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  • The International Associations Of The Lions Club

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    My primary goal and purpose in writing this research paper is to inform any person who reads the final draft of the research paper about the different aspects of the International Associations of the Lions Club. Using the right knowledge and wisdom I plan on describing the organization known as the Lions Club. I will give my readers detailed information about the membership, services provided, and the local Lions Club. Using interesting facts and images, I plan on persuading any reader to consider

  • United States And The Modern World

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    Every minute, 30 football field sized sections of forests are cut down—and that is just from illegal harvesting (“Corruption and the Environment”). The modern world has become so reliant on wood products that at the current rate of deforestation there will soon be no forests left to enjoy. Governments refrain from making their clear-cutting plans public to avoid scrutiny. With governments very unlikely to change their policies, unless monetary gain is guaranteed, it is on the people of the United

  • The Role of Sight, Scent, and Sound by the White-tailed Deer

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    Use and relative role of sight, scent, and sound by white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to locate and select between different types of foods Introduction The foraging habits of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus; hereafter deer) have been extensively researched. Studies have evaluated seasonal influence as well as other environmental influences on forage selection by deer (Moen 1981, Rogers et al. 1981, McCullough 1985, and others). However, no such research has ever tested to

  • Biological Control of the Erythrina Gall Wasp Essay

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    There is a long history of failed attempts of biological controls in Hawaii. The one ingrained in everyone’s mind is the day hunting mongoose released to control nocturnal rats in the 1800’s. However, a stricter quarantine process was set up by the State since and there have been numerous effective bio-controls. Within the last four years the Erythrina Gall Wasp has rapidly become a highly invasive pest in Hawaii. Facing no long-term control other than bio-control the Erythrina Gall Wasp’s cousin

  • Near Death Experience Essay

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    Near Death Experience It was a warm fall day in early October, a day that I recall quite vividly. The smells of the transition from summer to fall were in the air, accompanied by the sounds of birds singing and the wind blowing through the trees. It was on this beautiful day that my existence was almost terminated. A quick hunting trip could have ended my life. After school on this day, a friend and I decided to go hunting before our evening basketball practice. I really don't know why we called

  • The Broken Promise : Adaptation Of The Boy And The Wolves

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    The Broken Promise an adaptation of The Boy and The Wolves I sat in the heavy sheets of rain building mud castles. I was wearing only my leggings and breechcloth. I stood up and walked into my families wigwam, and saw my mother huddled over my sick father. “ Kuckunniwi gather Viho and Asha ,” my mother politely asked. I ran out yet again into the pouring rain and shouted, “Asha Viho, come quickly.” They swiftly climbed down there

  • The Restoration Of Glacial Park

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    we braved the heat in the name of knowledge. Dr. Simpson led us to a beautifully restored oak savanna. After farmers had cleared the landscape for agriculture, MCCD has worked to restore the area to an oak savanna, the historic ecosystem. Dr. Simpson said that there were more oaks in the restored area than the reference ecosystem probably had. I was very impressed by the project as there were massive oaks and a relatively good diversity of prairie grasses and shrubs beneath them. However, Dr. Simpson

  • Nature And Evil In Grendel, By John Gardner

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    According to the Shaper, “Grendel was the dark side…in effect. The terrible race God cursed” (51). From his very upbringing, Grendel was cursed, set apart from the rest of nature. This isolation became evident throughout the novel as it seemed both humans and nature were against him. In the novel Grendel by John Gardner, the theme of nature fighting what is unnatural is supported by the motifs of animals, snakes, and trees. The prevalence of nature’s clash with that which is unnatural is evident

  • The Poetry And Poetry Of Birches By Robert Frost

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    First and foremost, Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on March 26, 1874. Frost married and had four children whom all passed away at very young ages. Robert Frost spent much of his lifetime writing poems in hopes of one day being a writer and a poet. Robert Frost was honored with several awards for his writings. Unfortunately, before my time Robert Frost died on January 29, 1963. Considering all the trials and tribulations of Robert Frost, he was a dedicated poet of all times. The

  • Character Analysis : Summary Of William Shakespeare's Orlando

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    In the beginning, Orlando, a 16-year-old boy, daydreams of slicing the heads of his enemies like his father and ancestors before them. He yearns to go on adventures to France and Africa with the men but he is too young and vows that he will have an adventure someday. Orlando comes from a long line of nobles and has been that way since the start of his family. Orlando loves literature; he writes tragedies, dramas, and poetry for fun. One day he decides to relax out in nature away from everyone else