Category: Environmental Threats

List of Environmental Change

December 7, 2017 – 07:39 pm

A participant visits the Africa pavilion Nov. 9 at a UN climate conference, in Marrakech, Morocco. President-elect Donald Trump s transition team has asked the Department of Energy to provide the names of all employees...

What are Environmental Challenges?

December 7, 2017 – 07:35 pm

By Ambassador Michael Froman Today’s environmental challenges are staggering in their severity and scope. Iconic animals such as elephants and rhinoceros, as well as lesser known species, such as the pangolin, saola...

Environmental Crisis

November 30, 2017 – 10:26 am

In Margaret Atwood s dystopian novel The Handmaid s Tale, the environmental catastrophe of infertility in the human species meets its match in pre-existing sexism. While lots of people are learning to code for employment...

Current Environmental Concern

November 22, 2017 – 10:24 am

The following questions were selected from the 2002 Canon Envirothon competition hosted in Massachusetts. The current environmental issue test is based on the 2002 issue: Introduced Species and their Effect on...

Current Environmental Crisis

November 6, 2017 – 10:19 am

There is no doubt that we currently face the widespread destruction of the environment. Today, humans have massively been caught in social as well as environmental destruction as they are at the core of the problem...

Environmental health Challenges

October 25, 2017 – 10:11 am

Edited by Sotiris Vardoulakis, Paul Wilkinson and Keith Dear. Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in...

Top Environmental concerns

October 21, 2017 – 10:10 am

The French General Commission on Sustainable Development (CGDD) has published its annual study on France’s environmental concerns. Air quality has become a more prominent issue than ever before. EURACTIV’s partner...

What is Environmental concerns?

September 27, 2017 – 09:53 am

Missed a forum? Keep the conversation going in our Conservation & Behavior Change, Climate Change Education, or another eePRO group! In partnership with the Kettering Foundation, Environmental Issues Forums...

Major Environmental Challenges

September 11, 2017 – 09:47 am

If you can imagine a land vulnerable to a wide range of natural and man-made hazards that is constantly exposed to extended annual and seasonal droughts; a country facing water scarcity, urban fires fueled by droughts...

What are the Environmental Concern?

August 18, 2017 – 09:36 am

We re All About Wetlands Environmental Concern Inc. is a 501(c)3 public not for profit Corporation, that is dedicated to working with all aspects of wetlands; the most productive and fascinating ecosystems in the...

Environmental Impact Examples

June 30, 2016 – 09:13 am

Land and water are ecologically linked in a natural system called a watershed. From the smallest droplet to the mightiest river, water works to shape the land, taking with it sediment and dissolved materials that...

Current Environmental Issues

September 19, 2016 – 08:20 am

Over the past 25 years, the Maryland Farmer has played an important role in the efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Maryland has been a leader in the implementation of soil and water conservation...

List of Environmental Crisis

June 7, 2017 – 09:28 am

With Donald Trump s nomination of climate change denialist Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, it comes as no surprise that he has pulled the US out of the landmark Paris Accord. With the US...

Types of Environmental Resources

January 14, 2017 – 08:42 am

Natural resource economics focuses on the supply, demand, and allocation of the Earth s natural resources. Learning Objective Analyze natural resource economics and explain the types of natural resources that exist...

List of Environmental Impact

August 23, 2016 – 02:56 pm

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process begins when a federal agency develops a proposal to take a major federal action. These actions are defined at 40 CFR 1508.18. The environmental review under NEPA...

Controversial Environmental Issues

October 31, 2016 – 09:53 am

Political disagreement over how the U.S. government has and should respond to national and global environmental problems sets the foundation for discussion in Controversial Issues in Environmental Policy. Kent Portney...

Current Topics in Environmental Science

February 10, 2017 – 05:53 pm

ENV SCI 4665/5665 (830:165g). Environmental Health Science — 3 hrs. Comprehensive survey of the interaction between human health and the quality and state of the natural environment. Prerequisite(s): junior standing...