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    Olm Research Paper

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    The Olm Here we have a very unique animal, it is the olm. The olm has many adaptations as well as a unique range and habitat. The way that the olm eats and stores food is a captivating process. Also the lifespan of the olm is a long experience. The reproduction is a unique process. The olm is an amazing species, and the more one researches the olm, the more remarkable the animal becomes. In this paper, one can see all of the amazing finding of the olm. The olm is just the common name for this animal. The animal is in the domain Eukaryota, along with any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes. One step below this, is the kingdom which is Animalia. The reason this animal is in this kingdom is for that reason alone, because it is an animal. The phylum of the olm is Chordata. The reason it is in the Chordata is because the olm has pharangeal slit. They can take in water through their mouth and then release the particles in which are un-needed in the body through the slits. Its class is Amphibia because of the fact that the olm does have legs in which they could get around on land if they needed to. The species is Proteus Anguinus. All members of the genus Proteus contain an ampullary electroreceptor which is used to detect electric fields. The main function of their ampullary electroreceptor is not known, but it is suspected to be used for locating prey (ADW). Behavioral studies suggest that Proteus Anguinus is also…

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    Agriculture in most developing economies is the core sector providing a livelihood to a significant proportion of population, especially in rural areas. Since this sector faces the largest burnt of underemployment, unemployment and poverty, a growing agriculture and allied sector is expected to contribute vastly to overall growth and poverty alleviation. Increasing the productive capacity of agriculture through higher productivity has been an important goal in developing countries. There has…

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    relationship and lineage, defines a family in the Ladakhi sense: one third of houses host three or more generations (extended), while half host two (nuclear), with defined rights and obligations for each person (Jolden, 2013, p. 113). Even the family name is derived from the house name. The location, animal names or even occupation when Ladakh was a kingdom inform the choice of house name (Mann, 2002, p. 64) and, in turn, the Ladakhi equivalent of a surname. The family functions as a social…

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    It is evident that there are multiple factors that can affect the health of women during pregnancy. Although it may seem that the factors are in the woman’s control, the lack of resources, the beliefs and culture, and the society in Ladakh India impact both maternal and infant health. Widespread use of biomedical services is shown in both an ecological context, as well as a cultural context. In an ecological context, hypoxia associated with the high altitude of the region places stresses on…

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    Aksai Chin Case Study

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    another face-off in the Aksai Chin region. How this cold and wind-swept desert became a seemingly intractable dispute is tale worth telling. It was the ambitions of two Kashmir Maharaja’s that saddled India with its two biggest security challenges. We know how Hari Singh’s vacillation led to the invasion of his realm by the Pakistani raiders in 1947 and what followed is well known. But not so well known is how the ambition of Maharaja Ranbir Singh led to the cartographic annexation of Aksai Chin…

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    What Is Climate Change?

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    the Arctic and Antarctic due to global warming and climate change is reported frequently. However, the melting of the Himalayan glaciers goes largely unreported, even though more people are impacted. Presently 10% of the earth’s landmass is covered with snow, with 84.16% of the Antarctic, 13.9% in Greenland, 0.77% in the Himalaya, 0.51% in North America, 0.37% in Africa, 0.15% in South America, 0.06% in Europe. Outside the polar region, Himalaya has the maximum concentration of glaciers. 9.04%…

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    Minimum Wage Gap Analysis

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    While working a minimum wage job in Seattle the summer prior to enrolling at the Evans School, I gained a unique perspective and developed an acute interest in understanding the potential impacts of implementing this policy during a critical time of transition for organizations facing wage hikes. In my department, for example, some almost-immediate changes after the passage of the minimum wage hike exposed loopholes in existing workforce policies intended to benefit low-wage workers, which…

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    the University of London and returned India in 1934 after taking his Ph.D. degree in History. His marriage with Salila Mukherji in 1935 proved to be a boon to his literary career. In 1950 he was appointed Press Attache to the Embassy of India in America where he spent the rest of his life as an active creative writer. He was appointed a Visiting Professor in 1971 in the University of Hawaii where he wrote his last novel,”A Dream in Hawaii”.Dealing whole life with epoch making events Bhabani…

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    The Economics of Happiness is a documentary film that was released in 2011. It is directed by Helena Norberg Hodge, Steven Gorelick, and John Page, and produced by Local Futures. The film features different voices from around the globe and they share their story. The Economics of Happiness basically focuses on the adverse effects of globalization on populations around the world. The film starts by telling the story of a small village in the Himalayan region of India called Ladakh. It describes…

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    Amazon River. Secondly, he traverses over a frozen river trail that is forty-miles long, called the Chaddar in Ladakh. He traveled with a group of Zanskar’s teenagers, who were looking to leave their homes in the Himalayan village and further their education in the outside world. Thirdly, he ventures to Kenya and learns how the AIDs epidemic began. Here Conover spends a lot of time with a trucker named, Obadiah and becomes very good friends with him. This led Conover to revisit Kenya, to see how…

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