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Tenn. Amish community’s growth follows national trend

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The Amish population is expected to double every 20 years because of high birth rates and high retention rates among the Amish.(Photo: John Partipillo, Gannett)Story Highligh... (Tenn.
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The world population hits its 6 billionth cell phone subscription

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The ITU and CTIA reported statistics on mobile usage, including that the world population has purchased 6 billion cell phone subscriptions.
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Population Growth Is Still The Biggest Problem Facing Humanity

Population Growth Is Still The Biggest Problem Facing Humanity | Going global | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Gary Peters, a retired geography professor with a long time interest in population issues. Earth’s population is approaching seven billion at the same time that resource...
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Africa's Population Surge | Global Health Hub: news and ...

Keeping up with global health & development news, blogosphere, journals, forums, events, jobs and more.
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Boris Johnson urges ministers to let 'best and brightest' come to UK ...

In an increasingly globalised economy success depends on encouraging a talented and diverse workforce to London. “We want a well-managed migration system that secures our borders and allows the best and the brightest ...
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2010 Census shows multiple-race population grew faster than ...

2010 Census shows multiple-race population grew faster than ... | Going global | Scoop.it
The 2010 Census showed that people who reported multiple races grew by a larger percentage than those reporting a single race. According to the 2010 Census brief The Two or More Races Population: 2010, the population ...
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World's Brightest Minds Migrating to China, Brain Drain Creating the "Chinese ... - The Market Oracle

The Market OracleWorld's Brightest Minds Migrating to China, Brain Drain Creating the "Chinese ...The Market OracleThe deputy head of the State Administration for Foreign Professionals Liu Yanguo in an interview with China Daily said that China was...
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If the World were 100 People | Visual.ly

If the World were 100 People | Visual.ly | Going global | Scoop.it
A view global statistics if the population of the world was 100 people.
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How To Save The World From The Comfort Of Your Toilet

How To Save The World From The Comfort Of Your Toilet | Going global | Scoop.it
The need for global sanitation may not be a sexy cause, but that doesn’t diminish its urgency: 40% of the world’s population lacks adequate bathroom facilities, and diarrhea-related diseases contaminate waterways, pack hospital beds, and kill...
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94% of Spanish Population Breathing Polluted Air | Daily news from ...

94% of Spanish Population Breathing Polluted Air | Daily news from ... | Going global | Scoop.it
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) parameters, almost all of the Spanish population (94%) are breathing air which can be harmful to their health. European legislation, however, is less strict and according to its ...
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The Great Migration: Chinese Workers Return Home - China Digital Times

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The Great Migration: Chinese Workers Return HomeChina Digital TimesHe left home ten years ago, joining a quarter of a billion other Chinese in the largest human migration the world has known. But times have changed.
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Growing pains: Uganda population bomb ticking - The Observer (blog)

Growing pains: Uganda population bomb ticking - The Observer (blog) | Going global | Scoop.it
Growing pains: Uganda population bomb tickingThe Observer (blog)Uganda enters its next 50 years of self-rule with its reputation as a demographic renegade well and truly intact, thanks to a mindboggling fertility rate (the average number of...
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Kerala's Gulf connection poised for decline: Migration survey - Khaleej Times

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Kerala's Gulf connection poised for decline: Migration surveyKhaleej TimesTRIVANDRUM - Migration that contributed to economic equality in Kerala is poised to slop downward, according to the latest migration survey conducted by the Centre for...
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UN: A third of the world's population is online | The Raw Story

UN: A third of the world's population is online | The Raw Story | Going global | Scoop.it
More than a third of the world's population is online while mobile phone uptake increased by more than 600 million in 2011 to around six billion, a UN agency said Thursday. But the International Telecommunications Union ...
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MigrationsMap.net

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Interactive Migrations Map: Where are migrants coming from? Where have migrants left? (In other news, the National Australian Education wants to use http://t.co/vRnWu8nm in their curriculum.
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Geographic Ignorance

Chelsie Hightower is confused on DWTS. Helio Castroneves does his best to educate her. Does he succeed? LET'S FIND OUT.


This is painful, but highlights once again why everyone should learn some basic geography.  


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Kalin B.'s comment, November 5, 2012 11:31 AM
It's somewhat depressing to see when people don't grasp the very world they inhabit.
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One in eight of world population going hungry :UN - Reuters

One in eight of world population going hungry :UN - Reuters | Going global | Scoop.it
Irish IndependentOne in eight of world population going hungry :UNReutersROME (Reuters) - One out of every eight people in the world is chronically undernourished, the United Nations' food agencies said on Tuesday, warning that progress to reduce ...
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Seniors to reach 2 billion by 2050 - AZ Central.com

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The HinduSeniors to reach 2 billion by 2050AZ Central.comWorld leaders can no longer ignore warnings of the coming "gray tsunami," a phenomenon expected to more than double the population of those 60 and older by 2050, say authors of "Ageing in the...
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Care plan for the UAE's ageing population - The National

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Care plan for the UAE's ageing populationThe NationalA 20-year plan to care for the nation's growing elderly population is awaiting approval from the UAE federal government.
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Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat - Telegraph

Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat  - Telegraph | Going global | Scoop.it
The low-lying Pacific nation of Kiribati is negotiating to buy land in Fiji so it can relocate islanders under threat from rising sea levels.
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Growing Pains - Uganda Population Bomb Ticking - AllAfrica.com

Growing Pains - Uganda Population Bomb Ticking - AllAfrica.com | Going global | Scoop.it
Growing Pains - Uganda Population Bomb TickingAllAfrica.comUganda enters its next 50 years of self-rule with its reputation as a demographic renegade well and truly intact, thanks to a mindboggling fertility rate (the average number of children a...
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'Loss of national sovereignty ill-effect of globalisation' - Times of India

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'Loss of national sovereignty ill-effect of globalisation'Times of IndiaALLAHABAD: A lecture-cum-panel discussion was organised at AU political science department on Thursday.
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A Shocking 2 Percent Of Ireland Emigrated Last Year - Business Insider

A Shocking 2 Percent Of Ireland Emigrated Last Year - Business Insider | Going global | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukA Shocking 2 Percent Of Ireland Emigrated Last YearBusiness InsiderProfessor Bronwen Walter, an expert in Irish migration at Anglia Polytechnic University, said that the number of people leaving Ireland today is “far larger than in ...
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Globalisation, trade to drive air cargo market – Boeing - defenceWeb

Globalisation, trade to drive air cargo market – Boeing - defenceWeb | Going global | Scoop.it
defenceWebGlobalisation, trade to drive air cargo market – BoeingdefenceWebBoeing predicts that the global air cargo market will expand at a 5.2 percent annual rate over the next 20 years, driven by world gross domestic product (GDP) that will...
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