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What Can We Learn From Expensive Chicken Wings on Super Bowl Sunday?

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For many Americans, the higher price of chicken wings was bad news.
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Really intyeresting for the Agriculture unit and a connection back to Malthus and if we will be able to feed 9 billion.

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Migration of men leaves Tajik women unmarried

Migration of men leaves Tajik women unmarried | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
Poverty and lack of jobs forces nearly one million men to migrate to Russia each year, hindering matchmaking chances.
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Demographics of India and List of most populous cities in India

Demographics of India and List of most populous cities in India | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
With 1,210,193,422 residents reported in the 2011 provisional census,[8] India is the world's second-most populous country. Its population grew a...
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Here's How The Map Of Europe Would Be Redrawn I...

Here's How The Map Of Europe Would Be Redrawn I... | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
"From Catalonia and Basque Country in Spain to Veneto, South Tyrol, and the island of Sardinia in Italy to Flanders in Belgium, 'the precedent of the vote on self-determination will reverberate around the Continent,' The New York Times writes.
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Population Density

This talks about what population density is and why people live where they do.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your...
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Japan's Population Decline: Incedible Facts About Japan's Aging Population

Japan's Population Decline: Does Japan have an ageing population problem? Did you know by 2060 4 out of 10 people in Japan will be over age 65? Will Japan as...
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Detroit Region Population Density Map 1970 - 2010

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  Detroit Region Census track population density change 1970-2010 by redditor Butter-Tub : The population data came from the US Census, downloaded from NHGIS, and joined in ArcGIS. The 3D visu...
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It's not a small world after all: world population will soar - Reuters

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Reuters It's not a small world after all: world population will soar Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century thanks largely to sub-Saharan Africa's...
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The 4 Stages of Demographic Transition- AP Human Geography | Enforcedstorm4

This was created for Mr. Loveless's AP Human Geography class Written, Directed, and Edited by: Robby Sykes.
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Disruptive Demographics

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Last night I had the pleasure of attending a tremendously entertaining and incredibly informative professional development evening at the APHG reading (that isn’t an easy combination to pull of either, and he did marvelously). Dr. James Johnson is a trained geographer teaching in the School of Business at the University of North Carolina.  His talk, entitled “Disruptive Demographics: Implications for Global Competitiveness” (PDF file available here) follows in a tradition of superb presentation at the reading; in 2012, Roger Downs gave a great professional development presentation on geographic expertise.

 


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Dennis V Thomas's curator insight, June 3, 9:45 PM
great overview of America's changing demographics!
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Mapping Poverty in America

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Data from the Census Bureau show where the poor live.
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Zoom-able down to neighborhood level data! Really great to explore poverty and Scale.

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Q&A: Renée C. Byer’s Living on a Dollar A Day | PROOF

Q&A: Renée C. Byer’s Living on a Dollar A Day | PROOF | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
"I think of myself as a journalist who chooses the art of photography to bring awareness to the world. Art is a powerful means of expression, but combined with
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This brings poverty right into your wheelhouse.

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A giant art installation targets predator drone operators

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In military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as 'bug splats’, since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense of an insect being crushed. To challenge this i...

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Tracey M Benson's curator insight, April 7, 5:22 PM

The installation is designed to be captured by satellites in order to make it a permanent part of the landscape on online mapping sites.

The project is a collaboration of artists who made use of the French artist JR’s ‘Inside Out’ movement. Reprieve/Foundation for Fundamental Rights helped launch the effort which has been released with the hashtag #NotABugSplat

Albert Jordan's curator insight, April 10, 12:56 PM

While it is important to use drone strikes to hit hard to reach targets, collateral damage is a real consequence of bombs and missiles no matter how "smart" they are. This is an ingenious way to get into the psyche of the drone operator. Enemy or not, these are human beings being killed and the side effect of these strikes is that sometimes innocents may be killed or wounded. Interestingly enough however, this can aid the enemy being targeted because when it comes to striking - timing is key and by making the operator think twice or making him or her doubt their ability, it almost a way of psychological warfare. 

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Culture Ministry Affirms 'Russia is not Europe'

Culture Ministry Affirms 'Russia is not Europe' | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it

"A state commission working on a much-discussed report titled 'Foundations of State Cultural Politics' will release their findings in two weeks, presidential advisor Vladimir Tolstoi announced last week, adding that the basic formula of the report could be summarized as 'Russia is not Europe.'"


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 8, 10:17 PM

At times Russia has sought to be perceived as a part of Europe only to be excluded in the minds (and institutions) of Western Europe.  Now, in a discursive way to protect itself, it is reaffirming and building a cultural buffer zone between Europe and Russia.  What are the borders of Europe as you think of it?  Can world regions change over time?  Any examples of regions having their borders redrawn?  


Tags: RussiaEurope, regions.

Lauren Sellers's curator insight, May 29, 12:46 AM

Russia is usually associated with Europe but not Western Europe but there is a push to separate Russia from Europe.

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10 projections for the global population in 2050

10 projections for the global population in 2050 | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
The global population is graying and growing rapidly. How big -- and how old -- will it be by 2050? (En 2050 le #Nigeria plus peuple que les #Etats-Unis. #africachange.
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VIDEO: Demographics – The West’s age distribution is too lopsided to support entitlements Washington's Blog

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RT @4thAnon: Demographics – The West’s age distribution is too lopsided to support entitlements [video] http://t.co/S7r7SHjCqq
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Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2100 • /r/dataisbeautiful

Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2100 • /r/dataisbeautiful | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
7 points and 2 comments so far on reddit (Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2100 submitted by Brownt0wn_[link] [comment] http://t.co/bB8jX6cnNS)...
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UN: World Population Could Double by 2100 and We're Not Equipped to Handle It - Healthline

UN: World Population Could Double by 2100 and We're Not Equipped to Handle It - Healthline | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
Geek UN: World Population Could Double by 2100 and We're Not Equipped to Handle It Healthline Experts estimate with 95 percent confidence that Africa's population will rise from one billion to between 3.1 and 5.7 billion by 2100, bringing the...
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UK net migration up by more than 38%

UK net migration up by more than 38% | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it

Net migration into the UK increased by more than 38% to 243,000 in 2013-14, government statisticians have said.


The Oxford Migration Observatory said the latest figures made it "effectively impossible for the government to achieve its target by the end of this Parliament without radical measures".


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ESRC's curator insight, September 1, 5:21 AM

The Migration Observatory, quoted in this article, receives funding from the ESRC.

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This Map Shows Where All That Carbon Dioxide Is Coming From

This Map Shows Where All That Carbon Dioxide Is Coming From | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
Global carbon emissions have an obvious bias (Where is all the CO2 coming from? (hint: not related to population density) http://t.co/0FLUICgZTa)
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CIRCLE » New CIRCLE Map of Youth Voting and Demographics by ...

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In May, as part of our lead-up to this year's midterm elections, we released a state-by-state map of youth voter turnout, voter registration, and youth demographics. Today we present another tool for those interested in exploring ...
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Free online resources for secondary schools - University of Queensland Mobile

Free online resources for secondary schools - University of Queensland Mobile | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
Links to free resources for secondary school students including websites, databases and ebooks, provided by the UQL Cyberschool

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dilaycock's curator insight, June 4, 11:29 PM

via @Judy O'RourkeGreat resources from Uni Qld. Scroll down to Social Sciences and expand to access 'Geography.' Topics include: Responding to natural hazards, Sustaining communities, Living with climate change, Feeding the world's people, Local area, and General Geography. 

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The Human Imprint

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A Human Geography Resource; Especially for Teachers

 

The Human Imprint is home to everything Human Geography related for the student, educator, and the every day Joe/Jane. This site includes geographic related stories, lesson plans, and other links that bring us closer to understanding the “why of where.”


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SFDSLibrary's curator insight, May 13, 7:58 AM

Words leading to new Geography treads.

good for up to date articles.

Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, August 18, 6:54 PM

Unit 1

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 11, 2:15 PM

course resource

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Mapping Monday: 9 Ways to Use State Maps in School

Mapping Monday: 9 Ways to Use State Maps in School | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
This blog was written by Livia Mazur, a Mapping Specialist at National Geographic’s Center for Geo-Education.   Have you ever seen a map and marveled over all of the information that it contai...
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A closer look at communities thriving in unexpected places | TED Blog

A closer look at communities thriving in unexpected places | TED Blog | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
In Iwan Baan's TED Talk, he shows 154 images in rapid succession. Here, he lets you spend more time with them, and appreciate the detail.
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Very interesting where people can live!

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15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out Tell a Bigger Story

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out Tell a Bigger Story | Haak's APHG | Scoop.it
Context is everything.
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Interesting on how scale can change the story that many countries try to tell. This is a great example of human impacts due to population and the interplay of population and economics.

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