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    Coral Bleaching Effects

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    Since the beginning of the industrial era, carbon dioxide or CO2 concentrations have been dramatically increasing. Today we are facing the highest amounts of anthropogenic CO2 in our atmosphere in over 650,000 years. Increased CO2 concentrations will have many negative effects on this planet. Our plants and oceans play a crucial role in carbon recycle on our planet and our oceans absorb one quarter of CO2 that is emitted into our atmosphere. When the ocean absorbs CO2, chemical reactions occur…

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    Alaska Overfishing

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    Though overfishing and lack of proper fisheries management has left much of the world in a critical situation, that’s not the case everywhere. Alaska’s fisheries are some of the most environmentally friendly and economically booming businesses in the world. Every year fishermen harvest hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of fish and shellfish from their waters. Fishery managers have created a system that successfully creates abundant annual fishing seasons that practically eliminates…

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    Summary There is a cultural divide in Canada and in the rest of the Western World between Indigenous students and Western students. Students in multiple countries experience science through out their years in school and evidence has shown that less Indigenous students are participating in science classes and post - secondary programs that involve Science and Technology. Statistics show in the U.S. of the 3.4 million working scientists and engineers only about 10,000 (0.3%) were Aboriginal…

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    University with a degree in Animal Ecology with an emphasis in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Along with that, I have expertise with water quality, knowledge of river conservation, and fisheries management protocols from my time with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and as a student at Iowa State University. I pursued a degree in Natural Resources because I have a strong commitment of protecting our natural resources, with fisheries being my expertise. Moreover, I have…

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    advantageous in terms of environmental sustainability, they may not be desirable for industries and individuals benefiting from this said resource. As such, this is the current case on the eastern coast of the United States where the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is contemplating changes in how menhaden is currently being managed. The more towards better regulation of this fish species is due in part to its substantial role within the Atlantic Oceans food chain, as menhaden is a…

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    time zone that is Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the oldest colony of the British Empire and has a unique heritage linked to the sea. The natural beauty that attract so many of tourist come and visit. Newfoundland and Labrador been known for its fisheries, costal fishing village and distinct culture, this all is for the tourist come for relax in their trip. Nowadays the off-shore oil and gas extraction is a part of the economy in Canada. Next, the smallest province that…

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    Why Threated Lobster?

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    greater amount of eggs compared to their smaller individuals (table 1). This restriction limit the amount caught of certain species, but to counteract this decrease in amounts, the size restriction could be decreased if the fisheries are concerned. This will be difficult, due to fisheries wanting to catch larger individuals due to their market price being higher.…

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    False Killer Whales Essay

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    False Killer Whales versus Killer Whales Both Killer whales (Orcinus orca) and False killer whales (Pseudorca Crassidens) belong to the Delphinidae family. False killer whales resemble orcas because of the shape of their skulls, but the two species are actually not closely related (Baird, 2012). False killer whales are found in all tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate seas (MarineBio, 2013), usually in relatively deep offshore waters (Taylor, et al., 2008). In contrast, killer whales are…

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    2011). Poverty alleviation in traditional fisheries shall be a good area for exploring the merits and demerits of governance system because of the way they are understood and conceptualized the poverty from different dimensional (Paul Ochieng Onyango, 2011).-- Therefore, poverty with multidimensional factors is neither specific to fishing nor geographical locations but it has much to do with the distribution of the wealth generated for the fisheries (Sen, 1981, Eide, Bavinck & Raakjær, 2011),…

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    My determination to study aquatic and fishery science was started with the realization from my past, and it was my firm decision to walking through the right path. I was intrigued to study chemistry because I was astonished by vast and mysterious world of molecules in materials that are so much…

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