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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Planetary Switch

    The Qualities of the Planetary Switch Just how “green” is going green? It turns out, renewable energy might not be as great as you think. According to, (At Issue: Renewable Energy) renewable energy is something our world needs at present time. Fossil Fuels will eventually run out and there needs to be a backup plan for an alternative energy source. Renewable energy is possible to achieve, but it is going to cost a lot of money. The big question is; is renewable energy worth the major cost? This…

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  • Nd Hill Nature Observation

    fast-paced urban lifestyle that I have been living since moving away from home. Our excursion began at the bird-of-prey aviary. There were several types of birds at the aviary: eastern screech owls, turkey vultures, barred owls, great horned owls, and a bald eagle, to name a few. At the aviary, I learned that barred owls are best known for a call that sounds like, "Who cooks for you… Who cooks for you-all?" After the aviary we began our hike. Along the trail we saw a leopard frog and then saw…

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  • Dichlorodiphenylrichloroethane Case Study

    Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is a clear, tasteless, near odorless organochloride made famous for its insecticidal properties and resulting environmental impact. In 1939, the Swiss chemist, Paul Hermann Muller discovered DDT’s insecticidal properties. In World War II DDT was used to control malaria and typhus among civilian troops. It was later used as an agricultural insecticide and as it popularity increased, it gained commercial use. In 1962, Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, a…

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  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Exxon Valdez was the largest spill in US waters until Deepwater Horizon oil spill, with approximately 11 million gallons of crude oil, but some environmentalist believe it could be upwards of around 38 million gallons of oil. The oil tanker ran aground after unfortunate circumstances of trying to avoid ice bergs. The tanker that was meant for Long Beach, California went aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska. This remote area became one of the biggest human caused natural disasters with oil…

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  • Whooper Swan Research Paper

    species in the U.S. Some of Finland's most dangerous animals are the wolves and bears. Finland has a rare creature, the Saimaa Ringed Seal, however, the U.S also has a rare creature called the Louisiana Black Bear. The national bird for the U.S is the Bald Eagle and Finland's is the Whooper Swan. Farming in both the U.S and Finland are both very interesting and similar. Farmers in the U.S make an average of $61,000 a year. There are about 2.1 million farms scattered around the U.S. The U.S…

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  • Interview To An Immigrant: An Interview With Miguel Gomez

    block away from my house. He was raised in the City of Long Beach and works at Disneyland where he met my sister. He also likes to go out to Mexican parties and dance. He is a very generous and pleasurable person. Miguel strongly believes that the bald eagle still exemplifies America because it is a sign of freedom and power. He also presumes true that the American solute is still a symbolic…

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  • Voyageurs National Park Research Paper

    Park Ecology: Voyageurs National Park With the landscape being molded nearly a billion years ago, glaciers have proved to be a prominent impact on the topography of Voyageurs National Park. In addition to forming the rigid layers of the terrain, the glaciers have also helped in the formation of the mosaic-like rocks and minerals that exist in the present-day wildlife sanctuary. Years of snow and rain have also contributed to the erosion of the sediments, thus affecting the geological development…

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  • India's Sacred Cow Analysis

    In the article India’s Sacred Cow the author, Marvin Harris, attempts to explain the rationale behind the Indian culture’s admiration and worship of the cow, a practice which is often questioned by Westerners. He is able to illustrate that keeping cows alive is actually vital to the survival of many Indians and given their economic climate, is actually the most sustainable use of their resources. Harris brings up a number of factors that would indicate that defining the cow as sacred is a…

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  • Stereotypes To Partake In Physical Culture

    Picture 1: This picture represents a physical culture demonstration happening in Moscow in 1938. During this time, the Soviet Union was pushing for individuals to partake in physical culture to ensure they had could recruit strong individuals into the military at a moment’s notice and because they believed such exercise could increase a worker’s productivity. In this picture, everyone is neatly formed into lines, and there are both men and women. This indicates the changing attitude of Soviets…

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  • Ddt's Negative Effects On Birds

    Eagles and their offspring, in particular, faced many difficulties in keeping their population alive when DDT use was at its height. “…DDT and its relatives alter the bird's calcium metabolism in a way that results in thin eggshells” (Stanford). The thinning of eggshells meant that when the mother cared for the eggs, they would crack, killing the embryo inside. Significantly fewer eaglets were fledged, thus causing the population of affected eagles to decline precipitously…

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