Essays Tagged: "air and water"

Endangered Species

nger. As humans interfere with the environment, the habitats animals live in are destroyed, and the air and water that they need is polluted. Hunters and trappers are also proving more deadly to some ... ols to mate and lay eggs in the water. Sadly, this spectacle no longer occurs in many areas because air pollution is creating acid rain. Dangerous chemicals then spill into the breeding pools and kill ...

(11 pages) 326 1 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Pollution and prevention

change our ways.There are many forms of pollution, but most of them can be divided into two groups: air and water pollution. Air pollution is one of the more obvious forms of pollution. It is caused b ... he traffic that clogs the roadways, the burning of garbage, and the release of toxic gases into the air by industries. Every year millions of tons of gases and particulates are poured into the atmosph ...

(5 pages) 414 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Crime. Speaks of how they can be classified in different ways

ith witchcraft, but this is no longer illegal. Today, it is becoming a serious crime to pollute the air and water. In colonial days, pollution received little attention because it caused few problems. ... ock market swindles. It could also include a service stations owner's charging for an automobile repair that was not made, or a physician's billing a patient for services that were not performed. Many ...

(8 pages) 318 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The cause and effects of acid mine drainage

has been affected by the natural oxidation of sulfur minerals contained in rock which is exposed to air and water. The major components of ARD formation are reactive sulfide minerals, oxygen, and wate ... ck of oxygen. When the water comes out of the mine or the borehole it reacts with the oxygen in the air or some that may be deposited in the stream and deposits the iron, manganese and aluminum and de ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A short essay on the Impacts of Tourism on the Environment.

ound the world. It can put great pressure on an area, and lead to negative environmental impacts on air and water quality, vegetation, soil, wildlife, and many other things.One of the most important a ... e, and many other things.One of the most important areas of tourism is transportation. Transport by air, road and rail is rising steadily because of the increasing number of tourists. One consequence ...

(3 pages) 25999 4 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

World problems today.

f forests are chopped down by large lumber companies for the means of economic success. The world's air and water is constantly polluted by dangerous machinery emissions and factorial waste. Although ... he amount of forest that can be cut down, and this will at least lower the effects of deforestation.Air and water pollution is found in all major regions of the world. Regions such as North America, E ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Springtree Lake: A Study in Limnology

in the northwestern part of Jacksonville, Florida. The five parameters that were measured included air and water temperatures, turbidity or water clarity, salinity, pH, and dissolved oxygen. The resu ... However, the specific parameters that were measured for this particular study and analysis included air and water temperatures, turbidity, salinity, pH, and dissolved oxygen. In addition, the main obj ...

(43 pages) 95 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Waste Management

in Canada has become a big issue because we use more than we can handle, and it slowly pollutes our air and water. In this report I will be defending the harmful side of this topic.BodySubordinate Poi ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Natural resources are under increasing pressure.

sure, threatening public health and development. Water shortages, soil exhaustion, loss of forests, air and water pollution, and degradation of coastlines afflict many areas. As the world's population ...

(2 pages) 118 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Photosynthesis Coursework

ing green is all linked to photosynthesis. In photosynthesis, a plant takes carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil and uses the light from sunlight to turn them into food. Photosynthesis ... me.Control VariablesThere are many variables that we can actually control to make the experiment a fair test. These include the amount of Watts in a light bulb, if we we're to have a bulb with higher ...

(5 pages) 72 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


than 200 major rollbacks of America's environmental laws, weakening the protection of our country's air, water, public lands and wildlife. Cloaked in meticulously crafted language designed to deceive ... rimmest environmental record of any governor during his tenure in Texas. Texas became number one in air and water pollution and in the release of toxic chemicals. In his six years in Austin, he champi ...

(7 pages) 101 0 1.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


natural, organic farming is advocated. Legislation controls the disposal of waste products into our air and water. Wildlife organizations are becoming more militant in their fight for animal rights. R ...

(1 pages) 46 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How light intensity effects the rate of photosynthesis.

being green is all linkedto photosynthesis. In photosynthesis, a plant takescarbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil anduses the light from sunlight to turn them into food.Photosynthesis oc ... ent. I counted the bubbles 4 times as you can see on the tables to be sure and make the experiment fair, the table shows that the higher the light intensity the faster the rate of reaction, this table ...

(8 pages) 81 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


The poisoning of the world's land, air, and water is the fastest-spreading disease of civilisation. It probably produces fewer headline ...

(1 pages) 643 3 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Nafta Vs. Outsourcing

mental concerns but no real enforcement was made in Mexico to see if they are truly improving their air and water management. The NAFTA was also thought to end illegal immigration from Mexico to the ... sourcing works for business executives because it provides a sure-fire way of reducing their costs fairly quickly in an industrial environment that still suffers from excess productive capacity. The ...

(5 pages) 82 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Canada In The Twentieth Century

ions. Canada is concerned about the environmental affects on life around the world. We stress clean air and water; for example the government has created certain rules on more environment - friendly c ... in countries such as Namibia, Ethiopia, Angola, Cambodia, and many others. The Canadian foreign affair minister has sent aid to poorer countries for economic development and radiation of poverty. Rec ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.8 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Why some soils vary over space and time?

factors in soil formation is climate. If precipitation is high then this will affect the amount of air in the soil. Very wet soil has little air within it and therefore supports different plant life ... also controls the characteristics of a soil as it determines if it is easily permeable and how much air and water it can hold.Time also affects the formation of soil. A younger soil has been less expo ...

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Air and Water Pollution

ld swim in Karyaka or Alsancak but now they cannot do that because of water pollution. Moreover the air is heavily polluted because of our damage. This essay will discuss the causes of air and water p ... This essay will discuss the causes of air and water pollution in zmir.Firstly, I want to talk about air pollution. We have many different kinds of causes of air pollution. Firstly, many factories and ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Nuclear Power

e environment.Even during normal operation, radioactive materials are regularly discharged into the air and water.One of the biggest problems facing the nuclear industry is what to do with the radioac ... fluents and gases are discharged, legally and illegally, into rivers and coastal waters or into the air.The Cold War may be over, but this does not mean nuclear weapons have disappeared. Far from it: ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effect of Compaction on Plant Growth and Nutrient Uptake

ttributed to a number of different factors such as level of compaction, nutrient storage as well as air and water penetration. Each of these factors affect the overall health and growth rate of the pl ... trients like potassium, phosphorous and zinc, which are usually absorbed through the roots or root hairs of the plant. If the soil is compacted and the roots are not able to travel far enough outward ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences