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disasters in the region. A first section surveys the human and economic impact of natural disasters in the region at both the … development. A second section reviews types of disasters prevalent in the region, and future disaster risks, as well as the socio …-economic sources of vulnerability to disasters resulting from development and migration patterns. A third section discusses risk …
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Oil spills and other anthropogenic environmental disasters have economic consequences that transcend losses of business …
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The purpose of this paper is to calculate the energy return on financial investment (EROFI) of oil and gas production in the ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM) in 2009 and for the estimated oil reserves of the Macondo Prospect (Mississippi Canyon Block 252). We also calculated a preliminary...
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The purpose of this paper is to answer the following question: are corporations responsible for protecting the environment? In order to answer this question, this paper addresses the following topics: major oil spills, corporate social responsibility, corporate social irresponsibility,...
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This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Nigeria highlights the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS). NEEDS gives special support to agriculture, industry, small and medium-scale enterprises, and oil and gas. Under the plan, the government will seek long-term capital...
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The purpose of this study is to replicate and extend earlier studies on the impact of economic and sociological variables upon the incidence of arson fires and losses. The data used in this study covered the period from 1960 to 1988. Initially, a total of 180 variables classified generally as...
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