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One dead, 17 injured in Saudi Arabia riots over migrant labour crackdown | The National

One dead, 17 injured in Saudi Arabia riots over migrant labour crackdown | The National | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Fighting continues between residents and expatriates in the Manfouha district of Riyadh.
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Tiger Tunisia can still be saved as a beach head of Arab democracy - Telegraph

Tiger Tunisia can still be saved as a beach head of Arab democracy - Telegraph | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Tunisia is able to export tariff free into Europe, the first de facto EU "member" from the Arab world, but with graduate wages one fifth the level.
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China's Maritime Disputes

China's Maritime Disputes | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
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Interactive: The price of passage

Interactive: The price of passage | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Almost 35,000 people have reached the shores of Italy and Malta in 2013 and two-thirds have filed for asylum.
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Africa is much, much bigger than you think

Africa is much, much bigger than you think | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Most maps use the “Mercator projection.” That’s good if you’re sailing somewhere. It’s bad if you’re trying to figure out how big, say, Africa is. On the Mercator projection, Africa looks to be about the same size as Greenland.
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Who Are The Roma?

Who Are The Roma? | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
With multiple stories in the news about the Roma, we take a look at the history of the Romani people -- historically known as Gypsies -- and the discrimination they've faced.
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Toll rises: 114 die, 200 unaccounted for off coast of Italy

Toll rises: 114 die, 200 unaccounted for off coast of Italy | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
ROME (AP) — A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, killing at least 94 people as it spilled hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said.
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Genetically modified foods: What is and isn’t true

Genetically modified foods: What is and isn’t true | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Welcome to Unearthed, a new monthly column that will get at facts about our food supply.
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Are the Roma Primitive, or Just Poor?

Are the Roma Primitive, or Just Poor? | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
After centuries of persecution and living on the fringes of society, can the Roma ever integrate into Western Europe?
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A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth

A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
A new interactive project from Google, NASA and the US Geological Survey.
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This map shows where the world’s 30 million slaves live. There are 60,000 in the U.S.

This map shows where the world’s 30 million slaves live. There are 60,000 in the U.S. | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Yes, slavery still exists – even here.
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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates
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Car lanes to be given to walkers and cyclists on Dublin’s quays

Car lanes to be given to walkers and cyclists on Dublin’s quays | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Liffey project would eliminate 173 parking spaces
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What Are Borders? (1/2)

What Are Borders? (1/2) | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Limits between territories are not the exclusivity of human beings, as most animals do have territorial behaviours. However, political frontiers are what makes us different. Political borders refle...
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Turkey realizes 'Ottoman dream' with rail tunnel linking Europe to Asia | Al Jazeera America

Turkey realizes 'Ottoman dream' with rail tunnel linking Europe to Asia | Al Jazeera America | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The world's first sea tunnel connecting two continents opens as part of construction spree that sparked protests in May
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Map: The World’s Most Hungry Countries

Map: The World’s Most Hungry Countries | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The map above comes from the International Food Policy Research Institute’s new 2013 Global Hunger Index.
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World gender gap index 2013 mapped

World gender gap index 2013 mapped | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named Iceland as the country with the smallest gap between the sexes, for the fifth consecutive year in a row.
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GIS becomes indispensable for managing agriculture -- GCN

GIS becomes indispensable for managing agriculture -- GCN | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
USDA is combining satellite images and streams of agricultural data into interactive maps anyone can use.
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Family Planning and Gender Equality Go Hand-in-Hand

This PRB ENGAGE Snapshot explains what gender equality means in terms of women's health and highlights how family planning and gender equality go hand-in-hand, to achieve development goals.
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France Says Deportation of Roma Girl Was Legal

France Says Deportation of Roma Girl Was Legal | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The French government said the controversial expulsion of a 15-year-old Roma girl with her family was legal but could have been conducted with more sensitivity.
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Mapping 22 Different Latino Populations Across the U.S.A.

Mapping 22 Different Latino Populations Across the U.S.A. | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
New maps show the geographic differences among Mexican, Salvadorean, Cuban, and other ethnic populations.
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The World's Worst Cities for Air Pollution Might Not Be the Ones You'd Expect

The World's Worst Cities for Air Pollution Might Not Be the Ones You'd Expect | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Exposure is getting worse in parts of the world, especially industrializing countries.
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