Natural Security for A Variable and Risk Filled World Paper

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*******Week 5 individual assignment *******
Dr. Raphael Sagarin, a marine biologist, writes about natural security systems and considers how they can be applied to analysis and practice in human society. Your assignment this week is to write a strategy memo applying two of the concepts that he identifies as occurring in the natural world and describe how you would use these concepts to improve an element of Homeland Security. Your analysis should include reference to Dr. Sagarin’s paper as well as any additional research you need to conduct to support your claims. It should be 2-3 new pages in length.

Dr. Sagarin's Paper


Sagarin, R. (2010). Natural security for a variable and risk-filled world. Homeland Security Affairs, 6(3). Retrieved from

Assignment Guidelines

  • Read through Dr. Sagarin's article titled Natural Security for a Variable and Risk-Filled World.
    • It can be accessed through the link contained within the reference above or by using a search engine and a search query of the full article title.
  • Address the following in a strategy memo of 800–1,250 words:
    • Select 2 concepts examined by Dr. Sagarin, and summarize them in your own words.
      • Be sure to use in-text APA citations whenever necessary.
    • How could the U.S. apply the selected concepts to improve their own homeland security systems? Explain and be specific.
    • How could these concepts have been applied to recent terrorist attacks or natural disasters? Explain.
    • What has been learned from recent responses to homeland security threats? Explain.
      • How have those lessons been implemented, if at all? Explain.

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Concepts of Natural Security
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Concepts That Can Improve an Element of Homeland Security.
Security is one of the major problems faced by the natural world as well as human
society. The world has plenty of variabilities, uncertainty, and considerable risk. The natural
world has come up with different major solutions to cope with the problems throughout the many
years of biological evolution. By contrast, human society would prefer to get rid of the risk and
adapt more. However, the former is impossible since human society is not adept at the latter
(Porras et al., 2019). Most of nature adapted organisms do not try to eliminate the risk but instead
adapt and live with the threat. The body adapts through changing their interaction, behaviors, and
structure to adjust the risk posed by the environment. Concepts that are mostly present in the
natural world that can be adopted by the human society include organization, symbiosis,
learning, and uncertainty. Most of the natural security solutions to reduce risk are now ready to
be assimilated into the social community. However, just like nature...

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