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    all over the world. That’s exactly Don Marquis concerns about. In his essay, “what the ants are saying,” Don Marquis’s poem criticizes humans devastating the natural environment by increasing the deforestation and rapidly promoting the desertification through the voice of Archy, a little cockroach. In his essay, “what the ants are saying,” Marquis states that human are the main cause for devastating the natural environment and promoting the desertification through Archy’s voice. With a realistic tone, and the way Marquis realistically writes the poem to even such little details such as using lower case words because Archy is a cockroach and he can’t jump on the shift key to indicate that the problems we have are real, desertification is real. He also uses persuasive technique such as pathos to appeal readers emotion. He uses many big words…

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    very visible just outside my own backyard, which is just seven miles from one of the largest meat-packing plants in the world. Among its many consequences, meat consumption often goes hand-in-hand with overgrazing and is highly unsustainable. Overgrazing leads to desertification, which is in turn exacerbated by climate change. Because meat is very central to so many people’s diets, finding a solution to this issue is often very…

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    Desertification In Somalia

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    Elimination of life threatens Horn of Africa Somalia like most African countries is suffering from environmental degradation and desertification, the country suffers from both natural and manmade environmental issues. High levels of deforestation and overgrazing cause desertification and soil erosion. Productive land is destroyed by irrigation. The country has a growing population, people who depend on Agriculture as a way of making a living alongside raising livestock. There is very low…

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    In what once known as one of the most fertile areas of the United States, one of the Country’s most destructive agricultural disasters took place. Due to droughts and no rain, crops did not grow, leaving the soil exposed to the high winds that hit the area in the 1930s. Extending over a 150,000 square mile land and including parts of five states, Texas, Oklahoma, western Kansas, the eastern Colorado and New Mexico, the Dust Bowl was a period where more than 100 million acres of land of terrains…

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    Dust Bowl DBQ

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    In the 1930s, America went from a prospering world power to a struggling nation in need of assistance. After the start if the Great Depression in 1929, America’s financial situation was suffering; unemployment rates reached as high as twenty five percent during the depression and millions of families lost their incomes, while thousands of small businesses closed their doors. Therefore, wWhen an envionmental crisis known as the Dust Bowl began in the 1930s, those living in farms were not keen on…

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    Drought is the condition of insufficient moisture brought about by a deficit in precipitation over a period of time (Doesken, N.J., Kleist, J., & McKee, T.B., 1993). Drought only means that the average amount of moisture or rainfall that would satisfy agricultural, livestock, domestic use, among others is not fully met (Kassas, 1995). Desertification is defined by the United Nations Environment Programme or UNEP as land degradation in dry sub humid, arid, and semi-arid areas caused by various…

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    Have you ever been dehydrated and you feel bad like there 's a storm inside of you? Well our country was dehydrated so badly that it created huge dust storms because of the lack of care for agriculture. Our country went through a time where we didn 't have much water because we didn 't have the resources like we have today. we had to wait till it rained to get water. So the agriculture areas were drying up because of the lack of rain. The dry land would be a key factor of the dust bowl because…

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    Sahelian Region Essay

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    The Sahelian region comprises of countries such as Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Chad, Eritrea, Mauritania, Chad and Niger. Natural disasters such as floods and drought, animal diseases have been more frequent in West Africa (Barnabas, Jager, & Feher 2008). People living in this region have been suffering a lot. These disasters tend to bring about poverty, food insecurity, child malnutrition, conflicts, lack of basic services, poor governance and political instability, and weak economies dependent on…

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    Enlightened Administrator Essay As the Great Depression hit in the 1930’s, Franklin D. Roosevelt saw a problem in the current structure of the economy and political policies and, in his Commonwealth Club Address, he offers a solution with the regulatory state and “enlightened administrator”. One area that desperately needed a solution was the agriculture industry, specifically in the dust bowl, as detailed in Timothy Egan’s novel The Worst Hard Time. The unchecked production and prevailing…

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    There are also some biological factors that contributes to the degradation of Nigerian soil. However, these biological factors refer to the human, animal, and plant activities that have the tendency to reduce the soil’s quality and fertility. Although the effects of biological factors are less noticeable compared to other factors. Most of the leaders in the country lack the ability to conserve and manage the land resources. Image 3 shows how the land is littered with rubbishes like biochemical…

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