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    OUTLINE In this essay I will attempt to examine the nature of Aral Sea Disaster that implicates in ecological, social, economic, and cultural environments analyzing the root causes of the disasters in terms of mitigation, adaptation, and rehabilitation practices that will challenge the traditional view of a crisis as of “natural” process, but rather “constructed”. I will tackle the historical background of a disaster, its occurrence, consequences and effects, and ultimately identify strategies and policy solutions with respect to the rehabilitation and restoration of the environment and communities of a geographically defined area. Further, this paper will help to form my definition of environmental disaster in case of the Aral Sea region…

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    I will attempt to examine the root causes of the Aral Sea disaster that implicate in ecological, societal, economic, and cultural environments throughout the time and space. This paper will challenge the traditional view of the Aral Sea disaster as of “natural”, but rather “crescive” and “constructed”. I will analyze the Aral sea disaster through the following lenses, first is political - harsh Soviet politics and transition to the market economy that had subsequently resulted in recession,…

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    Global Health Case Study

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    mother ended up giving her card to an agency that specialized assisting pregnant women. I asked my mother why she helped the women, and she said that because the woman needed things for her baby is what made her want to help. So when I see these women and their children smiling because their needs are being met makes me happy, Environmental health concerned me because the scientists in “Six Degrees Could Change the World” are not sure how bad climate change will get. The troubling aspect is that…

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    Aral Sea Research Paper

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    The Tragedy of the Aral Sea Before and After 1960 (TASC) On the date of 1960, a crisis began to occur within the Aral Sea. The sea which was very significant in size started to lose the water in its banks. The cause of this complication was striving to guide the rivers’ Amu Darya and Ayr Darya to help bring water through the desert (SOAS). This decision was made to help the citizens of the towns. By diverting the sea’s water, the workers hoped that the action would help produce more crops…

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    At first, the Aral sea was a very plentiful hotspot for boating and fishing. Throughout the years, the sea has been decreased in size by 90 percent leaving a much smaller body of water very high in salinity. Due to the sudden increase of salinity, the fish and plant population has decreased greatly. This means that the large fishing industry was gone and the humans were impacted immensely. The big question was, “How did it happen?” this is easily answered by “the impact of humans. Without…

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    speaker also compares the worries of land to the peacefulness of the sea.This poem is about the death and afterlife that takes place under the sea and the peace that comes with it. The theme is about how above the ocean the waves are crazy and chaotic, but under the ocean it’s peaceful and calm, and the seamen who have died at sea are at the bottom peacefully at rest. The ocean is a frightful place, unfathomable, where many people have gone and few returned. .It mainly talks about the calmness…

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    “The Calm” by Sean O’Brien is a four part metaphor representing the infinite serenity of the ocean and the stars as well as the revolving of a lighthouse in comparison to the people who have fallen from the light. In the first three stanzas we see beautiful metaphors comparing the rolling of the waves to the movement of the stars and, the revolving of the lighthouse to the tilt of the harbor. The poem continues to describe the inhabitants of a nearby bar who have fallen from stardom, sharing a…

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    characters throughout the Earthsea. In each of these stories there is one, shared constant: the sea. Throughout the books characters leave their homes and set off to face the unknown. Le Guin uses the sea to represent the unknown. We see this when a number of characters, including Ged, Arha and Arren, leave safety and land behind and take off into the unknown carried by the mage or earthwind. In her books, Ursula Le Guin says that to move forward in life you must be willing to brave the…

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    human life. Synge embodies this malicious aspect of Nature through the sea. Fate appears as the roaring sheet of water that plays the offstage protagonist, predetermining the lives of the characters. Comparable to the tragedies of Sophocles, Synge creates a looming tragic atmosphere through his premonitions of the future. The application of dramatic ironies such as the case of material brought by Maurya for Michael’s funeral being used for Bartley’s instead, adds to the tragic air of the text. …

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    Falls”: The cycle of life I chose the poem “The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls ” by , because it spoke to me. For some odd reason the tone of the poem really just interested me and quote on quote, “..the sea of darkness calls/.” Like the poem is symbolizing, people come and go constantly but no one lives forever. The meaning of the poem is symbolized by the ocean. In other words, the ocean symbolizes death. Just like how a person is unable to stop death, they are also unable to stop the ocean. By…

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