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Industrial Pollution of the Periyar River

- ... Different plausible solutions are being looked at like signing down online petitions that are addressed to the State Government of Kerala. These petitions are opened worldwide with also give a description to the nature of the problem.2 Recently, a 24x7 air and water pollution system was created by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board around the Eloor Industrial Area. This system has been put up to monitor the change in water quality and color in the river around that area.3 Taking this into the legal dimensions, the backwater problem that Periyar is facing right now can be easily be considered under India’s Environment Protection Act (1986)....   [tags: environmental, social issues]

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Deforestation in the Amazon River Basin

- Deforestation of the Amazon River basin has been progressing for decades as mass quantities of land have become necessary to sustain the growing farming industry of the area. Road-building, farming, ranching, and logging have been devastating to the tropical forests and the change has been rapid as deforestation of the area only began around 1970 (Fearnside, Pfaff). The government of countries in the Amazon have designed their current initiatives around increasing infrastructure and business, but these initiatives are largely responsible for deforestation activity (Laurance)....   [tags: environmental issues and concerns]

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Online Module for the Poem, The River

- 1.0 INTRODUCTION Our group has designed an online module and we have published it as a blog using Blogger. The url of our blog is http://theriverpoem.blogspot.com/. Our online module, or in this case, our blog, focuses on a poem named The River. The River is a poem written by Valerie Bloom and it is included in our Form 1 Literature Component. The main objective of our online module is to expose students (especially Form 1 students) to the poem, The River. At the same time, it is also used to promote e-learning among the students....   [tags: Literature Component]

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The River Merchants Wife : A Letter

- Growing up physically is never easy, but what can be even more difficult is growing up mentally. As a child you tend to look at the world in a very innocent way until you have experienced hurt or sadness. In the Poem “The River-Merchants Wife: A letter” by Ezra Pond’s the narrator of the poems childhood was cut short when she was married at a young age and was forced to mature and adapt to her new chapter in her life as a married woman. When some unforeseen circumstances come up in life it can pose some challenges that make growing up mentally very difficult....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Emotion, Wife]

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Development of the Colorado River

- Prior to settlement of the western United States, the Colorado River roamed free. Starting from cool mountain streams, the river eventually became a thunderous, silty force of nature as it entered the canyons along its path. The river nourished wetlands and other riparian habitats from the headwaters in the Rocky Mountains to the delta at the Sea of Cortez in Northwest Mexico. Settlers along the river harnessed these waters mainly for agriculture via irrigation canals, but flooding from spring runoff wreaked havoc on agricultural land, prevented development in the floodplain and full utilization of the water, a waste in the eyes of western farmers....   [tags: Ecology ]

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The Bass, The River, And Sheila Handmaids

- Love, an emotion that grips over people in intense ways, and holds them for an everlasting time. In the short story called “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” written by W.D. Wetherell shows how love, or having a passion for someone, or something can drive a person into doing things in different ways. The story deals with the narrator trying to impress and go out with a girl named Sheila Mant, but at the same, the narrator loves fishing very much, so these two different passions would go in conflict with each other in the story....   [tags: Fiction, First-person narrative, Irony, Love]

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River Pleaded With Her Attackers

- River pleaded with her attackers. "Please. Fight the voices." Indious the Water spoke alone. "You know what you must do, my dear." Who was he talking to. Not the mardocs. Jonus heard River 's response. "Bastard!" A roaring crack filled the air as the wall of ice shattered. The shockwave of the fall pushed all the mardocs back. Thousands of droplets of water appeared in the air and froze into sharp icicles that surrounded the four of them, making a barrier of spikes. As the mardocs rose to attack, the icicles found their throats and hearts....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2005 singles]

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Short Story : ' The River Of Fog '

- Sometimes the river on which is called life is as unpredictable as a man trying to find his way home in a weighted shroud of fog. Just as fog will confuse its traveler, predictably altering the mans desired path, life too often will take its contemporaries through winded roads. Throwing trials of agony where they were not foreseen. July 3rd, 2011. “Ok. For the family picnic tomorrow, were gonna be going Freeman Park after the parade.” Ignoring my mother, I continued to compete with my sister in a game we had often played....   [tags: Family, Mother, Time, I Say I Say I Say]

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Emotional Fundamentalism in River of Earth

- James Still's River of Earth presents the bleak realities faced by an Appalachian family that struggles with meeting their most basic needs. The Baldridge's struggle with poverty is surely representative of many Appalachian families during the Depression era. The hardships of poverty, and its psychological and physical effects, are worsened by the isolation and sense of helplessness felt by the characters within River of Earth. Religion functions as the combatant to these struggles; the form of Christianity offered by Still strays from the standard fundamentalist fire-and-brimstone preachings often associated with evangelism in the Appalachian region....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Friday Afternoon On The Charles River

- This paper will be a visual description of “Sunday Afternoon On The Charles River” The arrangement of this artwork are horizontal, vertical, angular, and curvature lines. This painting has a variety of dark base, and saturated colors such as orange, green tan, brown, purple and magenta, with expressive brushstrokes and variety. In the foreground of this artwork to the far left side corner is painted in grisaille, shades of grey and white. There are vertical and horizontal buildings, a trolley riding on trolley tracks on a busy road with people walking around, with a lot of activity and events going on....   [tags: Color, Blue, Green, Yellow]

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Working On The Saugatucket River Packet

- I initially chose this topic because while working on the Saugatucket River Packet, that was assigned during the week we didn’t have classes, Maggie and I had a conversation with a kind man about the drainage systems. This got me thinking about the effects this one little drain had on the river. This curiosity expanded from the one drain to all runoff in general. In order to curb my new founded urge to understand, I decided to join the group that focused on this issue. I believe that by making this choice I am now going to be more conscientious about what pollutants I may contribute to similar issues....   [tags: English-language films, Debut albums, Drainage]

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The Flow of the River, by Loren Eiseley

- When reflecting and writing on Eiseley’s essay and the “magical element”, I balk. I think to myself, “What magic?”, and then put pen to page. I dubiously choose a kiddie pool to draw inspiration from, and unexpectedly, inspiration flows into me. As I sit here in this little 10x30 foot backyard, the sky is filled with the flowing gaseous form of water, dark patches of moist earth speckle the yard, the plants soak up their scattered watering, and the leaves of bushes and trees imbue the space with a sense of dampness from their foliage....   [tags: Water, Responsive Essay]

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Analysis Of ' On The Rainy River '

- 5. What is the role of shame in the lives of these soldiers. Does it drive them to acts of heroism or stupidity. Or both. What is the relationship between shame and courage, according to O’Brien. a. Although the soldiers were united and served for the same goal, each of the men had a different motivation. For O’Brien, his motivation to join the war was the shame of running away. Almost all of the characters were afraid of being ashamed, and that served as a drive for them to do acts of heroism and similarly acts of stupidity....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Novel, Character]

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Hunting On The Blackstone River System

- In the early years of hunting in the Muskoka and Parry Sound areas from about 1870-1895, a single hunting party could take very large number of trophies with nearly any large animal a target. There appears to be no concern for conservation until the killing reached alarming rates. Even fish on Otter Lake where being blasted under water using excess dynamite from putting in the railroad in 1908, “not sportsmanlike” and “should be punished” complained the Parry Sound North Star. Even the common partridge became nearly extinct in the region forcing a suspension of its hunt for the fall of 1936....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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The Women Of The Combahee River Collective

- Socialist feminists are feminists who believe that capitalism is a driving force of sexism in America and must be eradicated or altered in order to achieve social equality. For example, in her essay “Nothing Distant About It” Alice Echols quotes Ellen Willis who argued that “capitalism succeeded in exploiting women as cheap labor and consumers ‘primarily by taking advantage of women’s subordinate position in the family and our historical domination by man’” (Echols, 34). The women of the Combahee River Collective also claim the identity of socialist feminists, believing that “the work must be organized for the collective benefit of those who do the work and create the products, and not for t...   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Socialism, Radical feminism]

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A River Runs Through It

- All lives revolve around decisions and instances from ones past. In A River Runs Through It (1992), director Robert Redford uses this idea and applies it to a true story of two brothers from Montana, Norman and Paul Maclean (Craig Sheffer and Brad Pitt, respectively). Based on the autobiographical novel by Norman Maclean himself, River uses Maclean’s metaphysical beliefs about life and nature to present its many themes. Using a longing score, various film devices, and a story line involving themes of youth, loss, and the pitfalls of pride, Robert Redford crafts a film about the beauty of the past....   [tags: Norman Maclean, Robert Redford, Montana]

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Dam Building on the Yom River

- Dam Building on the Yom River The proposed for Kaeng Sua Ten dam project has provoked controversy for more than ten years. Due to fierce objection from the locals, the government's aspiring aims to construct the dams in Phrae province's Tambon Sa-Iab may never leave the drawing board. The government declared that the dam was essential. It would reduce flooding, ease seasonal drought areas, and lead to agricultural development. Dams are a crucial component for industry and hydropower and attracting many local and international investors....   [tags: environmental and social issues, China]

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Blood The Essential River Of Life

- Blood the essential river of life is the fluid that flows throughout our bodies and our living tissues. It is also considered a connective tissue even though it does not provide support or connect anything because it is developed from mesenchyme (Embryonic fluid) and living blood cells, the formed elements, are suspended in a nonliving fluid matrix called plasma (Marieb 2004).It gives us the nutrients to sustain life and the antibodies to block off most infections it enables our bodies to dispose of waste products like carbon and others and helps you to circulate much more needed gasses like oxygen to organs and other cells in need....   [tags: Blood, Blood type, ABO blood group system]

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The Death Of The Harlem River

- On July 27th, 2015 a young woman named Maylin Reynoso went missing. She was last seen leaving her job at a gas station and after this her friends and family went to social media to ask people if they had any information about where Maylin could be. Other than these posts on Instagram, Tumbler, and Facebook there was no news coverage about her disappearance. Sadly, Maylin’s body was found three day later in the Harlem River, she was only 20 years old; although she had been found dead there was still no news coverage about her (Blay, 2016)....   [tags: English-language films, Woman]

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Ukrainian Border And The River Dniester

- Located between the Moldovan-Ukrainian border and the River Dniester, the territory of Transnistria covers approximately 4160 km2 where over half million people live (Blakkisrud and Kolstø, 2013). In 1992, the civil conflict broke out in Transnistria (Cantir and Kennedy, 2015). When the former 14th Soviet Army interfered with the insurgent side, the Moldovans had to withdraw (Blackkisrud and Kolstø, 2013). It was thanks to Moscow that the attacks and fighting between Moldova and Transnistria were ended in July 1992 (Chamberlain-Creanga and Allin, 2010)....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Russian language]

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The Battle Of Stones River

- The Battle of Stones River took place in Murfreesboro Tennessee from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863. Out of all the battles in the civil war, the Stones River battle was one of the main battles that played a very important role in the outcome of the war but it did have the highest percentage of soldiers killed and wounded than any major battle during the Civil War. Between the Union and Confederate troops battling it out between those three days, “the total casualties in the battle were 24,645: 12,906 on the Union side and 11,739 for the confederates.” (Omics International) With the Union victory, it pretty much stopped the threat from the Confederates in Kentucky and Middle Tennessee...   [tags: Confederate States of America, American Civil War]

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Goddess of The River Ganges

- Ganga is the tern used to refer to a goddess of the river Ganges. River Ganges is India’s largely consecrated mass of water. Hindus are known to have strong beliefs. They are known to believe that by virtue of bathing in her holy waters this will help wash way ones sins. It is on this basis that they conduct repeated sporadic ritualistic washings in order to secure a position or a place in the heavenly world. On the other hand, the Museo delle is one of the museums in the city of Lugano city in Switzerland....   [tags: ganga, india, culture]

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How The Colorado River Basin

- ABILITY TO OBTAIN WATER 1 Ability to Obtain Water The ability to obtain abundant, pure water is a basic requirement for an individual’s well-being. Likewise, access to abundant, safe water is also indispensable for resilient agricultural crops as well as a thriving national economy. These requirements for pure water are so substantial that disputes amongst regional groups, states, as well as nations arise on a frequent basis regarding the rights to various water sources....   [tags: Water, Water resources, Amu Darya, Central Asia]

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The Battle of Greenbrier River

- ... The Union attacked about eight o’clock in the morning and forced back the picket lines, driving them back with rifle fire. The Confederates were so out gunned that they were getting one shot in for every four Union shots. General Reynolds decided to test the left flank first and he sent men to that side. What he met there sent his advancing lines scrambling backward, away from the bombardment of artillery and ammunition. During the battle a yellow flag meant field hospital and the flag showed were it was....   [tags: battle of Camp Bartow, American Civil War]

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Character Analysis: The River Between

- In the book The River Between, written by Ngugi wa Thiong’o, the main characters Chege, Waiyaki, Joshua each played an important role during the time when the new religious started to take over the ridges of Makuyu and Kameno. In the beginning of the book, it depicts Waiyaki at a young age with his two friends, Kamau and Kinuthia. At this point, Waiyaki was shown as a leader or was seen as someone who would become a great leader when he became a man. Waiyaki can be described as brave and shows strong leadership....   [tags: Ngugi wa Thiong'o book review]

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The River’s Sky's is Alive

- The River’s Sky's is Alive: Earlier I said that many beings move among us unseen. I also said that there were signs that everyone missed, my teachers, friends, family, well add myself to the list, because the thing I tell you like all the other things actually happened and yes I missed the meaning of it, I hid and ignored it and forget about it for a long time. I remind you repeatedly at times I didn’t know then what I know now. The following two incidents I’m about to describe occurred about the time when I was desperately searching to construct a method to strike back at the boogieman....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Genesee River Watershed

- Introduction: The Genesee River Watershed. The Genesee River and its watershed is a major tributary to Lake Ontario. The river originates in the Allegheny Plateau in the town of Ulysses, Potter County, Pennsylvania, about fifteen miles south of the New York State border (GFLRPC, 2004). The river flows north through Allegheny, Livingston, and Monroe Counties and forming a portion of two borders between Livingston County and Wyoming or Monroe Counties. Letchworth State Park runs along the Genesee River encapsulating 14,350 acres of the watershed and contains the “Grand Canyon of the East” a gorge 550 feet deep and six miles long....   [tags: Ecology ]

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STAR RIVER ELECTRONICS LTD.

- Introduction Star River Electronics is a joint venture between Starlight Electronics Ltd., United Kingdom and an Asian venture-capital firm, New Era Partners. Star River Electronics is based in Singapore. It manufactures and supplies CD-ROM’s to major software companies. Due to its production of high-quality discs, Star River gained fame in the industry. Even though the volume of sales is increasing, there is a fall in the unit prices due to price competition and the growing popularity of substitute storage devices, mainly DVDs....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Green River Running Red

- Green River Running Red by Ann Rule,is a book that depicts the story of King County Sheriff’s investigation and hunt for a serial killer who 20 years after his first killing would be identified as Gary Leon Ridgeway. Now that i’ve read about some of Ridgeway’s forty-eight victims and their lives of prostitution before he murdered them along with the details of each murder investigation, I will lay out two crime scenes as described in the book and the process in which they were investigated in the 1980’s....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Ann Rule]

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The Rio Grande River

- The United States and Mexico share a 2000-miles border stretching from the Golf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The border region is shared by ten states, wetlands, numerous mountain ranges, canyons, rivers and deserts. The U.S.-Mexico border is “Situated between a developed nation and a developing one, the U.S. -Mexico Border Region is a formally defined transnational region of land. The region extends approximately 2,000 miles along the full length of the international boundary, 62.5 miles (100 kilometers) north and south of the border and 62.5 miles into the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.” The economic, political and social changes continue reshaping the relationship between the two n...   [tags: United State Mexico Border, Geography]

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The Green River Killer

- Forensics has changed the way our criminal system works now. A lot of cases are being solved because of the development of forensics. Even cold cases are being brought up to the light to be investigated again and a good percentage of the cases are being solved and criminals are being brought to justice. The green river killer is one case that really got me intrigued into forensics and I got mesmerized by the techniques that are being used to catch murderers and other crimes being committed. The green river killer had an interesting childhood that led him to be a serial killer....   [tags: forensics, crime, justice, DNA, Gary Ridgway]

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Elk River Chemical Spill

- On January 9th, 2014, it was reported that a chemical spill has occurred from a storage tank owned by Freedom Industries. The spill occurred on the banks of Elk River in West Virginia, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without tap water. The company first reported that 7500 gallons of the chemicals had spilled into the river through a one-inch whole but had found that two weeks later, there was an estimated 10000 gallons of the toxic chemical in the river. The chemicals released include 4-methylcyclohexane (MCHM) and PPH....   [tags: freedom industries, water treatment]

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The Nile River Valley

- The Nile river valley was one of the most flourishing regions in Africa. From it emerged the prominent kingdom of Egypt, which went on to be one of the most dynamic civilizations in that region. Mainly because of its hierarchal social class system and its unsteady government. Roughly a thousand kilometers to the Northeast of the Nile river valley lies the Mesopotamia region. In this region civilizations like the Sumerians prospered and enjoyed the knowledge and natural riches that came from the Fertile Crescent....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Sumer, Mesopotamia]

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River of Life Explication

- Scotland, or “the land of Scots”, is home to many famous people and poets, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of the notorious Sherlock Holmes novels. Besides the novels, the poetry published is very influential and astute. “The River of Life”, by Thomas Campbell, is one such example. This poem follows an ABABCDCDEFEFGHGHBIJIGIGI rhythm scheme for the entire poem. The pattern does change near the end, however. “The River of Life” is a poem describing mainly life and time. It describes the stages of life, of childhood, of middle age, of oldness, all thanks due to the slow yet quick passage of time....   [tags: Poetic Analysis]

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Green River Serial Killer

- In Green River, Running Red, author Ann Rule describes a killer without remorse, who is the product of both personal and social influences, in effect forcing him to murder women and to continue to do so for over a decade as a fulfillment of his fantasies. When endeavoring to rationalize the causes of such a mind, theories of deviance, when separated into two distinct categories, positivist and constructionism. Positivist theories, such as the general theory of crime, allows for individual's to piece together events in the life of Gary Ridgway, the Green River killer which would undeniably lead him to a twisted sense of reality, combined with sexual fantasies and a tendency to justify perver...   [tags: Ann rule]

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The Star River Case

- Background: This case is about Star River and how the firm is in the middle of financial crisis that was induced by rapid growth. The CEO basically wants to improve the financial health of the company and ask for help to make some decisions. The CEO asks one of the analyst for help in reviewing the historical performance of the firm, forecast financing requirements for the next two years, exercise the forecasting model to identify the key drivers of the assumptions, estimate Star River’s weighted-average cost of capital and lastly to analyze the proposed investment in a packaging machine....   [tags: project analysis and financial forecasting]

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Red River Movie Review

- Red River Movie Review The 1948 Western Red River is a movie of action, romance and hardship. The main characters are Tom Dunson played by John Wayne, Wagon Driver Groot Nadine played by Walter Brennan and Adopted son of Dunson Matt Garth played by Montgomery Clift. This is a western that shows the first Cattle drive of the Chisholm Trail. In the first scene Tom Dunson was heading with a wagon train in 1851 and decides to go his own way to start a cattle ranch in Texas. His wagon driver goes along with him....   [tags: western, scene, cattle drive]

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Siddhartha and the River

- The story took place in India during the time of Buddha. In the village of the Brahmans there was a young, handsome, and wise boy named Siddhartha. Unable to quench his thirst for truth, knowledge, and wisdom he and his close friend, Govinda, left the village to join the Samanas, a group of ascetics, holy men. For three years Siddhartha and Govinda lived the life of the Samanas, by having no possessions, living in the forests, begging for food, fasting, meditating, and practicing self-denial....   [tags: Hermann Hesse, Essays]

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The River Of Freedom

- In Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, the Mississippi River plays many roles and holds a prominent theme throughout much of the story. Huck and Jim are without a doubt the happiest and most at peace when floating down the river on their raft. The river has a deeper meaning than just water and mud, almost to the extent of having it's own ideal personality. It provides the two characters a means of escape from everything and everyone, and puts them at ease. Although quite constrained in it's capacity to provide freedom of movement, the raft offers the two a certain amount of freedom in actions, words, and emotions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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River's Sky

- There would be many days with me and this old river, I would go fishing hundreds of times alone and hundreds of times it felt just like home when down by the river. In a single day I walked the river from the old Robin Hood Flour Mill to the Ambassador Bridge. Other days I watched the river, the sky, the rain, the clouds, sun rise, sun sets, the currents, the directions of the currents, the waves, the different types of waves, the fish, one day I saw a big fish the water darken were he was as he rose closer to the surface, gliding smoothly to his right side he looked right at me with a man’s eye....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Depth of a River

- Depth of a River Poetic expression is evolved from a web of emotions and thoughts. With the help of imagery, formation, and figurative language, a poet is able to transport readers to another world of his creation. Robert Burns uses these attributes to invite readers into world of peace and serenity in his poem “Sweet Afton.” This lyrical poem expresses the gratitude the persona feels for his homeland’s beauty, while asking nature to be quiet so his love may enjoy the tranquillity of her sleep....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Culture and Geography effects of the Mississippi River

- The culture of the Mississippi River has an effect on geography and in turn geography impacts the culture along the Mississippi River. The geography of the Mississippi River provided early settlers with the natural resources to survive and thrive. At the same time the aggressive expansion of culture significantly impacted the Mississippi River’s region. History of settlement along the Mississippi River illustrates the fact that the geography of the river is a natural attraction to settlers. Archeological evidence establishes that Native Americans occupied land and developed civilizations along the Mississippi River as early as 10,000 B.C.E....   [tags: United States, Geography]

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The Reversal of the Chicago River: Saving a City

- Sitting on the deck of the Seadog, a gaggle of tourists wait anxiously with ready cameras and tapping feet for the boat to start moving again. A tour guide’s explanation for the wait is a mere rambling speech that these tourists care little for, preferring to see the sights rather than hear the history of Chicago. What they are missing is the important fact of how they are where they are and the reason they are waiting at the boat lock. A reason that is crucial to not only Chicago’s history, but the history of many major civil engineering projects of the future....   [tags: human geography, toxic waste]

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Down the River: "Siddhartha" and "Huckleberry Finn"

- As we read Huckleberry Finn, I was also rereading Siddhartha by Herman Hesse and I couldn’t help but compare Siddhartha’s journey down the river to Huckleberry Finn’s journey down the river. Both their stories are parallels to each other and many connections can be made through their travels. To both characters, the element of the river served as a protection from the outside world. When both characters are taken by the rivers embrace, they are able to leave the limitations and constrains of their society....   [tags: Siddhartha, Huckleberry Finn, journeys, ]

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Environmental and Human Disruptions on the Ganges River

- The various sacred traditions and beliefs of the Hindus capture the attention of people from diverse cultures around the world. From believing the Brahman is perceived as an impersonal form of God to performing Bhakti yoga to surrendering the soul to God, Hinduism promotes innovative ideas to calm and relax the bod, mind, and spirit. In addition to these particular practices, Hindu’s respect their geographical surroundings of the Indus River Valley. It is said that from this “valley,” ritual purity was important and often achieved by bathing or using water....   [tags: environment, disruptions]

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The Nile River-Egypt

- The Nile River is arguably one of the most important water sources in the world and has an extremely rich history dating back thousands of years. Without the Nile, the ancient Egyptian civilization would have never existed. Egypt is basically a whole lot of sand and not much else, except they have the Nile River flowing through it, on it’s way to the Mediterranean sea. The ancient Egyptians lived along the Nile River and it provided them with abundant water, food (fish) and the opportunity to develop agriculture along it’s banks....   [tags: ancient egypcians, population control]

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Personality Theories As Applied On River Tam

- In this paper I will explore various personality theories as applied to River Tam. River Tam is portrayed in the 2002 television series 'Firefly ' and the 2005 movie 'Serenity '. She grew up as a part of the wealthy Tam family on the “core” planet, Osirius. Osirius is governed by the “Alliance,” which is a part of the Union of all planets or the UAP. The UAP was established after a war which lasted for 6 years. It is comparable to our own government combined with China’s, strict, money ruled politics, corrupt officials, etc… Early in her life, as young as 3, she was discovered to be quite intellectually gifted....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Personality]

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The Congo River's Influences on the Surrounding Countries

- Stretching 2,914 miles long, the Congo River is the eighth longest river in the world and the second longest river in Africa after the Nile. The Congo River flows primarily between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the Republic of the Congo (ROC). The Congo River forms in the most southern part of the DRC at the meeting point of the Lualaba and Luvua Rivers. The Congo’s many tributaries drain approximately 1,600,000 square miles into Central Africa, making the Congo River the region’s primary source of transportation....   [tags: transport, drinking, hydropower]

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The Changes Made For River Restoration Success

- The Changes Made for River Restoration Success The ecological systems have been put in harms way because of corporations mistreating the ecosystem. Because of the continuous harm that these natural phenomena have been put under, they are decreasing in effectiveness toward the creatures that are living in the habitats. One such habitat that is under fire is the fresh and salt water ecosystems. Because of the heavy industrial use, coupled with human interference, they are in danger of becoming inadequate to support life in their created ecosystems....   [tags: Water, Water supply network, Water pollution]

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Threat of Ganges River Pollution in India

- Rapid Industrialization and modernization come with its downside. This is evident from the fact that the holy river of Hindus in India, Ganges is losing its sanctity and is under serious threat from exploding population in the last 25 years, lackadaisical attitude of the Government and lax industrial regulations. On a regular basis, nearly 1 billion gallons of untreated sewage waste is drained into the river from over 116 cities, 300 towns and thousands of rural locations situated in the banks of the Ganges....   [tags: industrialization, modernization]

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Pike River Disaster

- Management today is an essential part in ensuring the success of the organisation on the whole. Without proper management, many unexpected and unfavourable events can take place, and jeopardise the stability of the organisation. For my research, I have chosen to use the article titled “Managing Motivation: Incentive Pay and the Pike River disaster” as I felt the Pike River disaster had a lot of impact on the society, not only when it happened, but also after it happened, when investigations were in place....   [tags: Process Safety Accident, Leadership, Cultural]

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The Red River Crisis: Disputes and Solutions

- Without water, the world would cease to exist. Land that was once fertile and green would inevitably become barren and be rendered useless. Forests, grasslands, and other key habitats would disappear in the blink of an eye, leaving tens of thousands of species helpless. Our society and life as we know it would be flipped upside down as wars ensue over natural resources and the ownership of any water that might remain. Although many believe that our current water supply is not so finite and our society is far from reaching the verge of disaster, in many regions of the world, the depletion of water has already generated some of these detrimental impacts....   [tags: Drought, Water Shortages]

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The New Crossin ove the River Don

- The new crossing over the River Don, is a proposed scheme comprising of a new car, cycle and pedestrian crossing at a point between the Danestone and Grandholm areas on the north side of the River Don, and the Tillydrone area the river’s south bank, in Aberdeen (figure 1.1). The River Don provides a natural barrier to north-south travel movements across both Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Within the Aberdeen area, the River Don currently has two main crossings points; the Bridge of Don located in the King Street and A956 corridor; and Persley Bridge located in the A90 and Parkway corridors (Davidson, 2010, pp1)....   [tags: proposed urban project in Aberdeen]

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The Service of the River and Its Contribution to Death

- Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness critiques the cause for expeditions and its effects on the land they voyage too. Kurtz accounts of expedition shows ironic details of patriotic intentions of creating goodness and prosperity in a country, but leaving it in disaster and chaos. However, in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, Kurtz uses cluster images to describe the river and its services in numerous expeditions, yet masquing the truth of death as effects to the performance of change by the water and ship’s patriotic duty through the changes in the atmosphere, alluding of ships and their expeditions, and the anarchic depiction of travellers and their reasons for travelling....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Grand Magical River - Original Writing

- The Grand Magical River The night was frozen in a deep silence, but I could still hear the whisper of the distant whoosh of the river getting closer and closer every step we would take into our new lives. I could see the excitement of my little brother and my sister on their faces; their dark chocolate eyes were as big and bright as the moon. The woman next to me held my hand tightly; I could feel the calluses of her hands from all those years of hard work in the fields harvesting the corn, which every morning she would turn in yummy tortillas....   [tags: Family, Mother, Sibling, Columbia Records albums]

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Comparing The Mesopotamia And The Nile River Valley

- Throughout world history one learns about many different civilizations. In this case we will be talking about two civilizations. Comparing and contrasting these two civilizations will go into more depth and expand ones knowledge, such as, the Mesopotamia and The Nile River Valley. These two civilizations have many differences, but they also have some similarities. For example, The Mesopotamia was one of the first civilizations discovered along the Fertile Crescent. As well as the Mesopotamia was one of the first civilizations to be discovered, so was The Nile River Valley....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Nile]

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Affect of an Abusive Childhood in "River of Names"

- Childhood is the most important chapter in one’s life. Each person has different childhood experiences, some good and some bad. Many times a person’s childhood determines who they are, how they relate to others and how they live their life. One’s morals and virtues begin developing throughout their childhood, which is why it is important to have a proper childhood experience. Abuse, humiliation or insult throughout one’s childhood can scar an individual for life. Dorothy Allison’s “River of Names” is a short fictional story about a girl who tells her dreadful childhood stories as humor in an attempt to forget about her past....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Elizabeth River Tunnel

- The Elizabeth River Tunnel, downtown, and midtown tunnel tolls are completely unfair for anyone who lives or works in Portsmouth; people shouldn’t have to pay to drive to work, or even simply drive in their state. The tunnel tolls have forced people to rearrange their whole life because of one simple tax. There happen to be upsides to this new tax, which is that over the course of 58 years the infrastructure of the tunnel will be a lot stronger since the population in Virginia has increased. Keywords: Elizabeth, midtown, tunnel, tolls, tax, people, unfair, upsides, downsides I....   [tags: midtown tunnel tolls, unfairness]

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Serial Killer : The Green River Killer

- There are many serial killers who are known for their heinous crimes and killings of their victims. Serial killers however vary from one another leaving it hard to cluster them all together besides the fact that they murder multiple victims. With that being said, there is one serial killer who sticks out as devious and whose crime may not be as “famous” as he wished. This serial killer is known as the Green River Killer. The Green River Killer aka Gary Ridgway was born in 1949 in Utah, (A&E Television, LLC, 2016)....   [tags: Criminology, Crime, Victim, Ted Bundy]

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Research Paper : Rivers ( The Mississippi )

- Research Paper: Rivers (the Mississippi) The Mississippi River is one of the world 's extraordinary rivers. It is the longest in the United States, more than twenty-three hundred miles in length, as it structures the outskirts of ten states, just about bisecting the mainland (Currie,2003, 8). This waterway has a long history also, and it has touched the lives of numerous individuals. The Mississippi is said to start at Lake Itasca in Minnesota. In 1832, pilgrim Henry Schoolcraft named this lake, not after any neighborhood Indian name, but rather from the Latin words for "genuine head" which are veritas caput abbreviated to "Itasca" (Currie, 2003, 4)....   [tags: Mississippi River, River, Louisiana]

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Interview At Beaver River Central School

- Our assignment was to interview six individuals who are outside our particular teaching area. All my interviews were conducted at Beaver River Central School. The specific professionals that I interviewed were Occupational Therapist, School Psychologist, Music Teacher, Library Media Specialist, School Nurse and Art Teacher. Through the interview process it became abundantly clear that supervision and accountability standards are not the same across the different educational spectrums. My first interview was with Mrs....   [tags: Teacher, Education, High school, Chart]

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Description Of A Teacher Is The River 's Current

- Metaphor A teacher is the river’s current because she helps to navigate the boats educational path. The river never keeps one direction as it is always changing to follow the path of the currents. Each current leads the river on a new journey and a new path making the experience worthwhile as it leads the boats down many different educational paths and a never ending learning experience. The boats are in charge of its own destination while following the direction and lead of the current. Once the boats reach the boat house they are protected from the storm in a warm, rich, safe, productive and exciting environment where they are free to learn what they enjoy....   [tags: Education, Knowledge, Learning, The Current]

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Mystic River: Comparing the Book and Film

- Mystic River is a crime novel went straight to the bestseller lists on 2001 written by Dennis Lehane. The reproducing film Mystic River by Clint Eastwood also won countless Awards. As Lehane points out in his interview with Linda Richards: “ 50 percent of the reviews has said this is not simply a crime novel.” Which obviously pleased him. The psyches and nature of human are the most fascinating parts in his novel. In the story Dave Boyle was abducted as a child and being molested. He lives under struggle and shadow for his entire life....   [tags: Dennis Lehane crime novel, movie adaptations]

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Comparing Mesopotamia And The Indus River Valley

- Mesopotamia and the Indus River Valley Civilization are two early civilizations that were the foundation of the urban world we live in today. These two empires were extremely productive and successful and played a key role in the advancement of human life. Both of these civilizations were able to produce new ideas, beliefs, systems, and technologies that we still use in modern times due to their stability. Their stability was the ultimate factor that made these empires prominent among the other civilizations during that time....   [tags: Indus Valley Civilization, Mesopotamia]

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The Negro Speaks Of River By Langston Hughes

- The Negro Speaks of River. That was one of the poems that stood out to me as the best out of all of them, which was written by Langston Hughes. He wrote this piece while his was a senior in high school, he went on to write many other poems which I will discuss such as: The Negro, My People, and Mother to Son, Song for a Dark Girl, Prayer, Luck, Theme for English B, Harlem [Dream Deferred], Homecoming and Compare. What I find all these poems so fascinating was that they all relate to one person: the author Langston Hughes....   [tags: African American, Langston Hughes, Black people]

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On The Rainy River By Tim O ' Brien

- Vietnam was a highly debated war among citizens of the United States. This war was like no other with regards to how it affected people on the home front. In past war’s the population of the United States mainly supported the war and admired soldiers for their courage. During the Vietnam War, citizens of the U.S. had a contradictory view then in the past. This dilemma of not having the support of the people originates from the culture and the time period. During this time period it would be the fourth time Americans went to war in that century which made it tough for Americans to give their supportS (Schlesinger 8)....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, United States, Ho Chi Minh]

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`` Taming The River `` By Camille Z. Charles

- Camille Z. Charles’ book , Taming the River, along with the other required readings present an interesting comparison between the common stereotypes of certain races and the actual statistics of these races when entering various elite colleges and universities. For example, Black students were more likely to be exposed to social disorder, including drugs and homicides, within their communities growing up, contributing to their overall stress in turn encumbering their academic performance in college....   [tags: Black people, African American, College, Race]

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The River Between, by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

- Waiyaki is a young man who tackles the responsibility of mending the two ridges of Makuyu and Kameno that separated because of the religious of Christianity. The River Between, written by Ngugi wa Thiong’o, captures the ramifications of the white men religions and its effects on the two mountain ridges, that is separated by the Honia river, while the story surrounds around Waiyaki as he blossoms. In the story, Waiyaki, also known as The Teacher, is a strong, gallant young man that believes in the old ritual ways of the original tribe; however he conjointly intermingles with the white man’s teachings....   [tags: Literary Analysis, White Man's Religion]

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On The Rainy River By Tim O ' Brien

- In his story “On the Rainy River” Tim O’Brien is explaining to us how he had to chose to either go to war or stay at his home. He had to make a big decision about if he really wanted to go to Vietnam War. Some things that stand out about the main character is that he is a very brave person and will give up his body to do what is right. While reading this I can see that the main character is very powerful and very unafraid of certain things. At the same time he also was afraid of certain things because he does not believe in the war....   [tags: Thought, Mind]

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The Des Orfevres, Headquarters Of The River Seine

- The Quai des Orfèvres, Headquarters of the Police Judiciaire, rises in the center of Paris, on the right bank of the river Seine, surrounded in the distance, by the Palais Royal, the Musée du Louvres, and the Cathédrale de Notre Dame. This official building tries to blend in with the other Parisian structures, however one can easily notice some details in its architecture that definitely point to… crime and punishment. In its façade, the stones are dense, large, heavy, and desperately square; the doors are tall and thick and seem at first sight, made of bronze....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2007 singles, I Understand It]

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Gary Ridgway: The Green River Killer

- Throughout all of American history there have been those who are well known for committing what are classified as deviant or criminal acts. Most of those who are well known by the public for their actions have committed deeds seen as extremely controversial such as being cult leaders, gang or mafia members, terrorists, rapists, or killers. The lists of members for each topic is numerous, however, there are a certain few that are more prominent than others. One criminal that stands out when speaking of killers in particular is Gary Ridgway, or as he is better known, the Green River Killer....   [tags: serial killers, highest murder rate in history]

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Peace Like a River, by Leif Enger

- ... Enger also gives the idea that sometimes the outcomes of the decisions made by the individual will affect someone else's life. For instance, Reuben's life is influenced by his father's decision to perform the miracle of bringing him back to life, even if that was not what God had planned for him. Jeremiah's intervention is observed when he insists, “breathe ….breathe. …. Reuben Land, in the name of the living God I am telling you to breathe” (Enger, p. 3). Jeremiah ordered his son to breathe, even though twelve minutes had passed since he was dead; however, when he orders Reuben to come back to life, he says that in the name of God he must resuscitate....   [tags: Life is Messy, Choose Wisely, action]

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The Miracle on Han River: South Korea

- South Korea, once a broken country filled with broken families, has transformed itself into a fine example of perseverance in a tough situation. South Korea and its neighbor to the north have developed past where they were before the Korean War, but in different ways. The two countries, while certainly dependent on each other, are vastly different. Their conflicting styles of government and their differing cultures speak for themselves in this case. South Korea has, over the years, changed dramatically from the crippled country of the Korean War into a blossoming beacon of Asian cultural and economic changes....   [tags: transformation of an Asian country]

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On the Rain River by Tim O´brien

- The best thing anyone can do for themselves as well as others is to take a stand for what they believe in. Human beings have the amazing gift of being able to make actions and change out of mere word and thought. Time and time again this gift is either suppressed or ignored in favor of silence and the promise of normalcy. To not utilize this ability is the greatest of personal injustices. In the short story, “On the Rainy River”, the main character and later to be author of the story, Tim O’Brien, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War....   [tags: vietnam war, thought, emotion]

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Joseph Porter 's A River Of Promise

- Joseph Porter’s, “A River of Promise” provides a detailed report of the first explorers of the North American West. The piece engages in a well written secondary source to argue that the expedition of Lewis and Clark, the two famously known for exploring the American Western frontier, were credited for significant findings that were not completely their own. Joseph C. Porter utilizes text from diaries and journals to highlight the help and guidance from the natives and prior European explorers which ultimately allowed the Lewis and Clark expedition to occur....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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North River Wastewater Treatment Plant

- The North River wastewater treatment plant is located on the Hudson River, west of the West Side Highway from 137th street to 145th street. This plant provides wastewater treatment for people who live and work on the west side of Manhattan. This treatment plant treats about one hundred and twenty million gallons of wastewater every day during dry weather. It is designed to handle up to three hundred and forty million gallons a day when the weather is wet.This treatment plant produces hydrogen sulfide and has to be monitored so that it does not reach a high level and harm residents that live around the area....   [tags: Sewage treatment, Wastewater, Natural gas]

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The Mississippi River

- The Mississippi River 1.) The natural process that has been occurring is the erosion of the earth between the Mississippi river and the Atchafalaya river. If the erosion and the flooding continue then the water will destroy the land and everything there. For years the head of the Atchafalaya river was blocked by a massive “raft” -a 30 mile log jam- that defined the efforts of settlers to remove it, In 1839, the State of Louisiana began to dislodge the raft and open up the river as a free flowing and navigable stream....   [tags: Papers]

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The Shimna River

- The Shimna River As part of our A level Geography course I have decided to study the Shimna River as my case study. I picked this case study because I thought it would be both interesting and challenging as well as the fact it was on our doorstep. Before we could do anything we had to plan our investigation. Through my fieldwork I must obtain a table of results. For such data I must display it in a clear and straightforward manner so I can analyse and interpret the results using statistical analysis such as averages, spearman's rank, nearest neighbour, chi square and locati...   [tags: Papers]

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The Amazon River

- The Amazon River Amazon River is the world's second longest river and the chief river of South America. Only the Nile River in Africa is longer. The Amazon is 6,437 kilometres long. The Amazon carries more water than any other river--more than the Mississippi, Nile, and Yangtze rivers together....   [tags: Papers]

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The Thames River

- The Thames River is inseparable from the city of London. Its origin is the city of Kemble and it flows through Oxford and London before reaching its mouth at the North Sea. The river was originally called Tamesis, a name that has both Roman and Celtic influences (Wikipedia) . Without fail, because the Thames River has always been such an important part of Londoner’s lives, it has also been unavoidably associated with these same people’s deaths. In Victorian London, the aroma of the Thames River was impossible to avoid....   [tags: Victorian Era]

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