Renewable and Alternative Energy (Energy: Past, Present, and

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For BOTH study areas, do ONE of the following: a. Remember though that you need to apply well in advance for courses. Also, we will begin development of a plan for a comprehensive agency-wide project to create a common wind and water erosion process model. Five minutes from any classroom are miles of trails through evergreen and mixedwood forests for hiking and winter sports, two rivers converge in our city and wildlife wander the campus. Data.gov - A web portal to Federal datasets including descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), access information, and tools that leverage this data.

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Going Green (Ripped from the Headlines; the Environment)

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Output results from contour simulations were improved to report sediment leaving from any side of a hillslope profile. Environmental activism typically entails political or community-based actions intended to improve global, national, or local environmental quality ( Lubell, 2002; McFarlane & Hunt, 2006 ). To schedule a visit for your school or class to the Visitor Center, please download and fill out this education outreach request form and email it to educationoffice@dep.nyc.gov.

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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power (The Energy Debate)

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In May he confirmed on a regional radio program that he requested Gov. CCC is one of the country's largest copper mine companies, making it a principal producer and exporter of copper concentrate in the country. NAL Call # HC57 E5W755 no.1997 March.] See also: "What's Happening to Agrobiodiversity?" Top Gear is the BBC’s most-watched and most profitable programme, with extensive franchising of both format and associated merchandise. The half-life of uranium (the amount of time it takes for one half of uranium to decay is 4.5 billion years!

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Garbage and Recycling (Introducing Issues with Opposing

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This includes, but is not limited to, lobbying on and engaging the public in our efforts to protect existing standards and promote new policies to improve air quality. Much of this knowledge is at as much risk of being lost as is the case with biodiversity (Linden 1991). Beyond general environmental science the track provides a comprehensive training in different areas of ecology, some knowledge of organisms and their environments, and relevant conservation and policy courses.

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Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes,

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Here are just of few to consider when researching schools: Each school is different and not every school offers the same programs. Fifth, local knowledge systems are disappearing at a rate that may not allow us even to know what value, if any, such systems had (Cox, 2000; Brodt, 2001; Pandey, 2002a). This research project was started to try and understand the population dynamics of the rare humpback dolphins of Richards Bay. Environmental Educator I: Position starts November 1.

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Gaia Warriors

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Stehr and H. von Storch (2000) We must be part not only of the human community, but of the whole community; we must acknowledge some sort of oneness not only with our neighbors, our countrymen and our civilization but also some respect for the natural as well as for the man-made community. All Mammalogists possess at least a bachelor's degree in zoology, ecology, or other field, though many go on to obtain their master's or Ph.d. This course will look at water through scientific, historical, and cultural viewpoints and survey contemporary water problems in all their dimensions—political, economic, and technological.

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Oil Spills (Hot Topics)

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The commission argued that poorer countries must have the opportunity to develop economically - if they are denied this opportunity it will be much harder to convince all countries to support practices that can be sustained over time - but richer countries must foster policies to favor environmental conservation with economic development. "Our Common Future" laid the foundation for the "Earth Summit" at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992, which marked the real beginning of international environmental protection initiatives and proposed a sustainable development agenda.

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Opposing Viewpoints Digests - The Environment (hardcover

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In 1985, Soulé published a seminal essay, called “What is Conservation Biology?” The article helped define the then-emerging field of ecological research and application. Air pollution: Concerns over air pollution have remained steady over the last decade, with more than 40 percent of Americans worried about indoor and outdoor air quality, carbon emissions, tropospheric ozone, particulate matter, sulfur oxides, volatile organic compounds, radon, refrigerants, and methane emissions. 7.

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Conservation of the Sea(oop) (Junior Library of Ecology)

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The average annual salary was $85,520 in 2013. The incumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experience and training are received to the next higher level position. In order to keep their rainforest pristine we need to stop our dependence on fossil fuel and begin using environmentally sustainable resources. Zhao Youmin, Executive Director & General Manager of CECEPHK, said, "We firmly believe that the Programme will help us identify and bring in Hong Kong's innovative and feasible energy conservation and environmental protection technologies with high market potential.

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Marine Environments

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Each year the total quantity of waste produced by humans, livestock, and crops weighs about 38 billion tons worldwide. Very much an ‘interdisciplinary’ subject, environmental science degrees challenge students to combine skills and knowledge from a variety of different fields. In his pioneering work on the ethics of the environment, Holmes Rolston has worked with a number of different conceptions of the natural (see Brennan and Lo 2010, pp.116–23, for an analysis three senses of the term "natural" that may be found in Rolston’s work).

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