Sci275 5 stages - Sci/275 5 Stages Posted: Thu 03/11/2010...

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Sci/275 5 Stages Posted: Thu 03/11/2010 08:55 PM , by: Lyndy Boucher ( lyndyboucher@email.phoenix.edu ) The first step in addressing an environmental problem is scientific assessment. This is when scientists or researchers go about distinguishing if something is a threat to either people or the environment and through hypotheses and testing; they try to figure out what will happen to people or the environment because of this threat. The scientists and researchers also study this threat to find out if it is threat caused naturally or by human pollution. The second stage in addressing an environmental problem is risk analysis; this is the analysis of cause and effect of each plan of action that can be taken to rectify the potential threat. As in will a purposed plan of action to eradicate the threat actually cause further harm to people or the environment. As supposed to leaving the threat in place and doing nothing. The third stage in addressing an environmental problem is public education and involvement. When those living in that community are notified and all problems concerning the threat as well
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Sci275 5 stages - Sci/275 5 Stages Posted: Thu 03/11/2010...

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