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Sound Progressexxon Valdez 5 Pgs - 1,265 words
The Exxon Valdez oil spill in the Prince William Sound of Alaska proved to be a disaster on many levels. The coastline, wildlife, and people of the all area were all devastated by the spill. Ten years later, the area is showing remarkable progress. Because of the cleanup efforts and new regulations, the Sound is getting ever closer to recovery. A few minutes after midnight on March 24, 1989, the T/V Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. A few minutes later the coast guard received a radio message from the ships captain, Joseph Hazelwood: Weve fetched up ah hard aground north of Goose Island off Bligh Reef, and ah evidently leaking some oil. Were going to be here ...
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Princess Diana - 536 words
Diana Frances Spencer was born July 1, 1961 at Park House, the home her parents rented on the the English royal family's estate at Sandringham. As a child she occasionally played with Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, who were near her in age. Diana had two older sisters, Sarah and Jane, and a younger brother, Charles. When Diana was six, her mother left her father. The Spencers divorced in 1969, and Diana's father received custody of the children. In 1975 Diana's father became the eighth Earl Spencer, making Diana a Lady. Diana and her siblings moved to Althorp, the Spencer family estate in Northampton. Diana attended private boarding schools. Although she wasn't an especially good student, ...
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Exxon Valdez 10 Years Later - 869 words
The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: 10 Years Later The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: 10 Years Later Four minutes after midnight on March 24,1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound. Eleven million gallons of North Slope oil spewed into one of the most bountiful marine ecosystems in the world, killing birds, marine mammals, fish, and devastating the ecosystem. (Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Could It Happen Again?, 2000, May 10) Exxon claims the Sound has recovered, but environmental groups claim otherwise. Who is right? This environmental disaster caused more destruction of wildlife then any other in our nation's history. Approximately, half a million birds died including ...
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Dog Training - 530 words
Values taught to use during our childhood plays an important part in our characters. These values are instilled in use by our parents, guardians, teachers and many more. The values taught are hardly ever questioned and even if one does, they still end up doing what they were asked to do. This kind of drilling is similar to the one used for Dogs dont have intellect to understand what man says so there is no verbal communication between them, yet a dog will do as the master asks him to. This is because man uses directions and words to train his dog to do what he(man) wants. In the same way, children are taught values and morals and they are constantly reminded to practice them and in the end i ...
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Bismark - 461 words
Otto Von Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815. He was born at Schonhausenin in the Old Mark of Bradenburg. There were three in his family, no mention of brothers or sisters. Ottos father was a Junker and his mother was the daughter of an influential civil servant. He studied law at Gottingen University at Hanover. Otto had only few tragedies in life. The most significant was that his mother, Wilhelmine, would give encouragement but showed no outward signs of love. He was married and had two sons and a daughter. After studying law, he spent a brief time in the civil service. Otto returned to the family estate for eight years where he gained a reputation as a hard-drinking womanizer. But he also ...
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Princess Diana - 387 words
t the age of thirty-six Princess Diana's life was brought to an end but the memories of her will never be forgotten. Diana was born on July 1, 1961 and died in a tragic accident on August 31, 1997. Her life consisted of love, heartbreak, family and sharing, continuously in the eye of the public. Although her death was unexpected, what her life had already consisted of was far greater then most. rincess Diana was married to Prince Charles on July 29, 1981. Many refer to this wedding as a "fairy tail". Her beautiful gown and mass of 2,650 guests at St. Paul's Cathedral make it unforgettable. The marriage lasted eleven years. With the happiness of two children, Prince William Arthur Louis and P ...
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Princess Diana - 1,365 words
All the world loved Princess Diana and she could not help but love them back. She invested her life in the poor, lonely, and sick as well as the rich and famous. Her loving spirit warmed those that she came in contact with and her charm and grace delighted the world. Princess Dianas glory and grace shed light upon many peoples lives, she will forever be our candle in the wind. Princess Diana was born July 1, 1961 at Park House on the Sandringham estate in Northfolk(http://www.paralumun.com/dianachild.htm) Dianas parents were Frances Roche and John Viscount Althorp(Diana7). In 1954 the young couple commenced in marrige at Westminster Abby(Diana7). Diana was the third child to be born. All the ...
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None - 439 words
Princess Daisy Wendell, 86, died Friday, November 17th, 2065 while scuba diving off the coast of the island of Thera in Greece in search of the lost city of Atlantis. She was born on October 19, 1979 in Bedford, TX. Her parents are Jane and Max Wendell. She was the oldest of three siblings, Clarissa, Jessica, and Dallas. Daisy was best known for turning the United States' and Mexico's education systems around. As a Peace Corps volunteer from her early 20's to mid 30's, she helped to turn around Mexico's education system by incorporating the teach and tutor system in primary and secondary schools. This program required all students to teach and tutor each other for a minimum of 5 hours per we ...
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Exxon Valdez - 1,681 words
On March 24, 1989 at 4 minutes past midnight, the oil tanker ExxonValdez struck a reef in Alaska's breath-taking Prince William Sound. Instantaneously, the quiet waters of the sound became a sea of black. "We've fetched up - ah - hard aground north of Goose Island off Bligh Reef, and - ah - evidently leaking some oil," Joseph Hazelwood, captain of the ship, radioed the Coast Guard Marine Safety Office back in Valdez. That "some oil" turned out to be a total of 11,000,000 gallons of crude oil leaking from the ruptured hull of the ship. By the time a containment effort was put forth, a weather storm had helped to spread the oil as much as three feet thick across 1,400 miles of beaches. A littl ...
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Xxon Valdez 10 Years Later - 526 words
When people hear the phrase "oil spill: they think a bunch of black stuff all in the water. Well there is a lot more to it then just that. It is an economical disaster as well as an environmental one. As you read along you will see how devastating this one oil spill, the Exxon Valdez, really was compared to others. Whether you, as the reader believe it or just think it is something that is none of you concern and happened 10 years ago is completely up to you. I think that your mind will change after hearing all the facts. On the day of March 24, 1989 the oil tanker Exxon Valdez was afloat when it ran aground a reef in Prince William Sound, putting a gash in its hull. This gash bled out 11 mi ...
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British Monarchy - 3,003 words
... he had a younger Brother Charles who was born in 1964. When Diana was six her parents divored her mother tried to get custody but lost. When her paternal grandfather, Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer in 1975, Diana's father became the eighth Earl Spencer. ( http://en.wikipedia.org) Diana attened school at Riddesworth Hall, then she moved on to west Heath in 1974. (http://www.royal.gov.uk) she went to the Institut Alpin Videmanette in Rougemont in 1977.(http://www.royal.gov.uk) Diana was a talented amateur pianist, excelled in sports and reportedly longed to be a ballerina ( http://en.wikipedia.org) Diana mostly meet Prince Charles when her older sister Sarah had dated him. ( http://en.wi ...
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Environment Response - 864 words
All around America, there are many examples of Federalism involving environmental protection and preservation. Often, states will take care of small situations or those that are situated in their state only. However sometimes, issues get too big or too important to be resolved by the state governments alone, so the federal government involves themselves. Because of our current political system, the federal government is dominant over the states rule. Things like Evergladess revitalization, Chesapeake Bay cleanup/ protection, and toxic waste storage in the Yucca Mountains can be handled by the states since the territories are in the states themselves. Be that as it may, the territories are al ...
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Chemical Waste Disposal - 1,751 words
A captain of a ship drunkenly crashes a massive oil tanker along a reef and changes the physical and emotional world forever. Chemical spills are major problems that plague the environment. Strict government regulation is trying to aid with this problem, but governmental leaders face many challenges. Disposal of harmful chemicals is often difficult and costly. Since chemical waste has destroyed the environment, steps are being taken to prevent further pollution. A local Danish based pharmaceutical company named Novo Nordisk released its 1999 environmental report. The company, which strives to keep from contaminating the environment, confessed to two separate accidents for the year. Novo Nord ...
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Regional Analysis Of The Arctic - 1,219 words
Introduction. The Arctic is located in the uppermost region of the northern hemisphere. The region consists of of the area around Greenland, USSR, Canada and Alaska (refer to appendices Fig.1). The Arctic is mostly covered by frozen ice all year long. This region also surrounds the Arctic Ocean. So far the Artic is a naive environment, humans have not yet fully explored the region. But as people search for the resource, more and more people will move into to the area to take what they can, this can tip the balance of the environment, resulting in pollution and destruction of this once perfect environment if the proper management steps are not in place ahead of the rush. Physical Geography Th ...
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