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  • Types Of Freshwater And Saltwater

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    setups and many species, or a lone goldfish in a bowl. While neither are particularly accurate, it shows what the general, uninformed public sees as fishkeeping. In reality, there are two types-freshwater and saltwater, with each requiring commitment and care. There are, however, major differences. Freshwater tanks require far less maintenance, and are nowhere near as delicate as a saltwater tank. While both hobbies have similar aspects, keeping saltwater fish is ultimately more time-consuming and

  • Freshwater Ecosystems : The Most Important Natural Source On The Planet Essay

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    Freshwater ecosystems feed into the most important natural source on the planet; water. They make up less than 0.01 percent of Earth’s total surface area. After pollution, human development, and climate change, freshwater systems are now one of the most endangered habitats in the world. Freshwater ecosystems are home to many unique species of wildlife, which causes much concern to the life expectancy of these animals and plants. With this community type being so endangered, concerns are raised about

  • The Compiratory Process Of Freshwater Fish And Saltwater Fish

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    both freshwater fish and saltwater fish will die shortly if they are taken out of water (Anderson et al, 2016).. Like most vertebrae, fish primarily require oxygen for metabolism. However, fish cannot obtain oxygen from air directly. Fortunately, water contains significant amount of dissolved oxygen. Fish obtain their oxygen from water through their gills (Grantly, Hastings & Walker, 2015). Both freshwater fish and saltwater fish have gills. Therefore, the respiratory process for freshwater fish

  • Comparing Freshwater vs. Saltwater Fishing Essay

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    Comparative Essay of Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing My friend had invited me along with him and his family to the ocean. It was vacation for the family, but for him and me it was the beginning of a week of serious business. We had an obsessive hobby to pursue. As avid and long-term freshwater fisherman, we were thrilled by the thought of catching those large and exotic saltwater fish we had seen on television a billion times before. Yet little did we expect there to be such vast differences

  • Freshwater Fishing Vs. Fresh Water Fishing

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    Salt water fishing vs fresh water fishing Remember when you were a little kid waking up at 5 in the morning just to go fishing. You’re just hoping that today will be the day to catch the big one. You’re out there just waiting for something to hit your line. No matter whether salt-water fishing or fresh-water fishing, it will meet every fisherman’s or woman’s dreams. It doesn’t matter if you’re out on the lake or on the ocean, you are always guaranteed to have a good time and make memories. When

  • The Social And Environmental Effects Associated With Commodifying Nature Essay

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    with commodifying nature By Danielle Finestone The commodification of nature refers to transformation of natural resources to something generically valued for exchange within the market, this therefore leads to these common pool resources like freshwater being reconceptualised as a commercial resource. Natural goods and services become defined as tangible objects which can be privatized and managed under market rules (Gómez-Baggethun& Ruiz-Pérez, 2011), as opposed to something which is valued intrinsically

  • The Effect Of Uv Radiation On Surface Waters

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    1. Introduction Colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) is an optically active component of total dissolved organic matter (DOM), absorbing light strongly in the UV and visible spectral range, hence influencing light availability in the aquatic environments [1]. Although CDOM protects marine biota from the harmful effects of UV radiation in surface waters [2], it can also adversely affect primary production and the ecosystem health by reducing the quality and the amount of photosynthetically active

  • The Syrian Conflict Of The United Nations Inter Agency On Water Essay

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    Syrians live in refugee camps”(Oxfam Policy-International, 2013). The overwhelming increase in population, as a result of the Syrian crisis, has placed a major strain on Jordan’s economic infrastructure, specifically through the region’s production of freshwater resources. According to the United Nations Inter-Agency on Water (UNIA), Jordan is ranked one of the ten water-depressed countries in the world. The growth in Syrian population has increased this strain, with UN estimates revealing that it may take

  • Water Problems Associated With Water Scarcity

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    Some areas have abundant or sufficient water resources but are lacking the means to access it or distribute it properly due to political, socio-economic, or governmental issues. These areas include most of Central Africa including the Horn of Africa and the Eastern Coast, Central America, Northern India and some surrounding countries such as Nepal and Bhutan, as well as Cambodia and Laos (Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, 2007). A variety of states, regions, and localities

  • How Schistosomiasis Is A Parasitic Disease Caused By Trematode Flatworms

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    Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease caused by trematode flatworms. This parasitic infection endemic mostly impact impoverished nations that do not have clean running water. Schistosomiasis is commonly found in 76 countries around the world. In under developed countries of Africa Schistosomiasis, is second only to malaria as a cause of morbidity. Schistosomiasis affects approximately 240 million people globally (Hotez, 2013). The main areas affected are the regions near the equator, parts of the