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Koreas trade fire after N Korea ship violates NLL

Koreas trade fire after N Korea ship violates NLL | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
South and North Korean patrol ships traded fire in the West Sea on Tuesday morning after a North Korean warship violated the Northern Limit Line, a de facto sea border.There were no casualties on either side, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.Although each side only fired warning shots, it was the first time in nearly five years that the two navies had exchanged fire. The two sides exchanged fire some 8.8 kilometres away from each other.
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Global Trends Quiz

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Test your understanding of the population trends and environmental challenges facing nations around the world.
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The Geography of Hong Kong's Protests - The Atlantic

The Geography of Hong Kong's Protests - The Atlantic | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
The territory's residents are demanding democracy in intersections, not central squares.
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Spain ramps up Ebola response; Norwegian tests positive in Sierra Leone

Spain ramps up Ebola response; Norwegian tests positive in Sierra Leone | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Spanish health authorities said they are monitoring three more potential cases of Ebola in Spain, a day after a nurse's assistant was confirmed as infected.
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8 Ebola Terms You Need to Know

8 Ebola Terms You Need to Know | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Now that the U.S. has its first diagnosed case of Ebola — a patient in Dallas from Liberia — here are the terms you should know when it comes to understanding who's at risk
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A good illustration of contagious diffusion.

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Visualizing How A Population Hits 7 Billion

Visualizing How A Population Hits 7 Billion | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
The U.N. says today symbolically marks the moment when the world's population reaches 7 billion. A little more than two centuries ago, the global population was 1 billion. How did it grow so big so fast? With the help of a sound montage and video, it gets a bit easier to see how the Earth can produce that kind of a crowd.
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In Jewish and Islamic Holidays, a Reminder of Commonalities

In Jewish and Islamic Holidays, a Reminder of Commonalities | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Robin Wright: For all their rivalries, Judaism and Islam have played important roles in each other’s past in positive ways.
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Culture Will Keep Ebola from Spreading Here: UNT Professor

Culture Will Keep Ebola from Spreading Here: UNT Professor | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Geography professor Dr. Joseph Oppong has found culture and the political climate in West African countries may be the biggest reason Ebola has spread there, and why he doesn't see it happening here.
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Swiss population rise: Mainly foreigners

Swiss population rise: Mainly foreigners | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

BERN The population of Switzerland rose by 1.3% in 2013, the overwhelming majority of them immigrants, the Federal Office of Statistics announced this week. With 100,600 new residents, the current...

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The Political Geography of Hong Kong's Protests

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The territory's residents are demanding democracy in city intersections, not central squares.
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GMO Fast Facts

GMO Fast Facts | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
October is Non-GMO Month, so it’s the perfect time to share some of the basics of genetically modified organisms, as well as delve into the details.
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World's most dangerous border? - CNN.com Video

Syrian refugees flee to the Spanish territory of Melilla, and there are fears ISIS has too. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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First Ebola case diagnosed on US soil

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The first case of Ebola diagnosed on US soil is confirmed by medical officials in Dallas, Texas.
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Doctor: The CDC is lying about Ebola - CNN.com Video

Doctor Gilbert Mobley wore a hazmat suit and strolled through the world's busiest airport to make a point about Ebola.
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India, Pakistan exchange fire over Kashmir border

India, Pakistan exchange fire over Kashmir border | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Indian and Pakistani troops fired bullets and mortar shells across the border between Kashmir and Pakistan for a second day.
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Why India's sanitation crisis needs more than toilets

Why India's sanitation crisis needs more than toilets | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
New research reveals that building toilets may not be enough to stop people from defecating in the open.
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Sometimes culture overrides modernization.
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PopulationPyramid.net

PopulationPyramid.net | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Population Pyramid of WORLD in 2010
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Find your specific country (s) of interest here!

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Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future - Kim Preshoff - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/population-pyramids-powerful-predictors-of-the-future-kim-preshoff Population statistics are like crystal balls -...
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The world's hardest geography quiz - Telegraph.co.uk

The world's hardest geography quiz - Telegraph.co.uk | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Show off your knowledge of the world's most obscure capital cities
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Fantasy football meets social studies in Elizabethtown classroom

Fantasy football meets social studies in Elizabethtown classroom | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
In Fantasy Geopolitics, students earn points every time their countries appear in the news, putting teens who follow the latest headlines at an advantage.
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All the Single Ladies Should Move to San Jose or Denver

All the Single Ladies Should Move to San Jose or Denver | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
A new interactive map shows the best and worst cities for women looking to marry men.
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Building 'Imaginary Cities'

Building 'Imaginary Cities' | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
An upcoming book shows that the architecture of fantasy isn't so far from reality.
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McDonald's serves WHAT in London?! The Outrageous Double-Standard in Fast Food.

McDonald's serves WHAT in London?! The Outrageous Double-Standard in Fast Food. | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
McDonald's serves WHAT in London?! The Outrageous Double-Standard in Fast Food. You'll be so mad.
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When Governments Pay People To Have Babies

When Governments Pay People To Have Babies | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
It's a strategy some countries have adopted to boost falling fertility rates. Here's why it often fails.
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