Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), the crowned jewel of the nation’s 544 refuges is in danger of destruction (Lamar and Markey 12). ANWR has been in existence since 1960 and has slowly become one of the most controversial topics to hit Congress. ANWR is composed of 19 million acres on the northeast coast of Alaska. Although the government has been provided with this immense land they are fighting to gain more land. Why? ANWR is the second biggest oil field that is owned by the U.S.
each console, a major piece of hardware designed and produced solely for gaming, having several different gaming genres to choose from, it 's no wonder the industry has had such a big boom (Trang). The problem is that too much time spent with video games can be damaging. Children are one of the primary sources of funding for the gaming industry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children spend no more than fourteen hours per week in front of any type of electronic screen, yet
do not cause violent behaviors, they’re a major industry, and not all gamers are children. It would appear to be only logical that violent video games cause violence. This has been refuted by multiple studies. According to the American Medical Association, “If video games do increase violent tendencies outside the laboratory, the explosion of gaming over the past decade from $3.2 billion in sales in 1995 to $7 billion in 2003, according to industry figures, would suggest a parallel trend in youth
the Buffalo Coal company would have been different. In West Virginia, there has been several cases that involved citizens that live beneath the poverty line. The cases are, the Benwood Mine Disaster, the Bartley West Virginia Mine Disaster, the Farmington Mine Disaster, and the Buffalo Creek Disaster. Like in the case of the Buffalo Creek Disaster, the victims of these disasters received unfair treatment from the law and most, are still fighting to get the compensation they deserve.
feel that they deserve more than the current national minimum wage of $7.25. The campaign to raise the national minimum wage to $15 is an unreachable idea. Why is it unreachable? Jason Leavitt explains in the article “In Defense of the Fast Food Industry” that “[the] real reason wages can’t go up is because they can’t.” The reason wages cannot rise that high is simple when you look at it from a business perspective. Chris Luth is a franchisee who owns six Subway restaurants in Salem, Oregon.
Eating Disorders a Global Health Issue Denise Gilbert Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Abstract There is a global health crisis affecting many people around the world. Eating Disorders is a mental health condition often misunderstood by people that do not have the condition. It can trigger vomiting, bingeing, depression, and health issues. Eating disorders are illnesses that cause serious disturbances to the everyday diet. They can affect men, women and children of all ages
Today there are many definitions of Genetic Engineering, such as “Genetic Engineering is a laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms” (Kowalski) and “Genetic Engineering refers to the modification or manipulation of a living organism’s genes” (Genetic). No matter the wording all definitions of genetic engineering refers to somehow changing an organism’s genetic identity. Many people today support genetic engineering because it has many potential benefits for
third world countries to produce nearly six times the crops per acre. In order for starving nations to recover, they require support at the seed level, rather than the food level. However, a large industry has been built around selling large quantities of food to starving nations, and the big food industries don 't want to lose their business with them. Of course, human life is more important than business. There are currently people advocating the use of GMO seeds in third world countries, and are
Animals are used for companionship and entertainment. They are also used as tools for medical research. There is an ongoing debate about whether animals have rights and moral status. Wilson (2010) asks, “What place should non-human animals have in an acceptable moral system?” (para. 1) There is also debate in the medical community about the effectiveness of using animal models in place of humans. According to C. Ray Greek & Jean Swingle Greek (2000), “… animals are not isomorphic with humans
currently work in the U.S. healthcare industry. The U.S. healthcare industry, defined in its broader sense for the purposes of this discussion, includes several other industries (Riggs ed., 2015). Industries that compose the larger U.S. healthcare industry as a whole would include the U.S. hospital system, the pharmaceutical industry, and various other suppliers of medical goods and services. Many of these separately defined industries within the U.S. healthcare industry would be described as being at different