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15 Mar 2011

The future of nuclear energy: The European Energy Policy

Case study - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

It is hard to forecast with any certitude what the 21st century will hold for nuclear power. Still, the issues that will form its future are slightly clear. The goal of this paper is to study the possible role of nuclear energy in the formation of sustainable development in Europe, on the basis...

29 Sep 2010

Environmental issues in the air transport industry

Case study - 5 pages - Ecology & environment

The air transport industry uses air craft to transport people, cargo, and mail. Civil aviation includes two major categories; first one is the scheduled air transport, which includes passenger and cargo flights operating on regularly-scheduled routes; and general aviation, including all other...

29 Sep 2010

The Eden Project

Case study - 10 pages - Ecology & environment

The Eden Project is a multiple greenhouse complex in the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest greenhouses. The complex is dominated by two gigantic enclosures consisting of adjoining domes that house plant species from across the world. Each enclosure imitates a...

29 Sep 2010

Microsoft Green Solutions : Communication Plan (April 2008)

Case study - 11 pages - Ecology & environment

A recent trend in customer relationships puts an important emphasis on corporations' behavior towards environmental issues. Several non-governmental organizations have pointed out companies that had been engaged in activities damaging the environment. Among them was Greenpeace which targeted...

13 Aug 2009

Did the city of Toronto and the province of Ontario ban the right 'pests'?

Case study - 14 pages - Ecology & environment

Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the issue of cosmetic pesticide use in Canada. For years, chemical pesticides were readily sprayed on gardens and lawns across the country, with very little consideration given to the fact that they might be harmful to the environment. However, with...

13 Aug 2009

Why people don't recycle

Case study - 7 pages - Ecology & environment

You and your fellow U.S. citizens “produced 4.4 pounds of waste per day during 2000. This is the equivalent of over 1600 pounds of trash per year per person or more than 220 tons of waste being generated each year.”1 Although recycling has been increasingly integrated into many...

25 Sep 2008

Effects of environmental enrichment on the consumption of a palatable food reward

Case study - 13 pages - Ecology & environment

Environmental enrichment (EE) is the study of organisms reared in complex, varied environments and the subsequent influences on behavior. Studies have shown many mechanisms for how EE elicits changes in behavior, mental and physical processes, and neurophysiology. EE has been shown to work as a...

28 Apr 2008

Hurricane Katrina: The Aftermath of a Government Failure

Case study - 5 pages - Ecology & environment

In the late days of August 2005, forecasters and meteorologists closely watched a storm soon to be named Katrina brewing in the Gulf of Mexico. Like many other infamous hurricanes of similar magnitude, the tropical storm began rather quietly and only caused initial high winds and some...