Essays Tagged: "human activity"

Global Warming

ng fossil fuels like coal, oil, and aluminum.It was the industrial revolution and overpopulation of humans that was the cause of theenvironmental problems that we have today.2. Human Activity Causing ... t we have today.2. Human Activity Causing the ProblemThe reason our Earth is getting hotter is that human activities are emitting toomuch carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The radiation from the sun ...

(9 pages) 663 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Problem in Macbeth

ennia. The logical power of this claim was that it was a tautology or even better; a definition.Any human activity, to think, to speak, to act, has to focus on a purpose. The definitive impulse to thr ... atter of time it will often turn out to be an evil - but it is in fact the absolute purpose for any human being (the highest Good), and it isn't just common for everyone, but, when you strive for it, ...

(13 pages) 74 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth


romosomal, and genetic diseases. Although some contaminants are naturally present in marine waters, human activity has greatly increased the types and quantities of hazardous organisms in marine water ...

(1 pages) 95 1 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Explain and describe what the world would be if there was no education

WORLD WITHOUT EDUCATIONThe natural, human activity we know as learning becomes comodified and is therefore made scarce, regardless of wh ... chnology and technology is produced by education. Another example, computer could not help a lot of human's work either. In this kind of situation, the world would be static and not improving. From an ... eally miserable.Third, and the last, children would be disoriented and the country would lose their human resources. As we know, children and teenagers at their early age, always have the feeling of c ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biology School Report- INCLUDES; biodiversity, palaeontology, megafauna, current research.

1.Explain the importance of the study of past environments in predicting the impact of human activity in present environments.Situations that occur in today's environment have happened in ... nditions which allows a better understanding of present-day ecosystems whic helps us to predict the human impact in present environments which leads to harmful practices being recognised and conservat ... circ;no clean airûno productive soilûno foodûno natural recycling systemûno humans!Human activities depend on biodiversityEg.→Agriculture - disease free crops→Foresti ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Nitrogen Cycle

ll other life is dependent on these organisms for the continuation of the essential nitrogen cycle. Human activity which has an impact on the cycling of nitrogen may also be discussed.Although the atm ... rth with rain or snow, they kill plants and animals in lakes and rivers on land. Another example of human activity that has an impact on the cycling of nitrogen is the cutting down of forests which ca ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Critically assess the effectiveness of the criminal law as a means of protecting the environment from pollution.

impartial decisions based on the merits of each case. Environmental law is primarily concerned with human activity and the principal method which is used to regulate these activities is the Command an ...

(6 pages) 98 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

All human activity counts on energy; it is nearly impossible to live without it.

SourcesAll human activity counts on energy; it is nearly impossible to live without it. It is needed everywhere ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Sight by Jan Brueghel and Peter Paul Rubens

ns, was curiously aroused by a variety of natural objects including flowers, fruits, landscapes and human activity, all coincidentally featured in Sight. Peter Paul Rubens, a scholar in training, work ... ry image serves as a representation for some facet of truth and beauty which lies solely inside the human eyeand transfers to the mind. The sculptures, furniture, gold and silver objects, and scientif ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"Fusion" Art & Culture

hould be defined.What is art? According to the Encarta Encyclopedia, art is the product of creative human activity, in which materials are shaped or selected to convey an idea, emotion, or visually in ... nd thinking that people living in social groups learn, create, and share. Culture distinguishes one human group from others. It also distinguishes humans from other animals. A people's or a certain pl ...

(4 pages) 148 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness." -Max Eastman

ss."-Max EastmanThe goal of an artist is to create art.What is art? Art is the product of ingenious human activity.What is considered beautiful art or repulsive art? There is no such thing. Good art o ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Air Pollution's Effects on Human Health & Mortality

Introduction:Environmental pollution is a term that refers to all the ways that human activity harms the natural environment. It is one of the most serious problems facing humanity ... tmosphere in balance. Then air pollution turns clear, odorless air into hazy, smelly air that harms human health, kills plants, and damages property.Scientific Methods:Air pollution is particularly pr ... e it is hard to pin-point if there is a specific component of the mixture that is more hazardous to humans. Recent epidemiological studies suggest that particulate air pollution is a critical factor e ...

(5 pages) 153 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Making of War

As with all human phenomena, war has elements which have been constant for centuries. War also has significant e ... es a form of violence. Violence, in other words, is the correct category under which to subsume the human activity of war-making. This essay will proceed inductively to illustrate its point. The creat ... ve been examined in the writing process of this essay, produced by the Office of the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, clearly show that intrusive sorties and bombing runs have been ma ...

(10 pages) 124 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Critically Discuss Utilitarianism as an Ethical Theory. What are the Problems that Confront Utiliatarianism as a Theory of Public Policy?

ed by John Stuart Mill, which, true to its etymology, is concerned above all with the usefulness of human activity. Utilitarianism has been one of the most influential of ethical theories, and the one ... her form of happiness.The reference, however, is more specifically to the utility and usefulness of human actions to produce happiness, which comes to be equated with pleasure or the satisfaction of d ...

(11 pages) 201 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

We should protect our precise animal resources

Biological diversity has never been so threatened as it is today as a result of the process of human civilization. The various forms of pressure created by human activity have destroyed natural b ... like gazelles, zebras and others, who live on grass and green lands. The coexistence of animals and human beings creates perfect harmony and brings about the vividness to our planet.It is hard to imag ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Global Warming

cientists became aware of the amount of carbon dioxide being added to the atmosphere as a result of human activity. Global warming is an increase in the earth's atmospheric temperature due to fossil f ... ospheric temperature due to fossil fuel combustion, agricultural and industrial processes caused by human activities. The result is an increased release of various greenhouse gases, such as carbon dio ...

(3 pages) 96 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Decision-Making and the Impact of Work-Related Stress on Organizational Behavior

o evaluate the final decision and measure the impact of that decision.Decision-making is central to human activity. Thus, we are all decision-makers. However, "good" decision-making starts with a cons ...

(3 pages) 151 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

In a technology dominated world, simple pleasures for children are lost. Comment.

y is the development and application of tools, machines, materials and processes that help to solve human problems. As a human activity, technology predates both science and engineering. The term tech ...

(2 pages) 57 2 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

'land degredation is an insidious disease and is threatening to kill Australia' includes website bibliography

or potential productivity. It occurs whenever the natural balances in the landscape are changed by human activity, through misuse or overuse. It can also be the result of using land and other resourc ... the problems have occurred due to natural causes while others have been brought about or sped up by human activity.Half the major forests and about 35% of Australian woodlands have been cleared or sev ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Pro-choice doesn't have to mean pro-death- An essay about abortion from the pro-choice perspective By kate buckingham

What is life? Webster's Unabridged Dictionary defines life and the state of being alive as "human activity; time when something functions; animated; full of life; being in existence." The 'No ... No Child Left Behind Act' teaches in public schools that a twenty-three day old fetus is a thinking human. Does one's existence start right after they have been born? After being conceived? At a certa ...

(6 pages) 64 1 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues