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More than half of the world's population lives inside this circle

More than half of the world's population lives inside this circle | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Even more mindblowing: said circle is mostly water.
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U.S. Reaches Goal of Admitting 10,000 Syrian Refugees. Here’s Where They Went.

U.S. Reaches Goal of Admitting 10,000 Syrian Refugees. Here’s Where They Went. | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Where Syrian refugees have settled in the United States.
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The Fascinating Story Behind Why So Many Nail Technicians Are Vietnamese

The Fascinating Story Behind Why So Many Nail Technicians Are Vietnamese | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Many got their start in the field thanks to Hollywood star Tippi Hedren.
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Which EU Country Has the Most Citizens Living Abroad?

Which EU Country Has the Most Citizens Living Abroad? | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Of the 28 European Union member states, which one has the largest population living outside the country?   Answer: the United Kingdom Immigrants vs. expats While the U.K. votes to approve the Brexit and leave the E.U. to stop the inflow of foreign immigrants, the fact that 4.9 million of its own citizens are living in other countries goes […]
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All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map

All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
This map shows the estimated net immigration (inflows minus outflows) by origin and destination country between 2010 and 2015. Blue circles = positive net migration (more inflows). Red circles = negative net migration (more outflows). Each yellow dot represents 1,000 people. Hover over a circle to see that country’s total net migration between 2010 and 2015. […]
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World Population: The fall of Asia and the rise of Africa

World Population: The fall of Asia and the rise of Africa | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Population of the World, 1800-2100* country size = share of world population * 2100 population figures are projections from the UN’s Population Division gif version For thousands of years, Asia has been the population center of the world. But that’s about to change. Asia contains 7 of the 10 most populous countries in the world, the […]
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The Global Extremes of Population Density

The Global Extremes of Population Density | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Only 5% of the world’s population lives in the entire blue region. For comparison, the same number of people live in the small red region. Update: What this map looks like as an equal area projection, and why it would have been a poor choice Believe it or not, it’s true. There are just as many people living […]
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People in this village live longer than anywhere else on Earth. Scientists have finally realised why

People in this village live longer than anywhere else on Earth. Scientists have finally realised why | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Acciaroli in south west Italy is no ordinary place. It is home to an extraordinarily high number of centenarians.  More than one in 10 of the population of 700 is over 100 years old, and the hamlet has been the focus of a study to discover the factors that contribute to its residents’ longevity.
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Immigrants don't commit more crimes. Why does the myth persist?

Immigrants don't commit more crimes. Why does the myth persist? | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Study finds no evidence supporting the idea that immigrants are especially prone to hide their criminal behavior.
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How China’s middle class will save the world (of consumerism) - Truewealth Publishing

How China’s middle class will save the world (of consumerism) - Truewealth Publishing | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
The American consumer has been a central driver of the global economy for decades. Fortunately for the overburdened American consumer, China’s middle class is
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Science Explains...What Happens if You Never Leave Your Hometown

Science Explains...What Happens if You Never Leave Your Hometown | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
America was built on the concept of Manifest Destiny. We look up to the people who took big chances, who struck out on their own, who walked into the great
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Baby boy born on migrant rescue vessel

Baby boy born on migrant rescue vessel | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
A baby boy was born on a refugee rescue vessel in the Mediterranean Monday morning.
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The Ins and Outs of Immigration in the European Union

The Ins and Outs of Immigration in the European Union | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
The interactive map below shows the net migration (inflows minus outflows) of each country in the European Union between 2010 and 2015. Blue circle = positive net migration (more inflows). Red circle = negative net migration (more outflows). Each orange dot represents 1,000 people. Hover over a circle (or tap on mobile) to see that country’s […]
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Visualizing the Great Migration — The Most Under-Reported Story of the 20th Century

Visualizing the Great Migration — The Most Under-Reported Story of the 20th Century | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
In 1910, 83% of African Americans lived in the South, about the same percentage that had lived there since at least as far back as 1790. In the 60 years that followed, growing racism and a lack of economic opportunities in the South led more than 6 million African Americans to migrate north. The pull […]
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Half the World’s Population Lives in Just 1% of the Land [Map]

Half the World’s Population Lives in Just 1% of the Land [Map] | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
Half the world’s population lives in the yellow. The other half lives in the black. This map was created using gridded population data compiled by NASA. Whereas populations are typically broken down by geographic regions such as countries or states, gridded population data divides the world population into a grid of tiny square-shaped cells, without regard for administrative borders. The population grid used here […]
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How Many U.S. Cities Can You Fit Inside Tokyo?

How Many U.S. Cities Can You Fit Inside Tokyo? | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
According to a 2014 report by the U.N., “Tokyo is the world’s largest city with an agglomeration of 38 million inhabitants.” That can’t be right, you might say. No city has that many people. It says on Wikipedia that the population of Tokyo is only 13 million. From a more technical perspective, there is only one City of Tokyo, and it’s population […]
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Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820

Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820 | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time. Use the controls at the bottom to stop / […]
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Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future - Kim Preshoff

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/population-pyramids-powerful-predictors-of-the-future-kim-preshoff Population statistics are like crystal ball
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Interactive Infographic on Population

Interactive Infographic on Population | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
A really cool website to use for Population and Aging and here is one on Singapore!
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The Refugee Project

The Refugee Project | Unit 2- Population and Migration | Scoop.it
The Refugee Project by Hyperakt and Ekene Ijeoma, visualizes UNHCR refugee data and UN population data to tell the stories of refugee movements from 1975 to 2015.
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