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  • Miami: The Most Vulnerable

    Steven Lopez Bjoern Hagen SOS 111 14 October 2016 Miami: The Most Vulnerable Sustainability is a complex topic that has many points to address. This idea was first formally a given a definition in the Brundtland Commission of 1987. It was defined as follows: “Development which meets the needs of current generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. But true sustainability goes beyond that. It includes areas of economics, society, and of course the environment. This last category is under threat. As the climate is rapidly changing, many coastlines are in serious threat of eventually being losing land because of the climate change. This will currently continue if nothing is to be done about it.…

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  • The Importance Of Public Transportation In Miami

    region, Miami alone suffers from its limited routed Metrorail. Even Miami-Dade local buses of Miami are bound to suffer the same fate as drivers do… traffic. Miami is ranked 28th for high traffic congestion based on a worldwide poll by TomTom (TomTom International BV, 2016). The South Florida region suffers from car culture, which means people who live in low density residential areas are dependent on vehicles to travel one to another. Regardless of the measures local official’s take, it remains…

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  • Homelessness In The Usa

    increasing due to many factors, but mainly is a socio-economic problem. Some statistics from National Alliance to End Homelessness shows that about 15 percent of the homeless population - 83,170 - are considered "chronically homeless” individuals and about 2 percent - 13,105 - are considered "chronically homeless” people in families and number are increasing. On the other hand, Miami Beach has been a main tourist destination in the US for many years and South Beach has been shown as a main…

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  • Juvenile Delinquency Statistics

    theories that shape the City of Miami-Dade public policy for delinquency prevention and ideas from the author that would improve juvenile delinquency efforts with examples. Keywords: reduction, change, juvenile,…

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  • Virgina Key Geography

    Just north of Key Biscayne in sunny Miami, Virgina Key is a protected barrier Island in the Atlantic ocean. Consisting of 863 acres of land, it was once much larger, extending into the Ft. Lauderdale area. Between 1835 and 1838 hurricanes eroded the beach, creating inlets and dividing the island in two. The other portion became Fisher Island, which sits at the southernmost tip of Miami Beach. Virgina Key was a part of the civil rights movement. In a time when blacks were prohibited from going…

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  • Case Study Of Pet Paradise Resort And Day Spa

    Pet Services: grooming & boarding- $5.73 billion (Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics, 2016) Based off an article Miami Herald in 2014, dog grooming and boarding businesses make around $100,000+ annually. With this information, the market share for one of these companies would be .0017% market share, while the higher end businesses in the pet services industry make $1,000,000+ annually which translates to a .017% market share. I did get a chance to speak to a representative from Pet…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: We's Moving To Florida

    priced but came in a floral printed box that matched the bathrooms. “They probably don’t have this brand in Florida,” she said, completely deadpan. “We 're not moving”. Most of my other memories of the move are hazy, like images inferred from a retelling, a copy of a copy. But my memory of leaning over and looking out the airplane window and seeing Florida is one of my clearest recollections. I saw a sea of tiny orange squares and little blue puddles that were the stucco roofs and kidney shaped…

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  • Winter Getaway To Florida's Best Beaches

    Winter getaway to Florida’s best beaches If you’re looking to escape the cold weather climate, it’s not too late to book a vacation to Florida’s beaches. Over 1,000 miles of shoreline awaits vacationers to Florida’s pristine beaches. No other state offers as much diversity. In the northeastern part of Florida are Amelia Island and the beaches of Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine offering visitors a luxurious blend of hotels situated among dunes and white sand. Visitors looking for a little more…

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  • Royal Caribbean

    Strategic Analysis #2 I. Organizational Structure Functional organizational structures are used to implement all business strategies that a firm may pursue. Each of the major business functions is managed by one upper level manger; this person could be the founder, CEO, or president. The CEO or founder has knowledge of a multifunctional nature so that they can manage each individual functional specialist. Most firms with a cost leadership strategy employ a functional organizational structure…

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  • My Family, My Hometown And My State

    It’s thought-provoking how everything is interconnected when you look back on it historically. My family, my hometown, and my State can be viewed like a Venn diagram with logical connections between them. Taking a snapshot of 1998 was interesting. I never considered where my family was or what they were doing the year I was born. The city and state where I grew up were dealing with some exciting and some difficult problems such as corruption, an archeological find, severe weather, and historic…

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