Kachemak Bay

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  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Alaska '

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    isn’t much, just a couple hundred houses nestled high up on the hillside, and a sandy spit, jutting five miles into the sea. Across the bay from Homer lies Kachemak Bay State Park, 400,000 acres of rugged mountains and flowing ice fields. The place where we stayed rested on the outskirts, right on the ocean. We had plans for all but one of the days we spent across the bay. When the day arrived, most of my family prepared

  • Gentrification and White Preference in the Rhode Island Housing Market

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    the national, and even international symbol for black culture with a vibrancy that is not seen in the suburbs. Finally, in San Francisco, in the bay area, there has been a massive influx of affluent companies that have completely devastated the middle class due to a high rise in wealthy, educated, employees. These employees have taken residence up in the bay area, causing the entirety of the already previously gentrified neighborhood to skyrocket to unobtainable prices, even for the

  • The Abandoned Colony by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

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    Professor David Quinn’s theory to explain what happened. The bulk of the colony moved to the Chesapeake Bay and lived in peace while the rest stayed behind to guard the heavier equipment. However, the Spanish threat and Indian hostility forced them to leave. They were the ones who left the notes. Rumors continued to spin when Indians told stories to the people of Jamestown in the Chesapeake Bay about whites living with the Indians. Unfortunately, White, Ralegh, and everyone else searching for the

  • The Maryland Oyster Industry And Its Decline Throughout History

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    fifth of the men in the entire fishing industry were Chesapeake Bay oystermen. There were twenty-six thousand fishermen and processors employed in the Chesapeake oyster industry. The bay then had around forty-two thousand boats, just for oystering. On average, they were harvesting fifteen million pounds of oysters a year. In 1885, twenty nine million bushels were harvested. An increased demand led to increases in harvests. The bay quickly began to deplete. From 1865 to 1959 there was a series of

  • Estuaries : San Francisco Bay

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    per thousand), and in this region freshwater organisms can live. Near the mouth of the bay, the salinity level can be as high as 36 ppt, which is as salty as the ocean. Since this estuary is located in a temperate zone, the average daily temperature of the water changes with the seasons. More than 350 species of fish live in the Chesapeake bay, this bay provides rich fishing opportunities for fisherman. This Bay supports more than 3,600 species of plant and animal life altogether. Now picture, how

  • The Chesapeake Bay Watershed

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    lasting consequences. The opportunity to act is right where anyone stands and the closest one to this area is known as the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Therefore, the amount of nutrients going into the Chesapeake Bay should be reduced since the use of fertilizers has increased dramatically over time causing water pollution and the death of many species. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed is the largest one in the Atlantic Seaboard of North America; it covers 64,000 square miles of the United States, starting

  • Ka Moa`E: The Tradewinds

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    and if she needs him he will be there for her no matter what. The ninth and tenth verses say that their love is united by sweetness and she’s his sweetheart of the seas of Kona with the dew of Ma‘ihi, so she must live in Kona by Ma‘ihi Bay. The final verse says for his love, the sweetheart on the quiet seas of Kona, to tell their story. This song is a simple love song about how much a man misses the woman that he loves and how happy he will be when they will be able to be

  • Health Care, Environmental Hazards, And Building Trust With The Narragansett Community Essay

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    Step 1: Gather information and identify preliminary issues. In this case, the most important issues are inadequate access to health care, environmental hazards, behavioral risk factors, and building trust with the Narragansett community. The first three issues are important because they directly affect the health of the Native American population. Additionally, building trust with the Narragansett tribe in order to perform research and collaborative planning is the key to designing successful care

  • Homelessness And The Tampa Bay Area

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    Homelessness is a prevalent social issue that many countries are trying to resolve. One area that has a high rate of homelessness is the Tampa Bay Area in Florida. According to a homeless count carried out by the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) in 2016, in Hillsborough County alone, there are, “at least 1,817 homeless men, women, and children” who have to resort to unorthodox housing, such as spaces behind buildings, encampments, sidewalks, and cars (“About Homelessness”). Moreover

  • The Waste Disposal Of The Chesapeake Bay

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    According to Robert Diaz and Rutger Rosenberg, “Dead zones have now been reported from more than 400 systems, affecting a total area of more than 245,000 square kilometers, and are probably a key stressor on marine ecosystems.” Specifically, the Chesapeake Bay has been polluted to the point where areas have now been uninhabitable to marine life. Although waste disposal is a difficult issue to solve, polluting bodies of water endangers the marine life, environment, and health of organisms. While the Earth’s

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