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Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Brain drain- migration of the...

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Chapter 7 Brain drain - migration of the best-educated people from developing countries to developed nations where economic opportunities are greater Culture hearth- an area of historical cultural innovation Domestication- the purposeful selection and breeding of wild plants and animals for cultural purposes Exotic river- a river that issues from a himd area and flows into a dry area otherwise lacking streams Fertile Crescent- an ecological diverse zone of lands in Southwest Asia that extends from Lebanon eastward to Iraq and that is often associated with early forms of agricultural domestication Fossil water- water supplies that were stored underground during wetter climatic periods Hajj- an Islamic religious pilgrimage to Makkah. One of the five essential pillars of the Muslim creed to be undertaken once in life, if an individual is physically and financially able to do it Hydropolitics- the interplay of water resource issues and politics Islamic fundamentalism- a movement within both the Shiite and Sunni Muslim traditions to
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