The Increasing Problem of Motor Vehicle Collisions with Animals

3 pages | 720 words

This essay looks at the problem of motor vehicle collisions with animals, also known as human-wildlife conflict. It discusses the collision rates in different countries and the policy and research implications of this growing problem.


The Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant: A History

2 pages | 430 words

The Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant is a hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River that forms the border between Brazil and Paraguay. The dam was completed in 1984, and it took nine years and US$20 billion to build. The power plant has 20 turbo generators that can produce 14 gigawatts (GW) of electricity – enough to power the whole of Paraguay and more than 60% of Brazil. In 2016, the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant set a world record by producing 103.1 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in one year.

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The Importance of HSEMS in Preventing Accidents in High-Risk Industries

5 pages | 1230 words

This essay discusses the role of HSEMS in preventing accidents in three industries: marine, oil and gas, and manufacturing. It describes how HSEMS can be used to assess risks, develop safety procedures, train employees, and investigate accidents.