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The Impact of Human Activity on The Environment

- Author John Green once said, “We can never know better until knowing better is useless.” What he meant by this is that humans are incredibly short-sighted in what consequences their actions may have. Humans can accomplish a great deal in short periods of time, sometimes without realizing the change is happening. Although changes to the environment are expected as nations grow and societies evolve, more often than not these changes prove detrimental to our quality of life in the long run. Humans have shaped their environment over time for the worse through insufficient water sanitation, rapid industrialization, and air pollution....   [tags: pollution, water treatment, industrial waste]

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Human Activity And Climate Change

- Destinee Lockhart Human Activity and Climate Change Grantham University Human Activity and Climate Change Natural atmospheric greenhouse gases, which predominantly consist of water vapor, and minor parts of carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane, are vital in balancing Earth’s surface temperature to a life-sustaining average. Indubitable, global warming and cooling has occurred naturally; however, data indicate that the sun’s energy distribution has virtually been constant within the past century....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Methane]

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Human Activity and Energy Sources

- Earth’s resources, for instance water, productive farming land and energy, outlines the basic foundations of our continued existence on earth. However, with the continued human activities, for example logging and charcoal burning, these resources are quickly being depleted. Human inhabitation and increased consumption of the natural resources is resulting in untold destruction. The climate change being experienced globally, the rapidly depleting freshwater catchments, the dwindling forest cover, the ever reducing fish ‘stash’ in our seas and oceans and farmland dereliction are some of the effects resulting from human occupation and activities....   [tags: Climate, Resources, Earth ]

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The Problem Of Human Induced Activity

- Earth’s children are entering a time where tragic events are rapidly advancing and are drawing very near. As this horror is being realized, bitterness and distastefulness fills this human mouth as we will be witness to the “modern human-induced,” sixth mass extinction of species. From Ceballos G, and his assessments Ehrlich PR, Barnosky AD, Garcia A, Pringle RM, and Palmer TM, they have strictly proven, through very narrowed, factual, precise data, that proves that the extinction rates are higher than before due to of human activity....   [tags: Extinction, Human, Megafauna, Dinosaur]

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The Impact Of Operations Management On Human Activity

- Section 1 1.1 Operations Everything you see that is not in nature has been designed and produced by someone. It can be buildings, airplanes, clothes, furniture and even the food we eat is produced by people engaged in operations. So operations actually underpin most of human activity and shape the society which we live in. So the definition of operations is part of a business firms that is responsible for producing goods and services (Stevenson, 2015) 1.2 Operations Management Operations Management can be defined very simply as the management of work, or more accurately as the management of productive activity....   [tags: Management, Operations management]

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The Effects Of Human Activity And Climate Change

- I think that tourism in Goat Island is sustainable because such things like any form of fishing, collecting things from the reserve including rocks, shells and sand or disturbing the marine life, of seaweeds and shellfish, feeding the fish as this disturbs their natural behaviour in the reserve. Since these things are strictly prohibited, this makes tourism in Goat Island sustainable because they are providing areas where fishes can spawn and multiply in number and in size and help the abundant marine life flourish and its surrounding area replenish stocks for the future....   [tags: Sustainability, Sustainable development]

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The Effects Of Global Warming On Human Activity

- Global Warming The overall climate of the Earth is increasing primarily due to human activity. This phenomenon is referred to as global warming, and poses a threat to the current population and future generations. Should nations come together in an attempt to reverse and slow the effects of global warming. Global warming is the gradual heating of Earth 's surface, oceans and atmosphere (Bradford). This reaction is triggered by greenhouse gases that are released into the atmosphere as a result of pollution, and poor uses of energy and natural resources....   [tags: Climate change, Greenhouse gas, Global warming]

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Is Human Activity Impacting Our Planet?

- Activities such as driving, enjoying a meal at your favorite restaurant, charging your mobile devices, and heating your home, are all activities that 300 million Americans perform each day. However, many are unaware of the fact that these activities in which we have all grown accustomed to cost us more than just a monthly bill. Not only is human activity impacting our atmosphere, moreover it is affecting our ecosystem as well. We are currently facing an environmental crisis due to large quantities of methane and carbon dioxide being released into our atmosphere ("Overview of Greenhouse Gases.")....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Greenhouse gas]

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Human Activity Causes Climate Change

- The general populous in the developed world and 97% of scientists can agree that our global climate has undergone such irregular phenomena and increased climate variability that climate change can no longer be claimed as unimportant. There are those who still refuse to acknowledge the existence of such change or that the shifts in climate are caused by humans. The major question needs to be posed yet again: Is there actual statistical evidence to verify that climate change is not a short term observed trend in global climate and an imminent danger....   [tags: Climate change, Greenhouse gas, Climate]

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Inhuman Activity : Human Organ Trafficking

- Inhuman Activity: Human Organ Trafficking When I filled out a document before taking the written test at DMV, there was an option to ask for organ donation. At first, it made me wonder how the organ donation process works, then I did some research and accidentally read some articles about illegal human organ trafficking. Human organ trafficking is a painful social problem which a group of people trade human organs illegally. There has been a significant disparity between the demand and supply of human organs....   [tags: Organ transplant, Human anatomy, Crime, Kidney]

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Is Human Activity Responsible For Global Climate Change?

- Global Warming Man-Made or is mother nature trying to play mind games. Are we to blame for the destruction of Earth. There are many things destroying our earth, global warming is a huge deal. Chemicals, what the chemicals do, and Is it manmade or mother nature. I believe that it 's man made. This is a hot topic on the news and in scientists research. There are many pros and cons about global warming. “Overwhelming Scientific consensus says human activity is primarily responsible for global climate change”(“Is Human Activity Primarily Responsible for Global Climate Change?”)....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Fluorescent lamp]

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Human Activity Is Responsible For Our Current Warming Trend

- The biggest problem with climate change today is the debate on whether or not human activity is responsible for our current warming trend. According to Jonathon Schuldt (2014:219), around 99.7% of climatologists agree that man-made climate change is a reality, while only 40% of Americans believe that humans are the main driver. This is because we live in societies in which, thanks largely to the internet, everyone is free to express an opinion. On the issue of climate change, we have tons of sites saying one thing, as well as tons of sites saying something the complete opposite....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Fossil fuel]

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Global Climate Change Is Not A Result Of Human Activity

- As the congressional liaison, advice was needed to be provided as to what course the task force needs to take in order to address the issue of global climate change. Several different factors needed to be examined in order to provide the best advice for the task force. Factors such as what type of government currently exist and what sorts of implications that would bring to address the issue in the best way possible. Furthermore, what position each party has on global climate change, is another factor to examine....   [tags: President of the United States, Democratic Party]

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Global Warming And Its Effects On Human Activity

- Global warming is a topic of discussion that many people can debate or try to avoid. It is often argued that the causes of global warming are either caused by humans, nature, or both. Some of these people don’t even have a clue about the impact they have on Earth and the ozone layer. Some people may not even know what causes global warming. If people don’t know how they are contributing to global warming, how are they going to contribute to stop it. Humans affect global warming by activities that range from driving to expanding their family....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Greenhouse gas]

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Global Warming: Human Activity vs. Natural Cycles

- Global warming has been a major concern and has greatly affected the environment around the world for years. Andrew Revkin stated in a New York Times article entitled “A Closer Look at Climate Panel’s Findings on Global Warming Impacts” that climate change throughout the 21st century will lead to increases in ill-health in many regions, as compared to a baseline without climate change. There have been a number of debates regarding this controversial topic, though most of the scientific community can recognize the existence of global warming....   [tags: greenhouse gases, environment, temperature]

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What Role Has Human Activity Played in Causing Climate Change?

- Climate change is one of the biggest concerns for all nations across the globe over centuries. Climate shift refers to changes in patterns of weather which can be indicated through global warming, natural disasters and rise in sea level. There is a group of people, climate change skeptics, argue that climate change is not the result of human activity, meaning that it is naturally occurred. According to Slaght, this refers to internal factors which are the interaction between the atmosphere and ocean, and external factor, such as solar energy variations and volcanic eruption (John Slaght, 2009)....   [tags: human, climate, gases, global, warming]

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Global Climate Change and Human Activity

- The question that is in the minds of many people around the globe is the debate between natural causes, and human activities being the main cause to the negative changes in the global climate. Natural causes like volcanic eruptions, the changes in the sun’s radiation, and the ocean current shifts noticed are contributing to the global climate change. In addition, the human activities such as the burning fossil fuels, and the cutting down of trees [forests] so as to create land to cultivate and rare cattle affect the climate change....   [tags: Global Warming Essays]

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The Impact of Tourism and Human Activity on Biodiversity

- Biodiversity is the variety of life on earth. It refers to the number of species of plants, animals and microorganisms. However, it also refers to the difference of the ecosystems on the planet such as rainforests, deserts, coral reefs and so on. This is all parts of a biologically diverse on the earth. The beauty of the country is made by the biodiversity on the earth. This can make the country became the most popular place to touristy, because of a wealth resource for the tourist sector that including the interesting animals and plants, a wonderful or fantastic place for tourist to explore and also scenic walks....   [tags: Ecology, Environmental Management]

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The Effects of Human Activity on Coastal Landforms

- The Effects of Human Activity on Coastal Landforms Human activities add another layer of complexity to the natural processes of coastal lands and materials. These activities may have direct or indirect effects on our changing coastlines. They may effect sources of new sediment to the coast and the movement of sediment within the coastal environment. Sediment starvation caused by river and coastal management is one effect of human activities on the coast. For some coastal regions, such as the Pacific coast, a large part of their sediment is supplied by rivers....   [tags: Papers]

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Global Warming Is Human Activity Or Natural Event And Their Mutual Influence

- Introduction: Now the situation of global warming has become more and more serious. With the development of industry and the increase of human activities, people begin to think about the relation between human activity and global warming. This paper aims to study a controversial issue that the causation of global warming is human activity or natural event and their mutual influence. Literature Review: In the article “Human Influences on Climate Change and Global Warming- A General Overview”, Biplab Das and Dr....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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Outdoor Recreation: Human Activity Damages The Natural Balance of an Area

- The wilderness offers many opportunities for recreation (e.g. biking, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, nature photography, riding horses, skiing, stargazing, and swimming ). Outdoor recreation fulfils an innate desire humans have to reconnect with nature and themselves. However, outdoor recreation contradicts the objective of wilderness protection. The most insignificant of human activity can extensively damage the natural balance of an area. Being able to strike a balance between the two is the responsibility of wilderness managers....   [tags: wilderness, recreation, ]

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How Communication Is Complex, Diverse And Constant Companion Of Human Activity

- Communication includes everything that happens between people, conveying thoughts, the formation and development of positive and negative feelings, support, collaboration and action, belonging, frustration and conflict. Human communication is complex, diverse and constant companion of human activity. Communication is the relationship between human individuals; therefore it is always an interaction. There is no interaction without communication. I believe that there is a strong connection between writing skills and oral communication skills....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Writing]

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Human Activity : The Circulatory Flow Cycle Of Water Through Land, Oceans, And Atmosphere

- As deadly as water can be at times, it is also essential for life on this planet we call home. There is a fixed amount of it on earth – none can be added, just as none can be lost. It doesn’t always seem this way when it is not where is once was, making it inaccessible, or when it is now where it was not before, making it inconvenient. Much like rocks, water ends up in different places, at different times, taking on different forms. For water, the forms it can take on are liquid, solid, or gas, and they can determine at which point in the hydrologic cycle is in action....   [tags: Water, Hydrology, Groundwater, Water cycle]

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The Impact of Human Activity on the Climate is Global Warming

- ... The purpose of this study is to develop a best practice guidance for construction companies in Waterloo Region to reduce GHG emissions. The guidance document will contain the accounting tool of GHG emissions, and alternative best practices. With a better understanding of initiatives that construction companies have been taking, the best available practices should be further revised and improved. The guidance document will be developed through document analysis, literature review, questionnaire and interview, in order to make the guidance document cost-effective and applicable for construction companies in Waterloo Region....   [tags: temperature, emissions, environment]

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The Impact Weathering Has Had on Human Activity

- The Impact Weathering Has Had on Human Activity Weathering has impacted human activity in a variety of ways. There are both positive and negative aspects of the result of weathering. Firstly, the negative impacts are to be discussed. Weathering often seems to be at a higher rate in urban areas than that of rural areas due to the large volumes of gases and pollution given out by industries and vehicles. When coal and oil are burnet sulphur dioxide is releases and when it combines with water vapour in the air dilute sulphuric acid is the product....   [tags: Papers]

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Karl Marx: History as Explicable Human Activity

- History as Explicable Human Activity as Seen by Karl Marx Using phrases such as" innocent and childlike fantasies," Karl Marx unambiguously attacks the Hegelian philosophy preponderant during his time, citing in its concept of history an irrevocable divorce with reality. For Marx, history is exactly what it seems to be: a succession of human events in which ideas such as the division of labor, production, and revolution replace their immaterial Hegelian counterparts, if even such counterparts exist....   [tags: Philosophy History Essays]

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The Role of Human Activity in Modifying Characteristics of a Biome

- The Role of Human Activity in Modifying Characteristics of a Biome A biome is a large scale or global ecosystem where biotic and abiotic elements interact with eachother producing a stable system that is in equilibrium. An example of this is the hot, wet equatorial climate where tropical rainforest is the dominant vegetation. Here the biotic elements such as the trees and animals for example sloths interact with the abiotic elements such as the poor soils and hot climate. The rainforest is millions of years old and remained undisrupted and in equilibrium for much of this time....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects Of Physical Inactivity On Human Physical Activity Programs

- Physical inactivity is one of the four leading behavioral risk factors for non-communicable disease and the fourth leading cause of preventable chronic disease mortality in the U.S. (Danaei et al, 2009; Oguma, Sesso, Paffenbarger & Lee, 2002). Efforts to reduce physical inactivity at the community level aim to increase health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) through physical activity programs (PAPs), such as starting a walking club at work or an ad campaign targeting women to increase awareness of the benefits of daily exercise....   [tags: Evaluation, Program evaluation, Health promotion]

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Human Health: Understanding the Activity of Signal Pathway

- The research, in this article, is significant to human health because the understanding of the activity of a signal pathway can or cannot give you a grasp on how it can affect other processes in the body. If the effects are known and understood, then we can know how to treat and/or modify the processes and give a discovery in the field of science. Specifically, in this article, understanding the structure of chromatin is vital to understanding how it affects replication, transcription, and repair....   [tags: Chromatin, histone acetylation, chemotherapy]

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The Effects Of Human And Natural Activity On Global Warming And Climate Change

- Bill McKibben is a passionate environmentalist, focusing on the effects of human and natural activity related to global warming and climate change. McKibben has written several articles on books on these topics, many of which have received much national and even worldwide attention. McKibben was born in 1960, and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts (Wikipedia). While studying at Harvard, McKibben began to become engrossed in the environment as well as with writing (Wikipedia). McKibben has gone on to become very influential in the environmental conservation field and has received many awards for his writing and ideology (Wikipedia)....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Climate change]

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Evaluation of How the Box Hill Area is Influenced by Human Activity

- Evaluation of How the Box Hill Area is Influenced by Human Activity The title for this piece of coursework is 'Evaluate how the Box Hill area is influenced by human activity'. The 'influence by human activity' reflects the way that humans utilise the Box Hill area and the effect that leisure and tourism have on the surrounding environment. Location Map: [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] Box Hill is located in Dorking, Surrey, England. OS map showing route and reference points Scarp slope path: [IMAGE] [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] Text Box: 6) Paths meet- 174 552 Text Bo...   [tags: Papers]

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Human Trafficking : The World 's Third Largest Criminal Activity

- HUMAN TRAFFICKING Human trafficking is the world’s third largest criminal activity following drug and weapons trafficking. According to Our Sexuality (Crooks, R.; Baur, K., 10th Edition), traffickers are criminals who exploit women and children from underdeveloped and socially, economically, or politically unstable nations. Traffickers usually promise employment and educational opportunity as bait. Victims are treated like objects and exploited for the benefit of the traffickers. Traffickers ‘own’ their victims and do everything possible to keep these workers who earn money for them to maintain their lavish lifestyles (Robinson 2001)....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Child sex tourism]

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State and Evaluate Aristotle's Function Argument that Happiness Is an Objective Feature of the Characteristic Activity of Human Being.

- The happiness is an objective feature of the characteristic activity of human being. Thus, whatever human being’s activity is the final goal is achieve or gain happiness. Many people works for money or their belief, but in fact both money of belief let them get happiness and that why they continues their current career. And I find that the following considerations will provide a convincing argument for happiness is an objective feature of the characteristic activity of human being. First at all, all human activities aim at some good....   [tags: philosophical analysis]

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Russia’s Political Issues Lead To Social Issues

- Russia’s Political Issues Lead To Social Issues “Between 1992 and 2002, an estimated 500,000 women and girls were trafficked from the former Soviet Union, mostly from Russia” (Buckley). As one can see Russia has a serious problem with human trafficking. The Webster dictionary defines the term, human trafficking as, “organized criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions to be controlled and exploited (as by being forced into prostitution or involuntary labor)” (Webster). Women and girls are not the only ones who are involved in human trafficking....   [tags: Human Trafficking, Criminal Activity, Crime]

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Using bones, teeth and joints for reconstructing activity in past human populations

- During an individual’s lifetime the activities they involve themselves in impact on their many bodily tissues. Markers for these activities are left in the bones, joints and dentition which is useful for anthropologists as only skeletal material is left in the case of most ancient populations. Subsequently much research has been undertaken in this area with varying levels of validity.In this essay I seek to explain what information can be reliably gathered from skeletal material, it will focus on bone density and muscle attachments associated with heavy workloads, joint wear caused by repeated processes such as grinding grain, osteoarthritis and tooth wear associated with tool use....   [tags: Anthropology Archaeology]

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Developing Learning Activities For The Maersk Customer Service

- Developing learning activities for the Maersk Customer Service – CARE Business Partner is necessary to properly prepare the candidate for the position. The activities will have to be geared towards candidates who have experience and are able to interact well with people. Using simulated learning activities such as role plays, conflict resolution games and listening test in the training program for the position offered by Maersk would be effective ways to train and develop employees. Roles plays should be centered around real-life situations and be as realistic as possible....   [tags: Human resource management, Employment, Activity]

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The Goal Of Sexual Activity

- Goal of Sex The media seems to promote the view that orgasm (by both partners) is the ultimate goal of sexual activity. Do you agree or disagree, and why. Can a sexual encounter still be satisfying if one or both partners do not orgasm. Explain. Do you think men and women have different views on the importance of their own orgasm in partnered sex. Why or why not.   I do not think that an orgasm is or should be the ultimate goal during sex, you can still have a great experience without coming to climax....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality]

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Comparing the Anatomy and Physiology of a Domestic House Cat, to that of a Human

- ... Microphages will swallow up the antigen and determine it dangerous or not. One of the most difficult parts is for the microphage to recognize the bacteria as self or non self so it does not destroy itself. When the antigen is consumed, it is displayed to helper B and T cells so they can create an immune response to the antigens. The skin is the most effective at stopping these antigens, as it covers your whole body. Helper t cells attack and destroy the antigen by summoning killer t cells. The B cells produce antibodies to neutralize the antigens, and marks them for destruction by other immune cells....   [tags: cat lab, observational activity, whiskers]

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The True Happiness Is Activity That Expresses Virtue

- In the First Book of The Ethics, Aristotle states that “true happiness is activity that expresses virtue.” This idea is expressed that happiness is a state of being, which the world around said mind cannot contribute to this state of being. However, happiness defined during his time is more about achieving and being able to fulfill these virtues and not only look at the instant gratifications in life, such as pleasures in only material form. Happiness seems to be Aristotle’s reason that people tend to aim and “hence the good has been well described as that at which everything aims.” (23, Aristotle) Aristotle saw that neither notions toward happiness, such as wealth, honor or other ordinary p...   [tags: Plato, Mind, Ethics, Human]

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Activity ( 10 Minutes ) : Gossip

- Activity (10 minutes): Gossip Writer will begin by telling a secret to the group, other members will share the secret until it gets back to the Writer. The secret will be shared out loud, in order to see if the original secret was accurately passed around the room. The point of this activity is for the girls to learn not to share too much personal information with others, because it turns into gossip that may be inaccurate. Session 6: Love Path Attachment Theory activity (20 minutes) There are statements written on the board....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Effects Of Sexual Activity On Children

- Sexual Activity Increased sexual activity with others is a large part of development in early adulthood. Whether sexual activity is heterosexual and homosexual, there are many of the same effects and concerns. Most individuals have experienced sexual intercourse by this point in their lives and there are emerging trends of being unmarried and sexually active. This results in risks to physical health such as sexually transmitted infections as adults are sexually active with peers but can have other effects depending on the state of the individual....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Sexual Activity With Someone For Payment

- Mayira Ortuno Guy Calabrese HUM 2220 27 February 2015 “ Every hooker I ever speak to tells me that it beats the hell out of waitressing.” WOODY ALLEN, Deconstructing Harry Explicit Content: Pompeii The definition of prostitution is the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment. Prostitution is considered a controversial topic, but it is an art that has been practiced throughout the existence of ancient Rome and is alive and well to this day. There is evidence of prostitution dating back to Sumerian times and maybe even Babylonian times....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Sex, Sexual, And Sexual Activity

- There is no activity more commonly known to humans than sex. People throughout history have all partaken in the sexual activity, often scientifically referred to as penile-vaginal intercourse.  According to Wikipedia, it is defined as “the insertion and thrusting of a male’s penis into a female’s vagina.”  Although it has been around for many years, its purpose has evolved since it was “not only shaped by culture, but has also served to shape the culture” (LeBaron). Back in France around the 15th century when the monarchy was still in power, sex was looked as something sacred between a husband and a wife....   [tags: Marriage, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Sex, Sexual, And Sexual Activity

- Sex can be described as ones gender or sexual activity. In this paper I will be discussing sex as in reference to sexual activity or sexual intercourse. Sex is a word that we hear almost every day, especially in this day in age. The definition of what “sex” is changing very frequently. If I think back to when I was about seven years old I thought of sex as a physical act that only grown-ups participated in when they missed each other or wanted to make a baby. As I grew up I realized sex was so much more than just a baby making tactic and there were definitely no age requirements of the act....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Sexual Activity Between A Man And A Woman

- When I read the statement listed above, I agree that men are usually the initiator in sexual activity between a man and a woman. I have heard that everything that a man does in a heterosexual relationship is with the thought of sex being the outcome. This desire that men have to release themselves can even lead to masturbation. I guess this is how men are programed and a way to feel good and release stress. Unlike women who also enjoys sex, but depending on their lifestyle the desire is not as strong....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Slut]

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`` On Being ' Just Friends ' : The Frequency And Impact On Sexual Activity

- In a second article, titled On being ‘just friends’: The frequency and impact of sexual activity in cross-sex friendships by Walid A Arfifi and Sandra L.Faulkner, they research the frequency of sexual activity in opposite-sex friendships as well as the impact the activities has on the friendship then present their findings. These researchers hypothesized four separate ideas about the impact a sexual encounter would have on these friendships. The research methodology is explained, results presented and conclusions drawn in this article....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality]

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Activity Based Costing, Activity Based Budgeting and Activity Based Management Analysis

- In this section of the report, we shall discuss the interlinked processes of Activity Based Costing, Activity Based Budgeting and Activity Based Management by using the help of certain diagrams and also touch upon the evolution of the Activity Based approach over time. The diagram shown above explains how costs are assigned to a product under the ABC approach. ABC first assigns costs to the activities that are the real cause of the overhead and then assigns the cost of those activities only to the products that are actually demanding the activities....   [tags: activity based, costs, abc approach]

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Teen Sexual Activity : A Time Of Rapid Change

- As young children, ages 12 and up to 17, one should be worrying about going to sports tryouts, having bubble guts worrying if they are going to make the cheerleading team or the basketball team. They should be outside in the summer time taking in the beautiful weather with their friends. Many teenagers are starting to build relationships with the opposite sex as early as 12 or 13. With relationships come other new experiences like sexual intercourses. “Fewer than 2% of adolescents have had sex by the time they reach their 12th birthday....   [tags: Adolescence, Human sexual behavior]

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The Relationship Between Mental Toughness, Physical Activity, And Behavior

- The purpose of this study is to identify the relationship between mental toughness, physical activity, and behavior. This study looks at the different variables involved that may influence an individual’s intentions to turn into actions. Some determining factors include attitudes, subjective norms, which refer to the social pressure to engage in a certain behavior, and lastly, perceived behavioral control, which refers to the belief in one’s own ability to perform. The studies aimed to discover how well an individual’s physical activity intentions and self-reported mental toughness could predict their physical activity behaviors....   [tags: Behavior, Human behavior, Psychology, Intention]

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Sex Education Is The Teaching Of Sexual Activity And Sexual Relationships

- 46% of American high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially at risk for HIV and other STD 's. According to a survey the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention did in 2013 34% of teens had had sex in the past 3 months and 41% of those teens did not use a condom. Nearly 10,000 young adults were diagnosed with HIV in the United States in 2013. < http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/sexualbehaviors/> 3 out of 10 teen girls get pregnant once a year. That is nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies each year....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Childhood Course Adversity Models Point Of Premature Sexual Activity And Adolescent Pregnancy

- Many studies have identified biological father absence in young girl’s home life a key predictor of premature sexual activity and adolescent/teen pregnancy (Ellis, 2003, p. 801). Life-course adversity models point to environmental stressors such as divorce, familial conflict, and missing parental control or attention to be some of the outcomes of father absence thus leading to earlier sexual experimentation. Ellis’ (2003) study also focuses on the timing of father absence in an adolescent girl’s life....   [tags: Adolescence, Human sexual behavior, Pregnancy]

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What Makes An Effective Student And A Successful Human Being?

- Habits, they’re things humans are accustomed to and actions that humans consider normal in their everyday lives. They differ between all humans, it varies from where they live, who they live with , what their occupation is, but most importantly, their age. Habits are established from a young age, in fact according to the studies of Dr. David Whitebread and Dr.Susan Bingham from the University of Cambridge, most basic school related habits develop from the time of elementary school, but what defines an effective student and a successful human being in life isn’t only based on GPA or SAT scores....   [tags: High school, Extracurricular activity, Homework]

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Human Trafficking And Human Smuggling

- There are 100,000 to 300,000 underage girls being sold for sex in America, and the average age of entry into prostitution is 12-14 years old. Human Trafficking and human smuggling are some of the fastest growing areas of international criminal activity, according to the United Nations. Human Trafficking can be compared to a modern day form of slavery. It involves the exploitation of people through force, threat or deception where Human smuggling is the attempt of transportation or illegal entry of people across an international border....   [tags: Human trafficking, Smuggling, Prostitution, Rape]

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

- “Deficient” is an immune system that cannot protect you from viruses, the flu, diseases, and the common cold. You cannot tell when someone is terminally ill, just like you cannot tell when someone is truly happy. When people lack the knowledge about AIDS and HIV, they seem to be ignorant about the situation other people are in. HIV and AIDS are not contagious, nor can you get it from hugging, holding hands, or kissing someone. Many people who are infected by this virus do not know they are HIV positive....   [tags: african americans, HIV, AIDS, sexual activity]

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The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

- Human rights will be rights inalienable to all people, whatever our nationality, spot of habitation, sex, color, religion, dialect, or some other status. We are all similarly qualified for our human rights without segregation. These rights are all interrelated, reliant and inseparable. General human rights are frequently communicated and ensured by law, in the types of settlements, standard global law, general standards and different wellsprings of worldwide law. (Unitednations human rights,n.d.) Universal human rights law sets down commitments of Governments to act in specific routes or to avoid certain demonstrations, so as to advance and ensure human rights and major flexibilities of peop...   [tags: Human rights]

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Human Trafficking Is A Global Problem

- According to Merriam Webster, the definition of human trafficking is “organized criminal activity in which human beings are being treated as possessions to be controlled and exploited.” Human trafficking is a global problem that is happening somewhere in the world as of right now. The government should make an international police agency to combat human trafficking and bring awareness to the horrible events before one can be trafficked. Human trafficking is a major issue around the world and it deserves so much more attention than it is receiving....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Police, Human]

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The Human Resource Department At Netflix

- The definition of corporate culture is the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company 's employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions (Fisher). A culture of a company can very it can be fun and relaxing or uptight and all about business what ever it is the way the company does everything from how they sell their products to how you are expected to work . A lot of people think of Google when they think of place that has good employee culture, but all the extravagant things that they offer doesn’t mean that that is the only thing that makes for a good employee culture....   [tags: Human resources, Human resource management]

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Education And The Human Person

- Education Directed to the Full Development of the Human Person Education is an important factor in the fulfillment of human rights. This is because education allows citizens to obtain the skills they need in order to personally care for themselves in all facets of life. These skills include knowledge on disease prevention, higher wages and better jobs, and the ability to learn about their political rights as well as the knowledge to make informed decisions regarding their government (Center for Global Development)....   [tags: Human rights]

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Annotated Bibliography On Human Trafficking

- Oxford Dictionaries’ definition of writing is “the activity or skill of marking coherent words on paper and composing text” (Oxford). “Human Trafficking,” written by David A. Feingold, director at the Ophidian Research Institute and former international coordinator at UNESCO Bangkok, discusses human trafficking and how “we must look beyond our raw emotions if we are ever to stop those who trade in human lives” (Feingold 396). Feingold’s piece bears the interesting concept of displaying news headlines covering human trafficking and responding to them, but he uses very negative declarations in addressing his unclear opposition with uncited evidence only pertaining to his point of view and not...   [tags: Human trafficking, Slavery, Human rights]

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Experiment to Determine if Physical Activity Will Increase in Pulse Rate and Blood Pressure

- Introduction The ancient Greeks believed that the human heart pumped an endless supply of “pneuma”, or life energy. Galen, a Greek physician, believed that the “pneuma” and blood flowed from the heart like a fountain. He believed that there was an endless supply of this precious life source. It was not until 1616 that William Harvey determined that Galen was not entirely correct. Due to the practice of bloodletting during Harvey’s time, his belief that blood is in fact finite was not warmly welcomed....   [tags: Physical Activity, Pulse Rate, Blood Pressure]

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The Impact Of Globalization On Human Rights

- The effects of Globalization has created the need for international cooperation in the interest of protecting individuals human rights around the globe. This has lead to the existence of multiple international organizations, who’s primary aims are focused on improving the rights of every individual around the world. United Nations The United Nations (UN) established in San Fransico in 1945, was founded by leaders from around the world, to replace the League of Nations which had failed its primary purpose of preventing the Second World War....   [tags: United Nations, Human rights]

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Human Trafficking And The United States

- Everyone’s aware of drug trafficking in the U.S and other countries but what about human trafficking. The majority of Americans don’t believe human trafficking has become a problem in the United States nor do they know the real definition of it. Human Trafficking is defined as “an organized criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions to be controlled and exploited (Merriam-Webster 1). This crime has existed for thousands of years all around the world. Annually anywhere from 14,000 to 17,000 American citizens are victims of trafficking....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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The Effects Of Industrial Activity On The Environment

- The environment is an important component of human existence in modern world because it supports the inherent natural processes that are integral to survival and propagation of life. The vital role played by the environment in supporting life cannot be wished away because in their absence, there cannot be life on earth. In recent past, there has been concern over increased negative human activity that continues to deplete the environment, thereby undermining the desire for sustainability and safety in regard to the environment (Macrory, 2008)....   [tags: Environmentalism, Pollution, Air pollution]

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Influence Of Physical Activity On Children

- Influence of Physical Activity Do people ever feel tired and sleepy at school, or at work. Have body aches that worsen with time. Have problems trying to fall sleep at night, feel sad, or depressed. Have any difficulty remembering things, or memorizing important information at school or work. Do people feel socially pressured, or have problems socializing with others. These are very important questions that people need to ask themselves in order to be aware of their well-being, but most importantly, they should ask themselves: are they living a sedentary or active life....   [tags: Obesity, Exercise, Overweight, Physical exercise]

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The Effects and Causes of Volcanic Activity

- Volcanoes are formed when magma is expelled from the Earth’s surface, resulting in volcanic eruptions consisting of ash and lava. Over time, the lava cools and forms into rock on the Earth’s surface. Whenever an eruption occurs, the newly-formed rock from the lava layers continuously until the volcano takes its shape. Volcanic eruptions have taken place for thousands of years, and even today, according to the U.S Geological Survey (2010), there are approximately 1500 active volcanoes located throughout the world....   [tags: lava, magma, volcanic eruptions, climate change]

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The Role Of Innovative Human Resource Management

- Ashok Som (2008) , the study examined that the role of innovative Human Resource Management (HRM) practices and specifically questions how HRM practices, such as the role of HR department, recruitment, retraining and redeployment, performance appraisal and compensation, enhance corporate performance during the change process. A multiple-respondent survey of 69 Indian organizations was undertaken to study the impact of innovative HRM practices on firm performance. The study found that the innovative recruitment and compensation practices have a positive significant relationship with firm performance....   [tags: Human resource management, Human resources]

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Russian Revolution: The Activity Theory

- In 1917, after the Russian revolution, there was a large effort to develop a new psychology based on Marxist philosophy. After several debates, Soviet psychologists agreed upon Marx’s “principle of unity and inseparability of consciousness and activity,” that is, how consciousness “comes to exist, develops, and can only be understood within the context of meaningful, goal-oriented, and socially determined interaction between human beings and their material environment” (Bannon 1997). In the 1920s and 1930s revolutionary Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky (1896–1934) and his colleagues, Alexi Leont’ev (1903–1979) and Alexander Luria (1902–1977), sought to rise above the dualist idealism and fo...   [tags: marixist philosophy, behaviorism]

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Human Sexuality And Sexual Relationships

- Today I was excited to begin this course. I knew some of the things I thought I knew about human sexuality would be enhanced or challenged during this class. In the beginning of class we did our first activity, which consisted with different groups coming up with their definition of human sexuality. I have always viewed human sexuality as what you view your gender as, who you are sexual attracted to, and what you view your sexual orientation as. This activity enlighten me by showing me that there can be many definitions of human sexuality....   [tags: Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Questions On Human Resource Balanced Scorecard

- Ans. 1 rt A. “Human resource balanced scorecard”: Human resource balanced scorecard means insufficiencies and unsatisfied by traditional performance measurement style, some organization transfer their attention on earing per share return on equity to operation movement that yield them. By using human resource balanced scorecard system James cook hotel to achieve their mission. 1. HR balanced scorecard help hotel to cost controlling when hotel creating its value. 2. Its help hotel to measuring their performance in order to company is mission and vision, and also measuring important indication....   [tags: Human resource management, Human resources]

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Human Resources Strategic Direction

- Human Resources Strategic Direction The decisive difference in the business climate of any organization is determined by strategy. A successful execution of a business strategy, being the ultimate goal, if inclusive of the Human Resources Department, then like all other departments within the organization will be strategy-driven. Human Resource’s future, by understanding the paramount importance of human and intellectual talent, is on the verge of becoming seen as more of a strategic business partner within many organizations today....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]

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Human Nature in International Relations

- Human nature is that quality that sets us apart from other living things; it is the definition of what we are. The concept of human nature in international relations is embedded in the theories of international relations. Every International relations theory has its specific assumptions about human nature. The basic premise of these theories has its roots in human nature because in understanding the world and how it works, human nature is first considered. Philosophers maintain that in order for a political theory to hold any weight, it must first explain the concept of human nature....   [tags: theory, realism, constructism, human nature]

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South African Entrepreneurial Activity

- What does being an entrepreneur entail. There are a few well known and accepted definitions the world over. The main points to consider are creating or realizing opportunities to change and improve, to think, reason and act and one who organises, manages and assumes the risk of a business enterprise. You will need to convince at least one person that the idea will work and that there is a need for the opportunity. Entrepreneurs need to have some form of backing whether it be personal savings, a loan from an institution or an investment from the relative party....   [tags: Business Administration]

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The Trafficking Of Human Trafficking

- Many people in today’s society probably have no idea what human trafficking even is, and if one tried to tell them that it is modern-day slavery they would deny it saying that slavery ended a long time ago, but that is not entirely true. Slavery still exists in society today just not in the same forms necessarily and with a different name- human trafficking. According to the Convention of Transnational Organized Crime, human trafficking is The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, or fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or the giving or r...   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Debt bondage]

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Sony Electronic Activity Tracker

- Introduction The advancement of technology is no doubt one of the greatest organized inspired activities of humankind today. The world that we see round us, and the method society purposes today had strongly affected by the advancement of the technology. The device that I would like to research on had effectively changed the way how human life. It records all the activities of an individual over the days – the activity tracker. An activity tracker is computer-assisted monitoring and graphing of health-linked metrics such as distance walked or ride, calorie consumption, and in some cases heartbeat and quality of snooze....   [tags: Technology, Life, Log]

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Human Nature And The Blank Slate

- Hsun Tzu, Chinese philosopher, argued Man’s nature is evil; goodness is the result of conscious activity. As Tzu writes, “Man is born with the desires of the eyes and ears, with a fondness for beautiful sights and sounds”(100-101). Through life though, one is able to decide what path to take; continue to be evil or become a better person. In a Ted Talk, Stephen Pinker discussed ‘Human Nature and the Blank Slate.’ Pinker made several strong reasons why one should doubt “Blank Slate”: one being children and another being people being born with certain instincts....   [tags: Human, Good and evil, The Blank Slate, Religion]

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The Is A Basic Human Right

- As time goes on and western culture becomes more advanced - or more liberal - depending on who you talk to, the answer to the question of whether work is a basic human right and if it should be accepted in society that women take more of a role in the traditionally male workforce changes. This essay will prove that work is a basic human right. More specifically, the woman 's right to work---an activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something--and gain financially from it....   [tags: Human rights, Women's rights, Woman, Law]

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Gap Analysis : Strategic Human Resources

- Barriers to Strategic Human Resources Strategic Human Resources is a management approach that assist in accomplishing a organizations long term goal by putting strategies into place that helps build a culture and strong foundation that will assist the organization to adapt and sustain through changes within the economy (Schuler and Jackson1987). There are several that prevent organizations from taking a more strategic approach to Human Resources. The barriers are short term mentality and focus on current performance, inability of Human Resources to think strategically, lack of appreciation of General Manager’s role as a Human Resource Manager, difficulty in quantifying many Human Resource o...   [tags: Management, Human resource management]

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Function of Human Resource Management System

- According to Porter’s Value Chain, information technology is categorized as a support activity that does not directly add competitive advantage to an organization (Porter, 1985). Although it may not directly add competitive advantage to a company, information technology is used as a tool to create efficiencies within other activities, both supportive and primary, by reducing the time, money, and the effort spent accomplishing the task at hand. One great example of this is how information technology can be leveraged to increase the contribution of human resources within an organization....   [tags: information technology, it, human resources]

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Human Trafficking is Slavery

- “I’ve been held down like a piece of meat while monsters disguised as men violated me again and again” (“Quotes about Human Trafficking”). Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings, mainly for the purposes of forced labor and sex trafficking. Every thirty seconds someone is forced into modern slavery (The A21 Campaign). Slavery was abolished in the 19th century, but today a different form of slavery is developing internationally and even in our own communities. There are more slaves in the world today than any other point in history, with an estimated twenty seven held in captivity across the world, and only 1-2% of those victims are rescued each year (The A21 Campaign)....   [tags: Illegal Trade of Human Beings, Sex Slaves]

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Biological And Psychological Characteristics Of The Human Psyche

- Man as a product of nature and society - a complex and multifaceted phenomenon. With regard to the subject, the person we are interested in as part of a management system that is able to take decisions and to develop control actions, as well as to fulfill them. The man lives and acts, perform certain actions. Its activities and communication with other people united by a common concept of "behavior." The behavior, actions and deeds of man are manifested its basic socio-psychological characteristics....   [tags: Psychology, Human behavior, Mind, Behavior]

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