Essays Tagged: "Ocean"

Oceans

The ocean covers Seventy-one percent of our planets surface. Life isconcentrated, however, in about four ... his four percent that isbeing polluted by the tons every day. Everyone needs to understand that the oceansare not endless, and not bottomless. They also much see that the ocean containsmuch marine lif ... ial to our eco-system. And in order to preservethis other world of life, we must stop polluting the oceans, and begin to clean themup. Although using the ocean for a toxic waste dump may provide for a ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Greenhouse Effect

s could develop suchas increased cloud cover and increased absorption of CO2 by phytoplankton in theocean. These would act as natural feedbacks, lowering temperatures.In fact, a great deal remains unk ... ins unknown about the cycling of carbon throughthe environment, and in particular about the role of oceans in this atmosphericcarbon cycle. Many further uncertainties exist in greenhouse-effect studie ...

(2 pages) 124 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay is based on the use of abstract and concrete description. The object of the essay is to provide a concise description of a place using abstract and concrete words.

for miles, as traffic filled the lanes of the 91 and 55 freeways.Upon arriving along the shore, the oceans many qualities enlightened my senses. Immediately, I felt the cool ocean breeze caressing my ... ng along the sandy beach, I was awestricken by the suns brilliant fire as it as extinguished by the oceans horizon. Off in the distance the oceans waves marched in unison towards the shore. Getting ou ...

(3 pages) 161 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Adverse Effects of the Environment on the Aquaculture Industry in the U.S.

, aquaculture has been touted as the often controversial alternative to traditional, and industrial ocean fishing.In recent years, aquaculture farming has grown to become a burgeoning aquatic enterpri ... mely economists and biologists, see it as a "mixed blessing" that has both the potential to support ocean fisheries without destroying the wild inhabitants, and still provide a substantial source of f ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

International Dolphin Trade. Dolphin trade from the Solomon Islands and Information on bottlenose dolphins

Among the Earth's most interesting creatures, we can highlight the most beautiful mammals of the ocean, the dolphins. These magnificent creatures roam the warm oceans of the world in search of food ... The pectoral flippers provide the force to move forward, and the impulse to swim or jump out of the ocean. The blowhole provides the dolphin with the air required to live, and finally the rostrum is i ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A Day at the Beach

e rough, grainy sand sliding through my small toes and I smell the gentle breeze of the clear, blue ocean.In my mind I know the ocean has to be freezing cold, but I can't block out the persuasive voic ... my mind I know the ocean has to be freezing cold, but I can't block out the persuasive voice of the ocean begging me to have a quick swim. I can't hold back anymore, and I charge into the rough wavy o ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pollution

ental pollution. Water pollution is a scary thought because over 75% of the world is covered in our oceans. This particular type of pollution comes from many sources. One major contributor that destro ... This particular type of pollution comes from many sources. One major contributor that destroys our ocean is oil spills. After decades of research you would think that an oil tanker would be able to g ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Pollution Essays and Causes.

he problem with Inky was that she had eaten a large amount of plastic that had been drifting in the ocean from careless polluters. The biologists were able to remove the plastic contents of the whale' ... shed up on our beautiful shores. If everyone wants to be selfish, they should at least preserve the oceans so that they can enjoy them visually, but they couldn't care less even about that aspect of i ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This is a first person analysis essay on the Middle Passage Slave Trade.

ting to panic because there cargo is decreasing to fast because of disease. Now they throw into the ocean not only the dead but any who show signs of disease beginning to take them. Two men beside me ... housands of my fellow Africans who had fallen before me and joined them in the sweet embrace of the ocean. Millions of others would follow us and there we would wait until the time was right. For mayb ...

(5 pages) 28 1 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Beaches

le with people floating in the water. Splashing against the rigid rocks, then flowing back into the ocean. The people, the sea of people, all colors, all sizes and all shapes. The light breeze of the ... o safe. In the winter the beach is nippy and bare. Nobody wants to go, not a single soul.The ocean looks dark and lonely. The sun trying to peek through te overbearing clouds.Wind blows stronge ...

(1 pages) 341 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Love Is Like.....

Love is like the ocean. When tranquil, it can bring you peace and comfort"¦peace and comfort that you wouldn't ... owever, when turbulent, it can cause so much fear of uncertainty.Love is like the appearance of the ocean: it is beautiful, and it can be thrilling. For instance, when a man looks out into the harmoni ... unters love. A peace of mind can satisfy them. Additionally, the development itself of love and the ocean are alike. Little by little, the waves of the ocean can grow as winds may intensify. In the sa ...

(3 pages) 261 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oil Spills

How has the spilling of industrial oil affected marine wildlife? Because of the oil spills of large oceanic tankers the question of the effects upon the environment and marine biology has one again ar ... nogenic and strongly affects both humans and wildlife. To further the severity of oil spills on the oceans surrounding the United States the oil that is being transferred is usually refined. The refin ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nightmare

couldn't sleep, I just lay in bed, thinking about that great white that eats people who swim in the ocean. After a while of just laying in my bed, scared to death, I began to get a little tired, then ... got to sleep, I starting having these horrible nightmares that I was on a boat in the middle of the ocean while Jaws circled the boat in the ocean like a hawk circles its prey before it attacks. After ...

(1 pages) 758 0 0.0 Feb/2002

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

Nightmare1

couldn't sleep, I just lay in bed, thinking about that great white that eats people who swim in the ocean. After a while of just laying in my bed, scared to death, I began to get a little tired, then ... got to sleep, I starting having these horrible nightmares that I was on a boat in the middle of the ocean while Jaws circled the boat in the ocean like a hawk circles its prey before it attacks. After ...

(2 pages) 489 0 0.0 Feb/2002

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

A Beautiful Sunset Some of the people are caucasian and

moments before, is now gone. I turn my attention to the sky as it slowly begins to mutate over the ocean. The sun is just inches now from being dissolved by the vast ocean lying before it. As it cree ... ng away for a few moments and then returning to catch an entire new scene of shapes and colors. The ocean performs its roles in this scene just as well, dancing with the same colors as the sky and fol ...

(3 pages) 788 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Sounds, Sights and Feelings At the Beach

u look down in the smooth white sand, slightly discolored by the cool, crystal clear water from the ocean, you see thin, snakelike trails in the sand left behind by the gentle erosion from the waves. ... distance is a wet, dark, wooden pier that appears to grow out of the shoreline and enters into the ocean. You stop to admire the view of the colorful, picturesque scene and notice that the pier seems ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Water resource challenge

all creatures, and without water life would cease to exist. The main source of water is within the oceans, which houses millions of marine plants and animals. Billions of people living in the world d ... and animals. Billions of people living in the world depend on fish as a primary source for protein. Oceans also affect directly the earth's temperature and keep it in balance. Oceans are also consider ...

(7 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Pollution is a consistent demolition of the Earth., A persuasive paper on a hot topic that voices your opinion.

will spread all over the world invading our beaches in Florida or California. The pollution in the ocean is increasingly high and shows no signs stopping. Certain places in the world have already bee ... "Over 60m liters of oil run off America's streets and via rivers and drains find their way into the oceans each year."("More abused than used." Economist 2009) Pollution in the ocean not only affects ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Disposal Sea Act

tive? Canada has the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), which includes an Act called the Ocean Dumping Act, which focuses mainly on the disposal at sea. The disposal at Sea program was impl ... les and weaknesses that need to be addressed in order to secure its effectiveness in protecting the Oceans. One of the issues with this Act is that some forms and sources of Ocean pollution have been ...

(9 pages) 559 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Marine Ecosystem

The earth's oceans provide an enormous range of resources and affect the quality of life as we know it. The ocea ... man development, land-use change, environmental pollution, and over-fishing. (Eileen Claussen, 2002)Ocean and coastal marine systems are also affected by changes in climate, through increases or decre ... in CO2 introduced into the atmosphere, resulting climate changes will cause additional stresses on oceanic circulation. CO2 levels have been estimated at double the earlier measurements of pre-indust ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences