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Greenpeace History
Greenpeace History
Greenpeace History The year 1996 is a year of celebration for greenpeace. They are celebrating their 25th year anniversary. Everything startde in 1969; Members were part of the ‘’Don’t make a wave’’ committee in vancouver. This committee was founded by Jim Bohlen. He was a forty-three year old American and was a composite-materials researcher. Another founder of the committee was Irving Stowe; he was a Philadelphia lawyer. A jew who had joined the Quaker religion. Paul Cote, a canadian lawyer i
Schlesingers Canon Vs My High Schools Canon
Schlesingers Canon Vs My High Schools Canon
Schlesinger’s Canon Vs. My High School’s Canon In school, whether it be at the high school or college levels, there are usually lists of books thought as being essential reading. Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.--a Pulitzer Prize winning historian--calls this list in his book The Disuniting of America, a canon or canonical literature. A problem exists with this canon, at least Schlesinger claims there is. He states that the canon is being used as an instrument of European oppression enforcing
New Zealand first appeared about 140 million years ago during the Meso
New Zealand first appeared about 140 million years ago during the Meso
New Zealand first appeared about 140 million years ago, during the Mesozoic Era. This landmass gradually eroded until about 80 million years ago, when sea floor spreading started and the Tasmanian sea formed. However, it wasn't until 10,000 years ago when the land formed the shape, as we now know it. The oldest rocks in New Zealand are approximately six-hundred and eighty million years old. These rocks were found on the west coast of the South Island. Although, at one point in its history, New
THE ART OF BODY PIERCING
THE ART OF BODY PIERCING
THE ART OF BODY PIERCING There are multiple body art forms in the world today. The art of body piercing has a colorful history that spans many centuries. (History) As a relatively new trend all over the world it represents a new area of interest. Though body piercing is controversial these days, the opinions are divided. The opposition states that rebellion insights body piercing while the practicians say that it brings personal fulfilment. Supporters sustain that body piercing should be viewed
Hawaii
Hawaii
Hawaii Out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean there lies a chain of islands called Hawaii. The isolated location of the Hawaiian Islands has caused the people who live there to develop a highly unique culture as well as a fascinating history. Hawaii is situated near many different countries such as Japan, the United States, and the group of islands called Polynesia. Because of this, the island’s ethnic background is very diverse. Its location relative to other very large and powerful nations has
Tattooing
Tattooing
Tattooing En. 1301.203 10 August 2004 Tattooing is a very interesting work of art that is surrounded by controversy, because there are so many stereotypes, risks, and fashions that go along with it. Even though this art form has many risks involved, there are many people in this world who feel that they have to live life on the edge and they will do anything for a rush. Tattooing to some people fulfills this rush no matter the outcome they might see from it. Just to know that this form of art st
Hawaii
Hawaii
Hawaii Hawaii is made up of 122 islands located in the Pacific Ocean. It is more than 2,000 miles from the U.S. mainland, this string of islands extends for some 1,600 miles. Its total land area, however is only 6,450 square miles-slightly larger than the state of Connecticut. The islands are divided by geographers into three groups: eight main islands in the southeast, islets of rock in the middle, and coral and sand islands in the northwest. All of the islands were formed by volcanoes located
Tahiti
Tahiti
Tahiti Dear: Vacationer I am glad you have chosen Tahiti as your vacation spot. I think you should have some history on the island. Tahiti was discovered in 1768 by French explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville who claimed the island for France. Here are facts on the island. The size of the island of Tahiti is 1036 sq.km. The island is consisted of two circular, uneven parts. The total population of Tahiti’s island is 130,000 people. The capital city of Papeete has 23,555 people of that populat
Sea Turtles
Sea Turtles
Sea Turtles Defining the geographical range for a population of sea turtles in the ocean is difficult. Sea turtles are highly migratory animals, and the life histories of all the species exhibit complex movements and migrations through geographically disparate habitats. By virtue of the highly migratory behavior of the adult turtles, and the shifting habitat requirements of post-hatchlings and the populations of sea turtles are difficult to track because of the national boundaries, such as the
Pacific Explorers
Pacific Explorers
Pacific Explorers Andrew Sharp claims in his Ancient Voyagers in the Pacific published in 1956 that the Pacific Islanders did not possess the necessary navigational and sailing technology to deliberately navigate the distances between islands of the Pacific when colonizing these islands. He claims colonization was random and accidental. However, more recent studies from 1972 on of Pacific navigation suggest deliberate navigation and colonization was possible and did take place. These studies hav
He Westward Spread Of Inca and Egyptian Culture
He Westward Spread Of Inca and Egyptian Culture
he Westward Spread Of Inca and Egyptian Culture The second half of the twentieth century has seen many changes in theories concerning the mode of colonization of the islands of Micronesia, and the rise of the Inca Empire, with it's striking similarities to Egypt. In the past, it has been suggested that Asians had worked their way through the Pacific, over a period of thousands of years. It was believed that each island group had formed independently, and that the residents, while they were of t
HISTORY
HISTORY
HISTORY Early Explorers Spanish, Dutch or Japanese explorers may have stopped at the Hawaiian Islands as early as the 1500’s. But the rest of the world did not hear of the islands until Captain James Cook of the British Navy discovered them on January 18, 1778. Captain Cook named the Hawaiian Islands “The Sandwich Islands” in honor of the Earl of Sandwich who was the first Lord of the British admiralty. The island people treated Captain Cook very well because they thought he was a god. In l779,
Melville Herman 1819-91 American novelist a major literary figure whos
Melville Herman 1819-91 American novelist a major literary figure whos
Melville, Herman (1819-91), American novelist, a major literary figure whose exploration of psychological and metaphysical themes foreshadowed 20th-century literary concerns but whose works remained in obscurity until the 1920s, when his genius was finally recognized.  Melville was born August 1, 1819, in New York City, into a family that had declined in the world. “The Gansevoorts were solid, stable, eminent, prosperous people; the (Herman’s Father’s side) Melvilles were somewhat less successf
Age of Discovery
Age of Discovery
Age of Discovery In this essay I would be comparing and contrasting the European explorers and the Polynesian voyages. The Eurpean explored for the three G's. The three G's were God, Glory, and Gold. The European voyagers took God everywhere they went. The took God to the New lands that they discover. They bring missionaries to spread God to the new lands that they discover. Some of their instruments that they used were the compass, astrolabe, and the sextant. The compass was used as a navigati
James Cook was a British naval captain navigator and explorer who
James Cook was a British naval captain navigator and explorer who
James Cook was a British naval captain, navigator, and explorer, who explored the sea ways and coasts of Canada. He also conducted three expeditions to the Pacific Ocean, ranging from the Antarctic ice fields to the Bering Strait and from the coasts of North America to Australia and New Zealand. James Cook was the son of a farmhand migrant from Scotland. While he was still a child, his father became the foreman on a farm in a neighboring village. He showed signs of an inquiring and able mind an
Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific In Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific, the main theme is racial prejudices. The two main characters, Emile de Becque and Nellie Forbush are faced with these problems as they attempt a relationship. Two other minor characters, Lt. Joe Cable and Liat, are faced with the same dilemma. Both Nellie and Joe Cable have a hard time copping with their own racial prejudices; Joe loves Liat, yet cannot marry her because she is Tonkinese ; Nellie loves Emile, but c
Australia
Australia
Australia Executive Summary There are many components to a successful organization, among them is a steady flow of innovative products that are consistently produced to high standards, available to customers when and where they are needed, and backed with diligent service and support. We will demonstrate the viability of capturing a significant market share of sunscreen products Down Under. We will inform you of our unique market entrance plans, our unique product and its marketable attributes.
The Majesty of Nuuanu
The Majesty of Nuuanu
The Majesty of Nuuanu The Majesty of Nuuanu: On the island of Oahu, at the farthest reaches of emerald-garbed Nuuanu Valley is the Nuuanu Pali there's a place you can visit to enjoy dense green forest, spectacular mountain-to-ocean views, and a piece of Hawaiian history. Nuuanu is an area located on the southeastern part of the island and pali is a Hawaiian word meaning cliff . -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Miscellaneous [Paper Title]: T
Volcanoes
Volcanoes
Volcanoes By Tricia Severson 2nd hour Science 4/30/98 A volcano is a vent, or opening, in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases and ash erupt. The word also refers to the form or structure, usually conical, produced by accumulations of erupted material. Volcanoes occur mainly near plate tectonic boundaries and are especially common around the Pacific basin, called the Pacific Ring of Fire (see Plate Tectonics).    Humanity has long been awed by this powerful force of
Ancient civilizations
Ancient civilizations
Ancient civilizations Introduction Now it is hard to see the beautiful night sky. Because of pollution that the human race made but long long ago when there was no pollution you could see the night clearly. Ancient people drew pictures of the stars that looked like things they had seen on earth. But more importantly they noticed that the moon and stars changed shape and position that’s how the first calendars came about they told you about the position of stars and the position and shape of the
The History of Surfing
The History of Surfing
The History of Surfing Surfing is the ancient art of riding waves. No one knows for sure when surfing began; however, many surf historians accept 400 A.D. as one of the earliest verifiable periods people were riding waves (Parker). On what all historians do agree is where surfing began. Surfing originated in the Hawaiian Islands practiced not only by the common man but also by Kings and those of noble birth. Legends describe the worship of seagods, surfing heroes, and respect for the sea's power
Definitions
Definitions
Definitions Amoral-Lacking moral sensibility; not caring about right and wrong. Paradoxically-A statement contrary to received opinion. Aspirations-A strong desire for high achievement. An object of such desire; an ambition. Heathen- One who is regarded as irreligious, uncivilized, or unenlightened Contemporaneous-Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time Extremities-The outermost or farthest point or portion Peculiar-Unusual or eccentric; odd. Abstinence-The act or prac