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The Earth’s waters move back and forth every-day, causing currents and tides. Tides are the daily or twice daily rise and fall of the oceans. Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the moon and sun on the ocean. The rise and fall of tides causes water to move in and out of estuaries, bays and harbors. This movement is called a tidal current. When the tide is rising, water flows from the ocean into the bay creating a flood current. When the tide falls, water flows from the bay back into the ocean creating an ebb current.
The highest tides, called spring tides, are formed when the earth, sun and moon are lined up in a row. This happens every two weeks during a new moon or
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Ocean Manufacturing, Inc.
The new client acceptance decision
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After completing and discussing this case you should be able to
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the types of information relevant to evaluating a prospective audit client  List some of the steps an auditor should take in deciding whether to accept a prospective client
Identify and evaluate factors important to the client acceptance decision  Understand the process of making and justifying a recommendation regarding client acceptance
The accounting firm of Barnes and Fischer, LLP, is
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A Conversation with W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne
authors of BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY
1) What is a blue ocean strategy?
Kim & Mauborgne: Blue Ocean Strategy is a way to make the competition irrelevant by creating a leap in value for both the company and its customers.
2) What are red and blue oceans, and why do you use the colors red and blue?
Kim & Mauborgne: We use the terms red and blue oceans to describe the market universe. Red oceans are all the industries in existence today—the known market space. In the red oceans, industry boundaries are defined and accepted, and the competitive rules of the game are known. Here companies try to outperform their
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Blue Ocean Strategy
Principles of Marketing
December 2, 2013
For a long time many businesses have use a military strategy in order to find profit in an existing market. Fighting for a competitive advantage and battling competitors over a piece of the profit. Taking this head-on approach only leads to an overcrowded market with a shrinking profit pool. This is what the book calls a “red ocean”. Blue Ocean on the other hand wants you to look outside the box and make the competition irrelevant. In the future companies will not succeed battling competitors, but instead finding uncontested market space ripe for growth. Swimming in an area that only has a few
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Blue Ocean Strategy
The Harvard Business Review “Blue Ocean Strategy” by W. Chan Kim and Renee describes the “business universe” and its two “distinct kinds of space,” the red ocean and the blue ocean. The article explains how the market space if divided by these two oceans. The red ocean symbolizes the industries that are currently in present in the market. These industries serve as models for current competitors as well as future ones. On the other side, blue oceans are industries that are “not in existence today.” These industries are unknown and could be developed from red oceans or from completely new industries. The main difference between these two types of
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your business. On the other hand, this creates an issue that they would be developing that which they will audit. The Sarbanes Oxley Act Section 201 restricts non-audit services for issuers. In this case, technology services could be viewed as financial information services or expert services.
[b] Independence rule 101 states that a partner or employee may not hold more than 5% and the partners holdings are just over half of one percent. Therefore, this is not a violation of the AICPA code of professional conduct.
To: Audit Partner
From: Gina Grange
Date: January 10, 2012
Re: Client Recommendation
It is my recommendation that we do not accept Ocean
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Our oceans are a very mysterious world that still remarkably unexplored. However, there is life and astounding variety of creatures that will blow your mind. You can explore the ocean until a certain point, but you can’t explore the deep ocean on your own. Scientists now have a variety of sophisticated technologies to explore this vast frontier. What they’re finding will amaze you.
According to source #1 Oceans: Earth’s Final Frontier, there is a lot going on in the deep water. The ocean contains hot springs and chimneys that can spot acid. Such amazing things can be found at the hydrothermal vents and underwater volcanoes. In addition to its amazing features, the oceans
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When most people think of global warming, the first thing that comes to mind is rising temperatures. We hear reports of temperatures rising in already warm climates and temperature increases in colder climates. However, we don’t often hear enough about the effects of global warming on drinking water and drinking water safety.
Many people are searching if the ocean desalination can solve the world's water shortage. First, human population expected to balloon another 50 percent by 2050, resource managers are increasingly looking for anther way to solve the world's growing thirst. Desalination is a process whereby highly pressurized ocean water is pushed through tiny filters and
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. Should Ocean Park intensify or reduce its head-to-head competition with Disneyland? Explain.
Regarding the coming of Disney land in 2005, many analysts and even Ocean Park themselves aware of this powerful rival and predicted that their ending is soon to become. On the contrary, the outcome of this battle is not as it was predicted. Ocean Park has gained benefit from Disneyland, it help boost the attendance, and also contribute revenues and profits. A few years later, it seems that Ocean Park has overcome the Hong Kong Disneyland, in terms of visitors and revenues.
The aqua theme park, based in Hong Kong’s Aberdeen district has registered 5.4 million visitors in 2010. In comparison
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waters with organized convection (i.e. thunderstorm activity) and definite cyclonic surface wind circulation
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HURRICANE &TYPHOON
| Hurricane | Typhoon |
About | A hurricane is a cyclone that is located in the North Atlantic Ocean, or the NE Pacific Ocean east of the International Date Line, or the South Pacific Ocean east of 160E, and with sustained winds that reach or exceed 74 mph. | Tropical cyclones in the Northwest Pacific Ocean west of the International Date Line with sustained winds of (or those that exceed) 74 mph are typhoons. |
Rotation | Clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere | Clockwise
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was a four day expedition from the coast, and it had been a taxing journey for all in company.
From where he lingered on the edge of the vast mountain Cyril looked down upon the Port of
Themme, twenty leagues off. The brilliant light of the day lit up the ocean and surrounded all
with a dazzling view of the great maritime reefs that stretched as far as the eye could see. The
vastness of the blue ocean always seemed to enlighten Cyril when it stared up at him from the
deep, and like always, he treasured the view for a fleeting moment. But with great beauty
comes great sorrow, and at that moment the reality of the daunting mission he was on got the
better of him, turning his gaze southwards to his kingdom.
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The ocean covers roughly two thirds of the Earth’s surface area, and as such is the most valuable resource that we have. Every year through mal-treatment and abuse we irreparably damage our ocean and the ecology found within it. Instead of focusing on what we can gain through strip mining the ocean of its treasures, work needs to be done to establish a safeguard for its preservation. Late President and naturalist Theodore Roosevelt stated “To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the [ocean] instead of using it so as to increase it’s usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very property which we ought by to hand down to them amplified
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me because it gives me some security here, The umbrella is a metaphor for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in my life.
The mountain, the sand and the ocean are made with the same kind of lines. I used organic lines to draw it, so these lines are in harmony between them.
Jesus Cristo on top of the mountain is a representation of my religion, so it is high because it is really important for myself. I made it with black ink.
There are chairs and these chairs are empty. It is a metaphor about how I feel now in relation with my family, and again i used the black ink.
I scrub the green leaves on the paper to make the mountains. The sky is purple, and it represents the freedom in my life. I made the sky, the sand and the ocean with gouache.
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science but most is completely off the wall and nonrealistic. The movie cited the cause of the global climate change to be the rise in temperature due to greenhouse gasses. According to the movie, the warmer temperatures caused the polar ice caps to melt, and the increased amount of water in the ocean disrupted the North Atlantic Current. The North Atlantic Current is what is responsible for the warm temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere. With the current disrupted the Northern Hemisphere went into an ice age.
In real life, the polar ice caps are melting, but at a rate not even close to that of the one represented in the movie. There is no way that the ice would melt so quickly that a change
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The Coral Reefs Ecosystem
Hidden beneath the ocean water, is the coral reefs team of life. Fish, corals, lobsters, clams, sponges, seahorses, sea turtles are only a few of hundreds of thousands of creatures that rely on reefs for their survival. I think that coral reefs are beautiful and I find that ecosystem of a reef is fascinating. Despite the fact that Corals look like rock or plants they are definitely marine animals. Corals life begins in tropical water as floating larvae. After a short period of time the larvae attaches itself to a hard surface and becomes a polyp. Corals are related to the jellyfish some people say that a coral looks like a jelly fish upside down due to a coral
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, reading poetry, listening to music, or just sitting quietly observing nature, and many times through dreaming. I have approached the exploration of the opposites “inner/outer” by answering the call of nature.
I have intuitively been investigating the “inner” energy for a few months without being aware of it. I started to recognize it when pulling recent artwork discovered that I have been working with water, the ocean, and mountains. These elements were very much present in most of them. With the vast open space represented by these places at first I misread the inner as the outer and was confused for a while not feeling where to go with it now. The “outer self” was not manifesting, then I
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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer; who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He was sailing, hoping to find a route to India to trade spices. He made four trips to the Caribbean and South America during the years 1492 – 1504. He figured, if he sails left of the world he can arrive to India faster.
Firstly, Christopher Columbus sailed for King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella of Spain. On this first trip, Christopher Columbus sailed on three ships. He sailed with the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. Each ship had a captain and 90 crew members. They set sail on August 3, 1492 from Palos, Spain. On October 11, 1492 they landed on the Caribbean Islands off
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| Farming | Industrial development | Population |
1800s | Large forest | Lots of groundwater | No salt water intrusion | Small farms | No cities | Limited housing |
1900s | Decreased by 50% | Decreased by 50% | Ocean moved into ground-water | Farms are larger, but there are fewer | Exceptional growth of cities and industrial development | Substantial increase in housing |
2000s | Decreased by 90% | Decreased by 90% | Greater movement of ocean into ground-water | Same number of farms but size decreased by 20% | Industrial development decreased by 10- 15% | Housing development decreased by 10- 15% |
Part II: Write a 1-page lab report using the following scientific method sections
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NOAA vs. NASA
Both the NOAA and NASA are funded by the United States government to support unique missions. While each organization’s mission is unique, many of the tools and techniques utilized by one organization can be or are used by the other. In this aspect, these organizations can be considered sister organizations. However, which organization will receive more funding or any funding at all?
We live in a time of every organization within the government, to include the military, are dealing with budget cuts. The NOAA’s website states “from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor” (Sullivan, 2014). The oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface. The magnitude of the
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color of the ocean
List of the factors that cause regional primary productivity to vary among polar, tropical, and temperate oceans
Description of how the selected web or biomass is affected by overfishing
SCI 209 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment NOAA Activity Final Section Marine Adaptations
Review the Week Three team assignment, NOAA Activity Part Two: Marine Pollution. Please use the same ocean explorative mission you used in the Week Three assignment.
Prepare 20-25 slides (please add the 10-12 slides from the Week Three assignment to this PowerPoint® presentation to reach the 20-25 slide requirement).
Include the following information and address the
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all who visit.
Considering the following statements presented by MarineBio (Marine Bio Conservation Society, 2014), a marine conservation society
* The ocean is one of the least understood habitats.
* Our ocean covers 72% of the Earth’s surface
* Oceans are actually one great interconnected system, oceanographers often speak of a single world ocean
* The presence of large amounts of liquid water makes our Planet unique
* The ocean covers most of the globe and plays a crucial role in regulating our climate and atmosphere
* Without water, life itself would be impossible
* Life in the ocean greatly effects life on land yet we know very little about the ocean
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see a narrow, winding path that disappears into a small forest.. and beyond the forest you can see the ocean... with sunlight from the clearest of blue skies glancing off the tops of the waves in the bay... so that the whole ocean seems to shimmer and sparkle... you begin to move lazily and easily down the path, with the ferns and grasses brushing gently against your legs as you pass... and you just catch the faint smell of salt borne in on the breeze...
...and become aware of the distant sound of the ocean on the shore... maybe hear seabirds calling faintly, from a long way off... you marvel at the deep sense of calmness and tranquillity that sweeps over you, as you move on down and down
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It is important to know how to clean up oil spills because these oil spills killed hundreds of organisms that lived in the ocean, and if we have another devastating oil spill we’ll know how to clean it up better and faster, so that way animals that live in the ocean won’t die, like the ones that have in the past. So knowing how to clean up after an oil spill is important because if we didn’t then the animals in the sea would die, when they die there won’t be any sea food and the sea food that was there would be filled with oil, dirt, and slime. Who would want to eat food that has oil dirt and slime on it? In the past few centuries, there has been devastating oil spills, like
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ocean floor, which can indeed be triggered by intense earthquakes. Essentially, tsunamis are creatures of the open Ocean, or trains of great waves that can travel long distances across the sea. As a tsunami approaches the shore, the water depth decreases, the front of the wave slows down, and the wave grows dramatically in height and surges unexpectedly onto the land.
The next different way an earth quake can cause destruction is a Fire. Fires that begin as a result of earthquake activity are often uncontrollable and can cause the most damage. Flammable materials or debris released from the earthquake feed the flames of the fire, thus causing it to spread out of control. Water mains are
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industry more or less profitable in future years?
4. What 3-5 key factors determine the success of video game console developers like Nintendo?
5. What is Nintendo’s strategy? Which of the five generic strategies discussed in Chapter 5 is Nintendo using? What are some of the recent offensive and/or defensive strategies that Nintendo has employed? Have these tactics been successful?
6. Is it fair to characterize Nintendo’s introduction of the Wii as a blue ocean strategy? Why or why not?
7. How well is Nintendo’s strategy working in terms of the financial performance it is delivering? Should shareholders be pleased? Why or why not? What 2-3 weaknesses do you see in Nintendo’s
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Biodiversity in the Boreal Forest
• Biodiversity can be defined as the variation of life within a biome or ecosystem. Unfortunately, Biodiversity around the world is at risk due to human interference and climate change. However changes within these forest and/or ocean ecosystems also impact the human population, as we depend on these crucial bionetworks for our very own existence.
• The Boreal forest is a band of forest that stretches across the northern hemisphere, which includes the following countries: Canada, Russia, United States and the northern countries of Europe such as Sweden, Norway etc…
(Green displays the areas where the Boreal forest is situated)
• Within Canada, the
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Panama (i/ˈpænəmɑː/ pan-ə-mah; Spanish: Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (Spanish: República de Panamá [reˈpuβlika ðe panaˈma]), is the southernmost country of Central America. Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, it is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital is Panama City. Explored and settled by the Spanish in the 16th century, Panama broke with Spain in 1821 and joined a union of Nueva Granada, Ecuador, and Venezuela, named the Republic of Gran Colombia. When Gran Colombia dissolved in 1831, Panama and Nueva Granada remained joined. Nueva Granada later
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what abilities they have.
While teaching a foreign language many problems will be met. For choosing methods of foreign language teaching attention should be paid on aims of teaching a foreign language. Each professional has to know all general problems of foreign language teaching. Nowadays foreign languages are taught at schools, nursery-schools and in order educational institutions. And the teacher must know what to teach and how to teach to provide learners with simple and available information.
Language is a means of communication between people. It is an ocean of knowledge. Language is used by millions of people every minute. It is used in two ways:
For learning a foreign language
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I will compare the cultural dimension of the United States and Japan. Japan is an island nation in Eastern Asia. Located in the North Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters that make up Japan’s name mean “sun-origin”, which is why Japan is sometimes referred to as the “Land of the Rising Sun”.
Japan’s current population is estimated at 126.66 million including approximately two million foreign residents. More than half of the non-Japanese population is of Korean descent.
At a score of 54, Japan is a
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did have a very good experience one year of trying a white chocolate coffee sampler before Christmas time in the one close to the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry station.
Most Starbucks in Hong Kong have big comfy sofas. You rarely find one without. My best friend, Elaine, loves to go to those where you can enjoy the Hong Kong Victoria Harbor view (coming soon link to Junk Boat ride page). If you are lucky enough to get a table next to the window, from my point of view, that is one of the most enjoyable moments in life.
You can find the Hong Kong Starbucks with harbour view in World Trade Centre, near Ocean Terminal and Harbour City.
The Starbucks in Prince Building has a very peaceful atmosphere.
During Chinese New Year, many companies in Hong Kong give out red pocket envelopes for free with their logos on them. Since I love Starbucks so much, I saved it as a collection.
- See more at: http://www.facts-about-hong-kong.com/Hong-Kong-Western-Franchised-Restaurants.html#sthash.3muMrpoT.dpuf
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After careful cash flow analysis and a discount rate (WACC) of 9%, commissioning a capsize carrier for 25 years is the only appropriate option for our firm. However, if the discount were instead 10%, both options would fail the NPV test by yielding negative results. I make this recommendation after thorough analysis of estimated cash flow and with the desire that our required 15-year life span will be amended.
With the expected 9% discount rate, commissioning a capsize carrier for 15 years and then scrapping it as is company policy would ultimately yield a NPV of (1,252,916). However, if Ocean Carriers decided to commission its ship for 25 years, then the NPV would be a positive 368,557
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Networks, and Ocean Networks. The network and each router will determine which direction of travel is best path for the packet. As things change within the network something are slower than others it learns from it and makes changes for better performance. With this method the packets will more than likely arrive out of order. Depending if you use TCP or UDP, you will get an acknowledgement of the receipt of each packet to the sending system. The sending system will resend any lost information.
When the all the packets get to the destination, they get put back in order based on the header and trailer information. Than the data goes the reverse order of encapsulation to be read at the server or computer. This all happens usually at the milliseconds, in reference to time taken. The server would send information back along similar lines except that the data could take a different route based on the routers routing table at the time of transmission.
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in Oregon is 80 degrees now that’s one cold summer. Now winter things get cold shriving at a solid 50 degrees now that’s cool. Oregon only has two types of precipitation and they are rain and water from the sea and lakes. The average amount of precipitation a year is 36in. a year.
Oregon is ranked the 9th largest state in the United States. Oregon is one big state, exactly 98,386 square miles. Oregon has an amazing location right by the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Ocean is a beautiful place to go. Mount Hood is an amazing mountain; it has the highest point in the state 11,249 feet, just right for a family hike. The Columbia River Gorge is a beautiful mountain to climb
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produced oil eating microbes concentrated in areas of natural occurring oil leaks on our ocean floors, and in waters with oil contamination due to heavy marine traffic. Every ocean in the world has some types of oil eating microbes that consume hydrocarbons as a source of food, and creates water and carbon dioxide as byproducts. These natural microbes are currently at work in the Gulf consuming oil, but these microbes do not eat oil at a fast enough rate to have a sufficient effect on restoring the environment to its normal state. This poses the question; can various methods of metabolically engineering microbes increase their ability to biodegrade hazardous waste?
IN-SITU burning is often
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monopolize the Indian Ocean trade
(C) to set up an African trading network that included the interior trade routes of the
(D) to allow Christian missionaries to evangelize in the cities of the east coast
(E) to start a navigators’ school in Portugal
All of the following are common problems that the Muslim Empires of 1450-1750
(A) Sunni-controlled governments whose power was seriously challenged by a Shi’a
(B) inadequate transportation and systems for their armies
(C) unruly warrior elites that challenged the government
(D) inadequate bureaucracies that could not adequately
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A cold seep (sometimes called a cold vent) is an area of the ocean floor where hydrogen sulfide, methane and other hydrocarbon-rich fluid seepage occurs. Cold seeps are distinct from hydrothermal vents: the former's emissions are of the same temperature as the surrounding seawater, whereas the latter's emissions are super-heated. Cold seeps constitute a biome supporting several endemic species. Cold seeps occur over fissures on the seafloor caused by tectonic activity. Oil and methane "seep" out of those fissures, are diffused by sediment, and emerge over an area several hundred meters wide. Methane (CH4) is the main component of what we commonly refer to as natural gas. In
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Today’s society often puts a strong pressure on the individual, which can result in a wrong self-perception. Especially the ones who don’t meet the expectations can feel cowardice, and it might lead them to a self-destructive behaviour. This is also the case in the short story “Yellow” by Peter Carty, where the proverb “Cowards may die many times before their death” encloses the theme accurately in the way that the protagonist John is on a self-destructive course.
John has been sent to Egypt by his work to go scuba diving against his will, but since he is submissive he didn’t dare to say no. When he arrives, he immediately starts drinking his duty-free. He is afraid of the ocean, and
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Darwin festival writing assignment
Feedback about hurricane Katrina: the storm that drowned a city
The presentation is about hurricane Katrina, which happened in 2005. The disaster area covered nearly northeast region. New Orleans is one of the cities that get a heavy toll and it turned out to be loss of life and economy.
The great disaster let audiences think of why New Orleans is especially vulnerable to hurricane. For New Orleans geography location perspective to see, incontrovertible, it near the ocean, each year’s August and September, the hurricane land to the near shore city, so the New Orleans is the first target suffer from it. Another nature fact, low elevation
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Maori Body Ornaments and Jewelry
New Zealand is an island located in the Pacific Ocean. This island consists of a very interesting group of people called the Maori. The Maori people are Polynesian decent. People who are Polynesian are usually people who come from the islands and have the same morals, values, beliefs and also the same language. The Maori people consist of just that. The Maori believe in many different origins and they have many traditional attributions that flow deeply into their cultural beliefs. One of the Maori’s cultural and traditional activities is creating body ornaments and jewelry. If not some but all of the Maori body ornaments and jewelry have
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to the student. Thus, students can learn more complicated knowledge in an easier way. As a result, a sense of achievement and confidence are built up to encourage students learn more.
On the other hand, it is also true that the internet is an ocean of knowledge. Information about any topic on earth can obtained from the internet. However, the authenticity of the information cannot be guaranteed. What information to gain and from where to gain it requires expertise. Therefore, students still need to the guidance of teachers at all stages of learning.
To conclude, there is no doubt computers and the internet have become essential. However, teachers play an irreplaceable role in learning more complicated and logical knowledge and practical skills. They area also essential in stimulating and encouraging interest.
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uses data sets to establish and correlate the fish population in certain periods. As a result, their conclusion that sharks are imperiled underscores the need for conservation measures to protect the available stock.
Baum, Julia K., Daniel G. Kehler, and Ransom A. Myers. Robust estimates of decline for pelagic shark populations in the northwest Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries. 30.10(2005): 27-30. Print.
Baum, Julia K., and Ransom A. Myers. Shifting baselines and the decline of pelagic sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecology Letters. 7(2004): 135-145. Print.
Baum, Julia K., Ransom A. Myers, Daniel G. Kehler, Boris. Worm, Shelton J. Harley, Penny A. Doherty. Collapse
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derived from the Native American Euchee word for “salt”, and the beaches of Tybee Island serve as an important nesting area for endangered sea turtles. Tybee Island was formed by rocks under the sea being pushed up by force and over the years part of the rocks fell back into the ocean and then it eventually became a flat surface.
Brasstown Bald is the highest natural point in the state of Georgia, with a summit elevation of 4,784 feet above sea level. It is located in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National forest. Some interesting facts include: when visiting you can see four states- Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Alabama, and Brasstown was the name of a Cherokee
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care if I was a panda?”
6. What does this visual want from its viewers? What message does it convey? To make people think about the fact that if an animal is considered “cute” or beautiful everything possible is done to prevent its extinction, and that people need to think about other animals as well.
The picture portrays a school of blue-fin tuna in the ocean, but focuses directly on one wearing a panda mask. The text underneath it states, “Would you care more if I was a panda?” We all know that the panda is an endangered species and is near extinction. This visually argues that the blue-fin tuna is also becoming endangered, but with much less worry over the likelihood of
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beneficial in Feng Shui. Lakes, ponds, and streams are placed throughout Hong Kong Disneyland to encourage good luck, fortune, and wealth for the resort, and a large fountain featuring classic Disney characters welcomes guests at the entrance to the park and to provide good luck.
* The Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel and the Disney's Hollywood Hotel were built in carefully selected locations with water nearby in a southwest direction to maximize prosperity from feng shui.
* The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort hotels have views of the waterfront onto the ocean and South China Sea. This provides good feng shui.
* 2,238 crystal lotuses decorate the Chinese restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel
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produce genetically varied gametes. They also feed on other organisms’, usually plants and/or animals, and they digest their food within their own systems (Bradshaw, PP, p 21).
The Yeti Crab is a crustacean that was just recently discovered. The Kiwa hirsuta was first observed in 2001, but it was not until March of 2005 that this organism was discovered by Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, living in the depths of the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, just south of Easter Island in the South Pacific Ocean. Scientists believe that they have a limited geographical area, keeping near to the 38 degree S and the 100 degree W. They also consider that the Juan Fernando Microplate may play a part in
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How Many Species Are There on Earth and in the Ocean.
An eye catching point in the paper is the technique used to estimate how many species exist on earth. They applied the lengthy process to all eukaryote kingdoms and predicted that there is 8.74 million species of eukaryotes that exist on earth (Camilo et al. 2011).
Nature geosciences: Sinking deltas due to human activities
This paper began with a very interesting fact to the article stating that about half a billion people in the world are living near or even on the deltas. This is concerning as I was then lead to read that a number of early in indicators have stated that the occurrence of hurricanes and cyclones have high
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effective manner, while providing high quality care that equals that of a physician. There will be millions of newly insured in the near future, along with retiring primary care physicians and only 2% of graduating physicians choosing primary care in the United States. Nurse practitioners are able to step in immediately and provide quality care, where it will take years to educate enough primary care physicians to even help with the shortage.
After doing a market analysis, it was found that there was a clinic ran by the local hospital Southern Ocean Medical Center, that employed a few nurse practitioners and physicians to provide care. It also showed that there were several single
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. More than ½ of the U. S. residents live in areas that failed to meet the federal air quality standards. The ozone pollution accounts for 72% of nitrogen oxides and 52% of reactive hydrocarbons. Emissions from power plants reduce nitrogen oxide by 40%. SUV’s contribute 43% more global warming pollutants and 47% more than the average car.
Report Illegal Dumping
Illegal dumping of trash, paint products, motor oil and other chemicals into storm drains is against the law!
Everything dropped, tossed, spilled or discarded onto streets
and gutters will eventually make its way into the storm drain system--and out to the ocean! Every year, at least 800,000 cigarette
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Light vs. Dark
In the epic poem Beowulf, a battle between light and dark arises throughout Heorot, and even though it looked as if darkness had fallen over society, light broke through the darkness, ultimately shining back onto civilization. This darkness that has fallen over Heorot follows Grendel, the monster from Hell, with every step he takes. Only coming out at night to terrorize the people, this darkness seems to be unbeatable, and all hope seems lost. But, Beowulf, a warrior who “swam in the blackness of night, hunting monsters out of the ocean, and killing them one by one” (Beowulf 417-422) has come to Heorot with the intention of driving out this darkness. This epic battle
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Effects of Fukushima
On March 11, 201 the 9.0 magnitude Tohoku earthquake triggered a tsunami off the coast of Japan. This tsunami caused the failure of 3 nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi I plant, one of the biggest power plants in the world. Since the incident, 400 tons of radioactive water has been dumping daily into the ocean, contaminating sea life as well as the atmosphere.
As of 2013 at least 42 commercial fish species from around the area where the spill happened have been deemed contaminated and unsafe for consumption, with large meaty fish such as tuna and salmon being amongst the biggest carriers of radiation. Japan has stopped the export of all possibly contaminated