The word “citizen” is defined as a native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to its government and is entitled to its protection. To be a citizen of the world, we owe our allegiance to the earth and what she brings us. We rely on her to bring us wood, air, water, precious...
All people have a fundamental right to breathe clean air—with no exceptions. In the past few decades America has made great strides in protecting the individual’s right to a smoke-free environment but there is still work to do. No one should have to choose between their health and a good job; law that...
and production, particularly in the industrialized countries. Developed countries must take the lead in achieving sustainable consumption."
United Nations Agenda 21.
Humans are a large contributor to water pollution. Toxic substances, algal bloom, and sedimentation are all results of human activities...
other and on their environment. For organisms to continue to exist, their environment must also exist.
Economic Value. A nation benefits more from an organized, clean, and unexploited environment because more potential resources can be harnessed from it. As in the birds' nests in the caves of Palawan...
Healthy Places/ Healthy People
American Sentinel University
India is the seventh largest country in the world. It covers 3,287,263 square kilometers and is also the second most populous country with 1.27 billion people. Even with the fasting growing economy in the world, India...
Africa. As we know, clean water is essential to remain healthy. South Africa seeks improvement in their water supply through technology. Although South Africa is a tourist country, there is still a major issue with having clean water. Certain cities in South Africa do not have clean water. There are many...
established human rights and the protection of the environment per se. There are circumstances where the full enjoyment of the rights to life, to healthy living and to ones culture can lead to the depletion of natural resources and environmental degradation. Nevertheless, clearly there is a prima facie...
Is Consumerism needed to make the US economy healthy?
When we define consumerism, we see that it is the protection or promotion of the interest of consumers.
In other words it is the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of consuming goods...
worldwide believe that military might is totally necessary to feel secure in a dangerous world. However, the truth is that it is a recipe for disaster. No nation, how powerful it may be will still be vulnerable to threats from potential terrorists as we have witnessed in 9/11.
Even after more than six decades...
locus standi - the ability of an individual to use the law as a remedy to enforce the right to a clean and safe environment. This article will focus on the ability or lack of it thereof for private citizens to mount litigation to protect the environment and will aim to show how the stringent provisions...
environmentally conscious. The First Nations, the old couple and the community of Gaia shows ways that society can contribute to saving the environment.
One of the most important groups in the novel The Crystal Drop that contributes to saving the environment is the First Nations. In the past the natives contributed...
(including protection from
• The right to be educated (including all girls and boys
completing primary school)
• The right to be healthy (including having clean water,
nutritious food and medical care)
• The right to be treated fairly (including changing laws
and practices that are unfair on...
earnings. Therefore, some
companies are forced to use unethical ways such as moving labor to third world
countries. Companies let go good working citizens in wealthy companies go to save
money and send the labor to poor countries. Another reason is third world countries are
not governed with laws...
Ninan said the institutionalization of the panchayat, or council of five, as a formal village governance system has spurred more citizen involvement.
Election of five elders to a village council to arbitrate local disputes is a tradition in India. But in 1994, a constitutional amendment...
Good Citizens Make Good Nations
Hiya everyone i would like to present to you an essay i wrote called good nations make good citizens hope you like it
Children should be aware of their responsibilities towards their nation and to the society, if they can assume their actions, then they would certainly...
in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substances. A vegetarian diet is as healthy as a diet containing meat. What is your opinion?
4) Many people believe that women make better parents than men and that this is why they have...
the chemicals properly .they get mixed with the clean water and this clean water is then drank by the people of a nation which results in severe sickness. The smoke emitted by vehicles causes air pollution! and when this air is inhaled by the citizens, they suffer from various kinds of lung diseases...
food, clean water, adequate shelter and economic and educational opportunities. One basic right that’s often overlooked is the right to health. It does not mean everyone has the right to be disease free or have the ability to universal good health. It means that the opportunity to live a healthy lifestyle...
through the technological advances of the modern world, everyone should have equal access to clean water. The truth is, with the seven billion humans alive today; over one billion people lack the access to adequate clean water according to the World Health Organization. Humanity is currently dealing with a...
USA. The Green‘s platform is organized in a direction which gives the priority to environment. Greens believe that in order to have a green land and healthy environment, we need to have a proper political and economic democracy. Therefore, they plan and seek to reach a sustainable world. In order to familiarize...
UNICEF THE GLOBAL ORGANISTAION OF THE GLOBAL INEQUALITIES
UNICEF means the United Nations Children's Fund
An international organisation
Geography assignment- report on an organisation
1. The history on unicef…………………………. page 1
This week’s essay The Clean Water Act will entail the date when the law took effect; the description of the Clean Water Act law, the provisions, and background information. The paper will stipulate the role in economics and determine what the various types of environmental that that are...
Business Ethics and the Well-Being of Nations – Is There a Connection?
ABSTRACT. The aim of this paper is to examine whether and how business ethics is connected with the well-being of a nation. There has been active research in the well-being of nations across the globe in the last two...
with the modernization and industrialization China has gone through, urban citizens are now more frequently using public transport, automobiles are increasingly being used more and people are hired to keep streets as clean as possible. With a little over three decades having past since the major industrial...
food and clothing to stay healthy. It is a very sad time, a time when these children saw no hope and thought they would never survive. They prayed with their parents each night for a miracle. In the beginning of December, the wishes of many were granted. The United Nations developed an organization that...
legalizing gay marriage is greatly supported by the liberal left wing on a basis of distributing equal, discrimination-free rights to all citizens of this nation regardless of sexual orientation, which is upheld and applied from the Constitution, guaranteeing individuals equal opportunity amongst all...
Mexican’s have struggled against outside forces, all the way to the present day. One of the fundamental freedoms and civic rights that most democratic nations enjoy is the freedom of speech, and communication. The Mexican people have been stifled for many years, yet during the past few decades a new chapter...
Over the years Canada has evolved into a great nation. From being ruled by Britain to the signing of the Statute of Westminster; creating the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to the making of the Canadian flag, Canada has become a symbol of love, peace and justice. One question however still remains unanswered:...
from the contaminated food/water from the air pollution. Having air pollution can cause a number of different problems so making sure countries have clean air is the most important problem to fix in any country.
Malaysia is on the Malay peninsula in southeast Asia and is covered by mostly water with...
in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substances. A vegetarian diet is as healthy as a diet containing meat. Argue for or against the opinion above.
9. Forests are the lungs of the earth. Destruction of the world's forests amounts...