"Hydro-power has made for the most drastic intervention," said Jaro Stvan, author of "The Tamed Alps," a study of man's impact.
Before the 19th century, laypeople had begun to catch on that such drastic interventions "didn't help you and in fact could be harmful," Dr. Leonard said.
This necessitated major structural intervention and very difficult decisions about which areas should, and must, undergo such drastic intervention.
Only drastic administrative intervention saved the county from utter destruction.
Everyone seemed to be pointing at Trap as Halmarain rattled off a full account of Orander's attempt to travel between planes and the result of the kender's drastic intervention.
Even more drastic intervention was to take place in China; its roots went back to the control of the Chinese government's revenue by foreign supervision of the Customs from 1858 onwards.
It took four years, numerous compromises with special interests and drastic intervention by Governor Kean to finally get freshwater wetlands protection enacted.
It was the council's most drastic intervention in Iran's parliamentary history.
However, I should add, it is with regret that we have to take such drastic intervention, a course which could so easily be avoided through co-ordination and commitment by other agencies close at hand.
Despite the progress, Grace is still unable to ride Pilgrim, and Tom undertakes a drastic intervention by forcing the horse to lie down, and having Grace stand on him.