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Based on readings, lecture notes, presentations, and life experience post a re

Based on readings, lecture notes, presentations, and life experience post a response to the questions below: 1. Discuss how traditional food production affects environmental quality. 2. Discuss have environmental conditions affect food production, supply, distribution and waste. 3. What are the positive factors and what are the negative factors? 4. How does natural resource management fit into the equation? How do resource scarcity affect food supply? 5. What changes in environmental attitudes and conservation behavior will assure long-term food sustainability…

Write a complete speech and including a series of 7-10 PowerPoint slides that a

Write a complete speech and including a series of 7-10 PowerPoint slides that address the questions under consideration from a scientific perspective. The questions should allow you to reflect on how the topics of this module relate to your life. The speech will be written in the speaker’s notes section of each corresponding PowerPoint slide. You will also incorporate limited text on the slides themselves, as well as graphics (and/or animations) to enhance the presentation. Ask your instructor about topics…

First Paper – 40 points Review a judicial decision in an environmental law case

First Paper – 40 points Review a judicial decision in an environmental law case (read the actual case decision written by the judge, not an article analysis or summary). If you are an environmental professional, you may want to write about a decision that is relevant to the work of your business or agency, or, you may choose a decision about an issue that interests you. The decision may be from either a State or Federal Court (for example, the…

The social services division of a state or city government A citizen action

The social services division of a state or city government A citizen action committee made up of community members A police or fire department A school or educational organization (public or private) Develop a 1,050- to 1,400-word needs statement and management plan that will be part of a proposal for a fictitious, grant-funded project of your choosing on behalf of your agency or organization. Include the following sections in your submission: Paragraph One: Describe the characteristics of your fictitious agency…

1) In addition to residential and commercial wastewater that makes its way thro

1) In addition to residential and commercial wastewater that makes its way through municipal wastewater treatment plants (mentioned in the readings and audio segments for Week 4), find ten additional water pollution sources and recommended solutions outlined in the two Ocean Commission reports. For each briefly describe the source, the suggested solution and where you found the recommendations. Identify one of those solutions actually being implemented somewhere. 2)The costs and benefits of cleaning up Boston Harbor Sources: Living on Earth,…

Start by reading Case #1, page 322. Now, I want you to create two separate arg

Start by reading Case #1, page 322. Now, I want you to create two separate arguments. In the first one, I want you use Kant, Aquinas or Aristotle’s theories to create an argument that concludes that getting an abortion to avoid having a baby with minor disabilities is morally permissible. Then, I want you to create a second argument, using either Kant, Aquinas or Aristotle’s theories that concludes that it is not morally permissible to get an abortion in order…

Create a thesis statement and create an essay . It should be persuasive with a

Create a thesis statement and create an essay . It should be persuasive with a problem statement (thesis) outlining the argument you are to make. Your paper’s focus should be on the one of the problems noted below. You are to address how applicable Hardin’s ideas are to your chosen “commons problem” and its solution. Is the solution a non-technical one as Hardin suggests, or is there evidence or suggestion that technology can solve the commons problem? Defend your position…

Students produce an environmental communication project, which incorporates ana

Students produce an environmental communication project, which incorporates analysis and critique of the communication of an environmental issue in the media or public policy. This may take the form of an extended research essay OR creative communication project. Whatever medium you choose, originality, high-quality research, critical analysis and coherence are the key to success. Please note there is an extensive list of relevant readings for this subject via UTS library and listed in the week-to-week activities. Topic: Communicating Climate Change…

Identify three contemporary coastal management issues that have prompted the de

Identify three contemporary coastal management issues that have prompted the development of possible solutions; Select one where the solution seems to be succeeding or is likely succeed (this needs to be an issue where the problem-solver, e.g., local, state, federal entity has provided information); Identify the people/communities/entities likely benefit from the solution; Identify the people/communities/entities likely bear the burden(s) of implementing the solution; and, Describe the means by which the solution can be evaluated to determine if it actually works…

Whooping cranes, an endangered species, rely on several bird sanctuaries in par

Whooping cranes, an endangered species, rely on several bird sanctuaries in parts of the UK for their survival. Assume that runoff from nearby processing plants is making some of the ponds, used by the Whooping cranes as sanctuaries, oily. When the Whooping cranes land in the water their feathers become slick with oil and they eventually die. a) Critically discuss how you would apply the contingent valuation method (CVM) to estimate the non-market values of the Whooping cranes and thereby…