Guinea-Bissau

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  • My Experience In Photography By Ami Vitale

    “In the beginning, photography was my passport to meeting people, learning, and experiencing new cultures. Now it is more than just a passport. It’s a tool for creating awareness and understanding across cultures, communities, and countries; a tool to make sense of our commonalities in the world we share,” quote by Ami Vitale. Ami Vitale is a world known photographer, from being a Nikon Ambassador to being a National Geographic magazine photographer. Vitale has a degree in International Studies from the University of North Carolina; she started her career as a photographer roughly 16 years ago in the year 2000 after she made a trip to go visit her sister in Guinea Bissau while working for the Peace Corps in 1995. It was after returning to Guinea…

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  • The Role Of Disease In Guinea

    Guinea is an African country. It is located in West Africa – Sub-Saharan Region. It is located between Guinea Bissau and Senegal in the north; Mali and Cote d’Ivoire in the east; Liberia and Sierra Leone in the south and Atlantic Ocean in the West. Guinea has four natural regions: coastal plain; mountainous region; savanna region; and a forest region. “Total area: 94,927 sp mi (245,861 sq km); Population (2013 est.): 11,176,026 (growth rate: 2.64%); birth rate: 36.3/1000; life expectancy: 59;…

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  • Perseverance: A Difficulty To Learn A New Language

    It’s not easy to learn a new language that one never hear or speak before. Therefore, learning a new language can be tedious or detrimental for many people. However, for others, who are familiar with the language already, can say it’s effortless. From my perspective, learning a new language can be difficult. Perseverance and a thrill to learn, one can master this new skill. My encounter to learn a new language starts with when I went to the country (Guinea) in West Africa. People in this…

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  • Essay On Ferrets

    loving ferret is always a good experience. Ferrets also adapt to the hours that their owner is awake because they always want to be out of their cage to play. Ferrets are nocturnal so it would be cool to see him/ her adapt to sleep in the night instead of the day; and when the ferret was a baby it probably slept in the day. Some reasons that ferrets shouldn’t be legal is because they can be dangerous. Ferrets are not nice to other pets. They may sleep twenty-two hours of the day, but when they…

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  • Political Map Of Algeria

    Algeria was a country that was once controlled by France for the majority of its history, but eventually gained independence in 1962. Algeria has overcome political turmoil and conflict that resulted in Abdelaziz Bouteflika becoming the president in 1999, and the government today is still under his leadership, while relying heavily on the usage of hydrocarbons. Algeria’s main language is Arabic, and the people there are predominantly Muslim.Flag of Algeria.svg Papua New Guinea was a…

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  • Personal Narrative: Bringing US Marine To Tears

    I began work as a MA for a family medicine practice with a stellar reputation; but as such, they’re extremely busy with a large staff to cover their caseload. The MA turnover rate is high, as most are attending school, as I was. This meant many of the MA’s were just learning to give shots, using unsuspecting patients as guinea pigs. At the close of one shift, I was working with a new MA. Her patient was an ex-Marine with more muscles than Captain America. After her fourth attempt to poke his…

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  • The Benefits Of Creature Research

    the Draize test. The principle possibility for this examination is the pale skinned person rabbit. They are favored on the grounds that they are mild, modest, and their eyes don 't shed tears. This is done as such the chemicals set in the rabbit 's eyes don 't wash out. They are likewise the guineas pigs of the decision in light of the fact that their eyes are clear, making it less demanding to watch the annihilation of the eye tissue. Amid every test the rabbits are immobilized and a…

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  • Pidgin Monologue

    When most people find out that my mom grew up in Papua New Guinea, an Oceanian country above Australia, they look confused. I imagine a thought similar to a famous Mean Girls quote pops into their head: “If your mom’s from Papua New Guinea, why is she white?” But of course, you can’t just ask people why they’re white. So, to lessen their confusion, I immediately explain how my grandpa, Robert “Robin” Thurman, and his wife, Ruth, moved to PNG with their two daughters to work as missionaries.…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Spanish Exposure To The Incas

    These all have their own advantages, but with animals also came the exposure to diseases which built immunity for those who lived in geographical locations where there were domesticated animals. Those without these geographical advantages, places like Papua New Guinea and what used to be the Incas were effectively powerless, allowing the Spanish to appropriate their resources and become the most powerful country in the world. While diseases such as smallpox were the largest advantage Eurasian…

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  • Why Do Guns Germs And Steel Essay

    and when ), and who has the best resources and the most amount of time to become specialists and create steel. Geographic location affects the crops a civilization can grow by creating either an extraordinarily warm, exceptionally cold, or somewhere in between climate. The weather and average climate dictates the type of crops that can be grown there. In Papua New Guinea, the indigenous sago tree is the region’s main food source. The Papua New Guinea people take out the pulp of the…

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