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The camp and geographical imaginations

The camp and geographical imaginations | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Last Thursday, the last full day of my visit to Ostrava, Tomas took me to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in the Polish town of Oswiecim: I'm still trying to come to terms with wha...
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Some Retailers Rethink Their Role in Bangladesh

Some Retailers Rethink Their Role in Bangladesh | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
The Walt Disney Company has ordered an end to production of branded merchandise in Bangladesh, and other retailers are considering similar moves.
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For want of a drink

For want of a drink | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
WHEN the word water appears in print these days, crisis is rarely far behind. Water, it is said, is the new oil: a resource long squandered, now growing expensive...
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Der Sinn des Lebens im Kaffeehaus

Der Sinn des Lebens im Kaffeehaus | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Nach der langen Nacht der Krimis kommen nun die Philosophen in Wiens Cafés. Franz Schubert ist ein Initiator der Reihe "Nacht der Philosophie".
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388 Meter: Melbourne baut höchstes Gebäude der Südhalbkugel - SPIEGEL ONLINE

388 Meter: Melbourne baut höchstes Gebäude der Südhalbkugel - SPIEGEL ONLINE | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Australia 108 - der Name ist Programm. In Melbourne soll ein Wolkenkratzer mit 108 Stockwerken entstehen.
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Possum Pie aus Neuseeland: Staatsfeind in Blätterteig - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Possum Pie aus Neuseeland: Staatsfeind in Blätterteig - SPIEGEL ONLINE | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Mit "Roadkill of the Day" warb ein Pub in Neuseelands wildem Westen - und bot in großem Stil Possum an. Das meistgehasste Tier des Landes gab es in den Varianten "Scheinwerfers Liebling" und "Errate den Matsch".
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Grasping at Straw: A Foolproof Vegetable Plot

Grasping at Straw: A Foolproof Vegetable Plot | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Even if your yard is asphalt, there’s an easy way to grow vegetables.
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Zum Tode Margaret Thatchers: Die Lady, die ihr Land veränderte - taz.de

Zum Tode Margaret Thatchers: Die Lady, die ihr Land veränderte - taz.de | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Margaret Thatcher brach die Macht der Eliten, links wie rechts. Der von ihr verkörperte Aufstieg des Kleinbürgers prägte und spaltete eine Generation.
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The #GlobalPOV Project: "Can We Shop To End Poverty?" With Ananya Roy

The second video in The #GlobalPOV Project series is an exploration of ethical consumerism and fair trade interventions. However tempting it may be to believ...
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A New Map Of The U.S., Created By How Our Dollar Bills Move

A New Map Of The U.S., Created By How Our Dollar Bills Move | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
To theoretical physicist Dirk Brockmann, the borders of the United States are out of date."Some are kind of arbitrary like New Mexico, Arizona: They’re just kind of drawn on the map," says Brockmann.
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The ‘America’ Map: Review of ‘A Renaissance Globemaker’s Toolbox’

The ‘America’ Map: Review of ‘A Renaissance Globemaker’s Toolbox’ | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
John W. Hessler’s book “A Renaissance Globemaker’s Toolbox” saves from obscurity Johannes Schöner, a 16th-century globe maker who rescued the nation’s 1507 “birth certificate.”
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As Pollution Worsens in China, Solutions Succumb to Infighting

As Pollution Worsens in China, Solutions Succumb to Infighting | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Even as top officials admit the severity of China’s environmental woes, conflict within the government is one of the biggest obstacles to enacting stronger policies.
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In the new Burma, there’s no need for guilt

In the new Burma, there’s no need for guilt | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Traveling with an unburdened mind in Rangoon, Golden Rock and Ngapali Beach.
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One Small Solution for Food Deserts: The Bus-Mounted Grocery Bin

One Small Solution for Food Deserts: The Bus-Mounted Grocery Bin | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Connecting underserved people to grocery stores may be easier than building new ones. But what's a shopper to do with groceries on a crowded bus?
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The 9 billion-people question

The 9 billion-people question | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
THE 1.6-hectare (4-acre) Broadbalk field lies in the centre of Rothamsted farm, about 40km (25 miles) north of London. In 1847 the farm's founder, Sir John...
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Verseuchte Lebensmittel – Kampf gegen den tödlichen Schimmel

Verseuchte Lebensmittel – Kampf gegen den tödlichen Schimmel | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
In Deutschland und Europa tauchen immer wieder Lebensmittel auf, die mit krebserregenden und sogar tödlichen Schimmelpilzgiften verseucht sind. Noch deutlich größer ist das Problem allerdings in den Entwicklungsländern.
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Touristenbus in Johannesburg: "Manche trauen sich nicht auszusteigen" - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Touristenbus in Johannesburg: "Manche trauen sich nicht auszusteigen" - SPIEGEL ONLINE | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Rote Doppeldeckerbusse sind weltweit zu einem Symbol im Städtetourismus geworden. In Berlin oder Sydney gehören sie zum Straßenbild, im südafrikanischen Johannesburg dagegen wirken sie wie aus einer anderen Welt.
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Weltreise mit Kindern: Shoppen, schlemmen, schlummern - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Weltreise mit Kindern: Shoppen, schlemmen, schlummern - SPIEGEL ONLINE | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Ein Aufenthalt in Singapur ist so etwas wie eine Weltreise in der Weltreise: Es gibt Little India, die Arabische Straße und Chinatown. Und dazu einen phantastischen Zoo.
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Digging in the Dirt With Gardening Apps

Digging in the Dirt With Gardening Apps | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
A handy arsenal of apps to help any type of gardener, whether a novice or an old hand.
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The Scale of the Universe 2 — Other Languages

Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between in many different languages.
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Tourism remains major contributor to Nigeria's economy says Minister - Daily Times Nigeria

Tourism remains major contributor to Nigeria's economy says Minister - Daily Times Nigeria | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Tourism remains major contributor to Nigeria's economy says Minister Daily Times Nigeria ``We are almost like 37 countries all in one and, therefore, you cannot limit the expression of people's creativity; in fact, we want to encourage as many more...
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Fish Populations Rebound Since 1996 Catch-Limits Law

Fish Populations Rebound Since 1996 Catch-Limits Law | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Newly released data show that many commercial stocks depleted by overfishing are returning in abundance since a 1996 law that effectively ordered limits on catches.
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Kürbiskernöl zum Anziehen : Kernöl-Tracht in Graz präsentiert > Kleine Zeitung

Kürbiskernöl zum Anziehen : Kernöl-Tracht in Graz präsentiert > Kleine Zeitung | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Hannes Arch und Sandra Thier (RTL II) in Kernöl-Tracht.
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