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The point of writing a scientific paper is to communicate the findings and significance of your research. Always envision yourself writing to a reader who (a) isn't familiar with your study area, samples, or methods, (b) may be (and as a scientist should be) skeptical of the claims you are making, and (c) probably has more pressing things to do with their time and so will skip your article unless you persuade him or her of its clarity and significance. No one will be obligated to read your paper, so you have to persuade them to start reading, and you have to write clearly enough that they keep reading.
(W2) The Introduction.
The purpose of the introduction is to
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Environment, Resources, and Competition
University of Phoenix
Ecology and Evolution
January 14, 2011
The ecosystem I choose to analyze is the tropical rain forest. These forests contain large
trees and dense vegetation with warm temperatures year round accompanied by frequent rainfall.
Tropical rain forests also have very diverse species of plants and animals; there is a very high
level of biodiversity present there as well. Most trees have very short roots, particularly taller
trees, while others have deeper roots. The soil is very thin because the tree branches and leaves
keep the ground shaded and void of sunlight. This
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Gel Electrophoresis Protocol
40 ml of 1% agarose gel
40 ml of TBE 1x buffer
4 microL of Ethidium Bromide
50 ml graduated cylinder
250 ml Erlenmeyer flask
Gel Cast and comb
Mini sub cell chamber
Heat protecting gloves
1. Weigh 0.40 g agarose gel
2. Obtain 40 ml of TBE 1x buffer into a 50 ml graduated cylinder
3. Mix the 0.40 agarose gel and the 40 ml TBE 1x buffer into a 250 ml Erlenmeyer flask
4. Cover Erlenmeyer flask with kin wipe
5. Microwave until the mix bubbles vigorously at about 30-40 seconds
6. Remove mix from microwave using heat protecting gloves and allow to cool down for
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Riding a wave of creative destruction – reflections on Ecology and Society
According to the article “Riding a wave of creative destruction – reflections on Ecology and Society” by L. Gunderson. C. Folke and M. Lee, it is identifying how we have evolved from paper and plastic to paper to electrons (digital medium). Most people and businesses in today society are using electronic formats. Most journals that we read today are in both paper and electronic format. According to the article “The kind of transformation that the Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter said was caused by “gales of creative destruction.” In his model, systems change when new ideas, products, and technologies bring
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1.What did “movement’ begin to refer to after the two world wars? What are some examples?
“Movement” began to refer specifically to groups of people coming together to seek political, economic, cultural, but especially social change. For example, the us civil rights, black power, anti-war student, women’s ecology and gay movements promoted a new label: social movements.
2.What are three features of the “new social movements”?
The new social movements frequently rejected or offered revision to the political theories that predominated.
The new social movements had more generalized demand.
The target of new social movements was as much as prevailing mainstream attitudes
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n epidemiology, an epidemic (from επί (epi), meaning "upon or above" and δήμος (demos), meaning "people") occurs when new cases of a certain disease, in a given human population, and during a given period, substantially exceed what is expected based on recent experience.:354 Epidemiologists often consider the term outbreak to besynonymous to epidemic, but the general public typically perceives outbreaks to be more local and less serious than epidemics.:55, 354
Epidemics of infectious disease are generally caused by a change in the ecology of the host population (e.g. increased stress or increase in the density of a vector species), a genetic change in the parasite population or
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higher than our competitors because of|
|- Price of our product: 130€ |- We will be the first in the market, so we have |our brand new technology |
|- A good brand image |no competition to fear | |
|- Recycling of materials and fair |- More and more students are sensitive to ecology,| |
|trade policy |so our policy is the best one | |
| |- It is possible to communicate with students
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Reference List Assignment
Ecology Letters: Impacts of climate change on the future of biodiversity.
This article explains the many different impacts of climate change that effect individuals, species etc.one important point stated is that a study has resulted that about 6300 species have a great possibility of disappearing due to extinction (Celine et al. 2012).
Letters: Nematode from the terrestrial deep subsurface of South Africa.
One point in which I felt increased my knowledge to this topic understands the difference between Halicephalobus and H.mephisto, even though they have a morphologically minimalistic gene they are different due to their long spotted tail (Borgonie et al
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manufacturing, citizens of America began to concern themselves with not only the quality of American product, but also with how much this manufacturing was leaving scars across the landscape. The relatively new sciences of ecology and environmental studies while still in its infancy, spoke with a voice of social outcry. The giant manufacturing corporations were destroying the air, land, and water, and the very same industries, which had made this country strong, were soon to become the offending agents. Americans began to view these corporate giants with great disdain; seeing these companies as being socially responsible for our future generations. The great behemoths of corporate American and
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Looking Back at the Industrial Revolution
SCI 201 – Ecology and Environmental Sustainability
Module 1, Assignment 3
Instructor Tamara Allen
February 13, 2016
Look Back at the Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution is a very broad subject. The industrialization of society was a process that took place over several years. The revolution started in the mid-1700s, and the impact is still visible in the 20th century. The Industrial Revolution defined in our textbook, Essential environment: The science behind the stories (3rd edition), is, "The shift in the mid-1700s from rural life, animal-powered agriculture, and manufacturing by
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Explanations of Criminal Behavior
In the early 1900s, sociologists at the University of Chicago applied the concept of social disorganization to the explanation of crime, delinquency, and other social problems. With origins in the study of ecology, social disorganization refers to the failure of social organizations or social institutions in certain neighborhoods and communities. Robert Ezra Park’s research “demonstrated that criminal behavior was independent of individual characteristics and much more dependent on disruptive social forces” (23). Park’s social disorganization theory forms the basis for several other theories in contemporary criminology. For example, the theories that have
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, television, radio, internet.With health needs, advances in surgery, general medicine, clinical analysis emerged. With the economic needs have emerged new industrial technologies, technologies of extraction processes. And could continue indefinitely, because there is no field in which technology is not present: in the economic, industrial, social, political, scientific, legislative, educational etc. as it allows an improvement of the end result or a simplification of the intermediate processes. Very associated with this is the concept of BAT (Best Avaliable Technology). This term is based on many of the modern concepts of ecology and sustainability, through the continuous improvement of the
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organic farming produce |
TECHNOLOGY | The mid twentieth century worldwide population growth was to avoid possible food shortages by developing new, chemical-based, agricultural technologyOrganic farming means much more than using artificial fertilizers and pesticides-approach to agriculture with the aim to create integrated, humane, environmentally and economically sustainable production systems |
ENVIRONMENTAL/ ECOLOGY | Many environmentalists and writers highlighted the harmful effects of agricultural production that is over-reliant on chemical processes.The term ‘organic” became popularized with consumers and publications such as “the Silent Spring” further highlighted the harmful
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resistance is seen as an ecological problem. This includes both the ecology of resistance genes and that of the resistant bacteria themselves. Little is known about the effects of sub inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics and disinfectants on environmental bacteria, especially with respect to resistance. According to the present state of our knowledge, the impact on the frequency of resistance transfer by anti-bacterial present in the environment is questionable. The input of resistant bacteria into the environment seems to be an important source of resistance in the environment. The possible impact of resistant bacteria on the environment is not yet known.
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an produces barely any waste.
As Paul Hawken, an environmentalist and author of "Ecology of Commerce", explains, "the single most damaging aspect of the present economic system is that the expense of destroying the earth is largely absent fro prices set at the marketplace" (13). Market prices set for products don't include the cost that future generations will have to pay to clean up the mess the current economy is fueling right now. An economy based on the rapid depletion of its own non-renewable resources is certainly destined for doom, while protection of these resources will save the businesses or corporations money while protecting what fuels it.
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which includes the ecology, economics, polotics and culture.
* Logistics= Planning, execution, and control of the procurement, movement, and stationing of personnel, material, and other resources to achieve the objectives of a campaign, plan, project, or strategy
* Provision=An article, clause, or stipulation in an agreement, contract, deed, instrument, or statute that explains a specific condition, effect, implication, qualification, or requirement. See also proviso.
* Developing=he systematic use of scientific and technical knowledge to meet specific objectives or requirements.
An extension of the theoretical or practical aspects of a concept, design, discovery, or invention
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problems of everyday life and with basic philosophical problems of knowledge, truth, power, and justice. Topics of concern to sociocultural anthropologists include such areas as health, work, ecology and environment, education, agriculture and development, and social change.
* Biological (or Physical) Anthropology
Biological anthropologists seek to understand how humans adapt to diverse environments, how biological and cultural processes work together to shape growth, development and behavior, and what causes disease and early death. In addition, they are interested in human biological origins, evolution and variation. They give primary attention to investigating questions having to do
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Developing the New Strategic Mindset • Strategic Innovation
• Competing with Dual Business Models
• Strategy as Ecology across different businesses 9, 10 Chapter 4
• Social Media as Change Agent
• Adopting new technologies for new innovations 11, 12 Case:
Reindustrializing The Planet
• The procurement process, the supply chain, and collaborative commerce: Traditional View vs New Strategic View
• Responding to change in Environment 13, 14 Chapter 5, 6 and 7
Guest Lecture from Homeshop18.com
Innovations in Networked Economy • Innovation Methods
• Invention and Innovation 15, 16 Chapter 18 and 19
• Innovation success stories
• Innovation learning from failures
• Leading the future 17, 18 Case:
I paid a Bribe
Summing up • Learning from Global stories, application in local context 19, 20
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, while some knowledgeable groups are shifting from efficient water resource exploitation to efficient utilization, net gain for the watershed ecology could be lost when other groups seizes the opportunity to exploit more resources. This ‘gap’ in cooperative communication among multilateral stakeholders within an interconnected watershed, even with the likely presence of the usually reactive and political boundary-constraint state regulations, makes it necessary for the institutionalisation of an ecological-scale cooperative network of stakeholders. This concept supports an integrated management style for interconnected natural resources; resonating strongly with the Integrated Water
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The ocean covers roughly two thirds of the Earth’s surface area, and as such is the most valuable resource that we have. Every year through mal-treatment and abuse we irreparably damage our ocean and the ecology found within it. Instead of focusing on what we can gain through strip mining the ocean of its treasures, work needs to be done to establish a safeguard for its preservation. Late President and naturalist Theodore Roosevelt stated “To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the [ocean] instead of using it so as to increase it’s usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very property which we ought by to hand down to them amplified
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ecology. Global warming is perhaps the best known, but many other consumption habits have major environmental impacts. Sport utility vehicles, air conditioning, and foreign travel are all energy-intensive, and contribute to global warming. Larger homes use more energy and building resources, destroy open space, and increase the use of toxic chemicals. All those granite counter-tops being installed in American kitchens were carved out of mountains around the world, leaving in their wake a blighted landscape. Our daily newspaper and coffee is contributing to deforestation and loss of species diversity. Something as simple as a T-shirt plays its part, since cotton cultivation accounts for a
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. This was the opportune time for Mr. Cordasco to lead the organization returning to the founding focus of ranching and stewardship. It was the ethical values of the family related to the organization, ecology, economy and community (Majur, 2010) that was the catalyst for the implementation of the “multiple bottom line” goal established by the Board of Directors in 2000.
Points of Interest
The implementation of the multiple bottom line goal was initially gradual and unstructured. It was serval years after having served the organization so well with an operational regard, that the “multiple bottom line” goal boards formally approved its use. This is interesting to me, as I believe that
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uses data sets to establish and correlate the fish population in certain periods. As a result, their conclusion that sharks are imperiled underscores the need for conservation measures to protect the available stock.
Baum, Julia K., Daniel G. Kehler, and Ransom A. Myers. Robust estimates of decline for pelagic shark populations in the northwest Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries. 30.10(2005): 27-30. Print.
Baum, Julia K., and Ransom A. Myers. Shifting baselines and the decline of pelagic sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecology Letters. 7(2004): 135-145. Print.
Baum, Julia K., Ransom A. Myers, Daniel G. Kehler, Boris. Worm, Shelton J. Harley, Penny A. Doherty. Collapse
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-clubs for education and awareness.
The staff consists of forest rangers, deputy rangers, head game watchers, forest guards,
foresters, and game watchers and many other park administrators that staff the sanctuary
to re-establish control and manpower. Funding from the park is used to benefit the relations
with the villagers and infrastructure of the park management.
I would propose additional measures like investments in such activities as water conservation,
forestry, biology, ecology, land reform, and protected areas of management skills to insure the
preservation of property and wildlife reforms to provide solutions around the globe. These would
have to be tailored
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), and the water necessary to support healthy aquatic ecosystems. Having adequate water of sufficient quality underpins the Nation’s health, economy, security and ecology. It is the responsibility of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct research and analyses that will ensure that the Nation’s water resources are safe for use and can be sustained for future generations. To ensure that EPA decisions protecting water resources are based on sound science, EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) has integrated its Drinking Water and Water Quality research programs to create the Safe and Sustainable Water Resources (SSWR) Research Program. The SSWR Research Program is
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inspiration from their work and emotional connection with the audience transmitted through the bull. These maneuvers are done at close range, after the bull has been tied and weakened. The close proximity puts the bullfighter at risk of being trampled or gored by the bull. After hooking the bull several times behind the shoulder, the bullfight ends with the killing of that bull using a single sword thrust called the Estacada (For a Bullfighting-free Europe, 2011).
Many bulls are bred and kept in semi-preserved land areas called dehesas. The dehesas are home to many protected animals like the imperial eagle and cared for as an area of outstanding natural beauty. Bullfighting industry
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Manning, T. (July 2001). Yeast Experiments. Kennesaw State University. Retrieved from http://www.phys.ksu.edu/gene/chapters.html
Smith, T. M., & Smith, R. L. (2012). Elements of Ecology (7th Ed.).San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings/Pearson.
UOP (2013). Yeast Lab Spreadsheet BIO/315 Version 2. Retrieved from University of Phoenix
UOP (2013). Yeast Lab Worksheet BIO/315 Version 2. Retrieved from University of Phoenix
UOP (2013). Lab Report Outline BIO/315 Version 2. Retrieved from University of Phoenix
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others. Cultural competence is a skill that can be learned and one which requires ongoing practice and commitment.
One concept in each of the 12 cultural domains of the Purnell Model
The Purnell Model of Cultural Competency is a conceptualization based on multiple theories and a research base gained from organizational, administrative, communication, and family development theories as well as anthropology, sociology, psychology, anatomy and physiology, biology, ecology, nutrition, pharmacology, religion, history, economics, political science, and linguistics (Purnell, 2002). Some of the concepts of the 12 Domains include below:
Current residence: Economic and
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Disease and Evolution
The human body has been plagued with diseases since the beginning of time—pathogens like viruses and bacteria have made us privy to Mother Nature. As humans evolve, so do the diseases we are susceptible to. Some diseases that were once rare have become common, others have disappeared and newer, more daunting ones have emerged. Many of these changes have taken place in the wake of important transformations in human civilizations and ecology. It is therefore feasible to propose that diseases succeed and fail in response to humanity's advances. Natural selection is unable to provide us with perfect protection against all pathogens, because they tend to evolve much faster
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, thosenecessarily implied therefrom, as well as powers necessary,appropriate, or incidental for its efficient and effective governance,and those which are essential to the promotion of the generalwelfare. Within their respective territorial jurisdictions, localgovernment units shall ensure and support, among other things, thepreservation and enrichment of culture, promote health and safety,enhancethe right of the people to a balanced ecology, encourageand support the development of appropriate and self-reliantscientific and technologicalcapabilities, improve public morals,enhance economic prosperity and social justice, promote fullemployment among their residents, maintain peace and order
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. Prell, C. Raymond, and L. C. Stringer. (2010). What is social learning? Ecology and Society, http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/volXX/issYY/artZZ/
Rosenblatt, L. (1978), The Reader, The Text, The Poem: The Transactional Theory of the Literary Work, Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press (reprint 1994)
Siesmens, G. (2005), Learning as a social process. Filed under Uncategorized. Tagged Learning. Bookmark the permalink.
Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Wan, Z., Compeau, D., & Haggerty, N. (2012). The Effects of Self-Regulated Learning Processes on E-Learning Outcomes in Organizational Settings. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 29(1), 307-340.
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such an extent that 80 per cent of the Bhagirathi and 65 per cent of the Alaknanda could be “affected”. As much as 90 per cent of the other smaller tributaries could be “affected” the same way.
Deforestation :Rampant growth of concrete and cutting down of trees, have not helped the nature at all. Environment, ecology and geology are an integral part of the whole natural process. In such situation, the course of any river is determined by the terrain and gradient of the river and when encountered by a hitch, the river changes its course and naturally takes away anything that comes in between.
The region is surrounded by 8000 glacial lakes, 200 of them potentially dangerous
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as youth and students groups, as well as new social movement organizations. The latter include the following thematic areas: ecology, antinuclear, development aid, human rights, political asylum and immigration, antiracism, peace, women, gay and lesbian. Informal networks. Question: “Are your friends or acquaintances engaged/interested in Third-World questions?” Ordinal variable of increasing level of engagement/interest. 2) Structural connection Formal networks. Question: “Can you say how you came into contact with the Bern Declaration for the first time? Was it through…[list of potential recruiters]? From this list I selected formal networks, that is, recruitment through churches and
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an integral part of government policy and partnerships throughout the region, their legitimacy and importance evidence of Metro Louisville’s community values
Arts and cultural attractions are a major source of pride. All the data collected about our arts and cultural institutions from public surveys, leadership interviews, and focused forums indicate the arts and culture are the cornerstone of Metro Louisville’s current development and are uniquely positioned to lead future development. Further, the ecology of success for Metro Louisville means that arts and culture must be at the center of the four or five “big wins” that our Metro region propels forward.
For our citizens, this
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dependency in and on their environment (Shafritz et al., 2011, pg. 403). According to Shafrtiz et al. and example of this would be information. This is because information is a resource organizations need to reduce uncertainty and dependency, and thus organizations seek information to survive (Shafrtiz et al., 2011, pg. 403). Making an organizations ability to acquire and maintain resources the key to its survival (Shafritz et al., 2011, pg. 449).
Organizational ecologists assess the applicability of bio-ecological models to the study or organization environment relations (Shafritz et al., 2011, pg. 404). Glenn Carroll and Michael Hannan, drew from the theories of organizational ecology to
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. Continue your observations for at least 20 days.
[ 5.1 ] Is Semibalanus capable of overgrowing and killing Chthamalus? Explain.
[ 5.2 ] Did you predict correctly? Explain.
Another common experimental technique in ecology is transplantation—moving individuals from one area to another without removing all individuals of the other species that might be present. With mobile species, this can be extraordinarily difficult. For Connell, transplanting barnacles meant chiseling up a piece of rock with barnacles on it and tethering the rock in a new spot. It will be even easier for you!
Click the RESET button. Look at the selection of Tools to the lower right of the rock. The fifth button from the
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, start smoking, nostalgic - ,
* Association group : school club, sports,
What was cool ex ) legos,
Norms & Cultural views
Trust : those who betray others trusts are viewed as outsiders and eliminated from the game
Sharing : food is shared amongst them and is sacred
Children tell their parents what to buy for birthday
Grooming them for future purposes ( Attachment with brand)
The advertisements that are coming up now are all aimed at marketing to children.
how marketers use the differences between social classes and how they measure????
1. Culture : Societies Personality (It shapes our identity )
1) Ecology : the way in which the culture
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more towards environmental changes are the first goal area, which is resource conservation that encompasses specific goals towards energy, water and solid waste; the second goal area which is environment and public health including air quality and organic food products; the fifth goal area that is about open space and land use (ecology) that deals with natural spaces, urban forests, and restoring native habitats; and the third goal area that deals with transportation and using cleaner fuels and reducing vehicle miles traveled. The goal areas that touch on economic change are areas like the sixth area that deals with housing and economic sustainability that calls for a diversity of jobs and
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China. It negatively impacts ecology around the globe as more countries are developing without strong policies in place to protect the water supply and the environment (Krchnak, 2014). Increasing development of cities and their surrounding communities changes the environment and the ecosystems in the area.
“Throughout Latin America and Asia, massive industrialization in rural communities is affecting the balance between humans and nature. Water use is being diverted from agriculture to industry. Huge corporate factories are moving up the rivers of the Third World, sucking them dry as they go... Eighty percent of China's major rivers are now so degraded, they no longer support fish” (Shah
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climax, or climax community. In ecology, climax community, or climatic climax community, is a historic term that expressed a biological community of plants, animals, fungi which, through the process of ecological succession the development of vegetation in an area over time. Clements explains, “The concept of the climax as a complex inseparably connected with its climate and often continental in extent.”
The relationship between climate and the climax or biome is considered to be the most important one. Animals must be considered in this concept because of their consumption. This consumption of the producing plantation or the climax has a direct correlation to the climate. “On land
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all state laws — assuming those who yearn for that right will not give up the good fight in the years to come.
Andersen, R., & Fetner, T. (2008). Economic inequality and intolerance: Attitudes toward homosexuality in 35 democracies. American Journal of Political Science, 52(4), 942-958. Print.
Brewer, P. R. (2003). The shifting foundations of public opinion about gay rights. The Journal of Politics, 65(4), 1208-1220. Print.
Huston, T. L. (2000). The social ecology of marriage and other intimate unions. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 62(2), 306-321. Print.
Nicholson-Crotty, S. (2006). Reassessing Madison’s diversity hypothesis: The case of same-sex marriage
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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Social Responsibility Definition and Motivation
Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) can still be a controversial topic. CRS is a commitment made by a corporation to develop and adhere to policies that are socially responsible in areas of work, community welfare, ecology, human rights, and family life. Today’s businesses realize an ingredient in being successful is through respect and confidence of their customers. A company can obtain respect and confidence through being socially responsible.
Through social responsibility corporations manage their business processes to produce a positive impact on society. The growth of easing problems in
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three different countries, where we developed the characteristics in the first of this paper. Economically the best solution is to go in Philippines because wages are very law and there are fewer constraints about environmental and safety concerns. Also, Philippines is more interesting because outsourcing production activities into Mexico increases the risks of bad publicity associated with birth defect due to poor ecology, but in the Philippines no public complaints were done regarding such issues. And in effect, the main problem is at the ethical level, and for the brand image of the company… but Electrocorp can combine cost-effective production with business ethics principles, using the
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Journal of Educational Management, 26(3), 284-301. Rainie, L. (2011, November). The new education ecology. Powerpoint presentation. Orlando, Florida. Rizzuto, T. E., LeDoux, J., & Hatala, J. P. (2009). It's not just what you know, it's who you know: Testing a model of the relative importance of social networks to academic performance. Social Psychology Education , 12, 175-189. Rosen, L. (2011, August). Poke Me: How Social Networks Can Both Help and Harm Our Kids. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Rouis, S., Limayem, M., & Salehi-Sangari, E. (2011). Impact of Facebook Usage on Students' Academic Achievement: Role of Self-Regulation and Trust. Journal of Research in Educational
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Earthquake resistant Houses, Seismic Hazard assessment and do's for
protection of life and property during disaster. Land slide :- Geo-technical aspect of landslides and control of
Landslide Hazard. Flood :- Flood Control as a measure of Disaster management and Mitigation. Cyclone and
Fire :- Cyclone Disaster Mitigation and ensuring wind and fire hazard safety during disaster.
1. Rana. S.V.S., ?Essentials of Ecology & Environment Science, PHI Publications.
2. Basak Anindita, ?Environmental Studies?, Pearson Education South Asia.
1. Subramanian. V, ?A Text Book of Environmental Science?, Narosa Publishing House.
2. De Anil Kumar & De Arnab Kumar
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) Nagtenga Elementary School- Jet matic f) Sagat Elementary School- Repair of water system
77. g) Dili Elementary School- Painting materials for classrooms h) Amazing grace- 1 unit Laptop i) Castro Elementary School (Bangar)- 2 units ceiling fans j) San Francisco Elementary School (Sudipen L.U) – 2 units ceiling fan k) Banayoyo Central School- 2 white boards
78. 7. Supported the “ECOLOGY/GREENING PROGRAM” of the government. Some of the activities are the planting of Mangroves in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, coconut in the coastal barangay of Sevilla, Pilar and Las-ud, acacia and milena in barangay Babayoan
79. Cooperative Financing Cooperative financing is also critical
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Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Basin to the south. Puerto Rico is a crucial hemispheric access point. It was thus a valuable acquisition for European powers and the United States. Puerto Rico retains its strategic importance, housing the U.S. Army Southern Command and other military facilities. Since the 1940s, the U.S. Navy has used its offshore islands for military maneuvers that have damaged their ecology, economy, and quality of life.
Puerto Rico includes the surrounding small islands, including Culebra and Vieques to the east and Mona to the west. Mona is a nature reserve and wildlife refuge under government jurisdiction. The total land area, including the smaller
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National Ecology Center (NEC), and the Solid Waste Management Board (NSWMB) in every province, city and municipality in the country.
2. Formulation of the NSWMF 10-year SW Plans by local government units
3. Mandatory segregation of SW to be conducted at the source
4. Setting of minimum requirements to ensure systematic collection and transport of wastes and the proper protection of garbage collector’s health
5. Establishment of reclamation programs and buy-back centers for recyclable and toxic materials
6. Promotion of eco-labeling and prohibition of non-environmentally acceptable products and packaging
7. Establishment of Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in
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Al-Hooti, S., Sidhu
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incentives and unexamined assumptions that drive them.
5. ACCOUNTING & CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
In accordance to neo classical economy ecology is beyond the economy and it doesn’t generate profits!! The wider society has been separated from the economical realm. The Externality principle is in effect, which says that anything that is relevant in economic terms is important rest are just external. Accounting also therefore ignores ecological issues and as we know that it plays a major role in the business processes this basis causes problems.
A very important ecological concept called draw-down reflects the rate at which human community uses the resources as compared to