Essays Tagged: "national parks"

This essay describes the economic activity and the history of Pinellas county Florida.

IntroductionGreat schools, numerous national parks, lots of fun things to do, and white sandy beaches, what more could you ask for. Pine ... Americans, 484 are direct descendents of Native Hawaiians, and 10,482 either do not know from which nationality they were conceived, or they are of a nationality not mentioned on the 2000-2001 census. ... large portion of the "other " population category is of Mexican or Cuban descent.·STATE AND NATIONAL PARKSThere are several national parks in Pinellas County, Florida. Some of the most popular ...

(5 pages) 65 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

John Muir; forestry; Sierra Club

ican explorer, naturalist, and writer John Muir was a crusader for the creation and preservation of national parks and the conservation of natural resources in the late 1800s. Muir was perhaps this co ... ment for conservation. And on October 1, 1890, a bill signed by President Harrison created Yosemite National Park. Muir wrote many other articles, and eventually the sentiment in Congress changed.John ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How sucessful was the new deal?

ob then they could sign on for another period of six months. Most of the work done by the CC was in national parks working on environmental projects, and the money earned usually went to the families ... nd 2.5 million men were helped by this cooperation. Another unemployment help agency, set up by the National Industrial Recovery Act, was the PWA (Public Works Administration), which used government m ...

(4 pages) 183 1 4.0 Oct/2003

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

Buffalo The Great Animal Of The Plains.

United States, Canada, and Mexico. Today they're far fewer and less common. Most buffaloes live in national parks and protected areas.What Do Buffaloes Look Like?Buffaloes are very large animals that ... the last few were killed the government passed a law protecting them. In 1980, land in Yellowstone National Park was set aside just for buffaloes. Four years latter hunting buffaloes in Yellowstone w ...

(3 pages) 47 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How tourism has affected the the Physical and Human Environment of Jordan.

ce there are only to main cities in Jordan and those are the only places where there are hotels. In national parks, the pollution isn't stopped and the hotels are build inside so land is taken away an ... are also clear and effect the country even more. Since tourism started growing, more and more international food chains and shops came over destroying local stores and restaurants. Only the best surv ...

(2 pages) 46 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Theodore Roosevelt.

ion? . . .Very well, then I so declare it!" In March of 1903 he declared the first of his fifty-one national parks. He made sure that there were many places that people cannot go around and hunt the a ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

Facts on Costa Rica> The Republic of Costa Rica. Works Cited Included!

natural beauty.4 This commitment is so strong that Costa Rica protects 26 percent of its country in National Parks, Reserves and Refuges including seven active volcanoes.5The Republic of Costa Rica, h ... uality among all the people.14 This ideal and other Costa Rican beliefs are expressed through their national symbols.Costa Rica's National Symbols:The AnthemUntil 1852 Costa Rica did not have a Nation ...

(6 pages) 93 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tourism in Cameroon, Greece and China. Why do so few people travel to Cameroon?

is like.The large expanse of savannah which covers the North of the country is home to the biggest national parks and reserves. The country can boast of possessing 9 major parks and reserves, 6 of wh ... lantic Ocean implies beaches, like in Limbe. This Victorian style city has as one of its pride, the national plant reserve Korup. One can find a variety of scarce plant species .The culture is also as ...

(28 pages) 117 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

United States National Park Service

uthorized the President to proclaim features of historic and scientific interest on public lands as national monuments. On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the Nationa ... Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service. Later President Theodore Roosevelt named national monuments such as the cliff dwellings in Montezuma Castle, Arizona and large natural areas ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Theodore Roosevelt

s, Theodore Roosevelt made conservation acentralpolicy issue of his administration. He created five National Parks, four BigGameRefuges, fifty-one National bird Reservations, and the National ForestSe ... and mineral deposits fueled the continuing expansion ofAmericanindustry. In a speech addressed to a national conference on conservation heldat the WhiteHouse in 1908, Roosevelt stated, "Our position i ...

(7 pages) 76 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

An Essay on "The Ethics of Respect for Nature".

hat could be done is to put aside plots of land as protected or restricted areas, much like today's national parks, which would protect the trees and other wildlife that are within its boundaries. The ...

(3 pages) 62 0 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Strategic Management and Business Policy - Guajilote Cooperativo Forestal

Guajilote was founded in 1991 as a component of aUSAID (United States Agency for InternationalDevelopment) project. The project attempted to develop LaMuralla National park as an adminis ... mic model that COHDEFOR (the Honduranforestry development service) could transfer to Honduras'other national parks. The Guajilote Cooperativo Forestalwas given the right to exploit naturally fallen (n ...

(5 pages) 179 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

With Reference to a Named Example; Discuss How Recreation and Tourism are Affecting the Everyday Lives of People in Rural Areas?

n lines. Tourism in the UK counts for $9 Million, and creates 350,000 jobs.After the 2nd World War, National Parks were set up to promote conservation and recreation. The Lake District, and in particu ... in peak times and a lack of customers off peak. Its creating a seasonal economy, that the lake and National Park depends on.Recently a speed limit on the lake is being imposed; this seriously effects ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Use of Geosciences to a Safer, Healthier and Wealthier Planet Earth

eir personal belief, not the state of their knowledge. Our record in the past, for example managing national parks, is humiliating. Also efforts at forest-fire suppression are a well-intentioned disas ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Teapot Domes

of America should protect its resources for many to come future generations. Roosevelt established national parks and land. He took control of public land, and claimed it a national property. He also ...

(3 pages) 9 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Yosemite National Park- The National Treasure

many advertisements for trips going everywhere in America. People say and think about Grand Canyon National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, or Rocky Mountain National Par ... rk, Kings Canyon National Park, or Rocky Mountain National Park. However, they cannot miss Yosemite National Park, one of the best-known national parks and the treasure of the United States.First, Yos ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Economics

, covering about 7.6% of the Canadian landmass. Canada is rich in natural resources. It contains 37 national parks, more than 1000 provincial parks, and nearly 50 territorial parks. Canada's 37 nation ... provincial parks, and nearly 50 territorial parks. Canada's 37 national parks include wood buffalo national park-, which occupies more land than either Taiwan or the Netherlands. For the seventh year ...

(7 pages) 56 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Fate Of National Parks

The Fate Of Our National Parks Article can be accessed at: http://www.smh.com.au/news/0111/29/text/opinion4.html Thi ... /news/0111/29/text/opinion4.html This is an interesting article as it outlines what could happen to National Parks around Australia and even around the world. The Park used as an example in this artic ... Australia and even around the world. The Park used as an example in this article is the Myall Lakes National Park, which is 50k north of Newcastle, Australia.The main point the article is trying to ge ...

(2 pages) 385 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Maasai People

seen as interfering with the animals that lived on that land. The Maasai’s land was made into national parks, the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater. The people that lived off hunting as a mean ... ources. To the east of the Maasai there is the Ngoranogoro Crater, and to the west is the Serengeti National park, along with various other settlements that are around their land. Confined in this man ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Prejudice and Discrimination: The Muslims and Croats

are many different activities to do or places to see while visiting the country. There are two main National parks; Sutjeska Nationl Park , founded in 1965, covers area of 173 km2 and Kozara National ... area of 34 km2. Both parks offer amenities such as hiking, as well as holes and restaurants in the national park complex.( Bosnia Travel, n.d.). With the numerous activities available, different hote ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology