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  • Pollution Of Our Fresh Water Resources
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    Water is singly the most important element to the world as a whole. It is the lifeblood of the environment, essential to the survival of all living things whether it is a plant, an animal or humans (Environment Canada, 1996). It is a powerful resource that we cannot afford to live without, so we must do everything possible to maintain its quality and the life inside it for today and the future. It creates, sustains and has the ability to take life. However, we as humans have lost respect for the...
  • Our Brothers Like The Flying Fish
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    From What Simple Things Come Why is it that everything in life has to have a conflict? Whether it is good or bad, something has to trigger it. In The Old Man in the Sea, a character, named Santiago, fell into a conflict of inadequate proportions. He went out into the sea, searching to find something that might take his life complete, to maybe find some serenity. Not only did he find it, but there was a catch. Was Santiago strong enough to keep it? Was he strong enough to take on the beasts in th...
  • Surface Of The Water
    285 words
    At one time or another we have all seen the image of a lone fisherman, in a pair of waders, standing in the middle of a shallow body of water. The sun is setting in the background and the surface of the water looks as smooth as glass. The fisherman slowly and gracefully lifts his rod from the water and in several fluid motions he commands the line to dance about his head. Then with one last forward arc, his arm and fishing rod working as one, the line rolls out in a straight line in front of him...
  • Very Old Fishing Hook
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    Fishing Fishing, or angling, is the sport of trying to catch fish with a rod, reel, line and baited hooks. The sport goes back thousands of years, and it appears that fishing techniques were already quite advanced at a very early date. In the Stone Age, hooks made of both bone and stone were used to catch fish, but spearing, a more primitive method, was probably just as common. An engraving from an ancient Egyptian tomb shows that all four methods of fishing-that is, with spears, nets, rods, and...
  • Water Bad For Salmon
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    Saving the Salmon Introduction Native Americans, the first humans in this area, have used salmon for several thousands of years. Presently, seven species of salmon are on the endangered species list. In addition to natural problems, salmon have to deal with the problems brought on by human technologies. Logging, overfishing, and water pollution by cattle waste, pesticides and herbicides are only a few of the difficulties salmon deal with. History Salmon began to evolve into the species around to...
  • Piranha Bites
    426 words
    When you think of piranhas, you probably think about a fierce fish with razor sharp teeth. You might even think of a river that looks like its boiling with swarms of hungry fish, eating an animal all the way down to its bone in just a few minutes. I don't think you would want to get close to a piranha. But in reality, if you did, the piranha would look at you and decide that you weren't really good to eat and just leave you alone and swim away. Even the scientists who study piranhas don't agree ...
  • Over Fishing Of The Coral Reefs
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    Abstract Located in tropical ocean waters, coral reefs provide priceless resources to both human and marine life. The leading natural cause of destruction among the coral reefs is global warming. Other natural causes are earthquakes, hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons. The destruction to the coral reefs from these natural disasters is minimal compared to the dangers caused by man. Man-made destruction has a much wider impact on the health of the coral reefs. This destruction includes over-fishin...
  • Fleshy Finned Fish
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    There are two classes of fishlike creatures in the Chordate Phylum. The first is Chrondrichthyes Class, which comprises mainly of Sharks and Rays. The seconds is the common Bony fishes of the class Ostechithyes. The apparent similarities between each speech are only skin deep. They have similar dapperly solely because of convergent evolution and not because of any close evolution connection. There paired fins can identify class Chrondrichthyes, which comprises namely of sharks and rays, their co...
  • Water Fishing
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    This book takes place in the past and is about an old man that loves fishing in the Gulf Stream. The old man was a thin with deep wrinkles in the back of his neck and had scars on his hands from handling the fishing rope. He taught this young boy how to fish and the boy loved him. He even brought him fishing many times. But the past 84 days the old man had not caught one fish. After 40 days of not catching anything the boy left and fished on another boat. The boy still loved him and brought him ...
  • Fishing At Celilo Falls
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    Celilo Falls Celilo Falls named after the 'Si-le-lah' tribe, was located about one hundred and two miles from Portland Oregon. Today Celilo falls no longer exists because the Dalles Dam was built March 10 1957; it was covered up by what is now Lake Celilo. Celilo Falls was a very important place for Native Americans nearby. Many tribes used the falls for fishing. Fishing platforms were built next to the water and men would spend much of their days catching salmon. Since the early 1800's, Native ...
  • My Father During Fishing Trips
    718 words
    Neolithic is of or relating to the cultural periods of the Stone Age beginning around 10,000 B.C. in the Middle East and later elsewhere, characterized by the development of agriculture and the making of polished stone artifacts. The Neolithic Period is also called the New Stone Age. Many water pots and ceramic figures were found in the ruins of Neolithic society plots of earth. People of Neolithic times made many artifacts that were symbolic of their ways of life and culture such as water pots,...
  • 2 Types Of Filtration For Fish Tanks
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    The hobby of fish keeping is much more difficult than it seems. It is also directly dependant on science. The bacterial cycle is one aspect related to science. As is how different filters work. Water conditions such as temperature, ph, and salinity play a big role in successful fish keeping as well. Science and Fish keeping go hand in hand. When a tank is first started fish waste and excess food begins to decompose at the bottom. One type of bacteria breaks it down to ammonia, which is highly po...
  • Air Stone Part In The Aquarium
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    Anyone can keep fishes, no matter how small their home, and they are particularly suitable for apartment-dwellers, especially those in high rise blocks where the keeping of other pets may be impractical or even prohibited. There are other advantages too; Fish won't need exercising, They do not disturb your home with messy fur or feathers, They can not escape like other pet reptiles, They can not make noises. All you need is a space to put your aquarium. Aquariums require a few minutes of your at...
  • Depleting Fish Populations
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    Most people are familiar with the problems of the blue whale, efforts to save endangered sea turtles, and the many tragic tales of dolphins dying in tuna nets. Many people do not realize the extreme danger that tuna and many other fish face. There is an alarming decline in fish populations, and this poses a dangerous threat to life in the ocean. If fish decline, so does the sea, into and unstable environment. Conservation measures, and public support for them are badly needed. For decades man ha...
  • Fish In Bishop's Poem
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    From the onset of civilization, society has increased its capabilities in the quest for survival. Methods of achieving fundamental needs have been belittled through modernization. In 1946, a time period defined by abundant technological advancement, Elizabeth Bishop describes the art of capturing a fish from water, an act once used simply as a food source, in her poem The Fish. As the narrator caught the fish only to observe and then release the creature, the reader develops a desire to discover...
  • Water Moccasin And Cottonmouth
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    Water Moccasin The water moccasin, also known as moccasin snake, and cottonmouth (called this because when it is threatened it throws back its head and shows its white-lined mouth as a warning signal), swamp adder, gap per, trap jaw, water moccasin, and low land moccasin. Trap jaw, water moccasin, and cottonmouth are the more common names for it. Belonging to the family Viperidae, it is Agkistrodon piscivorus, phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Reptilian, order Squama ta, family Crotal...
  • Result Fish
    380 words
    Today my team consisting of Ad rio Low, Isaac Lazaro and myself will present to you why "technology has gone too far". By the end of today, I'm sure that you will agree with us that technology has gone too far. Firstly, weapons of mass destruction. You may think weapons of mass destruction were only something Iraq obtained, but you are wrong. In fact, the first use of chemical weapons was on August 6th, 1952, during World War 2, when the atomic bomb was used. This was the first atomic bomb to be...
  • Fish In The Water
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    There are several different species of fish in the surf zone. This list includes Corbin a, Yellowfin Croaker, White Sea Bass, Barred Perch, Walleye Perch, Leopard Shark, Shovel Nose Shark and Halibut. The Barred Perch is the most prominent surf fish in Southern California. The Barred Perch can be caught all year long in Southern California no matter the water temperature. The best way to describe a Barred Perch is it has the shape of a football but flat, silver in color with light grayish blue u...
  • Water And The Tank Look
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    EQUIPMENT: Tank about 60 cm long by 30 cm wide by 30-38 cm deep, Purified water, Glass or Plastic cover, Gravel enough for about 2-3 cm in depth, Filter, Food pellets or flakes, Fake shoe etc., Air Pump optional, Light optional. Setting Up and Settling In: Hints: Have tank running two or three days before adding fish to get everything running smoothly. Start off with one goldfish and work up to more. Try to make water temperatures in the bag that you bring the fish home in the same temperature a...
  • Its Good For Trout Fishing Year
    883 words
    Trout fishing is a favorite sport for people from around the world who in joy the mighty fight that these little rainbow and brown's put up. Trout fishing is is relaxing and full of thrills, not only can men catch trout but children and women are a select few that fish for the small fish, even tho the fish are small they put up a fairly strong battle not only are they strong and small there also very intelligent fish. There are many tricks of the trade to fishing, people often have there own sty...

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