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Improving sustainable development of oil and gas in the Niger Delta in Nigeria

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The most widely used definition refers to sustainable development as the development that addresses the needs of the present generation without compromising future generations’ ability to meet their own needs (Worila, 2007, p.153). What makes sustainable development hard to specifically define it in a particular way is the fact that the needs of a society vary across regions and they are hard to specify at one given point in time.

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.

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.

The Settlement Patterns and Living Conditions of Irish Migrants in the United States, And Canada in the Nineteenth Century.

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The Settlement Patterns and Living Conditions of Irish Migrants in the United States, And Canada in the Nineteenth Century. Most of the immigrants moved to the USA because it was economically prosperous and land of opportunities. This paper aims to tackle the settlement patterns and living conditions that the Irish migrants in the USA and Canada.

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.

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.

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.

How effectively does Hourani use Ibn Khaldun?

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They both trace political advancements that took place in the Arab region during and after the advent of Islam, and study the social, cultural, and religious factors that affected the regional politics. In this context, it is noticeable that Hourani, in his analysis of the politics of the Arab world, was greatly affected by the political theories of Ibn Khaldoun.

How do the global challenges of energy, water, land, population, etc. relate to the current and future challenges of European ci

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In other words, sustainability of human life on earth may become a big challenge in future. As in the case of other parts in the world, Europe is also facing severe energy, water and population related problems. This paper analyses the major problems associated with energy, water and population facing bay Europe at present.

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

energy security and energy securitization

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At the same time, the human needs for energy cannot be ignored. In countries with an extremely high population, such as China or India, allocating and securing energy could be considered as the most critical concern of the local governments. It should be noted that the distribution of energy sources worldwide is not equal, meaning that there are countries with high reserves of various forms of energy, or high potentials to produce energy, while for other countries the access to energy is problematic (Muller-Kraenner 2008).

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.

Alabama and Wyoming: A Comparative Study of the Two States

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Both the states have been geography transformed due to different human activities. However, they follow different patterns of change. Alabama has predominantly agricultural industries, while Wyoming has become a mining hub.

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.

Should Whaling be Banned?

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Whaling is a controversial activity, which involves the hunting of whales in order to benefit from its products such as meat, oil and baleen among others and which should be banned completely. This is a practice, which dates back to approximately 5000 years ago in places such as Korea, Norway, Japan, and Iceland among others (Healy 25).

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.

Discuss the factors between Denmark and Solomon islands that responsible for increased and decreased growth rates within populat

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The head count is done over a defined period of time e.g. a decade and the results compared with the previous data. In the comparison, a deduction is then made as to whether there is an increase or decrease in the population growth. These population trends are different with regard to the economic status of a country in terms of income per capita (Caselli, Wunsch and Vallin 2005).

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.

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.

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.

United Technologies Corporation

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United Technologies Corporation This is a case study set out to analyze the case of United Technologies Corporation which is in the business of running a program of compliance and global ethics. This is a case study set out to analyze the case of United Technologies Corporation which is in the business of running a program of compliance and global ethics.

Critically Evaluate the Evidence for the Mode of life, Behaviour and Ancestry of the Pterosaurs (flying reptiles)

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Researchers’ believe that pterosaurs were the first creatures on the history of creation, to fly. Their evolution approximately matched that of their close relatives, the dinosaurs. They both belonged to the late Triassic period. Even so, the pterosaurs advanced and gave way to bigger forms in the Jurassic and cretaceous.

proof reading

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There are many questions that come to mind about Kurtz; if he is a normal person, a respectful man, or is he a god? One of the interesting things was when they wanted to hang a man to set an example for others and when they said, “Anything--anything can be done in this country” (32).

360 Degree Feedback

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[Writer’s name] [Professor’s name] [Course title] [Date] Question 1 360 degree feedback is a strategic initiative. Just like an organization goes for reorganization, business process reengineering or a radical change, 360 degree feedback also requires careful planning and judicious implementation process.

Demographic Transition

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“The demographic transition has enabled economies to convert a larger portion of the gains from factor accumulation and technological progress into growth of income per capita” (Galor, 2010), which helps stabilize the overall economy of the nation. Primarily, a demographic transition model consists of four different stages.

Plate Boundaries and Earthquake Featurs

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Iceland a divergent plate boundary Maps of Iceland Map of Iceland showing the Mid-Atlantic Ridge Introduction A divergent plate boundary is a place where two tectonic plates move away from each other leaving behind a gap. This action results in deep rifts allowing magma to rise from the top most mantles and seek to cover the rift (Vander, 1992 et al.).

Hurricanes Geography Research Paper

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Pushed by the trade winds, the disturbance becomes a spinning mass of thunderclouds growing as warm moist air sweeps in below the low pressure void. Due to the earth’s Coriolis Effect, the cloud mass always rotates counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere.

Psychology Bsc

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Through the process of perceptual learning, laboratory results suggest that language could change color perception. THE RESEARCH People tend to see bands or categories of color. However the rainbow is a continuum and its light varies according to wavelength.

Legal Aspects of Safety and Health

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However, in the real world it is difficult to know what can go wrong and that which can qualify as a violation. Preparation will therefore be of huge assistance in case such a visit by OSHA officials is to happen. In the case provided where my plant manager is away and the supervisor is currently busy and stressed, unannounced inspection is tricky.

Data analyses & Findings

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This college was selected for the purpose of the study as the researcher has access to the management authorities and permission to conduct the study could be obtained. The questionnaires were emailed to the students through the college admission manager’s office.

South Africa Research Paper

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The republic of South Africa is located at Africa’s southern tip and has a 179 mile of coast strip. South Africa has nine provinces and borders Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique, while enslaving Swaziland. There are eleven recognized official languages in the country, with Afrikaans and English, affected by South African influence, originating from Europe.

Case Report, Warner brothers.

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No predictions in terms of consumer preferences or competitors planning to produce and market the same movie can be made. Also, whatever data has been captured by the marketing teams about target audiences, their preferences and movie watching habits; no one can decide as to whether big-event large projects would hit the market or to go with less expensive ones to mitigate the risk.

Introduction to Terrorism

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The main reason behind determining some specific definition of terrorism includes the difference of opinion and variation in the criteria the `communities maintain while defining the acts of terrorism; as act, committed by an organization is taken as terrorist offence by the rivals, though the same one is regarded as a sacred and patriotic performance by the offenders.

sainsbury's analysis and valuation

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It generated ?595 million PBT in 2010, with a market share of up to 16% (J.Sainsbury FAQs 2011). 2- Sainsbury’s online which delivers food to homes. 90% of the houses in UK are in its range. 3- Sainsbury’s property that develops space for future that supermarkets with 297 freehold may need and rent for long term and 43 properties as joint arrangements to create a portfolio.

national

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Most noticeable feature of the success of the students of KIPP schools was that despite having special education status, bilingual status and other such learning impairment, the students do not claim any exemption and qualify the test with flying colors. The schools have demonstrated that children coming from under-privileged segment of society are equally capable of achieving academic excellence given the requisite motivation and chance to excel.

case study

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Carl Robbins is the campus recruiter at ABC Inc. He has been working for the company for six months, but his first recruiting efforts was just starting. In April Carl Robbins successfully recruited a class of promising students. Mr. Robbins assumed that the human resource process would go smoothly, but he was met with a variety of issues.

Strategic Marketing Management

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This means that HP is slower to cut deals compared to the other competitors in the same field. The major problem bedevilling HP is that there are so many layers of management divisions in the organisation such that it becomes difficult for the customers to know exactly the person they can approach if they want to buy something.

Critically discuss the ways in which technology has made globalization possible?

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These ideas may vary in dimensions and scope depending with the individuals at hand, their specific long and short term aspirations, the expected outcome of their interactions and the conditions necessitating the cooperation. The ideas may include views, opinions, sharing of business prospects and opportunities; aspects of culture such as social exchange, education and training, and other socially motivated activities that can in one way or another help integrate individuals from different geographic, economic and social divides.

The role of humans in the global warming

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Documented evidence from scientific organizations around the world are much in agreement that the earth has warmed by approximately about 1.4°F (0.8°C) over the last 100 years, with the hottest 25 years in history all occurring in the last 28 years (NASA par 8).

Top 10 Natural Disasters of the Year

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It has been observed that poor population of the world suffers more when any natural disaster strikes the world. Natural disasters especially floods have been the source of disrupting the lives of millions of people each year. 90 percent of the death occurred due to natural disaster that take place in the developing where poverty and lack of resources increase the suffering of people.

Marketing Questions

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The legal component relates to GAP’s compliance with various federal, state and local laws. Acting as a law abiding citizen ensures the credibility of GAP’s contribution to the RED program. The economic component includes GAP’s continued success in being as profitable as possible, to maintain its commitment to the RED program.

Wrong Site Surgery

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Wrong Site Surgery: Case Analysis The identification of surgical errors, as in wrong site surgery, involves legal and ethical issues that may threaten professional practice of health professionals and stable reputation of affiliated institutions. Although several texts emphasized that reporting such errors is part of health personnel’ moral responsibility, the reality is that health teams protect their own, hence, medical and surgical errors are kept hidden most of the times--unless the wronged patients come forward to reveal clinical negligence in the open.

GEOGRAPHIES OF SUSTAINABLE FOOD?

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This is because our global food system is already strained beyond limit where further straining would most probably be disastrous. The purpose of this paper will be to discuss challenges facing global food sustainability amid the ever rising world population, safety food production sustenance and the general debates surrounding food production systems (McDonald 17).

Population Control and The Origins of the 3rd World

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The theory on the population of humans becoming double after every twenty five years, thus enlarging at a geometric ratio while the production of food enlarges at an arithmetic proportion, an therefore, human population will at all times surpass the supply of food.

Watersheds

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Name: Instructors name: Course: Date: Watersheds Mississippi watershed is found along Mississippi river which flows in the United States of America and the river emerges from western part of Minnesota and it flows towards the south at 4,070 km towards the delta of the Mississippi river.
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