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    utopian scenario and corresponding loss of townspeople’s cultural identity - this fantasy of the “American dream” emerges like one of the story’s main motifs. Parallel to their mystification of the American way of life, the people of a place called Bacchus Marsh develop a negative attitude towards their own town, being dull and insignificant, as depicted in the words of the narrator’s father: “nothing more than a stopping place. Somewhere on the way to somewhere else” (Edelson). The exact location of

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    Standard Procedures for Sign Concordance Study 10.18.2016 Authors: Arielle Crews, Austin Roy, Alexa Lindauer, Janet Foley, Deana Clifford, Rob Klinger Introduction: The Amargosa vole, Microtus californicus scirpensis, is a critically endangered rodent, endemic to the Amargosa Basin near Death Valley, California. This water-dependent species persists in a naturally fragmented wetland ecosystem, that has existed since the end of the Pleistocene (Neuwald 2010). However, due to California’s historic

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    What is the single most environmental issue that is plaguing the eastern half of the world? The raging fires in Indonesia and Asia. These fires are releasing more CO2 and other toxic chemicals in a few months than most countries do all year. The fires are also producing a thick smoky haze that is clouding the entire area. What is the exact cause of this problem? Scientists are quick to point out several causes, but one that is standing out is the defiant act of setting ablaze fields for the use of

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    Snow Goose Overpopulation

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    1994 the rate had dropped to less than 8%. Thus allowing a great deal of the adult population to return to nesting sites in the spring. Impact on habitat The snow geese still nest in a primarily salt marsh environment. The geese have a detrimental feeding behavior in which they pull up the marsh grass by the roots. This behavior is know as grubbing and when done in mass quantities can destroy whole marshes for decades. A project known as the "Hudson Bay Project: Ecosystem Studies and Conservation

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    Lagoon State Beach is the prime spot for surfers in Southern California. The land highlights incorporate 42 sections of land of wetlands, neighborhood plants, and sandy shoreline. Travelers value searching for the 200 bird species among the saltwater marsh. Pelicans, gulls, and sandpiper and many organisms; that these species would look for. The Adamson House is a prominent piece of Spanish Revival that was built in the mid 1900's on the

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    Wetlands are extremely valuable to society. Wetlands can decrease flooding, remove pollutants from water, recharge groundwater, protect shorelines, provide habitat for wildlife, and serve important recreational and cultural functions. The Mississippi River Delta ecosystems alone provide at least $12 – 47 billion in benefits to people every year. If wetlands are lost, the cost of replacing them can be extremely expensive, if at all possible. Lost wetlands can result in a city having to invest more

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    The loss of Louisiana coastal land is one of the most, major factors in our environment today. Louisiana has already lost 1,880 square miles of land in the past eight decades. This problem is effecting the state funding to help solve the problem before the state lose more coastal land. In order to stop this situation, the state needs to have a stronger structural protection for the coastline (Wilson, 2013). Louisiana's wetlands today represent about 40 percent of the wetlands of the continental

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    The Us Constitution

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    Provide the class with the details of the project (location, acres restored, methods used, species benefited if available, etc.). Be sure to integrate what you find with what you are learning in your text and other readings and supplement it with additional research. ALSO, as September 17th is Constitution Day, I want you to reflect on this and comment on it in your forums for this week. The preamble of the US Constitution directs the Federal Government to "promote the general welfare"...."secure

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    The Wetlands In Grisham’s novel, The Pelican Brief, he presents a case where an organization attempts to protect the coastal marshes of Louisiana against the selfish oil companies and citizens that wish to destroy it for money. This is a tremendous concern that people deal with in America. John Grisham wrote The Pelican Brief, in 1992 and it was one of his best selling books. Louisiana’s marshes are being destroyed and are suffering greatly because of humans. Grisham shows extensive knowledge of

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    Melting Glaciers: Great News for Titanic, Devastating for Wetlands Overview This essay is dedicated to the importance of wetlands and the impending danger of rising sea levels due to global warming. Historically we humans have taken for granted the numerous vital roles played by wetlands in our ecosystem and viewed them only as unpleasant and undesirable. So we have destroyed much of our wetlands, and now that we finally see how important they are we are going to lose what little wetlands

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