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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).

The Role of Food - Its Production and/or Its Price in Determining Human Population Well-being.

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The role of food production and food price is to influence the human population’s well-being. The research focuses on the three authors’ discussion of the population’s well-being. The researchers focus on the three authors’ insistence there is a direct relationship between poverty and population growth.

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.

The end of Peasantry: The disintegration of Rural russia

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Many developed nations, as well as developing ones, are currently finding themselves faced with challenges of sustainable development and are concentrating on how to resolve such issues (Dando 43). Additionally, many authors and publishers have also come up with books regarding these social issues affecting present day individuals as a way of sensitizing them and creating awareness.

Discuss the history of the oil industry in the Middle East, including North Africa.

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The analysis gives focus on the issues that led to exploitation of the oil deposits, the problems encountered during the period, the events following the extraction of oil and the future perspective of the oil industry in these sections of the countries. It also relates to emerging trends in the industry and the relationship between the oil companies from the centuries of discovery up-to-date.

Do older tourists to Bulgarian coastal resorts (Sunny Beach) participate in more varied activities than their younger counterparts do?

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A group five geography student sought to conduct a research on activities taking place in the Bulgarian coastal resorts Sunny Beach. The topic question seeks to show a correlation that exists between elderly people and young people participating in varied activities in costal areas, specifically Sunny Beach.

Palestine and Israel crisis and its effects on U.S. Arab relations.

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Palestine and Israel Crisis and its Effects on U.S. – Arab Relations. This paper is aimed at analyzing and evaluating the U.S. – Arab relations in the context of Palestine and Israel crisis. The prolonged hostilities between the Palestinians and Israelis have created considerable international tensions.

Zheng's Contribution to World Regional Geography

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This essay is concerned with the exploratory voyages of Chinese Muslim Zheng He, and why this did not lead to Chinese hegemony. It considers the differences between these expeditions and those of other medieval explorers such as Vasco de Gama, and how Zheng He’s achievements are now being interpreted.

THE 2012 FLOODING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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Some times the damage caused by these natural calamities is huge depending upon the intensity of such hazards. These disasters leave long lasting effects on economics, health and environment. The 2012 flood of South Australia was also a big natural disaster that caused huge losses.

Summary of chapters between the two editions compare and contrast

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The later book is the second edition of the initial one. This context compares the geomorphology chapter as brought out in the two books. It looks at both similarities and differences of the concepts of geomorphology in the two books. Similarities The Chapter of geomorphology in Foundation of Modern Geography outlined the concepts of physical land forming processes and environment such as mountains, hills, rivers, oceans, lakes, and mapping among others (Gaile and Willmott 1989, 36).

Earth Science

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These herbivores are then consumed by carnivores, such as humans. Upon death, these carnivores are decomposed by microorganisms into simpler compounds that can be utilized by the producers by nourishment. Geographers look at organisms in terms of how they are distributed on Earth.

How does the relative distance traveled by food products impact the price of those food products?

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..7 Interpretation and Analysis………………………………………………………………8 Conclusion and Evaluation……………………………………………………………..10 Recommendation……………………………………………………………………….11 References………………………………………………………………………………12 Appendices……………………………………………………………………………..14 Introduction Food stores sell their food products at different prices.

the impact of climate changes in the near future

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In every field of biology and ecology, environmental impact has become a matter of research. A number of reasons are attributed to this frenzy towards gaining an idea about the future. Policy makers need to appease people about the future, as well as make and implement certain policies, which will try saving the environment.

Human Trafficking Case Study

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Many people are trafficked to various countries; among them include Europe, Canada, and the United States among others. The trafficked people are taken to these countries for sexual and labor mistreatment. Girls and women are the highly vulnerable for the trafficking.

Sustainable Urbanism in Europe Essay Questions

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Similarly, a description of the effects of climate change, policies and directions the country puts in place to manage climate change while being innovative will be provided. Multi – modal Transport System in Europe The foundation of sustainable urbanism in Europe depends majorly on multi – modal transportation systems.

Please provide a specific example of climatic variability from the past (before 1950), "present" (1950-2015), and future

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During Joseph’s stay in Egypt, it is said that he interpreted the pharaoh’s dream of the seven healthy cows being eaten by seven sickly cows to be the coming seven years of plenty followed by the impending seven years of famine (Genesis 41). Though there are still a lot of other stories that show climatic variability throughout centuries, few have been recorded especially with the back-numbered writing abilities of earlier generations and the preservations of which.

Ecological impact assessment

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The environmental and ecological impact on ski-resorts has become more and more visible over the years. Its repercussions are now being felt and hence measures to prevent harmful human activities which interferes with the natural environment, must be taken.

The Evolution of Colonial and Neo-Colonial Power after world war II

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France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and other European players on the world stage had for decades covetously eyed under-developed countries in all corners of the globe, each jealous of that greatest and most successful of all imperial powers, Great Britain.

European free trade zone

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European Free Trade Association (EFTA) was established with intent to provide a free trade zone for its member countries. This paper will describe the history of European free trade zone and the crises it confronted. History of European Free Trade Zone The first European free trade zone was set up with the formation of EFTA on 4th January 1960 at the Stockholm Convention.

Data preparation and network analysis

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Data preparation, therefore, takes two courses. Firstly it is conducted using qualitative methods such as field studies and questionnaires or secondly, through extensive review of the available research from different data sources such as scholarly articles and books on GIS.

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.

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.

Pollution of River Ganges.

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Pollution of River Ganges. River Ganges in India has been termed as the insignia of spiritual cleanliness by millions of people in India for over two millennia. The River Ganges originates in the Himalayas and moves up to 1600 miles of the South Asian plains until it finally flows into the Bay of Bengal via Bangladesh.

Sub-Saharan Africa

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Correspondence concerning this research paper should be addressed to [Student’s First and Last Name], Department..., University of..., [Address] Contact: Sub-Saharan Africa Travels Serengeti The beginning of my travels through the Sub-Saharan Africa took me across the Serengeti region, which, with its vibrant ecosystem, is one of the most important and diverse parts of the African environment.

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.

Climate Change in Boreal Forests

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The changes are believed to have occurred due to the change in global climate and precipitation levels, over the years. Although it is highly difficult to predict with accuracy, the exact change in forest areas, which can directly be attributed to climate change (Lucier et al., 2009).there are various evidences based on empirical research on the subject and other available literature, which is discussed in the following sections.

The impacts that Nationalism has on any country

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It provides a shared sense of culture, values, achievements and ideals. It is a powerful tool for uniting people together under one banner and their combined force and energy can be steered towards one direction. Such influential force can only be positive if channelized for achieving positive goals otherwise it can be very dangerous and can lead to conflicts.

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.

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.

Cities and Social Difference

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In this particular review essay, I draw upon urban social research to illustrate the relevance and utility of the spatial analysis in the cities, by focusing on dimension of class, race, gender and sexuality. I present a conceptual framework for analyzing intersection of the landscape, social difference and social inequalities.

Edward Tufte put forward a series of principles for visualisations

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The effectiveness of such a website largely depends on the original design and the arrangement and presentation of graphics to the audience. Poor presentation of graphics would meant that such visual aspects fail to communicate effective messages to the audience, and the targeted audience would not be motivated to maneuver through various elements of the graphic representation or to grasp the presented information.

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

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.

Air Pollution

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To monitor and improve the air quality environmental agencies have been conducting comprehensive air-pollution monitoring and modeling over the last decades. Although these monitoring have helped to identify the potential unhealthy levels of air quality at specific areas, and the air quality in general has been improved for the past few years, air quality in some areas (such as Houston) fails to meet the Clean Air Act goal (Heidi et al., 2 - 20).

Borderlands and Borderlands: Afghanistan and Pakistan provinces and tribal areas

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The area is highly inaccessible due to the terrain as well insecurity because of insurgency and militias operating in the area leading to the creation of a safe haven for terrorists. Consequently, the region has come under global scrutiny because of the unique problems it poses to international security.

Napoleon III & The Rebuilding of Paris

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He admired how they were able to build a glorious kingdom, as Napoleon describes it, “a city of marble” (p. 3). Rome was indeed a glorious jewel, the center of the then civilized world. Napoleon wanted to rebuild France and make it resemble the glory that was Rome.

National Ward Level Classification

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“National ward level classification essay” Student enter the Name and Code Number University or College Name of Professor 7th February, 2012. 1. Introduction In this assignment, I have explained the 2001 population census of UK by focusing on the national ward level classification.

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.

Globalization in the Contemporary World

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The eviction of people at that time was done under the name of environmental conservation. As an example, persons were forbidden from encroaching into forests and others were evicted from land within the East of Africa for the purposes of creating parks. This was in the far past.

Ground investigation in USA and HK

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Certification of laboratories in South Florida and Hong Kong. Ground investigation procedures in South Florida and Hong Kong and the advantages derived. Reference list. Introduction Ground investigation is 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.

San Francisco Peaks

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It was because the geologists could not understand the entire formation and how these odd-shaped peaks could emerge from plate tectonics. Many volcanic theories were reviewed but none of those existing models could help or prove this type of mysterious formation by volcanic erosion.

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.

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.

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta

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This affair was detailed in the book, The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: a Muslim traveler of the Fourteenth Century (2004), written by Ross Dunn. Overview The Adventures of Ibn Battuta is a comprehensive chronicle of Ibn Battuta’s travel. It provided a vivid narrative of the traveler, who, in his journeys and personal observations, have collected and recorded vast knowledge on the institutions, governments, locations, personalities not just of the Islamic world but also other countries during the fourteenth century.

Principle terrestrial biomes

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Bawa, Kamajlit S. and S. Dayanandan. “Global Climate Change and The Tropical Rain Forest” Northeastern Naturalist 6.4 (1999): 473-485. This is a journal article that covers the Tropical Rain Forests Biome. The article begins by explaining how incredibly important the genetic density of the tropical rain forests, not just for ecological and conservation purposes, but for humans as well.

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.

Geographies of disease/health- What is a "global city?"

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Some of the major criteria that helps emerge a Global City are the: Economic, Political, Socio-cultural and infrastructural aspects. The Economic Aspects involves the headquarters of global conglomerates, stock market activity, global trading hub (exports and imports), huge purchasing power of local consumers, and robust revenue growth across various sectors of business.

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.

Huichol Indians

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In their native language, they call themselves wixalika meaning “prophets” or “healers” CITATION Lat \l 1033 . Nothing is stated for sure about their history. Some sources state that “in the pre-Columbian times the huichols were originally Guachichil from the desert around Zacatecas and San Luis Potosi and were part of the chichimec culture”.

Access and Accessibility

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Fully-developed and efficient green spaces are those that provide great degrees of accessibility when we exclude the effects of traffic and other mitigating factors such as economic barriers. It, therefore, goes without saying that less-developed green spaces offer relatively low levels of accessibility.
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