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Hiking Preikestolen in Norway

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) near Stavanger, Norway. An amazing and wondrous hike.

 

For the inner explorer in all of us, this is a geographic dream. Click here to read more about this fantastic climb from a National Geographic explorer. 

 

Tags: Europe, landforms, NationalGeographic.


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This video shows us people hiking on a massive landform. Preikestolen is located in Norway and is nick named "the Pulpit Rock" int the video you get to see up close what this extraordinary mountain looks like.

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Lauren Stahowiak's curator insight, February 27, 5:28 PM

Hiking the Preikestolen is another natural wonder. Beauty can be seen from all angles of this hike. From its clear blue waters, to its green trees. Hiking this land is a great way to get some fresh air and enjoy all that Norway has to offer. The topic of the rock has spectacular views that excite hikers.

Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 24, 9:09 AM


For the inner explorer in all of us, this is a geographic dream. Click here to read more about this fantastic climb from a National Geographic explorer


Tags: Europe, landforms, NationalGeographic, Norway.

James Hobson's curator insight, October 9, 10:09 PM

(Europe topic 2)

This video offers a quick glimpse into one of the many natural wonders one can experience throughout Norway. What surprised me is the many striking similarities between Pulpit Rock and a place I have climbed called Artists Bluff in New Hampshire's White Mountains. Both are giant overhanging slabs of bedrock carved out by glaciers overlooking deep valleys and lakes. Both are also similar in composition (granite) and are tourist and photographer hotspots of their regions. Though obviously each offers its own experience, it is something to ponder how the geographies of locations thousands of miles apart can be so alike. Aside form physical geography, many separate regions throughout the world share language, tradition, and knowledge. So perhaps this offers a little insight into how things are a little less "foreign" than one might first expect.

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Asians in the U.S. labor force, 2008–2010

Asians in the U.S. labor force, 2008–2010 | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
The Editor's Desk: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics...

 

Ethnic geography, migration and economic geography intersect in this compelling infographic. 


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This chart shows the labor force from 2008 to 2010. It what kind of races were active in the labor force and the percentage the race made up of the labor force. It also shows what kind of work they did and how much of the percentage of that race was involved in a specific line of work.

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NYTimes: Measuring the Recession’s Toll

NYTimes: Measuring the Recession’s Toll | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
Which states had the largest change in poverty rates and median household incomes from 2007 to 2010.

 

Excellent interactive set of maps that you can use to teach economic geography, but with a nice easy way to make the lesson locally relevant.


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This article measures the recession toll's through out the country. It shows both the unemployment rate from 2007 to 2010 and how families yearly incomes from 2007 to 2010. It is comparing how much money used to be able to be made to now the shortage of both jobs and money

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Political and Economic Geography Presentations

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6 conference presentations on various economic and political geography topics given at NCGE 2013 as a part of the APHG strand.


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These conference presentations show the importance that geography plays in the roles of both politics and economics. The impact that geography has on economics is a huge one. You could argue that geography is used as a scale in some instances in economics because of the land structure and locating were certain areas are.If you are able to locate certain things or find out where you want to put certain things in a place geography allows you to do so using economics.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 3, 2013 2:27 PM

The last two mornings in Denver, CO there was a series of presentations of economic and political geography given in front of a capacity crowd.  6 of the educators have agreed to share the slides of their presentations with the broader geography education community and you can access them all here.  See also this livebinder with resources for teaching APHG to 9th graders (which can be adapted to older students as well).  This was a fantastic professional development event and we are all thankful that they were willing to share these resources.  


Tags: APHG, NCGE, political, economic.

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Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

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Time and time again, we're reminded of nature's beauty. It's hard to believe, but these photos of real landscapes, not abstract paintings.

 

Andre Ermolaev, through his photography has captured the beauty of Iceland's geomorphology.  Being on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Iceland has abundant volcanic ash which adds rich color to the fluvial systems.  

 

Tags: geomorphology, physical, Europe, fluvial, water, landforms, images.


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This is a picture of the volcanic ash that is under Iceland's Mid-Attlantic Ridge. This shows us that nature by itself can create beauty. It is also fascinating to see because you would never think Iceland would still have the presence of volcanic ash due to it's climate.

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Cam E's curator insight, February 27, 11:20 AM

Iceland is one of my favorite countries, and the place I most want to visit and would most likely move to if I had to leave the United States. The landscape is insanely beautiful and the population is extremely small, something I enjoy as I dislike cities and a high population density. Even the capital of Iceland looks akin to a relatively average fishing town in the Northern US or Canada, and the entire country has less people in it than any given state in the US.

Wilmine Merlain's curator insight, December 18, 2:57 PM

Nature has an incredible way at depicting and displaying its true beauty to the rest of the world. These images captured by photographer Andre Ermolaev looks like something that would be captured at a museum opening displaying some remarkable pieces of abstract work. Though this may not be the case, it gives you the desire to want to travel and experience this for yourself.

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Many Earth-Like Planets Have Climates Too Hot for Life

Many Earth-Like Planets Have Climates Too Hot for Life | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
Astronomers may need to lower their estimates of habitable planets orbiting nearby stars, suggests a new 3-D computer model of alien climates.
    

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This article shows us planets that resemble earth but have a way hotter climate than earth. The climate that is present on these other planets indicate that no life form could survive on them so it is not a question if wether there is another from of human life, but what is to become of the earth we live on and should we look at these planets as an example of what could change on this earth.

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Climographs

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Climographs are used to show the temperature and precipitation within an area monthly. This collection of data allows us to see the climate changes that occur monthly with in an area to better understand its weather patterns.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 11, 2013 1:54 PM

Climographs chart the monthly temperature and rainfall data and are a useful tool is studying climatology.  Here are links to dozens of selected United States and International cities that come from the National Drought Mitigation Center.  The image above is a climograph of Providence, RI.


Tags: physical, weather and climate, Rhode Island, statistics, visualization.

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Amazon.com: Saving the Environment: Nuclear Waste, Radiation, LENR, Cold Fusion

Amazon.com: Saving the Environment: Nuclear Waste, Radiation, LENR, Cold Fusion | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
Environment, Ecology, and Environmentalism: Creative Solutions. Global warming and climatic change is in the news. Does nuclear power help alleviate global warming?

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This article tries to make the case that some aspects hat are sen as harmful things to the environment can also help the environment. This article suggest that nuclear power can help lessen the affects of global warming. If this is true that means society should adapt to these changes because it would ultimately help the environment and the effects global warming would have on it.

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Designs to Fit More People in Every City

TED Talks How can we fit more people into cities without overcrowding? Kent Larson shows off folding cars, quick-change apartments and other innovations that could make the city of the future work a lot like a small village of the past.

 

This talk is relevant not just because it focuses on many urban issues; it also is a fantastic demonstration of how to use spatial thinking to solve problems.  

 

Tags:  density, urban, spatial, planning, TED. 


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This video is about how we can design a city that is less crowded. What Kent Larson thinks should happen to a city is basically minimize certain aspects of the city. What that means is adding these new ideas of folding cars,quick-change apartments and other innovations that will lessen the cities population and crowdedness. 

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Mike Carney's curator insight, September 30, 2013 5:41 PM

This TED Talk presents some very forward-thinking ideas on urban planning. With cities becoming more and more packed it is important to rethink the way we live and work in cities. Space saving technologies like the fold-up cars and small, changeable apartments seem futuristic but doable. This video challenges the viewer to think about the form and function of cities in new ways. Moving into the future it is important to adapt to the growing congestion in cities by applying new technologies with flexible designs that make cities more livable. I think that the smart apartments are an innovative solution but unlikely to catch on any time soon. I think that the folding cars are more likely to catch on because so many people already use the tiny smart cars and car-sharing services like zip-car are gaining in popularity. 

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Urban Carousel: Merry-Go-Round Made of Shopping Cars

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[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound. ]


Subverting the shopping cart, this urban installation is a play on consumer culture and its cyclical nature. Of course, it is also a lot of fun to play with, too.

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This is a classic example of urban art. With converting an everyday object to a classic playground to for children shows the impact of the urban culture has on society.The imagination this person had was sparked by his experiences in his everyday life in an urban city.

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Agriculture: Back to the Start

Coldplay's haunting classic 'The Scientist' is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of the short film entitled, "Back to the St...

 

Sure this is an animated commercial for Chipotle Grill, but this perfectly encapsulates the beliefs, values and ethics that underscore the organic farming movement. 


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What this commercial is trying to make aware is that there are ethics involved in agriculture. What the organic farming movement is all about is providing good for people that is produced fresh and no harm is done to the animals or environment .

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Aurora Rider's curator insight, October 24, 10:14 AM

Sure this is a Chipotle commercial but is does a good job at showing the belief that we should go back to the old way of farming. The video shows a family farm being taken over by what appears to be some big corporation. Upon being taken over, the animals are confined in small compartments and injected by what appears to be antibiotics and some other unknown substance. The factories they are sent to are polluting the place. The farmer sees all of this and decides to go back to the start.

jada_chace's curator insight, October 26, 7:17 PM

In the video it shows how the world has evolved in the way that humans take action on Mother Nature’s ways. In the beginning, there was a small family farm that was growing crops and animals. Shortly after that, it showed how small family farms are being taken over by the big agribusinesses. In today’s society that tends to happen more and more, which can be both good and bad on our economy. Unless people don’t make a change about the way we treat our food, nothing in our economy is going to get better. 

Cassie Brannan's curator insight, December 9, 10:21 PM

This animated film shows you what agriculture is really like. Sometimes it is difficult to be a farmer because of all of the climate changes. When the weather changes off and on, it can kill the crops, making it harder for farmers to find food. So as you can see, farmers go through a lot and it take a lot of hard work to be a successful farmer.

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Urban Agriculture Sprouts in Brazil’s Favelas

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Urban Agriculture Sprouts in Brazil’s Favelas - Organic agriculture is a growing trend in big cities around the world, including Latin America, and no...

 

This article nicely ties two commonly taught issues in human geography that aren't the the typical combination: 1) the growth of organic farming and 2) the spread of squatter settlements and slums in the developing world. 

 

Tags: agriculture, food, urban, unit 5 agriculture, unit 7 cities. 


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This is a new trend spreading to Brazil. Now with the organic craze that has been going around in past years farmers have sought out way to grow their food more organically. This also allows poor areas to benefit from organic farming because it is now present in their area and they can no buy food that is good and of their choice. 

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Matt Mallinson's comment, September 30, 2012 8:31 PM
I think this is an awesome idea. It shows that good things can come from places like these favelas, I'm guessing these organic foods are much healthier than what citizens are used to eating too.
Joshua Choiniere's comment, September 30, 2012 9:12 PM
I found this to be a possitive aspect that can help the people in the favellas. They are growing their own food from their own homes and it allows them to have food and saftey because they dont have to worry about going somewhere far off to farm.
Hector Alonzo's curator insight, October 21, 10:19 PM

Seeing how even Urbanized areas of the world can get into agriculture shows that you do not need to have geographic land advantage to grow crops. The Brazilian favelas are getting into agriculture to bring extra income and a sense of community to the area, getting more agriculture into these urban areas will be aided by the government in order to keep the urban agriculture movement growing

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Investors in agriculture ignore environmental risks at their peril

Investors in agriculture ignore environmental risks at their peril | geo portfolio | Scoop.it

Re water use and agriculture....and the financial risks being taken and how it could all go pear-shaped.

It takes around 500 litres of water to grow the wheat to produce a loaf of bread. A staggering 11,000 litres to feed enough cows to make a quarter-pound hamburger and between 2,000 and 4,000 litres for a cow to produce one litre of milk (Fred Pearce 2006).

HALF of all grain grown in UK goes into feed for livestock. World wide the poor go hungry because a THIRD of the world's grain that should feed people is being usurped to feed livestock. The poor unable to pay the price that grain now is because the rich feed it to livestock. Equally shocking is that 95% of rainforest destruction is to provide pasture for livestock.

Two reports: One is from the UN, the other from the Stockholm International Water Institute.

As the global population surges towards a predicted 9.1 billion people by 2050, western tastes for diets rich in meat and dairy products are unsustainable, says the report from United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) international panel of sustainable resource management.
A global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change.
Agriculture, particularly meat and dairy products, accounts for 70% of global freshwater consumption, 38% of the total land use and 19% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/02/un-report-meat-free-diet

At its 2011 conference, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) concluded that there will be just enough water to produce food for the expected 9 billion human population in 2050 only if we switch almost completely to a vegetarian diet over the next 40 years.

 


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This article talks about how investors are seeking out of stocks and assets and now investing in agriculture. The investors saw a very promising fortune in the crop growing industry since the market is high. However, they are ignoring environmental risks because they want to make money and arent worried about growing healthy crops. 

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Modern politics: Give the other fellow hell - and the country nothing at all

Modern politics: Give the other fellow hell - and the country nothing at all | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
Politics is perception. It isn't about government any more. It seems none of the main parties are interested in gaining Parliamentary dominance in order to improve British citizens' chances of lead...

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This article touches on the media of politics. The propaganda above shows that the news or "corporate" news is used to control the people rather than inform them. This shows that people in high staking politics really don't want us to know whats going on and wants to only let us see or think what they want us to.

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Providence and the Virtues of Scale

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I live in the Providence metropolitan area so this particular blog posting about urban planning and economic revitalization hit very close to home.   

 

Rhode Islanders: how accurate do you feel this perspective on Providence and it's economic assets (and deficiencies) is?  What other aspects would you discuss in trying to understand the economic geography of the area?  What are the biggest obstacles for improving the city? 


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This article shows how you can improve a city to not only make it bigger but to make it better. not better in the sense that it has to beat out other cities and have the best buildings etc. but to allow the city to be more people friendly which means getting rid of congestion and traffic.

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Kenny Dominguez's curator insight, December 12, 2013 12:20 AM

Well the providence area we are seeing a boost when it comes down to people getting jobs and also more people are coming to providence because of all it has to offer. Providence has lots to offer. One good thing that providence has to offer is one of the best schools in the area. Many people come and see and take in the scenery that just blows your mind. Also the economy seems to be getting better because this city seems not to be in such of a bad deficit. The city of providence in a couple of more years we will see a tremendous growth that the city will benefit from.

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What March Madness Can Teach Us About the Economic Geography of Sports

What March Madness Can Teach Us About the Economic Geography of Sports | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
The Atlantic CitiesWhat March Madness Can Teach Us About the Economic Geography of SportsThe Atlantic CitiesWhat exactly can account for the dominance of small and medium sized metros generally and college towns in particular in the economic...

 

While it is clear that superstar athletes in the professional ranks are concentrated in the largest cities, college athletics still let's the 'Davids' compete with the 'Goliaths.'  Interestingly, the largest cities don't have the highest per capita concentration of athletes but many small college towns do.  Among the Top 25 cities with the highest concentration of athletes in the workforce (include scholarship athletes) we find South Bend, Indiana, home to Notre Dame; Auburn, Alabama, home to the university that bears its name; Ames, Iowa, home of Iowa State; Blacksburg, Virginia (Virginia Tech); Burlington, Vermont (University of Vermont); and Boulder, Colorado (University of Colorado).  


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This article shows us the comparisons between  economic geography and sports. This article focuses on basketball and the March Madness Tournament. By seeing which teams when based on their conference (where the college is located in region) you can see why certain teams do so well and why athletes want to go to that college.

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World's Most Amazing Bridges

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Geography is not just about natural landforms. Urban structures are also equally fascinating. For today, let's...

 

The discipline of geography is about making the connections, bridging the gaps between various facets of Earth.  These 15 iconic landscapes play a strong role in how people remember place...gorgeous pictures.


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This article is interesting because it talks about considering bridges as landforms. Although bridges are not natural landforms they are indeed man made landforms. The appreciation for bridges come from the means that they provide as well as their beautiful structure. The bridges a lone form their design allow people to connect and interact with one another so bridges are also viewed as a tool for connect people as well.

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Hiking Preikestolen in Norway

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) near Stavanger, Norway. An amazing and wondrous hike.

 

For the inner explorer in all of us, this is a geographic dream. Click here to read more about this fantastic climb from a National Geographic explorer. 

 

Tags: Europe, landforms, NationalGeographic.


Via Seth Dixon
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This video shows us people hiking on a massive landform. Preikestolen is located in Norway and is nick named "the Pulpit Rock" int the video you get to see up close what this extraordinary mountain looks like.

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Lauren Stahowiak's curator insight, February 27, 5:28 PM

Hiking the Preikestolen is another natural wonder. Beauty can be seen from all angles of this hike. From its clear blue waters, to its green trees. Hiking this land is a great way to get some fresh air and enjoy all that Norway has to offer. The topic of the rock has spectacular views that excite hikers.

Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 24, 9:09 AM


For the inner explorer in all of us, this is a geographic dream. Click here to read more about this fantastic climb from a National Geographic explorer


Tags: Europe, landforms, NationalGeographic, Norway.

James Hobson's curator insight, October 9, 10:09 PM

(Europe topic 2)

This video offers a quick glimpse into one of the many natural wonders one can experience throughout Norway. What surprised me is the many striking similarities between Pulpit Rock and a place I have climbed called Artists Bluff in New Hampshire's White Mountains. Both are giant overhanging slabs of bedrock carved out by glaciers overlooking deep valleys and lakes. Both are also similar in composition (granite) and are tourist and photographer hotspots of their regions. Though obviously each offers its own experience, it is something to ponder how the geographies of locations thousands of miles apart can be so alike. Aside form physical geography, many separate regions throughout the world share language, tradition, and knowledge. So perhaps this offers a little insight into how things are a little less "foreign" than one might first expect.

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Climate Change at it's most basic

http://www.HowGlobalWarmingWorks.org University of California

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This video shoes us how climate change works in the most basic understanding. The video shows how global warming works and what exactly it does. It also shows how the climate changes effect the earth and the importance of understanding the  climate.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, December 18, 2013 5:49 PM

This NPR article highlighted this video and research that shows that a basic understanding of climate change is missing in our society (which opens up room for naysayers to think that all opinions are equally valid in a scientific discussion).

Expert's comment, December 18, 2013 7:27 PM
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imran bharti's curator insight, December 18, 2013 11:46 PM

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Sunbathing good for your mood, and the environment

Sunbathing good for your mood, and the environment | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
Sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling can lift your mood without posing much risk to the environment, according to a new survey.

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This article talks about a study done by scientists that say swimming,sunbathing, and snorkeling can enhance a persons mood and does not hurt the environment. This allows people to interact with their environment with causing harm to it. This is a more powerful article than it seems because it shows the physical effects that the environment has a on a person.

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Cities Threatened By Climate Change

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It's not just flooding: Plenty of other issues—such as rising sea levels and drought—present pressing problems for these urban areas.

Climate change is one of the most serious issues facing the world's cities in the 21st century, but so far policymakers, planners, and scientists have come up with few solutions to prevent—or mitigate—its calamitous effects.

While flooding disasters like Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy have brought attention to the dangers posed by stronger storms, there are plenty of other threats—such as rising sea levels—that might be even more pressing. Wildfires and drought have already heavily damaged the American Southwest, while flooding threatens low-lying island nations.

Visit the link to find which cities that will soon be in danger.


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This article explains the effects of the climate change has on the city. This shows us that the climate controls the physical setting of a city and if any changes are made in the climate that means that the city will also change with it. In some cases this can dangerous and cause harm to a cities landmark or physical geography. Some issues that are concerning about this is flooding's, hurricane's, and other strong storms.

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iPhone app allows Providence residents to report issues to City

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iPhone app allows Providence residents to report issues to the City...

 

Technology is enabling citizens to essentially geocode problems within the urban infrastructure.  How could this reshape local governance? 


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This article focuses on technology and how it can help citizens of a city get issues resolved within their city. This app is currently only available for the iphone. What the app does is allow a person to send awareness to city officials about a certain problem they or having or an issue that has not been resolved. For example certain things that might be included as problems are snow plowing, pot holes, trash pick up,etc.

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Safety Tips For Your Urban Commute Tip #101 from the pages of The Total Motorcycling Manual

Safety Tips For Your Urban Commute Tip #101 from the pages of The Total Motorcycling Manual | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
CHOOSE YOUR ROUTE Look for a route that moves well and gives you room to maneuver.
MIND THE GUNK The crud on city streets can compromise your traction and ability to corner and stop.

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This article gives you a sense of an urban setting. It suggest that an urban area is usually crowded and crammed. Usually this is most experienced on the roads int he city and on the free way since people are traveling to work and others are leaving.

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Top 10 Reasons Alabama’s New Immigration Law Is a Disaster for Agriculture

Top 10 Reasons Alabama’s New Immigration Law Is a Disaster for Agriculture | geo portfolio | Scoop.it

"Alabama’s new immigration law, H.B. 56, is already devastating the state’s agricultural sector."

 

Does teaching agriculture have to be boring?  This particular issue is an excellent current topic that combines politics, culture and demographics within agriculture.   

 


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This article shows how important it is to follow the natural way of agriculture. With the new laws in Alabama being passed it now allows people to grow crops in an unnatural way which is devastating predicament to the agricultural world. 

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Mac steel's comment, March 8, 2013 10:08 AM
Agriculture is still a very hands on job even with the 21centure
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Technoloy
Valorie Morgan's curator insight, November 7, 2013 10:13 AM

The new immigration laws have caused farmers to cut back on crops due to low empolyment rate. The immgrants that were currently working for farmers, ran off in fear of being captured. I'm against this law, I see exactly where the farmers are coming from. I believe these laws are pointless, it's just people trying to make an honest buck in the hot sun. Alabama is losing a great deal of agriculture due to this new law. Even though, they say its againast the law. I don't see the point. Why be so hard on these farmer??

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USAID Grants $13 Million to Innovative Agriculture Startups

USAID Grants $13 Million to Innovative Agriculture Startups | geo portfolio | Scoop.it
The agency put out a call for technology to help stem a looming global food crisis. Innovative entrepreneurs got right to work.

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With granting $13 million the USAID hopes to generate entrepreneurship that can help solve an on going crisis. They think if they can start up new way to grow food they can change the food and crop growing industry for the better. This will change the way that food is grown,sold, and the cost of food for the better.

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Lost Freshwater May Double Climate Change Effects On Agriculture

A warmer world is expected to have severe consequences for global agriculture and food supply, reducing yields of major crops even as population and demand increases. A new analysis combining climate, agricultural, and hydrological models finds that shortages of freshwater used for irrigation could double the detrimental effects of climate change on agriculture


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This article insists that the climate change will effect agriculture greatly. If the earth becomes warmer and areas that were once cold become warmer it will not allow food to grow as it once did. This means the produce of certain crops will be limited and not as available as they once were. This will also increase the demand for corps which could cause major worldly problems.

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