Essays Tagged: "food supplies"

Critique of "Population Bomb" by Paul Ehrlich

evitable if population continues to increase the way it iscurrently. In third world countries their food supplies are becomingincreasingly scarce because of their increasing populations. In these thir ... if population growth continues at this rate older generationswill find themselves without adequate food and medicine. Near the end ofthe chapter Ehrlich explains the cause of the massive increase in ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Disease:Bubonic Plauge and Small Pox and Aids

47-1351. Most believe that the epidemic originated in rats in Asia. Infected rats were drawn to the food supplies of armies in China. Fleas traveled from the rats to people, carrying the plague with t ...

(3 pages) 84 0 2.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

America's True Dream

inding power through dominance of individual freedom. They controlled lands, travel, waterways, and food supplies, hitting at the most basic needs of human survival. Then they broke apart the common b ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is U.S.A developing?

k of family planning, popualtion growth rates and income are just some of the issues we are facing. Food supplies, education of young children and family planning for women in some articles have been ... one of every six Haitians living overseas. Even though we have been receiving help from the U.S in food aid in our most deprived areas, we still have 80% of the population living in abject poverty. O ...

(3 pages) 100 2 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Will the World Be Able to Feed Itself in the Foreseeable Future?

ltimate Resource, and David Pimentel et al., authors of the article "Impact of Population Growth on Food Supplies and Environment". The debate centers on the question: "Will the World Be Able to Feed ... easily be able to feed itself, regardless of the increasing size of its population. He explains how food production adheres to the law of supply and demand: an increase in population and income will p ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Extreme Environmental Hazards in North Korea.

AbstractNorth Korea has not been able to provide enough food to feed its population properly since 1995 after successive years of floods and droughts wiped ... ion properly since 1995 after successive years of floods and droughts wiped out farmland, crops and food supplies. The economy was already in a state of decline following the loss of trade with the So ... economy of the colder and more mountainous north was focused on industrial production and imported food from the south (Bhatia et al, 2002).After partition, North Korea relied on trade and food subsi ...

(8 pages) 70 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Terror.

aim was to eliminate all internal counterrevolutionary elements, to raise new armies and to ensure food supplies for the armies and the cities. This was essential for the support of the people of Par ...

(5 pages) 83 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The Role of the Family

uclear family predominatedin early societies with subsistence hunting and gathering economies where food supplies were uncertain, and still predominates in modern industrial societies where the market ...

(6 pages) 245 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The History of Birth Control

human race. The 18th and 19th century brought technological and scientific advances that increased food supplies, helped control disease and made work easier. These advances took effect on death rate ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Worl Hunger and Malnutrition

aten for a few hours. Hunger is defined as "a condition resulting from chronic under-consumption of food and/or nutritious food products. It may be precipitated by an inability to obtain sufficient qu ... tain sufficient quantities of food to eat or a failure to consume adequate quantities of nutritious food products, regardless of the ability to obtain sufficient food supplies."(Webster's Dictionary). ...

(4 pages) 152 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Report on the issues surrounding the Green Revolution

l fertilizers, was highly successful at meeting its primary objective of increasing crop yields and food supplies. In Asia, where the Green Revolution package was the most widely adopted in areas of C ... n Asia, where the Green Revolution package was the most widely adopted in areas of China and India, food production increased substantially in those decades but despite all this, famines and world sta ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Compare and contrast the population management strategies in India and China.

aster if nothing is done to stem the growth of their populations before their natural recourses and food supplies can no longer sustain the increasing pressure being placed on them by overpopulation.C ... wealth into the country and creates jobs for most of the population. It will also lead to a lack of food to feed the ever growing population leading to wide spread starvation. Land for housing will di ...

(4 pages) 114 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies


r aim was to eliminate all internal counterrevolutionary elements to raise new armies and to assure food supplies for the armies and cities (Hampson, 1963, p 132). The Committee of Public Safety tried ...

(4 pages) 50 1 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Genetically enginereed food

it has become very common in the American society. The fight to stop geneticists from altering our food supplies has been underway now since before the food began appearing on dinner tables. However, ... and there seems to be more reasons "why", instead of "why not". In my opinion, instead of fighting food production companies from using genetically altered food, those concerned should be lobbying to ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Living In The Environment Principles, Connections, and Solutions : Miller 12th Edition Chapter 2 Outline

llowed expansion of human population (at expense of other populations), mostly because of increased food supplies and longer life spans. Increased environmental impact because of resource use, ...

(4 pages) 69 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Genetically Modified Food: A Potential Economic Disaster

840 million people throughout the world currently do not have access to adequate food supplies. (United Nations) The vast majority of these people live in undeveloped countries. Bio ... oted GMO's or genetically modified organisms as a possible solution to World Hunger. Most GMO's are food staple products such as rice, corn, maize, and wheat that have been modified to make them bette ... ntial side effects of GMO's. Many biotech corporations argue that GMO's are no different than other foods and are perfectly safe for human consumption. On the other hand, opponents of GMO's argue that ...

(4 pages) 113 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies


due to poverty and malnutrition,Deeply regretting that developed countries can willingly throw away food, while in developing countries many people die, as they do not have that food which the people ... of socialist governments in developing countries,b) governments exporting most of their countries' food supplies, rather than feeding the undernourished, because of the economic pressures between sup ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

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


caused by a bacterium called Vibria cholerae.The most common cause of cholera is by someone eating food or drinking water that has been contaminated with the bacteria.After a disaster, this is a very ... ated with the bacteria.After a disaster, this is a very real danger, since regular, clean water and food supplies are often unavailable. The disease can be spread even further by infected people using ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Is Our Food Safe? Includes Bibligraphy

Has the food industry really gone through many changes in the last century? Every day each of us enjoy the f ... rough many changes in the last century? Every day each of us enjoy the foods we love, but are these foods healthy for us? E-coli and Have you ever taken the time to actually read the ingredients list ... tually read the ingredients list on the foods you buy and consume? Technological changes in the way food is grown and processed can be more harmful to public health than most of us are aware of. Are t ...

(6 pages) 96 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues