Essays Tagged: "hectares"

Deforestation in Canada

tation and to express my opinions about deforestation. There are approximately 3 400 million hectares of forests in the world, nearly 25% of the world's land area. Close to 58% of the forests a ... Since pre-agricultural times the world's forests have declined one fifth from 4 to 3 billion hectares. Temperate forests have lost 35% of their area, subtropical woody savannas and deciduous fo ...

(6 pages) 147 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

The Greek Economy

my. The farms are pretty small, the division of inheriting land has reduced the average size to 3,4 hectares (8 acres) and it is really difficult to use mechanised equipment efficiently. Yields are al ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Science research paper on Deforestation.

IssueThere are approximately 2,000 million hectares of tropical forests in the world. Deforestation is happening all over the world, even in Ca ... ion is happening all over the world, even in Canada. We may not notice it, but it's still here.Many hectares are constantly being converted to other land uses, mostly for agricultural uses. Several ty ...

(5 pages) 243 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Organic food in Belgium

s is still very low in comparison to the number of farms, but their number is growing. Today 20,265 hectares are managed organically by 628 farms, constituting 1,48% of the agricultural land and 1,08% ... region. Most organic farms in the Flemish region practice rather intensive agriculture on very few hectares (vegetable and fruit crops).The biggest difference between the regions is extensive cattle ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Kielder Project - An essay about the Kielder Reservoir, its history and purposes and various effects it had on its surroundings.

nd a half million trees were felled to make way for Kielder Water which has a surface area of 1,084 hectares or 2,684 acres making it larger than Lake Ullswater and three-quarters the area of Lake Win ... rea of Lake Windermere.The Northumbrian Water Authority is responsible for an area of about 930,000 hectares (3,600 square miles), comprising the conurbation of Tyne and Wear, the Counties of Durham a ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Social and Economic Effects of Land Redistribution Programme in Zimbabwe Erdem Kilic

ernment figures, whites owned 40 percent of Zimbabwe's agricultural land which is around 10 million hectares as recently as 1980, but black Zimbabweans live in over-crowded communal areas which have a ... Land Reform and Resettlement Program Phase II which visualized the compulsory purchase of 5 million hectares from the 11.2 million hectares owned by commercial farmers, churches, non-governmental orga ...

(9 pages) 73 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Deforestation in Brazil

tion greater than in the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. The Amazon supports approximately 300 million hectares of tropical forest, the largest single area of tropical forest communities in the world. De ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Extermination Camp, Treblinka: An Overview

eblinka was built in the spring of 1942 near an existing penal labor camp and covered an area of 17 hectares. The camp was surrounded by a high barbed wire fence camouflaged with interwoven greenery t ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Brazil, Enviromental Factors in Short.

restation has been concentrated in this part of the developing world, which lost nearly 200 million hectares between 1980 and 1995. This loss was partially offset by reforestation efforts, new forest ... nd expansion of forested area in developed countries. The result was a net loss of some 180 million hectares between 1980 and 1995, or an average annual loss of 12 million hectares.Tropical forest eco ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


t of these forests are concentrated into fifteen countries, each country containing over 10 million hectares each. Tropical rainforests are located near the equator, where temperatures stay above 80 d ... 90 percent of its plant and animal species. In 1990, tropical rainforests totaled some 1.7 billion hectares. Half of the world's rainforests lie within the borders of Brazil, Indonesia, and Zaire.A t ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Tree Structure and Species Diversity in a Deciduous Forest.

found in the eastern part of the United States, and is estimated to cover approximately 302 million hectares, which is approximately 33% of the land area of the United States. We harvest many of our r ...

(3 pages) 19 0 2.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Distinguish any CGT issues on Grundnorm's case.

s 995-1. In this case, Grundnorm's uncle died and left him a property consisting of a house and 10 hectares of land and some collectables and a yacht. There was no evidence to show that Grundnorm was ...

(7 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Destruction of the Rain Forest.

Everyday, millions of hectares of rain forests gets cleared, for land, fuel, and building materials. Industry is usually a ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Mangroves at Homebush Bay Bicentennial Park. How mangroves work, how to test for mangrove abiotic and abiotic features.

ngrove community at Sydney Olympic Park. The surface area of the Badu Mangroves is approximately 38 hectares, its location is Latitude: 33˚51'48.7"S Longitude: 151˚04'32.07"E Factors that in ...

(10 pages) 34 0 2.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

History of Homebush/Newington, the site of the Sydney 2000 Olympics

al wetlands. Thomas Laycock was the first recipient of a land grant in the Bay area. He acquired 40 hectares in 1794 and a further 40 hectares in 1795. By 1803, Laycock's estate totaled 318 hectares a ... Reformatory School for Boys or a Benevolent Asylum for aged women. The Government acquired about 19 hectares of land.In 1960 it was proposed that the hospital should be closed and the site sold to ind ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Were Canada's treaties with the Native peoples freely negotiated?

the first treaties, the Native people gave up their land in return for reservations that allowed 65 hectares of land for each family of five, a small annual payment of money and some food rations. In ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

18 Years of CARP: Reclassification and Unfavorable Rulings Take Land Away from Tillers

While government boasts of having placed under the agrarian reform program millions of hectares of land, farmer-beneficiaries complain they lose the lands awarded to them because of land- ... s rulings. CARP implementation In the 18 years of CARP, DAR records show it has covered 3,493,781 hectares of its 4.29-million hectare target coverage for the whole program. It has reportedly given ... would not be able to meet its 2008 deadline because they still have to cover more than 1.2 million hectares. Half of this, or 600,000 ha., is the balance of the 4.29 ha. target. Nieto added that his ...

(14 pages) 21 0 4.6 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A brief field study of the Vancouver(Canada) Landfill and its effects on the environment

0 tonnes of municipal solid waste are put in the landfill every year. The Vancouver Landfill is 635 hectares; 235 hectares take up the landfill footprint which is located in Delta at 5400 72nd Street, ... to in the landfill is 39 feet. This should take about another 40 years to happen. At that point 300 hectares of the landfill which is Burns Bog will be given to Delta as parkland. The garbage deposits ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Dryland Salinity in Australia

Dryland salinity is an environmental disaster that affects many millions of hectares of farmland in Australia alone. Caused by saline water underground rising and contaminating ... nce has remained stable and the salt has stayed putOnce European settlers arrived, many millions of hectares of native bushland were cleared for farming. Once the native vegetation was cleared the lan ... Australia as the soil has become far too saline to support plantlife.Today, more than five million hectares of land in Australia are affected by Dryland salinity. A study conducted by the National Co ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Genetically Modified Organisms (GDOS)

range of species. Although this potential is being realized in crop production with over 60 million hectares under cultivation, there has been no commercial use of GMOs in aquaculture. Here in this st ...

(16 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology