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    Whale Hunting Should Be Banned

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    Where there is a line between trying to preserve your culture and heritage, and being on the same page with the modern moral values? It is hard to reply to this question because there is no right or wrong answer. One of the examples of this question is the situation on Faroe Islands. People of Faroe Islands have been hunting long pilot whales for centuries; it is part of their culture and part of their identity. Also, it is one of the food sources that they have. However the world is concerned with

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    Introduction By definition Geotourism is “tourism that sustains, or even enhances, the geographical character of a place, such as its culture, environment, heritage, and the wellbeing of its residents”. Geotourism brings out the uniqueness of a given geography such as good ecosystem, agriculture, beauty in nature and art, heritage for good of local people. It picks up the best and effective aspects of other tourists like agri, culinary, eco and Heritage Tourists. It includes collection of components

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    Type of Rock The rock coquina is originally a sedimentary rock. Sedimentary rocks are made up of sediments. The sediments are formed by the mechanical or chemical activities of the natural activities like running water, blowing wind, glaciers etc. this which causes disintegration and decomposition of the pre-existing rocks. The products of decay are transported to some depositional sites by the natural agencies, where they get deposited and with subsequent compaction form sedimentary rocks (Hefferan

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    Arctic and Alpine Soils

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    Arctic and Alpine Soils Proposal (Ant)arctic (high-latitude) and alpine (mountain) areas are affected by relatively similar climates, as latitude and altitude produce similar meteorologic effects. In these geographic regions where temperature is at such a pronounced extreme, climate would seem to be the leading factor of soil development. It is my goal in this research paper to answer the following question: How do the soils of arctic and alpine areas differ? This idea, taken largely from an

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    Theorie der Gartenkurst by Christian Hirchfeld

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    Introduction The Public Park as a typology has a long history. Many parks started out as Royal Hunting Grounds or private property of the aristocracy like the Tiergarten in Berlin. Others have their roots in public acquisition of land by local governments with the intent in creating an urban green space for recreation such as Stanley Park in Vancouver. The Public Park movement began in England with the advent of industrialization. With people moving to the cities and leaving the country there

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    INTRODUCTION In 2011, UNESCO Member States adopted the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL Approach) as part of a shared effort to holistically integrate heritage conservation and sustainable development of historic urban landscapes. The HUL Approach perceives cities as both carriers of collective memory, meaning, architectural and artistic achievements, and also as dynamic organisms that continuously evolve (Bandarin & van Oers, 2012). Recognizing heritage as a resource to the city

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    Earth is a constantly-changing planet. As humans have come to dominate the globe, we have changed the physical landscape to suit our own needs. This idea of change, through time, represents a key concept for the purposes of this thesis. Our present-day climate is not uniform over time, and several oscillations have occurred over the millennia. The “Little Ice Age,” taking place from approximately A.D. 1500 to 1850, was one such oscillation of climate. Furthermore, humanity tends to keep written

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    Acquisition of geospatial skills is now considered as an important graduate attribute especially in the job markets and subsequently at the workplace. Already people are describing it as the “Fourth R” and as a new landscape for science. With the upsurge of computer technology coupled with several developments in spatial data collections, the geospatial techniques are becoming cheaper, faster and user friendly. This is enabling more and more people with diverse backgrounds to acquire these skills

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    Effects of The Pleistocene Epoch on Colorado

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    Effects of The Pleistocene Epoch on Colorado INTRODUCTION Glaciers are an integral part of the world’s climate. In fact, as Richard Armstrong of the University of Colorado says, “Glaciers are key indicators in monitoring and detecting climate change” (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 2003, p. 1). Not only are they an important part of monitoring current climate, they can hold many keys to the past. Glaciers are in fact, “a source of paleoclimate data…” (Meier and Dyurgerov, 1980, p. 37). This

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    Water Issues in South Asia

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    Water Issues in South Asia If there is any single most important issue that mars bilateral relations among the countries of the subcontinent, it is water. The issues of cross-border water distribution, utilisation, management and mega irrigation/hydro-electric power projects affecting the upper and lower riparian countries are gradually taking centre-stage in defining interstate relations as water scarcity increases and both drought and floods make life too often miserable. Thanks to

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