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  • Comparison Of Phineas And Ferb

    Actions on nesting beaches $9,800,000 Actions in marine environment $54,000,000 *$145,700,000 of these costs are shared with actions identified in the Loggerhead Recovery Plan.” [http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/pdfs/recovery/turtle_green_atlantic.pdf] Even though nothing was listed as being directly affected by the recovery plan, it could be argued that there are micro issues with the way it is being tackled. In my opinion, I do not feel like the green sea turtle has a huge role in the ecosystem, even though according to worldwildlife.org, “Green turtles graze on seagrasses and algae, which maintains the seagrass beds and makes them more productive (much like mowing the lawn to keep it healthy). Seagrass consumed by green turtles is quickly digested and becomes available as recycled nutrients to the many species of plants and animals that live in the sea grass ecosystem. Seagrass beds also function as nurseries for several species of invertebrates and fish, many of which are of considerable value to commercial fisheries and therefore important to human food security.” There are many other species, as well as other subspecies of turtles and marine life which probably preform the same ecological role, yet I still think if green sea turtles were to go extinct, it would be a great loss in biodiversity. Even though there are many laws in place protecting the turtles, there are always loopholes, especially when it comes to the black market and poached eggs. However, there are some…

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  • Seagrass Company Audit Case Study

    Seagrass Company Audit Seagrass Company employs Carol Jones, an independent Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to conduct the organization’s annual accounting audit. In conducting accounting audits, auditors employ sampling strategies of key general ledger accounts and transactions to determine the effectiveness of internal controls, accuracy of data, and detect potential misstatements and fraudulent activities. Examination of Ms. Jones’ completed audit reveals incorrect assumptions,…

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  • Summary: The Misrepresentation Of Sharks

    prove that sharks are imperative for a clean and healthy ocean. Sharks eliminate other primary consumers that otherwise would not have any predators. This keeps the ecosystem in balance because smaller species of wildlife in the ocean can flourish, ultimately keeping the ocean clean. Sharks also target injured and diseased fish quite often, ultimately limiting diseases. Sharks are also responsible for keeping other consumers in check. For example, some “sharks like to hunt in shallow waters…

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  • The Great Barrier Reef (GBR)

    in an area, which in turn affects other species in the food web. Conservation and management of coastal fisheries production needs this interconnectedness considered (Waltham et sl., 2015). Tourism in the GBR contributes about $5 billion to the Australian economy and provides jobs for 63000 people and as such is one of Australia’s most valuable assets. With 1.6 million people visiting the GBR each year, tourism is a threat potentially damaging the coral reef and disturbing species within this…

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  • Summary: The Great Barracuda

    Body structure and Symmetry Description The sphydrena barracuda also known as the Great Barracuda is described as a large fish usually around 50-110 lbs. The Great Barracuda has a silver and round body with dark patches. They are also known to have lighter side bands. Their mouth has an interesting feature with very sharp teeth and a large underslung jaw. They also have widely separated dorsal fins. The Great Barracuda has a bilateral symmetry (seaworld.org). Habitat Description The Great…

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  • Surplus Warehouse Case Study

    from Surplus Warehouse will not only minimize pollution and mitigate health problems, but it will also save you money in the long run. Carpets are hotbeds for indoor pollutants. When older carpets or flooring is installed, it releases volatile organic compounds, such as formaldehyde and benzene, that can get trapped in the carpet along with toxic chemicals used to repeal soil moisture and allergens tracked in from outside. However, Surplus Warehouse offers numbers sustainable flooring…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Beach Drinking At The Beach

    might see. Once she started to swim away, the group followed, and I immediately began exploring. To start off, I saw a couple of remoras. Remoras in the wild are scavenger creatures, and what they do to survive is they eat scraps from bigger animals such as sharks. The remoras have a natural suction on their head which they use to scavenge food by suctioning themselves to larger fish’s bodies. While I knew this at the time of the excursion as well, It was no surprise to me that the remoras were…

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  • Senior Symposium Summary

    routine. Dance therapy facilitates better communication. Through dance, the mind, body, and spirt are connected, thus reducing stress. Music therapy impacts the inner workings of the brain, and it can facilitate more effective studying. As a product, the senior (Maddie Counsell) partnered with STEP VA to organize dance classes. The second presentation, given by Summer Simulcik, was on the impact of sea turtles on marine life. Six out of seven species of sea turtles are endangered. The…

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  • Lost Girls Summary

    overturn on stories allows for a timeline that follows closely with that of the police reports. Because of this, readers are able to determine whether or not Kolker has an accurate timeline. Starting off with the first important date, December of 2010, it is easy to find articles supporting Kolker’s timeline and certain details about the discovery, such as the off-duty policeman and his police dog on a routine K-9 training exercise. The first confirmation that can be found was written in the New…

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  • Write An Argumentative Essay On Shark Fining

    food web; they are apex predators who rule the ocean is every way possible. Sharks keep the numbers of other fish in proper proportion for the right ecosystem. Sharks keep reefs and bays thriving by keeping fish population under control and cleaning up all the scraps of other animals. All explained by Wild Aid Sharks Role in the Ocean, sharks have become smart with their hunt; they tend to eat the sick and slow animals of their prey. Eating the less abled fish, they help keep populations…

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