This map of all the world's recorded earthquakes between 1898 and 2003 is stunning. As you might expect, it also creates a brilliant outline of the plates of the Earth's crust—especially the infamous "Ring of Fire" around the Pacific Plate.
The plate boundaries are amazingly vivid in this geovisualization of the all the earthquakes over a 105 year span. How did scientist orginally come up with the theory of plate tectonics? How did spatial thinking and mapping play a role in that scientific endeavor?
TED Talks In the ongoing debate about globalization, what's been missing is the voices of workers -- the millions of people who migrate to factories in China and other emerging countries to make goods sold all over the world.
Our collective understanding of modern industrialization and globalization needs to go beyond the binary of "oppressors" and "victims." This lecture explores the voices and lives of Chinese workers that we so often simply see as simply victims of a system, but are full of ambition and agency.
Powerpoint resource that gives information on the geography and climate of Spain including the location of Spain on the Iberian peninsula, the different climate zones in Spain and information on Spain's capital city Madrid.
Play the Global development game: identify the world's countries and territories, rank them according to GDP then fingers at the ready for the picture round (RT @MelizaHaradinaj: Amazing Geography game: how well do you know the world?
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Jen Dickie At the end of November, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a British NGO, published a damning report on China's involvement in the illegally logged timber trade. China's rapid economic growth has ...
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