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Arctic Canada
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As long as there have been polar bears, they have traveled and hunted on floating sea ice. One of the most dramatic, and most consistently documented phenomena of global warming has been the breaking up of ice in the Arctic. As this continues, the life of the polar bear will be significantly affected (Stirling and Derocher, p.… For food, polar bears enjoy…
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Arctic Plankton Bloom
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It involves two main processes including primary production and secondary production. Primary production is the process by which living organisms form biomass… When a scientist says that productivity is a rate, he/she means that it is the rate at which organic matter is produced (National Geographic, n.d.). More clearly, in a scientific perspective, biological…
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Arctic Exploration and the Future of the Arctic Ocean
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He wanted to find the sea that rumored to be ice-free because it would ease his way to North Pole. Hayes had plans of crossing Smith… This would help him sail through with the boat he brought (Berton 2012). For years, many nations such as the U.S, Canada, Norway, Russia, and Denmark have interest in the riches and the potentials of the Arctic Ocean. Some of…
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ExxonMobil and Rosneft Arctic Collaboration
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Exxon Mobil is planning to partner up with Rosneft Arctic Corporation in order to explore and exploit oil reserves located in the Arctic reaches that fall under the territorial domain of Russia. Interest in renewable energy has gone up but the dependence on oil is only set to… The entire project is at risk from a large number of factors that span the…
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Melting of the Arctic Glaciers
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Student's Name & Course Number: Professor's Name: Name of School or University: TITLE: Melting of the Arctic Glaciers (Its effects on Low-Lying Areas) 12 November 2011 (Estimated word count – 1,047) Table of Contents (Outline) Section Page Number 1. Introduction .… . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 B. Adaptation Efforts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…
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Impact of climate change in Arctic
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Course Date Climate Change in the Arctic: The Future of International Relationships The phenomenon that is climate change is posing severe consequences to both human development and livelihood systems. Moreover, changes and variations in climatic conditions form the two greatest threats to sustainable development.… The rapid diminishing of sea ice in…
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The arctic melting of global warming
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The rate of ice melting at the Arctic region has been on the rise, which could result in catastrophic events not only for the life that the Arctic supports in its environs but also the entire globe. While the increasing temperature around the Arctic is threatening the existence… If the ice melts, then the global temperature would increase because the earth…
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Oil Drilling and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) on the North Slope of Alaska is one of the few pristine wilderness areas remaining in the world. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that the refuge contains about 3 billion bbl of recoverable oil. … al Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Updated Assessment, states that the coastal plain region harboring…
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Economics Of Bulk Shipping Over Arctic Routes Versus Established Routes
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Thу paper "Economics Of Bulk Shipping Over Arctic Routes Versus Established Routes" briefly highlighted the latest legal opinions on Arctic sovereignty, arguing that neither shipping nor ice will intimidate Canadian sovereignty or require a distinct naval role. … The ice is half as thick as it was 50 years ago. On present calculations, the Northern Sea Route…
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Thawing out the Polar Bear: Global Warming and Arctic Canada
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This essay describes the effects and consequances of the Global Warming in modern Arctic Canada. The researcher focuses on the life of the polar bear, that is significantly affected when phenomena of global warming has been the breaking up of ice in the Arctic Canada region.… This essay mostly focuses on one of the most dramatic, and most consistently…
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Should drilling be permitted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Oil powers our cars, our ships, our planes, and our various factories and industries. Oil is one of our primary sources of energy. The United States is one of the largest consumers of oil, representing about 68.9% of total oil… This fact proves that our present domestic sources are not sufficient to meet the demands of our country. Considering the present…
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Impact of sea ice loss on Arctic ecosystem(Indigenous people, marine birds)
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The Impact of the Warming Arctic Jerry Ciacho Abstract Global warming is an issue that has been a major subject for discussion and deliberation by many in the last couple of years. It has greatly concerned nations from all over the world as more and more people are feeling and experiencing the skyrocketing temperatures.… This paper explains the effects that…
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Should the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be open to oil drilling
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This study shall discuss whether or not the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be open to oil drilling. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) lies in the northeast corner of Alaska and is home to hundreds of wildlife and its species.… Environmentalists and other interest groups however argue that allowing oil drilling in the region would endanger the…
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Argumentative Writing Assignment: Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Argumentative Writing Assignment: Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge may cause several environmental damages in both production and preparation location. This study will oppose drilling for Oil in ANWR.… Considering ANWR’s case, the prospective oil reserves are located in isolated and…
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Should the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be open to oil drilling
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This study shall discuss whether or not the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be open to oil drilling. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) lies in the northeast corner of Alaska and is home to hundreds of wildlife and its species.… This study shall discuss whether or not the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be open to oil drilling. The Arctic…
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Proposal assignment
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Contents Introduction 2 Statement of the Problem 5 Research Questions 5 Hypothesis 5 Objectives 6 Audience 6 Solutions 6 Call for Action 7 Introduction Climate change has brought global focus on arctic. The ice in the arctic is melting. If the present trend continues, Arctic Ocean would be ice-free by 2050.… The Arctic Ocean is covered with ice and is…
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Proposal assignment
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Thesis: Climate change is more visible in the arctic region. The ice is melting faster than expected. This has created a situation of opportunities and challenges. Some are interested in exploiting the natural resources of arctic while others are interested preserving the arctic environment.… Audience: The audience of this study is government officials and…
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Make one up
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The Arctic Circle is the one that forms a boundary between the temperature and the frigid zones of the North. It runs parallel to the equator and as all the lines of longitude and… Most of the earth’s water supply is from the Arctic (Wheeler, 14). Few people reside in the northern part of the Arctic Circle, and this is due to the climate which is not suitable…
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Oil drilling in the ANWLR
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The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was designated in 1960 by the then Secretary of State, Fred Seaton, for the protection of its pristine wilderness, diverse wildlife and recreation qualities. In 1968, oil was discovered in Prudhoe Bay and consequently led to immense national… The necessity of oil in driving the local economy cannot be understated. Many…
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Abstract
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The spotting of Viking strand of cordage in the Northern tip of the Island was appalling to the archeologist because the cordage string had little similarity with the sinew twisted by the Arctic… Vikings colonist in Iceland and Greenland farmed and filled storehouse with luxuries for trade in the Europeans. The Canadian archeologist discovered iron ship rivets…
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Effects of Black Carbon on Artic Ice
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Effects of Black Carbon on Arctic Ice This paper is an economic analysis of effects of black carbon on Arctic Ice.  Cost  Dealing with domestic heating and cooking, and biomass burning may prove to be demanding, because resources incorporate a large number of people with minimal economic resources.… It is also expensive to replace diesel trucks and buses with…
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The Great Search for Oil Sources
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As mankind has industrialized itself over the course of history, the main root of advancement has been the use of oil. The dark, amber colored liquid has itself become such a desired commodity for which wars are fought over it and instances where proposed drilling sites are suggested.… There are also those who, on the other hand, feel that the end result from…
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Sea Ice Trends
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10 September 2012. Sea Ice Trends: It is no secret that the issue of global warming could be directly associated with the decline in sea ice noted consistently for the past many years. Global warming has undoubtedly managed in influencing the Earth both environmentally and geographically in a way that no one can remain oblivious to it.… With the Arctic ice…
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Journal Article about biology
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Biology and Biodiversity get affected by climatic change all over the world. The massive climate change people are experiencing is due to the continuing global warming. The unchecked global warming may destroy… Seals are moving from their habitats and migrating to other regions for comfort. Experts conclude that there would be the significant extinction of…
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Global Environmental Change
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High level of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere is creating the green house gas effect and eventually heating it up. The colder regions such as arctic and Antarctic are under… (Tollefson, 2009, p. 29) The arctic holds an important place in the debatable issue of maintaining life on earth in a sustainable way. However, this discussion centres on the…
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