Identify and define the environmental health problem

1. Select an article or video about a current event (within the last 12 months) in environmental health. You may use an article from the print media (newspaper, magazine), visual media (evening news, television segment), or an article or video you find on-line. 2. Write a short (two – four paragraph) summary about the current… Continue reading Identify and define the environmental health problem

1. Select an article or video about a current event (within the last 12 months)

1. Select an article or video about a current event (within the last 12 months) in environmental health. You may use an article from the print media (newspaper, magazine), visual media (evening news, television segment), or an article or video you find on-line. 2. Write a short (two – four paragraph) summary about the current… Continue reading 1. Select an article or video about a current event (within the last 12 months)

what role does tourism play in promoting or destroying biodiversity?

In no less than 200 words, making reference to at least THREE of the readings(Attached) and the video(Link provided below) as support for your argument answer the following question. Understanding many of the unique services that biodiversity provides, and the threats to this biodiversity, what role does tourism play in promoting or destroying biodiversity? Additionally,… Continue reading what role does tourism play in promoting or destroying biodiversity?

Discuss how climate change will affect people specifically

Climate Change and Humans: How Are We Impacted? After reviewing all of the learning materials from this week please prepare an ~10 minute long presentation that you have added narration over discussing how climate change will impact people and our national and global economy. In your presentation be sure to: Discuss how climate change will… Continue reading Discuss how climate change will affect people specifically

Explain what positive and negative feedbacks are

After going through all of the materials for this week please prepare an approximately four-page (double-spaced) paper with a cover page (not included in the length) that addresses the following: Explain what a feedback is. Explain what positive and negative feedbacks are. Give and explain at least two examples of positive feedbacks in the Earth’s… Continue reading Explain what positive and negative feedbacks are

Describe the link between energy use and environmental issues

The Final Project for this course is a research paper on the energy mix of the United States. Throughout this course, we review fossil fuel energies, renewable energies, and the environmental impacts of all energies. Your task is to research and write a paper that looks at the historical and current U.S. energy mix, explains… Continue reading Describe the link between energy use and environmental issues

Identify three management practices to minimize water pollution.

Obtain a water quality report from your local municipality within the last two years and discuss what you found in the report? Identify a water quality issue happening in your community and where the pollution comes from? This includes point sources (for example, water discharge from a factory; contamination from a Superfund site), Non-point sources… Continue reading Identify three management practices to minimize water pollution.

did the early experts and policymakers respond, really for the first time, to the negative effects that dense urban populations had on the environment?

Read chapter 6 in the Merchant book, “Urban Environments, 1850-1960”. < Briefly summarize the chapter. As you do so, please address how adequately, in your opinion, did the early experts and policymakers respond, really for the first time, to the negative effects that dense urban populations had on the environment? The early cities were dirty… Continue reading did the early experts and policymakers respond, really for the first time, to the negative effects that dense urban populations had on the environment?

Will the continents come together again to form another supercontinent like Pangaea?

This week’s question is: Will the continents come together again to form another supercontinent like Pangaea? Why or why not? Use information from the textbook and from other sources to defend your answer. There is no right or wrong answer to this question. Take a scientific approach when answering this question. Your answer should not… Continue reading Will the continents come together again to form another supercontinent like Pangaea?