Essays Tagged: "half of the world"

Debating the Death Penalty

of deterring, preventing, and punishing criminals. As is stated in the opening chapter, ?More than half of the world?s nations ? including most Western democracies ? have abolished or have virtually ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


Not many people realize that more than half of the world's population is undernourished or malnourished and one in every three of them live ... debts that the Third World countries are in."The public in the industrialized world donated roughly half a billion dollars in one 12-month period- one of the greatest fund-raising responses of all tim ... e far from experiencing any sudden miraculous improvements. I would venture to say that more than a half of these peoples is healthier, better fed and more educated but the rest of them remains in an ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Implications of Cloning. The paper discusses the pros and cons of cloning and related scientific, religious and ethical concerns.

f cloningMany don't realize how serious the advent of cloning really is. When cloning is mentioned, half of the world thinks of Dolly, the "magical splitting sheep". But come on, doesn't it make you w ...

(2 pages) 433 0 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Economic, Political, and Social Effects of the Black Death

Imagine one half of the world's population by wiped out in a space of less than a ten years. You probably cannot ...

(5 pages) 238 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The roman army.

The Roman Ability to basically conquer half of the world, from their beginnings as a small city on the Italian peninsula is amazing. Most o ...

(6 pages) 102 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History


Approximately one half of the world population uses tobacco. Smokingcigarettes is a common social habit. Most people s ... espiratory tract, andreduce respiratory infections.- 1 yearexcess risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a tobacco user- 5 yearslung cancer death rate decreases by nearly 50%risk of cancer of ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

HIV: Detailing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Like a powerful army it has conquered more than half of the world. Its reckless and swift battalion, although microscopic in size, claims nearly thr ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Bald Eagles

bald eagle is found over most of North America, from Alaska, to Canada, and northern Mexico. About half of the world's 70,000 bald eagles live in Alaska. Combined with British Columbia's population o ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Future of Rainforests

The future of the world's rainforests looks bad. Half of the world's rainforests have been lost and much of what remains could be lost in the future ... inforest/rsos.html) Rainforests cover around 6% of the worlds mass yet its home to more than half of the world's species. They originally covered at least twice that area. ( ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Disappearing Rainforests

ts estimate that the last remaining rainforests could be consumed in less than 40 years.One and one-half acres of rainforest are lost every second with tragic consequences for both developing and indu ... f its timber by short-sighted governments, multi-national logging companies, and land owners.Nearly half of the world's species of plants, animals and microoganisms will be destroyed or severely threa ...

(4 pages) 77 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


t 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 tropical ra ... t products needed also increases, forcing temperate and tropical rainforests to be cut down. Almost half of all tropical deforestation has occurred in South America.The rainforests of the world are di ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Acting Fishy: Evolutionary Perspectives On Fish Behavior

oups, stemming from a long and branched line of ancient ancestry. Though they account for more than half of the world's total vertebrate species, they have essentially retained the same anatomical pla ... ike shape, and often times the shoal will form a circle around predators. This phenomenon occurs in half the fish species, which spend at least part of their life in formation. Vision is probably the ...

(8 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Steel Industry Overview

, the United States (U.S.) steel industry was the largest in the world, at times manufacturing over half of the world production of metal. After W.W. II, however, both Europe and Japan rebuilt their s ... eel Corporation became one of the largest industrial enterprises on earth, and controlled more than half of the American market, steel has remained a competitive market. However, the demand may slow w ...

(8 pages) 241 1 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Ring of Fire.

he continents edges, along island chains or beneath the sea forming long mountain ranges. More than half of the world's active volcanoes above sea level encircle the Pacific Ocean to form the circum-P ... he ring of fire makes up seventy five percent of the worlds dormant and active volcanoes. More than half of the world's active volcanoes above sea level are part of the ring. The Ring of Fire is an ar ...

(4 pages) 77 3 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Roman Army

The Roman Ability to basically conquer half of the world, from their beginnings as a small city on the Italian peninsula is amazing. Most o ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

International Investing

to international stocks. Although the United States has the world's largest stock market, more than half of the world's equities, as measured by market capitalization, lie outside the U.S. Double the ...

(2 pages) 54 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Co-existence Of Good And Evil In Demian

e understanding of evil creates awareness. If one accepts only the good and discards the rest, only half of the world will be accepted and/or understood. Therefore, acceptance should be in its entiret ... act." How can one be given a god to worship, if he represents only one arbitrarily separated half of the world? Hesse proves that one should worship the whole world, a god who is also a devil o ...

(5 pages) 3687 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


. Helping the needy is also what I have lived for. Although I live in a world of prosperity, half of the world is suffering and struggling due to hunger and poverty. I seriously desire everyone ...

(2 pages) 835 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

aordinary geographic advantages at this location: "As the center of Hong Kong, use five hours and a half flight time to draw a circle, North, it can reach the mainland China, Korea and the north of Ja ... of Australia; West, it can fly to India. Almost covering all the important Asian Cities and nearly half of the world's population.Cathay's "international" slant is further enhanced by its emphasis on ...

(13 pages) 78 0 3.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


utants are released into the atmosphere by the burning of the fuel. Automobiles are responsible for half of the world's pollution problem due to their use of these fuels. There have been 41 different ... rent toxic elements in diesel exhaust identified by the State of California. Of these toxins, about half are recognized or considered to be carcinogens.Due to the problem that has been described up to ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science