Essays Tagged: "Dam"

3 Gorges Dam Opinion Essay Against building it

3 Gorges Dam Should Be StoppedThe purpose of the 3 gorges dam is to help China in many different ways, but It ... in many different ways, but Ithink that more than helping China out, it will bring more danger and damage to it. I thinkthat the dam should be stopped and should no longer be built. It will greatly d ... some of the people constructing it. Why go further and risk the chance of killing more?The 3 gorges dam is destroying the environment little by little. Machines arecausing the air to be polluted. This ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

This essay is about the pro's and con's of having damns

Pros and Cons of DamsThought out school I always learner that dams are a really good thing. Up until I read this arti ... lly good thing. Up until I read this article off the Internet. After reading this I discovered that dams are socially and some time economically damaging. Where as I found that they were good for envi ... ou might ask why I'm writing this, we'll it is to discuss and to inform you of the pros and cons of dams.First I'm going to discuss the cons of having dams. One reason that dams are not good is becaus ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

The Effects of Dam Building

ook a long time to write, and Im very proud A-*Grade 10 GeographyUnits 12, 13, 14Essay - Effects of Dam BuildingBy:Brenden KilmartinMany people have already dammed a small stream using sticks and mud ... already dammed a small stream using sticks and mud by thetime they become adults. Humans have used dams since early civilization,because four-thousand years ago they became aware that floods and drou ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Costs Versus Benefits Of River Regulation.

ream. This essay will compare the costs versus benefits of such river regulation.When a river has a dam, weir, or diversion built on it the water is held back or redirected. This, in turn, has a major ... flow then whatever is in the newly submerged areas is destroyed. As the water builds up behind the dam wall the costs are: river scenery is submerged, trees die and leave the river open to erosion, a ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Where have all the salmon gone?

es actually took things away from the salmon such as habitats and their lives. It is now clear that dams and logging were both major contributors in the decline of the salmon population, and programs ... e 1950's human settlers began to need electricity. To solve their problem they decided to construct dams. It seemed like a good idea that would better their living but actually hurt the salmons way of ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Damnation of a Canyon. A Response to Edward Abbey

In "The Damnation of a Canyon" published in Beyond the Wall: Essays from the Outside, Abbey explains reasons ... ey explains reasons why the Glen Canyon in Arizona should be restored back to how it was before the dam was put in. He explains three reasons why Glen Canyon should be restored. First, he explains how ... he explains how the animals, scenery, and the history of the canyon are being covered up, when the dam was added and a reservoir filled the canyon. Second, he explains how the driftwood, silt, and ot ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Persuasive Essay ~ Why the Three Gorges Dam in China Should Not Be Built.

r Yang Jiechi,I strongly think that you would not benefit from the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. I think this for three reasons. If the dam breaks, your people will be in unimaginable danger, ... er, you will suffer food shortages, and historical sites will be lost. The reasons not to build the dam far outweigh the reasons to build it. I hope you will listen to what I have to say.One reason wh ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Should the Three Gorges Dam have been built? -From an economist's point of view

w:I am an economist working for the National People's Congress and I am against the building of the dam.This is because the initial building of the dam will drain the government of its financial resou ... es. But not only will the money be spent, but also spent on a undoubtedly failing investment as the dam's benefits such as hydro-electricity production will only last for about ten years.As the river ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Pro China Three Dams Project- political POV

Our contention is that the Three Gorges Dam project will benefit the people of the country as well as increase China's economic input into t ... of the country as well as increase China's economic input into the global economy. The Three George Dam project will have a storage capacity of 22.15 billion cubic metres, with ample storage for exces ... metres, with ample storage for excess water during floods. Because of the water being stored in the dam, clean water will be available for all areas of the country, including drought-stricken areas wh ...

(1 pages) 48 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Three gorges dam

I do not think The Three Gorges Dam project should be completed for many reasons. One of the reasons is that China will have to relo ... and eighty million people. This is because the proposed 185 meter high and two thousand meter wide dam across the Yangtze river (the 3rd largest river in the world) will cerate a four hundred-mile lo ... ities, harbors, smaller power plants, roads, and pumping stations will be submerged.The cost of the dam is approximately 32 billion dollars, and the human costs are even greater because they will have ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Leiningen Versus the Ants

r rear."After Leiningen lost some of his workers from the invasion of the ants he realized that his dam obviously wasn't fulfilling its meaning and he needed to fix it so he could then brilliantly flo ... so he could then brilliantly flood the plantation to drown the ants. Risking his life to repair the dam, he then had to solve the problem of how he would reach the destination which was nearly 2 miles ...

(3 pages) 2469 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tom Clancy

think that this problem was caused by the releasing of massive amounts of water from the riverwood dam. This problem was amplified by the aging design of the dam that caused the massive air mixture i ... scessary for the avoidance of a flood and that blame should not be assigned to the operators of the dam. If they would have tried to avoid a fish kill they would have caused a citywide flood that woul ...

(2 pages) 344 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

American Beaver

ve about 11 years in the wild, is nocturnal and usually appears just after sunset swimming near its dam, which can be found in almost any shallow area of freshwater. This mammal is perfectly designed ... work together to dig canals to facilitate the transportation of the logs and branches to the beaver dams.The American beaver is one of the few other animals besides human beings that significantly cha ...

(2 pages) 656 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Leiningen Vs. The Ants

efense. After Leiningen lost some of his workers from the invasion of the ants he realized that his dam obviously wasn't fufilling its meaning and he needed to fix it so he could then brilliantly floo ... so he could then brilliantly flood the plantation to drown the ants. Risking his life to repair the dam, he then had to solve the problem of how he would reach the destination which was nearly 2 miles ...

(2 pages) 2678 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Non-employment Conflict Management

an, 2007). This paper will identify the potential non-organizational conflicts that could arise for Dam Builders, the company that is building the dams for the Wamayo River Basin. According the Simula ... m the costs of litigation. In the case of the Wamayo River Basin projects, the proposed building of dams has affected multiple stakeholders' use of the waterways (Simulation, 2010). The contractor, Da ...

(10 pages) 66 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Debating Speech

tated, I will be talking to you about the devastating social and economic effects of the Ruataniwha dams construction and use.But before I intrigue you with the disastrous effects that the dam will ha ... I would like to present to you gentlemen, exactly why The Negating team believe that the Ruataniwha Dam should not be built. Charlotte has already outlined the detrimental environmental effects of the ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing