Natural environment

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  • Hippopotamus Natural Environment

    The hippopotamuses captive environment is much different to its natural environment. In its captive environment it eats ,daily, 30 pounds of Timothy hay and one and a half gallons of grain. They also receive enrichment treats of apples, carrots and lettuce. In the hippopotamuses natural environment they eat short cropped patches of vegetation that are preferred to be easily chewed and they travel very far distances to do so; up to 6 miles. Hippopotamuses in the wild also sometimes very rarely eat meat when grass is extremely scarce. Concerning habitat, the captive environment is significantly different to its natural environment in regards to temperature, humidity, light, sound, predators, vegetation, space, smell, etc because it is a different…

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  • Ecocentric Perspective Of Natural Environment

    frequently not black and white or cut and dry, so to speak. A perspective can be defined as, a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. A. Ecocentrism is a philosophy or perspective that places intrinsic value on all living organisms and their natural environment, regardless of their perceived usefulness or importance to human beings. Therefore, someone with an ecocentric view point would respond to a request to turn a decommissioned military base in Southern IN…

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  • Australia's Natural Environment Is Not Unique

    Australia’s natural environment is NOT unique. This is a statement to which I determinedly accept may be not correct. Australia has numerous extraordinary elements which different nations do not possess. Australia deserves to be known as one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet. It is home to more than one million classifications of plants and creatures, a considerable lot of which are discovered no place else on the planet, remarkable and impressively unique landforms and…

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  • The Natural Contract: Preserving The Environment

    After reading The Natural Contract, I believe it is important to preserve the nature and protect the environment. Man-made disruptions such as land explorations, resource extractions… have caused serious environmental changes as well as climate change. Air pollution and global warming are one of the serious environmental issues countries need to deal with. These are all threatening our nature and life. I like the way Serres uses “Parasite” to describe human beings. “ The parasite would destroy…

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  • Importance Of Natural Environment

    Our natural environment serves as an essential part of our world. Some have suggested that, “Everything humans have needed to survive, and thrive, was provided by the natural world” (Hance, 2011, para.1). There is a significant amount of studies that correlates the interaction with nature to measurable benefits to people (Keniger, Gaston, Irvine & Fuller, 2013, para.1). Specifically, benefits to cognitive performance, physical health, psychological well-being have been linked closely to nature…

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  • How Natural Environment Affects Mood

    Is there an effect of natural scenes and built scenes on mood? Abstract The kind of environment one is surrounded with is shown to effect a person’s mood and wellbeing. Our physical surroundings not only affect our mood but have a major impact on our coping abilities and psychological health. The effect of natural and built environment on mood was investigated using the PANAS questionnaire. 165 undergraduate psychology students from University of Westminster took part in the study. Participants…

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  • How Do Humans Interact With The Natural Environment

    Overview How humans interact with the natural environment is becoming one of the most pervasive issues of the modern world. The effects that human development has had on the natural environment, are only recently beginning to be realised, and has led some scholars to call for the current geological epoch to be termed the “Anthropocene”, due to the great effect human populations have had on the natural environment (Steffen et al. 2011: 843). There has also been a rise in environmentalist…

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  • Our Personal Responsibility Towards The Natural Environment Essay

    Our Personal Responsibility toward the Natural Environment Introduction Humans are part of the natural eco-system that makes up our planet. Without this eco-system and the ability of Earth to support life, humans might very well cease to exist. As residents of planet Earth, humans have a responsibility to take care of the natural environment. Part of taking care of the environment involves a certain degree of social responsibility when it comes to disposing of waste, using natural resources,…

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  • Can Wild Hummingbirds Be Replicated In An Animal's Natural Environment?

    colour cues, Samuels, Hurly & Healy (2014) found that hummingbirds in the cued conditions were better and faster at discriminating between the refill intervals. They performed this study since there are not many studies which look at interval timing outside a controlled laboratory environment, as well as not many which remove other cues that may facilitate learning in the animals. The authors also wanted to look at which cues animals might use in their natural environments. Specifically, they…

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  • Inglehart's Argument Analysis

    viewing and attitudes about the natural environment (p. 365). Previous research from different parts of the World revealed that heavier TV viewers showed a lower degree of environmental concern and less interest in the natural environment than lighter TV viewers (p. 365) and that heavier TV viewers were more likely to be materialistic than lighter TV viewers (p. 366). Since previous research did not offer any explanation for the association between heavier TV viewing and less positive…

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