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  • Florida Bay Essay

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    Florida Bay Dear Jenny Staletovich, Your article on the Miami Herald website called “Will Florida Bay survive the summer?” opened my eyes as to what is going on in the Florida Bay and has inspired me to bring awareness to the sea grass die off during my research trip to the Florida Bay. This week, I did my own research to measure the salinity of the Bay and the water temperature to compare the results to the last sea grass die-off which occurred in the early 1990s. I have discovered that the temperature

  • The Importance Of Drug Abuse In Palm Bay, Florida

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    How Common Is Drug Abuse In Palm Bay, Florida (FL)? Palm Bay, Florida (FL) has a total population of 79,469. It is estimated that 7,391 have admitted to using illicit drugs within the past month. Alcohol abuse is another common problem in Palm Bay, Florida (FL). Over 19,000 people in Palm Bay, Florida (FL) have admitted to drinking heavily within the past month. The Importance Of Getting Help At A Drug And Alcohol Detox Center If you have ever attempted to withdraw from a drug that you are addicted

  • The Florida Everglades Essay examples

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    to construct protective chambers in which to live. They then attach to various kinds of sea grasses on the ocean floor and coat them as well. Individual chambers combine together to form rock-like structures. Over thousands of years, when South Florida was completely submerged, a vast amount of this limestone

  • Biscayne National Park Essay

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    World’s Third longest living Coral Reef .The park is located in Southern Florida. This park is one of our national treasures in many ways . Biscayne National Park was established as a national park many years ago. In the Biscayne National Park there is only one mile of paved roadway , most of the activities in the park are done on the water or underneath the water surface. Biscayne National Park is located in Southern Florida. Biscayne National Park begins where Miame ends . It is also around water

  • Essay

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    here in South Florida and grew up playing on the river. I had a boat before I had a bicycle. My family was full of fishermen. It is no surprise as to who I am today. It was “in the cards” as they say. Throughout my whole life I have found my entertainment in the out of doors, primarily as an angler, but not so finely focused on the fish that I did not notice the environment too. And anyone who has paid the slightest attention to the quality of the environmental conditions in South Florida has noticed

  • Tampa Bay Magazine Business Analysis

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    Tampa Bay magazine is a favorite with residents, old and new, of this Florida city. A discount magazine subscription to Tampa Bay Magazine will keep you updated on events and new in and around your favorite city. The magazine's lively style is in keeping with the city's energy and culture. With sections on local news, events, entertainment,and dining, you'll have all the information you need at your fingertips. With reliable reporting on local and national news, events and politics as they affect

  • Environmental Quality Report : Pensacola Bay

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    Steven Robison GEO 2330 Environmental Quality Report Pensacola Bay When it comes to Pensacola Bay there are many environmental factors to consider when wanting to know how well the area is doing in relation to quality of the land, air and water. In this report, the examination will be upon the water quality of Pensacola Bay. The water quality of Pensacola Bay is very complex and in order for ecosystems and organisms to survive in a small contained space the chemistry has to be just right. This

  • Essay on The Florida Everglades

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    survival of a biological community. In the United States, American citizens are on the verge of irrevocably damaging one of the country's most unique and diverse treasures - the Florida Everglades. This national park is now the only remaining patch of a river that used to span 120 miles from Lake Okeechobee to the Florida Bay. Dikes and levees created by the Army Corps of Engineers in the late 1940's drained this river to reduce flooding and increase useable water for the development of the region.

  • Cabeza De Vaca Research Paper

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    Vera and Teresa Cabeza de Vaca. “Cabeza de Vaca means ‘head of cow’ and was derived from a peasant ancestor.” (elizabethan-era.org) “By 1528, he was appointed treasurer underneath the explorer Panfilo de Narvaez which reached what is now Tampa Bay, Florida later in the same year.” “By September of that year, all of the members of the expedition except for 60 of de Vaca’s men had died near the shore of present-day Galveston, Texas.” (Biography.com Editors). Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was a Spanish

  • Native Americans And Conquistadors

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    and, therefore, needed to be civilized. Before beginning the trek to Apalachee, Resendez states, “The explorers could see for themselves that the bay was poor and sparsely populated.” These early conquests cause the Native Americans to become hostile, and even fearful, of the Spanish conquistadors. For example, when finally docking on shore in Florida,

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