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    in Ohio, early one morning when suddenly the hazmat tanker semi-truck, only a quarter of a mile ahead, loses control and flips into the median. Turned on its side, the tanker truck’s flammable material leaks out contaminating the median and the environment. With still the possibility of a fire, or worse an explosion, state patrol, Ohio department of transportation (DOT) officers, and other emergency personnel arrive on the scene, as traffic grinds to a halt. After surveying the situation,…

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    Science Fair Experience

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    fair projects for six consecutive years had me realize how far I had come without really questioning science. The year I had made it past the first phase of the science fair was in the fourth grade. My dad and I had constructed a clay model of the human ear. It was the first time I had put so much effort into my project. All of the teachers were able to pick two students from their classes to present…

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    Fracking can be devastating to the environment and the health of the community that lives near any fracking operation. There have been many cases documented where families that either live near a fracking site or that have even allowed fracking companies to frack on their land, having unusual symptoms that are related back to fracking. These symptoms can be but not limited to fatigue, burning eyes, dermatologic irritation, headaches, upper respiratory problems and many more. Along with these…

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    The documentary Bag It takes an in depth look at the use of the plastic bag and how it impacts our environment. I, like most, have assumed that because an item is recyclable, it can be used indefinitely while providing some level of satisfaction that we as humans have done our due diligence in protecting the environment. This film disproves that theory and takes you on the journey from the grocery store to the belly of a sea turtle. The first plastic bag was made known in the United States as a…

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    Environmental pollution is a major concern in a number of countries world over. Human activities coupled with inadequate knowledge on the need for a clean and safe environment enhance the unending contamination of the environment. Ohio, just like other states, experiences environmental contamination. Drugs and drug metabolites including the industrial effluents are the major sources of contaminants in the local environment of Ohio. Combustion of the municipal and industrial compounds and…

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    A. Capitalism: Page 394; An economic system built around the private ownership of the means of production, the pursuit of profit, and market competition. Grace mining is a for profit corporation. So much so, they found the need to keep quiet about the potential health hazards of working for their company. This corporation formed in 1919, and even though the corporation knew of the health hazards. They allowed their employees to become sick with lung diseases. By their ignoring these health…

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    Throughout time as humans have evolved and their way of thinking has evolved they have built technology to make their lives easier and things more efficient. Such as cars to increase the speed of transportation and axes to progress the way of living. However, even though technology helps civilization by creating faster means of transportation and safer homes it pollutes and causes harm to the planet. Throughout history, as time progressed so has humans and the advancement of technology. For,…

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    effect it has had on the environment and even deny the effects it has on human health. Multinational corporations cause many environmental problems around the world. This is because capitalism and consumerism is a powerful force. Whether or not a society as a whole agrees with corporations’ influence on the depletion of natural resources and polluting areas all around the world, it’s happening. Large corporations have a huge impact on the economy, politics, environment, and public health.…

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    Arctic Research Paper

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    ARCTİC The Arctic is an ice-covered ocean, surrounded by tree-less, frozen ground, that teems with life, including organisms living in the ice, fish and marine mammals, birds, land animals and human societies. The region surrounding the North Pole consists of a large ocean surrounded by land. This ocean, called the Arctic Ocean, is like no other ocean on Earth; and because of its special location and climate, the lands that surround it are unique. The Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean and…

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    effects of global warming. We should really do something to reduce this because there are so many toxic gases that are being released in the air from everyday things we do and we don’t even think about what this could potentially be doing to our environment. There are so many ways we can help reduce what we put in our air and we may never get…

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