Environmental Issues Effecting Diverse Populations:Of Humans
HUMANITY- Now owns Life on Earth - the human footprint
Constructing environmental and health policies appropriate across diverse communities is challenging. Group differences in the circumstances of exposure and in responses to environmental risk are common. Consequences of this variability may become more apparent given recent calls for more deregulation and an increased use of participatory strategies to manage environmental risks. Here you will investigate problems around the world that include Industrialized countries, 3rd World countries, shifted cultivators, Aboriginal people, Political Issues, Energy Corporations, Farmers, Loggers and Conservationist groups
Specific Issues to investigate:
Biodiversity Benefits People
UNEP & WCMC - benefiting the human race
Political Issues- disclaiming Climate Change
Fox Confronts Al Gore
Flawed Climate Model Magic
Climate Mitigation- Is Sea Ice really Increasing?
Tipping point for artic sea ice
NASA creates climate change by altering data
Anthony Watts' webpage- Author who looks at the otherside of the issue and who questions the graphs and models of the climate
Forest vs Agriculture: the values of the forest were calculated by local researchers
Population Growth is a cause for more agriculture which means cutting down forests to produce more farm acerage.
How can Farmers produce more - A positve take on Environmental issues
Shelterbelts- Many farmers today - no longer plant shelterbelts and are actually tearing them out to increase use of crop land. What affects does this have on our ecosystems.
Benefits from Shelter belts:
Around the World issues:
Oil and Gas Exploitation- Human Impacts on Antartica
Environmental effects in Nigeria
Oil Vilolence in Africa
Uganda: Will oil solve or increase the country's problems?
Nigeria: Gas Corporation NLNG Destroys Mangrove forest in the Niger Delta
Bolivia: The defense of the Chiquitano forest continuesBolivia
USA: Rainforest Action Network underCorporate attack
World Rainforest Movement
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