Essays Tagged: "whales"

Do culture and individual beliefs affect logical thinking? If so, how do they influence the conclusions we reach?

ces as long as the premises are truly valid. For example the syllogism:All mammals are warm blooded.Whales are mammals.Whales are warm truly logical because the major premise is true. In a ... since it deduces from the general to the particular. For example:All mammals nurse their young.All whales are mammals.Whales nurse their young.This syllogism is deductive because the premises provide ...

(6 pages) 339 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


Dolphins are mammals closely related to whalesand porpoises. Dolphins have a powerful and streamlinedbody. They are found in all seas and oc ... on the other handbottlenose dolphins travel in groups that contain only a fewmembers.Dolphin, like whales, breathe through a blowhole inthe top of their head. While traveling dolphins break the surfa ... thdraw from the NationalFootball League.The End!!!p DolphinsDolphins are mammals closely related to whalesand porpoises. Dolphins have a powerful and streamlinedbody. They are found in all seas and oc ...

(6 pages) 106 0 2.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Plastax: Should Australia have a tax on plastic bags? YES!

plastic bags. Australians use 6 billion plastic bags every year. They kill more than 100 000 birds, whales, seals and turtles worldwide every year. (Plastic bag tax push, The Herald Sun) By applying t ... of sea birds, sea mammals and fish are killed every year from plastic bags floating out in the sea. Whales, dolphins and turtles mistake them for jelly fish and eat the plastic bags. This causes them ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Australia's Relations with Japan and other Pro-Whaling Nations.

meat provides a key source of protein in the diet and the sale of whale meat and products made from whales provides an economic foundation for these communities. These societies are centred on a cultu ... and lifestyle directly relate to the whaling culture. Japan claims that small-scale exploitation of whales pose no threat to whale populations yet is critical to the survival of their society.Japan al ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Life in Antarctica.

l many more animals and sea life than anyone could imagine in such a hostile environment. There are whales, seals many types of fish and even petrels (a bird).Although Antarctica is such a cold and ba ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The first americans.

as "The Red Paint People" is among the first early American culture group to be known to hunt large whales and sword fish, something no other tribe was capable of. This same tribe is also known for th ...

(8 pages) 264 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was the American Revolutionary War inevitable?

d turn to livelihoods other than farming. The cold waters off the coast provided plentiful fish and whales as well as a convenient highway on which to trade. Many settlers came over for religious reas ...

(3 pages) 52 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A short review on sonar testing and it's detrimental effects on marine life -- somewhat opinionated.

it plans to deploy LFA routinely throughout most of the world's oceans. However, LFA sonar may harm whales and other marine mammals. This sonar will generate one of the loudest sounds that human being ... due to the high number of beached mammals on our shores. In March 2000, a mass stranding of beaked whales, minke whales, and one dolphin occurred off the Bahamas after a Navy exercise in which mid-fr ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Impact That Natural Resources Had On The New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies

many slaves.The New England resources were the sea, lumber, and forests. The sea provided fish and whales, lumber provided wood and mining, and forests brought the New Englanders a source of fur and ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Full classification of the Giant Squid (Architeuthis dux)

r giant squids. They are so large, that they can capture and eat almost anything, even some smaller whales. They capture their prey by using their two long feeding tentacles which are shot out to grip ... diameter. These suckers are capable of immobilizing their prey and even leave scars on the skin of whales.Relationship to other Squids: The Architeuthis dux is most closely related to the Neoteuthida ...

(4 pages) 38 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Report on endangered species; The Wandering Albartross. general information about most aspects of its life, habits, etc. incudes arguments for and againsts its protection

countless plankton that in turn support the food chain of crustaceans, which are eaten by dolphins, whales, seals and are sometimes eaten by the Albatross. Although the Albatross can eat crustaceans i ...

(6 pages) 40 1 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Book Report "The Dolphin, Cousin to Man" By: Robert Stenuit 167 pages

Dolphin is the name of a group of sea animals closely realated to whales an porpoises. Like whales and porpoises, dolphins are mammals, not fish. Mammals, unlike fish ... dolphins rank among the most intelligent animals, along with chimpanzees and dogs. Dolphins, whales, and porpoises are members of a group of mammals called cetaceans. Dolphins and porpoises are ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


Prince William Sound, Alaska. This spill killed 35,000 sea birds, 10,000 otters, and at least nine whales. The spill left pools of oil up to three feet on some beaches. In December of 1989, an Irania ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Scientific Creationism

ch were above the firmament: and it was so." another example is verse21 .... "And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth,which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their ... Micah1:8..... "I will make a wailing like the dragons....." and in Genesis 1:21 "And Godcreated the whales, and every living creature that moveth which the watersbrought forth abundantly, after their ...

(8 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Whale Rider's Opposing Forces - What happens when two opposing forces collide?

be the next chief. All the boys try but fail. Later Pai tries and retrieves the necklace, calls the whales and they come and she gets them to move when no one else can proves that she is the prophet. ...

(2 pages) 56 1 2.0 May/2005

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

Fishes' Cry: An Analysis of "The Fish Are All Sick" by Anne Stevenson.

e dramatic situation of the poem - fishes are all sick. And the fact that it goes on to saying that whales are dying (an irony - whales are dying but inferior creatures such as fishes are only sick) a ... ravates the situation.The first line of the poem already introduces the conflict. The phrase "great whales dead" further exaggerates the dramatic situation of the poem. However, being one who lives in ...

(4 pages) 15 0 2.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Whale Rider" Techniques

nd or the mood of that particular scene. For example when Koro walks out of the house and finds the whales stranded on the beach it was at nighttime. This appealed to me greatly. It is very dark and e ... he worst was over. But it was a gloomy day though; I think her purpose was to show that most of the whales that have beached were going to die. She has definitely used lighting well in this film.But w ...

(2 pages) 46 1 3.0 Aug/2006

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

Life in Antarcitca

g layer of snow or in cracks in rocks which provide the plants shelter, light, warmth and moisture. Whales, seals and penguins have developed a thick layer of fat under their skins to protect them fro ... The krill mainly feed on phytoplankton and are eaten by most Antarctic wildlife, from fish to giant whales.SealsThere are many different types of seal in Antarctica. Some species of seal in the Antarc ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Bloodflowers" by W.D. Valgardson - Personal Response

ey live their lives by the land and what it holds. If there are caribou, then they hunt caribou. If whales come in, they go whale hunting. To them, time is meaningless. There's no discipline and they ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Journey on a Sinking Ship: A two paragraph essay comparing "The Seafarer" and Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay"

to the sea as the author's passion, even so he has respect for it, "My soul roams with the sea, the whales / Home, wandering to the widest corners / Of the world" (59-61B "The Seafarer"). Yet after th ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry