Essays Tagged: "environmental conditions"

Discuss the negative and positive aspects of the development of agriculture. Was it, or was it not the worst mistake in the history of the human race?

plants and berries. The hunters-gatherers were able to adapt to virtually all the climate zones and environmental conditions as they find them, using what is already there. They hunt game - whatever k ...

(7 pages) 174 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Future of Human Evolution

As populations of species moved into new habitats and new parts of the world, they faced different environmental conditions. Over time, these populations accumulated modifications, or adaptations, th ...

(7 pages) 168 2 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Theories of Evolution

turalists had already established that different animals are adapted to different modes of life and environmental conditions; Lamarck believed that environmental changes evoked in individual animals d ... ion-should occur, leading to a population that is well adapted to the environment it inhabits. When environmental conditions change, populations require new properties to maintain their fitness. Eithe ...

(7 pages) 223 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How to preserve and restore photographs.

oid storing photographs in the attic, the basement, or along the outside walls of a building, where environmental conditions are more prone to extremes and fluctuations and where condensation may occu ... umidifiers in the summer or fans to promote air circulation may be necessary to improve problematic environmental conditions.CHOOSING STORAGE ENCLOSURESKeep photographic materials in enclosures that p ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Dendrochronology (tree ring dating).

n between their wood and the bark. The thickness of each of the tress rings varies depending on the environmental conditions from year to year. A thick ring will indicate lots of growth, telling you t ... nt of growth, informing us that it was a dry year.If the size of a tree's rings varies depending on environmental factors then we can conclude that trees in a similar region will have similar rings. T ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Exercise in the heat.

can encounter is exercise in the heat. The fact that many sporting events are held in unfavourable environmental conditions makes it crucial that coaches/trainers appreciate the severity of this chal ... ironments, much of this body heat can readily be transferred to the air (Nadel, 1988), but when the environmental temperature exceeds skin temperature, heat is gained and body temperature can rise to ...

(13 pages) 119 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay is a reflection of aggression about people's behavior and what caused it

pertains to the personality of a certain person, whereas a situational attribution pertains to the environmental conditions around an event. For example, if a child was bullying another, it could be ...

(2 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Global and Domestic Marketing

nd intermediaries ( It would be necessary for companies to understand that the environmental conditions because the conditions interact with marketing strategy decisions. The exte ... has direct control over.In this paper, I will discuss technological, political and social external environmental factors and how they effect global and domestic marketing decisions.The technological ...

(3 pages) 616 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Central American Free Trade Agreement

e advanced intellectual property protections; promote regulatory transparency; strengthen labor and environmental conditions; and, provide an effective system to settle disputes," said U.S. Trade Repr ... know-how. An important section of the CAFTA deals with protecting worker's rights and standardizing environmental behavior in Central America. Perhaps the most important component of CAFTA are stringe ...

(3 pages) 118 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The effect on Potato in Salt Solution. J de Salles

ther substance, called a solute, to form a solution.The water content of plants varies depending on environmental conditions. In land plants it plays a vital role in structural support and mineral tra ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Study of Germs

thers cause incurable and deadly illnesses. Such diseases as cancer and diabetes result mostly from environmental conditions or inherited weaknesses. They are considered noninfectious diseases because ...

(15 pages) 119 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

How the industrial and economic differences of the north and south helped cause the Civil War

ffs and promoted slavery.The North was very reliable on manufacturing and technological innovation. Environmental conditions in the north did not open opportunity for large plantations, and therefore ... otton. Not every southern resident owned a farm, and very few owned large farms, but because of the environmental conditions in the south, economy was very reliable on farming, rather than industry or ...

(8 pages) 84 2 3.0 Nov/2004

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

A Common Sense View of Therapy: A look at Person-Centered Therapy

to be very supportive of the client. The view that people, when given the right kind of support and environmental conditions, can grow through themselves to be particularly important. I think that by ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Global and Local consequences of deforestation

, deforestation can be beneficial. Given the right mix of social needs, economic opportunities, and environmental conditions, it can be a rational conversion from one type of land use to a more produc ... ersheds is also one of the principal causes of the decline of coastal coral reefs. The economic and environmental costs are staggering.Ultimately the effects of deforestation are preponderaly negative ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Global and Domestic Marketing Paper.

producer's suppliers and intermediaries. It would be necessary for companies to understand that the environmental conditions because the conditions interact with marketing strategy decisions. The exte ... has direct control over.In this paper, I will discuss technological, political and social external environmental factors and how they effect global and domestic marketing decisions.The technological ...

(3 pages) 517 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Strategic Theories

86; Venkatesh, 1985). Using an ideological approach to strategy that may not be appropriate for the environmental conditions in which a company operates can lead to company failure (e.g. Barr, Stimper ... the effect of polarising the strategy schools of thought into the domain of ideology by considering environmental determinism and rational choice to be mutually exclusive (Hrebiniak & Joyce, 1985; ...

(38 pages) 959 0 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Homology and Analogy Essay: Animal Form and Function - Examples of Analogy and Homology of Morphological and Behavioural traits.

e radiation whereby many species derive from a single or few ancestor species to adapt to different environmental conditions and modes of life. By descent with modification species adapt to new enviro ... ir wings and in wolves the digits are shortened to allow fast running. As there is no functional or environmental reason why these limbs should all have five digits, however, these bones are seen in t ...

(7 pages) 47 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

General and external environment

ronment that businesses encounter. The general environment is characterized by two main groups. The environmental uncertainty which is known to be lack of completes information about the environment a ... uence organizations are social- cultural, political, economic, legal, technological and competitive environmental conditions. On the other hand the specific environment the people whom the organizatio ...

(4 pages) 163 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This project will seek to investigate two ponds of apparently different ecosystems in Auchlyne Estate and Whim Village.

s an impact on the life present there.Purposes of ProjectTo determine, compare and contrast the environmental conditions present in the two aforementioned ecosystems.To analyze water temperatur ... By considering the above aims. The purpose in its simplicity, sought to investigate the effects of environmental parameters on two pond ecosystems found in Auchlyne and Whim Village.Methods of Dat ...

(9 pages) 29 1 3.7 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Grassland Biome

planet. There are about 11,000 species of grass and each one adapted for survival to survive in the environmental conditions. About a quarter of our vegetation consists of grasses, and some grow under ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays