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    Laurel Bay Descriptive

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    The woody, balsamic aroma of bay, with its spicy undertones, is regarded as a masculine scent. It is valued in aromatherapy for its cleansing effects on the mind, body and spirit. Laurel bay, a native of the Mediterranean, has been a symbol of wisdom and peace for thousands of years; an oil can also be steam-distilled from the leaves of the West Indian bay, a native of South America. Bay is warming to the emotions. It is mildly narcotic and euphoric, helping to lift the spirits. Its strengthening and supportive actions help to overcome shyness as it inspires confidence and imagination. Bay is a purifying oil that treats cellulite, settles the stomach and clears dandruff. Bay's warming action boosts the circulation and in a massage it's beneficial for treating muscular aches and rheumatism, especially when combined with rose and juniper oil. Bay contains a rich mixture of active ingredients, including alcohols, esters and terpenes. Phenols: Phenols give bay oil its warming properties. They are stimulants to the nervous system, activate healing and are highly antiseptic. Oils such as bay may irritate your skin if used in high concentrations. The principal phenol in bay is eugenol. Also found in clove and cinnamon, eugenol gives bay a spicy, clove-like fragrance. Cineole oxide: Also known as eucalyptol, this gives bay its camphor-like undertones…

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    In The Ways of Her Household, Ulrich talks about how women’s work in the 1700’s weren’t tangible like men’s work, but were distinctly important in order to keep the community and the family thriving. This theme is shown throughout Midwife’s Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Martha Ballard’s diary shines a light on the everyday task of women in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. Martha is simultaneously a “physician, nurse, midwife, mortician, pharmacist, and attentive wife.” Many people would have…

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    Within the development of America and European settlement, there have been many influences. One of the biggest influences has been greed from 1492-1815; this greed has been present in the Spanish, French, and British colonies. This greed was a key factor in the finding and development of the above people. The following will look at specific examples in the Spanish, French, and British colonies as well as examples from the book A Midwife 's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Starting in 1492 the…

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    Essay On Chesapeake Bay

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    teaching, and in those teachings are the dignity of a human being, call to a particular group or family and to participate, rights and responsibilities, giving to the wellbeing of the poor, dignity and rights of workers, solidarity, and lastly care for god’s creation. The Chesapeake Bay has been degraded by pollution, manmade and natural change over the course of many years. But many young adults can make a change and help out by taking part in restoration programs like cleanups around the…

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    thanks to innovation in technology but it still has a long journey to go before it can compete with other renewable sources such as wind energy. FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy) has been perfecting this technology so that Canadians around the Atlantic region can have access to a eco-friendly energy source that will not only provide them energy but one that can have minimal damage on the aquatic eco-systems. Tidal energy works by harnessing the force of tides. This force will push…

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    10 strokes of the cat-of-nine-tails. Time being more precious they both chose the combination punishment getting 5 lashes the next day and the last 5 twelve days later. Thomas left Foley as the lumber industry in Foley and Conger Townships became too marginal and headed for Ramsey, Ontario, originally a gold mine town but in 1947, as Thomas arrived, it was turning into a lumber town. Lottie and Thomas retired back in Parry Sound with Lottie passing away on May 26, 1966 and Thomas nearly 4 years…

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    Economic Benefit Analysis

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    Economic Benefits Introducing a large-scale tidal power project in the Bay of Fundy region would create employment opportunities, increase GDP and tax revenue and may decrease health care expenditures. Employment 22 000 full-time equivalent jobs are expected to arise from a large tidal power project. The planning, construction and maintenance of the turbines would require many employees during both the construction and operation and maintenance phases. The majority of these jobs would be in…

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    Reference Ecosystem for Arimawhai Point, Great Mercury Island Introduction When a company, community, trust or private land owner plan on creating a reserve on a degraded landscape they must consider using a reference ecosystem when in the process of planning how to create the reserve. A reference ecosystem is another ecosystem that has the same features as the planned ecosystem this can include temperature, average amount of rainfall, soil type/geology, vegetation type. Reference ecosystems…

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    Vulnerable Population

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    carrying this year. Feelings of fear and frustration may lead to individuals not understanding the negative impact that aerial spraying might have on their environment in the long run. This makes it of top propriety to address any conflicts that might arise. It is suggested that Monroe County begins the process by holding community meetings informing individuals of why the change is necessary to ensure that the population of Monroe County is able to flourish in the coming years. It is also…

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    Among the other environmental issue, the most pressing health issue in Maryland that I selected as being the top priority and most essential is “Saving the Chesapeake Bay”. The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary, a body of water that is formed where freshwater from streams and rivers flows into the ocean, mixing with sea water. The nation’s water is in jeopardy to 10,000 miles of Maryland streams affected by the polluting industries that carved loopholes in the Clean Water Act.1 "Save the Bay"…

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