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migration

the movement of people into (immigration) and out of (emigration) a country that serves to increase or decrease the country's POPULATION and labour force. For example, immigration was an important factor in the early colonization of Australia and New Zealand, and the USA and Canada.
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BEIRUT: "Encounter," the latest exhibition by Shirin Ettehadieh, now up at Galerie Tanit, brings into discussion the issue of human migration, movement and loneliness.
Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, reminds us that the forces driving the spread of Zika as well as other vector-borne disease viruses are poverty, human migration, conflict, urbanization, deforestation, and climate change.
Epstein examines the political, legal, and moral challenges to democratic legitimacy against the backdrop of the unprecedented levels of human migration into and through sovereign democratic nation-states that has resulted in tens of millions of people being denied the most basic democratic and human right--membership within a political community--because they are not citizens.
The Commission will propose how the EU would meet its side of the deal under which Turkey would take back migrants and refugees crossing into the bloc — the main strategy in trying to stem the biggest human migration in Europe since World War Two, an official involved in drafting the paper told Reuters.
It is the biggest annual human migration in the world with 1.
The plant protects the only aquifer located on the island that has been under threat of contamination due to high levels of human migration to the area as a result of limited living space.
Manning traces earliest human migration from the African continent (40,000 BP) and then turns attention towards the Eurasian and American regions (40,000 to 15,000 BP); simultaneously he describes human and technological developments which have been a facilitating factor for these global movements.
I strongly recommend Cornell's thoughtful book of reflections on the religious roots of human migration written in a very accessible style of personal stories and faith reflections.
To view the photo gallery, click here Ahead of the Lunar New Year on February 19, the travel spree, known as "Chunyun" in Chinese, is considered the world's largest human migration, with hundreds of millions of Chinese people travelling home to reunite with family and then returning back to work.
It was the science of astronomy that helped mark human migration and the way of life in the past.
Topography may also be an important factor: New evidence from a Princeton University study suggests that land elevation could play a bigger role than even economic incentives in the future of human migration.
Meanwhile, days of colorful festivals, parades, dragon and lion dances, fireworks display, visits to friends and relatives, and the largest human migration around the world to travel home to attend reunions culminated yesterday with the onset of the Chinese New Year.

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