Arctic exploration

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  • The Exploration Of The Arctic Oil Spills

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    Drake’s discovery, the search for oil followed. Through this quest, many oil reserves were located all over North America, with the richest reserves found in Texas. Today, oil companies have discovered rich reserves all around the globe, including the Arctic. The

  • Father And Mother In Aria Beth Sloss's 'North'

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    to be a man “in love” (Sloss 7) with the wilderness like a “schoolboy” (Sloss 7). He cannot be home from expeditions long without getting restless.  As days pass, the father spends his time planning his next adventure, a hot air balloon ride to the Arctic, something that he claims will “write his name beside Darwin’s in the history books” (Sloss 13). The father does not tell Mary of his plans and she does not tell him of the loneliness that has struck her “sudden as a storm” (Sloss 13) from his lack

  • Polar Bears: Species Of Special Concern

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    ice-free period. To provide polar bears the habit space they deem to be required, the group is advocating for the creation of Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area within Canada’s High Arctic. To further the protection they see necessary the World Wildlife Foundation has been working and advocating to the Arctic Council about being proactive and being able to response in the case of an oil spill. Though polar bears hold cultural and social significance to the people of the artic, the World Wildlife

  • Snowshoe Hare Research Paper

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    chain. Without it, top predators such as the brown bear would lack an important food source. The snowshoe hare is an herbivore. Like all herbivores, it eats only plants. Some plants that the snowshoe hare eats are the reindeer lichen, the arctic willow, and the arctic sedge. In the ANWR, it is important that the snowshoe hare has useful adaptations since it lives in the tundra, one of the world’s toughest biomes to survive in. Its signature adaptation is its ability to change color. During the winter

  • Artic Policy Essay

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    development of a strategy for accomplishing USNORTHCOM’s increased responsibilities in the Arctic region. He placed Major General Howard N. Thompson, USNORTHCOM

  • Oil Drilling in the Arctic

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    The Coastal Plain of the Arctic Refuge is one of America's last great wilderness areas. It is home to many animals such as polar bears, wolves, and grizzly bears, caribou herds, snow geese, musk oxen, and dozens of other species. If your oil companies keep drilling in the Arctic, most of these beautiful creatures will die, and some will become extinct. The Coastal Plain is home to these animals. Annually, a herd of 129,000 caribou gather on the Coastal Plain to bear and nurse their young. Polar

  • The Future of the Arctic Is in Our Hands

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    Preface The arctic is facing today drastic climate changes that, together with technological development will in the near future disclose the Arctic's economic potential. We, the people of Greenland, believe that the inhabitants of the Arctic should be the first to benefit from the economic opportunities the Arctic will bring. As historical inhabitants of the Arctic it is our responsibility to make it a peaceful and rich region ensuring at the same time the safeguard of its environment. The future

  • The Oil Struggle Canada is Facing Essay

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    struggle are the research, the reward, and the result. One question most people would over look in this situation is where would you start? First things first how is Canada going to lay claim to the fact that any oil they find is rightfully ours if the Arctic is so vast and no real boundaries are drawn. Also don’t think for

  • Business Research

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    Learning Log - Activity 3.7 The purpose of the study for learning log –Activity 3.7 was conducting a literature search for suitable papers on stakeholder theory. During the study I used common rules for searching literature: * scoping (and context) (Collins and Hussey, 2008); for scoping I usually looking for a last ten-five years literature * key word(s) searching in present I used words such as ‘Globalization”, “Sustainability, etc. * refining the search on stakeholder theory

  • The Narwhal: The Unicorn of the Ocean Essay

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    Wildlife Fund). The scientific name for the Narwhal is Monodon monoceros and it is Greek meaning one-tooth, one-horn. It can grow up to 13-16 feet in length and weighs almost 2 tons (4,000 pounds). The region they are usually located is around the Arctic waters of Canada, Greenland, Norway and Russia. They are known as unicorns of the sea because they have a tusk, one of their teeth, coming out of the front of the skull. According to the World Wildlife fund (2014), “Males most commonly have tusks