2.2 Internationalization 2.3 Products and Services 2.4 Recognition and Awards 3. Ethical Sourcing 3.1 C.A.F.E. Practices 3.2 Coffee Purchasing 3.3 Farmer Support 3.4 Forest Carbon Programs 4. Green Store Design 4.1 Energy Conservation 4.2 Renewable Energy 4.3 Water Conservation 4.4 LEED® certification and Green Building 5. Recycling 5.1 Reusable Cups 5.2 Store Recycling 6. Corporate Social Responsibility 6.1 Community Initiatives 6.2 Youth Action Grants 7. 8. 9. Conclusion Appendix Bibliography
Create sustainability challenges
* Share the waste and recycling bill with the employees
* Sent employees an email with a link to the company’s latest sustainability report
* Put up sings in the kitchen and bathrooms highlighting water conservation activities
* Share the electricity bill with the employees
* Providing service to community to facilitate sustainable behaviour e.g. appropriate lighting management
* Poster the sustainability program
* Implement a quarterly recognition
reserve. Being that California is well below normal actions have to be taken to make sure each city has enough water to make sure it can survive.
Many cities have taken actions by themselves to conserve water. Las Virgenes, CA has taken mandatory conservation measures to make water last. These mandatory measures started in March of 2009 and are currently in place. People are not allowed to irrigate between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Irrigation cannot happen during rainy weather or one day after
species of birds found here are the brown booby, brown pelican, the magnificent frigate bird, laughing gull, and the red-footed bobby. More important, the Belize Barrier Reef system is a significant habitat for threatened species and species of conservation concern, such as manatees, marine turtles, American marine crocodile, and the red-footed booby. Amazingly three species of sea turtles the loggerhead, green, and hawksbill use several of the cayes and atolls for nesting. Also despite the manatee
are also a partner of this program encouraging schools to take part to educate children on environment.
Adding to above, Hong Kong Disney following all the other World Disney’s, is taking part in operating practices such as recycling, energy conservation, waste and water management. They have joined the Hong Kong International Theme Parks Limited (HKITPL) in doing this and had come up with aims as to have recycling bins, reduce use of tissue paper in lavatories and encouraging the use of hand
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Coral reefs have a great amount of biodiversity.
Marine conservation, also known as marine resources conservation, is the protection and preservation of ecosystems in oceans and seas. Marine conservation focuses on limiting human-caused damage to marine ecosystems, and on restoring damaged marine ecosystems. Marine conservation also focuses on preserving vulnerable marine species.
2 Coral reefs
an annual price on greenhouse gas emissions for their business units. Donated $1.47 million to support scientific field study, education and local community involvement in wildlife and wild places. Invested $5 million in reforestation and forest conservation projects around the world. Contributed more than $198 million to charitable organizations. Launched a global, enterprise-wide employee engagement survey to gather employee feedback (82 000 respondents). Established medium-term targets for improving
placed Atsinanana on the list of World Heritage in Danger sites it had been expected by the Malagasy authorities for some time and many found it to be a success for Madagascar and conservation for global biodiversity. Madagascar is known for being rich in biodiversity but has a poor society. This proved that conservation is vital for the society’s economic development.
The six national parks that Atsinanana makes up have strict management plans that have been put in place. These management
government sometimes try to help companies and people who are unemployed by placing rules.
Local Communities - External
Local communities are external stakeholders. They want local jobs and convenience. They also care about litter pollution, conservation and want better infrastructure. Local communities that surround the supermarkets are those who keep them going. However, they don’t keep control of what the supermarkets do, for instance, being eco friendly and letting customers litter everywhere
ecological sites and the heritage, is the core value of sustainable tourism. Although the government claimed that it has been keen on “promoting green tourism in Northeast New Territories and outlying islands having regard to the principles of nature conservation and sustainable development.” (GovHK, 2009), it is doubtful that, regarding its policy on green tourism, whether Hong Kong government has a clear and accurate vision for mass tourism that will incorporate the natural environment. Tourism should
Keywords: Navier stokes equations, Artificial Compressibility, FTCS scheme.
The Navier-Stokes equations describe the motion of fluid substances and are used to solve wide range of problems in Fluid Dynamics. These equations include conservations of mass, momentum and energy. In this documentation we present the solution of 2-d navier stokes equations in a flow driven lid cavity used as a model for subsonic bombers weapons bay. The weapons bay is a compartment on fighter aircrafts to carry
* Strahler A.: Introducing Physical Geography, 5th Edition, Wiley and Sons, 2011.
* “Volcanoes,” Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai, Accessed October 04,2012,
production numbers as well as in scene numbers. Although the latter is supposed to be spontaneous, all the musical numbers incorporate the typical Hollywood musical ploys. As Feuer points out in "The History of the Hollywood Musical: Innovation as Conservation", "Singin in the Rain demystifies silent movies, serious theater and early talkies while glorifying musical comedy." The characters perform perfected choreography while accompanied by either an orchestra full of strings for the romantic sequences
Since diversity is of great importance to the continued success of all natural biomes, conservation biodiversity is achieved through ex-situ and in-situ conservation. According to the website, Major Differences referenced below, ex-situ conservation is the conservation outside of an organism’s natural habitat; typically in an artificially created environment like a zoo, botanical garden or aquarium. Major Differences describes in-situ conservation as the conservation of genetic
change and oceanographic change and human-related threats such as disturbance with tourism, interaction with fisheries, research or interference. This report will investigate the effects that human activity has on the elephant seal and review the conservation status that will foster a safe and sustainable environment for the elephant seal.
This project was chosen because it is believed that Macquarie Island is not only a small but magnificent refuge, but is also one of Australia’s truly
electricity costs have increased from $.11/kilowatt hour to $.16/kilowatt hour. Although Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort was efficient in saving energy by implementing new policies and technologies, it became clear that the balance between energy conservation and managing a “high quality recreational” facility would be compromised. In response to this potential threat, a proposal was made to explore the feasibility of using wind as an alternate source of energy. The proposal included assessing the
Conservation of Biodiversity in Peruvian Amazonia through integrated action
Conservation of Biodiversity in Peruvian Amazonia through integrated action Conservación de Biodiversidad en la Amazonía peruana a través de acciones integradas Sanna-Kaisa Juvonen1*, Luis Campos Baca2, León Bendayan Acosta2, Ada Castillo Ordinola2, Lizardo Fachin Malaverri2, Darwin Gómez Ventocilla2, Risto Kalliola2, Kember Mejía Carhuanca2, José Luis Mena Alvarez2, Víctor Miyakawa Solís2, Fernando Rodríguez Achung2
40th parallel, under a law that preceded the Endangered Species Act of 1973. President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law in 1973. This landmark legislation is regarded as one of the most comprehensive and important wildlife conservation laws in the world today. Federal and state government agencies, along with private organizations, successfully wanted the public to be informed about the eagle's plight and to protect its habitat. On July 4, 1976, the US Fish and Wildlife Service
into detail about our perspective on land. He defines conservation as, “a state of harmony between men and land.” This is a broad definition and Leopold goes into detail about the different interpretations of it. In Leopold’s time, the idea of conservations simply was to, “obey the law, vote right, join some organizations, and practice what conservation is profitable on your land.” The last part, profit, is a key factor in many “conservation”-based issues. Economic self-interest is still a primary
enforcement and the remoteness of areas of elephant habitat, means that there are those that still kill elephants for profit. These poaching habits have led to a huge reduction of live elephants in the wild today.
Just how many are being slaughtered? Conservation groups say poachers are killing tens of thousands of elephants each year. According to a recent article in the New York Times, that’s more compared to the previous two decades (The New York Times; December 8, 2013). According to the International
are included in Gerhardt's Mathematical Writings. Leibniz came up with "a new theory of motion based on kinetic and potential energy." His Vis Viva which describes "a special case of the conservation of energy," was originally rejected in England and France because it was seen as a rival to the conservation of momentum which was discovered by Newton and Descartes. Leibniz proposed that the earth has a molten core. "He anticipated the distinction between conscious and unconscious states." He
Ocean Park, Hong Kong’s only homegrown theme park, was opened in 1977. It is the largest marine-based theme park in Asia, focusing on providing facilities for educational, recreational and conservation activities to the public. The park houses fourteen rides, an assortment of aquariums, a giant panda exhibit, observatories and educational laboratories. It is also the only Asian Park to be accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association.
Problem- Hong Kong Tourism
Wilson. K.R. (1997). Identifying gaps in conservation networks: of indicators and uncertainty in geographic-based analyses. Ecological Applications. 7:531–542.
Eeley, H.A.C. & Lawes, M.J. (1999) Large-scale patterns of species richness and species range size in anthropoid primates. Primate communities (ed. by J.G. Feagle, C. Janson & K.E. Reed). pp. 191– 219. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Erwin, T. L. (1991). An evolutionary basis for conservation strategies. Science. 253:750–752.
without voter approval. The tunnels are a part of a restoration idea called the "Bay Delta Conservation Plan" or the "(BDCP)". While the "BDCP" tells people that the projects are a “conservation measure,” the only actual benefits are "state and federal water contractors who consider their water supplies unreliable" and also the union who would employ the workers for this project. Basically, the habitat conservation and restoration part of the "BDCP" is not much more than a "overpriced9 project that will
Axia College of University of Phoenix
We all use energy each and every day. We use energy for entertainment, cooking, transportation, lighting, heating, cooling, manufacturing, as well as many other things. According to the Webster Dictionary (2009), energy is defined as just being active. If that is truly the case, then anytime we are doing anything we are being active and using up energy. Shouldn't we try to conserve more energy if that is the case? According
Meaning of Conservation
Conservation is the act of using and protecting resources properly. Catching animals, throwing garbage, and using and harnessing the different resources should all adhere to the proper way of conservation.
Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants, animals and other organisms. Domesticating wild plant and animal species for human benefit has occurred many times all over the planet, and has a major impact on the environment, both positive and negative. Wildlife can be
development of social-cultural, economical and environmental resources (Caber, 2012). The socio-cultural (people) component deals with appropriate working conditions for employees of the tourism sector, the involvement of community and stakeholders, a conservation of cultural identity and thereby the overall improvement of life (Caber, 2012). The economical (profit) component includes the interest for industrial growth, favourable businesses and job possibilities (Caber, 2012). The latter (planet) component
centralized government was established with many rules and laws all controlled under an elite individual.
Herman Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz (1821-1894) was German physicist who helped establish the law of the conservation of energy. In the BNW, conservation of energy was looked up upon. Even the phosphorus from dead bodies was collected to make use of.
John Broadus Watson (1878-1958) was an American psychologist who became the leader of a revolutionary movement called
waste, paper, glass
* Energy efficient Appliances
* Timers for Heating and Air conditioning
* Room keys for use of Lights
* Intercontinental Hotel program
* Regular cleaning and maintenance of heating, cooling, laundry and cooking Equipment for efficient pollution-free running
* Correct Disposal of oils and fats
* Anti Smoking legalisation( although evidence shown not being adhered to)
* Shower restrictors
this Law are the following:
Protection and conservation of the quality and natural balance of the environment.
Control of all forms of pollution and avoidance of any immediate or long-term harmful effects resulting from planning for economic, agricultural or industrial development or other programs aimed at improving life standards.
Co-ordination among the FEA, competent authorities and parties concerned with the protection of the environment and conservation and consolidation of environmental awareness
years. Their vision is “To be the world leader in providing excellent guest experiences in a theme park environment connecting people with nature”. Ocean Park has differentiated itself in the market through elements of entertainment, education and conservation. Apart from the bridge of the nature, its aim is to maintain a healthy financial status so as to lower the burden from Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club or other sources. My aims of this study is to find out how Ocean Park can be further improved their
affected much of South East Asia. International Volunteer Tourism often focuses on humanitarian and environmental projects with the intention of serving communities in need. Wearing (2001) suggested that these could include, but are not limited to, conservation projects, scientific research (wildlife, land and water), medical assistance, economic and social development (including agriculture, construction and education), and cultural restoration. Indeed, volunteers can find themselves participating in
1906 Congress pushed a bill that would give them the rights to declare national forests instead of the President. President Roosevelt signed the bill into law after designating several more forests as national forests. This began the movement of conservation. In 1916 the national park service was created by congress to manage and protect the national parks (Berg & Hagar, 2009). Ever since the first Earth Day in 1970, people have been more focused on the needs of the earth.
Humans are exposed
Research Topic 2 – 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Date: April 4, 2013
The Endangered Species Act of 1973 provides a program for the conservation of threatened and endangered plants and animals and the habitats in which they are found and deals with the perseveration of wildlife which is threatened with extinction. The U.S Fish and Wildlife services is the government agency entrusted with the enforcement of it provision.
Also ensure that actions they authorize
Green Building Technology:
Functions, Impacts, and Future Prospects
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2. Functions in Resource Conservation…………………………………...Pg.3
2.1 Background ……………………………………………………………..Pg.3
2.2 Heat Control……………………………………………………………..Pg.4
2.3 Emission Control………………………………………………………...Pg.5
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Land trusts, also known as conservancies, are not-for-profit organizations dedicated to protecting wildlife habitat and natural lands by acquiring ownership rights and transfer of development rights (conservation easements) either thru donation or purchase. This series of Term Projects follows a small land trust through the process of budgeting. Term Project I requires students to develop and analyze an annual line-item budget and translate that budget, and additional information, into a quarterly
country?s first oceanarium is set to open next month despite opposition from animal rights advocates.
Officials of the Manila Ocean Park (MOP) announced this yesterday as they signed a partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), a wildlife conservation group.
The WWF, in partnership with the MOP, said it believes the marine park has ?immense potential to create and further awareness for the country?s marine environment and the myriad issues assailing it.?
?Displaying three or four of a certain
cleaning process for water. Therefore, if we take that same water and bottle it, we will now have a receipt for disaster, and it is legal as there are very little laws regulating the bottled water industry.
Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation (MCWC) vs. Nestlé Waters North America
• Issue: Nestlé began its bottle water division, Ice Mountain, in December of 2000 in Sanctuary Springs, in Mecosta County, Michigan-The Great Lakes. They bought the ground water rights to Sanctuary Springs
environment. The question seems to remain, is hunting good for our environment or destructive.
ARCHIE, E. A., & CHIYO, P. I. (2012). Elephant behaviour and conservation: social relationships, the effects of poaching, and genetic tools for management. Molecular Ecology, 21(3), 765-778. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05237.x
Bakken, R. (2009, October 31). Spare no bucks: Just how much does it cost to partake
Behavioural adaptations can be as effective in arid environments as physiological adaptations as noted by King (2008) and Bradshaw (2008).
The behavioural mechanism of heat avoidance by marsupials using burrows and caves for shelter assists with water conservation by reducing the need for excessive evaporative cooling as discussed by Brown (1974).
Many small marsupials make burrows to shelter from extreme heat and adopt a nocturnal habit, which allows them to maintain a constant body temperature and reduce
and northern Viet Nam and even stretching north nearly to Beijing (http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/712).
The Polar Bear and global warming
Probably one of the most popular of the endangered species because it has been the focus lately for conservation is the polar bear. Polar bears rely mostly on the marine sea ice as a habitat for their survival so this means large scale changes in the environment will ultimately impact the population. The climate changes and great ice melting’s will because
‘negative environmental and social impacts’ (Forsyth, 1997, p. 272). The International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) definition of Ecotourism reinforces this: ‘Ecotourism is environmentally responsible travel and visitation to relatively undisturbed natural areas in order to enjoy and appreciate Nature (and any accompanying cultural features – both past and present) that promotes conservation, has low negative visitor impact, and provides for beneficially active socio-economic involvement
flows, although nominal cash flows would yield the same result. So, the real required return on the project is:
(1 + R) = (1 + r)(1 + h)
1.10 = (1 + r)(1.037)
r = .0608 or 6.08%
The conservation funds are expected to grow at a slower rate than inflation, so the real return for the conservation fund will be:
(1 + R) = (1 + r)(1 + h)
1.10 = (1 + r)(1.032)
r = .0659 or 6.59%
The company will thin the forest today regardless of the harvest schedule, so this first thinning is
is the soils natural tendency to resist erosion. So nature does its part to cause erosion but farmers can have a huge effect on erosion ("Soil erosion- causes," 1987).
Today it is estimated that about only 50% of U.S. farmers use effective soil conservation techniques. Farmers that are plowing and tilling their soil tear the soil apart and make it easier for rain water or winds to pick up the soil. Another bad practice is to not give the soil time to restore itself. Often farmers are planting on the
species to the humanized environment?
Reforming policies that often lead to declines biodiversity, addressing the needs of people who live adjacent to or in high-biodiversity or whose livelihood is derived from exploiting wild species, practicing conservation at the landscape level, and promoting more research on diversity. Problems emerging include pollution, exotic species, and overuse.
5. What is the Lacey Act, why was it needed, and how is it used to protect wild species?
The Lacey Act was the first
about. There is kinetic energy, potential energy, conservation of energy, velocity, acceleration, mass, force, and gravity. Energy gives you the ability to do work. Energy is everywhere in nature and in life, we use energy every day. There are many forms of energy; light, chemical, mechanical, heat, electric, automatic, and sound. All these forms of energy can be broken down either into kinetic energy or potential energy. The law of conservation of energy is that energy can neither be created nor
Running head: Theory Critique of Conservation Model
Theory Critique of Levine’s Conservation Model
February 24, 2013
Theory Critique of Levine’s Conservation Model
Myra Levine proposed a grand theory of energy conservation. Using the Chinn and Kramer Model for critique, this paper will describe the theory reviewing purpose, concepts, definitions, relationships, structure, assumptions, and rationale for selection. Then, the theory will
average friction force. SOLUTION : (a) At point A EA = mgh = (90 kg) 9.80 m/s2 (15 m) = 13230 J At point B, James Bond is at rest so, EB = 0 (b) Using conservation of energy: EA = EB ⇒ EA = EC ⇒ mgh = mg h 1 + mv 2 ⇒ 2 2 B ⇒ vB = vC = gh = 2gh = 9.80 m/s2 (15 m) = 12.1 m/s 2 9.80 m/s2 (15 m) = 17.1 m/s
1 2 mgh = mvC 2
(c) Using conservation of energy: EC + Wf
= ED ⇒
= ED − EC = -13230 J
where we used the fact that EC = EA . (d) Using the deﬁnition of work: Wf = f
Critique of a Nursing Theory
April 30, 2010
Critique of a Nursing Theory
This is a critique of Myra Estrin Levine’s conservation principles model. I will be discussing the meaning of the theory of the four principles; conservation of energy, conservation of structural integrity, conservation of personal integrity, and conservation of social integrity. I will be using the criterion-based model (C-BaC) as a focus of the positive aspects of the theory, as outlined by Johnson & Webber (Johnson