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    Why is the Pacific Ocean unsafe? In 2011‚ Japan suffered a major travesty due to the 9.0 magnitude earthquake‚ and tsunami that followed soon after. However‚ during that earthquake and tsunami‚ a nuclear power plant known as Fukushima Daichii was hit‚ and exposed to the community. Being exposed to a nuclear power plant is extremely harmful because of the symptoms that may occur from it‚ due to radiation. According to the 2013 edition of the Encyclopedia‚ radiation is a‚ “flow of atomic and subatomic

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    garnished with thinly sliced onions and aji limo or rocoto peppers. It’s served with sweet potatoes and large kernel Andean corn on the cob. Ancient civilizations in Peru and Ecuador had access to fresh seafood along the coast of the Southern Pacific Ocean. The Humboldt current supplied the region with a rich variety of fish‚ squid‚ and shellfish. Smaller tribes along the coast‚ took raw seafood and created a basic version of ceviche. They would season the raw fish with chile peppers‚ salt‚ and herbs

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    Along with its own language‚ each tribe has unique artistic expressions connected with its spiritual beliefs. Every tribe has its own social norms and spiritual beliefs. It is not uncommon for tribes to recognize higher power through various forms of art such as sculptures or drawings. Each artifact has a very specific use and helps connect them to the spiritual world. Through the work of the Tot Isu and Korwar I will explore how the people of Northwest New Guinea and the Solomon Islands use images

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    LETTERS PUBLISHED ONLINE: 3 JULY 2011 | DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1185 Deep-sea mud in the Pacific Ocean as a potential resource for rare-earth elements Yasuhiro Kato1 *‚ Koichiro Fujinaga1 ‚ Kentaro Nakamura2 ‚ Yutaro Takaya1 ‚ Kenichi Kitamura1 ‚ Junichiro Ohta1 ‚ Ryuichi Toda1 ‚ Takuya Nakashima1 and Hikaru Iwamori3 World demand for rare-earth elements and the metal yttrium—which are crucial for novel electronic equipment and green-energy technologies—is increasing rapidly1–3 . Several types of seafloor

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    Environmental Justice: The Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch 1 Environmental Justice: The Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch Structured Controversy Netanya Roden CORE 1000 Environmental Justice: The Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch 2 Trash can be observed congregating on the sides of roadways. This trash includes plastic bottles‚ papers‚ and cans. The trash seen along the sides of the road is even more pronounced when it is observed after a long winter’s thaw. Just like the sides of the road become

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    Will the Atlantic Ocean ever be bigger than the Pacific Ocean? The earth first started off as one huge continent called Pangea. Pangea was surrounded by one giant body of water. Over the course of millions and millions of years‚ Pangea began to break off and separate. After millions of years of movement‚ that is why the earth has the formation that it currently has‚ with seven large continents. With an area of 41‚105‚000 square miles‚ the Atlantic Ocean is currently just a little over half the

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    Pacific Navigation

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    Pacific was explored by some great navigators who sailed from different parts of the world like Captain James Cook who used navigation tools like sextant and radars to navigate the Pacific. On the other hand‚ Polynesia was explored around 1000 years ago by navigators who used the waves‚ stars‚ and the flights of birds to set their voyage and travel through the Pacific Ocean. “In hand-built‚ double-hulled canoes sixty feet long‚ the ancestors of today ’s Polynesians sailed across a vast ocean area

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    Globally‚ food contributes to all human livelihood. Thus processed food becomes a major product in the Pacific whereby consumers are dependent on as a food source. It is acceptable across all categories in the Pacific depending on circumstances. However‚ it is essential to realize that there are positive and negative impacts of depending on processed food. This essay supports the view that while depending on processed food has advantages in terms of social‚ economic and health‚ its disadvantages

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    circular pattern? Gyres flow clockwise in Northern Hemisphere oceans 2. What type of a circular pattern do the gyres move within in the Southern Hemisphere? counterclockwise in Southern Hemisphere oceans because of the Coriolis Effect. 3. Which current could carry a vessel around the world without the assistance of any other current? The Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC -- also the "West Wind Drift")‚ flows in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica‚ and nothing gets in its way. It’s the strongest

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    islands of the eastern Pacific was the result of planned expeditions rather than accidental wandering?
Both DNA evidence and linguistic similarities indicate that the Polynesian settlement of the islands of the eastern Pacific was planned and not an accident. 

 Question 2:  How‚ and by whom‚ were the islands of the Caribbean settled?
In the Americas‚ early Amerindian voyages form South America colonized the West Indies‚ and there were limited maritime contacts between Pacific coast populations in

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