Lake A lake from Latin lacus is a terrain featurea body of water that is localized to the bottom of basin. A body of water is considered a lake when it is inland, is not part of an oceanand is larger and deeper than a pond.
The class met with elected officials, petrochemical industry executives, union leaders, scientists, EPA officials, environmental activists, and members of polluted communities. Following the group's visit, the group's community liaison officer, Willie Fontenot, from the Louisiana Attorney-General's Department, was asked to take early retirement or face a hearing and be fired.
Public action to support Fontenot is underway.
The most direct causes are habitat loss, hunting and climate change. What can be done? Expand and connect up natural habitats and replace hunting with ecotourism are some practical suggestions.
Consumption of resources outstripping planet's ability to cope Jonathan Fowler,Associated Press Humans seem to be fatally slow on the sustainability uptake. Even though technology is available to enable the world's population to live within the capacity of one planet, our parasitic greed is proving more attractive.
Of note also is the spiraling consumption in China and India which provide habitat to over a third of the 6. Nature centers just unnatural Steve Scauzillo, Pasadena Star News, 3 December, Nature groups pour millions into buildings that sit alongside building-less nature preserves.
Too often, these so-called nature centers are nothing more than banal buildings that advertise politicians' names and are stuffed with useless paraphernalia. Nature centers must be alluring, hands on, interesting.
Or they shouldn't be built at all. Greener mountains of the future? Only a few decades from now we'll be paddling to the North Pole and scaling green Seven Summits. Research shows that bythe snows of Kilimanjaro may exist only in photographs, and bythe Arctic Sea may be completely ice-free during summertime.
Old nature, new nature: Environmental education in New Zealand schools: It's clear from the report that for environmental education to provide immediate and lasting benefits, there needs to be a whole-school commitment to planning and integration, rather than relying on one or two enthusiastic teachers to drive environmental change.
What are the goals of Environmental Education? Environmental education programs often aim to: Deep Ecology In Western-style environmental education, the focus is mostly on understanding ways in which humans and human systems impact on the environment and non-human natural systems goals i, ii, iii and iv.
However, it is also important to teach and understand the impact of natural systems on human consciousness and human society goal v. For example, why do natural places seem to have a calming, even healing, effect on modern human beings? A systems model for the relationship between humans and the environment This model is part of a more elaborate systems model for outdoor education, involving individual, group, instructor, activity, program, environment, and culture.
Environmental education research has found that to provide immediate and lasting benefits, there needs to be a whole-school commitment to planning and integration, rather than relying on one or two enthusiastic teachers to drive environmental change New Zealand Council for Educational Research and Waikato University, Environmental Education Research - Academic print journal and e-journal, free online sample copy available, sign up for journal content alerts.Human activities have impacted the environment more than any other species, including deforestation, natural resource depletion, reduced biodiversity, and pollution of the air, land and water.
Humans have been impacting the environment for thousands of years; however, since the industrial revolution.
Not all sports were created equal--at least, not in the eyes of the environment. Some--hiking, running, swimming--represent the best of man in harmony with nature.
Others--monster truck rally. Working in a toxic environment is no one's ideal situation. But now that the job market is doing well, it might be a good time to start searching for a new job, especially if you're seeing signs. Welcome to Windham Wolverines Football and Cheer!
The Windham Wolverines is a conference organization and proud to be part of the New Hampshire Youth Football and Spirit Conference (NHYFSC) and American Youth Football and Cheer (AYF/AYC).
Ways People Are Affecting the Environment Positively. Only humans can think and act to make positive changes in the environment.
Captive Breeding and Release of Endangered Animals. Nearly extinct animals are bred in protected environs. When the numbers are sufficient, they are reintroduced in to the wild. The pathway to impact: BIOFIN countries share finance solutions implementation in Europe & Asia-Pacific region.