Category Archives: Health

Water and its Effect on Humanity

Over the course of this term I have gained an appreciation for water that I have never had before. Every day people use water with out thinking about it. When brushing your teeth, washing your hands, cooking, watering the lawn, … Continue reading

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Good Practice: Check Your Story (Hydrofracking) With Another Source

Given that we just finished Gas Land, it is always a good idea to see how other sources report that story. What do you think of this Time Magazine (a mainstream media source) report? http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,876880045001_2062814,00.html http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/ By the way, if … Continue reading

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WAMC: Hydrofracking Raises New Yorkers’ Concerns (2011-04-11)

WAMC: Hydrofracking Raises New Yorkers’ Concerns (2011-04-11). Check out this news story about the Northeast Natural History Conference that focused on gas drilling and hydrofracking. One interesting quotation is that hydrofracking could be the “biggest environmental threat since the original … Continue reading

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Climate Change effects Third World Countries

For poor countries, climate change and water are directly related. Because the climate is changing, it is going to make the water crisis for third world countries much more difficult. “Extreme variability of precipitation is expected to place 2.8 billion … Continue reading

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Nuclear Water Leak in Yankee Power Plant (draft)

Water leaks at Yankee Nuclear Power Plant Nuclear power plants in general How do they work? What are the positives/negatives? What role does water play in their power generation? Yankee Power Plant Brief history Specifications Location Problems Water leaks Why … Continue reading

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Bacteria Kills More Than Bullets (draft)

Water Born Diseases 1. What is it? 2. How does it appear? a. What countries is it most common in? b. What about those countries makes the water problem? 3. How it affects people/communities a. Where the water is? b. … Continue reading

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Great Data in NGM April 2010 Issue

WATER a special issue of National Geographic, April 2010

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