Pacific Lumber Company

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  • How Does Julia Hill Protect The Environment

    Redwoods from the Pacific Lumber Co. They had the intention of cutting the Forrest clean. These protesters were sitting in the trees so that the company could not cut them down. At first, Julia became inspired by how the tree-sitters were rotating in and out of the tree. That bit of inspiration turned into actions. When the organization needed somebody to sit in the tree for one week, there were no volunteers. Julia reported that since there were no volunteers, they had to pick her. She sat there for 6 days. After that, an organization called “Earth First!” as well as a few other organizations, and volunteers supported her. On December 10th, 1997 Julia Hill climbed 180 feet up into a Redwood by the name of Luna. She rested on two 6 foot by 6 food platforms. She didn’t stay there for 6 days. She stayed for 738 days. She did interviews on TV and the radio. She exercised, learned tons of survival skills. She even managed to get warmth by wrapping herself in a sleeping bag with and leaving only a small hole for breathing. She somehow accomplished all this while in Luna. She had a single burner propane stove and was able to hoist necessities up with a rope. She faced a plenty of hate from many groups of people. In the end, all her hard work paid off because in 1999 Pacific Lumber Co. decided to set an agreement to save Luna and all trees within a 200 foot buffer-zone. Julia Hill agreed to come down. The organization also gave the $50,000 they raised to the Pacific Lumber Co. but…

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  • Descriptive Essay About A Cruise

    Tossing and turning, I could not sleep the night before our cruise to Ensenada, Mexico. Excitement had gotten the best of me. It was the day of the cruise. We all met 5:30am sharp outside of our friend Aaron’s house. All of us carpooled together in Joey’s car and hit the road to Long Beach, California; where it is the home of the Carnival Corporation’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal. When we arrived we can see all the cruise ships that were departing that day. First we went through the terminals,…

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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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  • Negative Effects Of Bottom Trawling

    According to the China Statistical Yearbook of 2013, more than six million tons of catch were generated by China’s 36,744 trawlers [11]. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture began to invest in the construction of the Beidou fishing vessel position monitoring system (VMS) in 2006. At the end of 2014, more than 60 thousand fishing vessels had been outfitted with VMS. This system provides continuous records to support fishery management. Sixty percent of the trawlers in China are distributed in the…

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  • Relocation Of Japanese Americans Essay

    On the 7th of December in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following year, in the middle of February, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that allowed for the relocation of all those living in coastal Washington, Oregon, and California with Japanese ancestry. Those living on the West coast were relocated to desolate places far away from the Pacific Ocean and placed in camps with other Japanese Americans. There were a few reasons for the relocation of Japanese…

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  • Role Of Convicts In The European Settlement Of Australia

    VU21481 Student Name: Chee Leong Cheang ID: GEC000007K Task 1 Examine the coastal exploration of Australia prior to 1778 1. New Zealand The Great Southern Land 2. Sea was dangerous the winds didn't always blow in the right direction for the sea travel and it was such a long way it was difficult to bring enough food and water. 3. Great southern land is a single released by the Australia rock band iceberg. Peaking at number five on the Australia singles chart. It…

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  • The Hawaiian Dream Analysis

    How is it that some volcano in the middle of the Pacific ocean exploded in this exact spot? How did the birds survive, how did the soil get ground down from the spiky lava? How did the plants grow? This is paradise on Earth. This is the Hawaiian Dream. Hot damn, talk about freak volcanic eruptions and even freakier ornithological survival rates. Sitting on a jet plane to Waikiki, you read about Cook’s first impressions of Hawai’i, discovered tracking the course of Venus, goddess of love while…

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  • South China Case Study

    The current state of the Pacific is becoming increasingly complex and delicate. Although the Pacific Air Force’s dedication to “working with our allies and partners to deter aggression, increase burden sharing, and maintain peace and stability.” is still being maintained, local state actors have made it increasingly difficult for restoring stability in the region, primarily the aggressive actions of China in the South China Sea. As stated in the U.S. Pacific Command’s Posture Statement, “Chinese…

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  • Compare Traveling To North America Essay

    It’s the same routine over and over. Traveling constantly, shining a light everywhere I go for everyone to see. They go on their happy way while I do the same thing over and over, day after day. But it is what I am meant to do, travel around the world and see countless places and people with endless possibilities. I have so much space around me to move and a perfect view of the world that keeps growing every second. Around and around, seeing the same things that end up changing. First my…

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  • Yann Martel's Life Of Pi: Character Analysis

    “It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names.” Yann Martel mentioned this in his famous novel “Life of Pi”,a piece of literature which was then remediated into a movie in 2012. It mainly illustrates the development of the protagonist, Piscine Molitor Patel, and his legendary journey in the Pacific Ocean with an extraordinary companion, a tiger named Richard Parker. This romance narrative follows the narrative…

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