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    world, the Megaptera novaeangliae, also commonly known as the humpback whale, is one of many species that dictates the environment surrounding them. As they migrate from the polar waters where they prefer to feed during the summer to tropical waters to breed during the winter, they cover up to 16,000 miles each year. But how does each whale know exactly what to do, where to go, and who to follow? They accomplish this through their communication system of songs, clicks, whistles, and pulsed calls. To humans, this tasks deems highly challenging, for we use words to communicate with each other; however, whales do not need as elaborate of a vocabulary. Male humpback whales produce long, repetitive vocalizations…

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    Humpback Whale In this paper, I will discuss a Humpback Whale biome of their choosing as an animal from that biome. I will explain how a humpback whale lives in weather and their biome. Also, I will explain where does a humpback whale live at in different oceans. The humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. A humpback whale is one of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12-16 meters 39-52 feet and weigh approximately 36,000 kilograms 79,000 pounds. The humpback has a…

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    art of good construction and irregular forms which is neither an easy task, nor a brief one. However, Garner also engages the reader by using arguments from the descriptive side. One of the most enlightening of these comes from the linguist Steven Pinker. In an explanation about whether language should be instinctual or constructed from meticulous choices, Pinker states that language is much like the song of the humpback whale. We would not criticize their song, saying that it was incorrectly…

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    to do whales harm. The process of whaling has been around since about 800 A.D. whales were hunted for their meat, oils and bones. They were also turned into shoe polishes, margarines, dog foods, and tennis racket strings. Coastal species in Europe, and then in North America declined to an extremely low level. Species such as the humpback, fin, right, blue, sei, bowhead, and the sperm whales were hunted…

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    Whaling has been a controversial activity for some years now. Whales in today’s society have been regarded as “gentle giants” and highly intelligent animals, which is true. Some nations however, such as the Norwegian and Japanese have whaling deeply rooted in their culture and history. For many centuries, their ancestors took part in whaling as a means to sustain their life, livelihood and culture. I agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered…

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    Reactions to events are an important part in today’s world. From tragedy and horror to miracles and joy, everyone has their own unique reaction to an event. There are many examples of how characters react to events in every novel. Reactions can completely change the opinion of someone or something. The story, Moby Dick, has many positive and negative reactions that take place during different events. One example of a positive reaction is that Ahab wants to hunt down and kill the whale that took…

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    nationalist perceptions. The transnationalist argument against whaling mainly deals with animal rights and also the impact on the environment of losing specific whale species. The nationalist’s argument on the other hand, involves experimentation and tradition in cultures, and supporting some economies. The two sides have compelling reasoning. However, the nationalist arguments are more substantial and cogent. With the regard of these two contrasting views, they do have the possibility of being…

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    Whaling has been a Native American tradition for over 2,000 years, incidentally the International Whaling Commission and many other nongovernmental organizations are trying to change that tradition. These types of organizations such as Greenpeace, IWC, and NAMMCO, entail transnationalist views. Whereas on the other hand, states like Japan, Norway, and Iceland, have nationalist perceptions. The transnationalist argument against whaling mainly deals with animal rights and also the impact on the…

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    The author states the theories about the main cause of extinction, and provides three reasons of support. However, the professor explains that these theories were not the cause of Steller’s sea cow population decline, and refutes each of the author’s reasons. The reading posits that the sea cows were overhunted by the native Siberian people. On the other hand, the professor explains this point by saying that the sea cow was a mass creature with nine meters long heavy body. He states that the…

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    Quebec about the traditional Beluga whale-hunting event as they agreed to reenact it for the one last time. One of the most outstanding themes from this film is the inheritance and innovation of the tradition and the modernity. In order to reflect such struggles, the film takes the benefits from its selected topic in which the event itself is an act of honoring the past, and it reveals the issue by showing the personal conflicts between the attitudes and viewpoints…

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