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week 2 of presentation notes

by: Abby Morris

week 2 of presentation notes GEOG 17063-001

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this is the second document of the notes from the presentations. I think this is the last of the presentations so in a few days I will compile all of the notes and send out an email with the link!!
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Date Created: 04/24/16
Presentation notes week 2 Group #7: Alexandra, Nate, Caleb Great Lakes (sorry I didn’t get much on this one because I was late to class) -Conserving lakes -Helping wildlife -Water levels rebound natural causes -Conservation efforts: adopt-a-beach, awareness, less use of water. El Niño: -abnormal weather patterns as a result of risen ocean temperatures. -different patterns of tradewinds warmer surface waters move differently (currents) -Impacts: water supply above normal precipitation (in US); droughts (South America, Indonesia, Australia) Agriculture: crops fail, abnormal ocean temperatures hurt fish Economical/social: Costly damage due to sea levels rising; seals left because of insufficient living environment (but they came back YAY!!) -Global effects: hurricane activity is suppressed; marine life suffers; -Local effects: positive for us because of increased precipitationgood for agriculture Group #8: Jennifer, Anthony, Josh History of Slavery in Africa: -Slavery existed in early societies in Africa -Atlantic Slave Trade was between three continents from the 1400s- 1800s big deal because Africans were selling Africans -3500 Years Ago Egyptians had slaves  buying/selling across the Nile River -Greeks/thmans raided Northern Africa for slaves -Mid-15 Century trading posts were established along the East coast of Africa -In 1801 slave trade was outlawed in the US. Desertification: -The rapid increase of desert and decrease of water and vegetation  mostly due to intense drought.  less than 10’’ of rain per year -global warming -overgrazing by animals -Impacts of desertification: death  sandstorms  migration gullying: erode gullies (grooves in dirt) into land by movement of water -Solutions: keep soil from being washed away by water plant trees: binds soil with roots  keep animals from overgrazing fences to help keep soil in one area -Theories: 50 million people will be displaced within the next 10 years due to desertification Underground Railroad: -System of houses to help fugitive/runaway slaves to the north to freedom -Important people: John Rankin: lived on OH River and hid slaves in his house to help them to freedom Levi Coffin: helped ~3000 slaves escape  John Parker: Helped slaves cross the OH river on boats John Brown: executed for treason for trying to raid the Harper’s Ferry; tried to stop slavery (Famous in this area in Kent, Stow, Hudson area) -Fugitive Slave Law: Anyone harboring fugitive slaves would be sent to jail for a minimum of 6 months. -At least 8 cities in the underground railroad in OH.  Cleveland, Sandusky Group #9: Ryan, Allie, Jonalyn Modern Day Slavery: -Threatened into work - 6 Forms of slavery: Bonded labor: demanded as pay back for loans; ~11.7 million in China Child Labor: used for profit of someone else; prostitutes, porn, drugs; ~300,000 children; ~5.5 Million children in the world Child Marriage: No consent, ownership of child in the marriage; ~20.9 million worldwide  Descent: forced slavery based on class/property/women sold as sex slaves Human trafficking: movement of people for exploitation; promised fake jobs; ~2.9 million worldwide are subject to sex trade Ecotourism: -Benefits: helps promote awareness/education helps finance conservation Improves well being of local people and environment  Responsible travel -Top 5 places for ecotourism: 1. Palau 2.Norwegian Fjords 3. Costa rica 4. Kerala, India 5. Kenya (Madagascar is another big location for ecotourism) -Local: Stratford (Delaware County)  Sheldon Marsh state Nature preserve (Sandusky) Fun Fact: US doesn’t meet the high global standards Group #10: Noel, Paige, Peter Mercury Poisoning: -Everyone has mercury in their systems -one effect: pins and needles feeling -Stopping it by the “clean air and clean water act” -Ohio is a top contributor for Mercury poisoning because it’s in the fish Fracking: -Drilling into the earth for natural resources -it started by a civil war veteran (1865) -in OH it’s in the Youngstown area -8 million gallons of water are used per fracking site Group #11: Tyler, Meshari, Mazen Coal Power Stations: -the burning of coal to produce elecetricity -single biggest air polluter in the US -OH is known for this -Solutions: wind turbines or solar panels Watershed: -an area of land where all the water runs into the same area -everyone lives in a watershed -nested system: biggersmallereven smaller -Mississippi is the America’s greatest area of watershed Group #12: AJ, Paige, Tyler: Desalination: -removes minerals from salt water -over 18,426 desalinization plants in 150 countries -plants use more than 200 million kilowatts each day -more people have phones than a toilet Amnesty: -it helps people claim human rights around the world -made up of mostly voluntary members -it is a global movement of people fighting injustices -they do work in many countries Extra notes: Fossil fuels: coal natural gas oil -electricity is why we need fossil fuels


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