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  • Society And Clones In Never Let Me Go By Kazuo Ishiguro

    large countries ignored the massive problems of death, sinking, and disease on the Pacific Islands caused by their emissions. Meanwhile, in Never Let Me Go society ignores the horrible conditions they let the clones live in. The novel’s depiction of how society treats the clones educates readers on why big countries ignore the Pacific Islands because both humanity and big countries cause problems for the clones and Pacific Islanders that they cannot bear to speak of. Fossil fuels are a part…

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  • Australia Holiday

    Australia is a large and relatively dry continent located on the Oceania, which is a continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. It is also the flattest continent on Earth with an average elevation of 985 feet; this is one of the primary reasons that the annual rainfall is thinly dispersed and scattered – approximately 16.5 inches. On top of that, 40% of the surface gets less than 10 inches per year, with annual evaporation exceeding annual rainfall on more than three fourth…

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  • Battle Of The Coral Sea Essay

    empire expand around the pacific. Before the war has even started each sides of the battle had a plan for what they were going to do. Japan plans was to isolate Australia from the allies, and then invade the port city of Moresby. From this Japan now has the ability to have air power superiority over Australia. They even had the Imperial navy trapping all of the eastern flanks of New Guinea. This would make a perfect chance for japan to go to all of the south of the pacific and take over all of…

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  • Fat And Overweight: The Influence Of Western Ideas

    There are many things that are socially constructed in today’s society nation-wide because of the influence of the Western ideas. One of that being the idea of how an individual’s weight can define whether they are “fat” or “overweight”. Both of these correlating with the idea of not being healthy and that they may be obese. “Fat” and “overweight” is a scientific way to describe the mass weight of the individual, but has been commonly used negatively that now these terms are seen more as a…

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  • 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Essay

    San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It's known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, and cable cars, but is at risk for a major earthquake. San Francisco is built on the north american plate with it moving against a transform boundary, with the Pacific plate. A transform boundary is when two plates slide against each other, causing many earthquakes since San Francisco is on the west…

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  • Case Study: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    inquiry is to investigate the topicof debris in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, with the main focus being the detrimental effects of plastic waste matteron sea birds.Scientists estimate that 90% of seabirds have consumed plastic debris (ChrisWilcoxa, 2015). The ingestion of plastic debris in seabirds can lead tostomach obstruction and death (Chris Wilcoxa, 2015). The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a large mass of floating garbage in the Pacific Ocean that is formed by a high pressure system…

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  • The Importance Of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the planets biggest cluster of soaring trash, there are greater than 79,000 tonnes of plastic in the ocean in just a 1.6 million square kilometer area. The sum of garbage is up to sixteen times bigger than past measurements. This essay will discuss why it is important for people to have an awareness of “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” through how it was initially discovered, how people can change it positively in many ways, and greater issues that will occur…

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  • Ev71 Essay

    Bulgaria in 1975 and Hungary in 1978 (Tee, 2010). Since 1997, the HFMD with EV71-associated neurological syndrome with high mortality rate had spread rapidly in Asia, especially in Southeast Asia (Yang, 2009). Most of the outbreaks reported in the Asia-Pacific region since 1997 were caused by EV71 subgenogroups that are previously unknown. The EV71 infections had become a serious and urgent issue which threats the global public health. Hence, the main purpose of the paper “Evolutionary Genetics…

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  • Zika Virus Research

    The Zika virus is quickly becoming a major problem for today’s society with the main problem being that scientists do not know why the virus is beginning to transmit so quickly. This study consists of research gathered the internet and peer reviewed journals produced by scientists. It was hypothesized that the increase in transmission is because of tourists traveling to sporting events in South America. Information was collected and observed and the findings supported the fact that climate…

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  • Battle Of Midway Analysis

    The Island of Midway is located in Pacific Ocean, approximately 1,300 miles from Honolulu, Hawaii. Strategically, the island became a valuable asset to obtain during the Pacific War because of its location, as a half way point from Hawaii to Japan. Increased tensions between Japan and the United States came to a climax December 7, 1941; the day Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Six months later, the United States engaged the Japanese Imperial fleet in the Battle of Midway. The analysis of the events…

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