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  • Examples Of Sustainability In Space

    states that there are over 21,000 objects in Earth’s orbit today that can be considered debris over ten centimeters (Stansbery). Scientists worry about these objects colliding with one another. Collision could cause a major snowball effect that could end up damaging an important satellite or group of satellites that provide us with our everyday privileges, such as television or wireless internet. Space debris is a major problem in Earth’s orbit due to the fact that the quantity our planet’s…

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  • Great Barrier Reef Case Study

    Introduction The Great Barrier Reef stretching 2300km along the coast of Queensland is the world’s biggest coral reef system. The GBR contains many plants, animals, habitats and heritage values to the extent that this diverse marine ecosystem has been established as a global natural treasure with world heritage listing. The Reef is also extremely important to industries and communities that depend on a healthy reef for employment/ income and their recreation. Since the 1980’s there have been…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Differences Between Leadership And Powerpoint

    civilian style the military style is much different from the civilians I work with. The manager and employees are in their office all day. There are some that do casual conversation but I do not see the interaction that I do as a manager with the Marines that work for…

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  • Personal Narrative: Veterans Day

    Veterans Day! I was not on FB yesterday so today I will give my 2cent 's worth. Looking back in time, I remember getting out of HS thinking about what I should do with my life. I had no Idea. My parents wanted me to go to some kind of collage. There are people that are made to go to school well I am not one of them,and never was or will be. I realized that. My schooling was the School of hard knocks.from 1971 till? I remember it was a Saturday back in June of 1971. We where (my close…

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  • Short Story: Boot Camp

    Chapter 1 Deployment: It had been a rough nine weeks for the young marine. Boot camp was nothing he had expected, there wasn’t a single moment he wasn’t tired or getting yelled at. The 24 year old Adam Carmicheal stared out the window of the hummer, military armor, very safe very hot. A few beads of sweat rolled down his pale skin. He pushed up his falling glasses, not even a few days into deployment and he already hated Iraq. He had been greeted by some not-so-friendly locals who through items…

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  • Causes Of Marine Pollution Essay

    dioxide coming from your car, the waste that is produced on land ends up reaching the oceans. Marine pollution is defined by the Group of Experts on Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP) as: “the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment resulting in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities including fishing, impairment of quality for use of sea water, and…

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  • The Harmful Effects Of Plastic Toxins On The Ocean And Environment

    our oceans and environment, endangering the whole marine life and ecosystems as well as our own heath Plastics exert its harmful and toxic effect on the marine wildlife as a result of ingesting the plastics, also from leaching of plastic toxins, and from getting entangled in…

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  • Ocean Pollution In Today's Global Politics

    jeopardy when the ocean is polluted. Ocean Pollution includes everything from the extreme to the small scale: oil spills, acid dumping and plastic pollution-- human activities and basic carelessness. Problems evolving from ocean pollution directly harm marine life and the Earth's many valuable resources. Ocean Pollution is a long-term problem that has expanded over the past few decades. In his novel The Exxon Valdez, Dils addresses what has happened with the catastrophe event of the of the…

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  • Coral Reef Environmental Effects

    Growing up in the Florida Keys, I have been surrounded by the ocean my entire life and have personally witnessed it gradually get destroyed over the years. Because of tourism playing a huge role in the Florida keys, our beaches and oceans are left polluted and leaving our reefs to extinction. Not only in the Keys, but throughout Florida our waters are heavily polluted by the great amount of tourism in our state. In the Florida Keys and the Caribbean, there has been a vast decline in staghorn and…

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  • Causes Of Marine Pollution

    Marine Pollution: Causes There are many observable attributes in which we can classify the various types of marine pollution. Marine Pollution is a major setback and not only hampers the marine species but also is passed on to the land animals as well. Sea water covers around 2/3rd of the planet, which plays an important role in maintaining the essential biological and ecological balance. There has been increasing amount and the various kinds of waste products which originates from expanding…

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