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Environmental resource management

Environmental resource management is the management of the interaction and impact of human societies on the environment. It is not, as the phrase might suggest, the management of the environment itself. Environmental resources management aims to ensure that ecosystem services are protected and maintained for future human generations, maintain ecosystem integrity through considering ethical and scientific variables. Environmental resource management tries to identify factors affected by conflicts that rise between meeting needs and protecting resources, it is thus linked to environmental protection and integrated landscape management. Environmental resource management is an issue of increasing concern, as reflected in its prevalence in several texts influencing global sociopolitical frameworks such as the Brundtland Commission's Our Common Future, which highlighted the integrated nature of environment and international development and the Worldwatch Institute's annual State of the World reports.

The environment determines the nature of people, animals and places around the Earth, affecting behaviour, religion and economic practices. Environmental resource management can be viewed from a variety of perspectives, it involves the management of all components of the biophysical environment, both living and non-living, the relationships among all living species and their habitats. The environment involves the relationships of the human environment, such as the social and economic environment, with the biophysical environment; the essential aspects of environmental resource management are ethical, economical and technological. These underlie principles and help make decisions; the concept of environmental determinism and possibilism are significant in the concept of environmental resource management. Environmental resource management covers many areas in science, including geography, social sciences, political sciences, public policy, physics, sociology and physiology. Environmental resource management as a practice and discourse is the object of study in the social sciences.

Environmental resource management strategies are intrinsically driven by conceptions of human-nature relationships. Ethical aspects involve the cultural and social issues relating to the environment, dealing with changes to it. "All human activities take place in the context of certain types of relationships between society and the bio-physical world," and so, there is a great significance in understanding the ethical values of different groups around the world. Broadly speaking, two schools of thought exist in environmental ethics: Anthropocentrism and Ecocentrism, each influencing a broad spectrum of environmental resource management styles along a continuum; these styles perceive "...different evidence and problems, prescribe different solutions, technologies, roles for economic sectors, culture and ethics, etc." Anthropocentrism, " inclination to evaluate reality in terms of human values," is an ethic reflected in the major interpretations of Western religions and the dominant economic paradigms of the industrialised world.

Anthropocentrism looks at nature as existing for the benefit of humans, as a commodity to use for the good of humanity and to improve human quality of life. Anthropocentric environmental resource management is therefore not the conservation of the environment for the environment's sake, but rather the conservation of the environment, ecosystem structure, for humans' sake. Ecocentrists believe in the intrinsic value of nature while maintaining that human beings must use and exploit nature to survive and live, it is this fine ethical line that ecocentrists navigate between fair abuse. At an extreme of the ethical scale, ecocentrism includes philosophies such as ecofeminism and deep ecology, which evolved as a reaction to dominant anthropocentric paradigms. "In its current form, it is an attempt to synthesize many old and some new philosophical attitudes about the relationship between nature and human activity, with particular emphasis on ethical and spiritual aspects that have been downplayed in the dominant economic worldview."

The economy functions within, is dependent upon goods and services provided by natural ecosystems. The role of the environment is recognized in both classical economics and neoclassical economics theories, yet the environment was a lower priority in economic policies from 1950 to 1980 due to emphasis from policy makers on economic growth. With the prevalence of environmental problems, many economists embraced the notion that, "If environmental sustainability must coexist for economic sustainability the overall system must identification of an equilibrium between the environment and the economy." As such, economic policy makers began to incorporate the functions of the natural environment—or natural capital — as a sink for wastes and for the provision of raw materials and amenities. Debate continues among economists as to how to account for natural capital whether resources can be replaced through knowledge and technology, or whether the environment is a closed system that cannot be replenished and is finite.

Economic models influence environmental resource management, in that management policies reflect beliefs about natural capital scarcity. For someone who believes natural capital is infinite and substituted, environmental management is irrelevant to the economy. For example, economic paradigms based on neoclassical models of closed economic systems are concerned with resource scarcity, thus

John Chase Lord

John Chase Lord, DD, AM was an American Presbyterian minister, lawyer and poet well known for his involvement in the nativist and anti-Catholic movements in Upstate New York during the mid-1800s. He was a leading theologian of conservative Presbyterianism in the mid-19th century, serving as Moderator of the 63rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America in 1852. John Chase Lord was born in Washington, New Hampshire on 9 August 1805 to parents Reverend John Way Lord, a Congregational minister and Sarah Chase. Born in Cornish, New Hampshire, his mother was a cousin of Salmon P. Chase, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, he had four brothers, two who became clergymen: Claudius Buchanan Lord, who became a Presbyterian minister in Springfield, New York, William Wilberforce Lord, who grew up to be an Episcopal priest and writer in Vicksburg and two who became lawyers: Charles Backus Lord, Judge of the Circuit Court of St. Louis and Scott Lord, who established the law firm of Lord & Lord in New York City.

When he was five, his family moved to the small Town of Burlington in New York. It was there. At age 12, he transferred to a boarding school in Plainfield, New Hampshire. Union Academy was founded by his uncle, Hon. Daniel Kimball, its current title, Kimball Union Academy, bears his name, he stayed at Union Academy for three years, graduating with a class of five girls. He went to Madison Academy, Madison College. At age 17, he went off to Hamilton College in New York. Not caring for athletics, his two years at Hamilton were his formative intellectual years, he began writing poetry, placed reading books of his personal interests above his class reading assignments, the reason for his mediocre grades. During his college years, Lord was not a Christian and hostile to religion, he wrote in a memoir: Like Augustine in the years when he studied at Carthage, he gave promise of an enemy, rather than a friend of Jesus of Nazareth. He was never dissolute, but during his collegiate course, for some years after, he was indifferent, did whatever his tastes led him to believe would be pleasurable.

After two years at Hamilton, Lord's growing disaffection with college life caused him to move to Canada with a friend, where he became editor-in-chief of a national newspaper, The Canadian. After just one year in that position, he decided to move back to the United States and Buffalo. In his diary, he cites finances as a reason. After his arrival, he was hired by the law firm of Love & Tracy the preeminent lawyers of western New York, he became a popular figure, well respected by Buffalo society, was chosen to represent the city in the United States semi-centennial celebrations. In 1825, at Buffalo's quarter-century celebrations, he was chosen to speak, in which he recounted the more colorful side of Buffalo's history, recalling a panther killed in the street, the city's vicious rivalry with nearby Black Rock during its village years, the construction of the Erie Canal. To supplement his income, he started an academy on Main Street for one winter, because of his respected status, it was quite successful, producing many of Buffalo's important citizens at the time.

He was made Deputy Clerk of Erie County in 1827, on 18 February 1828 was admitted to the Bar. On 9 December 1828, he married his first sweetheart, Mary Elizabeth Johnson, the daughter of Dr. Ebenezer Johnson, who became the first Mayor of Buffalo; the eloped with only the Lord parents present, as the Johnson's opposed their daughter's marriage. They changed their minds and became great friends with Lord. During this period of his life, Lord attended First Presbyterian Church, at the time the only of its denomination in Buffalo, was elected a trustee of the congregation. Despite his clear involvement with the church, he was still not yet a committed Christian, never publicly speaking at services. However, Lord's biography reports that he "converted" to the Christianity for unknown reasons, offered public prayer at services one day; when his mother learned of this, she cried of happiness, said that she was now "ready to depart in peace."In his new religious fervor, Lord felt the calling to become a minister, in 1830, enrolled in Auburn Seminary.

After graduating in 1833, he ministered in New York for several months. In September 1833, he was ordained and installed minister of Presbyterian Church of Geneseo in Livingston County, New York. From his seminary years on, Lord was known as an orthodox and earnestly dogmatic in his adherence to Calvinism, which he considered as truest of any Christian branch, his congregations were enthusiastic to receive him as a minister, for he was known as intelligent and charismatic. In 1835, the Buffalo Presbytery voted to establish a second church in addition to the First Presbyterian Church in Buffalo. Known as the Pearl Street Presbyterian Church, it began with 33 members who had transferred from First Church, Lord was appointed as its first minister. Upon arrival, he described the new church building: "The edifice was rudely constructed of hemlock boards doubled upon scantling, filled in with tan-bark, it cost about three hundred dollars." He did not desire this new post, instead hoping to pursue missionary work in Mississippi, but accepted out of duty.

His first sermon to his new flock was in November 1835. A year the youthful g

Bob Sadowski (third baseman)

Robert Frank Sadowski was an American professional baseball player and manager. A third baseman and outfielder during his brief Major League Baseball career, he was a second baseman and shortstop coming through the minor leagues. Sadowski batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet tall and weighed 175 pounds during his active career. Nicknamed "Bo", Sadowski's big league career coincided somewhat with a namesake, pitcher Robert Sadowski. Bo Sadowski signed with his hometown St. Louis Cardinals in 1955 and made his debut appearance for the Redbirds on September 16, 1960, when he grounded out and walked against Stu Miller of the San Francisco Giants during a 6–2 defeat at Busch Stadium. Following the 1960 campaign, he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies, who recalled him from the Buffalo Bisons of the Triple-A International League for a more extended 16-game trial during 1961, but Sadowski batted only.130 in 54 at bats, was traded again the following off-season, this time in a multiple-player transaction to the Chicago White Sox.

Sadowski spent the full 1962–63 seasons in the American League. With the 1962 White Sox, he batted.231 with six home runs and 24 runs batted in in 130 at bats, but was outrighted to the ChiSox' Indianapolis Indians affiliate at season's end. Selected during the Rule 5 draft that November, he spent the 1963 season with the Los Angeles Angels, where he hit.250 with a home run and 22 RBI. Sadowski returned to the minor leagues in 1964, played six more years exclusively at the Triple-A level, for several organizations; as a major leaguer, Sadowski batted.222 with seven homers and 46 RBI, but he was a solid.267 hitter in 1,400 games played as a minor leaguer. Following his playing career, he spent one season, 1972, as a manager at the Class A level in the Minnesota Twins' farm system. Sadowski died in January 2017 at the age of 79. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference

Agatha Christine of Hanau-Lichtenberg

Countess Agatha Christine of Hanau-Lichtenberg was a daughter of Count Philip Wolfgang and his wife, Countess Johanna of Oettingen. Agatha Christine died on 5 December 1681 and, like many of her children and her husband, she was buried in the parish church of Lützelstein, she married on 4 July 1648 in Bischweiler to Count Palatine Leopold Louis of Veldenz and had the following children: unnamed daughter Anne Sophie Gustav Philip Elisabeth Johanna, married on 27 July 1669 to Wild- and Rhinegrave John XI of Salm-Kyrburg Christine Christine Louise Christian Louis Dorothea, married on 10 July 1707 in Zweibrücken to Count Palatine Gustav of Kleeburg and Zweibrücken, divorced on 23 April 1723 Leopold Louis Charles George Agatha Eleanore Augustus Leopold, was a colonel in the Bavarian army and was buried in the St. John's church in Hanau Detlev Schwennicke: Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, new series, vol. I.1, table 103 Reinhard Suchier: Genealogie des Hanauer Grafenhauses, in: Festschrift des Hanauer Geschichtsvereins zu seiner fünfzigjährigen Jubelfeier am 27.

August 1894, Hanau, 1894 Ernst J. Zimmermann: Hanau Stadt und Land, 3rd ed. Hanau, 1919, reprinted: 1978

Package Deal (TV series)

Package Deal is a Canadian television sitcom created by Andrew Orenstein about three brothers and the woman who comes between them. It ran for two seasons. Danny thinks, his older brothers, who raised him after their parents died, are not so fond of her. Sheldon is in favour of one-night stands. Ryan's wife divorced him and hooked up with a fellow surgeon after he put her through medical school. Kim is not happy with how intimately involved Ryan are in Danny's life. Randal Edwards as Danny, a criminal defense lawyer Harland Williams as Sheldon, a stubborn and politically incorrect salesman Jay Malone as Ryan, a metrosexual former house-husband Julia Voth as Kim, owner of a loose-tea shop Eugene Levy as McKenzie, a client of Danny's whose wives keep mysteriously dying Pamela Anderson as Dr. Sydney Forbes, Ryan's quirky therapist who has an intimate approach Package Deal is a four-camera comedy filmed with a studio audience, rare for Canadian television; the concept of the show comes from creator Andrew Orenstein's experiences with his family.

The first-season finale was filmed in Burnaby, British Columbia on January 25, 2013. Package Deal was renewed for a second season on January 21, 2014. In March 2015, Rogers Media announced. On May 29, 2013, Citytv announced it had commissioned 13 episodes of Package Deal for the 2012-13 mid-season television season, it was announced on 1 April 2013 that the show would premiere on 6 May, taking the spot in the schedule, occupied by Seed. In April, changed to 24 June; as part of Rogers' upfront presentation on 4 June it was announced that Package Deal had been moved to the autumn and would be on Mondays at 8:30 ET. The series premiere was subsequently again changed to 18 June at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT and labelled a special preview. Official website Package Deal on IMDb


DataXoom is the leading mobility provider dedicated to supporting purpose-built mobile deployments in the enterprise. DataXoom is based in New Hampshire; the company provides mobile broadband network connectivity for tablets and specialty/purpose-built devices used by large enterprise at 3G, 4G, 5G LTE speeds. The company was co-founded by CRO Robert Chamberlin. DataXoom operates as an MVNO and uses AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint networks in the United States. DataXoom was founded in 2012 in Pleasanton, California as a mobile broadband provider targeting mid- and large-sized businesses. DataXoom launched in select regions in December 2013 and nationwide in February 2014. In June 2015, DataXoom launched its channel program to meet growing demand for mobile data and open revenue streams for channel partners including IT resellers, Original Equipment Manufacturers, independent software vendors. DataXoom provides mobile data pricing options, including contract-free pay-as-you-go plans, gigabyte plans that pool across all customers, large terabyte plans that can be customized for specific business needs.

DataXoom offers supplemental services outside of being a MVNO. These additional features include Mobile Device Management, wireless hardware and software sourcing, pre-packing services including asset tags, custom packing and kitting, demo and loaner options. DataXoom provides customers new or refurbished devices, tablet-and-service bundles, where configuration and repair services can be added. In April 2016, DataXoom was awarded the "Enterprise Mobility - Best Enabling Technology" in ChannelVision's 2016 Visionary Spotlight Awards. In December 2019, DataXoom was awarded "20 Most Promising Enterprise Mobility Solution Providers" by CIO Review. CEO Chris Hill talks about DataXoom's Mobility Implementation Platform in a CIO Review article. DataXoom's Homepage