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Unformatted text preview: Week #10 Millennium Development Goals are global action goals set by the UN, with the target date of achieving them by 2015. They include 1) End poverty and hunger 2) Universal education 3) Gender equality 4) Child Health 5) Maternal Health 6) Combat AIDS/HIV 7) Environmental Sustainability 8) Global partnership The California SeaPlex Project is a project conducted by Scripps Institute of Oceanography to explore the North Pacific Ocean Gyre and how it is in danger from accumulated plastic trash as a result of human activity. The accumulated plastic threatens the rich ecosystem of the area. SEAPLEX is an ancronym that stands for (Scripps Environmental Accumulation of Plastic Expedition). The SeaPlex mission studies how much plastics are accumulating, how the plastics are distributed, and their effects on marine life. The Catholic Church and Abortion Issues The Catholic Church, in response to the Black Plague which wiped out a substantial portion of the population, banned contraception and abortions in order to restore...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course BILD 18 taught by Professor Saier during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.
- Spring '07