Part Of The Body Encyclopaedia Britannica
1,248 wordsCanada, federated country of North America, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the Northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, which separate it from Greenland; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United States; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. Canada is the world's second largest country, surpassed in size only by Russia. Canada has a total area of 9, 970, 610 sq. km (3, 849, 652 sq. mi), of which 755, 180 sq. km (291, 575 sq. mi) is covered by bodies ...
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Water Supply Future Generations
978 wordsSpecific Purpose: To persuade my audience to conserve and protect our oceans and fresh water supply. Central Idea: Our water is a treasured resource that should be protected for our future generations I. About 70 % of the earths surface is covered with water. (show globe) A. Of all this water, only. 3 % is usable by humans, the remaining 99. 7 % is either unusable salt water or unavailable fresh water. (show graph # 1) B. Much of the useable. 3 % is out of reach and locked up in icecaps and glac...
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One Of The Main Fresh Water
480 wordsThe name Cnidaria comes from the Greek word "condos", which means stinging nettle. When you touch the nematocysts it releases barbed threads tipped with poison. There are thousands of cnidarian species in the worlds oceans. There are even some species that are found in rivers and fresh water lakes. Cnidarians have four main groups. One of the main groups is the Anthozoa, it includes true corals, anemones, and sea pens. The Anthozoans are the most famous cnidarians. They have a long fossil record...
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Worlds Population Hudson Bay
1,051 wordsSince more than 70 % of the Earth is covered with water, one would assume that there is enough water for everyone. However, this statement would be incorrect. Only 3 % of that water is considered usable and 2 % of the usable water is locked in the polar ice caps. This leaves 1 % of that water for the use of humans. Canada possesses a substantial amount of this water, while other countries are less fortunate. One of these countries is the United States of America, the biggest users of water in th...
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Spinal Cord Fresh Water
581 wordsSchistosomiasis (also known as Bilharzia) is a disease caused by small parasitic flatworms, species of trematodes of the family Schistosomatidae, which are commonly called blood flukes. The major types that cause schistosomiasis in humans are Schistosoma mansoni leading to intestinal schistosomiasis, S haematobium leading to urinary schistosomiasis and S. japonicum leading to Oriental or Asiatic intestinal schistosomiasis. Persons can get schistosomiasis when their skin comes in contact with con...
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Gene Pool Northern Hemisphere
1,207 wordsIntroduction It is unlikely that any family of fish has received as much attention as the Salmoninae. Many have a particularly heart-felt interest in the Salmoninae (trout, salmon, and char) because they love to fish. But man often destroys that which he loves, and the Salmoninae are no exception to this phenomenon. Exploitation of these fish has led to the extinction of certain species in some areas, but the attempt to preserve our valued fisheries has resulted in extensive research on the Salm...
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Desalination Plants Fresh Water
312 wordsIn the late 20 th century, more than 8, 000, 000 cubic m (2, 112, 000, 000 gallons) of fresh water were produced each day by several thousand desalination plants throughout the world. Distillation processes are used in about half of all the plants and account for roughly three-quarters of the worlds desalted water. Most of the other plants employ membrane processes. The worlds desalination capacity expanded rapidly during the 1970 s and 80 s as the oil-rich countries of the Middle East improved ...
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Reduce The Amount Nitrogen Oxides
1,778 wordsPollution The water pollution is a major environmental issue that US government as well as its citizens are concerned with. The effects of water pollution are varied. They include poisonous drinking water, poisonous food animals (due to these organisms having been exposed to toxins from the environment over their life spans), unbalanced river and lake ecosystems that can no longer support full biological diversity, deforestation from acid rain, and many other effects. These effects are, of cours...
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Desalination Plants Sea Water
1,236 wordsPurification of Sea Water In the late 20 th century, more than 8, 000, 000 cubic m (2, 112, 000, 000 gallons) of fresh water were produced each day by several thousand desalination plants throughout the world. Distillation processes are used in about half of all the plants and account for roughly three-quarters of the worlds desalted water. Most of the other plants employ membrane processes. The worlds desalination capacity expanded rapidly during the 1970 s and 80 s as the oil-rich countries of...
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Booker T Washington Rest Of His Life
2,940 wordsBooker T. Washington Booker Taliaferro Washington was the foremost black educators of the 19 th and 20 th centuries. He also had a major influence on southern race relations and was a dominant figure in black affairs from 1895 until his death in 1915. Booker T. Washington was born into slavery in 1858. As a slave Booker did not have a last name and chose Washington, his stepfathers name. After the Civil War Booker, his brother, and his mother moved to Malden, West Virginia were they went to live...
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Set Up Camp French And Indian War
2,212 wordsBenjamin Martin had seven children. His wife died while giving birth to his youngest daughter, Susan. The Martin family lived in South Carolina, where he built a small home on a farm. The Martins were well known and liked by both Patriots and Whigs alike. They only hired freedmen. Benjamin enjoyed making furniture; his main goal was to make the perfect chair, the three-pound rocking chair. His plantation, Fresh Water Plantation, was his retirement plan. The Patriot begins in March 1776, with a m...
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Earths Surface Water Table
2,060 wordsAlthough 70 percentGoundwater INTRODUCTION Although 70 percent of the Earths surface is covered by water, 97 percent of it is contained in the oceans and is too salty to drink (Cunningham and Saigo, 1992). Therefor, fresh water is a precious resource that in some areas of the world is so scarce, that people will fight wars over it. About 25 percent of the worlds fresh water is groundwater. Although groundwater is not as accessible as surface water (lakes, rivers and streams), people are willing ...
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Ground Water Acid Rain
2,000 wordsWestern Carolina University The Importance of Ground Water Environmental Geography 150 29 November 2000 Justin Bono Many people assume that water is an unlimited natural resource. Is this true? Although water appears abundant, recent circumstances indicate that it is seriously vulnerable to pollution and depletion. Throughout this essay we will examine what ground water is, how it is important in the water cycle, how its contamination can affect us, and what we can do to protect our ground water...
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2 5 Million Columbia River
2,056 wordsThe 1, 000 plus species of Salmon and Steelhead that live off the western coast of the United States and breed in the rivers and tributaries of California, Washington, and Oregon have greatly fallen in population. 106 species have become extinct and 314 more are at risk of extinction in the Columbia River Basin, the focus of this report. The causes of this are dams on the rivers stopping salmon from breeding and smolt from returning to the ocean, and commercial fishing boats depleting mature pop...
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Flowering Plants Six Inches
2,482 wordsHydroponics: Growing Without Soil The science of growing plants without soil has been known and used for more than one-hundred years. The word hydroponics, however, is comparatively new. Dr. W. E. Gericke is usually given credit for coining the word, which translated from Greek, means working water. The famous hanging gardens of Babylon were probably on of the first attempts to grow plants hydroponically. The work of Dr. Greece in the 1920 s and 1930 s in California, however, is generally consid...
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Royal Bengal Tiger Mangrove Forests Prey
1,879 wordsThe majestic tiger was once found in large numbers all over the subcontinent. It was feared, misunderstood, admired, and even worshiped as the vehicle of goddess Durga. In our own times, when man has all but wiped out this wonderful animal, few of us know what a tiger is like up close At a time when tigers were hunted in the name of sport, the Maharaja of Dholpur ordered a beat. Some two hundred men formed a wide semicircle, beating drums and canisters in order to flush out the tiger hiding in t...
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Abdominal Pain Six Weeks
981 wordsEver wonder what kind of parasites are in your water, or how they can enter in to your body to make you very sick? Well it is most definite that no on want to get sick. The information found in this paper was collected over the past month, either by going to the library or by accessing information off the Internet at home, almost every night. The point that will be given to you is a little in information about the infectious disease called Schistosomiasis. The points the main points will be the ...
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Free Trade Agreement Make It Easier
1,457 words1994 the year NAFTA had become effective, delegates from three Countries (Canada, United States and Mexico) had signed a free trade agreement in December of 1992. The leaders of these nations signed the agreement with the hopes of prosperity. Isnt ironic that five years later we are starting to see that NAFTA was not beneficial but in fact the opposite. Since then NAFTA has ignited fierce opposition from labour and environmental groups. They have feared that many jobs would be lost either to the...
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Persons Per Square Los Angeles Times
2,649 wordsOverpopulation: The Worlds Problem The worlds population will soon reach a level where there will not be enough resources to sustain life as we know it. Growth must be checked to avoid this catastrophe. Many environmental, social, and economic problems either stem from or are increased in magnitude by the overpopulation problem. With an exponentially increasing population, the problems created by overpopulation grow correspondingly. To ensure population stability not only in the increasingly wea...
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Today Society Environmental Problems
477 wordsThe population of our planet will quickly reach a point where there will not be adequate amount of resources to support life on Earth. Population control must be enforced to avoid such a catastrophic occurrence. Many economic, social and environmental problems are either affiliated with or are increased due to overpopulation. With an exponentially increasing world population, the problems created by overpopulation grow correspondingly. In order to stabilize the massive population, the world must...
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