In this essay we will be examining the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest accidental oil spill in US history. Now the well has finally been plugged and the leak stopped, the true extent of the damage can begin to be ascertained. We will be concentrating on the environmental affect, how will the Gulf of Mexico cope with having somewhere in the region of twenty million gallons of oil let loose in its beautiful turquoise waters? Will pumping millions upon millions of gallons of chemical...
The study in this report is mainly concerned with the waste management of residential area. The study is conduct with the purpose to find the effectiveness of waste management practices in the residential area. This study also studies how municipal council and resident manage the waste. The case study of this research is the residential area of Sibu Jaya. This study is conduct to find out on how they manage they waste in the residential area. Waste management touch on issues of sustainable...
There is an ongoing debate about the preservation of dams and if they have outlived their usefulness in the United States and if the cons now outweigh the pros. The history of dams can date back to about 2000 B.C. that were first introduced in history by the Egyptians and were first used to control flooding and to divert water flow to irrigate crops. Those in favor of dams feel that they have grown to become more sophisticated overtime and are useful in these various ways, for example, by...
There is relatively little academic literature concerning planning perspective of environmental management within ports .The literature review will first cover a comprehensive summary of the basic features of strategic port planning including the definition, with the emphasis on the importance of port environmental protection, planning and management. Thorough analysis of the environmental issues related to ports will be conducted to gain a more comprehensive understanding of port environmental...
Pesticides work in ways that most people don't notice or even think about on a daily basis. They provide immeasurable benefits to almost every walk of life. The contributions to society include protecting property, preventing disease, improving quality of life, and public health. Some of the most dangerous and deadly diseases in the history of mankind were transmitted by invasive pests The "Pesticide" includes insecticides (insect killers), herbicides (weed or plant killers),...
This report evaluates the possibilities of using alternative sources of energy which are renewable and environmental-friendly to meet the energy requirements of the Kooma Nation and the introduction of new technologies and knowledge to help for a better waste management plan, in order to keep the environment safe. The idealisation is evaluated by comparing the specifications of the EWB and the needs of the Kooma Community People that imposed limitations in the development of this project. The...
BPA has been found in the atmosphere of urban and rural areas, marine sites and even Polar Regions. After aerosol samples were extracted and analysed, scientists concluded that South Asia has the highest atmospheric levels of BPA, with Chennai, India, and Mumbia, India, and Beijing, China top the list. [13] Most of the BPA present in urban and rural regions owes to open burning of plastics in domestic wastes where emissions are not controlled. However, those BPA found in Arctic and Antarctica...
The goal of this project is to create chat server which provide cross-domain chat functionality. In this project I had created a website in which user can register and create rooms or can join existing rooms to chat with different people. The main feature of this chat server is that a logged in user can invite a person who is logged in some other domain and invited user can join real time chat session. As the project is part of the subject which is more focusing on network programming and...
Being a secondary alcohol, isopropyl alcohol can be oxidized to acetone, which is the corresponding ketone. This can be achieved using oxidizing agents such as chromic acid, or by dehydrogenation of isopropyl alcohol over a heated copper catalyst:(CH3)2CHOH ? (CH3)2CO + H2Isopropyl alcohol is often used as both solvent and hydride source in the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reduction and other transfer hydrogenation reactions; it is oxidized to acetone.Isopropyl alcohol may be converted to...
The current situation for energy use in Brazil demonstrates a wide and varied approach, dissimilar to that of other BRIC countries. It is the world's tenth-largest energy consumer and the largest user on the South American continent.[1]The main uses of energy include electricity production, transport and industrial purposes. The energy use, when split up into each sector shows that approximately 47% was utilised by industrial users, 22% for residential use and 17% for commercial use.[2]This...