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Stop The Collapse Of Bee Colonies

- Bees Rough Draft What can we actively take part in to stop the collapse of bee colonies. Bees are such a vital part of our everyday agriculture production, however, colonies are diminishing before our eyes. Colony Collapse Disorder is a massive decrease of bees in hives and it is greatly affecting our crops because bees are not distributing the necessary amount of pollen to crops in order for them to grow the maximum, most nutritious produce possible. There are many solutions that may help CCD, such as banning neonics, urban beekeeping, and interbreeding honey bees with African killer bees....   [tags: Beekeeping, Colony collapse disorder, Honey bee]

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Maya Civilization Collapse

- The example of societal collapse in which I will be making reference to throughout this essay is the Maya civilization. The Maya civilization is, “probably the best known of all early American civilizations.” (Fagan, 1995) It was at its strongest point between AD 300 AND 900. Around AD 900 was the time of its collapse. This civilization was developed in a densely, tropical forest on either highlands or lowlands. Today to visit a Mayan site, people would go to the modern Mexican state, capital city of Merida....   [tags: Societal Collapse, Climate Change]

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The Collapse Of A Factory Building Collapsed

- Key Facts A factory building collapsed in April 2013, killing over 1000 workers. The collapse happened due to the poor construction approved by the mayor and the building owner Sohel Rana. If convicted Sohel, along with the five other garment factory owners could receive life sentences. The collapse was one of the worst incidents the world has seen since the 1984 Bhopal disaster in India. Following the collapse Bangladesh’s garment industry designed an accord to help prevent reoccurring incidents such as this....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue ethics, Utilitarianism, Virtue]

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The Collapse of the USSR

- During the 1970’s and the 1980’s the Soviet Union was recognized worldwide as being a strong political power, although the Soviet Union was not as it appeared to be. When Mikhail Gorbachev (see Figure 1) was elected General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on 11 March 1985, not one soul could have predicted that in 6 years the Soviet Union would collapse into fifteen separate states. He attempted to make the Soviet system into a democracy, which backfired quickly (Grachev, 1995)....   [tags: World History]

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The Collapse Of The Towers

- This documentary challenges everything that happened on 9/11. Dylan Avery has researched everything that contradicts what we believe to have happened on 9/11. Avery starts off with questioning flight 77. The main argument is that there is not enough evidence to prove that a plane crashed into the Pentagon. Then Avery moves on to analyze the collapsing of the Twin Towers. The main argument for this is that the collapse of the towers closely resembles a demolition of any other building. Avery moves onto his discussion on what happened to flight 93....   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, World Trade Center]

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The Collapse Of A Clean

- War and Appeal to the Popular: The Collapse of a Clean Invade Nowadays, wars are not easy to exist unless negotiations failed or treaties were disabled. The issued about the Vietnam War is North Vietnam had broken the peace treaty with South Vietnam (which was supported by the US military) in 1975 and then divided Viet Nam into 2 parts: The North being communist, and the South as a non- communist. During the Vietnam War, many students, or young American soldiers, and army had been destroyed by the North Vietnam troops, along with these outcomes, many young protestors, especially at colleges; students decided to speak up and convinced the elders to be on their side, however not all adult...   [tags: Vietnam War, South Vietnam, Vietnam]

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The Collapse of Society

- State level societies are a type of “class society [that] are often rigidly stratified into social levels, [where] the ruling class controls the populace not by consensus but by coercion and force” (Feder, 344 - 45). This society type is a form of government, structured with rules and regulations, including punishments for disobedience. There are many causes for a society to gradually transition into becoming a state level or more stratified society. Those of which will be briefly discussed throughout this short essay....   [tags: state level societies]

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The Collapse of Parmalat

- Thursday, May 2, 2011, Calisto Tanzi was jailed on a conviction of market rigging related to the collapse of ‘the dairy giant empire’ Parmalat more than seven years ago. Italy’s highest court upheld Tanzi’s conviction. The Rome court reduced the sentence from ten years to eight years and one month in prison. Tanzi, along with former executives were ordered to pay the company $2.9 billion and compensate defrauded investors in an amount estimated at about $44 million. (“Ex-Parmalat Chief,” 2011). Parmalat’s bankruptcy was the largest bankruptcy in Europe and has been dubbed “Europe’s Enron”....   [tags: Parma Scam]

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Importance of Collapse

- Importance of Collapse The reason that Jerad Diamond wrote collapse is the social, political, and economic believe in the immunity of human society to environmental collapse. This interesting sentiment hails from a society that 80 years ago endured the effects that result from poor habitat management The Dust Bowl. Jared Diamond utilizes the experiences that killed past societies to warn the current societies. Many interesting parallels exist between politics in past societies and current societies....   [tags: Economics]

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Collapse of Leadership

- At one time there was a large majority of the Russian Empire that was tired of not having any goods while living in poverty. The Bolshevik Party however, promised many of the necessities that the Tsar would not provide. In 1917 the Bolshevik Party overthrew the Tsar and Russian Empire with the help of the peasants in promise to provide better living standards. Through the use of force the Soviet Union would be successful until the night of Joseph Stalin’s death. Then the Communist leaders would start to lean more away from their original ideals by allowing more freedom than the first two leaders....   [tags: International Politics ]

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The Collapse of the Greenland Norse

- In Jared Diamond’s novel 'Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed' he discusses many civilizations that moved away from their homelands, grew in population, and then either failed or succeeded in their new environments. Throughout this essay I will attempt to explain the Collapse of the Greenland Norse, one of the many societies to rise and fall. The Greenland Norse faced multiple challenges including economical, agricultural, and unfriendly neighbors. Alongside Greenland other North Atlantic islands faced geographical challenges that lead to some of their falls as well....   [tags: european history]

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The Collapse of the Soviet Union

- After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a number of Russians remained in the states that were the former soviets. The composition of the Russian speakers that were left in every state is different. The former soviets include Armenia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Latvia, Moldova, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Belarus and Azerbaijan. This essay discusses the percentage of the Russian speakers that were left in every state. It also discusses the change in their numerical composition over time since the collapse of the Soviet Union....   [tags: politics, russians]

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Colony Collapse Disorder ( Ccd )

- “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” This statement questionably from the brilliant scientist Albert Einstein may evidently be right. In my class we were asked to pick an issue to research about, so I chose colony collapse disorder because I believe this an overlooked epidemic. UDSA reported “Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a serious problem threatening the health of honey bees and the economic stability of commercial beekeeping and pollination operations in the United States....   [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Insect, Pollination]

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Buddhism and the Collapse of the Tang Dynasty

- Religion has always had an impact on an individual’s perspectives and the government, and this can clearly be seen with Buddhism and the Tang Dynasty. Before Buddhism pervaded China, the traditional religion in China was Confucianism, and the majority of individuals strictly followed the rules and principles of Confucianism. When Buddhism was introduced, every person engendered their own views on Buddhism and the influences the religion would have on the government. The Tang Dynasty generated a prosperous time in China, until the dynasty spiraled down into its demise in c....   [tags: Chinese History, Han Yu, Morals and Values]

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The Collapse Of The Western Roman Empire

- What were the reasons for the collapse of the western Roman Empire. There were many reasons for the collapse of the Roman Empire but I believe that the primary reason that the Roman Empire collapsed was that it expanded to a size that was virtually impossible to manage effectively with the technology that was available to the Romans at that time. The huge borders that the Roman Empire shared with the germanic tribes to the north meant that over time it became very difficult to defend the Roman frontiers from the barbarians....   [tags: Roman Empire, Decline of the Roman Empire]

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The Collapse Of The Inca Civilization

- The Collapse of the Inca Civilization The collapse of a complex society is the resultant force of rapid simplification (Tainter, 1990). Whether intrinsically or extrinsically inflicted, exploitation of the very factors with which societal complexity is achieved may initiate the collapse of a civilization (Tainter, 1990). A total of six factors signal the attainment of societal complexity (i.e., urbanization, complex economy, scientific enhancement, public architecture, state religion, and social organization)....   [tags: Inca Empire, Inca, Sapa Inca, Francisco Pizarro]

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Enron And The Collapse Of Enron

- On May 25th, 2006 Chief Executives, Kenneth L. Lay and Jeffery K. Skilling were both found guilty of fraud and conspiracy. “The conspiracy and fraud convictions would each carry a sentence of 5 to 10 years, as well as Mr. Skilling inside trading charge which carries a maximum of 10 years (Barrionuevo, 2014). Lay and Skilling hold the majority of blame, because they made their management decision to encourage Greed and Fraud regardless of ethics. These men were very short sited with their approach and were not qualified to hold their post....   [tags: Enron, Kenneth Lay, Enron scandal]

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The Collapse Of The Berlin Wall

- The collapse of the Berlin Wall changed Western Europe as we know it today. The Iron Curtain which had split Europe had ascended and the once divided germans were reunited under one common nation. The causal factors which resulted in the fall of the Berlin Wall were internal — communism imploded upon itself—. Gorbachev attempted to reform communism through Glasnost and Perestroika, which were supposed to incorporate economic reforms and transparency, however, history illustrates that increased liberty is incompatible with communism....   [tags: Cold War, Soviet Union, East Germany]

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The Collapse Of Communism And The Process Of Globalization

- So this is actually important. Would be a good introduction: the author identifies the criteria by which the discipline may justify its existence and distinguishes these from invalid standards, notably a misconceived appeal to scientific procedure and goals or a demand for immediate relevance. He compares the bases of theoretical work and of engagement with historical and contemporary actuality, and the other one that is the inevitability and desirability of a tension between reflection and practice....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Scientific method]

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The Collapse of the Soviet Union

- The Soviet Union, which was once a world superpower in the 19th century saw itself in chaos going into the 20th century. These chaoses were marked by the new ideas brought in by the new leaders who had emerged eventually into power. Almost every aspect of the Soviet Union was crumbling at this period both politically and socially, as well as the economy. There were underlying reasons for the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and eventually Eastern Europe. The economy is the most significant aspect of every government....   [tags: International Government ]

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The Collapse Of The Roman Republic

- “He is said to have been tall of stature… except that towards the end.” What was it that really led to the fall of the Roman Republic. There are a lot of different factors to consider when trying to determine what caused the collapse. By examining The Rubicon, The Life of Julius Caesar, and some accompanying handouts from class, this paper will discuss how the Roman Republic did not collapse because of one factor. The collapse of the Roman Republic was like that of a game of Jenga. Factors were pulled out of the Republican system just like a game of Jenga until the Republic could not stand anymore....   [tags: Julius Caesar, Roman Republic, Augustus, Cicero]

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The collapse of the Soviet Union

- The collapse of the Soviet Union was a turning point in the global political development during the twentieth century, which led to radical transformations in all political, economic and military interactions. And the same variables appeared in international conflict, because they were always determined in the light of the structure of the international system and the power relations prevailed. However, the collapse of the polar system of led to generate new sources of international conflict at many levels, The collapse of the USSR put an end to the need for global approaches to security, which represented a vital requirement in the permit and competition between strategic opponents, that ar...   [tags: global politics, international conflict]

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The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

- Cinema is both a document of a society’s historical change as well as a portrayal of the economic and cultural changes presented through its master narrative. In post-soviet cinema, movies are both a product of capitalism as well as reflecting on its ideas while demonstrating Russian’s attitudes toward westernization. In Imaging Russia Anna Lawton writes, “The collapse of the Soviet Union had the effect of making Russia even more of a riddle to the foreign observer than it had ever been,” (2). The films Sideburns, Drum Roll, and Brother explore the dynamic situation that occurred in Russia in the post-soviet era with the introduction of capitalism....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Russians, Western world]

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The Collapse Of The Classic Maya

- n “The Collapse of the Classic Maya”, Lucero talks about the Classic Mayans which took place in Mesoamerican around the years 250-950 C.E (Lucero p.814). His main focus on the article is about: political power, water control, and the collapse of the Classic Mayans. He claims that water control led to the demise of the Mayan civilization which was associated with political powers. Not only that but there were three levels of Mayan civic-ceremonial center: regionals, secondary, and minor. This power came from a relationship between center location, seasonal water supply, the amount of agricultural land, and settlement density (Lucero p.814)....   [tags: Maya civilization, Mayan languages, Maya peoples]

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The Collapse Of The Berlin Wall

- In this paper, the causes of the fall of communism in Europe will be argued. The most important causes: the collapse of the Berlin Wall, issues in the Soviet Bloc, the political actions of Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet Union’s role in Afghanistan will be discussed. This paper will also claim that these events were not just isolated occurrences but connected and were the catalysts that brought the end of communism in Europe....   [tags: Soviet Union, Cold War, Mikhail Gorbachev]

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The Collapse Of Classic Maya Society

- Mayan people are still here today, but the mystery still remains: what caused one of the world’s greatest, most advanced ancient civilizations to fall to its demise. To this day, archaeologists from around the world cannot agree on what exactly caused the collapse of Classic Maya society because there is not just one cause, but multiple causes all interconnected to each other that serve only as a hypothesis for the time being. Some of the most popular theories are civil war, overpopulation, climate change, disease and invasion....   [tags: Maya civilization, Mayan languages, Guatemala]

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Russia And The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

- The previous decade in Russia has seen great things for the national economy. Their GDP grew at an average annual rate of 7 percent. This economical growth afforded the country a ranking of 53, up from previous rankings of 72 (Vitaly Klintsov, 2009). GDP increase also saw the rise of wages and disposable income. Russia, along with most of the globe, is experiencing rough economical times. In the early part of 2009 the reported GDP loss is 10 percent (Vitaly Klintsov, 2009). This feeling is all too familiar to the nation that plummeted after the collapse of the Soviet Union....   [tags: International trade, World Trade Organization]

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The Collapse Of The Weimar Republic

- Some historians argue that if the 1920s German Government had been stronger, Adolf Hitler would never have risen to power. G Greenwood described the Nazis’ upsurge as “Any explanation of the collapse of the Weimar Republic is at least in part also an explanation of why the Nazi Party came into power; it is two facets of the same picture” – quote (1965. The Modern World. A history of our time. Angus + Robertson). The country’s years of prosperity from 1924-29 were based on foreign loans, so when the loans were called in and the Great Depression hit, many countries suffered but none to the extent that Germany did....   [tags: Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, Paul von Hindenburg]

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Colony Collapse Disorder of the Honeybee

- To most, the honeybee can be an annoying insect that has a powerful sting. Yet, the honeybee is so much more than just another insect. The honeybee is arguably the most vital component in the development of our food crops. With roughly 90 percent of our food crops dependent on the pollination of our honeybees, our food system, agricultural development, and diet rest on the work and well being of these buzzing insects. Unfortunately, since 2006 there has been a major decline in the population of honeybees, and has gotten progressively worse because of colony collapse disorder....   [tags: food, crops, pollination, diet]

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The Collapse Of The Great Depression

- In economics,a depression occurs when curves on all graphs such as prices, wages, employment,investment and international trade continuously head downwards. One of the worst economic depressions that stretched worldwide took place in the early 1930 's. While there is not one solitary cause for the occurrence of the Great Depression, there were a variety of factors that lead to the economic downfall. A few of these reasons were the stock market collapse, the mass production and under-consumption that took place,and the maldistribution of income....   [tags: Great Depression, Wall Street Crash of 1929]

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Colony Collapse Disorder ( Ccd )

- Across the country in the year 2006 beekeepers began reporting extremely massive disappearances of their bee colonies. There were no left behind bee bodies or adult bees found in the hives, only young bees, the Queen, and a small amount of honey. This is a phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and not only impacts bee colonies and beekeepers across the nation, but agriculture and consumers as well. According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s internal research agency the Agricultural Research Service, if bee losses continue throughout the country at high percentages “it could threaten the economic viability of the bee pollination industry....   [tags: Beekeeping, Pollination, Honey bee]

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The Collapse Of The Newspaper Industry

- Today, Newspapers have been outsourced by radio, television and the internet. With access to information available by the minute, Newspapers are finding it harder to be able to keep up to par. Newspapers have been a reliable source of information for hundreds of years now but have been losing competition to new media hubs such as news television programs, radio stations and social media websites like twitter and Instagram. All of these new forms of access differ in one way from newspapers, in that newspapers are posted daily where new media hubs can update to the minute granting that information quicker than a newspaper could....   [tags: Advertising, Newspaper, Mass media, Printing]

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The Seven Signs Of Ethical Collapse

- According to Jennings (2006), “All companies experience pressure to maintain solid performance” (p. 17). Marianne Jennings book, The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse: How to Spot Moral Meltdowns in Companies Before It’s Too Late, centers around seven warning signs or seven common traits pattern to ethical collapse in companies. In her book, Jennings identifies the seven common ethical signs of moral meltdowns in companies to be: (1) pressure to maintain those numbers; (2) fear and silence; (3) young ’uns and a bigger-than-life CEO; (4) weak board of directors; (5) conflicts of interest overlooked or unaddressed; (6) innovation like no other company; and (7) goodness in some areas atones for e...   [tags: Enron, Enron scandal, Business ethics, Finance]

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South Sudan: On the Brink of Collapse

- ... Peace did not last. North Sudan again asserted itself and called for Islamic Shariah law to be enforced. This coincided with the discovery of oil in South Sudan in the late 1970s (Sarwar 172). Civil war again erupted and the rebel group Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) was formed to take on the North. After continued battles, the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of 2005 created a political path for the south to determine their future independence (Zambakari 516). In January 2011, as part of the CPA, there was a call for a referendum to determine if the south would remain part of Sudan or become an independent country....   [tags: socioeconomic and political analysis]

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The Financial Collapse Of 2007 / 2008

- The financial collapse of 2007/2008 was due to the significance of sub-prime mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. A sub-prime mortgage is a mortgage given to individuals who are refused prime mortgages. Whilst mortgage-backed securities is when banks securitise mortgages by pooling them together and then selling them to investors. Investors then receive monthly interest and principal payments, whilst banks receive a fee for the sale. In 2007/2008 those who had sub-prime mortgages were failing to keep up with principal payments, which was exacerbated by rising interest rates....   [tags: Supply and demand, Consumer theory, Marginal cost]

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The Problem Of The Housing Market Collapse

- Introduction Starting as early as 1600’s economies were held up on a metaphorical bubble that would eventually lead to a temporary downfall of an economy. The most recent one that we can all relate to is the housing market collapse which started in 2007 and to this day we are still seeing the lasting repercussions of. The housing market bubble burst was caused by a lot of greed, and a vast amount of subprime mortgage loans being given out to anyone that could sign their name with zero background check or information....   [tags: Subprime mortgage crisis, Mortgage loan]

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The Failure Of The Collapse Of Manufacturing

- Detroit, Michigan the epicenter of American decline or a City making a comeback Through my observations of the current presidential election, one topic has stood out to me the most, the Government 's role in the collapse of manufacturing in our country. As one of the hot topics of our current, making the right choice for president has never been more important. The outcome of this particular presidential election will determine which direction our country goes in when trading goods and services with other countries....   [tags: United States]

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Collapse of the Confederacy from 1864-65

- HIST 4055 (Final Essay/Question 2) 25 June 2010 Collapse of the Confederacy from 1864-65 The collapse of the Confederacy in 1865 was due to a variety of reasons. These issues by and large involved the military along with a dire political and economic situation. The transfer of General Ulysses S. Grant, from the West, with his “aggressive” new war strategy, in addition to, Union General William T. Sherman’s "March to the Sea," and eventual capture of Atlanta, Georgia in the East, allowed the Northern military to strengthen the grip of their Anaconda Plan....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

- In the 1980’s, markets were deregulated. The shift from government regulations of the market and economy transitioned back into free markets and capitalism. World governments once modelled themselves after the Soviet Union’s example. Their economy was regulated by the government; an economic idea created my an English economist, John Maynard Keynes. However, under the façade of economic prosperity, there was agony and despair. British Intelligence recruited a double agent in Russia to report on what the economy was really like....   [tags: Capitalism, Free market, Market economy]

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Colony Collapse Disorder ( Ccd )

- It was erroneously believed for decades that the bee is a creature without enemies or threats to its survival, but this myth was proven incorrect when a number of factors seriously afflicted bee populations and their numbers began to drop off. Many of the threats to the honeybee originate from humans, having created toxic environments and dangerous elements that impact the honeybee in ways that were never before imagined. Some threats have causes that remain a mystery, so preventing them is difficult at this point....   [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Honey]

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The Collapse Of The Common Good

- Chapter 2 The Collapse of the Common Good This chapter is about the the collapse of the school system across the board in America and how its have an effect on everything else in the world. The school systems essentially are horrible compared to the rest of the world, the arts and being taken out the school system. Kids are not being taught to think for themselves and solve problems in the traditional sense. They are being taught have to answer a standard question by spitting out the same copy and past answer no matter what....   [tags: High school, Public school, Teacher]

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The Collapse Of Communism And Communism

- The collapse of Communism, and the resulting attempts to institute Western-style democracy and markets, brought immense uncertainty to the former Soviet bloc (and non-aligned Yugoslavia). Though the end of communism was welcomed by the vast majority of people, the question of what comes next, and how what has come next is any better, has vexed the former communist countries of Eastern Europe. Each country has adapted to the transition with varying degrees of success. Slavenka Drakulic explores this transition, and the difficulties that have come with it, in A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism....   [tags: Communism, Communist state, Soviet Union, Marxism]

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The Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse

- The article “Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse” brought attention a famous case of failed structural design and engineering, analyzed the history of the building’s design and construction, and considered what is to blame for the accident that occurred. The Incident During a party in the lobby of a Hyatt Regency Hotel located in Kansas City, Missouri, the night of July 17th 1981, two suspended walkways collapsed after the connections holding them up to the ceiling failed. The box beams separated from the ceiling rods because the beams that rested on the supporting rods nuts and washers were malformed and could not hold the additional weight of the party-goers....   [tags: failed structural design and engineering ]

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The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

- In a time where the US arose as the sole remaining superpower of the Cold War, it could be easy to think of the Soviet Union as all but ceasing to exist. With the breakup of the Warsaw Pact, the dissolution of the Union itself, and a collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe, the great threat to the West had vanished. However, the regions which occupied the old USSR still existed, and the people still remembered their past glory. Leading the charge of this remembrance was Russia, the de-jure and de-facto successor to the USSR ....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin]

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The Collapse of the Ottoman Empire

- Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, The Arab-Israeli conflict began in earnest. As the years went on and the conflict escalated it gradually shifted from a large scale Arab–Israeli issue to the more personal Israeli–Palestinian conflict. The issue that divided both parties is primarily a territorial concern based on secular belief. Zionists belief that God had made a covenant with the Jewish people to return them to the Land of Canaan or the Biblical Promise land (Christian Zionists share sympathize with the Jews, based on common backgrounds)....   [tags: History, The Zionists, Jewish People]

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The Collapse of the Egyptian Regime

- Three months ago, no one in the world could have expected the collapse of the Egyptian regime as a result of a popular revolution. The Egyptians revolted against the iron-fisted hand of the Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, over three main authorities in Egypt, which are the legislative authority, the executive authority, and the judicial authority. Revolutionaries also called for overthrow the Egyptian regime in order to achieve all their aspirations for a better life in Egypt, and this appeared clearly from their daily chant for eighteen continuous days, which was “the people want to bring down the regime.” They realized most of their aims through overthrowing Hosni Mubarak the last Egyp...   [tags: Politics, Hosni Mubarak, Revolution]

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The Collapse of the Madoff Pyramid

- ... Somewhere in his life, he decided that the millions he was making was not enough, and began to pull off the fraud of the century. In business, stakeholders are those who are affected by an organization, member, or system. In the case of Madoff, there were two types of victims, the net losers and the net winners. Net losers are those who put in more money initially than they ended up receiving. Net winners are those who recouped their original investment plus profits (Ferrell, Fraedrich, Ferrell 2012)....   [tags: Ponzi schemes, frauds]

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The Collapse Of The Berlin Wall

- The collapse of the Berlin wall led to the decline of communism in Europe, and by 1990 anti-communist strength grew in Latin America signaling the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a new, neoliberal period. The neoliberal period in Latin America is marked by the rise of democracy accompanied by free-market capitalism, globalization, and a resulting increase in social inequality. In 1996, peace agreements between the Guatemalan army and the URNG ended decades of armed conflict within a country dominated by bloodshed and militarization and offered promises of national unity, harmony, and solidarity....   [tags: United States, Cold War]

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The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

- This essay attempts to find an answer to the debate if there is an international order and how it’s maintained. In order to answer it, this essay will outline several perspectives, including the advantages and disadvantages, and my personal opinion as a conclusion. In the last several decades there was a number of significant military, political and economic events, which some argue had a great impact on the international relations. One of such events is the collapse of the Soviet Union. Many politicians and historians have attempted to find the correlation between these events and international order....   [tags: United States, Superpower, International relations]

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The Collapse Of The Great Depression

- In 1920’s, Canada faced the prosperity and post-war problems of World War I. However, due to the over-reliance on the United States, with the addition of the collapse of the stock market of national industrial issues, Canada was dragged into the Great Depression. At first, both Prime Ministers felt the government needed to take a step back and let the Depression balance itself out; however, as time went on, both men realized the federal government must step in to end the national crisis. King focused on the economic issues, and on the other hand, Bennett worked on human relief....   [tags: Great Depression, Unemployment]

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The Collapse Of British Imperial Power

- The British Empire was the most diverse and expansive empire that the world has ever seen. During the height of British Imperialism it was often remarked that ‘the sun never sets on the British Empire’. This quip was, in fact, true. At the zenith of its power, the British Empire ruled more than twenty-five percent of the Earth’s land area and held more than 450,000,000 people in subjection. However, the rise of nationalism and the economic woes wrought by the second World War began the dissolution of the great empire....   [tags: British Empire, United Kingdom, World War II]

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The Collapse Of The Soviet Union

- The collapse of the U.S.S.R signaled the end of an era. The effects of the dissolution were felt all over the world, causing many international relationships to be completely re-evaluated (“Fall of the Soviet Union”, The Cold War Museum). Although the severe shift in the global political situation shocked many, the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union was felt most strongly in the countries which had been a part of it. The dissolution meant what had been one solidified nation was once again fifteen separate entities who must work to rebuild themselves in a new world....   [tags: Soviet Union, Russia, European Union, Cold War]

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The Tragic Collapse Of King Lear

- The tragic collapse of King Lear was initiated within the first act, where he demonstrated a lack of insight into who his daughters genuinely were. To start, Lear decided that it was time for him to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, and the criteria he used was who every flattered him the most with kind and lovely words, would obtain the greatest share. This idea that whoever showed the most affection for him under this rationale would prove who loves him the most, and therefore would they would receive a great share of the kingdom, was his tragic mistake....   [tags: King Lear, Love, Tragedy, Edmund]

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Political Collapse And The Vietnam War

- It is interesting to see how two leaders from different but united countries tried to improve and in their ways attempt to navigate through financial collapse and the Vietnam War and how different their outcomes were. Both leaders made progress with reforms and programs concerning health care and education, but only one of them would make an impact on the racial issues. Both leaders dealt with crises, both opting to step down or by vote lost their seat. To see their style of leadership shows us that leaders truly have to be carefully selected and then elected....   [tags: Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon]

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The Collapse Of The Housing Crisis

- The collapse of the housing market and subsequent rash of foreclosures that resulted in the United States illustrates the importance of the lending market and the laws that define it. The Uniform Commercial Code, Federal and State laws and common law are all elements that define the legal relationship between those that lend money and those that borrow it. Understanding of these laws, however, is only one component of the system. When someone who has borrowed money to buy a home is unable to repay it, there are alternatives that exist to prevent the forcible removal of that person and sale of the property....   [tags: Debt, Loan, Foreclosure, JPMorgan Chase]

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The Collapse Of The Roaring Twenties

- The 1920’s also known as “The Roaring Twenties”, was a momentous time for America. People bought luxurious items that they did not have the money for; therefore placing it on credit. Buying stocks on margin, “borrowed money”, is how people invested in the stock market hoping to break the bank. The “magnificence” of this era was short lived. The effects of buying on credit and margin would soon jeopardize and manifest the lives of essentially every American. On October 29th, 1929 soon named Black Tuesday was the day the stock market crashed....   [tags: Wall Street Crash of 1929, Great Depression]

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The Collapse Of Western Civilization

- The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View From the Future is a “future historian”/ science fiction book set in the early twenty-second century in a fictional region located near present day China. This third person narration recounts both real and fictional events that, in the novel, lead to the Great Collapse and Mass Migration that occurred in 2073-2093. The narrator recollects events from “the Period of the Penumbra” (1988-2093) in which current generations failed to recognize the effect humans had on the environment, therefore causing irreversible damage to the earth....   [tags: Fossil fuel, Global warming, Climate change]

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The Collapse Of European Imperialism

- Social Studies are my intended content I plan to teach upon graduation. Over the years I have grew a love for US History but Global History is far more captivating especially because I am learning about countries other than the one I live in. After carefully reading the New York State Content Social Studies Framework I have decided to span on a unit focused on the 20th century since 1945 on a global perspective. There are many themes to this topic but I will focus on the Collapse of European imperialism....   [tags: Colonialism, Africa, 20th century, Nelson Mandela]

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Collapse of Bronze Age Greece

- The Bronze Age in Greece was a period of time in which their civilization flourished. They were a main power at the time and seemed to have everything they wanted in the palm of their hands. Many other civilizations have a period of time also known as the Bronze Age, however, the bronze age of Greece is widely known to be the most prolific and dominant in history. The Greece Bronze Age is estimated to have lasted from between 8th to 6th century BC to about 146BC. Nobody knows for sure the exact time period in which it began and ended....   [tags: Ancient Greece Essays]

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The Collapse Of Han Dynasty

- Most often, all in life eventually comes to an end, which additionally brings the Han Dynasty and Roman Empire to mind, who have also collapsed and came to an end. The Han Dynasty was one of China’s largest dynasties, while the Roman Empire was the most expansive political and social structure in their civilization. Both Roman Empire and Han Dynasty have fallen but several pundits believe that the United States may be in the same crisis like the others who have went through a state of decline. The collapse of the Han Dynasty made a huge impact in history....   [tags: Roman Empire, Western Roman Empire, Roman Emperor]

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Colony Collapse Disorder and Pesticides

- Colony Collapse Disorder and Pesticides From around the year 2006, many bee farmers in the U.S.A and some parts of Europe started reporting sharp declines in their bee stocks. The reason for this declining numbers was not known and therefore scientists named it colony collapse disorder (CCD). Colony collapse disorder (CCD) is a not a very old phenomena and it became popular when large number of bee colonies started disappearing. The disappearing was mysterious since no dead bees were found in or around the beehives after a colony’s number was reported to have gone down or vanished....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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The Truth About Enron's Collapse

- Introduction Approximately 10 years ago, the truth emerged about Enron, one of the largest and seemingly most successful energy companies in the world until it collapsed and declared bankruptcy. What happened at Enron was due primarily to the ethical climate in business at the time; however, accounting frauds such as Enron are not new. This paper will examine the charismatic leadership from a well-educated man who received both his bachelor and master degree in economic from the University of Missouri and earned a Ph.D....   [tags: fraud, accounting, ethics]

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The Collapse Of Lehman Brothers

- “The collapse of Lehman Brothers, a sprawling global bank, in September 2008 almost brought down the world’s financial system. It took huge taxpayer-financed bailouts to shore up the industry.” ("The Economist," 2013, para. 1) The credit crunch that soon followed along with the bad mortgages that were written was one of the main culprits in the nearly historic depression. Had the Fed not stepped in, along with government assistance, we would have surely faced a depression. The Fed has used alternative methods to shore up the economy and the Legislative and Executive branches of the government used their powers to help ease the burden of the slowing economy....   [tags: Subprime mortgage crisis, Mortgage]

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Collapse Of The Weimar Republic

- Collapse of the Weimar Republic and the rise of the NAZI’s The rise of Adolf Hitler’s Nationalist Socialist party, more commonly knows as the NAZI party, came about swiftly but not certainly. The rise and success of the Nazi party was not only due to their leader/dictator, Adolf Hitler’s inspiring and powerful charisma and the strategic methods which he undertook to gain the support of the people, but the substantial number of external factors that had a considerable influence on the Nazi parties rise to power....   [tags: Paul von Hindenburg, Adolf Hitler, Weimar Republic]

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Collapse of the French Monarchy

- Why did the French Monarchy collapse in 1792. In order to begin to answer this question it is necessary to first return to the Estates General of 1789. Although the body had not been convened since 1641, over 150 years prior, Louis XVI was not prepared to allow for any significant change in procedure; in November of 1788, the king had granted double representation for the Third Estate but also upheld voting by orders. Under such a system, the first and second estates had the happy fortune to be always in the majority, as most of the upper echelons of the Catholic Church were made up of nobles....   [tags: Estates General, Louis XVI]

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The Rana Plaza Building Collapse

- The collapsing of the Rana Plaza building in the Dhaka suburb of Savar, is a tragic incident that occurred on April 24, 2013 (Prashad 2013). The Rana Plaza building was the establishment that had workers who were the commodity of the production of garments that are sold to the Western market. A couple days post-collapse, it was reported that the death toll was well into the triple-digits. This paper will draw on the details of pre- and post- Rana Plaza's collapsing while connecting it to Marx and Engels' ideologies in response to the four questions and/or issues....   [tags: Before, After, Marxist Ideologies]

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The Collapse Of Ming Dynasty

- The collapse of Ming Dynasty in 1644 marked the beginning of the last imperial dynasty of China - Qing. Qianlong, the son of Yongzheng Emperor and the grandson of the Kangxi emperor, was one of the most successful rulers not only under Qing, but also in entire history of China. Under his ruling, China was once the largest and richest country in the world. Qianlong’s success extended well beyond economics and politics. Through commissioning, acquiring (including confiscating), and receiving tributes, Qianlong expanded the Chinese imperial collection to an unprecedented scale....   [tags: Qing Dynasty, Manchu, Kangxi Emperor]

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The Collapse Of Western Imperialism

- The collapse of Western Imperialism proved that any race isn’t better than the other. It started a movement to show that everyone has a right to be treated equally no matter what they believed or where they come from. It led to the idea that if race is proven as superior to another, we have the knowledge to not repeat the same mistakes the past rulers have made. Culturally and socially, the time of western imperialism was a time for ethnic cleansing for the Jewish race. This idea of Hitler seeing them as an obstacle for the Aryan race to prosper led to a genocide of their people....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Jews, Aryan race]

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Chilean Copper Mine Collapse

- 30 Miners were trapped in a mine for more then 2 months. In this paper I will analyze the audience and try to select the appropriate communication for the families as well as the employees of the company. Knowing your Audience and Communication Release On August 5, 2010, a gold and copper mine caved in trapping more then 30 miners. The collapse happened about 2,300 feet below the surface. They were trapped down there for 17 days before anyone was able to find out if they were still alive. They drilled a hole down into the cave that the miners had been trapped in to see if in fact anyone had survived the collapse....   [tags: families, communication, company owner]

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Collapse by Jared Diamond

- In this work, Jared Diamond explained how civilizations or societies amongst the world developed faster than others during the same period of time. His main focus was the Europeans; they were the dominant society and were known for their advanced technology. The book starts off with the author, Jared who gives us a brief discussion about pre-history and life 13,000 years after the last Ice Age. As a biologist he studied the evolution of birds on the tropical island of New Guinean where he met a local politician named Yali....   [tags: ice age, civilization]

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Factors of Ethical Collapse

- Many successful businesses operated under a set of normative standards, expected behaviors and guidelines that are generally accepted by society (Jennings, 2009). That is, businesses operated under ethical principles that “consist of standards and norms for behaviors that are beyond laws and legal rights” (Jennings, 2009). These ethical principles are reflected in an organization application of trust, integrity, fairness and responsibility. Research groups have identified overarching ethical principles as the application of honesty, fairness, objectivity, and responsibility....   [tags: Standards of Success]

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The 2008 Economic Collapse

- After the great depression back in the 1930’s, America would think they would never run into an economic scare again, until 80 years later when the next big economic disaster would strike. The 2008 economic collapse would not only be triggered and felt by America, but the entire globe as well. You would think that the United States would have a fail-safe plan on defending off another economic crash, but they didn’t and had shown weakness. The 2008 economic collapse is usually refereed to as the global financial crises or the great recession....   [tags: damages, economic growth]

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Chilean Copper Mine Collapse

- Chilean Cooper Mind Collapse Latricia Ann Johnosn Ronald D. Baker BCOM 275 April 14, 2014 Chilean Cooper Mind Collapse Chilean Cooper Mind Collapsed August 5th 2010 in northern Chile. There were 33 miners trapped in a collapsed mine 2,300 feet below the ground level. They were told it would take four months before getting them out of the tunnel with out any hope of there being any survivors. Two weeks later after the initial collapse, the first successful bore whole was drilled to reached the survivors; all 33 of the miners were still alive....   [tags: incident announcement, families]

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Main Tasks Of The Rebuilding Of Collapse And Collapsed

- Introduction By definition, a failed state refers to a state where authority, structure, political order and law have fallen apart causing sovereignty gap in these states. In other words, it refers to a situation where the government has lost its legitimacy, the identity to act in the name of the people, the capability to produce public goods and control over the territory. These aspects have subsequently facilitated growth industries in human trafficking, drug trafficking and terrorism resulting to ethnic conflict, absolute poverty, genocide, disease and other catastrophic woes....   [tags: Law, Human rights, Democracy, State]

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Collapse in Maya Society

- At the end of the first millennium A.D., the lowland Maya empires disintegrated after 750 years of prominence (Handout 1). Warfare, the growing population, resource depletion, and climatic fluctuations contributed to the downfall of the Classical lowland empires (Schele and Freidel 321). 500 years later, the scattered Maya that remained would again face a crisis as the Spanish conquistadores invaded Yucatan, conquered, and began to rule. Though the Spanish conquest of the Maya brought a new religion and diseases that decimated the population, the collapse of Classical Maya civilization was the greatest crisis in Maya history....   [tags: Maya History ]

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COllapse by Jared Diamond

- Although Greenland and Australia are thousands of miles apart and very different in geography, they also have many similarities. In his book “Collapse”, Jared Diamond shows that both countries have the five factors that can contribute to a society’s collapse. Greenland’s Norse society already collapsed a long time ago, while Australia is still a First World country going strong. If some things there don’t change, the country’s living standard will go down and there could be major problems. The first factor in Diamond’s five-point framework is environmental damage....   [tags: Greenland, Australia, Comparisons, Norse]

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Collapse, By Jared Diamond

- Collapse, written by Jared Diamond, poses his opinion on how human endeavors has impacted climate change throughout history. Diamond uses the Maori, located in humid New Zealand and the Europeans, to illustrate the influences of globalization. Before the Europeans arrived, the Maori rarely engaged in wars, due to the modesty of agriculture productivity and their staple crop of sweet potatoes. The Maori couldn’t grow enough sweet potatoes to feed distant marches or an army. Around 1815, however, the Europeans introduced potatoes, increasing Maori crop production....   [tags: Black Death, Bubonic plague, Greenland]

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The Collapse of the Autocracy

- The Collapse of the Autocracy The collapse of the autocracy in February 1917 signified the end product of the interaction of multiple factors relating to both domestic and foreign issues. The traditional historiographical view of a rapid insurrection catching the autocracy by surprise is increasingly called into question - Hasegawa sees the abdication of Nicholas II as the product of disillusionment with the war being translated into popular protest[1]....   [tags: Papers]

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The Collapse of the Tsardom

- The Collapse of the Tsardom The February Revolution of 1917 had essentially resulted in the collapse of the Tsardom. For centuries autocratic and repressive tsarist regimes ruled the country and a majority of the population lived under strenuous economic and social conditions. Russia’s unsuccessful involvement in the First World War resulted in growing discontent amongst the Russian population, and eventually the fall of the Tsarist government. The Provisional government had replaced the Tsar but proved to be no more capable of successfully leading Russia than he had....   [tags: Papers]

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The Collapse of the Concordé

- The Collapse of the Concordé October 24,last departure of the Concordé and farewell to the supersonic airplane, the engineering triumph that was ahead of its time. This powerful machine made its last journey from New York to London. For many people it was a dream that came true and is now dying but still a lot of them will be waving their hands at Heathrow to pay the last tribute to this miraculous aircraft. Are we going backwards and not making any progress. This question makes me think of development and failure of technology....   [tags: Papers]

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