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    in the last 150 years”. This data is suggesting that pristine wilderness has been missing from planet earth for many decades. These results also explain that humans have altered every corner of the earth; not just with air pollution but with land pollution and water pollution as well. Marris shows her understanding of this problem when she claims that “we’ve been changing the landscapes we inhabit for millennia, and these days our reach is truly global” (Marris…

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    thriving business employing many people before leaving them with a huge clean up problem that has been going on for decades. The dumping of harmful waste has put the residents in bad living conditions, loss of economy from contaminated land, and unsafe water conditions. Finding a solution to the toxic asbestos Raymark used in brake pads would help lower the waste created at the facility. Learning to dispose of personally generated waste is the first step you can take to help with keeping your…

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    future. Thus, the environmental problem is very important that people need to take into consideration such as global climate change, deforestation, food and water shortages, air quality, and pollution and so on. “There is enough in the world for everyone’s need; there is not enough for everyone’s greed.”- Mahatma Gandhi. Expect we consume food and water in our daily life, we consume some of goods and services, and the amount is increasing. For example, books, computers, entertainment, luxury…

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    The coastal zone is used for fishing, transportation, recreation, waste disposal, cooling and drinking water and is potentially a source of energy from tidal and wave power. Many of these activities pose an environmental threat to coastal systems, both physical and biological, through pollution, siltation, dredging, infilling and a host of other activities that alter the way natural systems operate (Masselink and Hughes 2003). Ironically, armor is supposed to be a protection factor when in…

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    with garbage and uneaten food, spray harmful chemicals onto plants, and poison waters with trash and substances such as oil. In order to be able to be healthy, it is important to keep our environment clean and healthy for ourselves and the wildlife living in it. As stated by the Global Footprint Network site, during the 1960's, the increase for need of factories produced significant, new problems such as air pollution and damaging run offs. One strong environmental activist decided to spark…

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    The World Without Us is explained by Alan Weisman, through an in depth breakdown of humanity 's effect on planet Earth. Throughout the novel he warns against a path of devastation and ignorance to environmental issues. Educating the reader to the planet’s state with anecdotes of singular events that relate to the larger theme of stewardship, or the lack thereof. Weisman reflects on the past to predict the future, starting in a prehistoric era he traces the development of mankind as it leaves…

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    Fracking Water Bottles

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    What harm can store-bought water bottles filled with water and fracking cause? Statistics state that there is more harm done than a person might think. One out of every six water bottles gets recycled; if a bottle is filled up by a fourth of oil, that same amount of oil was used in its production. Fracking actually pollutes water so bad that it is next to impossible to purify. In 'The Curse of Water Bottles' and 'Fracking Threatens Everyone', the authors reveal the harm done by those two…

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    on information about the struggle for environmental equity(the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental policies and laws to ensure that no group or community is made to bear a disproportionate share of the harmful effects of pollution…

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    Standing To Sue Case Study

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    oil. The couple complained to the county but the county refused to act. In response, the Turtons filed a lawsuit against the county alleging that the landfill violated federal environmental laws consisting of groundwater contamination and other pollution. Issue: The issue in this case is determining if the Turtons have standing to sue. Law: Standing to Sue is a legal prerequisite before a lawsuit can be brought before a court, and it requires that a prospective plaintiff have “sufficient…

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    River Water. This is important because the acidity, which is measured by the pH, can make certain pollutants more toxic to fish than normal. A Neutralization Reaction was used by determining the amount of Sodium Hydroxide needed to make the River Water basic. Below is the data table of the experiment. Trial Initial Amount of Sodium Hydroxide (mL) Final Amount of Sodium Hydroxide (mL) 1 5.0 4.4 2 5.0 4.2 3 5.0 4.0 By using concepts of stoichiometry and molarity, the pH of the River Water was…

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