Essays Tagged: "Flora and Fauna"

The Life & Times of Alexander the Great

the firstwesterners toencounter tales of the Yeti. They even discovered and classified new types of flora and fauna,such as the redmold that grew on their bread while they were in Asia, and made it ap ...

(6 pages) 158 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Biology School Report- INCLUDES; biodiversity, palaeontology, megafauna, current research.

ways in which palaeontology assists understanding of the factors that may determine distribution of flora and fauna in present and future environments.FACTORS THAT MAY DETERMINE THE DISTRIBUTION OF FL ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Grizzly Bears endangered.

n their once well-balanced ecosystem. Most do not realize that annually thousands of species of our flora and fauna are now becoming extinct. This ongoing trend is increasingly threatening our bio div ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Australias flora and fuana report

AustraliaAustralia's native flora and fauna is truly unique. Animals such as the kangaroo, possum, emu, koala, frill necked liza ... ossum, emu, koala, frill necked lizard and the platypus are found nowhere else on Earth. Our native flora includes beautiful specimens such as the waratah, banksia, kangaroo paw and bottlebrush. Flora ... ve deep green leaves and bright and fragrant yellow to orange flowers. Golden Wattle is Australia's floral emblem.Australia is also rich in insectivorous plants. These plants have developed means of t ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare how "Brave New World" and "Blade Runner" explore the tension between humanity and the natural world.

and undergoing natural rhythms that emerge periodically. It is this natural world that incorporates flora and fauna. However, the dominant species in this setting is not the human race; rather, it is ...

(5 pages) 82 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lithgow- A typical Australian town

in Lithgow it snows.Being surrounded by natural bushland and National parks Lithgow is plentiful in flora and fauna. Such fauna as wallabies, Kangaroos, wombats, a variety of native birds including th ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Review of the Columbian Exchange

on the dependence of different foods, the changes in lifestyles, and the effects that the European flora and fauna had on the New World, changing the Americas forever. The Columbian Exchange would be ... Then next point Crosby focused on was the exchange of plants and animals in the New World. When the flora and fauna of the New and Old collided, both parties were amazed at how different each other's ...

(6 pages) 130 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe using examples the impact of mass extinction on species diversity.

of the entire species of life on earth will be extinct in 100 years. Some 50 percent of the world's flora and fauna could be on a path to extinction within a hundred years.Our impact is different from ... appreciates the importance of biodiversity and how to preserve it from extinction, not only for the flora and fauna that is at risk but for the well being of man kind as well.

(3 pages) 64 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

My response to a film on pollution

rays.Our glaciers are thawing, forest cover is shrinking, deserts are expanding and the diverse flora and fauna is disappearing. We do hear cribs like this in our daily life but Many Faces of Madn ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

I am Australian- What it means to be Australian- Speech

have the world's most venomous snake, as well as the cuddly innocent koala who sleeps all day. Our Flora and Fauna have been evolving since we were a part of Gondwanaland, just like we are evolving a ...

(1 pages) 45 0 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Migration of the wildebeest in the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem

nvironment (Musiega, et al., 2004). However, the migration itself has a profound effect on both the flora and fauna of the ecosystem not only driving the movement of other migratory herbivores such as ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Main Causes of Deforestation

damage of forest vegetation to the extent that the effected area can no longer support its natural flora and fauna (Thomson, I think that the four main causes of deforestation ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry


utiful mountain scenery in the western United States. A combination of spectacular scenery, diverse flora and fauna, and relative isolation from major population centers have combined to make Glacier ... ier National Park the center of one of the largest and most intact ecosystems in North America. Its flora is more than 1,250 plant species. Its fauna is all 63 mammal species are native. Many of272 bi ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fathers Of Evolution

. Beagle as the ship's naturalist and the voyage lasted 5 years, from 1831-1836. When comparing the flora and fauna of the Galapagos islands, Darwin found that the species were different from island t ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Secret Life of The Nature and its laws. Should we take care and think about the nature?

ent plants appeared. What made them to be in a such way? Whatare the reasons of disappearing of the flora and fauna from the times which are very far from us? What are thefurtherer ways of development ...

(9 pages) 22 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Lord of the Flies: The Evil of Human Nature

early in the novel. The island on which the boys land is described as a paradise with a variety of flora and fauna. Upon the boys’ landing, the tube carrying the boys causes a scar on the island ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Popluation Growth-too many peo

e entire world. The lush habitat of Costa Rica also supports some of the most expansive and diverse flora and fauna in the world. The area of Costa Rica contains over 1000 species of trees, 8000 speci ... water, they usually die of starvation, or they are eaten by predators (Rachoweiki 528).Without the flora and fauna Costa Rica is famous for, and without the beautiful rainforests and rivers that make ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Aboard the Beagle Darwin had the opportunity to observe numerous geological formations, fossils and flora and fauna of different continents. He found himself comparing his observations to the teaching ...

(5 pages) 20 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Ituri consists of lowland tropical forests as well as canopied rainforests that harbor an array of flora and fauna found nowhere else (Jenike, 1995).The Reserve itself has in its protection such fami ... Institute Congolese por le Conservation de Nature (ICCN) which is tasked with the protection of the flora and fauna of not only the reserve, but of the entire country as well. The ICCN works with the ...

(8 pages) 40 0 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Genetically Modified Plants; Should Their Use Be Continued or Not? The Pro's and Con's.

For many years, the genetic makeup of flora and fauna organisms has been modified by humans. This is done through the cross breeding of tw ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology