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    The Peary Expedition as Allegory in Ragtime

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    novel. The novel is filled with great dreams, sweeping visions and grand hopes. The general tone of the era and the American Dream are represented in the exploration of the Arctic. The North Pole represents the seemingly unattainable, and the search for it the great striving for dreams. The hardship and great difficulty of arctic exploration exemplify the romantic ideal of infinite striving. Even the accomplished Houdini is impressed with the grand scale of Father’s trip. This magnificent undertaking

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    Oil Drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Refuges

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    Refuges America Should Reject the Oil Businesses Plan and Permanently Protect The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, comprising more than nineteen million acres in the northern corner of Alaska, is unique and one of the largest units of the National Wildlife system. The Arctic Refuge has long been recognized as an unparalleled place of natural beauty and ecological importance. The Arctic Refuge was established to conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitats

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    Shell In the Arctic

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    A race is underway for the Arctic by a new rush of 21st century pioneers. With icecaps melting, all eyes turn to the Arctic in the hopes of exploiting newfound opportunities. With many existing oil reserves facing depletion, the Arctic is thought to be the final frontier for fossil fuel development. It is estimated approximately 13% of the world's undiscovered oil (90 billion barrels), and 30% of the world's undiscovered natural gas1 lie offshore in the Arctic. Shell, just one of the of the many

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    America Does NOT Need to Drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Thesis: If the United States is going to choose to conserve energy responsibly, then our government's energies should not be focused on developing oil in the ANWR, but rather on the topics of conservation through higher fuel efficiency standards in vehicles and by developing alternative energy sources. Conservation, fuel efficiency and alternative energy sources are the solutions that will lead us to a long term and sustainable

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    America Must Drill for Oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a very controversial topic. On one end you have the people who want to drill for oil to help out our economy, and on the other end there are the environmentalists and the Alaskan natives who do not want their land destroyed. Our economy needs help; oil prices keep rising, gas prices have reached an all time high, and America is depending too much on foreign trade. Drilling

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    Opening up the Alaskan Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Many preconceived notions exist in the realm of environmental policy. Decisions are constantly made that effect human health or environmental integrity in order to reap great economic benefits for the many. Often these choices compromise the role of human beings as environmental stewards of the planet. It is my attempt in this paper to outline the development of a very controversial part of the proposed comprehensive energy policy: the

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    of the 1970s, the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. Since the 1970s, one solution offered to reduce our nation's dependence on foreign countries for oil has been opening up drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Proponents say that drilling in ANWR would make the United States more self-sufficient in the area of energy, while at the same time not doing excessive damage to the environment of the area. Opponents of drilling

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    struggle are the research, the reward, and the result. One question most people would over look in this situation is where would you start? First things first how is Canada going to lay claim to the fact that any oil they find is rightfully ours if the Arctic is so vast and no real boundaries are drawn. Also don’t think for a second that Canada is the only one up north looking for oil. We have to compete with four other countries; Norway, US, Greenland, and Russia. Russia who has jumped out to an early

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    new temperatures than those of the southern region. The... ... middle of paper ... ...ice caps of Antarctica and the melting of the ice provides less land for them to live on. Lastly are the seals. These creatures survive on the ice caps in the Arctic region and with the ice melting, the resting grounds for the seals are being removed. And, similar most of the other animals, a seal’s food is water-dwelling creatures and the rising temperature kills a large part of that food’s population. Article/Reference

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    ISP Journal

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    I have recently finished reading the second third of the book titled “The Pole” written by Eric Walters. This book is about a young boy named Danny who is on an adventure of a lifetime. I had finished reading up until Danny and the crew reached Cape Sheridan and started to unload from the ship. The last part that I read was when the Danny and Captain Bartlett were making their way to the camp site and Danny fell through the ice. I was on the edge of my chair as soon as I read that Danny fell through

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