Essays Tagged: "Food chain"

Carnivorous Plants

I won't get in trouble for this, will I. Very good.In a world where plants are at the bottom of the food-chain, some individual plant species have evolved ways to reverse the order we expect to find i ...

(6 pages) 82 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Today computers are a part of everyday life

ts many powers, which can be used for business, education, research, and warfare.The McDonalds fast food chain is an example of a company that has embraced computers to help productivity and lower ope ... must do is execute what the beeper of buzzer means. With such little knowledge of the making of the food, workers have become disposable.McDonalds managers work even more closely with the computers th ...

(3 pages) 107 1 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


McDonaldization, is the term Ritzer derived from the McDonalds' fast food chain to describe the state of our society. Ritzer claims our social institutions have become c ...

(6 pages) 192 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The EPA - Can It / Will it Save Our Environment?

health and environment. The cancer-causing DDT was banned in 1972and was found accumulating in the food chain. The use of lead ingasoline was phased out in '73 which caused lead levels to drop 98%. I ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Persuasive essay on the merits of DDT.

t Spring, a best-seller written by Rachel Carson which outlined the possibility of DDT entering the food chain and eventually concentrating in larger animals and causing reproductive dysfunctions, suc ...

(2 pages) 152 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Fordist period.

he traditionalorganisation of work still exists to some extent today recognised within theMcDonalds food chain industry, but there is no longer one model of work but avariety of models in place which ...

(11 pages) 173 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Minimum Wage.

Minimum WageWhen was the last time a "value" meal from McDonalds, let alone any other fast food chain, did not cost five dollars or more? When was the last time premium gas was under a dollar ... ania's minimum wage remained the same. They measured the change in employment in the state's fast - food restaurants between February and December that year. Card and Kruegur found that the number of ...

(5 pages) 292 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Power Struggle.

here they stand with each other in rank; they are not equal. Achilles remains part god reigning the food chain on high as a lion or a wolf whereas Hector is condemned as the lowly mortal in the form o ...

(4 pages) 90 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cafeteria food or lunhroom food

Are you tired of eating nasty, dried, greasy, overcooked, overpriced cafeteria food? I know I am. It's time to make a change. It would be a good idea for a fast food chain to cons ... on in our school. Doing so would help students and increase money for the school.Bringing in a fast food restaurant would be good because it would help students. Students would stop skipping lunch a s ... how test scores improve when students eat. When students like lunch, they will eat it!Having a fast food restaurant at school would also help students by creating jobs for coop students. Working here ...

(1 pages) 67 2 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Braer Oil Disaster - Essay outling the consiquences and effects of the Braer Oil Disaster

s would be killed, including fish, plankton and bigger underwater organisms. This would disrupt the food chain, because the birds wouldn't be able to eat fish as they normally do. They would either no ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

d especially who used DDT.The book mostly describes how DDT is used by people and how it enters the food chain and causes cancer and genetic damage. It also describes how other chemicals such as Dield ...

(1 pages) 81 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Toward a New Europe and the Twenty-first century" Study Notes

as law firms often have European branches. Large American corporations such as the McDonald's fast-food chain have established a presence in European cities from Dublin to Moscow. Furthermore, as Eur ...

(5 pages) 90 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Bible said it First

The food chain.Otherwise known as the Food Web, this expression covers the sequence of organisms through ... e some animals eat both meat and fruit, the relationships are not always simple.The sequence of the Food Chain comprises 1. autotrophs (producers) which are principally plants and photosynthetic micro ... ich is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food."Also, to every beast of the earth, to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Mc Donald's : competitor analysis, conduct a SWOT analysis, evaluate current segmentation, targeting and positioning before presenting recommendations.

1.0 AbstractMc Donald's, the number one fast food chain in the world with over 30,000 restaurants in over 120 countries reported in January 2003 ... .2.0 Introduction2.1 BACKGROUND OF MC DONALDIn 1937 Richard and Maurice McDonald developed a simple food processing and assembly line at a small drive in restaurant. Noticing an opportunity, Ray Kroc ... eventually bought the brothers out in 1967. McDonald's in now the largest and well know global fast food retailer.2.2 BUSINESS DESCRIPTIONMcDonald's serves around 30,000 fast food restaurants that sel ...

(11 pages) 1586 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Is The Human Race As Smart As We Think We Are?

ls was seeded into storm clouds that were forming over the highest populated areas of the world and food producing regions. These chemicals were absorbed into the food chain and eventually consumed by ... unts of pollution and rubbish, which is being dumped into the ocean, contaminating and killing that food supply.The only question that puzzles me is did this only effect one generation or has this bee ...

(1 pages) 25 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Report on endangered species; The Wandering Albartross. general information about most aspects of its life, habits, etc. incudes arguments for and againsts its protection

ravelling the oceans without ever coming to land. The great oceans around the Antarctic are rich in food supplies, which enables birds such as the Albatross to survive there even in the most freezing ... ise from the ocean deeps carry nutrients which feed the countless plankton that in turn support the food chain of crustaceans, which are eaten by dolphins, whales, seals and are sometimes eaten by the ...

(6 pages) 40 1 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


heterotrophs. Organisms from each trophic level, feeding on one another, make up a series called a food chain. In real life, it is rather rare for a given organism to feed only on one other type of o ... only on one other type of organism. Therefore, when diagramming the relationships, biologist use a food web, which shows the relationship using branched lines oppose to straight lines. This is becaus ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

McDonalds golden principles for success

OverviewIn January 2003 McDonald's, the world's largest fast food chain, posted its first ever quarterly loss of $343.8 million. The loss was attributed to incre ... f the most successful franchising models in history.By 2002 McDonald's had a 33% share of U.S. fast food market with 13,491 units in the United States (second behind Subway) and 16,534 outlets in 120 ... ue partly to mounting competition (including price wars and other market tactics) initiated by fast-food rivals dissatisfied with their market share and partly to changes in consumer eating preference ...

(4 pages) 312 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

McDonald's Victory Ends McLibel Trial

McDonald's Victory Ends McLibel TrialIT WAS the fast-food chain McDonald's who won the 314-day trial when Mr Justice Bell proclaimed ₤60,000 in dam ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

DDT: Should DDT be banned?

in the United States in 1972 because of its persistence in the environment and accumulation in the food chain. Dichlor-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane (DDT) should not be been banned in every country; DDT h ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science