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The Implementation and Benefit of Moose Management in Maine
The Big Game Public Working Group of Maine met in 2000 to create goals and objectives that would guide the moose (Alces alces Americana) management in the state (Morris 2002). The purpose of the moose management system that they created is to “describe the decision process and the actions needed to meet the goals and object...
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More Efforts Should Be Made to Protect the Endangered Sea Turtles
Imagine a world without any sea turtles, without “Squirt” from Nemo. That world could be ours if action isn’t taken. Sea turtles have been dying by the thousands each year since the 20th century mostly because of human activity. These activities include: fishing, poaching, and polluting. There are seven species of sea turtl...
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3 pages
The Issue of Bengal Tigers Poaching and Illegal Trade
Did you know that 1 out of every 10,000 Bengal tigers don’t have stripes? Also, they used to live in Europe and they migrated to Asia. Bengal tigers are dying rapidly because of poaching, because of that, countries in Asia need to help stop poaching and illegal trade.       Bengal tigers have a very interesting physical de...
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3 pages
How We Can Preserve the Endangered Manatees
A world without manatees would be a true tragedy. Imagine it. No more sea cows, an entire species wiped from the earth. Regrettably, this horrific event is happening right before our eyes. Due to reasons such as hunting, human activity and red tide, manatees are dying out. I strongly believe that in order to preserve the en...
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Writing Style in Two Articles: Life Stages, Anthropogenic Impact, and Temporal Variation of Stranded Sea Turtles in Southern Brazil and Where Sea Turtles Nest
Primary Document versus Secondary Document The primary document used is “Life Stages, Anthropogenic Impact, and Temporal Variation of Stranded Sea Turtles in Southern Brazil” by Authors Angelo Scherer, Fernando Caminha Leal Valls, Aparacida Basler, Janete de Fatima, Martins Scherer, and Maria Petry. The secondary article u...
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An Argument in Favor of Banning Zoos Worldwide
According to James Nolan, “…a government-funded study in the UK discovered there was a welfare concern over every elephant in the country; 75 percent of them were overweight, and only 16 percent could walk normally. African elephants also live three times longer in the wild than they do in captivity, and 40 percent of lion...
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An Evaluation of the Red Wolf Recovery Program in Eastern North Carolina
A famous philosophical line asks, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one's around to hear it, does it make a sound?” It’s meant to be thought-provoking, to get people thinking about whether something exists if it can’t be seen, or in this case heard. The same can apply to the red wolf, a shy mammal that was reintroduced ba...
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4 pages
The Equality of Humans and Non-Humans in All Animals are Equal by Peter Singer and What I Learned from Tickling Apes by Frans De Waal
Are all Animals Equal? Ethical consequences are things that arose when you make a choice
between two points of view. All Animals are Equal by Peter Singer and What
I Learned from Tickling Apes by Frans De Waal are both articles deal with
the equality of humans versus non-humans. Peter Singer thinks that non-
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4 pages
Zoo Animals Should Be Treated and Maintained in a Clean Environment
Zoos are a popular attraction for people of all ages. They are not only entertaining, but are a great way for people to feel closer to wild animals and develop an appreciation for them. However, keeping wild animals captive is a violation of their rights and welfare. Laws regarding treatment of animals in zoos are not suffi...
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An Experiment on the Hatching of the Eggs of Brine Shrimp or Artemia Salina Through the Use of Seven Different Levels of Water Salinity
INTRODUCTION Hypothesis: The ideal condition for Artemia salina egg hatching is 7.5% salinity. MATERIALS AND METHODS The focus of the experiment was the eggs of brine shrimp, or Artemia salina, and how seven different levels of water salinity affected the hatching rate of the eggs. Each level was represented in four via...
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