ANSWERS TO SOME FREQUENTLY
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In financial transactions a few types of Riba could arise, namely, riba al-qard, riba al-nasa or riba al-Quran. It so happens in Islamic societies that traders and bankers tend to circumvent explicit payment of interest through other subtler means. Taking congnisance of this loophole, Islamic scholars have identified ribas such as riba al-fadl and riba al-buyu, so that the faithful would be forewarned of forbidden commercial practices.
Washington D.C.
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The District of Columbia and the city of Washington are coextensive and are governed by a single municipal government. Washington D.C. has a municipal government and a mayor; however Congress has the supreme authority over the city and district, which results in citizens having less self-governance than residents of the states.
Over-Population
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By 1927, the human population had reached 2 billion. Ever since, the trend in human population growth has shown a steady increase. If the growth continues as such, the
Climate Change in the boreal forests
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establishes that Northern pines and spruce were established in the south started to move northward about 18,000 years ago due to ice age getting milder. It has been established now that since last ice age, the geographic range of plant species and tree in North America has
protecting refugee women from the sexual violence in refugee camps (sexual violence against refugee women)
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In general, the occurrence of sexual violence results from disrespecting human rights. With sexual violence come pain, trauma, shame, depression, and lack of function in the society (Jenny and Correa-Velez 2010, p.90-110). Furthermore, refugees face many difficult
Push and pull factors in Syrian migration.
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Syrian households are known for their peace loving nature and most of the residents of major cities were shocked when bombs came flying into their neighborhood. Today, the Syrian crisis is a disgrace
Natural hazard in Japan
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Also, because of the topographical, meteorological and geographic conditions of the country depending on its location of existence it is highly subjected to many natural disasters. The natural disasters are always extremely catastrophic
Remote Sensing Project
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Drones assist scientific researchers in the topic of remote sensing because the do not involve human pilot. They are able to observe the earth
Energy Policy Position Paper: Fracking
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One way towards achievement of this proposal has been promotion of exploitation alternative sources of energy and use of natural gas. However, there still persist challenges encountered in the fracking
Hazardous Geographical Environments
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This technology has specifically proven effective in contour mapping processes. Lidar uses three forms of light. These are near infrared, visible light and ultraviolet. Through these lights, the technology is able to eliminate a wide
Family Heritage
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My grannies had spent their lives in the region for more than sixty years whereas my parents had occupied the area for about twenty-two years. My parents had set up a business to support the family after my sibling was born.
aging population in Japan
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An increasing aging population indicates a huge number of elderly people, longer healthy life expectancies as well fewer numbers of the working populace (Lutz 34). The effects of an aging population may be hard to predict but they
How do you envision the city of the future?
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Among one of the many holistic innovations that are being discussed and planned for is the adoption of the cities of the future. The whole concept about having a city of the future is aimed at providing sustainable and comfortable living. According to Eberl (2011), another
Egypt
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While the anthropologist-cum-physician at the University of Texas strives to provide realistic explanations to his argument, he fails to provide realistic solutions and deliberately
Spatial patterns in Okinawa
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The island is located between the Kyusyu and Taiwan, including the major cities of Asia such as Taipei, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Manila and Tokyo that are said to be occupying part of the Okinawa Island. The island population had engaged in exclusive cultural activities such as textiles, arts and customs performance and potteries which basically contributed in the overseas trade.
The Evolution of Colonial and Neo-Colonial Power
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The author examines the evolution of finance as an indispensable element of colonialism. The powerful financial interests that backed colonialist initiatives in the 19th and 20th centuries did so out of the same deadly combination of greed and nationalist fervor that drove most of the era’s most prosperous states in the race for empire.
Los Angeles: New Face from Cultural Transformations
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The purpose of this research is to investigate the following: historical implications of Los Angeles (LA), cultural dominations and emerging transportation systems of the city, rising intensity of commutation demands, LA’s transportation during the 20th century and the image of the city’s transport systems
Santa Monica Mountain Watershed
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Among these plants, some of them are very precious and are facing serious threat to their species. Some of these plants are also used as ornamental plants in the house. And also The Santa Monica Mountain Watersheds are the one of the Transverse position in Southern region of the California alongside the shore of the Pacific Ocean in the U S.
C̫te d'Ivoire Outline & Report
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Despite being regarded as the top cocoa producer in the world, the country seemed to have a hard time making a leap. As compared to the other countries in West Africa, Ivory Coast possesses resources and developed infrastructure. But recent political problems as well as corruption and high poverty incidence have hindered any plans of growth.
History of Eastern United States Coast Barrier Islands
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Their formation results from the rising sea levels and their survival and existence are dependent on the hurricanes, waves and other storms. The eastern United States Coast barrier islands are important since they are the largest in the world and have undergone significant changes in the past years.
Uranium Mining in Western United States and its Effects
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Uranium Mining in Western United States and its Effects This research paper examines mining of uranium in the western united state. It seeks to reveal the multi faceted effects of uranium mining in the United States. Uranium Mining in the US started early in the 1898.
A comparison of the US investor visa and the Canadian investor visa
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This research is the best example of comparison of the United States investor visa and the Canadian investor visa. It help to understand why ethnic entrepreneurship emerged among the Chinese in Canada and the US and also the various aspects of transnationalism taking shape over a period of time with the blend of diaspora.
Principle Terrestrial Biomes
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Assessing a hospital’s performance management system will highlight the need for optimal internal evaluation and assessment systems. These are integral in ensuring high levels of employee and patient satisfaction and loyalty. The paper will examine existing motivating programs and the ensuing strengths and weaknesses.
ENVISIONING SPACE COURSEWORK 1: CRITICAL MAP REVIEW
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Incidentally, boundaries and land areas have been the source of bloody warfare and other catastrophic human problems throughout history. Maps, in the process, have but served as instruments of these situations. They guide the ones with power as maps were traditionally owned by them, while it barely represented those who have not.
Role of ECOWAS union in the socio-economic development of West Africa
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This essay seeks to ascertain whether the establishment of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has helped or hindered the economic progress of the countries involved, with particular focus on the socio-economic conditions of the populations in those countries. The effectiveness of this economic union is under careful examination.
Geography: Development, Inequality and Environment
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Officially occurring between 1998 and 1999, it is believed that nearly 1 million residents were displaced during this period of time. Promoted by members of NATO as the first ever ‘humanitarian war’, it resonated Western media on a daily basis for many months, with much criticism towards the lack of co-operation from Milosevic, and the actions of NATO themselves.
Water shortage in place of Abundance.
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Despite the fact that the Middle Eastern region represents almost 6 percent of the total world’s population,the region only owns less than 1 percent of the world’s overall water resources.In fact,statistics reveal that the demand for desalinated water is growing at an average annual rate of over 7 percent in the Middle Eastern countries which almost the double of the global average
Modification of microclimate by urban development
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Modification of microclimate by urban development Lausanne is also recognized for its nature of sports and culture that are issued high profile in the Olympic city (Clarey 78). Lausanne has a tremendous charming setting the main reason that makes the International Olympic Committee to stick there ever since 1914 when it was established.
Ground invetigation in South Florida and Hong Kong
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This study looks into ground investigation as an activity that involves below ground assessment, generally, the process involves sampling, boring and a number of other tests on the soil to either establish its strength and compressibility or identify some other soil features which are likely to influence a particular construction project or site directly.
Climate Change in Boreal Forests
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The study tells that the changes in Boreal forests and its direct relationship with global warming have been discussed and debated by researchers since several decades. Various experiments conducted in this regard, clearly point to the fact that the Boreal forest range has and still is undergoing changes in the soil composition, flora and fauna, and temperature due to climate change.
Meteorology Concepts, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, And Flooding Summary.
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Hurricanes Typhoons and Cyclones are one of the most destructive elements of nature in as much that they have the potential to wipe out entire settlements spanning across cities and towns. The average hurricane has speeds up to 500 kilometers per hours strong enough to lift 20 pickup trucks and throw them 2 to 3 miles away.
THEORIES OF LATE CAPITALISM AND THE WORLD SYSTEM
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David advocates for restoration of Marxist and social class methods for criticizing the world capitalization. On the other end, scholars associate Francis with rise of neo-conservatism in the US and the world. In spite of their contributions, both of them have one problem in common: failing or omitting to address ecology and politics (Harvey 40).
Human Geography Analysis
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At present the maximum population growth rates are in Africa and the chances are high the population could triple over the next 90 years. But, there are programs and strategies to nourish the world. For instance, one of the nations the world's improvement authorities have taken as an experimental bed is Malawi which is one of the poorest nations.
Applied Case Study report for Transnational Geographies
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Economic studies or cultural studies related to a specific region or country is widely influenced by transnational migration figures and hence there is increased interest among researchers and academicians to keep tabs on the migration statistics. Broadly transnational migration can be categorized as internal or domestic migration, international migration and refugee movements (Newbold, 2010).
Effects on ground water from leaking underground fuel tanks
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Leakage of the USTs have proved to be a matter of serious concerns particularly in countries like America, where several states have recorded such contamination and their harmful effects in the environment. Toxic materials like gasoline and oil that may cause cancer and other harmful diseases in humans and animals are held and used by the USTs.
Jeddah, Saudo Arabia: Spatial realities of rich and poor neighbourhood
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Spices were among the leading products at the market when the sea port was declared by Caliph Osman Ibn Affan as entry point of Muslim pilgrims who travel to Holy city of Makkah and Madinah. The influx of tourists from international communities was crucial in the development of established cosmopolitans there (Jeddah Urban Observatory , 2011, p.
Analysis of Green Space and its Accessibility in AL-Madinah City, Saudi Arabia,
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Moreover, green spaces facilitate sport and leisure activities. In reference to the ecological benefits green space absorbs and expels pollutants from the environment, by acting as an urban heat sink thereby protecting urban biodiversity.
Borderlands: Pakistan and Afghanistan and how they are applied to the Durand Line
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The paper also looks for elucidating the significance of the Durand Line at its impact upon the development of diplomatic relationships between both these countries. The paper will also discuss the nature and scope of negotiations held on the conflict between the two countries at different diplomatic levels, and will explore the raising of the issue at international platforms including the UNO, OIC, SAARC and others, if any, and their subsequent outcomes.
The Evolution of GIS
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According to the report the development highlighted the capabilities and importance of the system today in an increasingly information-consuming society. This aspect revealed the changing roles of GIS in the past two decades. It underscores an expansion of GIS demand expanding beyond the purely professional and scientific requirements.
Deforestation in the Amazon Rain Forest
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25). Moreover, the rainforest stores over 80-120 billion tons of carbon annually, which plays a crucial role in stabilizing the climate of the earth. In fact, it has been named as the “lungs of the planet” since almost 20 percent of the Earth’s oxygen is produced through the Amazon Rain forest.
Scope, potential and benefits of urban farming and its importance to local communities in US
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In human history, there has never been a time like this when humans have come so close to severing their bonds with nature in the mad race of so-called progress and development. The consequence of the agrarian human settlements gradually turning away from this productive sector and engaging with industrial and commercial activities that do not directly maintain a link with nature, have been manifold.
Negative Impacts of Coal and Clean Coal Technology
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With the time sea level rised and engulfed the vagetation forming layers over it. The plant fossils were then covered by mud and sand through the process of sedimentary. As the burried tress got suitable temperature and protection from air they slowly and gradually transformed in to coal.
Coal to Liquid Technology.
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Coal is a resource that is both cheap and plentiful. However, there have been concerns related to it effects on the environment. These concerns aside, the demand for energy is increasing everyday and some countries either do not produce oil or do not produce it in sufficient quantities in order to satisfy local demand.
Pekin City as an Economic Center
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All these differences amongst the cities are not formulated with external facts of nature. Instead, they are caused by hundreds of millions of individual assessments, each providing opportunities for new jobs, earnings, associate, and living costs. However, what constitutes the relation of the different individual’s decision to comprehensive outcomes we see in the cities?
Spatial Differences of Rich and Poor Neighbourhood in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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. Spatial Differences of Rich and Poor Neighbourhood in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Abstract Saudi Arabia, the oil rich nation is transforming quickly from a traditional country into a modern society. But, the gap between the poor and the rich keeps widening day by day.
Land Use Effects on Water Quality at Different Sites along the River Ribble
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In turn, the cities established on the banks of the great rivers polluted them and changed their course. But the river remains the same, still washing along all the obstacles thrown in its way. All over the world, many organizations and NGOs try their best to protect the rivers in their natural form.
Using G.I.S to predict coastal floods as a result of global warming in the UK
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There have been severe floods in the United Kingdom since 2000, which raised an alarm that there might be frequent harsh environment in the future. Other example of environment disaster that may have happened since 2000 include millennium floods in 2005, Hellmsley flood at North Yorkshire, in 2004 there was Boscastle storm.
Geographies of disease/health - Annotated Bibliography
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(1999). Emerging infectious diseases: Public health issues for the 21st century. Science, 284 (5418), 1311-1313. This journal article provides valuable information on the global public health issues in the wake of the new millennium. Sue Binder (Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London) and her team have considered infectious diseases to be the most important area of concern in the context of global public health.
role of geography in shaping life and evolution
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Since the industrial revolution when man gained the ability of large-scale mechanization, wanton destruction of nature had been commonplace in the building of cities, denuding of rainforests and polluting of water resources. Only recently had due concern be given the preservation of geographical conditions for life.
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