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    to pay respect to her fallen brother: “Go to what you please. I go to bury him. How beautiful to die in such pursuit!” (Roche 194). Antigone’s civil disobedience is just one example of the many committed and just like Antigone, Julia Butterfly Hill also stood up for what she believed in. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, civil disobedience is “the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, as a peaceful form of political protest.” Antigone and Julia Butterfly Hill both emanate this idea and are selfless women who have benefitted their communities for the greater good. Julia Butterfly Hill and Antigone are both humble women who make the effort to put others needs in front of their own. Julia Butterfly Hill is an environmental activist who, when the life of a tree was in jeopardy, decided to take the situation into her own hands. She lived in the tree for 758 days in harsh conditions using survival skills to stay alive and ultimately put the tree’s life before her own. The importance of…

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    advocates the protection of the environment.” There are dozens of great environmentalists that have changed the world today. One that stuck out in particular was Julia Hill. Julia Hill was a woman who at the age of 22 affected the Redwood forest in a spectacular way. Julia was born in Mount Vernon, Missouri on February 18th, 1974. She spent the first ten years of her life playing outside of her father's travel trailer at campsites. Their family traveled across the country following her…

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    went by the name of Julia Butterfly Hill headed on a trip to California’s Redwood National and State Park. While visiting the forest Julia was captivated by the beauty and natural history of the forest to the point that she felt a spiritual harmony with her surroundings. In just two short weeks to Julia’s dismay she found out that a great social injustice was occurring the same forest that she had just visited. Pacific Lumber, a local logging company was cutting down the trees in the forest and…

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    The Butterfly in the Tree. 20 years old, two years in a tree and risked her life to save the trees. This woman was Julia Lorraine ¨Butterfly”Hill. she is one the people defend the trees so they don't go extinct and from the illegal loggers. Julia´s childhood wasn't that different then one of ours. Hill was homeschooled in a Christian family that settled in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She began college at age 16 and opened her own restaurant at 18. At age twenty, Hill moved to Fayetteville…

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    a concert of drums. My limbs move supplely, I feel my joints strong, I breathe the air deeply. The night lives, I live” (17). Nature is Paul’s connection to life, to his childhood, to what was before death. He remembers sitting by a stream as a child while he sits on sentry duty, he relates the butterflies on the battlefield to those he collected as a boy. It is not only Paul who holds onto his past life through nature. Detering, a farmer cries out for dying horses on the battlefield, cries out…

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    CHAPTER 4 PSO AND GA TECHNIQUE 4.1 Moth Flame Optimization In the proposed MFO algorithm, I assumed that the candidate solutions are moths and the problem’s variables are the position of moths in the space. Therefore, the moths can fly in 1-D, 2-D, 3-D, or hyper dimensional space with changing their position vectors. Since the MFO algorithm is a population-based algorithm. It should be noted here that moths and flames are both solutions. The difference between them is the way we treat and…

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    One of the most fascinating creatures to me as a child was the monarch butterfly. Not only for its eye-catching wings that match the autumn leaves, but how they are the only butterfly that migrates south for the winter, similar to birds. Every year, millions make their journey from North America to Mexico or California, although those individual butterflies won’t return. Monarch migration is one of mother nature’s greatest phenomena. They migrate for two reasons: they cannot withstand the harsh,…

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    more commonly known as the monarch butterfly. Every monarch butterfly is bright orange with white spots on it. To the left is a picture of a monarch butterfly. It is also shown in its natural habitat, any type of tropical forest. They need to live in a tropical forest because they need to be in a warm climate in order for them to survive. Furthermore, accordinging to BioKids, “Monarch butterflies are found in North America, South America, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, islands in the…

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    THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY Butterflies, like many insects across the UK have undeniable importance to the ecosystem. Maintaining butterfly populations has become a priority across the globe as anthropogenic activities increase to threaten butterfly species. One such species under threat in the UK is the Duke of Burgundy. Decline in flagship species over recent years has led to a review of the biodiversity action plans and the importance they have across the globe. This POSTnote examines the risks of…

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    Name of Activity: Metamorphosis Resources: - The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Belk Library - Pipe cleaners, paper plates, popsicle sticks, and craft pom-poms – Hobby Lobby - Crayons, color pencils, and glue- Freedom Trail Objectives: My objective is to teach kids about metamorphosis by using the popular children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Then I’ll have them create either caterpillars using popsicle sticks and pom-poms or decorate butterfly wings using crayons and color pencils. Hook:…

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