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The relationship between humans and the environment tends to be reciprocal. Human beings are shaped by their environmental and geographical contexts, but they impact these environments and...

Latest answer posted May 4, 2019, 8:12 pm (UTC)

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This advice prods us to consider the future, and not to focus on the present or on the past. Instead of living just for today and gratifying our own immediate needs, we should think about how our...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2017, 10:03 am (UTC)

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Logging also employs a great deal of people, and is essential to many regional economies. On the other hand, in some places, logging tends to be a rather static industry. People who own large...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012, 6:38 pm (UTC)

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The influences of the hydrosphere on human life and activities around the world cannot be overstated. Seventy percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water. The human body is composed of...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2013, 4:43 pm (UTC)

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The Earth, as everyone knows, is very unique within its existing solar system. Among the eight planets and dozens of moons orbiting those planets, only Earth has an environment conducive to...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2013, 9:33 pm (UTC)

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Soil erosion can be caused by wind and water, as the formation of canyons over the millenia have amptly demonstrated. The soil erosion caused by human interaction with the environment, however,...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2013, 5:19 pm (UTC)

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The issue with overcultivation and overgrazing is that they typically fatigue the soil, draining it of nutrients and making it untenable in the future. Historically, this has been avoided or...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2019, 10:51 am (UTC)

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Most research suggests that a consequence to worldwide improvements in the standard of living is environmental damages. As more people partake in an increased standard of living that arises from...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2013, 10:44 am (UTC)

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The long-term impact of environmental problems are already evident. As average global temperatures have inched up as a result of natural phenomena and human activities alike, the ramifications of...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2016, 2:22 am (UTC)

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There are many things a person could do to produce less waste. One thing would be to avoid using disposable products. Instead of using paper plates and paper cups, people could use dishes and...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2016, 5:27 pm (UTC)

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Technically, the planet can't die. It is a basically a rock. We are killing ourselves really. When we harm the environment, we don't hurt the Earth but we do hurt our ability to live on it....

Latest answer posted March 22, 2012, 8:37 am (UTC)

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Both slogans and good ones with little downside on the environment. To use less resources is a great thing to do, especially when we realize that there are limitations to all things on earth....

Latest answer posted November 16, 2011, 1:06 pm (UTC)

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This is an extremely important question. I am glad that you already know about the health benefits. Let me give you a few more benefits of reducing smog. First, closely related to health benefits,...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2011, 3:02 pm (UTC)

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This is an extremely important question. To reduce waste is something that everyone needs to do. In light of this, let me list a few important ways this can be accomplished. First, the most...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2012, 12:18 pm (UTC)

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Evidence of climate change tends to be accumulated gradually over the course of a number of years. Consequently, identifying evidence of “rapid” change is subject to broad and varying...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2013, 12:57 am (UTC)

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Soil degradation is caused by too much erosion. Often this is due to poor agricultural and industrial processes. One's land should be treated with care. Hilly acreage should be left as pasture so...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2017, 2:23 pm (UTC)

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The first thing that I would recommend before writing the questions is determine which kinds of question you would like to ask. Do you want to ask multiple choice, true/ false, fill in the blank,...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2016, 2:12 pm (UTC)

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As you have not mentioned the title of a specific book, I'll focus this answer on the evidence for the ways in which eating meat affects the environment. The evidence is overwhelming that...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2016, 8:14 am (UTC)

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To the degree that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the largest and most militarily powerful member of which is the United States, believes that environmental security is a component...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2013, 3:23 am (UTC)

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The major reason for our reliance on fossil fuels (coal, gas, oil) is an economic one, along with the inertia of habit. Notions of fuel depletion and environmental damage due to burning of fossil...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2016, 7:01 pm (UTC)

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It is a truism to say that the environment affect a person's overall health. Let me give you a few examples. First, the most obvious example would be in places that have been affected by some sort...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2012, 11:16 pm (UTC)

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Palm trees are a very efficient source of vegetable oil that is widely used for cooking, in food products, personal care products and in the production of biodiesel. Most of the palm oil that is...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2012, 3:06 pm (UTC)

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There are many ways to answer this question. The Boreal Shield, which compromises of 20% of the landmass of Canada and 22% of its fresh water is an incredibly important tract of land. Moreover the...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2011, 2:10 am (UTC)

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This is a very important question. There are several important steps that can be taken to reduce acid rain. However, citizens, the government, and industries must work together. The general goal...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2011, 2:39 am (UTC)

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The effects of climate change on plant and animal life is enormous. Plants and animals have evolved over millions of years, and have developed according to specific environmental conditions. Once...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2013, 1:54 pm (UTC)

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The Earth had existed in a certain state for tens of thousands of years. During that time, plant and animal life evolved, the oceans established certain levels of depth and salinity, and weather...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2013, 1:38 pm (UTC)

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First, it is best to define what the Boreal shield is. The Boreal Shield is a stretch of wild land from Alberta to Newfoundland in Canada. This area includes: the Boreal Plains, Mixedwood Plains,...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2011, 1:10 am (UTC)

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The pattern of land use and the changes in that pattern are thought by many to be the single most important factor affecting ecological systems. Preservationists are in favor of micro level...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2012, 4:01 pm (UTC)

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The ozone layer is an essential part of the earth's upper atmosphere, between about 10 to 30 miles above Earth in the stratosphere. While it is also present at ground level, for purposes of this...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2013, 3:47 pm (UTC)

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The answer to this question probably has a great deal to do with one's view of government in relationship to the environment and to people's lifestyles. If you believe that it is the government's...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2012, 1:43 am (UTC)

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Fresh water from the Tigris-Euphrates Basin in essential to the development and stability of the Middle East. Turkey, Syria, and Iraq are the main countries that benefit from the water of the...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2017, 12:57 am (UTC)

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I agree that this is more a question for scientific fact than opinion. I'm not sure that one day would help the coral reefs and beaches. Yes, we should protect these delicate areas. We should do...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2012, 4:17 pm (UTC)

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Mining has been one of the most important and contentious industries since the age of exploration. The advent of Industrialization greatly increased its importance to all developing nations, both...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2013, 10:23 pm (UTC)

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Many of the environmental problems with which we still are trying to cope were discovered in the late 20th century. One of the major problems was the degradation of the ozone layer, especially over...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2012, 8:52 pm (UTC)

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The ozone layer is a part of the earth's stratosphere, laying between 15 and 30 kilometers above the earth's surface. It serves the absolutely vital function of shielding the earth from much of...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2013, 4:56 pm (UTC)

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It is fair, and accurate, to state much of the environmental degradation that the Earth has endured over the past century is directly attributable to the processes of industrialization and...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2013, 4:22 pm (UTC)

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There are many “green” technologies that are, at least arguably, better than their non-green alternatives. Let us look at a few. There are green light bulb technologies that are better than the...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2013, 1:48 pm (UTC)

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This is a great question. People are finally realizing or at least paying attention to the fact that many variables in our environment make a difference in our mental and emotional well-being. For...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2012, 2:19 pm (UTC)

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This is a very broad question with underlying assumptions that make it difficult to answer. For example, the "humans" mentioned could be any number of people: Americans, Israelis, scientists,...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2012, 3:16 am (UTC)

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