Geology Lecture 1

Geology Lecture 1 - Geology Lecture 1 Virginia Tech's water...

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Geology Lecture 1 Virginia Tech’s water comes from the New River. Christiansburg’s waste is treated and dumped into the New River. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed for the protection of human health then the environment. Biggest threat to environmental and human health in Guiana is gold mining. It leaves stagnant lakes that are breeding grounds for mosquitoes Old gold mines in the Dominican Republic have devastated the water sheds across the country. The price of petroleum has greatly increased in price because developing nations including China and India require more fuel. Geology Lecture 2 Parachuting cats onto Borneo was popular in the late 1960’s to prevent malaria. DDT was also used to stop malaria. The effects of DDT were devastating to the environment. The roaches accumulated the poison and passed it on to the lizards and cats (Bioaccumulation). New cats were parachuted in to control the rat problem but caterpillars began to destroy housing since there was a lack of lizards. Renewable VS Non-Renewable
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