Ice Age Extinctions Of The Megafauna
1,675 wordsICE AGE EXTINCTIONS OF THE MEGAFAUNA During the last Ice Age before humans arrived, the North American continent belonged to various forms of enormous, fantastic creatures. By the end of the Ice Age, most of these large animals had become extinct. Numerous attempts have been made to explain the disappearance of these animals, but there has yet to be a consensus. Among the theories that have been debated, two are predominant. They are the climatic change theory, and the overkill theory. The clima...
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Ice Age Extinctions Of The Megafauna
1,668 words... vironments than do smaller animals. Larger animals are safer from predators than small animals are, but it is also harder for them to sustain in trying conditions. Many of the larger animals such as mammoths and bison travel in herds, and that, along with their large size, protects them from predators. However, when the predator is Mother Nature, there is virtually no defense. For modern day elephants, drought is the biggest concern. It can take twenty percent of a herd every year, but the e...
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Form Of Government Hunter Gatherer
1,126 words... terrify. (The Book Of The Ancient World, p 25) The word government comes from the Latin word, gubernare, which means, to steer a ship. Among primitive people that live today, the leader may be only the oldest person in the tribe, and therefore respected. People tend to follow those that are respected. (The Third Chimpanzee, p 220) It might be that the leader of an early culture might well have been the best hunter, organizer and the strongest man in the village. In ancient Mesopotamia, Greec...
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Greek Philosopher Atlantic Ocean
1,022 wordsThesis Statement: Many world renowned historical philosophers, explorers, and premonition ists have made many credible theories about the lost continent which have historical documentation to make them believable. IV. Atlantis and the Earths Shifting Crust Do you believe in the lost continent of Atlantis? Or do you believe that it is merely a fairy tale for a misrepresentation in history? Many of these glitches in history have been exploited as absurd accounts of a lost continent once destroyed....
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Eight Hundred Ice Age
996 words... , the Atlantean's attempted to leave the continent in order to teach other civilizations what they had learned and about their culture (Starbuck). Arysio Nunes dos Santos has a different theory than the others. Santos places the continent of Atlantis in the Indies, India and Indonesia. So far this is the only place where there have been virtually no sightings of Atlantis. He believes that the remains of Atlantis lie at the bottom of the of the South China Sea. He also agrees with Plato on ho...
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Volcanic Eruptions Greenhouse Gasses
4,222 wordsThis paper looks at the controversial issue of climatic change. In particular, it develops the question of if and why earths climate is changing? The roles of man, naturally occurring trends, and earths cycles are considered, and an outlook for what can be expected in the near and distant future is given. The uneasiness of modern man arises from a rupture between himself and nature that leaves him homeless within the universe... Over the past years most individuals have become acutely aware that...
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Ice Age First Time
1,075 wordsA research team has discovered evidence that the Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt, may date from 5000 and 7000 BCE and possibly earlier. In response, archeologist have thrown mud at geologist, historians caught in the middle, and the Sphinx, having revealed one secret, challenges us to unravel even greater The discovery originated half a century ago in the work of R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz, between 1937 and 1952. Schwaller conducted a survey on the periods and surrounding monuments. Schwaller observe...
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Million Years Ago Gulf Of Mexico
1,898 wordsIntroduction What is the oceans role in climate? The oceans play a vital and pivotal role in the distribution of life sustaining water throughout our planet. 86 % of the evaporation that occurs on earth is over the oceans. The oceans are the planets largest reservoir of water transferring huge amounts of water around the hydrological cycle. In fact the oceans dominate the hydrological cycle, for they contain 97 % of the global water inventory. The hydrological cycle can be disrupted by changes i...
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Effects Of Global Warming
1,052 words... weather is hot and more humid than usual. Hotter temperatures and more rain in different areas will cause more heat and humid weather. This will allow mosquitoes to find new places to love and spread the diseases. "Mosquito-borne diseases are being reported for the first time at high elevations in Asia, Central Africa, and Latin America. An increase in winter temperatures, which tend to limit the distribution of insect populations, may be increasing mosquito survival rates and contributing t...
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000 Years Ago 10 000 Years
1,302 wordsCastles in the sea Graham Hancock doesnt look mad as he sprawls in an armchair in his small, neat house in Kennington, south London. But his critics would say appearances deceive: he is either a lunatic, a charlatan, or both. Hancock has spent the past 10 years writing books and producing TV programmes which argue that everything we are told about ancient history is wrong: civilisation didnt start in Sumeria and Egypt around 3, 500 BC; it began 10, 000 years before in great cities which subseque...
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Stop Global Warming Carbon Dioxide
1,721 wordsEFTHIMIOS MARIAKAKIS The greenhouse effect and global warming are issues that are talked about by geologists all the time. The greenhouse effect is a natural process that keeps the earth at temperatures that are livable. Energy from the sun warms the earth when its heat rays are absorbed by greenhouse gasses and become trapped in the atmosphere. Some of the most common greenhouse gasses are water vapor, carbon dioxide, and methane. If there were no greenhouse gasses, very few rays would be absor...
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Plants And Animals Mode Of Production
4,496 wordsAnthropologist Marvin Harris in known for his strong conviction based on cultural materialism. He writes widely and is famous for his books, which appeal to the popular masses. His fundamental belief is that the means of production and reproduction cause other aspects of culture such as organization or art. He goes through a causal chain which can all be relate to the urges to eat and reproduce. Although this is a highly simplified way to describe his theory of cultural materialism most of his w...
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Ice Age Stingray Land
461 wordsImagine yourself 150, 000 years in the future. Another ice age is in full force. Temperatures are much colder, vegetation has ceased to exist, along with several entire animal species. The lion, once the king of the jungle, is no more than an alley cat scavenging for food. The great white shark- reduced to the size of goldfish. A new predator is on the prowl. The stingray, once limited to shallow, sandy beaches, has evolved! With its new adaptations the power of the stingray is unfurled, free to...
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Back Into Space Greenhouse Gases
1,088 wordsGlobal Warming Several issues concerning the environment are brought to the publics attention every year, but none has more of a direct effect on earth and its environment than global warming. Coincidentally it appears to be the least of the populations concern. Global warming is the theory that our planet is getting hotter due to an increase in the greenhouse effect brought about by the increase of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere. Global warming is caused by the greenhouse gase...
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Woolly Mammoth Huge Tusks Thick
346 wordsWe have learned much about the Woolly Mammoth almost more than any other dinosaur that has been identified. Due to the fact that the Woolly Mammoth so closely resembles todays elephants, care for them would most probably require most of the same factors to keep it alive. Since the Woolly Mammoth has been extinct for 4000 years, it is difficult to tell exactly what they lived on, but we can hypothesize. The Woolly Mammoth lived during the Ice Age, so if alive today, it must be kept in a tundra en...
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Ice Age 1988 Pp
431 wordsExtinct Animals Research: Woolly Mammoth We have learned much about the Woolly Mammoth almost more than any other dinosaur that has been identified. Due to the fact that the Woolly Mammoth so closely resembles todays elephants, care for them would most probably require most of the same factors to keep it alive. Since the Woolly Mammoth has been extinct for 4000 years, it is difficult to tell exactly what they lived on, but we can hypothesize. The Woolly Mammoth lived during the Ice Age, so if al...
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Natural Greenhouse Effect Average Global Temperature
3,796 wordsFire is Fire 2 Introduction Fire is a topic on which most people can comment. Fire is a widespread phenomenon. Most of us have seen fires in natural vegetation, or their effects; stark, blackened vegetation or a smoke pall. Because fires such as these can have damaging economic and social effects, can spoil forestry timber, can burn down houses and farms, and can kill people and animals, there has been a lot written about wildfires. Added to this wide perception of the damage that can be caused ...
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Catholic Church Ice Age
1,211 wordsThe Medieval Industrial Revolution covers a period in time from the tenth to fourteenth centuries. The power station of the time was the water wheel. There were two basic types of drive systems for the water wheel: water falling from above or the current pushing against the paddles at the bottom. This invention was the catalyst for many types of production from grain mills to beer making. This technology was primarily used by churchmen since they had the knowledge to operate it. The farmers were...
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000 Years Ago Ice Crystals
1,799 wordsWoolly Mammoths Remains: Catastrophic Origins? By Sue Bishop Since Ted Holden has repeatedly insisted that the mammoth whose remains were found in Siberia in 1901 was preserved by some great catastrophe as described in Velikovskys books, I decided to research the topic. I found several books on the subject, including the original book written by one of the scientists who actually examined, preserved and transported the mammoth remains from Siberia. Preservation of the mammoth remains was somewha...
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Ice Age Stingray Land
469 wordsSurvival of the Stingray Imagine yourself 150, 000 years in the future. Another ice age is in full force. Temperatures are much colder, vegetation has ceased to exist, along with several entire animal species. The lion, once the king of the jungle, is no more than an alley cat scavenging for food. The great white shark- reduced to the size of goldfish. A new predator is on the prowl. The stingray, once limited to shallow, sandy beaches, has evolved! With it s new adaptations the power of the sti...
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