be the discussed. We recognize that knowledge management within regional development...

Fuel Bio Environment

The EU has pledged to replace 10% of transport fuel with bio fuel from crops by 2020. Along with other countries, they wish to replace some transport fuel with bio fuel to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. However, there is much debate about whether this...

A ROAD PAVED IN WATER BOTTLES

A Road Paved in Water Bottles 1845, that is the year that Americas' first bottled water company, Poland Spring, was founded. In the beginning no one believed that people would pay for something, “… that God gave everyone for free”, however the Maine Herald could not have...

Rainforests Animal Species

Rainforests cover a mere seven percent of the globe and holds more than half the plant and animal species. They are an astounding, complex ecosystem that faces eminent threats from deforestation. These ecosystems are found in the Amazon Basin, Central America, Southeast Asia, and Equatorial Asia. Tropical...

Inadequate emission control measures

HOW ECOLOGICAL MODERNIZATION POLICIES ENCOURAGE OR CONSTRAIN SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING DESIGN The last two decades have witnessed advances in technology which are largely geared towards minimal environmental impact, better efficiency and energy conservation. Scientific evidence suggests that most of our environmental problems today developed as a result of the inadequate emission control...

Coastal Landform Model

Coastal Systems Coastal Landform Model Coastal landform models are produced for beach systems where little is known about the operating processes. Understanding costal processes allows us to make predictions on future states of the system. This assignment will firstly talk about the assumptions and basic operation of a beach platform model. Secondly...

Enviromental aspects,issues, impact and legislation

INTRODUCTION The world's environment is not limitless. The need to take into consideration the sustainability of the limitless world's environment has brought about innovations in various techniques and methods of making sure the environment is well sustained. In the course of actualizing the sustainability of the world's environment, there have been...

National Waste Law

“It is unfortunate that the difficulties of interpreting the pronouncements from the EC are compounded by the failure of the national authorities to agree a common approach to the definition of waste.” Critically assess whether case law shows a “common approach” to the definition of waste. Introduction In OSS Group Ltd v Environment...

The green vs. green trade-off

     Corporations are far from perfect, having track records that include everything from discrimination to fraud. Injustices that directly impact individuals are highly publicized. Yet others, like environmental violations, are often overlooked due to their less immediate effects. Disregard for environmental law often draws the public's attention only when a human...

The industrial ecology

ABSTRACT:         Industrial ecology is the main topics of industrial ecology Subject. Here also come Ecology, Ecosystem, Industrial ecology, Industrial system, Relation between industrial ecology and industrial system. Then describing and discussing the similarities and differences between an ecosystem and an industrial system. Then describing and discussing the actual definition of industrial...

Population South America

Discussion on the factors affecting mammal population in the neotropics and the challenges to managing these populations Neo-tropical giant mammals belong to a region of the earths surface which comprises most of South America, the Antilles, and tropical North America. The neotropics support more families of mammals than any other faunal region...

Depletion and consequences of mangrove forests

ACKNOWEDGEMENT It is without realizing that we take for granted our environment, the eco system, and the biodiversity of this world. We forget that we are not alone and the flora and fauna are all part of the same circle of life and have an equal right to their survival as...

Organic Farming Environmental

Organic Farming Good or Bad Abstract Is organic or natural milk really that good for the consumers? Or is it even organic food the consumer is eating just paying a higher price for the same old thing? Looking at many articles it is hard to tell once you break it down. Humane...