Category: Environmental Threats

Controversial Environmental Issues

July 18, 2019 – 03:03 pm

Political disagreement over how the U.S. government has and should respond to national and global environmental problems sets the foundation for discussion in Controversial Issues in Environmental Policy. Kent Portney...
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List of Environmental Crisis

July 3, 2019 – 01:01 pm

With Donald Trump s nomination of climate change denialist Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, it comes as no surprise that he has pulled the US out of the landmark Paris Accord. With the US...

Environmental Impact Examples

June 18, 2019 – 12:39 pm

Land and water are ecologically linked in a natural system called a watershed. From the smallest droplet to the mightiest river, water works to shape the land, taking with it sediment and dissolved materials that...

Current Environmental Crisis

June 13, 2019 – 12:36 pm

There is no doubt that we currently face the widespread destruction of the environment. Today, humans have massively been caught in social as well as environmental destruction as they are at the core of the problem...

What Environmental?

May 9, 2019 – 11:44 am

Whether a homeowner or commercial business owner, solar energy is a clean, affordable, and sustainable way for anyone to generate electricity. While many people make the switch to solar for its substantial financial...

What are the Environmental Concern?

May 4, 2019 – 11:42 am

We re All About Wetlands Environmental Concern Inc. is a 501(c)3 public not for profit Corporation, that is dedicated to working with all aspects of wetlands; the most productive and fascinating ecosystems in the...

List of Environmental Threats

April 14, 2019 – 11:29 am

The seven biggest environmental threats to the Earth are issues every person should understand and take action to see that these threats are eventually eliminated. Examining the various threats to the Earth s environment...

Current Topics in Environmental Science

March 15, 2019 – 11:05 am

ENV SCI 4665/5665 (830:165g). Environmental Health Science — 3 hrs. Comprehensive survey of the interaction between human health and the quality and state of the natural environment. Prerequisite(s): junior standing...

Environmental Topics

March 10, 2019 – 11:00 am

Many human activities result in air pollution, including emissions from vehicles and power plants, negatively impacting human health and economic efficiency. RFF experts have been analyzing policies to monitor and...

Environmental Problems and Issues

February 23, 2019 – 10:50 am

The more scientists study the issue of food waste — and its worrying implications for both the environment and global food security — the clearer it becomes how much of a problem it is. Now, new research is giving...

Greatest Environmental Threat

February 13, 2019 – 10:48 am

Cows, pigs, sheep and poultry have been awarded the dubious honour of being among the world’s greatest environmental threats, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report, entitled Livestock’s...

List of Environmental Change

January 24, 2019 – 10:40 am

A participant visits the Africa pavilion Nov. 9 at a UN climate conference, in Marrakech, Morocco. President-elect Donald Trump s transition team has asked the Department of Energy to provide the names of all employees...

Environmental Crisis

January 19, 2019 – 10:37 am

In Margaret Atwood s dystopian novel The Handmaid s Tale, the environmental catastrophe of infertility in the human species meets its match in pre-existing sexism. While lots of people are learning to code for employment...

Environmental health Challenges

January 4, 2019 – 10:34 am

Edited by Sotiris Vardoulakis, Paul Wilkinson and Keith Dear. Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in...

Current Environmental Concern

October 21, 2018 – 09:45 am

The following questions were selected from the 2002 Canon Envirothon competition hosted in Massachusetts. The current environmental issue test is based on the 2002 issue: Introduced Species and their Effect on...

What is Environmental Challenges?

October 16, 2018 – 09:42 am

Explore how people and nature interact, and earn 10 credits from the University of Leeds The Environmental Challenges program consists of five short online courses that look at the relationships between people and...

What are Environmental concerns?

October 6, 2018 – 09:38 am

Ford manufactures the F150, one of America?s most popular full-size pickup trucks. Its 5.6 litre engine takes an average of 17 miles to guzzle a gallon of petrol. Photograph: David Zalubowski/AP The second largest...

List of Environmental Challenges

September 5, 2018 – 04:21 am

Environmental groups and a tribal government are challenging the removal of federal protections from the Yellowstone grizzly bear. More than a half-dozen environmental groups and one tribal government signed onto...

Environmental Crisis facts

August 31, 2018 – 04:17 am

Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School Religions of the World and Ecology Series Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim Ours is a period when the human community is in search of new and sustaining...

What are Global Environmental Issues?

November 27, 2016 – 01:21 pm

The Top 10 Global Environmental Issues of 2016 was released on Thursday, in accordance with experts views and surveys co-conducted by China Daily and the Ministry of Environmental Protection s Publicity and Education...

Environmental concerns

May 2, 2017 – 09:23 am

(Reuters) - A federal judge in Montana has blocked the development of a contested mine next to a wilderness area in the northwestern part of the state, handing a victory to environmental activists who had argued...

Types of Environmental

October 4, 2016 – 11:48 am

If using the principles of natural science and math to study the conditions of life on Earth appeals to you, you might be interested in a career in environmental science or the related sub-fields of environmental...

What is Ecological Problems?

May 8, 2017 – 09:05 am

Sara.ginsberg wrote:This question took me a very long time to crack, and I m still only partially convinced that the right answer is right. Some help would be much appreciated. Thanks! Hi Sara, I found this one...

World-wide Environmental Problems

October 13, 2016 – 07:33 am

Although the European Economic Community had enough economic and political arguments for dealing with environmental problems [see section 16.1], it did not initially have a solid legal basis for so doing. In order...

Current Environmental

May 14, 2017 – 03:56 pm

[Sorry, the video for this story has expired, but you can still read the transcript below. ] HARI SREENIVASAN: More than 200 nations reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate accord today during a U.N. summit...

Environmental Challenges

January 16, 2018 – 08:19 pm

Against this backdrop, our scientists recently took a hard look at whether we really can have it all—a future where people get the food, energy and economic growth they need without sacrificing nature. The answer...

What are some Environmental concerns?

January 8, 2018 – 08:06 pm

For more than 200 years, explorers have been setting out upon the boreal forest with the hopes of discovering mineral riches. Many of them did, and to this day mining continues to play a large role in the Canadian...

What are Environmental Challenges?

December 7, 2017 – 07:35 pm

By Ambassador Michael Froman Today’s environmental challenges are staggering in their severity and scope. Iconic animals such as elephants and rhinoceros, as well as lesser known species, such as the pangolin, saola...

Top Environmental concerns

October 21, 2017 – 10:10 am

The French General Commission on Sustainable Development (CGDD) has published its annual study on France’s environmental concerns. Air quality has become a more prominent issue than ever before. EURACTIV’s partner...

What is Environmental concerns?

September 27, 2017 – 09:53 am

Missed a forum? Keep the conversation going in our Conservation & Behavior Change, Climate Change Education, or another eePRO group! In partnership with the Kettering Foundation, Environmental Issues Forums...

Major Environmental Challenges

September 11, 2017 – 09:47 am

If you can imagine a land vulnerable to a wide range of natural and man-made hazards that is constantly exposed to extended annual and seasonal droughts; a country facing water scarcity, urban fires fueled by droughts...

Current Environmental Issues

September 19, 2016 – 08:20 am

Over the past 25 years, the Maryland Farmer has played an important role in the efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Maryland has been a leader in the implementation of soil and water conservation...

Types of Environmental Resources

January 14, 2017 – 08:42 am

Natural resource economics focuses on the supply, demand, and allocation of the Earth s natural resources. Learning Objective Analyze natural resource economics and explain the types of natural resources that exist...

List of Environmental Impact

August 23, 2016 – 02:56 pm

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process begins when a federal agency develops a proposal to take a major federal action. These actions are defined at 40 CFR 1508.18. The environmental review under NEPA...