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In 1984, Edward O. Wilson an American biologist proposed the “Biophilia Hypothesis” an idea that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms. The reason behind this idea was made by qualitative and anecdotal evidence that suggests the constant attraction that human beings have towards nature. Many years ago, the human was more instinctual towards nature because …

First Midterm

How large is the “ecological footprint” of the average resident of the U.S. compared to that of other people in the world? The average ecological footprint for a resident of the Unites States is 5 Earths. This is relatively higher than residents of most other countries. What is ecological overshoot? Humanity’s annual demand on the natural world has exceeded what …

Seung Ho Chui

Choc was declared a danger to not only himself, but to others as well. Unfortunately, follow up treatment was not completed. Coho’s motive for the killings, seem to be a hatred of females, particularly those with money, and that he felt persecuted by all. Those who knew him characterized his behavior as a loner who never socialized with anyone. In …

Do They Matter ?

Immigrants When people read or study slavery in America, often they question themselves “How could people Justify their choices to treat humans so wrong? ” “Why so cruel? ” “How would they feel if they were slaves? “Would they relish? ” Slave’s owners came up with ample amount of reasons to make their choices acceptable to society, their selves and …

Religion, to believe or not?

I am here today to discard the belief that Religion has done more harm than good throughout history. In order to do that, I am going to start by exhibiting what Religion has already done for us as a society, what Religion allows us to do , and how we use the name of Religion to “excuse” our bad attitudes …

Enviro Science

Carrying Capacity The ability of a system (or the whole earth) to sustain its population in reasonably healthy and comfortable conditions Lithosphere The solid, outermost zone of the earth, including the crust and a portion of the upper mantle; approximately 50 kilometers thick under the oceans and commonly more than 100 kilometers thick beneath the continents Doubling Time The length …

The History of Lamar, Colorado

The History of Lamar, Colorado BY sashays History Of Lamar, Colorado In 1886 1. R. Holmes created a land company with Colonel A. S. Johnson and J. E. Gooding, with associates Captain Daniel E. Cooper, M. D. Parameter, M. L. Swift, Captain Chivvy, and Holmes’ brother J. H. Holmes. I. R. Holmes was an experienced land promoter who headed the …

Envirothon 1

What is Biodiversity? The variety of life on Earth. What are the three sections to biodiversiy? Species diversity, ecosystem diversity, and genetic diversity. What is species diversity? All living things on Earth and their species. What is ecosystem diversity? All of the habitats on Earth. How many species are there? About 10 million – 300 million What is genetic diversity? The genetic …