Essays Tagged: "Drought"

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry ModelHunger is the result of disasters such as drought, floods, the.changing of the jet stream patterns and other natural disasters.They are beyond ... er, there is much less rainfall towards the outeredges of the rain belt. Periodic and unpredictable droughts are a.characteristic feature of these border zones:There are three climatic zones in Tropic ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Grapes of Wrath Synopsis

re sharecroppers in Oklahoma and were soon thrown off their land by the bank. There had been a long drought and the family were not making enough profit to keep the land. The trip to California begins ...

(2 pages) 87 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Canada's Endangered Species

is questionable. There are many problems to overcome if the swift fox is to survive. Habitat loss, drought and predators are the nature's contribution to the endangerment of the fox. Apparently howev ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


The Jews were first started in Canaan a long time ago. Theylived there for a while, but famine and drought came so they had to move to Egypt. Theylived in Egypt in peace for a while but they were soo ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Yhe many faces of Wang Lung in the book "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck

caring and generous nature towards his family and friends make him a well-liked person. During the drought Wang Lung feeds the family members first and leaves what littleis left for himself. Though i ... irst and leaves what littleis left for himself. Though it is hard, Wang Lung manages to survive the drought. He feeds thefamily small portions of rice which are left over from the season. When the foo ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Famine In Ethiopia

these two decades. From around 1970 to 1987, all of northeastern Africa had gone through periods of drought. In the neighboring countries of Ethiopia, many other millions of lives were claimed, includ ... their power was done to help save the lives of others, and they even stored grain in case of future droughts.In Ethiopia, many other factors prevented the people from preparing for the unavoidable dro ...

(4 pages) 193 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

why the farmers were wrong i am writing about the Agrarian Discontent in the Late 1800's

to materialize, making it harder for American farmers to dispose of surplus crop. Finally, years of drought in the midwest and the downward spiral of business in the 1890's devastated many of the nati ...

(6 pages) 92 1 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Population Control in India This essay explores the negative impacts of population control and how alternative measures can be set up to prevent this.

o that the human population will not become extinct in the near future. Over-population, famine and drought in Earth are on the rise. An excellent example of a third-world country with the serious con ...

(5 pages) 119 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Comparison of james jarvis to Stephen kumalo in the novel Cry, The Beloved Country.

f toJohannesburg to fight for the native Africans. Jarvis was working on his farm in the middle of adrought when a police officer relayed the message that announced his son's death by getting shotby a ... the trial both Stephen Kumalo and James Jarvis returnedhome. On the next rainy day which ended the drought Jarvis went to the church where Stephenpreached and he offered him a deal as to where he wou ...

(2 pages) 33 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Drought in Morocco (with sources!)problem analysis of drought in Morocco

Drought in MoroccoDuring the last decade, Morocco, like most the other African countries, have known ... decade, Morocco, like most the other African countries, have known the succession of many years of drought. "Drought is the consequence of a natural reduction in the amount of precipitation received ... the event" (Wilhite 4). This phenomenon is dangerous and has bad effects in the long term. In deed, drought in Morocco has bad social and economic impacts.In Morocco, the climatic factors provoke main ...

(4 pages) 79 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Mursi People: Reaction Paper (Ethiopia).

fter coming into contact with western civilization. The Mursi people of Ethiopia are no exception. Drought and famine in Ethiopia have driven the Mursi to migrate to a new homeland. While this new ho ... hiopia have driven the Mursi to migrate to a new homeland. While this new home promised relief from drought and hunger, it has changed their traditional lifestyle and culture. The Mursi people are str ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Dust Bowl: Could We Face It Again.

the Dust Bowl was not due to any single factor. During the 1930's the Great Pains were plagued with drought. Their average rainfall was far less than normal, and many temperature records were set that ... ight for survival.Many of our farming practices of today are insufficient if we face another severe drought like the one that occurred during the Dust Bowl era. It was only last year that Nebraska, Co ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Famine in Zimbabwe.

in it (Southern Africa). Zimbabwe's government has passed a new land policy that, accompanied by a drought is causing thousands of people to starve; countries have the options of either being a resou ... to get the amount of output they need. Better skills would enable them to cope with the problems of droughts and other natural disasters. It would also allow Zimbabweans to learn how to use the land t ...

(5 pages) 67 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Example of a commentary on the grapes of wrath.

to lose their love for the land. For example, he says, "If the young thrusting plant withered in a drought or drowned in a flood of rain, it was no more to the driver than to the tractor" (46). This ...

(3 pages) 36 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Interesting facts about the montezuma cypress tree, with bibliography and quoted text.

us in cooler areas, but remain on the tree elsewhere. T. mucronatum is a versatile plant; extremely drought-hardy but can also tolerate wet soils along streams which makes it an excellent desert plant ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

"Ancient Rome" Tells about some things they made and some famous rulers.

tunnel like things that carried water over moutains, through valleys and towns to get to Rome when drought was upon them.The Roman government was very much like the Greek's democracy.DEMOCRACY = citi ...

(1 pages) 41 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Brazil: National Context.

on the higher lands. The nation is free from earthquakes, hurricanes and cyclones, but rainstorms, drought and frost occasionally cause considerable damage.Demography and Social Patterns: Population ...

(13 pages) 266 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Global Warming.

lion years. As oceans warm and glaciers melt, land and cities along coasts may be flooded. Heat and drought may cause forests to die and food crops to fail. Global warming will affect weather everywhe ...

(9 pages) 186 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An outline of Canada during the great depression, and how it was one of canada's most devastating periods of history.

on had occurred at the worst time possible. During the 1930's Canada was plagued with a nation wide drought. The prairies were especially susceptible to the drought. To add to the problems a misguided ... tly to the stock crash of 1929. To add to the troubles Canada was begging to experience the largest drought in Canadian history. Problems intensified very rapidly, especially for the prairie provinces ...

(11 pages) 125 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Essay about the effects of Global Warmin on Canadian Economy and what are the causes for the increase in Global Warming the past few years.

lair in southwestern Ontario will retreat by as much as six km because of increased evaporation and drought.*The water level in the St. Lawrence Seaway system will drop by as much as one meter, but in ... that our country, as a northern country, will suffer serious effects from climate change including droughts, floods, forest fires, insect infestation and melting permafrost. All evidence shows that C ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine