• Carnivorous Plants
    Noah Onoff Dr. Ho Intro to Plant Life 10 December 2012 The Evolution of Carnivorous Plants In addition to being a subject in the occasional Hollywood horror movie, carnivorous plants are possibly the most fantastic members of the plant world. Over time, they have developed unique morphological...
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  • Cephalotus Follicularis Giants: Myth or Reality
    is dedicated to those who spend their lives growing this beautiful, but unusual carnivorous plant. Cephalotus follicularis (labillardiere, 1806), commonly known as the West Australian pitcher plant, Albany pitcher plant or Australian ground pitcher, is the only species of the genus Cephalotus. The word...
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  • Determining absorbance of various wavelengths of light for pigments present in Coleus plants
    Determining absorbance of various wavelengths of light for pigments present in Coleus plants Joseph Yung (King Yung) 212831426 Adrian Ionescu Section M 11 February 5, 2014 Absorbance Table Absorbance Spectra Figure...
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  • Discuss the Importance of Charles Darwin Contribution to Science Using Examples from a Taxonomic Group (Insectivorous Plants)
    through insectivorous plants, which is where Darwin believed to be a link. Plants are often seen as immobile and unresponsive but Darwin saw them as ‘active with interesting behaviour’. Charles Darwin actually produced the first well-known book on carnivorous plants (Insectivorous Plants, 1875) and therefore...
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  • Importance of Plants and Animals
    Many different plant and animal species thrive in the rainforest environment, but it is the trees that define the way we see the rainforest. From the air, a rainforest looks like an enormous, green carpet. The canopy very rarely breaks, with no gaps between the trees. Beneath these trees, there are thousands...
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  • Vegetarians
    not natural, because this diet lack of protein, minerals and vitamins. In contradiction to vegetarianism, we could hear that a carnivorous diet has always been a part of America's history. A turkey has been eaten on Thanksgiving, not a tofu surprise. Fish has been eaten on Friday, not...
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  • Coral Reefs
    most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. “ Coral reefs cover an area of less than a quarter of one percent of all the earth's marine environment, yet they are one of the world's most diverse habitats, supporting one third of all fish species, and have been growing in the world's oceans for...
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  • Global Warming
    Some days before I saw that a very worst effecrt of global warming.this e The carnivorous mammals shrank in size during a global warming event that occurred 55 million years ago, according to a new University of Florida study. The study describes a new species that evolved to half the size of...
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  • Shrimp Problems
    mangroves are comprised of salt-tolerant tree and other plant species from a range of plant families. Mangroves have specially adapted aerial and salt-filtering roots and salt-excreting leaves which enable them to occupy the saline wetlands where other plant life cannot survive. Aquaculture-related damage...
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  • Animal Science - Ethics Paper
    Effects of nutrition choices and lifestyle changes on the well-being of cats, a Carnivore that has moved indoors” Debra L. Zoran and C.A. Tony Buffington Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 239, No. 5, September 1, 2011 Animal Nutrition 505, Dr. Shapiro October 13...
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  • Biology Vocab
    (shown as J-shaped curve) geometric increase of a population as it grows into an ideal unlimited environment. 5. Niche: the sum total of a species use of the abiotic and biotic resources in its environment 6. Symbiosis: an ecological relationship between organisms of two different species that live together...
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  • Vegetarianism, A Healthier Way of Life
    Our lifestyle choices not only cause damage to the human body but to the environment as well. One of the largest factors relating to the general decline of people’s health as well as contributing to the decline of the environment is the consumption of meat. There are any different varieties of vegetarians...
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  • The Benefits of Vegetarianism
    Vegetarianism is also a very broad topic, and it addresses broad issues such as mental and physical health, ethics, spiritual and emotional health, and the environment. Whether it be for ethical reasons such as animal rights, religious beliefs, or other reasons, one of the most common motivations to adapting a...
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  • People Should Not Eat Meat
    world today it is a criminal waste of food to produce it. Meat animals are fed perfectly good plant food which Much of the water used for agriculture is not recoverable because it passes through the plants and evaporates from the leaves and stem. Large amounts of water are consumed per hectare of crop...
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  • Chernobyl
    up to 50 grays. Immediately after the disaster the main concern was radioactive Iodine that the Russian government was handing out to help with the effects of radiation. The Russian government started the evacuation of Prypiat and its 50,000 occupants on the second day after the disaster. Many of the people...
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  • Ecology and the Environment
    is not immune to the effects of human demands. The development of new homes and businesses are taking away some valuable resources for many species to survive. South Carolina has its own state protected endangered and threatened species list which includes 22 animals and 19 plants. The other species on...
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  • he Top 10 Myths About Dinosaur Extinction - Misconceptions About the Extinction of Dinosaurs
    blotted out the sun, and caused the gradual demise of a) the earth's vegetation, b) the herbivorous dinosaurs that fed on that vegetation, and c) the carnivorous dinosaurs that fed on the herbivorous dinosaurs. This process may have taken as long as 200,000 years, still a blink of the eye in geologic time...
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  • Ii. Importance of Herbivore Foraging in Terrestrial Environments
    BUSINESS, ENVIRONMENT & SOCIETY Module M58: Ecological management and assessment Re-sit Coursework 2010 Submitted by: ELAICHOUNI MEHDI 2009/2010 Executive summary CONTENTS I. Introduction II. Importance of herbivore foraging in terrestrial environments III. Negative...
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  • Dinosaurs of the Jurassic Period
    the Jurassic Morrison Formation. Why did the dinosaurs flourish during the Jurassic period and what evidence is there to support it? How did the environment and climatic conditions impact the evolution of the species? What ultimately resulted in the extinction of the species? The Jurassic Period,...
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  • More Veggies
    body. From the soil that grows the plant, into the plant that feeds the animal, all the way until its final resting place, the plate. It is of utmost importance to know the source, path, and processes that your food goes through, because it will have a profound effect on your overall life. There are thousands...
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