HHE586: Module 2 Question 1
In your paper, give an example of an environment whose carrying capacity may already have been
exceeded. Explain what is happening there.
In ecological terms carrying capacity can be defined as the population, which can
Laws of Thermodynamics 1
World Hunger and the Laws of Thermodynamics
The laws of thermodynamics define physical quantities like temperature, energy, and
entropy. They characterize thermodynamic systems. The laws describe how these quantities
HHE586: Module 5 Question 2
In your paper, give examples of potentially hazardous foods. (Those most frequently
associated with outbreaks of bacterial food borne diseases.)
Despite the best preventative measures by agricultural producers and the U.S.
HHE586: Module 5 Question 3
In your paper, answer the following question: Are you in favor of meeting US energy
needs through increased reliance on nuclear power? Defend your answer.
While harnessing the power of the atom in the early 1940s the atomic age
HHE586: Module 4 Question 2
In your paper, discuss the following statement: As society strives to reduce its reliance
on chemical pesticides, describe some practical and effective integrated pest
management (IPM) approaches that you could pursue to contro
HHE586: Module 5 Question 1
In your paper, explain the rationale behind the federal governments approach to
regulatory containments in food.
In order to prevent accidental and/or unintentional contaminants from being
incorporated into foods by way of proc
HHE586: Module 4 Question 1
In your paper, discuss why the use of broad-spectrum pesticides, like DDT, may not be
the best approach for long-term pest control.
As indicated by Nadakavukaren, much like human antibiotic use, the
widespread use of broad-spec
HHE586: Module 3 Question 2
In your paper, answer the following question: What is emerging as a threat to the
survival of gorillas, chimpanzees, and other African wildlife species? Explain why the
problem is so much greater now than in the past.
HHE586: Module 3 Question 1
In your paper, answer the following question: What provisions of the Endangered Species Act had the
greatest impact on protecting ecosystems from human pressures?
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was enacted in 1973 to protect
HHE586: Module 3 Question 3
In your paper, discuss the following statement: In recent years the emphasis on cancer
prevention strategies has focused increasingly on changes in personal life style.
Keeping in mind the established factors associated with ca
HHE586: Module 1 Question 2
In your paper, state the Laws of Thermodynamics and discuss the relationships of these principles to
environmental problems such as world hunger, biomagnifications, global warming, etc.
Much of physics is based on the four laws
HHE586: Module 1 Question 1
In your paper, discuss some modern day examples of human modification of an ecosystem with which you
are familiar and cite some examples of the direct or indirect consequences such disruption has had on
biotic communities and/o
Human Modification of the Ecosystem
Dam Construction- Human Modification of the Ecosystem
Dams are constructed to change water flow patterns from their natural range of variation.
They are used to focus on the human activities that lead to either not en