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    Niagara Escarpment

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    The Niagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the United States of America and Canada. This escarpment has been very important to humans, animals and plant life. This escarpment houses over 479 species of wildlife and over 100 varieties of special interest floras that make up almost 40% of Ontario’s rare floras. Here the escarpment has some of Ontario’s best skiing, camping, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking and scenic viewing, generating over $100 million. This escarpment stretches from Queenston, ONT to Tobermory,ONT and covers over 725 km while have a peak of 510 above sea level. It is home to Canada's largest and longest footpath, Bruce Trail with a distance 885 km. The beautiful scenery attracts many people to live in this area, creating…

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    Egg Hunt Reflection

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    This past semester, I worked with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of South Niagara over the Easter weekend for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is a charitable event that raises funds for the organization with the help of the City of Welland as well as the Welland firefighters, both volunteer and paid. Also, with the aid of many, many volunteers, the event almost always runs as planned. I have helped at this event for the past two years with friends. Both years, my friends and I have painted faces…

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    Every minute, six million cubic feet of water falls over Niagara Falls! Every year, thirty million people travel to the falls just to get a glimpse of what many consider the “unofficial” eighth wonder of the world. This summer, I was given the opportunity to experience this first hand. My family and I drove up to Niagara Falls, CA because the Canadian view is reportedly even more beautiful. This is how my trip went… There are a number of excursions available to you including a number of things…

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    Love Canal Case Study

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    Carter spent $10 million purchasing homes during the relocation process. Every house surrounding the old canal was damaged due to toxic waste exposure (University at Buffalo Libraries, n.d.). The Department of Environmental Conservation constructed a tile drain collection system to prevent further rainfall from washing chemicals into the surrounding ground. This system collects the migrating chemicals that are then filtered into a water treatment plant. In the plant water is filtered through…

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    Love Canal Tragedy

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    late 1970s. In this mini case study paper, the background of Love Canal, the main issue caused this tragedy, the actions taken by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with the outcomes, and the resulting effects on the health of the population exposed at Love Canal and the tragedy will be mainly discussed. In 1978, Love Canal near Niagara Falls in upstate New York was seen as a beautiful river, which wind around the hundreds of houses and schools. The clam was shattered.…

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    Niagara Falls is a wonderful place to visit especially in the summer. Niagara is the collective name for three waterfalls that connect the international border between Canada and the United States. The features that became Niagara Falls were created by the Wisconsin glaciation about 10,000 years ago. The same forces also created the North American Great Lakes and the Niagara River. You can visit Niagara fall by driving to New York or you can fly there it really depends on your budget…

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    As the second biggest country in the world, Canada has countless of attractions to offer. From cities with rich cultural history to natural wonders that will mesmerize your eyes, the country is a paradise for backpacker who is seeking for adventure. Here are the compelling reasons to visit Canada. Feel the Thrill Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is one of the biggest falls in the world and its beauty has seduced millions of tourists each year. These gigantic falls drop around 57 meters. This is the…

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    Quaker's Lawrence

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    Just a few lots to the west of the two Jennings’ farm was the Pelham branch of the Quaker’s the oldest such branch in Canada. The Friends, as they call their members settled in the Niagara region in 1786 many from New Jersey in Sussex County, the same county in which Hannah was born. As Quaker’s they disavowed anything to do with violence and hence took no active part in the Revolutionary War. This stance of neutrality had members suffer double taxation and the loss of some civil rights – and…

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    recent time, it has been described as an epidemic. It became a focus of intensive and extensive studies on health effect, environmental studies and epidemiologic research (Friis and Seller, 2014, p.20; Jasanoff, 1998 p.83). This paper attempts to bring to light how a community is forced to bear the consequences of decision made by greedy and negligent corporate bodies. It is the exposition of conflict between scientific evidence, politics, economic and health consideration. In what resulted into…

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    for their great appearance of life and its tranquility. This can be seen just a couple of feet away from the well known Mirror Lake Highway. While I am here, I witness multiple coyotes, beaver dams, deer, cows, and much more. The geographical features are outstanding as well. Magnificent, clear lakes stood in sequence one after the other in the mountains. Any traces of wind shatter the lakes of their once untouched state. Also, the Provo River slices its way through the valley like a dull knife…

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