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Picture quiz – do you know your world cities?

Picture quiz – do you know your world cities? | geography | Scoop.it
Some city skylines are so iconic they are instantly recognisable.

Via Seth Dixon, Sally Egan
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is this ularu ?

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Mary Patrick Schoettinger's curator insight, September 4, 2013 8:59 AM

I definately need to get out more! Good excuse for travel!

 

harish magan's comment, September 10, 2013 7:09 AM
It is very interesting to explore new cities and their sky views
Victoria McNamara's curator insight, December 12, 2013 12:41 PM

After taking this quiz I realized I could not really identify most of these cities. I could tell some of them were European from the look of the buildings. I also thought a few more were cities in the United States but there was only Dallas. In my opinion these cities are even more spectacular than some of our major cities. 

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Amphibian study shows how biodiversity can protect against disease

Amphibian study shows how biodiversity can protect against disease | geography | Scoop.it
The richer the assortment of amphibian species living in a pond, the more protection that community of frogs, toads and salamanders has against a parasitic infection that can cause severe deformities, including the growth of extra legs, according...

 


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can a frog ever grow as big as a human

 

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Sophie Couture's curator insight, February 14, 2013 9:47 AM

La présence d'une plus grande biodiversité dans un écosystème contribue significativement à la réduction des maladies, incluant celles s'attaquant aux humains -

Sally Egan's curator insight, March 6, 2013 7:00 PM

Provides reasons for the protection of ecosystem for genetic diversity.

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10 Most Visited Cities In The World- 2013

10 Most Visited Cities In The World- 2013 | geography | Scoop.it
Many of us like to explore new places and taste new foods and learn about their culture, but we never gave a thought before preferring a place to vis

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where's australia

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Sally Egan's curator insight, September 15, 2013 5:20 PM

Tourism....info graphic on world top tourist cities.

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7 Abandoned Cities & Architectural Wonders of Modern Asia | Urbanist

7 Abandoned Cities & Architectural Wonders of Modern Asia | Urbanist | geography | Scoop.it
From South Korea to North Korea, Cambodia to Thailand and Japan to Azerbaijan here are seven oriental and subcontinental abandoned cities and places.

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it was interesting to see these abandoned thingys

 

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Picture quiz – do you know your world cities?

Picture quiz – do you know your world cities? | geography | Scoop.it
Some city skylines are so iconic they are instantly recognisable.

Via Seth Dixon, Sally Egan
Lorettayoung's insight:

is this ularu ?

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Mary Patrick Schoettinger's curator insight, September 4, 2013 8:59 AM

I definately need to get out more! Good excuse for travel!

 

harish magan's comment, September 10, 2013 7:09 AM
It is very interesting to explore new cities and their sky views
Victoria McNamara's curator insight, December 12, 2013 12:41 PM

After taking this quiz I realized I could not really identify most of these cities. I could tell some of them were European from the look of the buildings. I also thought a few more were cities in the United States but there was only Dallas. In my opinion these cities are even more spectacular than some of our major cities. 

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Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future

"Population statistics are like crystal balls -- when examined closely, they can help predict a country's future (and give important clues about the past). Kim Preshoff explains how using a visual tool called a population pyramid helps policymakers and social scientists make sense of the statistics, using three different countries' pyramids as examples."


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There are alot of people in the world..

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Lona Pradeep Parad's curator insight, May 28, 6:54 PM

This video proves how population pyramids can predict the current and future state of a country such as Rwanda.

Sid McIntyre-DeLaMelena's curator insight, May 29, 12:41 PM

Population statistics help show past, present, and future issues and concerns of certain areas ranging from health to women's' issues.

The movement of people in and out of areas affect population statistics and the landscape of areas either positively of negatively.

Nancy Watson's curator insight, September 26, 4:04 PM

Population unit