Ocean Essays

Wind and Ebony Breast Plate

The icy lands whipped him in the face. The cold heart of the land was beating like an ice wraiths heart. Cold and barren, He trudged along the frozen land. The heavy armor was wearing him down. The wind wasn’t helping much ether. The sound of his footsteps on the hard snow made crunching sounds each time his heavy plated foot hit the ground. He was covered from head to toe in an ebony encasement. Not a single piece of…

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A Day at the Beach

I glance and take a quick look at the weather, 78 degrees in Malibu, California. Perfect. The two hour drive from the Bakersfield, increases my anticipation as my brother and I listen to relaxing music, ecstatic to leave behind the horrible congested weather of Bakersfield. As the farms and mountains race by in a blur, I dream about the rest of my day at the beach. When we finally arrive after what feels like days, I run from the parking…

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The Indian Ocean

In 2004, the world most witnessed one of the most devastating natural disasters that had occurred in the last 100 years. On December 26th of that year, an earthquake in the Indian Ocean spawned an enormous tsunami that claimed the lives of thousands in the surrounding lands. In the months following the tsunami, many wondered what steps could be taken to minimize human loss in the event of such an unavoidable natural event. As a result, scientists began to seek…

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Ocean Acidification

The article “Anthropogenic ocean acidification over the twenty-first century and its impact on calcifying organisms” primarily discusses how anthropogenic activities such as use of gasoline contribute to the increase in the levels of carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide was reported to be the main culprit in ocean acidification. Moreover the acidification of ocean has cause massive degradation in the earth’s biodiversity. Because of the decrease in the pH level of the ocean it has greatly affected a lot of calcifying organisms…

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My Grandparents’ House

One favorite place from my childhood that I remember is my grandparents’ house. My grandparents’ House is also the perfect vacation spot. I have many wonderful childhood memories of all the fun activities my family and I did there. To begin, it has a marvelous location. My grandparents’ house is in St Peters burg FL, beaches. The house is very near to the beach: For that reason you can smell the ocean as soon as you walk outside. It is…

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Plastic Pollution

Whenever you walk on the beach do you notice the plastic in the water or on the sand? Do you ever think that something should be done about this? Plastic pollution is something that’s hurting the environment and is growing more and more every year. Plastic pollution is caused by people using the ocean as a trash can. People are careless and would rather litter than throw the pastic bag away or recycle it. Convinenece to people is better for…

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сlimate Change

Climate change is the most significant challenge to achieving sustainable development and threatens to drag thousands of people to severe poverty. It refers to any outstanding measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time. This includes major changes in temperature, precipitation or winds patterns and others that occur several days longer. Some Caribbean islands in particular are vulnerable to climate change. Rising sea levels will have a consequential and dampening effect on their economy and livelihood. Climate change…

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Womens Contribution to Nation Building

Clouds: Where two masses of air from different sources and with different characteristics meet, Boundary lines are formed where the cooler and heavier air runs under the warmer and Lighter air and compels it to rise. As in the previous case the expansion and cooling of this air results in the formation of Clouds spreads as a more or less continuous of stratiform clouds. Air may be forced to rise up the sides of mountains and high grounds towards which…

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Case Study Summary Intergovernmental Relations and Ocean Policy Change_ 1971 85

As I focus on summarizing the case study pertaining to “Intergovernmental Relations and Ocean Policy Change: 1971-85”, there are several aspects that should be considered. One of the most essential as well as important aspects involves understanding the affects that policy changes have toward society. In my opinion, this case study is an appropriate example of how the concerns within political transmit inactivity or change because of corporate and profit growth. Although the dumping in oceans does have effect on…

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Aurora Research

Our country’s natural resources are the cornerstones of our progress. It is only fitting that we do all that we can to protect and conserve them. The Philippines is a global priority for the conservation of marine biodiversity. The country is also highly dependent on marine resources, with more than one million people directly dependent upon the fisheries sector. BALER, Aurora , Philippines – A marine research center that would conduct continuing research and experimentation on the culture and propagation…

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The Beach Case

It was early evening, maybe about 8 o’clock, and the sun was just starting to dip below the horizon. Clouds were beginning to form in the cobalt sky, insulating the remaining heat from the stifling day and promising a lusciously warm evening ahead. It had been hot, even by the harsh standards of Canarian summers, and the scents of prospering wildflowers filled the thick, sultry air. It was a still afternoon, not a breeze to be had to alleviate the…

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Moby Dick_ the Brit

It is in human nature to hold in contempt and fear things unknown to them, on the other hand many people hold the pursuit of knowledge as the one true path to fulfillment in life. The dangers of the pursuit of knowledge are an underlying topic in Ishmael’s discussion of brit. Ishmael describes the sea as enigmatic and immensely more dangerous than the land; in doing so reveals how attempting to study the unknown in the pursuit of knowledge is…

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Endangered Animals of the Ocean

In earlier times, Florida was known to be uninhabitable because of the existence of some swamps all along its canals. It used to be rich in species over its wildlife. But because of some developments created by man, it now belongs to a region with significant level of biodiversity exposed to threat of destruction. Deforestation and other forms of agricultural clearing have brought Florida down to be one of the most degraded areas in the entire US. Due to this…

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Tuna Overfishing_ Taking Too Much from World’s Oceans

Scientific accounts and anecdotal memoirs support the revealing facts that tuna, an important commercial fish, has been disappearing much faster than one thinks.  As more and more illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing thrives on the principle of “catching more and catching quickly,” tuna populations would critically diminish causing the global tuna industry at the brink of closure or collapse.  How far illegal fishers would bend the rules as they can, nobody knows for sure. Tuna, an important commercial species            …

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The Major Ocean Surface Current Patterns

An ocean surface current is a constantly directed and continuous movement or flow of ocean water. Major ocean surface current patterns are powered by the wind. However, these patterns are also largely influenced by other factors such as the Corolis effect, which is the deflection of the water to the direction of the wind, the differences in heating across the globe, and the structure of the landmasses. These three factors result in more permanent and large scale water movements that…

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