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The world's most expensive cities - Telegraph

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New research has named the Norwegian capital as the world's costliest city, with London in 10th.
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BBC - Future - Columns - Power of Nature

BBC - Future - Columns - Power of Nature | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Uncovering the value of the planet’s hidden treasures. Why there is more to the Earth’s great wild places than just their natural beauty.
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India's hysterectomy scam

India's hysterectomy scam | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Thousands of Indian women are having their wombs removed in operations that campaigners say are unnecessary.
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Why education in rural areas, particularly for women, is so important. 

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Asia 'set to eclipse' US by 2030

Asia 'set to eclipse' US by 2030 | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Asia will wield more global power than the US and Europe combined by 2030, a forecast from the US intelligence community has found.
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An interesting article for Geography or Politics teachers and students - focussing on the concept of 'The Asian Century'. It's well worth following the link to the original report. 

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If Every U.S. State Declared War Against the Others, Which Would Win?

If Every U.S. State Declared War Against the Others, Which Would Win? | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
This question originally appeared on Quora.
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At the mercy of Afghanistan's warlords

At the mercy of Afghanistan's warlords | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
In many areas of Afghanistan it is local warlords who hold power, and exploit local communities using the ever-present threat of violence.
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Ten of France’s natural wonders

Ten of France’s natural wonders | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
France smoulders with natural beauty, from the spectacular river-carved cliff sides of the Gorges du Verdon to the Dune du Pilat, Europe’s highest sand dune.
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Eight ways China is changing your world

Eight ways China is changing your world | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
As China's ruling communist party meets from 8 November to rubber-stamp sweeping leadership changes, the BBC's Angus Foster explains why the country's influence now reaches so many aspects of our lives.
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The danger lurking off Brazil's beaches

The danger lurking off Brazil's beaches | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Brazil's north-east coasts boasts warm waters and beautiful beaches - but also a large population of aggressive sharks plaguing the city of Recife. Rob Sawers reports.
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The city with 180km traffic jams

The city with 180km traffic jams | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Next time you complain about being stuck in traffic, spare a thought for the drivers in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo.
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Iran limits female education

Iran limits female education | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
With the start of the new Iranian academic year, a raft of restrictions on courses open to female students has been introduced, raising questions about the rights of women to education in Iran - and the long-term impact such exclusions might have...
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Teaching Resources | Topic Guide: Population Growth | Guardian Teacher Network

Topic Guide: Population Growth.A free teaching resource from the Guardian Teacher Network...
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How adult adoptions bolster family firms

How adult adoptions bolster family firms | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
In Japan, an ancient practice has provided a solution for the age-old conundrum - how do family businesses survive when there are no sons to take over?
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Exploring the strange ocean depths

Exploring the strange ocean depths | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
British scientists have returned to explore the deepest and hottest hydrothermal vents discovered so far and have already sent back stunning images of the creatures in the deep. Explore them with this guide.
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A Wild Start for Weather in the New Year

A Wild Start for Weather in the New Year | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
The weather in the first half of January offers more evidence that extremes are becoming the norm.
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Why millions are denied a pain-free death

Why millions are denied a pain-free death | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
It's cheap, effective and easy to administer - so why are millions of people around the world dying in pain, without access to morphine?
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UK looks at floating homes option

UK looks at floating homes option | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Hundreds of homes are affected by the latest floods in the UK - but what can we do to better deal with future disasters?
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If Microfinancing Creates a Cycle of Debt, is Handing Out Cash a Better Option?

If Microfinancing Creates a Cycle of Debt, is Handing Out Cash a Better Option? | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
If Microfinancing Creates a Cycle of Debt, is Handing Out Cash a Better Option?
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Formidable beauty in the Scottish Highlands

Formidable beauty in the Scottish Highlands | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Get lost in breathtaking vistas, mouth-watering food and mysterious castles on the northwest coast of Scotland.
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Making sense of China

Making sense of China | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
China's growing importance on the world stage means the West needs to start speaking its language, says economist Martin Jacques.
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Why cities want parks in the sky

Why cities want parks in the sky | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Once an elevated freight railway track, New York's High Line is now an oasis - and other cities are following suit. What's the secret of its success?
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The State of Women in the World

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Tags: gender, development, worldwide, poverty.


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Lauren Jacquez's curator insight, February 12, 2013 1:39 PM

Gender Development index - CHapter 9 materials

Amy Marques's curator insight, July 2, 2013 11:09 AM

This is a great represenaton for showing the unfortunate truth of the state women in the world today.

Shelby Porter's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:15 AM

Why are women so unequal to men? Why are women in the Middle East seeing such bad treatment and unequality? How can we fix these problems?

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The world's most expensive cities - Telegraph

The world's most expensive cities - Telegraph | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
New research has named the Norwegian capital as the world's costliest city, with London in 10th.
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Is this Europe's most under-rated city?

Is this Europe's most under-rated city? | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
Martin Buckley meets the Serbian people trying to escape the country's recent history.
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Amy Marques's curator insight, July 2, 2013 11:04 AM

Even through a past full of turnmoil, it is great that the city of Belgrade in Serbia is moving forward.

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Where have all Alaska's salmon gone?

Where have all Alaska's salmon gone? | Geography - The World Around Us | Scoop.it
As government restrictions limit fishing of a dwindling Alaskan salmon population, those affected in one town argue over who is to blame.
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