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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.

comparison of Detroit and Cleveland

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Once considered as a suburb, the city is now left to old technology when placed in juxtaposition with other cities that were once rural. The tile has been turned and Detroit now lies behind cities in Spain and China, with their improved transportations. On a comparable state is the city of Cleveland which is considered as the ‘shrinking city’ because of its declining economy.

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).

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dr. Zhivago

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It has volcanoes, snow-capped mountains and an extensive coastline. It is a country with a wide range of natural resources, including major deposits of natural gas and other minerals, arable land and fresh water. Because it is located in the most northernpart of the Earth, winters in Russia are severely cold while summers are hot and dry.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Assess whether orthophotos are a suitable substitute for a traditional line map

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If the photo is taken with the camera precisely facing the center of the earth, then the projection is in vertical perspective and when taken from other positions the projection, it is a tilted perspective projection. Projection from a 3D surface to a 2D medium is generally of two types - central perspective and parallel projection.

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.

Natural Sci 3

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This paper's purpose is to test the effectiveness of one of these herbal methods of repelling insect, the pandan plant, and try to test if this method is an effective way of keeping cockroaches away from your food, clothes, or your rooms and home. This paper will use scientific type of experimentation in order to determine the effectiveness of the pandan plant and will record its findings and present the data in an ordered and graphical manner.

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?

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).

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.

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.

Deep insight of how Vietnam / Vietnamese are portrayed in movies (using the concept of "Othering" and "Orientalism)

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Imaging and creating the other through observation and others .” (Class notes) With this broad and intriguing definition, a film maker has lots of choices to make in terms of how s/he chooses to represent a particular culture. The film maker is free to use his or her own imaginative geography in creating what will be perceived by others.

Relationship Between Land Use and Transportation in European Cities

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In other words, we don’t have land areas for wastage. A substantial portion of the land areas is used for constructing roads and other transportation facilities in most parts of the world. Huge increase in the number of automobile vehicles caused traffic congestions and the expansion of transportation facilities is inevitable everywhere.

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.

ATC and Dispatch

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He or she has to ensure prevention of flight from coming close to each other, its organization and smooth flow of flights without any hindrance. In many aircrafts there is an inbuilt “collision avoidance system” preventing aircraft from coming close to each other.

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.

Earth's Lithosphere

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Aqua life has also been under depletion over the years as fish die at alarming rate. Furthermore, the levels of water in seas and oceans have increased in unexpected way. In addition, hurricanes, El Nino, and typhoons have posed serious loss to the world in the general.

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.

The Berlin Conference of 1884 and Africa

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Colonization was the immediate effect that followed the conference and it left lasting economic, geographical, social and political effects in the African continent. Introduction Three centuries before the Berlin conference, African continent had largely remained unexplored territory in Europe and the western countries.

Tampa Urban Development

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The changes are in the form of local, provincial, national, and even international in range. A number of changes occur due to several natural calamities, for example, earthquakes or flow of air and other changes happen due to human activities such as agricultural growth, resource mining, water resources improvement, and urban development.

"GIS is Dead. Long live GIS"

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2005). GIS happen to be a worthy tool in the pursuit of natural sciences, social sciences, medicine, engineering, geography, business and planning because of the very dint of it including physical, economic, biological, demographic and cultural data and information (Cheema 1993, p.

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.

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

Women rights in Brazil and Egypt

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Women Rights in Brazil and Egypt. The first region I would like to describe is the Arab Republic of Egypt. Ancient Egyptian culture that lasted for about three millennia, eventually paved way for Roman and Greek victories. This was followed by the period of Christianity and eventually Islam became the religion of the region.

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.

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.

Sustainability Project Spain

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Construction of a building has enormous impacts on the local environment through the various human activities involved in the construction of a building. The local ecology has largely been changing over time, due to the influx of buildings.

Mt saint hellens

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The wind’s high speed is the core cause of the deaths and damage on nature, people, economy and structures. Hurricane Andrew occurred in United States amid August 16 and 27 1992 (Harper 93). It hit American during Atlantic Hurricane season and marked as the second severe disparaging in the US account nearly for a period of 30 years.

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.

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.

Select one country from the list below and evaluate the contribution that remote sensing could make to measuring and monitoring

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The MDGs thus provide a universal framework for countries to implement relevant programs within their communities and ensure the realization of a common goal. In terms of numerical benchmarks, the MDGs hope to cut levels of world poverty by half and promote inclusive efforts to accommodate more people into the global economy.

GIS is dead: long live GIS" Discuss

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Since the human community is directly influenced by the changing seasonal climatic variations, the function of GIS in weather forecasting is prominent in the detection and estimation of unfavourable changes in weather conditions. GIS is the most reliable system that can be used in the field of exploration of landscape maps for the purpose of crime-zone detection and early identification of vulnerabilities to the society caused by human interference.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Geology in Hawaii.

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An essential part of geology is the study of how materials of the earth, organisms, processes and structures have modified over time. Geology in Hawaii imposes on the human beings vastly more than most individuals realize or acknowledge. Some areas are good for farming, while others are not, and some places have important resources, and others are.

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.
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