Essays Tagged: "sea creatures"

Heroism displayed in the epic novel of BEOWULF and Sir Gawain. This essay compares and contrasts these two characters and defines what makes a true hero.

onent Brecca. Not only had Beowulf been swimming for seven nights, he had also stopped to kill nine sea creatures in the depths of the ocean. Beowulf is also strong enough to kill the monster Grendel, ... ty for the Geats so a tall lighthouse is built in order to help the people find there way back from sea. Beowulf has such courage that he is not even afraid to die. He always explains his death wishes ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Beowulf

onent Brecca. Not only had Beowulf been swimming for seven nights, he had also stopped to kill nine sea creatures in the depths of the ocean. Beowulf is also strong enough to kill the monster Grendel, ... ty for the Geats so a tall lighthouse is built in order to help the people find there way back from sea.The most heroic of traits within Beowulf is that he is not afraid to die. He always explains his ...

(2 pages) 72 5 1.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

A journal entry on 5 different issues all to do with pollution/animal endangerment recieved 89% in May 10th/2005

and a bountiful resource. The polluting of the oceans are killing fish and mammals alike, when the seaweed is exposed to the oil it immediately absorbs it. Seaweed is the main food of numerous sea cr ... the oil it immediately absorbs it. Seaweed is the main food of numerous sea creatures including the sea otter, an endangered species. The endangerment of animals should also be stopped for example The ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Dinosaur Extinction.

w it happened. A theory that works for large animals usually does not work for the small animals or sea creatures. Scientists agree that whatever happened to the dinosaurs must have affected the whole ... few scientists who believe that there are probably some dinosaurs living today in the depths of the sea and in dense unexplored parts of the rain forest in Africa and South America. There are a lot of ...

(7 pages) 46 0 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Beowulf: A hero that grew with fame and died with honor

of the Danes. This man was courageous enough to enter this cave, he was also brave enough to battle sea creatures in the open water. In addition, he killed a man-eating monster, like the she-wolf and ...

(3 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Coral bleaching

waii in 1996.DefinitionsCoral- A hard red, pink, or white substance formed by the skeletons of tiny sea creatures massed together.Bleach/Bleaching- Make or become white.Corals are made by millions of ... best possible condition. Reefs that are already stressed will be more vulnerable to changes in the sea temperature. Whatever the solution, there needs to be adequate enforcement to ensure proper tech ...

(4 pages) 35 0 2.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Red Tide

ll kinds of marine life and mammals as well. When all these phytoplankton form large blooms various sea creatures feed off them and get the neurotoxins inside them then the toxins spread extremely qui ... eed off them and get the neurotoxins inside them then the toxins spread extremely quickly from tiny sea creatures to fish to larger fish to birds and eventually to humans causing them to have respirat ...

(2 pages) 11 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Sharks

tected inshore areas away from the males. Sharks commonly fast for long periods during the breeding season.One of the more interesting sharks is the basking shark. The basking shark feeds on plankton. ... rk. The basking shark feeds on plankton. They open their jaws and barrel through clouds of the tiny sea creatures. Bristle-like rakers near the shark's gills filter out the tiny creatures. Although ba ...

(1 pages) 713 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord Of The Flies-Light Imagery

suggest the lost of Simon's logic and goodness through the images of Simon's body, water, sky, and sea creatures.Simon's body's shows his logic and goodness. "Simon's coarse hair with brightness" ... e death of Simon and the begging and was the loss of logic and goodness Simon brought to the island.Sea Creatures shows his logic and goodness too. "Inquisitive bright creatures" is an metaphor ...

(1 pages) 2489 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poseidon.

ribe him was Enosichthon, which means “earth shaker.”Poseidon’s wife is known as the sea nymph, Amphitrite. According to myth, Amphitrite ran away from him the first time she saw him. H ... itrite. According to myth, Amphitrite ran away from him the first time she saw him. He sent all the sea creatures to find her. Delphinus, the dolphin, found her and begged for her to marry Poseidon. A ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

New Zealand and the Impact of Fishing

In the warm southwestern seas of the world, just above Australia and the Tasman Sea, lies a beautiful island country of New Z ... rever as both the best kept secret in beautiful landscape and a residual fishery.Occupied by the seafaring British and the indigenous Polynesian peoples, fishing is surely nothing new to these resi ... s if this island larger than the United Kingdom was the ideal place to move, since the value of the sea creatures in the surrounding ocean is so great. In less than half a decade the value of its fis ...

(6 pages) 944 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

“One Fine Man. Or is he?”         A mountain of a

rance outlasts any man, or monster. Beowulf swims day in and day out with no sign of stopping. With sea creatures nipping at his heal from all directions Beowulf is able to escape a certain death. Thi ...

(2 pages) 970 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

EXPERIMENT: Effect of Dissolved Carbon Dioxide on the pH of water

embranes. Water with a pH below 4 or higher than 10 is deadly. It will most likely kill majority of sea creatures. Amphibians are at risk when the pH of water is low. If the pH of water is low, heavy ... challenge for me, as there were many ways in which this experiment could've been conducted. After researching the different methods, I chose to go with exhaling Carbon Dioxide through a straw since It ...

(7 pages) 35 5 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Has the Human Age of Oil Dependency Past?

s, coal and oil) are all created under the earth’s surface from the dead remains of plants and sea creatures known as Biomass. The Biomass is buried deep underneath overlying rock and sediment wh ... es a layer of non-permeable rock where it becomes trapped and lies dormant. Geophysical contractors search for inclines, in which the oil is contained, using lines of highly sensitive receivers called ...

(7 pages) 25 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Sea and its moods

and beautiful. The perfect day to attempt to get over my fear of this vast ocean filled with deadly sea creatures. As I gazed out to the fishing vessels far beyond the shark nets my view was obstructe ... I gazed out to the fishing vessels far beyond the shark nets my view was obstructed by the majestic seagulls that flew so low over the shimmering water. They darted toward the glistening surface hopin ...

(4 pages) 1542 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Something Smells Fishy with Commercial Fishing

he world. The story of Mike and Sally's house being destroyed represents the millions of non-target sea creatures and their habitats that are accidentally caught and destroyed by commercial fishing. T ... ed by commercial fishing. This growing problem, known as "bycatch", is not only killing millions of sea creatures, but also it is turning the marine life into an unbalanced habitat. Bycatch is only on ...

(9 pages) 1496 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

New Zealand & Impact on Fishing

In the warm southwestern seas of the world, just above Australia and the Tasman Sea, lies a beautiful island country of New Z ... rever as both the best kept secret in beautiful landscape and a residual fishery.Occupied by the seafaring British and the indigenous Polynesian peoples, fishing is surely nothing new to these resi ... s if this island larger than the United Kingdom was the ideal place to move, since the value of the sea creatures in the surrounding ocean is so great. In less than half a decade the value of its fis ...

(6 pages) 585 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays