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    Bottled Water “Myth:Bottled water is not as regulated as well regulated as tap water. Fact:the FDA controlling the safety and quality of bottled water must be as good as the EPA regulations which controls tap water” (Bottled Water Question and Answer). Also, bottled water has lower levels of sodium, which helps many people with health conditions. Another cool fact is bottled water has an “indefinite shelf life”(Bottled Water Maters), meaning if the bottled water were to stay unopened and in

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    Combining oxygen with hydrogen extracted from hydrazine is how Mark Watney, in the movie “The Martian,” made water on Mars. We are going to need Watneys on earth too. 97% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, but 96% of that is saline. And it gets worse. 3.4 million people die every year due to waterborne diseases. Water purification is a grand challenge today and is at the same scale as global warming and depletion of nonrenewable natural resources. I want to address this challenge. As a

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    Hello, this is Paige Hord and I am going to tell you about the water cycle. So what is the water cycle. We know that water evaporates from the surface of earth, it raises into the mantle and cools and condenses into snow or rain into a fluffy cloud. Then it falls again to the surface ( that's precipitation ) then the water runs off the plants into the lakes ( which is called runoff or groundwater),water is always changing states between liquid, vapor, and ice, these processes is happening a blink

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    Speech Paloma Water covers 70% of our planet, and it is easy to think that it will always be plentiful. However, freshwater, what we drink, bathe in, irrigate our farm fields with makes up only 3% of the world’s water, and two-thirds of that is stored in frozen glaciers or unavailable for our use. Many of the water systems that keep ecosystems thriving and feed a growing human population have become stressed. Rivers, lakes and aquifers are drying up or becoming too polluted to use. Already, 80 countries

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    Megan Carlson Comm 122, GCC, Spring 2015 8/26/15 Informative speech outline General purpose: to inform Specific purpose: To give the class a better understanding of who I am, what I am about, and how I aspire to be. Thesis statement: David Foster Wallace, a former professor at Pomona College in Clairemont, gave a commencement speech entitled “This is Water,” and a few main points he made throughout his speech are ideas that I try to live by. Introduction Hello, my name is Megan Carlson, and I can

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    Pad·dle Paddling. To paddle. Pad·dle. /ˈPadl/. This verb is the present tense of paddling, meaning to move through the water in a boat using a paddle. There are different variations of paddling, such as, canoe, kayak, rafting, rowing, and surfing. Paddling can be applied to multiple activities in different locations, therefore the emphasis will be on canoe paddling in Hawaii. To illustrate the commonality of paddling in present day living, I’ve paddled for both, school and summer club regatta,

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    Dangers of Bottled Water General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech my audience will able to describe the dangers of Bottled water. Central idea: Bottled water is not as safe as people believe it to be. Organization Style: Cause and Effect I. Introduction Attention getter: “Every five minutes in the U.S over 2 million plastic bottles are used (Arrey).” Americans drink about 7 billion gallons of bottled water a year that’s about $8 billion dollars in

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    Kayaking is an interesting water sports that is becoming very popular. It gives trilling experience as you set about conquering the water element alone! Kayaking is unlike canoeing, differing from it by the sitting position of the rower in the kayak, the name of the paddle-boat, and the type and number of blades on the paddle. In

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    The Sacred Balance Essay

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    Everyday in the media, society is confronted with the attitude that we are inevitably heading for a global environmental catastrophe that will destroy mankind. Constantly scaring society as a means to create awareness for the environment has created ‘doom fatigue'. The threat of doom for humankind is used so often, that it has become a cliché that many dismiss simply as a shallow warning. In his book The Sacred Balance, David Suzuki has attempted to overcome the ‘doom fatigue' so his ideas of conservation

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    Dr Lafleur Summary

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    Louisiana. Due to the fact that Dr. LaFleur is a professor of biology, his presentation was very informative and supported by many years of research. Of all the topics touched upon during the presentation, there were a few that definitely stood out to me. For instance, I found it very interesting to learn that tributyltin, a chemical used in the paint of boat hull’s, can cause female snails in contaminated waters to grow male body parts. Another interesting point we came upon focused on the insecticide

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