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  • Littering Argument Essay

    This could be from the fondness of seafood to the well-being of marine life. The message that the foundation is conveying informs people that they are littering redundantly. They want people to acknowledge what is thrown into the ocean, because it is life threatening. For example, a fish indulges a large piece of plastic…

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  • 11 Starfish Research Paper

    The 11 armed sea star lives in South Australia , new Zealand and in the cape peninsula .it’s the largest seastar in southern australia they are found under rocks,algae in pools and in low water levels. It eats oysters,mussels,snails,shrimp and other starfish. It’s scientific name is the Coscinasterias calamaria . it could be brown, blue , green , grey, mauve,white,cream or orange. It you cut off one of its arms it will grow into a new starfish. It’s arms could grow to be up to 30 cm. 11 armed…

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  • Coco Beach Case Study

    Coco beach is a public beach with no entrance fee unlike other beaches in the Dar-es-salaam city in Tanzania. The beach is dirty and polluted which has lowered the attraction for visitors and residents. Hence it is necessary to estimate the recreational use value of Coco beach in order to maintain its environmental quality and avoid the irreversible damage. Non-market valuations have become increasingly important for placing monetary values for the environmental goods and services. The specified…

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  • Persuasive Essay: Why Sea Animals Are Dying

    Each year, littering causes 1 million birds, 100,000 marine mammals, and 4,600 sea turtles to die. Guess who makes that happen? People! Guess who can stop that, EVERYONE! Innocent animals are dying because of litter in the ocean or any body of water. What are we going to do about it. So many sea animals are dying because of littering. Most of it is happening off the Pacific Coast. The animals are eating the litter and getting stuck in it. Leatherback turtles have been around for 100 million…

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  • Essay On Loch Ness Monster

    There is an old legend about a monster living in the depths of Loch Ness. Some say that it is a dinosaur, others say it's a giant serpent, and others believe it is something else. However, I believe it is one big fat hoax. Many Loch Ness plants and animals are large, large enough to be confused for a monster. One example of something that could be confused as a monster is a sturgeon. Many Loch Ness sightings described Nessie to have bony plates on its back, which matches a sturgeons…

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  • Plastic Oceans: How Plastic Enter The World

    up over time and eventually kill them. Not many chicks make it to adulthood because of the pollution. Water pollution is not only affecting birds. About 3.5 million pieces of new plastic enter the world's ocean daily, which increases the danger to marine life. Plastics such as plastic bags can be mistaken as jellyfish which loggerhead sea turtles love. Microplastics can block the sunlight from reaching plankton and algae which are very important…

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  • Plastic Pollution On The Ocean

    Plastic pollution and the effects on the ocean By: Hana Crittenden I have decided to research plastic pollution in the oceans. I chose this topic because every other summer since I was little, my dad's side of the family has a family reunion at the New Jersey Shore. We rented a very nice beach house right on the shore. And I have always loved the ocean so I looked forward to this trip all year. But I have noticed that over the years trash has been building up. And every time I come back to the…

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  • Illustrations: The Story Of Paka Panda

    The Story of Paka Panda Written by Sytun Baldwin Illustrations by Heather Hillard-Bonds Monday morning, Paka looked over the glacier. He licked his paws, yawned and played with ice. The ice surrounding him, where he often played with Patsy the penguin, was as white as sugar. Now, Patsy, mind you, was a character. She was always laughing, joking, and pulling pranks. That’s why Paka loved her so, because she was full of much fun. Skip, skip, hop-hop, waddle, waddle, all the way to…

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  • The Cove Essay

    The Cove is a documentary film (2009) that describes the annual killing of dolphins in a Quasi-National Park, in Japan from an ocean conservationist's view. The film reveals the fact that 23,000 dolphins and porpoises are killed every year in Japan's whaling industry, which is way more than the number reported by Japanese Government. An anecdotal evidence presented in the movie stated most Japanese turn a blind eye to dolphin meat. To devote the truth O'Barry, Psihoyos and his crew arrived a…

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  • The Effects Of Plastic In The Ocean

    are over 700 marine animals who are exposed to plastic garbage (Lacurci, J., 2015). This leads to having over 100,000 marine animals and one million seabirds die due to the plastic garbage in the water every year (Facts About Marine Litter). Entanglement is a huge issue with the increasing amount of plastic debris in the ocean. The 3 animals that most commonly get entangled in debris are sea turtles, fur seals, and Hawaiian monk seals. Many sea animals enjoy rolling around in the debris like…

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