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    The Aral Sea Disaster

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    The Aral Sea Disaster Abstract The Aral Sea and the entire Aral Sea basin area have achieved worldwide notoriety due to the environmental disaster. The example of the Aral Sea disaster has sent a signal to the entire international community demonstrating how fast and irrevocable the environmental system can be ruined if there is no long-term thinking and planning in place. This paper gives a broad overview of the policies that have resulted in dying of the forth-largest inland body of water

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    its share of disasters through the years, but on July 6, 1988, disaster struck the North Sea in a fashion that had never been witnessed at any other time during the history of the industry. The legacy of the Occidental Piper Alpha, which sat 474 feet above the sea floor and was operated by Occidental Petroleum, had come to a tragic end taking 167 souls with it. The oil and gas platform was the most productive in the North Sea at the time it was destroyed by fire. It was the disaster of the Piper

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    The More Powerful Sea Disaster Story Some of the most intriguing stories of today are about people’s adventures at sea and the thrill and treachery of living through its perilous storms and disasters. Two very popular selections about the sea and its terrors are The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and “The Wreck of the Hesperus” by Henry Longfellow. Comparison between the two works determines that “The Wreck of the Hesperus” tells a more powerful sea-disaster story for several different reasons

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    Fishing Disaster

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    Fishing Disaster Background: The ocean around the rocky shores of Newfoundland were once so full of cod that explorer John Cabot marveled in 1497 that they virtually blocked his ship. In the centuries to follow, fish became the one of the only reasons anyone ever came to Newfoundland, or stayed. Cod was the center of life in the Canadian Maritimes from the beginning. Starting in the 1950's, Huge European trawlers began to travel across the Atlantic to fish the waters off Newfoundland.

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    life. Moreover ,Always the religions and the teaching from the creator urges people to Preservation of the environment from manmade disaster. In this case contradiction between choosing a great icon picture of the deserter or tiring to convince people to return to Christianity what will take the individuals to recognize their personal accountability for manmade disasters. In the editorial, “Why the Gulf Oil Spill Demands More than New Regulations,” published in The Christian Science Monitor the author

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    THE RESTORATION OF THE PHILIPPINES FOLLOWING TYPHOON HAIYAN IV. TOPIC BACKGROUND Since the beginning of time, the Philippines has been plagued with chronic natural disasters due to its geographical location. Not only does it lie within the Filipino, Australian, and Pacific tectonic plates, it is also located in the circum-Pacific seismic belt, causing the country to be consistently bombarded with typhoons and earthquakes . In an average year, 20 typhoons and almost 2,000 major and minor earthquakes

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    natural disasters. Some 82% of all lives lost and 85% of all those affected by disasters since 1997, live here. Factors such as climate change, urbanization and environmental degradation have incremented the rigor and rate of natural disasters from roughly 120 events annually in the 1980s to about 500 events today. This trend is withal causing widespread ravagement of billions of dollars worth of assets annually in some of the world’s most densely populated areas. Over the last 10 years, Disaster Risk

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    Triumph of Disaster in Death in Venice As Death in Venice begins, Gustav von Aschenbach, the distinguished author of Munich, goes for a stroll on a May afternoon. While waiting for the train back home, he spots a man ahead of him, a man by whom he is intrigued. Defiantly, even fiercely, the angular face of the man returns Aschenbach's gaze. Aschenbach quickly turns away from the stranger, who soon disappears. Whether it was the intriguing stranger or the warm temperature, he doesn't know; nevertheless

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    intervention and prevention practices, with a focus on disasters and suicide crisis intervention and prevention. Crisis interventions should be organized and well planned for them to be useful in crisis situations. As noted by Rosen, Greene, Young and Norris (2010) crisis counseling has become an important component of schools and community agencies to name a few, especially to the federal government, rendering assistance to communities recovering from disasters such as hurricanes and fires and other major

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    it to be identified. A good example of this is the BP oil disaster in the Gulf. Obviously the problem was there for quite some time, but until the explosion, no one knew it existed. Once the problem is identified, then plans must be set in place to confront it intensely. All problems or issues can be resolved using the same steps, although the intensity or level of the problem may not be as severe. In finding a solution, the BP oil disaster was finally resolved; after many weeks of intense meetings

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