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    World Hunger In Africa

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    availability, including water stress and water drainage, show that parts of southern Africa are highly vulnerable to climate variability and change (Impacts of Climate Change). In central Africa high sea levels could change and have a negative impact on fisheries and tourism. Flooding could potentially ruin all the crops and their would now be no money coming in because farmers wouldn’t be able to export crops. The climate change is also pushing residents to the edges of livable land. If they…

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    Spearing Caribou Analysis

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    Continuity of caribou harvests is critical for Northern peoples. Kendrick (2003:196) states that: Rangifer (caribou and reindeer) continue to be the most important terrestrial subsistence resource for northern Aboriginal peoples. Traditional caribou-hunting communities in the Canadian North are bound in their relationship to caribou to many other circumpolar societies, including more than two dozen aboriginal cultural groups in Eurasia and North America The Denesųłiné emphasis on caribou is not…

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    Environmentalists like to use the metaphor of Earth as a “spaceship” to imply that the world possesses an infinite amount of resources available. However, in reality, the depletion of Earth’s energy and resources imposes a serious risk on the environment and well-being of future generations, such as your children. As Garrett Hardin explains in his article “Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor”, the world resembles more of a “lifeboat” where the wealthy are in the lifeboat, while…

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    Santa Barbara History

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    Background Info. Santa barbara is a city on the central California coast. The population in Santa Barbara from 2013 was 90,412. Santa Barbara is known for many things, but one in particular is its arts, and how it has aspired artist for generations. It all started approximately 13,000 years ago, when the first native americans arrived. With this there were many impacted events of Santa Barbara, the Mission period, The rancho period, The victorian period (SARC), The Earthquake of 1925, and the…

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    will loop back, and, in return, negatively affect the economy. Take the Deepwater Horizon blowout, for example, a subsequent oil flow of three months that wiped out many aquatic organisms. As a result, not only did the crisis affect innumerable fisheries, causing them to shut down, it had severely threatened businesses that depends on tourists in five states (Savitz 1). Thus, the millions of dollars used for hiring workers, scientists, and purchasing dispersants in the environmental cleanup,…

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    Ben In Desert World

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    ants and stinkbugs, a western banded gecko named Lenny, and watch Lenny eat the bugs. As the story continues, Ben begins to become interested in the animals found in Massachusetts. It states on page 141 that Ben wrote an e-mail to the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program to try to ask for help on how he could save the vernal pool near Mrs. Tibbet’s house. Then on page 210, Ben went to Tabitha Turner’s house to persuade her from having houses built…

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    Why Overfishing Is Bad

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    In addition to the argument that new laws are harmful, some believe that they are completely unnecessary. Since 1988, the amount of fish caught around the globe annually has been dropping (“The Threats”). Scientists believe the sustainable amount of fish able to be taken from the ocean each year is between 110 million and 150 million tons (“Overfishing 652-654”). The current annual global catch is 90 million. The number of boats in New England waters has decreased from 1,200 to 580 since the…

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    Shark finning has been a worldwide issue. Approximately 73 million sharks are killed each year solely for their fins. But this number does not include the number of sharks that are killed for reasons other than finning (Raloff). China and Hong Kong are the largest importers for shark fins due to China’s cultural tradition for Shark Fin Soup (“How Many Sharks Are Killed Each Year For Their Fins?”). Shark Fin Soup was introduced into Chinese cuisine during the Sung Dynasty (AD 960–1279) but did…

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    building programs and micro enterprise loans (ARC). Through Asili (Foundation), ARC helped DRC community establish a social enterprise with three components: agriculture, medical clinic, and clean water (ARC 2015). In Somalia, ARC helped start a fishery through provision of boat repair tools and teaching sustainable fishing and financial management (ARC). ARC provides education through funding or alternative methods like homeschooling, village schools, skills training and mentoring, a part of…

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    split up by member states and the states are responsible for checking their waters and creating plans on how they need to be cleaned (European Commision, 2015). In addition, the World Trade Organization focuses on the trade of natural resources like fisheries, mining, fuels, and forestry and believe in many of the same principles of the NAFTA. Moreover, the Convention of Biological Diversity was created out of the increasing concerns of threats to the ecosystem and non-human species due to human…

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