Essays Tagged: "Vegetation"

Purple Loosestrife - on the invasive qualities of purple loosestrife and the consequences

he wetland is dead, except for this overpowering, hardy purple flower that has choked out all other vegetation and species. Purple loosestrife now controls this landscape.Purple loosestrife is an exot ...

(12 pages) 81 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Automobile's Role in Pollution

l pollutants have accentuated their natural effect. For example, farmers often use fire to burn off vegetation on their field and to re-oxygenate their fields. However, human production and consumptio ...

(17 pages) 578 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Riddle of the Sphinx

re originally connected with the idea of fertility in nature,with birth, death, and resurrection of vegetation as a constantly recurring motif. Though themodern interpretation of myths is not general ...

(2 pages) 54 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology


Table of ContentsPopulationCultureTraditionWay of LifeVegetation and Animal LifeHistoryReligionArtsLanguageEducation HealthGovernmentClimateTradeResources ... in climbing, swimming, and water skiing. The people also enjoy biking, camping, picnics, and soccer.Vegetation and Animal LifeDeciduous trees, including beech, birch, and oak, are very populated in th ...

(7 pages) 128 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Iraq: A Country on the Rise

the basic geographic features of Iraq, and other various important features such asmineral wealth, vegetation, ect.Iraq's total area is 271,128 square miles (just slightly more than twice the size of ...

(7 pages) 189 0 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Textual analysis of Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind Precise"

ange and rejuvenation in the human and natural world. Shelley views winter not justas last phase of vegetation but as the last phase of life in the individual, the imagination,civilization and religio ...

(5 pages) 206 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Urban Heat Islands

abundant. In rural areas, a large part of the incoming solar energy is used to evaporate water from vegetation and soil. In cities, where less vegetation and exposed soil exists, the majority of the s ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A short essay on the Impacts of Tourism on the Environment.

put great pressure on an area, and lead to negative environmental impacts on air and water quality, vegetation, soil, wildlife, and many other things.One of the most important areas of tourism is tran ... as well. Natural tourist sites need distinct pathways and signposts so as to minimise the impact on vegetation. Destroying plants is also destroying many homes and habitats of the fauna in that partic ...

(3 pages) 28802 4 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Mount Etna, the dormant volcano in Europe.

o form this present crater on the summit.The slopes on the mountain are divided into three zones of vegetation. The first zone is the fertile cultivated zone which is 3,000 feet long. It contains many ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Mangrove Analysis Report - Common mangroves; Structure of Mangrove forests; Mangrove herbal remedies; Functionment; Definitions; Ecological factors of export; Water salinity

rrie][User: TaniaSmartTwit][March 2002]IntroductionCoastal mud flats throughout the tropics carry a vegetation of mangrove swamp, which is particularly luxuriant in the wet tropics, such as Cairns its ... ies, salt marshes, swamps and wetlands mangroves live in represent hostile environments to mainland vegetation and have forced upon mangrove evolution a few peculiar adaptations such as tolerance of s ...

(11 pages) 69 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

A member of the Butswana task force, who was sent to analyze and evaluate the living conditions and way of life of the Ju/wasi people in Southern Africa.

take preservation of food measures into their daily account since woman gathered berries and other vegetation every third or fourth day.Overall, the Ju/wasi spent approximately 20 hours a week gather ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Geography and climate of ancient greece.

ellings.The mountain ranges in Ancient Greece were quite extensive. As the altitude rose so did the vegetation which grew on the mountains. At the low and middle altitudes there was a broad variety of ... vegetation such as: deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, and grasses. As the elevation rises the vegetation slowly dwindles. The olive trees grew between 600 and 800 meters and at 900 meters the co ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The World of Ganymede" a world I made up.

whatever, are completely equal. There is a resource mine of kenne, a healing antidote, in Rhiannon. Vegetation consists of potatoes, sisal, tobac, and citrus fruits among other things. There are a num ...

(6 pages) 33 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Creation vs evolution.

evealed land. He called the land earth and the water the seas. Then God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with seed in them, ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay about the effects of Global Warmin on Canadian Economy and what are the causes for the increase in Global Warming the past few years.

ming and they came up with a very troubling list of outcomes. Some predictions were:*Boundaries for vegetation, wildlife and insects will shift northward by 100 to 500 km, resulting in problems, costs ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

I'm a Reel Boy - Essay about the history and evolution of special and visual effects in the motion picture industry. Covers techniques from pyrotechnics to digital composites.

's never left Peoria knows the softness of a Paris spring, the color of a Nile sunset, the sorts of vegetation one will find along the upper Amazon and that Big Ben has not yet gone digital," Vincent ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Bolsa Chica Wetlands management plan.

e directly to the ocean, the protection of existing wildlife, reestablishment of native animals and vegetation and the strict supervision of water quality. In order to protect the wetlands for the fut ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Crayfish, The A complete classification, habitat, predator and prey, body plan, nervous system, circulatory system, digestive system, and respiratory system.

s dark and cool, and during much of the daylight they will be found by them selves, under a rock or vegetation, waiting for dark, when they come out to forage for food. This is highly variable, rangin ...

(2 pages) 90 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pros and Cons of Lenski's Socio-Cultural Developement

hunting and gathering. Hunting and gathering is the use of simple tools to hunt animals and gather vegetation. Some benefits of this stage could be that they all did basically the same thing, theref ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Canterbury Tales Essay : The Wife of Bath's Tale

s and women come from Venus.Venus, in the Roman religion and mythology was, known as the Goddess of vegetation. She later became, known in the Greek religion and mythology, as the goddess of fertility ...

(7 pages) 111 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers