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Environmental assessment

Environmental assessment

(EA) a public document that analyzes a proposed federal action for the possibility of significant environmental impacts. The analysis is required by NEPA. If the environmental impacts will be significant, the federal agency must then prepare an environmental impact statement.


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2 Basic Questions

I agree with most of that assessment. However, there is a penchant to disregard the deterioration of the genome ... organism at some point in time that is perfectly suited for the environment. 2. If environmental conditions remain fairly static there is no selective pressure. 3. Over ...

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by Cat
Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:39 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 2 Basic Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 4651

Environment- Climate Change

Climate change is already happening and represents one of the greatest environmental, social and economic threats facing the planet. The European ... is very likely to have been caused by human activities. In its Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), published in 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on ...

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by simplepretty82
Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:34 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 89559

ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES AND EFFECTS

... of millions of people worldwide, and cause massive flooding and other environmental anomalies, point to increasing amounts of CO2 in our atmosphere ... snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere. According to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, "most of the observed increase in global average ...

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by rheneelyn
Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:35 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 89559

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... (1993). Inheritance of body size in the Barnacle Goose under different environmental conditions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 6, 195-208. Lynn, ... 7, 549-552. TABLE 1S. J. Goulds Corrected Final Tabulation of Morton's assessment of racial differences in cranial capacity

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 219068

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... mouth at the center of hell if I ever fail to present my most honest assessment and best judgment of evidence for empirical truth" (p. 39). ... 'revision'? The early IQ testers were far more aware of the effects of environmental and cultural background on their test takers than Gould would ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 219068
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