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When the Best and Brightest Leave India and China

When the Best and Brightest Leave India and China | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
In the 1970s, long before the word “globalization” achieved common currency, the buzzword in India was “brain drain” -- an apparent problem that almost everyone in my family and circle of friends wanted to be part of.
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London, France's sixth biggest city

London, France's sixth biggest city | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The UK capital is home to up to 400,000 French citizens. What is attracting a new generation of young French professionals to the city?
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American Migration [Interactive Map] - Forbes

American Migration [Interactive Map] - Forbes | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Every year, close to 40 million Americans move from one home to another. This interactive map visualizes those moves for every county in the country.
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40 maps that explain the world

40 maps that explain the world | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Visualizing everything from the spread of religion to the most racially tolerant countries to the world's writing systems.

Via Jessica Robson Postlethwaite, Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
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Jessica Robson Postlethwaite's curator insight, August 13, 2013 10:28 AM

We could use an entire month of class to discuss and explore these maps. Since we don't have that time, please begin yourselves on your own!

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A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries

A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
A global survey tracks peoples' willingness to live alongside neighbors of a different race.
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Quebec language police claim Italian restaurant menu has 'too much Italian'

Authorities demand Italian restaurant owner provide French translations of all Italian words.
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Tea-plucking machines threaten Assam livelihoods

Tea-plucking machines threaten Assam livelihoods | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Tea plucking machines are threatening the livelihoods of tea pickers in the Indian state of Assam, reports Mark Tully.
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Biofuel rush is wiping out unique American grasslands - environment - 18 February 2013 - New Scientist

Biofuel rush is wiping out unique American grasslands - environment - 18 February 2013 - New Scientist | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Planting more crops to meet the biofuel demand is destroying grasslands and pastures in the central US, threatening wildlife
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The next supermodel

The next supermodel | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
SMALLISH countries are often in the vanguard when it comes to reforming government. In the 1980s Britain was out in the lead, thanks to Thatcherism and...
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GDP: An Imperfect Measure of Progress

GDP: An Imperfect Measure of Progress | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Which is better for a country’s well-being: $10 million spent constructing a jail, or $10 million spent producing a line of smartphones? How about clear- cutting rain forests to produce $10 million in lumber?
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Experts Say Humanity Has Reached 'Peak Farmland'

Experts Say Humanity Has Reached 'Peak Farmland' | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
* Rising yields, slowing population means farmland peaks * Food crop area could shrink by 10 pct in half a century * Cropland 2.5 times France can return to nature by 2060 By Alister Doyle, Environment...
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Jay Walker: The world's English mania | Video on TED.com

Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English -- "the world's second language" -- by the thousands.
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A woman’s place in the world, ranked from first to last: Mother’s Day | News | National Post

A woman’s place in the world, ranked from first to last: Mother’s Day | News | National Post | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
The women’s index was combined with a children’s index to
calculate an overall ranking on the conditions for mothers
throughout the world, where Norway also placed at the top.
The indicators for the women’s index were selected “with the
wellbeing of mothers in mind,” said lead researcher Nikki
Gillette. Such indicators included the average length of a
woman’s education, female representation in government
and life expectancy and prevalence of contraceptives.
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Population Control, Marauder Style - NYTimes.com

Population Control, Marauder Style - NYTimes.com | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Source: Matthew White, "The Great Big Book of Horrible Things"
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What's Killing Poor White Women?

What's Killing Poor White Women? | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
For most Americans, life expectancy continues to rise—but not for uneducated white women. They have lost five years, and no one knows why.
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Population - Beyond 7 Billion - latimes.com

Population - Beyond 7 Billion - latimes.com | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
After remaining stable for most of human history, the world's population has exploded over the last two centuries. The boom is not over: The biggest generation in history is just entering its childbearing years.
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Understanding Global Statistics

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"Infographics to explain global statistics."


Via Seth Dixon, Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
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Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, August 27, 2013 3:49 PM

Un conjunto de sencillas infografias para visualizar estadisticas de la humanidad en el tiempo presente

trampolinecalf's comment, September 27, 2013 2:46 AM
good one
Sid McIntyre-DeLaMelena's curator insight, May 29, 12:11 PM

If the World was 100 People shows the statistics of the world as in smaller proportions allowing them to be easily visualized.

Some of the graphics divide the people into regions and nationalities mainly as Formal by continents .

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How do you feed 9 billion people?

How do you feed 9 billion people? | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists has developed crop models to better forecast food production to feed a growing population – projected to reach 9 billion by mid-century – in the face of climate change.
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EU horse meat scandal exposes dangers of globalism

EU horse meat scandal exposes dangers of globalism | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
When horse meat was discovered in beef hamburgers in Ireland last month, governments, corporations and regulators assured a panicked public that it was complete
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Halve meat consumption, scientists urge rich world

Halve meat consumption, scientists urge rich world | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
UN study says horsemeat scandal exposed dark side of cheap meat and shows how farming practices destroy natural world
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Chicken Factory - How it's made

Ever wondered how your chicken got on your plate? Watch this from Discoverry - How is it made. A chicken hatchery.
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Deconstructing development

Deconstructing development | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Breaking down the constituents of the human development indexThe UN released its new edition of its human development report on November 2nd. The...
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595 - It’s Always Chile in Norway: the Five Types of Territorial Morphology | Strange Maps | Big Think

595 - It’s Always Chile in Norway: the Five Types of Territorial Morphology | Strange Maps | Big Think | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
Do Norwegians feel curiously at home in Chile, and vice versa? Do South Africans have a strange affinity with Italians? And Filipinos with Maldivians?
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Netherlands 'halal homes' ignite religious row

Netherlands 'halal homes' ignite religious row | HumanGeo@Parrish | Scoop.it
A political row erupts over apartment renovations in Amsterdam which are seen to respect Muslim customs.
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Mexican Pointy Boots

The Mexican party scene has fully embraced ridiculously long pointy boots and tribal music. In this episode of VICE Presents, we explore the pointiest boots ...
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