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The United States Coast Guard and National Defense

- The Coast Guard (CG) is the nation’s smallest armed service and most misunderstood armed service. Most Americans know the Coast Guard is the nation’s premiere lifesaving service. Some may even know that the Coast Guard is the nation’s oldest continuing sea going service. While the Coast Guard falls under the UCMJ just like the other four branches, and often works side by side with them especially the Navy; The Coast Guard is usually trained for a very different mission than their DOD counterparts in times of peace....   [tags: Missions of United States Coast Guard]

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Project Coast: South Africa’s Top Secret Chemical and Biological Weapon Program

- To protect the safety of the country and people of South Africa, those who hold authority or control in the decision making process sometimes are faced with making tough decisions. When it comes to South Africa, President P. W. Botha decided that to best protect the welfare of the citizens, a defensive measure must be established that was secure and efficient. The idea of such measures brought on an evolution of a secret chemical and biological weapons program which became known as Project Coast....   [tags: the project coast, basson trial]

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The Coast

- I stood alone on the washed, sandy, forlorn beach, as a rain squall was whipped out to sea by a cold, unfriendly nor’easter. In the short time the storm vented its fury on the east coast, it tallied property damage in the millions and claimed at least one life, a motorist who got out of his car to lift a severed power line off the roadway—a young father whose wife gave birth to twins only a week before. It was autumn and the day had been dreary since daylight, but the waning hours before night showed signs of color as swiftly moving clouds exposed patches of blue, orange and red....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Colonization Of The Gold Coast Of Africa

- During late 19th century colonialism in the Gold Coast of Africa, which was once controlled by the Asante Confederation, Europeans began to play an increasingly important role in society. In terms of slavery, the British presence was manifested in 1834 when they abolished slavery in their colonies. However, slave trade and concealed slavery continued due to the labor demands of producing and exporting palm oil, the new and high-demand commodity of the Gold Coast. It is in this situation that in 1876, Abina Mansah, a young, black woman who suspected she was wrongfully—and illegally—enslaved, escaped to the British-controlled territory of Cape Coast, taking her case to court to gain societal s...   [tags: Slavery, British Empire, Atlantic slave trade]

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Observing Tattoos At No Coast Tattoos

- When I first decided to observe tattoos I was not sure what I was getting myself into. I had an understanding of what tattoos were but did not know much else. I was scared that even though the artists had given me permission to come and observe, the client would not be okay with it, and if the clients were not okay with it, the staff would not be. In the end, everyone was more than willing to talk to me and let me observe and after the first day I felt comfortable returning to observe. While observing tattoos at No Coast Tattoos, I noticed several different types of relationships....   [tags: Tattoo, Tattooing, Tattoo studio]

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Historical Disasters For The Gulf Coast

- The purpose of this paper is to annotate ten sources that I will analyze for my final research paper. These sources focus on the following items: (a) historical disasters for the gulf coast, (b) the demographics and geographic for the area, (c) key issues for commencing the mitigation project, (d) key stakeholders, (e) types of communication systems involved in the disaster, (f) multi-jurisdictional responsive initiatives, (g) training and exercises, and (h) future directions for the community. By analyzing these sources, I will be able to develop and complete an in-depth research paper on focusing on Hurricane Katrina....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Mississippi]

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The Day Of The Mississippi Gulf Coast

- There is a time honored tradition on the Mississippi gulf coast during the fourth of July, and that is barbequing, watching the sunset, light bon fires, and lighting fireworks off on the beach. A couple of my coworkers invited me out this year to celebrate the fourth of July with them and all the locals. The three years that I have lived along the Mississippi gulf coast, I have always wanted to participate in this time honored tradition, but I never had anyone to attend it with. As we parallel parked next to the beach I noticed a line of cars stretching as far as the eye can see, people unloading their vehicles, children with uncontrollable excitement, and large piles of wood in the center o...   [tags: Beach, Sand, Fireworks, Sand art and play]

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Tsunami Threat Of The Oregon Coast

- This chapter first highlights the tsunami threats to the Oregon coast and introduces common elements of vulnerability in the Oregon coastal counties. The findings for each case study are then discussed. The three counties analyzed are Clatsop County, Lincoln County, and Curry County, which are located along the northern, central, and southern coast of Oregon. Each case is organized by thematic area, such as “problem recognition and personal responsibility,” representing the study propositions. A comparison of the cases follows....   [tags: Earthquake, Tsunami, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake]

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The Poverty Of The Ivory Coast Of Africa

- Instead of playing games with their friends, children in the Ivory Coast of Africa are kidnapped and forced into slavery, spending their childhood harvesting cocoa beans, the main ingredient found in chocolate. That 's right; your chocolate candy bar may have been made with child slave labor. Children in this region are kidnapped and forced to travel miles away from their villages. Most are under the false pretense that they will earn money; poverty is a big problem in this area. Once at the plantation, they are forced to endure an unimaginable amount of pain and suffering, working long hours and locked into shacks at night to prevent their escape....   [tags: Slavery, Africa, Atlantic slave trade]

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The History of Gatsby's Gold Coast

- Throughout history Long Island has become an important part of New York’s impactful past. From the creation of the Long Island Railroad to the post-war development of Levittown, Long Island has flourished into a truly remarkable place. Long Island has been referenced in many ways, but Long Island is most known for it’s setting in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald depicted New York City and Long Island, also known as “The Gold Coast”, as extremely vivid and lively in the 1920’s....   [tags: Long Island, F. Schott Fitzgerald]

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The Crack Epidemic On The Eastern Coast

- Silly Streets Let’s agree if we can, Nixon’s “war on drugs” didn’t do shit. I mean after all, many people believed he initiated the crack epidemic on the eastern coast anyway. Put the drugs there, take the jobs away, legislate harsher punishments especially for distribution. Nonetheless, today is December 13th, a freezing Tuesday evening in the five boroughs. Did I mention the streets are hot as shit right now. “Yo, Toro. What’s a drop with no drop. It’s fucking freezing man.” “He’s coming man.” “Of course he is T....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, George Carlin, Motherfucker]

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Japan And The East Coast Of Asia

- Japan 1. Locations and Geography: Japan is located on the east coast of Asia. It consists of over 6,852 islands with four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. Almost 80% of Japan’s population lives on Honshu Island. Japan is the sixty-second largest country based on the area measurement, and it is comparable to the state of California. It consists of a coastline, which is 29,751 kilometers in length without any land boundary. The climate varies, with the dominant climates ranging from temperate to subtropical; it is possible for snow to be falling in Hokkaido Island and to have warm temperatures in Okinawa at the same time....   [tags: Health economics, Health care, Healthcare reform]

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The State Of Georgia 's Coast

- The state of Georgia was founded in 1733. The coast along the Altamaha River was not much more than just a tidal swamp and mud. The early Spanish settlers named this section of marshland Guale Territory. There was not much incentive to develop the coastal marsh lands because the original Georgia grant limited each family with 50 acres and prohibited the use of slave workers. Therefore, large plantations found in South Carolina and Virginia were not available to the Georgia Colony. Hofwyl-Broadfield is relatively new, historically speaking, because of Georgia’s long history....   [tags: Slavery, American Civil War, Georgia, Plantation]

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Coast Guard And Firefighting Plan

- Coast guard and firefighting plan People after high school should have a plan, well at least an idea. That idea will depend on the person and the person’s idea of what they want to do for themselves after high school. I am sure that no one’s parents will say to their kid,” stay home and not go to work”. Let’s say a person wants to go to the Coast Guard, well that is very vague and there are many things the Coast Guard offers. Let’s say they wanted to go to the Coast Guard but didn’t know how. Here’s how to get started....   [tags: Want, Need, WANT, Firefighter]

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Construction Along The Coast Of Dubai

- Before the islands were under construction along the coast of Dubai, many risks were analysed to understand if the project would be successful and to find faults before they would occur during the build. While many different problems were found and worked around to be minimised or removed entirely, the erosion of the shoreline was one that was not considering thoroughly at the beginning and started to show its true effect later in construction. Due to the nature of the shoreline, it was eroding before the islands were built (The National, 2010), cause the process to speed up to a rate that would start effecting building near the shore if it was not prevented....   [tags: Erosion, Beach, Term, Shore]

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The United States Coast Guard

- The United States Coast Guard does not include step parent adoptions under the Reimbursement of Adoption Expenses instruction. This oversight may have caused many of the blended families proudly serving in the United States Coast Guard not to seek adopting their step child due to legal fees and other expenses related to the adoption process. Allowing our members to utilize the adoption subsidy would greatly ease this great financial burden. The Coast Guard must include step parent adoptions to the Reimbursement of Adoption Expenses instruction....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Parenting, Cinderella effect]

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Soccer On The East Coast

- It has been said that when one gets injured, one doesn’t realize it until you look at the wounded body part. No statement is more genuine than that. An individual overlooks the details of how they got injured. The if, how, and whys are only noticed later on when you look back and analyze what had occurred. More often than not, numerous things are responsible. Could it be the slip and slide, the angle, or just a personal mistake. For some reason, I believe it was the first one, and that could justify why I’m scared of slip and slides....   [tags: Anxiety, Fear, Thought, Does]

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The Pirate Coast Book Report

- The Pirate Coast book has a lot of insight to early Americas struggle Tripoli. Barbary countries Morocco, Tunis, Algiers and Tripoli had been harassing ships and stealing their cargo and enslaving the crews for many years. Tropli was ruled by Bashaw Yussef Karamanli and he was unhappy with the lack of gifts from America. He ordered his Janissaries to cut down the flag pole at the U.S. consulate and declared war on America. Jefferson need to send a message that the United States had fresh ideas and refuses to pay tribute....   [tags: United States, American Civil War]

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The U.S. Coast Guard

- ... These missions are: 1) Port, Waterway and Coastal Security - Conducts patrols, gathers, and analyzes intelligence, and assesses vulnerabilities in order to deter terrorist attacks; also helps keep a consistent territorial integrity.2) Defense Readiness - Takes part in military operations worldwide, generally in support positions.3)Illegal Immigration Control - Uses ships and aircraft to intercept and detain illegal immigrants who are traveling by water.4)Search and Rescue - Maintains emergency-response stations and a communication system for helping those in distress.5)Aids to Navigation - Manages and monitors U.S....   [tags: ice operation, ocean, illegal activity]

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West Coast Early Warning

- The Japanese National Police Agency has confirmed 14,084 deaths, 5302 injured, and 13,511 missing due to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake (“Counter”). Japan has the world’s most advanced earthquake early-warning system that includes at least 1,000 seismographs scattered throughout the country. According to some reports, some people received up to a minute advance warning that a quake was about to start. Washington, Oregon, and California are in the Cascadia Subduction Zone that is overdue for a life altering earthquake....   [tags: Natural Disaster]

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Physical Fitness Test Of Coast Guard

- 1. A significant portion of the Coast Guard is not required to maintain any physical fitness standard. Requiring boatcrew members and law enforcement personnel to pass the physical fitness test; it puts a burden on the members for the extra time to maintain this standard. To change the current boat crew physical fitness test to a Coast Guard wide physical fitness test. It would benefit the Coast Guard and start to create a healthier lifestyle. The Coast Guard should require all members to pass the boat crew physical fitness standards....   [tags: Exercise, Physical exercise, Patrol boat]

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Physical Training and the US Coast Guard

- The U.S. Coast Guard is the only military service in the United States armed forces that does not require mandatory physical fitness training and physical fitness testing for all of their members. Because of this fact, there is a huge divide between those in favor of mandating physical fitness training and testing and those against it. Anecdotally, someone could conclude that without mandatory physical fitness training and testing your force’s fitness and weight compliance levels are going to be negatively impacted....   [tags: Military Science]

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Coast Community Enhancement

- • Longshore drift occurs as the movement of particles going in and out of the ocean causes these particles to move up and down the coast and beach. This movement forms the coastline at Point Peron. At Point Peron the longshore drift is heading in a Southerly direction, causing the particles to move down the beach as shown in the photograph below. The waves are coming onto the beach carrying particles of sand and small sediments such as shell pieces, which are deposited onto the beach before the water recedes....   [tags: cultural objects and improvement]

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Chemical and Biological Agents: Project Coast

- Project Coast was a ploy on using chemical and biological agents on the inhabitants of South Africa; tear gas was not enough for the Prime Minister at the time PW Botha (Gould & Folb, 2002). Botha employed Wouter Basson who headed the program. Basson used a couple of extremely lethal agents such as CX powder and mustard gas. The Apartheid government took aim at political rivals. Project Coast known for research, development, and deploy of chemical and biological warfare. Basson was known in many parts as Dr....   [tags: south africa, tear gas, mustard gas]

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The Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual

- 1. The Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual (CGHPM) does not have a physical fitness program that teaches proper exercise technique which safely allows members to strengthen from core to extremity. A need for itemized overhaul of chapters four and five within the CGHPM and replace it with the CrossFit Training Guide. Chapter four CrossFit training guide will replace chapter four Physical Fitness and five Nutrition and Weight Management of the Coast Guard Health Promotion Manual. Cost of a CrossFit Level 1 certification is $800 per person, the cost to use the portions or all of the CrossFit Trainer Guide is free....   [tags: Physical exercise, Obesity, Physical fitness]

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Food Networks on The Coast of New Hampshire

- The Seacoast of New Hampshire and the surrounding regions are full of a vast amount of local food resources. In my town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, people are making it their life’s work to spread awareness about the importance of locally grown food. The Seacoast Growers Association is one organization that has been holding farmers’ markets since the 1970s. Besides just working to make local food available on the seacoast, “…this Local Food Network also offers great educational and awareness building programs and promotes the importance of clean water, air and land to preserving not just our agricultural heritage, but also our future” (Seacoast Growers Association)....   [tags: Food & Drink]

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Tropical Depression Of The West Coast Of Africa

- A tropical wave emerged into the Atlantic Ocean from the west coast of Africa on September 30. It slowly began to organize during the next several days and by early on October 6, developed into Tropical Depression Twelve while located about 1,075 mi (1,730 km) east of Martinique.[13] Due to an anticyclone, conditions appeared favorable for significant strengthening, with the National Hurricane Center predicting the depression to be at least a strong tropical storm by October 9.[91] However, wind shear began undercutting the anticyclone,[92] which prevented any significant intensification.[13] Later on October 6, the low-level circulation became exposed to the west of the deep convection.[93]...   [tags: Tropical cyclone, Atlantic Ocean, Cyclone, Wind]

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I Am Walking Towards The Coast

- Introduction “I am walking towards the coast, and I see a group of people arguing. I cannot hear anything, but I can hear the tone of their voice. I know this is the Caspian Sea, but I do not know why because I know Caspian does not have any shore like this. I get closer to hear what are they talking about. It is about a girl and a boy ran away together with a boat... I am in a boat, moving towards the Willow tree curtain leading me to the other side, where I can see the Caspian’s horizon. They are on the other side, now I know this is not reality, it is a dream....   [tags: Dreaming, Dream, Sleep, Unconscious mind]

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German Coast Guard-Lost in Translation

- In business communication, messages are conveyed using several types of media to include the internet, radio, podcast, and television. In order to convey effective messages presenters must select a medium that is appropriate for their desired objective. They must also tailor the message for the audience, which reflects an understanding of the reader's concerns, and motivations (Carrero, 2011). In the video “German coast guard-lost in translation”, the director uses a combination of techniques to illustrate the importance of language and communication....   [tags: Business, Communication]

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The Mosquito Coast

- The Mosquito Coast The Mosquito Coast depicts the story of an unstable, antisocial individual whose unsubstantiable paranoia causes him to dramatically alter the courses of his and other peoples lives. The mans continual fear of a nuclear invasion by an irate, immoral country eventually this man to move himself and his family to a remote jungle area of Honduras where he planned to establish a utopian society of his own design. Some themes that are conveyed through this story are the ability of split-second decisions to dramatically alter anybody's life, and the inability of certain individuals to be able to mentally handle the stressful life of western civilization....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ghana: The Gold Coast of Africa

- Ghana: The Gold Coast of Africa The Gold Coast, now known as Ghana, is one of many civilizations of Africa. It was a British Colony until March 6, 1957, when it became independent as the State of Ghana. In 1471, the Portuguese invaded this area and became involved in gold trade, giving the region the name, The Gold Coast. They built forts to protect their monopoly of gold trade from merchants representing other nations. In 1642, the Dutch West India Company captured all Portuguese strong posts and they devoted their interests in slave trading rather than gold trading....   [tags: Geography]

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The Gold Coast after Gaining Independence from Colonialism

- ... Commencing before European colonization, the various chiefdoms fought to gain superior power over the other in efforts to stabilize and develop their status in the region. Muslim merchants that participated in the sub-saharan trade routes bought and sold gold, ivory, and pepper from the region which spread the idea that The Gold Coast contained a rich source of natural resources to Western merchants. The Gold Coast became popular when the Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, German, and English traders explored the West Coast of Africa beginning in the fifteenth century during the era of exploration....   [tags: African countries independence]

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Where Are The Coast Guard 's Mentorship Programs?

- Why are the Coast Guard’s Mentorship Programs under utilized. What caused past mentorship programs to fail. These are the questions our leadership  must address in order to help guide our shipmates towards success. Research proves that a successfully run mentorship program fosters personal and professional development within many organizations.  A few examples of prestigious companies who run world class mentorship programs are: General Electric, Google, Intel, Caterpillar and Cigna Financial Advisors; who matches each new hire with a mentor for the first 27 months of their employment....   [tags: Management]

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Case Study: The Gulf Coast and the BP Oil Spill

- 1 Case Study: The Gulf Coast and the BP Oil Spill About the Gulf Coast The Gulf of Mexico is bordered by five of the United States: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. It is also bordered by Mexico and is the location of Cuba. The gulf itself covers an expanse of 600,000 square miles and has a developed a circulation pattern for the waters (General Facts about the Gulf of Mexico, 2011). Water enters the Yucatan Strait, flows through the Loop Current, and exits through the Florida Strait (2011)....   [tags: ecological disasters, environmental science]

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Compare and Contrast of Mosquito Coast and Twelfth Night

- The novel Mosquito Coast and the play Twelfth Night both contain similar and dissimilar aspects to them. In both these works there are characters who through deception and trickery, are later enlightened to the truth. Themes of actuality and truth become quite apparent in these works. Though completely different written pieces (Twelfth Night with its comedic enlightenment, and Mosquito Coast with its serious "growing up" style enlightenment) are both comprised of the latter truth element where an inevitable realization of reality is reached in the end....   [tags: enlightenment, trickery, reality, truth]

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Memories of the Ivory Coast

- Memories of the Ivory Coast Many people have never heard of the Ivory Coast. It is a vivacious country in my opinion, having lived there and experienced some greatly memorable along with not so pleasurable moments. This West-African Republic was once a French colony where my grandparents and parents lived and immensely appreciated the exquisite quality of life. Unfortunately, this did not remain for very long after 1994 and the death of the long standing President Houphouet- Boigny....   [tags: Papers]

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Quality Of Water For The Coast Of Kasaragod District, North Kerala

- The study was carried out to estimate the groundwater quality along the coast of Kasaragod district, north Kerala. Totally forty five water samples were collected during month April 2016 to July 2016. The quality was determined based on the physicochemical parameters such as pH, EC, Salinity, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), Total Hardness (TH), Calcium (Ca2+), Magnesium (Mg2+) and Total Alkalinity (TA). The Physico-chemical parameters were analyzed by using APHA and WHO standard procedure. The results were compared with standards prescribed by IS 10500 (2012) and WHO (2006)....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Aquifer, Water pollution]

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The Emerald Coast Marine Electronics Key Personnel

- (6.1) The Emerald Coast Marine Electronics key personnel will primarily consist of the store manager who will have the three department heads directly reporting to him/her. Those department heads reporting to the store manager are sales lead, administrative lead, and the lead technician. (6.2) The Store Manager’s primary duties will include but not limited to the ethical running of daily operations ensuring that Emerald Coast Marine Electronics sets the standard for any business operating on the emerald coast area of Florida....   [tags: Sales, Customer service]

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Manifest Destiny to the West Coast in the United States

- During the years of 1845 to 1848, the United States was in the middle of a rapid expansion from the east all the way to what we know as California today. Manifest Destiny was a term that used to describe that the country will stretch from the east coast to the west coast. How “manifest destiny” applies is along the way to expanding towards the frontier, Mexico had a hold of the southwestern part of the country going from Texas and Arizona to as far as Utah and California. The state that stood in the middle between the rapidly expanding United States and Mexico, is Texas....   [tags: expanding, frontier, mexico, texas, government]

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Effects Of Overfishing Atlantic Cod on East Coast Ecosystems

- ... This increase has led to the decrease in the large-bodied zooplankton species (>2 mm) because this is what the shrimp and crab populations prefer to feed off of (Frank et al., 2005; Scheffer et al., 2005). Now that the zooplankton abundance isn’t as high, the phytoplankton population has increased, which is due to the reduced pressure being put on them by the zooplankton (Frank et al., 2005; Scheffer et al., 2005). Lastly, the concentration of nitrate is lower, which suggests the phytoplankton populations are depleting it more strongly (Frank et al., 2005; Scheffer et al., 2005)....   [tags: ocean, ecosystem, plankton]

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U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement

- Introduction The U.S. Coast Guard is mandated to ensure and enforce border and maritime security. This critical component to national security plays a vital role in proactively engaging threats and illegal immigration to the United States. U.S. national security is a shared responsibility among all security agencies. Security related issues have been an elusive issue with many attacks directed towards the United States. While immigrants arriving through normal routes through railway, road, and air are easy to screen, arrivals through the sea has proven a challenging issue....   [tags: Immigration]

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History Of Wanderlust Sunshine Coast Is Just Around The Corner !

- Insert top-of-post callout here: Wanderlust Sunshine Coast is just around the corner. Don’t miss a chance to practice with us in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Now intro here, akin to YNON Yogi’s Guide to… And layout piece by suggested headers, letting people know where to go. Highlight the why’s. Always provide links back to other Wanderlust pieces that call out specific things. Sunspace ( Sunspace in the lovely area of Doonan is the perfect place to catch some sun as you sit amidst their organic garden and enjoy wholesome vegetarian cuisine....   [tags: Organic food, Organic farming, Coffee]

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The Guardian, By The United States Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers

- I decided to analyze one of the main characters in The Guardian, this is a movie about the United States Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers. One of the main charters; Senior Chief Ben Randall is a very decorated rescue swimmer, many people say he is a legend. As for his age I know he is past the age of 40 but otherwise it is not stated. After an accident in the line of duty he is sent to work at “A” school which is the Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer training facility. I believe Senior Chief Randall to have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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New Orleans, A Thriving City Sitting On The Gulf Coast

- New Orleans, a flourishing city sitting on the Gulf coast. The city thrived with life. But, on the morning of August 29th,2005 everything changed. Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the gulf coast. It struck with winds up to 140 mph. Although the hurricane created substantial damage, the aftermath had fatal consequences. The levees that were supposed to withhold a Category 3 hurricane in turn failed and about 50 breaches were created. The 50 breaches were the result of failed construction, neglect of upkeep.The City of New Orleans & federal legislation should supply the money for the reconstruction of levees that will withstand a Category 5 hurricane....   [tags: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina]

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The Kingdom Is A Country Off The Coast Of Mainland Europe

- The United Kingdom is a country off the coast of mainland Europe. In addition, the UK consists of four separate countries. These four countries are Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales. In addition, England, Scotland, and Wales are situated on the main island known as Great Britain, and Northern Ireland is actually separated from Great Britain and is on a tiny portion of land next to the Republic of Ireland. Furthermore, each country in the United Kingdom has a capital, such as, Edinburgh in Scotland, London in England, and Cardiff in Wales....   [tags: United Kingdom, England, London, House of Lords]

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Middle Age And Middle Class Family Living On The Coast

- Middle aged and middle class family living on the coast. This family would be classified as a two parent family. Both are workers and both are equal in the marriage. They own a business together and equally take part in running the business. The wife is originally from Ohio and moved down here with family almost 25 years ago. They met at a mutual friends house and originally did not want anything to do with one another. They never imagined their life would be where it is now. They have three children, one recently got married, one is a senior in high school and the third is a freshman in high school....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Family therapy, Mother]

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Use of destructive gear in the North-coast of Honduras

- 1.1 Introduction Managing artisanal fisheries is crucial for achieving sustainable fisheries. According to Jacket and Pauly (2008) artisanal fisheries around the world are much more efficient than commercial fisheries, provide higher social benefits and fewer disturbances on marine ecosystems. Yet, artisanal fisheries have led to a significant impact on marine ecosystems. The rising coastal populations, the growing fishing effort and the use of destructive fishing gear are affecting marine ecosystems....   [tags: Honduras]

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The Acidification of the Ocean off California’s Coast

- The California coast is a thriving ecosystem, both beneath the sea and in the cities that line its shore. For the purposes of our discussion, we will focus on mussels as an example species. Mussels, as we speak are being harmed by ocean acidification, and the damage is becoming more and more costly to our ecosystem. Global climate change, more commonly referred to as global warming, is an important factor in ocean acidification. At its most basic, climate change is the result of previously unheard of levels of carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere and creating a greenhouse effect within the earth’s atmosphere....   [tags: Global Climate Change, Ecosystem Damage]

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Macau: Historical Gem Along the Chinese Coast

- Macau: Historical Gem Along the Chinese Coast Facing South China Sea and lying 65 km west of Hong Kong lies Macau, the first and last European stronghold in Asia. Now one of China's special administrative region, Macau is a city of duality where Portuguese heritage intermixed with Chinese culture, manifested in the number of historical sites dotting across the region. The region's Portuguese past and proximity to its Chinese roots thrive amidst the gambling-fueled economic boom – a prime factor that sparked Macau's tourism industry....   [tags: casino, culture, visit]

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The Newport Coast Structure

- The Newport Coast Structure The Newport Coast structure that sits on the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Coast Dr. is one of many examples of Mediterranean-inspired architecture in Southern California. The building is clearly influenced by Roman architecture and stands out among the standard Spanish-looking villas and mission-type buildings. The structure lies near one of California's wealthiest neighborhoods, Newport Beach and acts as sort of a grand entrance to Newport Coast Dr....   [tags: Architecture Architects Building Essays]

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Northwest Coast Tribal Art

- Northwest Coast Tribal Masks This paper describes the Sea Bear Transformation Mask, created by Don Svanvik in 2000, and how it reflects Northwest Coast Indian art and culture, specific to the Kwakiutl tribe. A transformation mask is a large mask with hinged shutters that, when open, reveal another mask. Audrey and Alan Bleviss gave this mask to the Montclair Art Museum in 2005. The medium consists of red cedar, cedar bark, copper, pigment, and string. In the Montclair Art Museum, the mask is displayed in its open form....   [tags: Native American Indian Art]

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Hip Hop Music: East Coast, West Coast, Dirty South, and Midwest Rap

- The beauty of hip hop is that it is malleable. It is not defined by strict boundaries but by multiple characteristics. Young artist J. Cole (2013) explains this best by stating in an interview, “I think there’s no rules [in rap]. You can say what you want. That’s your poetic license: to test people’s boundaries.” (p.1) The results of such malleability and the need to experiment within the unwritten boundaries of hip hop are the birth of different styles and sectors/scenes in America. These sectors are represented by the geographic location of the artists and the distinctive sounds and styles that the artists utilize....   [tags: rap styles, rap sectors, rap scenes]

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The Ivory Coast Overview and Media Analysis

- Part 1: Country Background The République de Côte d'Ivoire, also known as the Ivory Coast, is a country in West Africa bordering Liberia and Guinea to the west, Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The location now known as the Ivory Coast was made a protectorate of France during the era of imperialism by a treaty in the 1840's, and became a French colony in 1893. The country gained its independence in 1960, at which point it was led by Félix Houphouët-Boigny until 1993....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Preserving The Great Lakes Heritage Coast

- Preserving The Great Lakes Heritage Coast This paper will attempt to do several things in regards to the Great Lakes Heritage Coast. First, the author will provide some background information pertinent to this issue. Secondly, a summary of the current status of the Great Lakes Heritage Coast as presented by the guest speaker. Furthermore, the author of this paper will provide a personal opinion in regards to the importance of a partnership with First Nations along the coast. Background Information The Great Lakes Heritage Coast (GLHC) extends over 2900km from near Port Severn on Georgian Bay north to Thunder Bay and then south again (MNR, 2001)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects of Rising Sea Levels on the United States Coast of the Gulf of Mexico

- 1. Introduction As it stands today the U.S. coast of the Gulf of Mexico is losing more and more land; the amount of land lost each year may seem relatively small to the average person, but to scientists who understand the unprecedented rate at which this is happening, there is reason to be alarmed. On the U.S. coast of the Gulf of Mexico there are more reasons for the rising sea level than simply global warming and melting ice sheets or ice caps. In the Mississippi delta, for example, the oil industry is taking so much fluid (oil) out of the ground that the land is sinking and compacting further....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]

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West Coast Hotel v. Parrish: The Case that Caused a Constitutional Revolution

- According to William E. Leuchtenburg, along with other successors, West Coast Hotel v. Parrish was the case that constituted a constitutional revolution. Leuchtenburg gives evidence of the main arguments of his opinion concerning the shift in the Court during this particular case as well as others that came after it. The significance of this case was that it upheld the “minimum wage” legislation passed by Washington State even though there was the uprising issue of “liberty of contract.” The presented case of West Coast Hotel v....   [tags: minimum wage]

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Wave Energy Devices on the Oregon Coast: Avoiding Harming the Environment

- The Oregon coast is 363 miles long and has powerful waves and consistent winds. This makes Oregon’s coast a good candidate for establishing hydrokinetic energy facilities. Hydrokinetic energy is energy created from the movement of water, in this case, wave energy. Wave energy is the energy created from the movement of waves that is captured by a device that converts the movement of waves into electric energy. Although wave energy can help the environment, it can also cause harm. Oregon can reduce the amount of harmful environmental impacts caused by wave energy devices by limiting their location to areas that will have the least impact on marine ecosystems....   [tags: Hydrokinetic, Coastline]

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition:Mapping a Water Route to the West Coast

- President Thomas Jefferson had long considered a western expedition and the Louisiana Purchase increased the need for such an exploration and survey of the west . The main body of explorers, known as the Corps of Discoverers, was led by Captain Meriwether Lewis and his associate in command William Clark. Assembling the individuals to make up the Corps of Discoverers would prove to be less daunting than the hardships and challenges they would endure on their westward journey. Captain Lewis at age twenty nine and Lieutenant Clark who was four years older were both from upper class Virginia planter families and had become friends in the Army....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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It Takes Warships and Commandos to Fight Pirates on Skiffs

- ... As a result, maritime countries like the United States and India have increased anti-piracy naval operations in the region. In fact, these navies have become increasingly effective in responding to pirate attacks (Hughes, 2013). Perhaps the most glorious example of the benefits of naval presence in the Horn of Africa is the rescue of Captain Phillips, master of the US-flag container ship Maersk Alabama. During this pirate attack, a US Navy Task Force rescued the kidnapped American captain in an impressive military operation while patrolling the region....   [tags: illegal activities, Somalia coast]

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A Brief Note On Nova Scotia, The Northern Coast Of Canada, And The Hub Of The Atlantic Provinces

- Introduction: Nova Scotia, the core of the East Coast of Canada, and the hub of the Atlantic provinces, is a tourism destination. However, there will be major repercussions for the tourist industry if all the province’s Visitor Information Centres (VICs) are to shut down. There is discussion surrounding the closure of the VICs in Nova Scotia ("Provincial Visitor Information Centres - Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia", n.d.). As it stands, without any funding, every one of these fifty-four regional centres, and six provincial VICs, could close, leaving the province without any support for tourists ("Visitor Information Centers and tourist bureaus", n.d.; "Nova Scotia Regional Visi...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Development Of New Cities And On The Indian Ocean Coast Of East Africa

- Mayer adds by saying that the development of new cities with the growth of trading in West Africa and on the Indian Ocean coast of East Africa had some resemblance to the cities developed during this period in Italy and Germany; however, because of the differences in technology advancements, helped with the differences of the way the societies were being developed. Not until the 15th century, with the arrival of many Europeans that helped Africa build a stronger relationship with the rest of the world....   [tags: Africa, Islam, West Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa]

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Hurricane Katrin A Devastating Hurricane Hit The Gulf Coast Of The United States

- In 2005, a catastrophic hurricane hit the Gulf coast of the United States, which soon became known as Hurricane Katrina. This event caused a great deal of damage to New Orleans particularly, along with Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Tragically, this disaster took the lives of around 1,300 people and displaced around 400,000 people, many of which were left homeless. It left roughly 1 billion dollars in damage, making it one of the most costly disasters to hit the United States. Naturally, this event left many questions regarding what made New Orleans so vulnerable to flooding and what the effects were of this massive hurricane....   [tags: New Orleans, Louisiana, Mississippi River]

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Leadership, My Coast Guard ( Cg ) Career Has Been A Roller Coaster

- 1. Regarding leadership, my Coast Guard (CG) career has been a roller coaster. Since I 've joined in 1998, I 've experienced many ups and downs throughout eight different units; some good leaders and some not so good. I don 't necessarily believe in calling a leader a bad leader since I don 't really recognize them as leaders at all; I don 't follow them or desire to supervise as they do. They 're just bosses. Instead, I try and remember the handful of leaders that I did admire, respected, looked up to, and wanted to model - eventually....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Fiedler contingency model]

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The Coast Of Australia, New Zeland, And Tasmania And Is Very Rare Animal

- Inhabits of the coast of australia,new zeland, and tasmania and is very rare animal What Is a Blobfish. The blobfish is a very rare and interesting-looking fish that lives on the bottom of the ocean. It has very little muscle and a soft skeletal structure that helps it live under the pressure of the ocean water. The blobfish is part of the Psychrolutidae family, which comes from the Greek word meaning 'to have a cold bath. ' This is fitting for the blobfish, because it lives deep in the ocean where it 's far from the sun 's warmth....   [tags: Ocean, Oceanography, Water, Animal]

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The East Coast Pilot Program Offers Housing Solutions For Offender Re Entry

- HUD’s East Coast Pilot Program Offers Housing Solutions for Offender Re-Entry Feb 18, 20160 views0 Likes0 CommentsShare on LinkedInShare on FacebookShare on Twitter Re-entry from prison presents newly released offenders with obstacles that threaten their success on the outside. Some of these include alienation from family and community, lack of a supportive social network, difficulty finding employment, and limited housing options. Such obstacles prove more difficult than many released offenders can handle....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Criminal justice]

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Plastic and the Ocean

- ... Supposedly, 80% of garbage comes from land-based sources and 20% throw out from the sea ships. Theoretically, waste from the Western coast of North America moves to the whirlpool centre approximately in five years and in a year or less from the East coast of Asia. By the time plastic has arrived to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, it splits into small pieces under influence of the sun and salt-water. Therefore, it is an incorrect representation that the garbage patch is as an island of plastic on which it is almost possible to walk....   [tags: debris, trash, coast, effects]

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VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System

- VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Human Resources (05A) 400 Veterans Avenue Biloxi, MS 39531 Applicants must submit the following: 1a. On-station (VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System) employees must submit an Application for Promotion or Reassignment, VA Form 5-4078, to Human Resources (05), Bldg 53, Room 2A-108. You must indicate the lowest grade you are willing to accept or we will only consider you at the Full Performance Level of the position. Application material can be delivered in person, sent via inter-office mail, or submitted electronically via VA intranet (VHABILHRM in outlook)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biggie Smalls, the Most Influential Rapper of All Time

- “It was all a dream!” are just a few words to describe Christopher Wallace (Biggie Smalls) becoming the king of East coast rap music when he released his first album “Ready to Die”. The lyrics “It was all a dream!” are from the albums number one hit single called “Juicy” in which Biggie depicted life growing up in the rough streets of Brooklyn, New York. Biggie smalls rose to fame as a rapper in the 90’s causing an increase in rap popularity, division (rivalry) between East and West coast rap music, and the style of gangsta rap on the East coast....   [tags: king of East coast rap music]

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Hurricane Sandy : A Center of Destruction

- The annual season of devastation to coastal regions everywhere. Hurricanes cause destruction to human life, but, we are often quick to neglect each other, let alone local wild life. Hurricane Sandy caused demolition all around our shore region called the East Coast. Hurricanes are becoming more common, and even the animal protecting agency is neglecting the care of the environment. It is common to wonder how this has occurred and how a society built on power, and need, let the world crumble. The ecosystem surrounding the Sandy destruction sites, has been torn apart and in some areas forced to restart itself....   [tags: Hurrucanes, East Coast, Natural Disasters]

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Personal Statement : Being Your Self

- Being Your Self One year ago I got the chance to fulfill one of my personal goals, I was going to be an EPO on a 110 foot Patrol Boat stationed in Bahrain part of Patrol Forces Southwest Asia. As my year there progressed I found that for the first time in my 17 years of service I hated my job. There are many reasons why, but mostly I lost who I was. So wrapped up in trying to be every thing I thought the Coast Guard wanted me to be, I lost the part of me that has made me a good leader. Knowing who you are and what your strengths and weaknesses are and how they shape the actions you take is the first step in becoming a truly effective leader....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Coast guard, Learning]

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Chemical and Biological Warfare

- The Role it Played Chemical and Biological Warfare In order to understand Project Coast you must first learn what Project Coast was all about. In the early 1981 the Chemical and Biological Warfare program, code named Coast, officially started and was finished in 1995(Folb & Gould, 2002). In my research paper I will discuss the history of Project Coast and I will let the reader understand the circumstances that surrounded Project Coast. I will also explain the different types of chemical agents that where and why they were used....   [tags: Coast, Racial War, Johannesburg, Africa]

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Saving the Chesapeake Bay

- Introduction The Chesapeake Bay is a large estuary located on the east coast of the United States. The bay is over 200 miles long and goes through Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. The bay has much to offer the locals. Many locals have made a career out of harvesting the bay's sea food. The bay's harvest and many of its other attractions bring tourists and in turn revenue for the area. Oysters and blue crab are a big part of the culture in the bay area. However, these organisms are in danger and need help....   [tags: US east coast, environmental issues]

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A Brief Note On Gulf Coast Restoration And Its Effects On The Oceans Ecosystem And Local Residents

- Weeks, Jennifer. "Gulf Coast Restoration."CQ Researcher. 26 Aug. 2011: 677-700. Web. 22 Apr. 2015. This source is a scholarly article, featured on CQ Researcher. The author specializes in writing educational articles pertaining to the environment, science, and technology. Additionally, she has composed articles for over fifty magazines and websites, including The Washington Post and Popular Mechanics. Based on these credentials, I believe she has authority on this topic. Her article targets multiple audiences due to its general nature....   [tags: Petroleum, Oil spill, Ocean, BP]

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A Brief Note On The National Guard Started Setting Up Morgues All During The Gulf Coast Area

- Katrina made its second and third landfalls in the Gulf Coast area on August 29, 2005 as a Category three hurricane. A neighborhood TV channel reported New Orleans was encountering broad flooding due to a few levee breaks, the city was without electricity, and there were a few cases of massive damage in the area. In a short amount of time, whole neighborhoods were engulfed in water. Due the rapid flooding, numerous residents became stranded, long after Hurricane Katrina had passed, and could be seen on the roofs of buildings across the city....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans]

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The North Coast Rape Crisis Center ( Ncrcc ) And The Humboldt Domestic Violence Prevention Committee

- For my social activism assignment, I chose to work with both the North Coast Rape Crisis Center (NCRCC) and the Humboldt Domestic Violence Prevention Committee (HDVPC) for their collaborative exhibitions during Eureka’s Arts Alive event during October, domestic violence awareness month. While I had known about both organizations, appreciated what their goals, and seen their work both off and on campus, I had never volunteered for an event or exhibition before. I was first recommended the event by Dr....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse]

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Investigation in to Shoreline Management Plans Along the North Norfolk Coast

- Investigation in to Shoreline Management Plans Along the North Norfolk Coast In this investigation, I have been looking at Shoreline Management Plans and have visited and analysed many beaches along the North Norfolk Coast. (See Introduction). The coastal zone is a complex scene of many different and often interdependent natural processes. These need to be understood if effective management is to take place. That is why I studied a large number of different beaches so that I can compare the area and their Shoreline Management Plans....   [tags: Papers]

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Early Cross-Culture Settlement on the Northern Black Sea Coast

- Early Cross-Culture Settlement on the Northern Black Sea Coast Scyles was a Scythian prince who led a double life. He was a prince of the Scythian nomads who controlled a large area surrounding the Greek colonies on the northern Black Sea coast. But like all great Greek plays, his story is a tragedy. Scyles was fascinated by the city of Olbia and the high culture of the Greeks. So he created a second life for himself within the walls of Olbia; he kept a Geek wife and built a palace to live in.....   [tags: essays papers]

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Religious Holiday Leave : Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

- Religious Holiday Leave Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) instructs employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees to observe religious holidays. The act requires compromises from both the employer and employee. Communication is a necessity when implementing an accommodation policy to alleviate unclear messages and allow maximum participation. United States Coast Guard The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is one of the five branches of the military, and the only branch falling under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (United States Coast Guard, 2015a)....   [tags: Religion, Employment, United States Coast Guard]

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The Origin and Evolution of Twerking

- Miley Cyrus recently made headlines for her performance on stage at the MTV Music Awards, shaking her rear end in what many described as a scandalous or inappropriate manner, while barely dressed in what was akin to a skimpy bathing suit. Anyone who watched the news in the days following her August 25, 2013, performance at the Video Music Awards could not have missed the commentary, and there was a lot of commentary. Some thought Miley’s performance was extreme and perverted. People talked, and many pondered this new dance....   [tags: dance, Miley Cyrus, Mapouka, Ivory Coast]

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Introduction And Strategic Analysis Of Dreamworld

- INTRODUCTION AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS Dreamworld sets the benchmark in creating the one of the most amazing and jubilant theme parks in entertainment industry. The study will uncover varieties in observation among a variety of attractions furthermore uncover whether impression of the recent reflect or are unmistakable from mentality toward tourism overall. Overall from top to bottom profile and comprehension of vacationer mentality are the result, especially on the grounds that this study inventively utilizes a structure in view of individual build hypothesis to adequately evoke these state of mind (Vranesevic, Vignali & Vignali, 2002)....   [tags: Amusement park, Roller coaster, Gold Coast]

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