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  • The Recreation Concept Of RV Park

    Additional event spaces comprise of a medium plaza south of the CWF to be used for farmer markets and other events. Natural spaces scattered throughout the park include expansive garden plots and wetlands on the north edge , trees lining the north-south promenade, and new tree plantings near the ball fields and new parking areas. Like the Recreation Concept, the wetland was enhanced as an amenity to the park and park users for environmental education and help with flood retention during large storms. On the harbor side of the curvilinear waterfront trail, there are dune areas for users to have a quiet place for contemplation but also serve as flood retention. The Naturalistic Concept considered a variety of active and passive recreation options. The existing ball fields were kept for little league teams. A splash park, centrally located near the plaza has an adjacent lawn for parents to relax and watch their children. The centralized multi-purpose lawn can be used sports games, the car show, festivals and passive activities. On the west side of the park, there are spaces for basketball and tennis players, bocce ball clubs, and a large playground for all ages. Collocated in this area are reservable picnic shelters and a kitchen…

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  • Bowling Basin Rejuvenation Programme Analysis

    Proposal for Scottish about rejuvenation programme for Bowling Basin I would like to propose a site-specific performance piece as part of the Bowling Basin rejuvenation programme. The performance would aim to attract the local community, passers by as well as anyone interested in the history of the harbour. The Bowling Harbour was first opened in 1851. It was a pioneer within the UK shipbuilding industry and provided the country with a large quantity of quality ships, before and during the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Grade Retention

    Grade retention, also known as “being held back” or “repeating”, has been a controversy within the educational system. Grade retention is requiring a student to return to a grade for further education, because he or she did not demonstrate a knowledge of the skills. Rather than follow social promotion traditions, schools should retain students who score low on state assessments, daily homework, and test scores; have little parental support; or show a lack of maturity. The country will face many…

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  • Economic Benefits Of Deforestation

    example, in the Amazon around 17 percent of the forest has been lost in 50 years, mostly due to forest conversion for cattle ranching (Deforestation). Likewise, trees are not the only thing we lose, we lose wildlife and not just tiny amount, the more there is deforestation the more wildlife will be affected (17). “About 80 percent of the world’s documented species can be found in tropical rainforests-some of the forests most vulnerable to deforestation. When species lose their forest homes, they…

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  • Three Types Of Biodiversity

    In america each person generates around 4.3 pounds of garbage daily harming and threatening the world 's biodiversity. There are three types of biodiversity including biodiversity ecosystem, species biodiversity, and genetic biodiversity. All three are fairly self explanatory, ecosystem biodiversity is all the ecosystems within a region of Earth, species biodiversity is all the organisms within an ecosystem, and genetic biodiversity is the different subsets of an organism like a white bunny or a…

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  • The Sea And The Jungle Analysis

    In a rapidly evolving world where new discoveries are made in technology on an almost daily basis, it is often important to reflect on the circumstances of the past as they continue to shape events occurring today. The Sea and the Jungle by H. M. Tomlinson can offer the reader an insightful glimpse into the history of Brazil through the lense of fiction, as though peering through the lush foliage of the Amazon rain forest and happening upon the events of an entirely different era of travel and…

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  • Medicinal Plants In The Amazon

    Forests are essential places for therapeutic plants to develop. In the long run these can be utilized as a part of medicinal research. Forest degradation has enormously reduced the accessibility of therapeutic plant species in the Brazilian Amazon. As of today, 25% of Western pharmaceuticals are derived from rainforest materials, yet just 1% of plants of the Amazon have so far been tried. Currently, over 120 drugs come from plant-derived sources. Of the 3000 plants identified by the US National…

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  • Amazon Rainforest

    Of all the amazing ecosystems in the world among the most impressive are the world’s rainforests. The largest of these rainforests is the Amazon Basin, located in South America. The Amazon is home to an impressive amount of diversity and it’s location in the perfect place on the planet to ensure a wide variety of life. The Amazon basin is one of the most impressive and superb examples of an Ecosystem. An Ecosystem is a complex community of organisms and environment functioning as an ecological…

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  • The Amazon Rainforest

    Guardian from Belém, northern Brazil (The Guardian, 2012). Under the “business as usual”, in which forest clearing will not decrease, 55 species are expected to die out by 2050. Even if cattle ranchers and farmers comply with Brazilian environmental laws, nearly 38 species could still be eliminated. Nearly 54% of the rainforest is under environmental protection, and recently, stricter controls have taken deforestation rates down to a historical low. However, with the Brazilian government in…

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  • How To Write An Essay About Amazon Jungle

    TITLE The Amazon Within: The Jungle Meets The City At This Iquitos Hostel LEAD PARAGRAPH You have finished your jungle tour, visited your shaman, completed your silent retreat and are ready to start making your way back to civilization. Or, you are about to head off for a totally inward journey deep in the Amazon. Either way you will most likely have to stop in Iquitos, an exciting, slightly hectic city in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon. The bustle of the city can be distracting for those…

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