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Mali - a brief history and latest developments: interactive

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The west African state currently under attack from Islamists has a long history as an independent nation straddling the historically lucrative trans-Saharan trade routes

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London Profiler - Incredible resource showing ethnic minority distribution in London amongst other GIS overlay

London Profiler - Incredible resource showing ethnic minority distribution in London amongst other GIS overlay | For the students | Scoop.it

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Incredible resource showing ethnic minority distribution in London amongst other GIS overlays

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A review of the documentary 'fueling poverty' - Premium Times Nigeria

A review of the documentary 'fueling poverty' - Premium Times Nigeria | For the students | Scoop.it
The documentary which will be premiered in January 2013, takes up a serious issue – corruption in governance.
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Ending global poverty: the fight goes on | Society | The Observer

RT @DFID_UK: How do we end global poverty?
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'No Olympic school sport boost'

'No Olympic school sport boost' | For the students | Scoop.it
A survey suggests schools are failing to capitalise on the inspirational legacy of this summer's London Olympics.
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What impact will Burma's lurch toward globalisation have on it's rich biodiversity?

What impact will Burma's lurch toward globalisation have on it's rich biodiversity? | For the students | Scoop.it
Yale Environment 360: As the nation embraces democracy and encourages development, questions are being raised over the fate of biodiversity...

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Ukraine village finds wedded bliss at centre of huge dress industry

Ukraine village finds wedded bliss at centre of huge dress industry | For the students | Scoop.it
Every third building is a wedding shop in Voloka where buyers come from across the world...
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The world's poorest president

The world's poorest president | For the students | Scoop.it
Politicians are often criticised for extravagant lifestyles, but Uruguay's president lives on a ramshackle farm and gives away most of his income.

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Why Poverty? A new documentary season

Why Poverty? A new documentary season | For the students | Scoop.it
Why Poverty? Interesting series of documentary films on global hunger and poverty issues and a great teaching...
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Music and Inspiration: Plastic Bottles, Recycling and Plastic Welding

Music and Inspiration: Plastic Bottles, Recycling and Plastic Welding | For the students | Scoop.it
Music and Inspiration: Plastic Bottles, Recycling and Plastic Welding http://t.co/aeQIjfNd...
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STUDY: Abortion Restrictions Have Shocking Effect On Poverty

STUDY: Abortion Restrictions Have Shocking Effect On Poverty | For the students | Scoop.it
Women who attempted get abortions but were denied are three times as likely to fall into poverty than those whose efforts were not blocked, a recent study conducted by researchers at University of California San Francisco found.
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49.7 million Americans in poverty, Census Bureau says

49.7 million Americans in poverty, Census Bureau says | For the students | Scoop.it
The ranks of America's poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical cost... (ever notice how the more government hands out the poorer we get?
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Interactive Earth at Night

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Giovanni Della Peruta's curator insight, January 14, 2013 11:54 AM

Thanks to Nic Hardisty

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Very good comment, Seth
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Jaime Lerner sings of the city | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Jaime Lerner reinvented urban space in his native Curitiba, Brazil. Along the way, he changed the way city planners worldwide see what’s possible in the metropolitan landscape.

 

From building opera houses with wire to mapping the connection between the automobile and your mother-in-law, Jaime Lerner delights in discovering eccentric solutions to vexing urban problems. In the process he has transformed the face of cities worldwide. Full bio »


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Hard Rock's Imagine There's No Hunger Campaign

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Forty years ago, the late John Lennon dared to Imagine a world free from hunger and poverty.
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Apptitude: Apps to help weather the storms, and the winter

For a winter highway breakdown or a natural disaster, there are smartphone applications that can help you cope. Take a look at these before another storm hits and as winter looms. The FEMA...
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Austerity in the UK - Spotlight on Income | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Austerity in the UK - Spotlight on Income | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | For the students | Scoop.it
Latest poverty stats from jrf. 61% of children living in poverty have parents who are working.
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Old British brand Land Rover, owned by Indian compnay Tata, is building new factory in China - globalisation

Old British brand Land Rover, owned by Indian compnay Tata, is building new factory in China - globalisation | For the students | Scoop.it
Car firm to start manufacturing vehicles in world's largest automotive market from 2014 after agreeing £1.1bn-joint venture...

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Poles apart: satellites reveal why Antarctic sea ice grows as Arctic melts

Poles apart: satellites reveal why Antarctic sea ice grows as Arctic melts | For the students | Scoop.it

US military satellite data exposes complexity of climate change and impact of changing wind patterns on polar regions...


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Is the world heading towards another food crisis?

Is the world heading towards another food crisis? | For the students | Scoop.it
Too many countries have in history experienced the devastation of not only failed harvests, but also gross agricultural policy mismanagement.The Great Famine of the 1930s in the Ukraine, which resulted in millions starving to death, is just one of...
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The new poverty measure is out, and it’s grim

The new poverty measure is out, and it’s grim | For the students | Scoop.it
'medical expenses are the main expense contributor to poverty, followed by expenses related to work' http://t.co/cB5JU7sP...
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Hurricane Sandy - The Truth

Join us and stand up for reality at http://ClimateRealityProject.org In "An Inconvenient Truth" Al Gore talked about how a major storm surge would flood lowe... (It's terrible that we were warned of the effects of climate change yet did nothing.
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Doha conference: carbon cuts talks must wait, says key negotiator

Doha conference: carbon cuts talks must wait, says key negotiator | For the students | Scoop.it
Brazil's Luiz Alberto Figueiredo says a Kyoto protocol extension must take priority at the Doha climate negotiations (Doha conference: #carbon cuts talks must wait, says key negotiator http://t.co/T8khlK7M...)...
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