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    Ecotourism, Tourism, and Development in Mexico “The issue of growth in the travel industry - how much, how fast, what kind - is crucial to the future of communities, local lifestyles and cultures, and the natural environment. There are a variety of instabilities and inequities associated with the expansion of tourism. If the social costs of infinite growth (human consequences of ecological pollution, centralized concentration of power, inequitable income distribution) are as high as they appear

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    The Problem of Domestic Violence

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    When I was exiting Yellowstone National Park, the park ranger at the post asked me what I was doing in Jackson Hole. I explained to him that I was there for the Annual Domestic Violence Conference and he said to me “We have that problem here?” I told him, “That problem is everywhere and actually one in three women will face abuse in one way or another in their lifetime.” I had just learned all of this information from attending this event. I started my role as a Victim Advocate only four days

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    Alternative Energy Resources

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    The energy that is used today comes from fossil fuels, which is a nonrenewable limited resource that will eventually be used up. Alternative energy sources such as solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and wind energies can be used, to conserve the planets limited natural resources. Alternative energy is the use of another energy without the burning of fossil fuels and break up on atoms. Solar energy can be used to operate cars and provide electricity for homes and businesses. Hydroelectric energy can

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    Overview of Endangered Species

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    accessed 17 March 2014, . Students, n.d. Tigers, Edu, accessed 17 March 2014, . Bove, J n.d. Why does it Matter if Species go Extinct?, About.Com, accessed 18 March 2014, . Endangered Species, n.d. N.d., accessed 18 March 2014, . Byrd, D 2011 Yellowstone benefitting from return of wolves, EarthSky, accessed 18 March 2014, .

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    Hilary Kornblith writes in his book Knowledge and its Place in Nature in chapter three about animal behavior and its relations with knowledge. He refers to the animal behavior and how animals experience its surroundings as almost knowledge. He also states in his conclusion, “ I have argued that cognitive ethologists are committed not only attributing beliefs to animals, but to talk of animal knowledge as well. Knowledge is a robust category in the ethology literature; it is more than belief, and

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    Thirteen years ago, wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park. Of two potential locations considered (Snowflake Springs and Butte Rock) they were placed in the low-risk prey Butte Rock for the purpose of encouraging the wolves to spread out and create packs. Before and during the reintroduction project, Oregon State University researchers measured the rate of willow growth along 2.6 miles of the Gallatin River, which ran through Butte Rock and Snowflake Springs. During their study from

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    Natural Disaster Essay

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    Natural Disasters play a huge role in not only our everyday lives, but they play a role in the economy as well. Every single person has had their own experience with a natural disaster. Perhaps one of the more common ones such as fires, tornadoes, floods, and blizzards. Maybe you have even experienced an earthquake, volcanic eruption, or a tsunami before. These natural disasters take a huge toll on our economy, with all the damages these can cause, prices can jump higher than you can believe. Prices

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    The Importance of Fire in Ecosystems Fire is an important part of many ecosystems, affecting wildlife populations in various ways, such as by changing habitat, affecting food supply or quality, or by altering interactions of species. Fire suppression has allowed forested areas to achieve a climax state, which provides less forage for wildlife. While terrestrial wildlife is benefited by fire, large fires through the increase in sediment flow negatively impact aquatic ecosystems. Fire is essential

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    Photographers of the Old West

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    Photographers of the Old West In a society that is focused on visual stimuli, it isn't uncommon to see a person taking a picture with a camera or making a "movie" with their camcorder. But, in the 1840s and 1850s, life just wasn't like that. If someone said they could make a picture of a mining town or of the route to the West without a pencil or paint people would have laughed at them. Laughing would have been appropriate because photography didn't come into being until 1839. James Horan reveals

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    paper ... ...e Polluter Pays Principle and Environmental Liability in South Africa. Mini-dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Magister Legum in Imports and Exports. North-West University, South Africa. National Registry of Environmental professionals (NREP). https://www.nrep.org/history.php accessed on April 12, 2014. Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC). http://www.nrdc.org/reference/laws.asp accessed on April 12, 2014. Rabie, M. A. 1976. South African

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