Essays Tagged: "natural disasters"

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model

the result of disasters such as drought, floods, the.changing of the jet stream patterns and other natural disasters.They are beyond our controlIt has been estimated that one third of the land in Tro ... waste, which is plentiful. Ifthe vegetation is cleared, then the source of humus is removed andthe natural infertility of the soils becomes obvious. As beinganother factor, this will cause the soil t ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Evaluation: Twenty years ago natural hazards were a major topic of study as people were seen to be at risk from the environment. Today the situation appears to be reversed, and there is concern that t

years ago the environment was seen as posing a threat to the future of humanity as death rates from natural hazards had increased dramatically since the turn of the century. The Earth though has alway ... d increased dramatically since the turn of the century. The Earth though has always been plagued by natural disasters. Now, with the world population growing at a rapid rate more people are living in ...

(8 pages) 169 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Disasters, speaks of the study of hurricanes

ting. Even though I find most topics in the fields interesting, none catch my attention better than natural disasters. I have always found disasters intriguing and have wanted to know more about them. ...

(10 pages) 146 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Walker's essay seems to suggest that we live to discover the symbolism of life and unravel it's complexities by actively seeking them out.

he world are in fact impossible to put into effect for we could not go about placing ourselves into natural disasters and things of the like. Furthermore, that would be defeating the purpose, for once ...

(7 pages) 107 1 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

If god existed why does humanity suffer?

erson as an individual. When suffering and pain does occur in real life, such as death, sickness or natural disasters people in their despair are led to question and criticize their current beliefs. I ... t if God did exist suffering would still happen as it is a part of nature which no superior or supernatural power could control or prevent.If God is all supreme and controls everything, then why is th ...

(3 pages) 133 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Black Death: The Darkest Period of European History.

nd after the plague, is to this day, beyond compare. The black plague was the single most malignant natural calamity in European history.Many people think that the plague was exclusive to Europe only, ... na, proving to be a devastating blow to the already weakened nation. Combined with all of the other natural disasters at the time, the plague tore china's population to pieces. From 1331 to 1353, the ...

(7 pages) 138 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Computer threats.

hreats(a) Physical Damage to Hardware or Computer MediaMalicious damage, poor operating conditions, natural disasters and simple wear and tear can physically damage machinery and storage media such as ... t in significant loss, whether these actions are for personal gain or for competitive advantage.(d) Natural Disasters - Bad weather, earthquakes, fire, flood etc cannot be avoided, as they are a possi ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


efforts and progress towards a sustainable society. As global warming becomes a scientific reality, natural disasters make monthly appearances in the headlines, and communities continue to find their ... ovated house or one easily renovated before building new construction. A furnace using heating oil, natural gas, or electricity heats most American homes. Still others use a wood or pellet stove. Of t ...

(23 pages) 320 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Research paper about the effects of divorce on children.

"Only acts of war and the events of natural disasters are more harmful to a child's psyche than the divorce process." The Newsletter of ...

(11 pages) 649 3 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Oil Spills, one of main causes of enviromental pollution.

ts involving tankers, barges, pipelines, refineries, etc. Also it can be caused by illegal dumping, natural disasters, people's carelessness or acts of terrorism. After the oil gets into the salt or f ...

(1 pages) 72 1 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Title is Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Re: the immediate and long term effects of eruption of Vesuvius.

excavation began. Slowly over the next one hundred and forty years, archaeologists battled against natural disasters, wars, the environment and even man himself, in a bid to uncover, investigate and ...

(7 pages) 57 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Capitalism vs Socialism: History and Predictions.

ogies of the people they represent. Throughout history we have been plagued by various economic and natural disasters and each of these two systems has been affected. Both systems have dealt with diff ...

(13 pages) 482 4 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Role of Plate Tectonics, In Natural Disasters on the West Coast: How the Great Alaskian Earthquake, Eruprion of Mt. St. Hellens, and the Loma Prieta Earthquake are connected.

The Role of Plate TectonicsIn Natural Disasters on the West CoastOn March 27, 1964 an earthquake shook Anchorage Alaska. It was 5: ...

(8 pages) 157 5 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Globalization this essay is about what globalization is, what is our understanding of it and why is it so important in todays world.

is awareness of what is currently happening around the world all over. Issues of famine, of war, of natural disasters, that affect or cause a chain of reactions to neighboring and distant countries. T ... situations from occurring in ones own country.The main context of the project emphasized on the way natural disasters such as drought brought upon famine in hot desert countries that were situated in ...

(5 pages) 700 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A Model UN paper about the World Bank tied to the United Nations and Spain. Very good essay but could include more sitings.

, the World Bank has made much progress, aiding countries during times of humanitarian emergencies, natural disasters, reconstruction, building schools and health centers, protecting the environment, ...

(2 pages) 67 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Why did sparta not manage to get control over a large part of the greek world that athens did?

arfare, the superior Athenian navy, the mighty Persian Empire, basic geography, key individuals and natural disasters were all to play a part. Rather than simply naming Sparta the 'weaker' or less suc ... caused so much discontent that the Ionians sought a new alliance with Athens. They then became the natural and popular choice for the leaders against the Persians, in what was named the Delean League ...

(9 pages) 68 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Security In Ancient Religion.

ent to ours now. Therefore, their concerns were also very different. Back then, extreme weather and natural disasters had to be explained by angry Olympian gods. We now understand that extreme weather ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Malthusian Theory - detailed explanation plus graph/chart

to the world as time passes on and population still continues to grow at alarming rates.There are "natural" ways to keep the population in balance with the land and resources. There are two "natural" ... ays to do this: Positive Checks and Preventive Checks. Positive Checks can be war, disease, famine, natural disasters and prostitution. Preventative checks helps to slow population in two ways. One wa ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Effects of AIDS in Africa

Crisis in AfricaThroughout time there have been many things that have hurt the human race severely, natural disasters, cancer, famine, and many other dreadful problems. However, what is continually ha ... ar future in many different ways, including many western nations' economies that depend on Africa's natural resources and goods. The only way for these extreme and harsh effects to be prevented is for ...

(7 pages) 197 0 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Pros and Cons of Lenski's Socio-Cultural Developement

mals and finding food when their supply ran out. Another is that they were extremely vulnerable to natural disasters. With all members doing these tasks, there wasn't much time for other things.T ... family-centered life were pushed aside, which weakened the community. We also started to abuse the natural environment and created more weapons.These stages led to major changes in the way of huma ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology