North Slope Borough, Alaska

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  • Essay on North Shore Oil Exploration and Drilling

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    North Shore Oil Exploration and Drilling There is some evidence that oil exists under the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This has led to a huge debate as to whether or not companies should be allowed to drill for this oil. A law was passed by congress in 1980 that states “production of oil and gas from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is prohibited and no leasing or other development leading to production of oil and gas from the [Refuge] shall be undertaken until authorized by an act of

  • Should the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be opened to Oil Drilling?

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    opened to oil drilling. This will also show the impact it has on the environment, and I will show a critical analysis of the current issue of whether or not to drill. History Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Northeastern part of Alaska and is the largest wildlife in the country. The ANWR covers more than 19 million acres of forests, mountains, wetlands, tundra, and rivers, and it is the habitat to distinctive and

  • Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge Essay

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    Richard Nixon set land aside in Alaska, which became the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), he set it aside to be never tainted by industrialization. Today republicans and some democrats want to repeal the title of National Wildlife Refuge and drill there for oil. This could have adverse effects for wildlife and the Inuit natives that call the ANWR and surrounding area home. In this paper I will

  • Anwr: Should We Drill

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    Jacob Jenkins Professor Baals English 1302 October 30, 2012 ANWR: Should we drill? George F. Will article, “Being green at Ben and Jerry’s” is in a conversational manner and throughout stays that way and uses witty metaphors and sarcastic remarks throughout while poking fun at how he feels about environmentalists and are just plain mistaken when against drilling. He also finds area to state what he believes and reasons why we are not drilling and the reasons why we should be drilling. He

  • Literature Can Be Taught In Literature, Allegory Of The Cave

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    books. Literature has shown me more of who I am. Yes I have been taught, but at the beginning of the year, I wouldn’t have known a couple things because I wouldn’t have learned about them. Learning about literature in Alaska than in the lower 48’s can be different because here in Alaska, you are taught about Alaskan Native myths, legends, and sometimes facts about what happened because that has a bigger impact in Alaskan students than them learning about the French and German people and how they live

  • Serving The Purpose Of Education

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    Kisautaq Lenona Okakok’s essay “Serving the Purpose of Education” she discusses the education dilemma in her borough of North Slope, Alaska, where many of the occupants are indigenous people of the Inupiat. Western education was thrust upon the Inupiat people of Alaska, changing the traditional way they taught their children. Okakok explains why and how The Board of Education for North Slope, Alaska took entire control of their education system after having Western education try to influence their way

  • Point Barrow Alaska Essay

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    Barrow, Alaska is the United States’ northernmost city on the Arctic Ocean. Barrow is made up of a population of mostly Iñupiat Eskimo native and a fraction of Caucasian and other minority citizens. Point Barrow (n.d.) suggests that “archaeological evidence dates human habitation by Iñupiat Eskimos in the area from about 500 A.D.” The city was named for “Sir John Barrow, British promoter of Arctic exploration; its Iñupiaq name is Ukpeagvik, meaning ‘Place Where Owls Are Hunted’” (Point Barrow, n

  • Oil Drilling Endangers Arctic National Wildlife Riches

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    Oil Drilling Endangers Arctic National Wildlife Riches Can you imagine the grocery stores and restaurants in your neighborhood disappearing bit by bit? The oil drilling in North Slope Borough, Alaska, has affected 95,000-square miles of wildlife’s habitat. The development of oil industry takes away what is essential to the lives of the Gwich’in: the Caribou. Gwich’in villages rely on caribou to supply their food and clothes. As the oil industry develops in a close proximity to the Gwich’in village

  • Essay on Thermal Energy Conversion

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    The demand for an efficient renewable energy source is a driving force in ongoing research. Thermal energy conversion is one such potential source that is under constant investigation and has endless avenues of possibility. The two requirements of energy production are efficiency and renewability. Many possibilities exist for energy production including: Fossil Fuels (natural gas, oil, coal, oilshale), nuclear, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and wastes, & hydroelectric. Efficiency of the use of

  • One Significant Change That Has Occurred in the World Between 1900 and 2005. Explain the Impact This Change Has Made on Our Lives and Why It Is an Important Change.

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    E SSAYS ON TWENTIETH-C ENTURY H ISTORY In the series Critical Perspectives on the Past, edited by Susan Porter Benson, Stephen Brier, and Roy Rosenzweig Also in this series: Paula Hamilton and Linda Shopes, eds., Oral History and Public Memories Tiffany Ruby Patterson, Zora Neale Hurston and a History of Southern Life Lisa M. Fine, The Story of Reo Joe: Work, Kin, and Community in Autotown, U.S.A. Van Gosse and Richard Moser, eds., The World the Sixties Made: Politics and Culture in