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  • Research Assignment on Invasive Species: Asian Long-Horned Beetles

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    The Asian long-horned beetle is an insect that first originated in China, Korea, and Japan(5) It is widely known for attacking many types of trees and destroying trees in rural, urban and suburban communities(³). We didn't want this beetle to invade North America, but through transportation(¹), this beetle found its way here and started to feed on our natural hardwood trees(4). If the Asian long-horned beetle is not stopped, we won't see any fall colours on the leaves of trees(²). Luckily though

  • Canadian Waste in Michigan

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    Canadian Waste in Michigan In 1986, a waste treaty between Canada and the U.S. was signed by American lawmakers concerning the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste.  Under the terms of this treaty, the EPA is to receive notification of these shipments, and then would have 30 days to consent or object to the shipment. Since 1986 Canada has shipped its garbage to Michigan to be dumped into landfills and the provisions of this treaty have never been enforced.  But now is the time for them

  • Ecosystem Instability: The Incumbent Problems and Possible Solutions

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    Internet, Sept. 15, 1998, available 3. Minnesota Sea Grant - "Exotic Species", Online, Internet, 1998, University of Minnesota, available 4. Milius, Susan, "Son of Long-Horned Beetles", Science News, June 12, 1999, vol. 155 24, pg 380-382 5. Molt, Chris, "The Coyotes of Lamar Valley", Online, Internet, Jan 31, 1998, available 6. Wright, Richard T., Biology Through the Eyes

  • Desertificiation in China

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    Historically the Chinese has had an established a balance between man and nature. However, the twentieth century has seen a reversal in this relationship. China has adopted many damaging and exploitative practices, especially after the establishment of the communist People Republic of China (PRC) (Jiang, 2007). Years of ecological abuse have left China in an environmental crisis. Land degradation, specifically desertification, is one of the most pressing and important ecological issues. In 1978