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  • 700 Fish Of Farmed And Wild Salmon
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    Salmon Farming If you recently ordered salmon off the menu of your favorite restaurant, or purchased it from your local grocery store, chances are it was farmed. According to "Salmon of the Americas, an organization of salmon-producing companies in Canada, Chile and the United States, 70 percent of the salmon produced in British Columbia and Washington comes from salmon farms. If it weren't for these farms, we would not have the luxury and abundance of this delicious and healthy food available t...
  • Rock Lobsters And Whelks Around Two Islands
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    Our categorizations of nature are based on domination. The world is divided ecologically into predator and prey, or bigger more advanced animals versus smaller simpler creatures. One category is superior which dominates the second category which is inferior. But this dualism based on dominance represented by the demand of a preferred human order upon nature is in fact contradictory. As an obvious example, carnivorous plants like the Venus flytrap consumes insects, and the bigger and more taxonom...
  • Mother Grizzlies
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    This report you are about to read is about the threatened species of grizzly bears. Grizzly bears are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and meat. However, they come from the order of Carnivora, meaning they have inherited the meat-eaters unspecialized, tube like gut. Read on to help you learn more about grizzlies and start thinking of what you can do to help this near extinction species. By the way, this report was by Cynthia Chan. Grizzly bears are large brown bears with coarse, silver-ti...
  • Franklin's Ability To Reason
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    Benjamin Franklin's ideology, manipulation of language, and illustration assert that the ability to reason enables individuals to justify their comportment. "I consulted with my Master Tyr on the taking of every fish as a kind of unprovoked murder... But I had formerly been a great lover of fish, and when it came hot out of the frying pan it smelled admirably well". In this extract Mr. Franklin expresses the fact that he disapproves the consumption of cod, since the fish have not, nor are they a...
  • Black Piranha's Aggression Towards Other Black Piranha
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    Introduction People usually aren't scared to swim in a river or pond. If you live in South America however you should be. There is a predator that thrives in the water of Brazil. This predator is not as mighty as the Great White Shark, but nonetheless it can cause just as much damage when helped by all its hungry little friends. This animal is the piranha. Piranhas live in the waters of the Amazon and South America. Piranhas are famous because they are very dangerous and they eat flesh. They hav...
  • Santiago's Loyalty To The Great Fish
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    Most of Hemingway's heroes are loners, operating outside the context of family, community, country or the past. Their successes are not victories over hostile forces, but demonstrations, even in defeat, of courage, which Hemingway once defined as "grace under pressure". The old man exemplifies Hemingway's ideal of exhibiting "grace under pressure", as he refuses to submit to the overwhelming obstacles presented by the sea. Santiago's attitude seems to be that although he is faced with tragedy --...
  • Franklin's Assertion All Actions May Be Justified Through Reasoning
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    Benjamin Franklin asserts in his Autobiography that anyone can justify their actions through reasoning. He uses an example in which he juxtaposes two of his beliefs: one, that it is unjust to eat fish because you are killing something unprovoked, two, that it is fine, because in nature there is to be a food chain to sustain one another. He states: "if you eat one another, I don't see why we mayn't eat you", referring to the morality of eating fish. However, he also states: "taking of fish as a k...
  • Known As The Red Belly Piranha
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    2003-04 A project on: The Red Piranha's (serrasalmus nattereri) Prepared By: Raghavendra Agrawal IX A Index. Introduction. Piranha the species. Ruthless Killers. Physical Characteristics. External Anatomy of a Red Piranha. Habitat. Fishing a Piranha. Reproduction. Piranha Breeding. Nature of Piranhas Introduction The Red Piranha, also known as the Red Belly Piranha, is one of the most widely known fish in the world. It is known to be fearsome and aggressive, with razor sharp teeth. This fearsome...

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