Essays Tagged: "World Resources Institute"

Wood,

in a search for demand for wood, which is a renewable resource.Throughout history, the fate of the world's forests has strongly reflected the pattern and intensity of land use by societies. Demand fo ... he United States had about one to two percent of their original forest cover. Recent studies by the World Resources Institute have shown that more that 80% of the planet's natural forests have already ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Worl Hunger and Malnutrition

World Hunger and Malnutrition Essay"Every year 13 to 18 million people die as a result of hunger and ... starvation, 24 every minute, 18 of who are children under five years of age." The authors of EndingWorld Hunger represent an estimation of the unfortunate extent of world hunger and its shocking numb ... world hunger and its shocking numbers. Hunger Project, an international organization concerned with world hunger, predicts that the number of hunger-related deaths will continue to rise until the end ...

(4 pages) 152 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Environment and Sustainability

e Study - Hong Kong's Environment: From Pollution Control to Sustainability7Case Study - Increasing World Demand for Primary Aluminium in the Current Decade: A Burden for Environment?10References15&em ... stainable development viewpoint there has been a growing concern that the economic expansion of the world economy will cause irreparable damage to our planet. In the last few years several studies hav ...

(24 pages) 169 0 4.5 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

NGO participation for women's empowerment in Bangladesh

this campaign within recent feminist writings on empowerment and violence in the context of `Third World' development politics more generally and of Bangladesh more specifically. I argue that a lack ... t theme in feminist discussions of development politics and ecological sustainability in the `Third World' (Harcourt, 1994; Kabeer, 1994, 1999), violence against women has been more centrally theorize ...

(10 pages) 1804 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Can Business Move Beyond Efficency

de the management of economic factors but also to include the management of impactsupon the natural world and the social world. More recently this extension in corporateresponsibility and management h ... business with a much needed framework to guide their strategy,policy and operational practices. The World Business Council for Sustainable Development hasseized on the idea of taking a more responsibl ...

(23 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management