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    April 25th, 2014 in Flint, Michigan the city switched its water supply. When switching the water supply, lead and debris began to seep into the drinking water. Almost instantly the majority of citizens in poverty started to complain about the water. The city and state officials began to deny that anything was wrong with the water supply. Yet the water had an odd smell, looked discolored, and had a funny taste. When the city and state officials finally acknowledged the problem in 2015 they went back to their old pipes, but it was too late to reverse the damage that was already done and the piped were already sullen and trite. That then leaves the question of why did the city change their water provider in the first place. City and state…

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    useless wetlands so they drained it and used it for crops. Know we need to protect the Everglades.They took away from the Everglades water supply and it keeps decreasing. The water supply has many effects on the Everglades. The water source gives animals and plants what they need to survive and provides drinking water. To begin, animals and plants need the supply of water from the Everglades to survive. The water does not only apply as a drinking source, but it brings life to the jungle! The…

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    had thought about it. That is an example of global warming. It wasn’t just my confirmation bias at work; it was real. My time on this earth has been far shorter than my father’s, yet one can still observe climate change on this earth over the course of a decade or two, even if the overall results are diminished. So in my time of remembering playing in the Michigan snow from age six to eighteen, I was in fact able to observe a mellowing of the winter’s intensity. The Southwest United States…

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    From glass doors to plastic curtains, your option is really based on the size of your bathroom and your personal taste. To purchase the right type of shower for your bathroom, you will have to consider how you want the water stream to feel and how important the design is to you. It’s also important to note that different types of showers require different heating systems. Electric Showers This type of showers can be used with any domestic water system. Electric showers are usually connected to…

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    1854 the City of London was being adequately drained via sewers, cesspools were a rarity, and every house had a water supply, although water was not continuously available. (Sanitary) Even a few slum landlords were forced to repair or tear down their properties -- a new enforcement for the City. Simon remained as Medical Officer of Health with the City from 1848 to 1855. During this time Simon was the man behind the dynamic changing force of the sanitation history throughout London. This is…

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    “Miguel Del Toral, an E.P.A expert, says the state was testing the water in a way that could profoundly understate the lead levels”. “Given the very high lead levels found at one home and the preflushing happening in Flint, I’m worried that the whole town may have much higher lead levels than the compliance results indicated.", stated in "Nobody should have to be living like this". In 2014 Governor Snyder switched the water from the Detroit water system to Flint River not knowing how big of a…

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    In the article Birth Control in Drinking Water: A Fertility Catastrophe in the Making? from the National Catholic Register, the writer Celeste McGovern, argues that EE2 (the form of synthetic estrogen found in most birth control pills) may have negative effects on human health. She argues that birth control pills are not safe for use, as they are ending up in the water supply by being urinated by the females using them. The first example McGovern uses to back up her claim is by looking at the…

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    nutrition and clean water. The video shows how bad nutritional diets in poor countries could lead to detrimental heath consequences that could be prevented by the intake of vitamin A in poor countries. The video also shares how lack of clean water along with poor sanitation is associated with infections. Clean water and healthy nutrition are not accessible to poor countries, which makes people living in these poor countries susceptible to acquiring infections and diseases. The video also touches…

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    In the works written by Neil Postman “Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology”, Stephen Lansing’s “Priests and Programmers” and Vandana Shiva’s “Biopiracy” growing technologies along with more restrictive laws can shape an individual’s freedoms as well as things that would otherwise seem “free” as in food. Postman argues a world with an increase in technology could undermine the morals within humanity and end up controlling humanity as an end result. Lansing’s research analysis is…

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    Ecosystem Assessment (“MEA”). This global ecosystem assessment has the initiative to investigate the relationship between changes in the ecosystem and the impact on human-well-being. This case study will analyze the 2004 Southern African MEA and how scenario planning is applied for Garip River, and the limitations and alternative strategies for the success of the management for the river. The Garip River basin is a multinational river that represents one of the greatest resources of wealth for…

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