Essays Tagged: "Coral"

Escape from the Desert Island

, I clogged the bathtub drain with a towel, and laid the mattress on top, and floated it out to the coral. Next, I stacked the tables, so that they reached 60 ft. high. Standing on top of the stack, I ... tables, so that they reached 60 ft. high. Standing on top of the stack, I flew the kite out to the coral, and snagged it tightly. Pulling the string taunt, I tied it around the table leg, and looped ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Clipping the Fin Trade- Summary. Shark finning summary written on the article from science news.

the Fin Tradewww.sciencenews.orgSummaryTwo years ago, Michael Aw was monitoring the health of local coral in an area that is protected from most fishing. The last thing he expected to find was a finle ... liced off its fins and tossed it overboard; to cover up this act they tied a fifteen-pound piece of coral to the remains and let it sink.The fins are used in a very pricey Chinese soup; it is worth a ...

(1 pages) 64 0 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Coral Reefs .

Coral reefs are arguably the world's most beautiful habitats. Coral reefs have been called therainfo ... tfinished counting the thousands of different species of plants and animals that use or live in the coralreef. There are three types of coral reefs: fringing reefs, barrier reefs, and atolls. Fringing ... e other hand, areformed far offshore and they make a ring-shaped reef that close a circular lagoon. Coral reefs are thelargest biological structures on the planet, with the largest being the Great Bar ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about the true stories of the "Salem Witch Trials".

invited into the plot. It seems as though the author and or director's purpose in this movie was to coral the audience into one view and that was to see the girls as faking and the accused as sweet an ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Coral Reef

Coral reefs are arguably the world's most beautiful habitats. Coral reefs have been called the rainf ... finished counting the thousands of different species of plants and animals that use or live in the coral reef. There are three types of coral reefs: fringing reefs, barrier reefs, and atolls. Fringin ... other hand, are formed far offshore and they make a ring-shaped reef that close a circular lagoon. Coral reefs are the largest biological structures on the planet, with the largest being the Great Ba ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Coral reefs.

WHAT IS CORAL?"Coral is a common name for members of a large class of marine invertebrates characterized by ... tive calcium carbonate or horny skeleton." This is how the Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia described coral. This calcium carbonate or horny skeleton is also called coral.Coral may look like an inanimat ... ton is also called coral.Coral may look like an inanimate rock, but it is actually a living animal. Corals belong to a group of animals that include sea anemones and jellyfish. These animals have tent ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Degradation of the Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are massive limestone structures, made from skeletons of millions of marine animals call ... t to the dead ones. Many layers of skeletons from the dead polyps form the limestone structure of a coral reef. Other types of animals and plants also contribute to the structure such as: algae, spong ... along the coastal strip of at least 109 countries in the world, yet it has been calculated that the coral reef in at least 93 of these has already been gravely damaged or even destroyed. The coral ree ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Carpe diem

o live with her in the woods, and enjoy all that nature offers. "A belt of straw and ivy buds, with coral clasps and amber studs." (Marlowe, p. 233) He is telling his love that she will have every mat ...

(3 pages) 66 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Malaysia Tioman Island's project Analysis

laysia, densely forested island is still be sparsely inhabited, but is surrounded by numerous white coral, making its scuba divers from around the region. The beaches of Tioman Island were depicting i ... rd and mouse deer. At the under water area, the huge size (over 15m high) combination of patches of coral gardens and huge granite boulders are commonly see in the Pulau Tioman Island. Beside the prec ...

(10 pages) 62 0 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Australian Great Barrier Reef: threats, stakeholders, government plans.

eed the Great Barrier Reef. This water turns into mud, algae and bacteria that settle on the living coral organisms. It then smothers the animal and eventually kills it.Climatic change: Coral can loos ... ere is now a hole in it, some rays get through and heat the water temperature (Global Warming). The coral cannot survive the warmer sea temperatures.Other threats:-Crown of thorns starfish-Shipping-To ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Effects of Global Warming

daily basis. Additionally the natural landscape of the world is changing because of global warming. Coral reefs which are economically viable and an integral part of the ecosystem and landscape mechan ... mate Change reported on February 13, 2004 that "global warming is expected to further contribute to coral reef degradation in the decades ahead". They go further to say that although climate change ha ...

(11 pages) 305 2 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Coral bleaching

The phenomenon of coral bleaching has affected extensive reef areas across the pacific. Coral bleaching was first desc ... ef areas across the pacific. Coral bleaching was first described by Glynn in 1984. Since that date, coral bleaching has occurred in the Caribbean, Indian, and Pacific oceans and on a regular basis. Re ... e Mexico and Belize in 1995 and reefs in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, and Hawaii in 1996.DefinitionsCoral- A hard red, pink, or white substance formed by the skeletons of tiny sea creatures massed tog ...

(4 pages) 35 0 2.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

"Finding Nemo" in comparison with "Myths Within's" stages of a hero

g, this is his power. Marlin faces his greatest fears and he experiences pain as he loses his wife, coral, and all but one of his unborn children from a barracuda attack. Marlins only love was coral. ... home in an anenome and they have hundreds of unborn children. A barracuda attacks their family and Coral, Marlins wife, sacrifices herself for the safety of their children but she dies herself and on ...

(10 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun

onnets and other poetry, this sonnet expresses true comparison. Lips are red but far less red than coral, skin can have a light color but never white, so Shakespeare uses the term "dun". His mistr ...

(1 pages) 837 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Donne and Shakespeare

r love sonnets. For example, he makes us think how unnatural it would be to have lips the colour of coral. By using harsh descriptions Shakespeare also manages to show his love for his mistress just a ... he first quatrain Shakespeare takes the compliments of the time and shows how unrealistic they are ?Coral is far more red than her lips are red? there are four examples each taking up one line. The ex ...

(7 pages) 2561 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Clownfish

hanges into a female, which is called spawning. Clownfish lay their eggs in batches on clear coral or rock near by the anemone. They usually take six to ten days to hatch. The eggs go through c ...

(1 pages) 1184 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How does Symbolism Contribute to the Themes of 1984?

he past that excites Winston’s feelings. “The paperweight was the room he was in, and the coral was Julia’s life and his own, fixed in a sort of eternity at the hart of the crystal. ... p the glass paperweight from the table and smashed it to pieces on the heath stone. The fragment of coral, a tiny crinkle of pink like a sugar rosebud from a cake, rolled across the mat. How small, th ...

(4 pages) 2339 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Life Cycle of Coral Reefs

Rhythmic waves graze the tops of stony, skeletal bristles of the coral reef. They are underwater rainforests teeming with life in vibrant colors, rooted in the ocean ... lies a marine paradise in a constant struggle for existence.This is where existence begins for the coral. Free-floating larvae drift along the ocean’s currents into the open sea. As larvae come ... s infrastructure also ensures the survival of a vast community of other creatures living inside the coral. Inside the coral’s flesh reside millions of algae, which in turn, provide a source of en ...

(3 pages) 40 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Coral Reef Ecosystem

The coral reef system is a collection of different species of sea life that interact witheach other, and ... ve forests, and their physical and chemical environments support well over amillion species (NOAA's Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS), 2009). The scientificclassification of coral reefs are called ... of coral reefs are called Cnidarians. This group includes jellyfish, seaanemones, and sea fans. The coral reef system is made up of aragonite structures that areproduced by living organisms. Most of t ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Marine Biology - Coral bleaching

eline CespedesProfessor BowerMarine Bio 1626 November 2013Ocean Acidification - Possible effects on Coral Reefs:Carbon Dioxide, a naturally occurring gas in our atmosphere, is the sustainability of al ... anging the chemistry of our seawater, and at a rate that has already begun to make it difficult for Coral reefs and the life that is sustained by it, to adapt. 2 To understand the effects of ocean aci ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology