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32 Imaginative And Beautifully Designed Maps

32 Imaginative And Beautifully Designed Maps | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Maps reinvented artistically. Clearly you can create a map from anything! check out the meat map and the coin map!
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APHG Unit V: Agriculture & Rural Land Use Scoop It! Page

APHG Unit V: Agriculture & Rural Land Use Scoop It! Page | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Articles and study material on agricultural revolutions, farming, food sources and scarcity, green revolution, land usage, GMOs, etc.
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This is a separate Scoop It! page of a compilation of articles about agriculture and rural land use and food.

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16 Children And Their Bedrooms From Across The World.

16 Children And Their Bedrooms From Across The World. | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Where they sleep says a lot about the world they live in.
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What might you be taking for granted?
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Behold Ukrainian Easter Art: Incredible, Inedible Eggs

Behold Ukrainian Easter Art: Incredible, Inedible Eggs | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Even 2,000 years ago, people seemed to know that the egg could be a source of life. And an ancient art form has been passed down, transforming a symbolic source of food into a dazzling decoration.
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Fun and Beautiful Maps of the World Made From Signature Regional Foods

Fun and Beautiful Maps of the World Made From Signature Regional Foods | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves have collaborated on a series of food-based country maps composed of signature national ingredients. The typography is by Sarit Melmed. "Exploring new places through the food you eat is often a portal to the cultural complexities of that place," Hargreaves wrote in an email. "In this series we...
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Geography in the News: Chernobyl’s Legacy

Geography in the News: Chernobyl’s Legacy | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it

By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Chernobyl’s legacy endures Chernobyl is a place known around the world. The meltdown at the Chernobyl power plant in 1986 made front-page news and, until Japan’s Fukushima disaster of 2011, was considered the world’s worst nuclear accident. With North Korea’s recent threats of nuclear strikes aimed at South Korea, Japan and the United States, the geography of Chernobyl’s impacts and the lessons learned are worth repeating to each generation. 

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Study Links Monsanto’s Roundup to Autism, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Study Links Monsanto’s Roundup to Autism, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
FOOD & WATER WATCH — A new review of hundreds of scientific studies surrounding glyphosate—the major component of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide—sheds light on its effects within the human body ...
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From Foreign Garb To Fashion Fad, Pajamas Have Traveled Far

From Foreign Garb To Fashion Fad, Pajamas Have Traveled Far | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
A Persian and Indian garment, brought home by British colonials and made stylish for women by French designers. At first, PJs were seen as a cultural challenge to the American use of nightshirts.
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WH Group's IPO gives investors a taste of the world's biggest pork market.

WH Group's IPO gives investors a taste of the world's biggest pork market. | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it

"When China's largest pork distributor acquired America's largest pork producer, it was a tasty match. Now the two are going to the public market to sanctify their union as the world's top pork firm.The IPO of WH Group, which bought U.S. pork giant Smithfield last year, presents investors a tasty opportunity to take part in China's food revolution."

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Smithfield is the largest pork producer in the US and headquartered right here in Virginia since 1936.  It made Smithfield , VA the "Ham Capital of the World."   Now it belongs to China.

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Secret State of North Korea – FRONTLINE

Secret State of North Korea – FRONTLINE | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Using undercover footage, FRONTLINE explores life under Kim Jong-un.
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PBS Broadcast Tuesday April 8th!

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Lime Prices In Mexico Soar As Drug Cartels And Bad Weather Take Toll On Crop

Lime Prices In Mexico Soar As Drug Cartels And Bad Weather Take Toll On Crop | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
While growers are used to dealing with cold spats and insect infestations, the move by Mexico’s notorious drug cartels into the business has forced both farmers and trucker drivers to take unheard of measures.
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McDonald's Pink Slime - YouTube

McDonald's will stop using 'pink slime' (aka, ammonium hydroxide) in it's beef after a campaign against it by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver raised public aware...
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How does that nugget taste NOW?!

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Fair Trade | Visual.ly

Fair Trade | Visual.ly | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Fair trade is when the original source of the product, such as the farmer get an equal percentage of the profits as the business who carries it gets.
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A map of Transnistria, Crimea, and other geographical ‘gray areas’ to be worried about

A map of Transnistria, Crimea, and other geographical ‘gray areas’ to be worried about | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Unresolved problems.
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Ebola continues to spread through West Africa, stoking fears of epidemic | Al Jazeera America

Ebola continues to spread through West Africa, stoking fears of epidemic | Al Jazeera America | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Scientists believe this outbreak stems from a new strain, and they worry that it could spread across West Africa
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The Future of FOOD: How to feed our growing planet

The Future of FOOD: How to feed our growing planet | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
The National Geographic Food Hub
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The New Food Revolution!  Great collection of graphics, data and stories to go along with the agriculture unit!

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Watch This Video & You’ll Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again

Watch This Video & You’ll Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it

Michael Pollan is an author, activist, journalist and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He mainly focuses on the industrial food chain with regards to his research. He emphasizes how cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family’s health, build communities, help fix our broken food system and perhaps most importantly, break our growing dependence on corporations.

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Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
For this week's Sandwich Monday, our non-Jewish colleagues get an introduction to the wonders of the Passover lunch. Manischewitz rules this meal.
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Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach

Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
What we think about food may change how our bodies respond to it. Sip what you think is a rich milkshake, and your body acts as if you've had a fatty treat, even if it's really a lower-calorie drink.
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A look at food labelling
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Frozen In Time: The Cyprus Buffer Zone

Frozen In Time: The Cyprus Buffer Zone | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
This year marks four decades since the Cyprus National Guard staged a coup that led to Turkish military intervention and escalated the civil war between the Greek and Turkish communities on the island
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The Future Of Clean, Green Fish Farming Could Be Indoor Factories

The Future Of Clean, Green Fish Farming Could Be Indoor Factories | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Aquaculture in the U.S. has lagged because of opposition from environmentalists and people living on the coast. But entrepreneurs say they've found a way to produce fish on land with little pollution.
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Good story on aquaculture.

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Travelers' choice: World's top 25 destinations

Travelers' choice: World's top 25 destinations | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
You blinked and a quarter of the year flew by. It's time to plan a vacation. TripAdvisor's list of top destinations should help.
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You might be surprised at #1!

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The world's largest democratic event: India begins voting

The world's largest democratic event: India begins voting | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
India, the most populous democracy on the planet, is about to hold elections that will seat a new parliament and prime minister. It will be the largest democratic event in history. The numbers are mind-blowing.
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8 Facts About Food That Will Totally Creep You Out - YouTube

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6 of the World's Most Worrisome Disputed Territories

6 of the World's Most Worrisome Disputed Territories | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
Territorial disputes are nothing new, but political analysts warn of a rise in tensions because of Russia's bold move into Crimea.
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The New York Times > Business > Image > The Hot Spots for Organic Food

The New York Times > Business > Image > The Hot Spots for Organic Food | AP Human Geography Herm | Scoop.it
The map of organic farms in the United States is clustered into a few geographic centers, a strikingly different pattern than the map of all farms.
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Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40 - YouTube

The dismantling of imperialism!

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Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, April 1, 10:29 AM

Colonization-- mentioned in many of our APHUG units!