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  • Shark Bay Research Paper

    Shark bay research A bit about shark bay: Shark bay lies on the extreme western coast of Australia between 24 and 27 degrees south of the equator. Shark Bay comprises two large, shallow embayment, numerous islands and a coastline, which is 1500km long. Part 1: Ecosystem description a) Shark bay is a heavily marine based environment that covers 2.2 million hectares and has a coastline of more than 1,500 km long. Shark bay has a very diverse ecosystem but is mostly steered by aquatic abiotic…

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  • Sacrificial Rituals: The Aztec Culture

    Between February and June of 2015, a major archaeological find was made on an island in Lake Texcoco. Archeologists, according to Lorenzi’s article, “unearthed gruesome evidence of brutal rituals as they excavated what could be the largest ceremonial skull rack built by the Aztecs more than 500 years ago” (2015:par. 1). The Aztec culture is known for their sacrificial rituals, and here the skulls are thought to be those of enemies. Display of these skulls might be for showing the strength of the…

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  • Miller 1984 Case Study George Orwell

    A major flaw in Miller’s (1984) case study is that human agency is implied within the model and language used, but the word ‘agency’ is never explicitly stated. For example, Miller (1984) states that the area surrounding the modern-day village in question is completely “anthropogenic” (73). This statement implies that humans have the ability to affect the environment surrounding them, meaning that they are agents that can affect their surroundings. Another example of this occurs during the…

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  • Why Is The Middle East Important

    The Middle East has always had extraordinary geostrategic importance. (74) Because it contained or bordered on the land bridges, passageways, and narrows – the Sinai Isthmus, the Caucasus, the Strait of Gibraltar, the Dardanelles, Bab el Mandeb, the Strait of Hormuz – and the sheltered seas – the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Red Sea, and the Persian/Arabian Gulf – that provided the best routes connecting the different extremities of the vast Eurasian/African continent. In…

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  • How Does Adolf Loos Influence Modern Architecture

    Introduction Adolf Loos and Le Corbusier were two of the world's leading pioneers in architecture and the most influential European theorists and critics of Modern architecture. Loos' most known writing was "Ornament and Crime," which encouraged the removal of decoration and the use of smooth and clear surfaces, in contrast to the lavish decorations that appeared at that time. His white stripped-down buildings influenced minimal massing in modern architecture and expressed lack of ornamentation…

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  • The Water Crisis Of California

    1. Hi my name is Taylor and I chose to study the serve water crisis happening in California. This water crisis has a start date of 2012 but in reality has been going on for much longer than that. 2. The drought in California isn’t just a natural disaster but is also a man made one in another critical sense by capitalist governments largely beholden to giant energy cooperation 's refusal to seriously address the issue. Since the states founding in 1850 water policies have never been carried…

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  • Environmental Justice Movement Essay

    The environmental justice movement originated in national pulsation from all over the world, but the phenomenon of environmental injustice occurred in all countries and even the global society. The issues raised by the environmental justice movement are unpredictable significance. In the 1990s, the resulting environmental justice movement not only in the Western countries, but also in the Eastern counties (especially the less developed countries and regions) have received a wide range of…

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  • Graffiti In Ancient Egypt

    Graffiti is the act of drawing scribbled, scratched or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place. Graffito (plural graffiti), in the archaeological context, is a deliberate mark made by scratching or engraving on a large surface such as a wall. The marks may form an image or writing. In archaeology, the term may or may not include the more common modern sense of an "unauthorised" addition to a building or monument. Sgraffito, a decorative technique of partially scratching…

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  • Personal Narrative: Where I Am Now

    I grew through the incredible teachers I had, classes that taught me to deal with my past, and more world experiences than I could have ever hoped for. My sophomore year I had my first real chance at working in an archaeological environment in St. Kitts. We worked at a historical site up the mountain and spent lengthy, hot, days hunched over a hole in the ground. I could not have been happier. There is something about seeing the physical remnants of the past that changes your perspective. It is…

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  • The Paradox Of Pompeii

    Pompeii is one of the most well-known ancient cities in the world. However, at the height of its existence, it was just another Roman city. What makes Pompeii so important to us today is how well it was preserved by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Nevertheless, there are still many unanswered questions about the city. Mary Beard defined it as the Pompeii Paradox, or the fact that we “simultaneously know a huge amount and very little about ancient life there.” Although the eruption of Mount…

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