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Marine Study Of Marine Biology

- Marine Biology When you think of a marine biologist, what do you see. You might picture a dolphin trainer, or maybe you see a man swimming with whales and sharks deep in the middle of the ocean. The field of marine biology is the study of aquatic organisms, their behaviors, and their interactions with the environment. It is considered the most unknown and exciting fields of oceanography. The Phoenicians and the Greeks are responsible for the earliest known studies of marine biology. However, specific references to marine life were never recorded until the writings of Aristotle (384-322 BC)....   [tags: Ocean, Oceanography, Marine biology, Life]

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Marine Animals And The Marine Mammals

- Each year,millions of people across the world travel to marine parks, for the chance to see one of the most intelligent, fascinating beings of this Earth, the marine mammal. However, this aquarium is actually a torturous jail cell for the marine mammals that inhabit it. Research has shown that these animals were never fit for captivity. In fact, according to the popular documentary “Blackfish”, more than seventy trainers have been injured by the captive marine mammal, though not a single aggressive tendency toward humans has ever been documented to have occurred in the ocean....   [tags: Whale, Killer whale, Marine mammals, Cetacea]

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Marine Pollution: Causes and Solutions

- As the world develops and the human population grows there is more pollution being dumped into the oceans, causing major problems to marine life and ecosystems. Major causes of marine pollution involve non-point pollutants, marine garbage, toxic ocean pollutants and sewage disposal in oceans. From heavy metal poisoning including lead and mercury killing predators such as sharks and whales, to waste getting trapped in the digestive tracts of marine animals, this essay focuses on how human interference causes horrifying problems to the marine life, but also how to fix it....   [tags: Marine Biology ]

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The Marine Corps And Simon Sinek

- Simon Sinek’s idea and concepts of leadership are very similar to ones used by the Marine Corps. The Marines are one of the most successful military organizations around the world. They have achieved success by accomplishing missions and winning battles. Battles fought in difficult terrains, climates and circumstances. They have thrived in times when other military branches are better funded and equipped and never lost sight of their purpose and goal. Marines always seem to defy assumptions. They appear to have something special and different when compared to the other military branches....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Marine, Royal Marines]

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The Battle Of The Marine Corps

- “Some people wonder all their lives if they’ve made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem.” – Ronald Reagan former United States President. Above is a photograph of my unit’s patch. We always wore them on our flak jackets whenever we did operations. To me this will always be a reminder of the good and the bad times I have shared with the family I have gained while in the Marine Corps. Through the four years that I served I’ve learned how to become more of an adult as well as adapting to the never ending changes....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Marine, Royal Marines]

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My Experience At The Marine Corps

- Growing up, I always imagined myself being a service member someday. For me, it was all about value. Being of value to your country and being a valuable member of a team. Not just any team, either: the Marines. I was in love with the idea of being a part of a real life version of Band of Brothers. This was my opportunity for great personal development and so I went for it. Three months prior to leaving for boot camp I met the woman who would become my wife. I didn’t just fall. I fell hard. The preceding year I spent avoiding potential relationships, but this was different....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Marine, Royal Marines]

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The United States Marine Corps

- The United States Marine Corps The service assignment I would like is The United States Marine Corps. Specifically I would like to go infantry and then transfer in to the foreign area officer program after three years so that I can be trained and eventually become a regional area officer. My end goal is to become an FOA and then an RAO. The FAO program is very competitive and has an average of 8 FAO applicants for every slot available. To become an FAOs one must be a commissioned officer at or above O3, have broad military experience, be primary MOS qualified, and must be eligible for Top Secret, a score of 95 on the Defense Language Aptitude Battery, and score oral 2/2 on their Defense...   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Royal Marines, Marine]

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Marine Pollution Of Hong Kong And Australia

- Marine Plastic Pollution in Hong Kong and Australia 1. Introduction It is universally acknowledged that plastic is one of the most common pollutants to environment, but what is the definition of marine plastic pollution. Plastic pollution in marine areas is the accumulation of pollutants including plastic bags, containers and micro debris in the oceans or on the shore side. Plastics can spread in the oceans all over the world due to buoyancy force, thus leading to a global ocean plastic pollution problem at the present (Eriksen et al., 2014)....   [tags: Ocean, Marine biology, Marine debris]

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Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Degradation

- The ocean still remains as one of the important natural resource capital of many nations. The numerous benefits (food, climate regulation, nutrients recycling, etc) particularly the quality of life derived from marine and coastal areas have raised global concern for the adoption of sustainable strategies that will ensure the existence of marine and coastal areas in its natural state with less impact caused by externalities. The natural structure and function of coastal marine ecosystems are faced with a lot of environmental and ecological challenges....   [tags: oceans, coastal marine]

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Marine Chemistry As A Balance

- Marine Chemistry: Think of marine chemistry as a balance. Both sides of the balance need just the right weight to maintain equilibrium. Now imagine the weights on each side of the balance are variables such as nutrients and that the balance itself is the ocean. If there is too much of one nutrient, the balance tips too far one way, therefore causing the chemistry of the ocean to be thrown off. The chemistry of the ocean is what drives its overall function. If there is too much of one thing or too little of another, the ocean ceases to function properly....   [tags: Ocean, Oceanography, Marine biology]

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The Causes Of Marine Life Extinction

- The Causes of Marine Life Extinction Did you know that more than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. According to Pandey, the author of Humans Pushing Marine Life toward ‘Major Extinction’, nearly 10,000 species go extinct each year, and this rate is estimated to be 1,000 times higher than the natural extinction rate (1). Human beings are causing irreversible damage to the oceans and their wildlife, which is being led by two major reasons: Commercial fishing or over-fishing, which damaged the marine environment and caused a loss in the marine life diversity, and pollution, which is a primary way of the extinction causes that drastically modifies the marine...   [tags: Marine biology, Ocean, Extinction, Oceanography]

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Echolocation in Marine Biology

- ... Without proper communication, a dolphins feeding would be unsynchronised mayhem. dolphin communication makes feeding efficient as well as extremely easy for individuals to properly survive in their environment. Dolphins, and whales for example produce this sound by squeezing air through passages of the nasal cavity and out of an organ beneath their blowhole called the ‘melon. ’ When marine mammals send sound out these sounds, they rely on the speed of sound and an objects mass for the waves to bounce off of and return to the original individual from which the sound was transmitted....   [tags: marine mammals, dolphins, organisms]

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The Battle Of The Marine Raiders

- Introduction to the Marine Raiders In 1942, World War II had been raging for three years. The United States of America have declared war upon the Axis powers following the devastating Japanese attack upon Pearl Harbor. At this point in the war the Allies are in a grave situation. German forces have pushed the British off mainland Europe, and the Japanese have conquered much of the Pacific region, coming increasingly nearer to the American mainland. In order to combat this rising threat, the American military headship began to search for viable alternatives to replace widely used established tactics....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Royal Marines]

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Marine Mammals and Fossil Records

- The fossil record demonstrates that mammals re-entered the marine realm on at least seven separate occasions. Five of these clades are still extant, whereas two are extinct. the degree to which each of these clades has adopted an aquatic lifestyle. Both Cetacea and Sirenia originated at about the same time and were fully aquatic by the end of the Eocene epoch. Each of these evolutionary histories is different from the others based on which changes in each anatomical system occurred. Despite this finding, they all have one change in common at the very beginning....   [tags: Mammals, Marine, Aquatic Lifestyle, Water]

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Sea Dragons, a Marine Fish

- ... When this prosess takes place the female lays 100-250 eggs onto a special “brood patch’ on the underside of the male’s tale (not a pouch like seahorses), where they are attached and fertilized. After a period of 4-6 weeks the juvenile seadragons hatch and disperse with a yolk sac attached them, which provides them with the nessary nutruitens for their survival during a 2-3 day period. Once this takes place the baby seadragons are able feed and hunt small zooplankton, while still managing to hide in seagrasses and seaweeds....   [tags: marine biology, near threatened creachers]

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The Marine Corps And The Corps

- The Marine Corps Fight to Remain One of Americas Elite Fighting Forces The United States Marine Corps is known as one of the worlds most elite fighting groups. Marines are looked highly upon by most people in American society. However, The Marine corps has had a rough journey since their birth date on November 10th, 1775. While the American people felt and still feel that the Marine Corps are vital in our military. Though the Marine Corps was formed originally for amphibious warfare they have proven themselves powerful “in every clime and place”....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, United States]

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The Effects of Marine Debris on Sea Turtles

- The Effects of Marine Debris on Sea Turtles A fact that is tragically unknown by much of the human population is that marine debris has a large effect on sea turtle populations throughout the world during various stages of the sea turtles’ lives. This type of pollution has proven detrimental to the habitats of sea turtles, as well as to their lives. Marine debris can be defined as any manufactured or processed solid waste imported into the marine environment (Campani, et al., 2013). Various examples of marine debris are fishing nets, plastic bags, cans, bottles, and tires ("Marine debris impacts," 2012)....   [tags: marine life, nitrogen levels]

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Marine Pollution Is The Human Fault

- You never would’ve thought that marine pollution would affect you right. Wrong. The pollution underwater impacts everyone and everything on Earth. When different substances, such as plastic, foam, cardboard, aluminum, styrofoam, and newspaper, get thrown into the oceans, it can take up to 400 years for all of those items to degrade. Marine pollution is caused by humans, which affects everyone and everything on Earth. Marine pollution is the human 's fault. Most of the pollution are man-made. Excess substances from companies usually end up in the ocean, contributing to the pollution....   [tags: Ocean, Marine biology, Oceanography, Coral reef]

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The Marine Corps Leadership Is Failing

- Where Marine Corps Leadership is Failing When we think of leadership, many people may think of current or former presidents. They could also think of their boss at work or coach from whatever sport they participated in throughout grade school and college. What were the traits that distinguished them for their role as a leader. One of the most common traits that exist in many areas is that leaders are typically males. Even looking back in history leadership roles where highly monopolized by male figures....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Leadership, Gender]

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The Danger in the Sea: Negative Human Impacts on Marine turtles

- Turtles have been around for about 230 million years (Dobbs 1). In that time, they have seen the rise and fall of the dinosaurs and the rise of mankind. Marine turtles have been around for about 65 million years (Dobbs 1). This family has withstood the test of time and is being threatened by human’s impact on the sea. All six of the marine turtles occurring on the shores of America are at least threatened. Marine turtles are very important to the ecosystem but humans are endangering this family directly and indirectly; if humans do not stop their destructive habits, we may lose the influence of marine turtles on the earth’s seas....   [tags: Marine Turtles]

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The Toxic Soup Of Marine Pollution

- Jenna Jones Ms. Vecera Class 18 March 2016 TITLE Millions of people flock to the world 's beaches every year, but it would be unlikely for them to take a plunge into the oceans ' waters if they knew what was lurking below. The blue, glistening water and crashing waves hide a murky secret, a toxic soup of marine pollution. Humans have dumped this litter and chemical waste into the oceans treating it like a giant garbage can. So now, millions of tons of pollution are choking the oceans, "around 80 percent of marine litter originates on land, and most of that is plastic." (Solutions to plastic pollution in our oceans- the basics)....   [tags: Water pollution, Ocean, Marine debris, Pollution]

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The Sacrifices of a Filipino Marine Engineer

- An engineer has a minimum of 11-12hrs working in the engine room before they shift to other engineers, in 12hrs of working inside the engine room; they were exposed in different kinds of chemicals and in a very high temperature under the engine room, Engine rooms are commonly hot that is why we can’t prevent this accidents, and a very hot temperature can cause a severe damage to the person if it will not be cured instantly. Chemicals also are harmful to engineers; a wrong move can cost your life in danger....   [tags: engine heat, engine room, marine engineer ]

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Marine Ecosystems: Coral Reefs

- Declan de Mamiel (1033575) Coral reefs are the oldest of marine ecosystems, the youngest approximately 10,000 years old, and are often referred to as the rain forests’ of the ocean. Found commonly in tropical waters less than deep, these areas have a high availability of nutrients and access to sunlight required for the process of photosynthesis. Coral reefs are amongst the most complex and bio-diverse ecosystems, spanning approximately 284,300 km2 (Spalding & Ravilious et al., 2001) providing a home for 25% of all marine life....   [tags: marine environment, oceans, global temperatures]

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The United States Marine Corps

- Through the years there have been countless battles that have been fought on our own soil and ones fought over seas but there truly is one branch of military that has stood out amongst them all. From a little bar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the deserts of Afghanistan. They have always been the first to fight. Semper Fidelis meaning always faithful is a slogan that has been used since the 16th century. But was not adopted until 1883 by the United States Marine Corps. It was during the American Revolution when the Continental Congress passed that two battalions of Marines are formed to help the landing force of the Continental Navy....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, United States]

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Coral Reefs And Marine Life

- Almost three-fourths of the Earth is covered by water, and oceans contain ninety-seven percent of this water; ecosystems of coral reefs and marine life live in these massive oceans. The ocean is a region used for recreation, tourism, and transportation; it has also been used as a source of food and energy. The ocean helps regulate climate, organizes weather patterns, and absorbs twenty-five percent of the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which includes what humans respire. Seventy percent of the air breathed by humans is produced by underwater life....   [tags: Marine biology, Ocean, Coral reef, Carbon dioxide]

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The Conservation Of Marine Animals

- Marine animals are important to the ecosystem for contributing to keep populations in balance, providing others with food and medicines. But why do we senselessly slaughter them to the point they are endangered or on the brink of extinction. Cruel people are killing whales for commercial purposes, seals are being clubbed to death, turtles are being affected by numerous things such as infrastructure and their meat, and sharks are being finned. People are out there murdering marine animals for so many reasons and they do not seem to realize how they are affecting the marine ecosystem....   [tags: Marine biology, Ocean, Shark, Hammerhead shark]

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The United States Marine Corps

- Most of my service in the United States Marine Corps was spent overseas in Japan and in the Republic of Korea. During this time, I was a recognised weapons expert responsible for the training of both United States Armed personnel and the Republic of Korea Marines and soldiers. I thoroughly enjoyed my training role which allowed me to develop various strategies to effectively communicate with foreign nationals and offer a direct experience on the logistics of global security as well as its implementations....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, United States]

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My Senior Advisor At The United States Marine Corps

- When I joined the United States Marine Corps, I knew it would change my life, but I never realized how great those changes would be. I was trained in public affairs as a print and broadcast journalist, and immediately stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Drastic life changes can take a toll both physically and emotionally over time, and it is always important to have a great personal support system to thrive through those times. My senior advisor at the time, Master Gunnery Sgt. (Master Guns) Charles Albrecht, turned out to be one of the best supporters I could ever ask for....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Marine, Royal Marines]

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The Marine Corps Of The United States Of America

- Current global environment is generally highly variable and difficult to predict, and particularly shows a high degree of asymmetry. These environments produce threats that can jeopardize the safety and integrity of the individual states, which include the - growth of various forms of extremism, terrorism, or weapons of mass destruction. Threats which are also regional crisis that may escalate into national or international armed conflict, targeted stopping the supply of strategic raw materials, disputes over its control and, last but not least, humanitarian crises and a natural disasters....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Royal Marines]

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The Effects Of Oil Drilling On The Marine Environment

- Negative Effects of Oil Drilling Issues facing the marine environment regarding oil pollution in water have always been a problem, but more recently it has been becoming more common. Because oil drilling harms the marine life, it raises the question: is oil drilling really the best idea. There is research out there that proves that marine oil spills are extremely harmful to both sea creatures, and the earth. There should be an alternative to oil drilling in the marine environment, due to potential marine oil spills that can occur and harm the many living creatures of the ocean....   [tags: Petroleum, Oil spill, Ocean, Marine biology]

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Benefits of Impure Public Goods on Marine Biodiversity Preservation

- Systems of “impure public goods” are touted as offering a blend of private and public interests, preventing exploitation while still allowing these resources to be accessible to the public. In the field of marine biodiversity, this is important because it can potentially prevent resources from being exploited and/or species from becoming eradicated. The idea of public goods offers a system that is subject to external forces and internal mechanisms, and despite its negative and positive impacts remains a system worth investigating for the purposes of marine preservation....   [tags: public interests, marine biodiversity]

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My Leadership At The U.s. Marine Corp

- I enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp in 2002, and was promoted through the ranks quickly assuming the role of a leader. At the age of 19, I had pinned on Corporal (E-4), and embarked on my on-the-job training in leadership. Spending time with the Marines prior to being promoted, I knew their personalities, strengths and weaknesses, and what motivated them. Reassuring that "if I 'm going to have followers then I better interact with them well and know what 's going on with them" (BMAL 500 Audio Lecture Series)....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Leadership, Sociology]

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Becoming A Marine Biologist, The Natural Beauty Of The Oceans Ecosystem

- Ten years from now I hope to accomplish my dream goals or be striving towards those goals. The phrase “dream goals” can entail a million little easily accomplishable things, such as making it through the day in one piece or a far fetched goal such as going into outer space. For me, my main goals or “dream goals” that I am currently striving for are career based, and that goal is to one day become a successful Marine Biologist that specializes in cetaceans, more commonly known as marine mammals, while also trying my hardest to converse the natural beauty of the oceans ecosystem....   [tags: Ocean, Oceanography, Marine biology, Dolphin]

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Plastic Pollution Affects At Least 700 Marine Animals

- In order to better understand the problems of plastics in the ocean, It’s important to know the harm it causes to wildlife animals, and the negative effects it has on humans and finding out the causes of pollution, and how it enters our oceans and a way to try and prevent future problems. First, The amount of wildlife animals that have died due to plastics in the ocean is outrageous. "The overwhelming amount of plastic pollution isn’t even visible to the human eye, with much of the pollution occurring out at sea or on a microscopic level" (Henn,2016)....   [tags: Ocean, Marine biology, Oceanography, Pollution]

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Preventing Marine Engine Pollution

- Preventing Marine Engine Pollution Currently 12 million marine engines are operated in the United States. These marine engines are among the highest contributors of hydrocarbons (HC) and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions in many areas of the country. HC and NOx produce ground-level ozone, which irritates the respiratory system causing chest pain and lung inflammation. Ozone can also aggravate existing respiratory conditions such as asthma. Boaters can join many others who are working to make a difference in preventing pollution from marine engines....   [tags: Marine Engines Environmental Essays]

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Marine Biologist : The Environment And How We Can Stop Pollution

- Marine Biologist Maine biology is a very important job because the ocean covers 71% of the earth and humans need to learn about the environment and how we can stop pollution (Julie Haydon). Marine biologist specializes in various parts of the ecosystem (William Thomas). Marine biologist also can train mammals. Marine biologist study all living things in the ocean examples of some things they study are bacteria, fish, whales, sharks, dolphins, and plants (William Thomas). Marine biologist dive to collect and do research on organisms (William Thomas)....   [tags: Marine biology, Ocean, Dolphin, Oceanography]

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The At The Marine Corps

- The Dining has been around for a very long time; it goes back as far as roman times and is still done today. Today we still practice it in all branches of the military Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast guard. There may be differences in the way each branch holds their dining ins but they are essentially similar and hold the same purpose. The dining in or mess night, as they call it in the Marine Corps, is a formal event held by a unit or regiment where there is socialization, eating, dancing, awards ceremonies, special speeches, and last but not least drinking....   [tags: Military, Army, Dining in, British Army]

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Six Marine Biology Films

- Summary of Films Film # 1 is called The Open Ocean. In this film, the author takes a look at the pacific. It says that the Mariana Trench (7 miles deep) is the deepest place on earth. The highest mountains of the world are located there. In shallower waters, there is much life. Photosynthetic organisms are the basis of all life in the sea. Also, some animals such as the sea anemones and the sea cucumbers allow currents to carry particles to them, and some creature pulse to deliver oxygen to their bodies, an example could be the coral polyps....   [tags: Marine Biology]

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The Marine Iguana

- The Marine Iguana can also be known as its scientific name, Amblyrhynchus cristatus. They are found only on the Galapagos Islands, and have been called the reptiles of the sea. The Marine Iguana weighs up to 10kgs and can be up to 100cm’s in length, although the weight and lengths vary depending on what island they are from throughout the Galapagos islands. The Marine Iguana is usually seen as black and grey, occasionally going red and green during the breeding seasons. Because the Marine Iguana is a cold blooded animal, their dark colours help to attract heat to their bodies to make them warm, because the Galapagos islands have volcanic rocks, the Marine Iguana’s can lay on them to get warm...   [tags: habitat, galapagos, reptiles]

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The Marine Corps

- November 10, 1775, is revered as being the Marine Corps birthday, and its birthplace being at Tun Tavern, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern, to establish two battalions of Continental Marines, under the command of Cpt. Samuel Nicholas, as an amphibious fighting force who would later in March of 1776, participate in their first foreign raid, in the Bahamas ( ). After the Treaty of Paris was signed, and the American Revolution came to an end, the Continental Marines disbanded, and were re-established on July 11, 1798, as the United States Marine Corps....   [tags: Military]

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The Marine Corps

- Doc had worked many different jobs once he got out of the Marine Corps. He worked as______ and eventually went on to work as a fork lift operator for a local paper company for___years. He knew that this was not what he wanted to do with the rest of his life and that there was more out there for him besides driving a fork lift. His father in-law, at the time, was a Captain for the local fire department and helped Doc get a job there. Darrell hadn’t thought of being a fire fighter, but he knew that it was a lot better that driving a fork lift....   [tags: Cancer, Lung cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy]

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The Negative Effects of Marine Pollution

- We wonder why our marine animals are now more fastly dying off, but we do not take in considering our actions. This world is made up of 7 billion of people with more than half owning cars. We are slowly fading away our marine animals. We become unaware of the affects we create in our ocean. We don’t take in consideration that the great grandchildren, the great grandchildren’s children cannot see the beautiful creations we once saw when we were all children. The views at the beach where we’d look beyond measures down the ocean to the sunset and seeing the dolphins will not be guaranteed to these future children....   [tags: environmental issues/concerns]

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The 's Treatment Of Marine Animals

- Marine animals such as dolphins and belugas are utilized for entertainment and experimental studies (“Beluga Research”). This remains a major problem because keeping marine animals in confinement for human purposes is a violation of animal rights to live freely from human use, regardless the type of treatment that the marine animals are receiving. In this paper, I will argue that we ought to reject Immanuel Kant’s notion of treating marine animals such as whales or belugas as a means to human ends due to their lack of rational capacity because Kant fails to properly account for marginal cases including infants who also lack the rational capacity, but they are treated as an ‘end’ in themselve...   [tags: Morality, Human, Ethics, Rationality]

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The Effects of Pollution of Marine Life

- Research from the University of California San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography said that species in the ocean consume a projected 12,000 to 24,000 tons of plastic every year in the Pacific Ocean (Nall, 2014). Pollution of recyclable materials in the oceans is one of the leading causes of why some marine species are nearing extinction. Many authors of articles and books analyzing this topic tend to agree that pollution of our oceans is a problem. The future of this problem is where their ideas tend to differ....   [tags: environmental issues]

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The Negative Effects of Marine Pollution

- The perpetrators of the ocean are not aware of the negative impact they are having on the ocean and the marine life that inhabits it. Marine pollution is the cause of materials entering the ocean and harming the marine life as well as the water. Marine pollution has been going on since the beginning of time. As time has gone by the problem has been helped by many organizations and federal governments taking action with this cause by adding laws to try and protect the oceans from many harms. Most people are just now realizing how bad the situation is and are taking little yet not enough effort to help the situation. The history of Marine Pollution goes way back to the early human life but t...   [tags: waste, noise, animals]

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Lean And The Marine Corps

- Lean and the Marine Corps Lean is a thinking process focused on the entire system. The physical assets and human resources found in a system and how they can be better employed will be discussed and an understanding of the Lean methodology will be gained. The Marine Corps and the entire Naval Aviation Enterprise cannot afford to run business with the current system. We have struggled for years running the business as usual and we cannot get where we want to be due to many factors. We have insufficient budgets to perform the required activities under the current policies....   [tags: Marines Army Military Essays]

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Sexual Assault in the Marine Crops

- ... The report found that service members in their first year of enlistment, those between the age of 18 and 24, and in the pay grade of E-1 through E-4, were most at risk. Perhaps the most sobering statistic is the estimate that approximately 80% of sexual assaults go unreported. To a Commandant utterly committed to the wellbeing of his Marines, to a General that, for 39 years and counting, lives by the mantra of engaged leadership, the disheartening reality of these crimes is that Marines are committing these crimes against their fellow Marines: 96% of the perpetrators are military personnel....   [tags: harassment, investigation, leadershop, career]

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The Life of a US Marine

- ... Everyday a man screams him self blue in the face to make them a trained killer, teaching them the most valuable assets, so they can come home to their the loved ones. This all a very complex process and nothing feels better than finally receiving that Eagle Globe and Anchor and earning the title, United States Marine. That sense of accomplishment and self-gratification cannot ever be measured by mathematics or science because it’s personal and differentiates from man to man. The Fleet After you become a Marine and get your specific job training you are sent to a duty station, which you will call home for approximately the next three to four years....   [tags: Deployment, Enlistment, War]

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Marine Engineers and Military Workers

- ... You must be able to give clear instructions and explain difficult concepts when leading teams of professionals on projects. ME’s and NA’s must employ ops analysis to create a design that will perform the ship’s functions and then be able to employ skills of critical thinking to expect and fix any mistakes before the ship is built or set to sea. ME’s and NA’s must also be able to meet with clients to discuss their needs for ship systems. Engineers must also be able to discuss progression with clients to keep redesign options open before the project gets too far for them to fix it....   [tags: career choices and opportunities]

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Plastic Pollution On Marine Ecosystem

- Plastic Pollution on Marine Ecosystem Human activities are responsible for the increasing decline of the world 's biological diversity. In the oceans, activities such as over-harvesting, pollution, introduced species, habitat fragmentation, and habitat destruction can be a major threat. One particular threat by human impact that continues to harm marine life is plastic debris pollution. Plastic pollution contributes to around 60-80% of marine debris. These debris can reach the ocean in various ways such as disposing by merchant ships, left behind by beach-goers, or river and municipal drainage systems....   [tags: Plastic, Ocean, Oceanography, Pelagic zone]

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A Marine Describes The Battle Of Guam

- “We Need to Exterminate Them,”: A Marine Describes the Battle of Guam in an article written in 1944 around the World War II. The article is written to give an insight into the extreme and brutal battle between the Americans and the Japanese. In contrast, the article titled, Interview with Dr. Kenneth Clark, is a detailed transcript of nineteen interview questions regarding Dr. Clark and his wife’s research on the study of segregated minority children. The research was transpired during 1954 through 1965 and the interview was co recorded on November 4, 1985....   [tags: World War II, United States, Racial segregation]

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The Mission Of The Marine Security Guard

- Diplomatic Security is represented throughout the world by a Regional Security Officer (RSO) in every U.S. Embassy and Consulates. The RSO provides a range of services to U.S Citizens, the U.S private sector, and foreign law enforcement organizations, protects the U.S embassy or consulate, its personnel, and information. The mission defines what the state department considers its most valuable assets, the Marine Security Guard also have a mission which also correlates with that of the RSO. The Mission of the Marine Security Guard is to provide protection to mission personnel and prevent the compromise of national security information and equipment at designated diplomatic and consular facili...   [tags: Security, Access control, Physical security, Risk]

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The Effects Of Metformin On Marine Species

- There is little published work on the impacts of metformin on marine species, with the majority being based around freshwater species of fish, indicating a need for further research in the topic. Neimuth et el., (2014), investigated Vitellogenin (VTG) expression in fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) exposed to 40ug/L of Metformin for a 4 week period. Higher VTG protein levels and an induction of VTG mRNA expression in the liver were noted for males treated with metformin. However, no hormonal or reproductive changes were observed, although this could be due to the short length of exposure....   [tags: Sex, Male, Zebra mussel, Mussel]

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The United States Marine Corps

- Wars have many battles. However, battles do not always lead to war. Marines courageously serve in our nations wars. Their ability to win battles allows our nations to deal with threats quickly without making the situation more dangerous than it already is. Since the year of 1775 the Marines have been the number one branch of the military called upon first. Their ability to execute the most rapid, effective, and efficient military response to disputes anywhere in the world, makes them one of the most respected branches of the military....   [tags: history, military]

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Protection Of The Marine Ecological Environment

- Ocean, which a small alter can be influences our lives, biological cycle and even the whole ecosystem. If our marine biodiversity environments keep destroyed seriously, our ecological system would be continually menace. Over the decades, multiple countries indicate that protection of the marine ecological environment is the worldwide issue we should concern about. Through the humans’ development, the International Environmental Public Goods (IEPGs) are the major incentives to increase and maintain the economic growth market....   [tags: Public good, Externality, Market failure]

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`` An Ambulance Driver And A Marine ``

- The Great War highlighted new beginnings for Americans, such as the uses of propaganda to not only persuade men to enroll, but to encourage women to work in place for their husbands. The response to propaganda was successful because the countless posters inspired men to enlist in the army and fight for their country. Before the war, men imagined themselves as heroes, and women over romanticized the war. American men did not realize how brutal the war would be until they were in battle and experienced it firsthand....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Artillery]

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War Experience in the Marine Corps

- September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the United States of America. I was in high school at that time and remember witnessing everybody in a panicked state. I was listening on the car radio as my dad was driving me home from school. The radio broadcaster was describing the event unfold as there were further attacks on several locations. I was naïve and did not really comprehend the magnitude of the situation. I was a video game addict, a truant in school, and was apathetic about my education. I did not know what to do after high school....   [tags: Narrative, Army, Terrorism]

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The Effect Of Algae On Marine Ecosystems

- Fresh and saltwater are both dependent upon algae for both oxygen production and the fact that algae offer a source of sustenance for many zooplankton and small species of fish. However, there are many types of algae that are detrimental to marine ecosystems. Especially when an algal bloom occurs, or when algae reproduce extremely fast. An algal bloom can exhaust oxygen stores and obstruct the sunlight needed by other organisms to stay alive. Certain forms of algal blooms may generate dangerous toxins in the waters in which they live....   [tags: Algae, Algal bloom, Cyanobacteria, Water]

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Marine Mammal: The Nawhal Monoceros

- The Narwhal, Monodon monoceros, is a social, specialized deep-water marine mammal characterized by a unique tooth growth protruding from the upper jaw. Narwhals lives along the coasts and rivers throughout the Arctic,characterized by icy ocean temperatures. Narwhals are usually found in groups of 15 to 20, but herds of several thousand have been seen in the Arctic waters since 1871. Regularly found eastwards from the Canadian Arctic to central Russia they have also been distributed throughout the Eurasian Arctic and in an especially high abundance around the oceans west of Cape Farewell on the east coast of Greenland in the summers and during the winter primarily in the Baffian Bay, and in t...   [tags: water bear, tardigrade]

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Environmental and Marine Conservation

- Saving marine ecosystems is an important environmental issue that biologists and scientists are studying today. This issue is frequently debated and addressed by several government and nonprofit organizations due to its important impact on human health and well-being. Global warming has complicated the issue because it is causing the oceans to warm up and carbon to be absorbed by the oceans. Reckless and indiscriminate human activity has led to the pollution of the oceans and a decline in the populations of marine animals worldwide....   [tags: money saving, global warming]

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The Marine Assault on Tinian

- Introduction Tinian is a small island in the Marianas group lying approximately 3,500 miles west of Hawaii and 1,400 miles southeast of Tokyo Japan. The island was discovered by Ferdinand Magellan who landed on the island of Guam first in 1521. The island remained under Spanish control for centuries. Tinian remained under Spanish control until the Spanish-American war of 1898, when the American cruiser USS Charleston entered the harbor in Guam to claim that island. Spain took notice at the end of the war and sold the remaining islands of the Marianas to include Tinian to Germany....   [tags: Battle for Tinian]

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Marine Environment: Values of Mangroves

- ... These nurseries support many commercially-caught fish and crustaceans by acting as an environment where many open-sea fish can come to feed and breed undisturbed. Economical values Many of the fish that spend their early lives growing up in mangroves end up in the seas, and are often caught by fishermen either recreationally or commercially, benefiting both sides. By acting as feeding and breeding grounds for these commercially-caught fish, healthy mangrove environments aid in maintaining a healthy stock of fish to be caught and sold on the market....   [tags: coastline, ecosystems]

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The Antioxidant Of Marine Algae

- Antioxidant. Marine algae have long been regarded as a rich source of natural antioxidants due to their remarkable adaptability to drastic environmental changes and ability to quench free radicals without severe photooxidative damage (Ngo et al., 2011). The antioxidant activity of bioactive peptides (Table 4) has been attributed to a high proportion of hydrophobic amino acids such as leucine, valine and proline (Sheih et al., 2010). Heo and Jeon (2008) reported enzymatic extracts showed higher inhibitory effects against lipid peroxidation and hydrogen peroxide-induced DNA damage than commercial antioxidants....   [tags: Amino acid, Protein, Acid, Nutrition]

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What is Marine Pollution?

- What is Marine Pollution. Marine pollution is the adding of toxins and harmful chemicals into the ocean, not only is it chemicals but it also plastics. North Carolina is now ranked the 3rd out of 30 states in beach water quality. Runoff from storms and irrigation carries pollution from parking lots, yards, and streets directly into waterways that lead right to the ocean. In 2010, North Carolina reported 240 coastal beaches, 114 beaches or (48%) of which were monitored NRDC looked at the percent of monitoring samples that exceeded the state’s daily maximum bacterial standards In 2010, 2% of all reported beach monitoring samples exceeded the state’s daily maximum bacteria standards....   [tags: harmful chemicals, water quality]

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Marine Mammals in Captivity

- Imagine a warm day in February, a day that you have been waiting for forever, to see a majestic sea mammal, an orca (commonly known as a killer whale). The show was called “Dine with Shamu”, the orcas were doing amazing tricks and splashing the kids in the front row. After the show was finished, you make your way under the stadium to get a picture with the star of the show, Tilikum. As you wait for him to show himself, a siren goes off and sends everyone into a panic. You look at the crystal clear pool behind the glass, and see Tilikum dragging a women’s body down to the bottom of the pool....   [tags: Sea Mammal, Orca, Killer Whale]

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Marine biogeochemistry in Indonesia

- Introduction This essay have objectives to specify the trend topic in biogeochemistry study and elaborate the development of this study specially in Indonesia. The main goals are to determine the opportunity of biogeochemistry research in Indonesia marine waters and define the new focus in oceanography study. The essay itself is presented in the following outline. The first part is the discussion about the world trend topic in biogeochemistry using bibliometric study. The next part is discussed about study of biogeochemistry in South East Asia and surround....   [tags: oceanography study]

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Marine Animals: The Manatee

- ... Then the single calf will stay the mother for least 2-3years. Twins are rare for manatees. All manatees species are at risk or threatened, lardy due to over hunting, habitat has several characteristics that are unique among mammals. Manatees are vulnerable to the cold. The manatees are safe under in alliance constitution by the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Manatee numbers decrease throughout the last century, usually because of hunting pressure. Now, manatees are at risk. After all they are protected by constitution, they deathly face threats....   [tags: endangered species]

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Saving the Marine Life

- Title Review of Literature Of all the debris on the ocean’s surface 90% is plastic. That is 46,000 pieces of plastic for square mile (Bowermaster, 2012, {online}). The plastic in the ocean is eaten by marine life and is harmful to them. Learning more about which plastics are the most environmental friendly can help save marine life. Plastic is found almost everywhere, some example plastic bags, bottles, razors, shampoo bottles, and much more. “To humans, these are items of comfort, if not necessity....   [tags: debris, plastice, ocean]

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Marine and Environmental Sciences

- “Wherever water goes, so do I.” This quote from my interview with Susan Myers quite effortlessly sums up everything I have felt when searching for my future career. Our oceans, estuaries, and other bodies of water are an expansive, astounding part of the planet that humans have not yet fully explored. Each day we find new amazing creatures, chemicals, and processes. With such potential for massive discoveries, any scientific mind understands my attraction to this field. This is why I would like to go into marine or environmental sciences and be someone who takes data on various ecosystems or a conservationist like a park ranger....   [tags: biology, college, career, environment]

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Interview With A Marine

- The Few the Proud and the The Brave. Timothy Durham A corpral in the United States Marine Corps Considers himself to be a example of what the Marines exemplify. "I am a Marine to the heart 100%." Timothy joined the Marines at the age of twenty three, in search of a better lie for both himself and his daughter. He felt like the Marines would be the best route to not only developing him into manhood but also providing him with the best "possible benefits". "I wanted To be a better person and open up doors of oppurtunity for myself....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Marine Technician

- Choosing the right career can be difficult for some. There are many things someone should look into when trying to choose their perfect profession. A person has to look at the profession and see if it fits their skills well. Also do they enjoy the jobs compensation and tasks. Luckily for my school I had to take a mandatory class that helped me choose the right technical program which lead into the perfect job for me. The marine technician career is the best fit due to its salary, job availability, daily tasks as a technician, and training it offers because they all apply to my hobbies and interests....   [tags: ]

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Career: Marine Biology

- Marine Biology is what I would like to study. I want to become a marine biologist because I want to discover new species. I want to go to the 70% of the ocean that has not been discovered. Marine biologists also get to go travel to different places. They not only get to seethings underwater which not many people get to see, but they also get to see places on land which not many people get to see. Marine biologists are also interesting to me because they get to swim for most of their work day. I love the water and swimming....   [tags: Job Description, Benefits]

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Marine Environments

- In marine environments, the geographical distribution of species is usually larger than the dispersal ability of individuals who compose it (Knowlton, 1993), so that over time populations can differ genetically by isolation by distance : those nearby towns will be more similar than those more distant populations (Bossart & Prowell, 1998, Poulin et al., 2001). However, there is no single cause and set the general limits of distribution of species, why in the last decade there has been a growing interest and defines the ecological and evolutionary processes that affect the distribution of these groups animals....   [tags: Biology, Species]

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Rhetorical Analysis : ' The Marines '

- Put into another form, “[The Marines] pour forth with the poignant power of superb human beings doing what they believe is truly righteous. There is grace and magnetism in the way these clean-cut kids hurl themselves out of planes, surge through forbidding terrain and leap with awesome fortitude over one barricade after another. The ads use sophisticated psychology to lure today 's peace-loving young adults into our "humanitarian" military.” (Kronstadt, 2014). It’s through these images and power attached to words and amazing propaganda that gets youth to dive into the world of war with the Marines....   [tags: United States Marine Corps, Marine, Royal Marines]

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Marine Pollution And Its Effect On The Environment

- Marine Pollution The key to reducing and eventually eliminating marine pollution is for everyone to be aware of the detrimental types of marine pollution, which are nutrient loading and sedimentation, sewage and human non degradable waste, and petroleum Nutrient loading and sedimentation are two types of marine pollution that are quite similar. Nutrient loading is caused by the runoff of agricultural land and urban areas. The runoff from the agricultural lands are fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals used in crop production....   [tags: Water, Water pollution, Petroleum, Ocean]

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The History of the United States Marine Corps

- The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces whose sole purpose is to provide an assault force from the sea and to be the initial strike force of the United States Military. The USMC is currently under the Department of the Navy but is recognized as its own branch of the military. The USMC has served in every major war since the Revolutionary War in 1775. (Corps, History and Heritage-Our Purpose, 2014) The USMC’s Core Values, or ethics, are taken very seriously and have been that way since their beginning....   [tags: values, ethics, US military]

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Endangered Marine Life

- The endangerment of marine species has, is, and will be a major issue for generation to come. There have been quite a few actions to help solve this issue since it first came about to the public’s attention. Non have been more affective that what started the movement, and will continue to advance the movement for those endangered species. Avocation of organization that defend and strengthen the Endangered Species Act, hold federal agencies and other accountable for their actions, advocate for private reservation with lack of funding, protect and restore habitats, and reduce threat to wild life....   [tags: environmental issues and destruction]

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The Process of Becoming a Marine Corps Officer

- The Marine Corps has been protecting America’s freedom and acting as a symbol of strength since 1775. The United States Marine Corps is a force for greatness, bound to the words liberty and justice, sworn to protect every American soul. Marines have battled on land, in air, and at sea for their country and many brave men and women have lost their lives in the line of fire. These brave soldiers are lead by intelligent officers who are strong leaders, quick decision makers, and possess great mental toughness....   [tags: ellite military forces]

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The Impact of Sea Otters on Marine Ecology

- Sea otters (Enhydra lutris) are marine mammals capable of spending their entire lives in water. Being carnivorous in nature, they feed on sea urchins, crabs, fishes, mussels and clams. They are referred to as keystone species due to their profound impact on marine ecology. The interaction between sea otters, sea urchins and kelp forests has been studied as a model of the impact of predator-prey interaction on community ecology. Sea otters are keystone predators, whose presence has a far-reaching influence on the marine food web by affecting the population of sea urchins in particular, and kelp forests & other marine organisms in general....   [tags: Ecology ]

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Potential Importance of Viruses in Marine Ecosystems

- Introduction Viruses are the most abundant organisms in the sea, with approximately ten billion in every litre of sea water(1, 2). Viruses are very small at generally 20-200nm, and have a simple structure consisting of genetic material with a protein coat, and sometimes a lipid envelope(2). Due to their simplicity, viruses rely on exploiting living cells and using the host’s cellular machinery to replicate(3). Irrespective of their size, viruses have been found to have a significant influence on many ecological processes and biogeochemical cycles in marine ecosystems(2, 4)....   [tags: ocean ecology]

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