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This 5 page report discusses Death Valley National Park’s landscape, geological structure, climate, and the creatures that survive there. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This is an 8 page paper discussing the zinc industry in New Brunswick, Canada. Tutorial language is inserted throughout in square brackets to aid in writing process for customer. The zinc industry in New Brunswick, Canada is the largest in the world by volume and is part of the larger mining and mineral production industry ...

This 4 page paper presents the "characters" of deep ecologist Sessions with social ecologist Guha, and is set-up as a dialogue between the two men. The purpose of the dialogue is to reveal through a series of questions and answers the basic ideologies of deep ecology and social ecology. Bibliography lists 3 sources. ...

This 5 page paper discusses water scarcity, and how water should be reserved for agricultural needs primarily as opposed to urban centers in these situations. This paper uses California as an example, as well as other global locations to show the need for making agriculture a priority. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This is a 9 page paper discussing the effects of El Nino on the world’s coral reefs in addition to other factors. Excessive and sudden high sea water temperatures, El Nino, have a devastating effect on the coral reefs in over 100 countries around the world. High sea surface temperatures cause a disruption of enzymes ...

This is an 8 page paper discussing the ecology of the Hawaiian coral reefs. The Hawaiian Islands stretch for over 2,300 kilometers and also contain what are considered unique coral reefs because they are geologically younger than many other coral reefs, have no barrier reefs among the windward islands, and are also less diverse than ...

7 pages in length. Epiphytic plants – those such as herbs that live off other plants – utilized various seed dispersal mechanisms depending upon habitat and whether or not those mechanisms are biotic or abiotic. When examining these criteria, it is important to consider how nature's impact upon said mechanisms can become interwoven ...

Biodiversity:

  • 12 page paper

This 12 page paper explains biodversity and its importance. Furthermore, this paper examins current threats to species, discusses environmental justice, reviews the environmental problems in developing nations, and more. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Mt. Etna Volcano

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper which examines the Mt. Etna Volcano on Sicily. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This page paper looks at the evolution of the acritarch as evidenced by the fossil record and seeks to explain the sudden changes that took place over a period of fifteen million years during the Neoproterozoic, which long lasting implications into the Cambrian period. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

This is an 8 page paper discussing the bioaccumulation of toxins in the Canadian Arctic. Presence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) which include pesticides, industrial compounds, and combustion by-products are one of the major environmental and health concerns within the Canadian Arctic regions today. Measurement of POP bioconcentration or bioaccumulation levels within the Arctic have ...

Wildfire Prevention

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page paper addressing safety aspects of preventing wildfires. Despite efforts to control the outbreak of wildfires, the fact remains that severity of wildfires is increasing. Forty years ago, a 1,000-acre fire was classified as serious. Now, crews may leave those to burn as they address more serious, much larger fires. ...

7 pages in length. The cycle of life is present in myriad forms -- from birds dispersing seedlings far and wide to bees pollinating flowers to animals propagating their respective species -- providing for the survival of every living thing on this planet. The symbiotic relationship that exists between each two elements in ...

7 pages in length. The cycle of life is present in myriad forms -- from birds dispersing seedlings far and wide to bees pollinating flowers to animals propagating their respective species -- providing for the survival of every living thing on this planet. The symbiotic relationship that exists between each two elements in ...

A 3 page overview of the reasons behind the common misperception that Mercury is the hottest planet in its solar system because of its proximity to the Sun. This paper points out the recent discovery of planets which are even closer to the Sun as well as the fact that Venus (which is further ...

A 3 page overview of the reasons behind the common misperception that Mercury is the hottest planet in its solar system because of its proximity to the Sun. This paper points out the recent discovery of planets which are even closer to the Sun as well as the fact that Venus (which is further ...

This 3 page paper gives an overview of Dr. Stephen Hawking, and Dr. Henry Norris Russell, two astronomers who have made significant contributions to their field in the modern era. Bibliographpy lists 2 sources.

This 3 page paper gives an overview of Dr. Stephen Hawking, and Dr. Henry Norris Russell, two astronomers who have made significant contributions to their field in the modern era. Bibliographpy lists 2 sources.

This 5 page paper profiles the Birch tree and all in the betulaceae family. Profile includes taxonomy, uses (medicinal, agricultural) as well as research, cultivation and legends. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper profiles the Birch tree and all in the betulaceae family. Profile includes taxonomy, uses (medicinal, agricultural) as well as research, cultivation and legends. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page paper which offers an examination of the deforestation that is taking place in Central America. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper which offers an examination of the deforestation that is taking place in Central America. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This page paper looks at the evolution of the acritarch as evidenced by the fossil record and seeks to explain the sudden changes that took place over a period of fifteen million years during the Neoproterozoic, which long lasting implications into the Cambrian period. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the development and use of the “smart” antenna as a method of reducing the level of radiation exposure resulting from cellular telephone use. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the development and use of the “smart” antenna as a method of reducing the level of radiation exposure resulting from cellular telephone use. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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