We are facing overpopulation and a growing food crisis in many parts of the worl

We are facing overpopulation and a growing food crisis in many parts of the world. After reading your assignments last week, do you think such crises are the result of poor planning, food hoarding, climate change or a combination of all of the above? As you read, some scientists think overpopulation is not the problem after all. Meanwhile AIDS is decimating populations in Sub-Saharan African, leaving millions of orphans with little means of support. What implications for conservation do you think these two demographic shifts will have in the future? Discuss and use other examples to illustrate your point. 

By LadyofHats (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons  https://commons.wikimedia

By LadyofHats (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AFood_web_diagram.svg
Consider the two example food webs above depicting a terrestrial food web and a marine food web. Notice how interwoven these examples are and direction of the energy flow (from eaten to eater). In the Everglades, a freshwater marsh, terrestrial and freshwater aquatic environments are interconnected. The complexity of this unique ecosystem can be analyzed by constructing a food web to trace the flow of energy between and among organisms.
Part 1: Your task for this project is to construct an illustrated (with images) food web to diagram trophic interactions in the Everglades ecosystem. The food web must be an original creation, you cannot submit a food web or information that you find online, either wholly or in part! Each image must be of the actual species and identify it (common name is preferred) and show the URL address of each image in your Part 1 submittal. Hand drawn, clip art, or “cartoon” images are not allowed; original artwork may be submitted only with my prior approval. It must be on one page (multiple pages can’t show your intent) and please use a plain background in any color that is not light blue (so you can see my comments).
You must use a minimum of 8 species that are found in the Everglades and identify each species (“frog” is not specific enough). Include one invasive species and one threatened or endangered species in your web. You must indicate, using arrows in the correct direction, the flow of energy between and among the species in your diagram. Turnitin requires a minimum of 20 words in Part 1 so I can make comments directly on your food web.
Upload your food web as an attachment in the assignment dropbox. Your constructed food web is worth 60 points. It must be correct, original, accurate, and well thought-out for maximum points. 
Click here for a resource that will allow you to identify plants and animals that are found in the Everglades.
Part 2: Answer the following questions about the food web you constructed. Answers should be provided on a separate attachment in the assignment dropbox. You must provide citations/URL addresses for each source within each response. For example, if you are describing the diet/habitat of Omnivore Species X in Question 3, you must provide the source(s) in Question 3, not at the end of your submittal. Answers to the 10 questions using correct spelling and grammar are worth a total of 40 points. I will be looking for detail and critical thinking in your answers, not just a few words, to demonstrate your understanding of each topic. 
1) List and discuss the producer(s) in your food web.
2) List and discuss the herbivores in your food web. 
3) Are there any organisms in your food web that are omnivores? On which trophic levels are they feeding?
4) List and discuss the carnivores in your food web. 
5) Identify and list a food chain within your food web that depicts at least three trophic levels. What organism in your selected food chain is a secondary consumer?
6) Identify the non-native/invasive species in your food web. Describe how they are altering this food web in the Everglades ecosystem. 
7) Choose a primary consumer in your food web. If its population suddenly started to decline, what density-dependent (biotic) factors could be causing it and what would be the effect?
8) Choose a secondary consumer in your food web. If its population suddenly started to increase, what density-dependent (biotic) factors could be causing it and what would be the effect?
9) Are there any keystone species in your food web? If a keystone species were removed from your food web, how would its loss impact the other organisms? If there are no keystone species in your food web, describe what this type of species is and give an example. Explain how it affects an ecosystem. 
10) What are the endangered or threatened species in your food web? If the species goes extinct, how would its loss impact the other organisms?
The only file types allowed are Word, Powerpoint, and PDF. Any other file type cannot be opened in D2L. JPEGs allowed only with prior approval. Your capstone project is worth a total of 100 points.

By LadyofHats (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons  https://commons.wikimedia

By LadyofHats (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AFood_web_diagram.svg
Consider the two example food webs above depicting a terrestrial food web and a marine food web. Notice how interwoven these examples are and direction of the energy flow (from eaten to eater). In the Everglades, a freshwater marsh, terrestrial and freshwater aquatic environments are interconnected. The complexity of this unique ecosystem can be analyzed by constructing a food web to trace the flow of energy between and among organisms.
Part 1: Your task for this project is to construct an illustrated (with images) food web to diagram trophic interactions in the Everglades ecosystem. The food web must be an original creation, you cannot submit a food web or information that you find online, either wholly or in part! Each image must be of the actual species and identify it (common name is preferred) and show the URL address of each image in your Part 1 submittal. Hand drawn, clip art, or “cartoon” images are not allowed; original artwork may be submitted only with my prior approval. It must be on one page (multiple pages can’t show your intent) and please use a plain background in any color that is not light blue (so you can see my comments).
You must use a minimum of 8 species that are found in the Everglades and identify each species (“frog” is not specific enough). Include one invasive species and one threatened or endangered species in your web. You must indicate, using arrows in the correct direction, the flow of energy between and among the species in your diagram. Turnitin requires a minimum of 20 words in Part 1 so I can make comments directly on your food web.
Upload your food web as an attachment in the assignment dropbox. Your constructed food web is worth 60 points. It must be correct, original, accurate, and well thought-out for maximum points. 
Click here for a resource that will allow you to identify plants and animals that are found in the Everglades.
Part 2: Answer the following questions about the food web you constructed. Answers should be provided on a separate attachment in the assignment dropbox. You must provide citations/URL addresses for each source within each response. For example, if you are describing the diet/habitat of Omnivore Species X in Question 3, you must provide the source(s) in Question 3, not at the end of your submittal. Answers to the 10 questions using correct spelling and grammar are worth a total of 40 points. I will be looking for detail and critical thinking in your answers, not just a few words, to demonstrate your understanding of each topic. 
1) List and discuss the producer(s) in your food web.
2) List and discuss the herbivores in your food web. 
3) Are there any organisms in your food web that are omnivores? On which trophic levels are they feeding?
4) List and discuss the carnivores in your food web. 
5) Identify and list a food chain within your food web that depicts at least three trophic levels. What organism in your selected food chain is a secondary consumer?
6) Identify the non-native/invasive species in your food web. Describe how they are altering this food web in the Everglades ecosystem. 
7) Choose a primary consumer in your food web. If its population suddenly started to decline, what density-dependent (biotic) factors could be causing it and what would be the effect?
8) Choose a secondary consumer in your food web. If its population suddenly started to increase, what density-dependent (biotic) factors could be causing it and what would be the effect?
9) Are there any keystone species in your food web? If a keystone species were removed from your food web, how would its loss impact the other organisms? If there are no keystone species in your food web, describe what this type of species is and give an example. Explain how it affects an ecosystem. 
10) What are the endangered or threatened species in your food web? If the species goes extinct, how would its loss impact the other organisms?
The only file types allowed are Word, Powerpoint, and PDF. Any other file type cannot be opened in D2L. JPEGs allowed only with prior approval. Your capstone project is worth a total of 100 points.

Some environmental regulations seem to stand alone whereas others act like add-ons. Research the Clean Water Act (CWA) regulations under Section 402, Section 403, and Section 405.

Some environmental regulations seem to stand alone whereas others act like add-ons. Research the Clean Water Act (CWA) regulations under Section 402, Section 403, and Section 405. Explain how each of these relates to other types of environmental regulations. How did these relationships come about? Why do you think “cleaner” statutes were not written to put these regulations in the “right” place to begin with?
Cite all sources using APA style for in-text citations and develop a reference list. A fully developed response should go beyond your textbook and required readings (although may include them), have multiple citations from valid sources (e.g., no wiki-anything), and should avoid direct quotes from others. Present your own synthesis.
It should be 2-3 pages and supported by at least two scholarly references.
This course uses automatic plagiarism checking software (Turnitin). You may submit your work up to 3 times prior to the deadline to check your similarity scores (aim for 10% similarity or less). It takes roughly 15 minutes for the system to process your submission and show the score.
Grading Rubric:
/30 Explain how each of these relates to other types of environmental regulations-
/30 How did these relationships come about (examples):
/30 Why do you think “cleaner” statutes were not written to put these regulations in the “right” place to begin with:
/10 Format/Citations/Grammar/Turnitin: well written and nice citations;
/100 –

Alumni Field Generator SIL This assignment is for a Significant Impact Analysis

Alumni Field Generator SIL
This assignment is for a Significant Impact Analysis (SIL), for a Solar Turbines Taurus 60 gas turbine power generation package.
This is using the AERMOD files that you have generated. At this point there should be a Fenceline with a receptor grid that has Z elevation and Z-Hill elevations. You have 5 years of AERMET data files using the Bert Mooney Airport surface files and Great Falls upper air. You will not have to redo any of this. 
Save this AERMOD run as a separate file. Delete the current building. Delete the stack parameters with the exception of location and elevation. 
Your assignment is to take the information in the attached files to add an appropriate building and update the stack parameters. You will also need to add and name pollutants on the Control Options. The AERMOD run should be for 5 years of meteorological data. 2016-17-18-19-20. Make the AERMOD modeling run and view the outputs. I have included a SIL table.

Ques2on 1: From a strictly sustainability point of view, explain succinctly the

Ques2on 1:
From a strictly sustainability point of view, explain succinctly the concept of “interdependence” among: environment, society and economy. Use a real world example to show these principle.
Ques2on 2:
What is the rela2onship between Overfishing and the “Tragedy of the Commons”. Propose a solu2on for this dilemma.
Ques2on 3:
Explain in detail the concept of the “Triple Threat”.
Ques2on 4:
A par2cular country A in order to decrease its water insecurity level, decides to divert a significant part of the current of a river that crosses the territory of country B also. Country B retaliates by increasing the rates of goods exported from country A. Provide an example of: 1) An Economic Conflict, 2) A Social Conflict arising from this diploma2c crisis. Do you consider that the shared building of water infrastructure (distribu2on, treatment) would be a good star2ng point for the talks between these two countries? Why? Jus2fy your answer.

Alumni Field Generator SIL This assignment is for a Significant Impact Analysis

Alumni Field Generator SIL
This assignment is for a Significant Impact Analysis (SIL), for a Solar Turbines Taurus 60 gas turbine power generation package.
This is using the AERMOD files that you have generated. At this point there should be a Fenceline with a receptor grid that has Z elevation and Z-Hill elevations. You have 5 years of AERMET data files using the Bert Mooney Airport surface files and Great Falls upper air. You will not have to redo any of this. 
Save this AERMOD run as a separate file. Delete the current building. Delete the stack parameters with the exception of location and elevation. 
Your assignment is to take the information in the attached files to add an appropriate building and update the stack parameters. You will also need to add and name pollutants on the Control Options. The AERMOD run should be for 5 years of meteorological data. 2016-17-18-19-20. Make the AERMOD modeling run and view the outputs. I have included a SIL table.

Instructions As a leader of an occupational safety and health program, you will

Instructions
As a leader of an occupational safety and health program, you will be responsible for setting goals that will drive continuous improvement. Do you think having a goal of zero injuries is effective at driving continuous improvement? Include how this goal will support or detract from employee involvement.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary. 

The timeline contains at least 10–15 events related to the topic being studied.

The timeline contains at least 10–15 events related to the topic being studied.
The timeline can be organized in the following time periods: 1500–1700, 1700–1900, 1900–1950, 1950–2000, 2000–present.
You will create a timeline that incorporates important early writing, the first conservation groups, disasters, legislation, community and nonprofit activism, and more. Within each time period, you can include the following. 

Project Requirements and Overview Scenario: Donyelle, the company owner, likes t

Project Requirements and Overview
Scenario:
Donyelle, the company owner, likes the idea of going to the cloud but wants to learn more about the best cloud solution for the company. She wants you to investigate further and has asked you to prepare a narrated PowerPoint presentation that will be presented to company leadership at the next meeting.
Instructions:
In this project, develop a detailed comparative analysis of cloud vendors and their services. A comparative analysis provides an item-by-item comparison of two or more alternatives, processes, products, or systems. In this case, compare the pros/cons of the cloud service providers in terms of security, ease of use, service models, service/tools they provide, pricing, technical support, cloud service providers’ infrastructure, and architecture model.
Presentation Guidelines
· One to two slides on the company profiles
· One to two slides on what the company is struggling with
· One to two slides on current infrastructure
· Three to six slides on the top three cloud services providers. Include their service models (i.e., SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), services/tools/solutions (i.e., compute, storage, database, developer tools, analytics tools, networking and content delivery, customer engagement), pricing, accessibility, technical support for companies, global infrastructure
· One to two slides on a recommended cloud service provider based on the comparative analysis and the cloud vendor’s abilities to meet the service needs of the company
· One slide on the conclusion
Requirements:
APA format
10-20 slides