Asked in Environmental Issues, Green Living
What countries have the highest ecological footprint?
A recent study (WWF Living Planet Report: October 2008) names the top ten countries with the highest ecological footprint per head as: # United Arab Emirates (9.5 global hectares per person) # United States (9.4 gh) # Kuwait (8.9 gh) # Denmark (8.0 gh) # Australia (7.8 gh) # New Zealand (7.7 gh) # Canada (7.1 gh) # Norway (6.9 gh) # Estonia (6.4 gh) # Ireland. (6.3 gh) The lowest country is Malawi, in Africa with an ecological footprint per person of...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What happens in the body when a person has acromegaly?
the pituitary continues to release GH and ignores signals from the hypothalamus. In the liver, GH causes production of a hormone called insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), which is responsible for growth throughout the body ...