Allianz Group Essay

Submitted By JimW2014
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Annotated bibliography

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (2012). Evaluating the environmental impacts of fracking in New Zealand: An interim report. Retrieved from

This article reports on research which hydraulic fracturing should be proceed or not in New Zealand. The purpose of fracking is to extract previously inaccessible oil and gas from the earth’s crust. The reality is that the world is not ‘running out’ of oil and gas. The most useful details are the New Zealand fracking is one of the technologies that developing hydraulic fracturing and deep sea oil drilling.

Fox, J. (Director). (2010). Gas Land. Canada Mongrel Media.

The film shows an unknown environmental crisis: the millions of Americans in their own backyard gathering of natural gas, and natural gas is much more than propaganda said to have pollution. This information will be used in my essay to give evidence in support of my argument that fracking is good or not. The end of the film didn’t give us a comment of fracking revolution.

Thaman, K.H. (1994). Ecotourism-friendly or the new sell? One woman's view of ecotourism in Pacific Island countries. In A. Emberson-Bain (Ed.), Sustainable development or malignant growth? Perspectives of Pacific Island women (pp. 183-193). Suva, Fiji: Marama Publications.

Thaman argues that there is an inherent contradiction between cultural conservation and ecotourism business: the latter always leads to the erosion of the former. Thaman addresses the importance of indigenous culture, and recognises the gradually increasing phenomenon of cultural alienation. She rejects applying the Western model of ecotourism in the Pacific, and incisively maintains that ecotourism has become a new sell in Pacific Islands, promoted by profits. Consequently, she advocates "ecocultural tourism development" as an alternative form of development. Further, Thaman touches on the issue of gender, and emphasises the role of education in improving people's consciousness.

McIvor, S. D. (1995). Aboriginal women's rights as "existing rights." Canadian Woman Studies/Les Cahiers de la Femme 2/3, 34-38.

This article seeks to define the extent of the civil and political rights returned to aboriginal women in the Constitution Act (1982), in its amendment in 1983, and in amendments to the Indian Act (1985).* This legislation reverses prior laws that denied Indian status to aboriginal women who married non-aboriginal men. On the basis of the Supreme Court of Canada's interpretation of the Constitution