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Top 5 Cities With The Most Native Americans

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“ These Are The Top Five Cities With The Most Native Americans”
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Maternal mortality? It’s just poor African and Asian women dying

Maternal mortality? It’s just poor African and Asian women dying | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
"With 500 days until the deadline for the millennium development goals (MDGs), goal number five – to reduce by three-quarters the number of maternal deaths, and achieve universal access to family planning – is the furthest from being reached. A study published in the Lancet in May (pdf) concluded that only 16 countries are on track to reach the target by the end of 2015."
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Globalization II - Good or Bad?: Crash Course World History #42

“ In which John asks whether globalization is a net positive for humanity. While the new global economy has created a lot of wealth, and lifted a lot of people...”
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What, exactly, does 'Made in the USA' mean?

What, exactly, does 'Made in the USA' mean? | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ "Made in the USA" is a powerful label, but you'd better be sure you use it correctly.”
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Not what it used to
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Why all men should be able to read a map

Why all men should be able to read a map | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ New research suggests that map reading is a dying skill in the age of the smartphone. Perish the thought, says Rob Cowen”
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What will you do when the battery dies?
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Toilets: 2.5bn people go without – a 99-second video animation

Toilets: 2.5bn people go without – a 99-second video animation | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ More people have access to mobile phones than to bog-standard sanitation around the world”
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Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.”
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Where We Came From, State by State

Where We Came From, State by State | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Charts showing how Americans have moved between states for 112 years.”
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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 14, 10:20 AM

This incredible series of interactive charts from the New York Times show where the residents of every U.S. state were born and how that data has changed over time (update: now available as an interactive map).  This graph of Florida shows that around 1900, most people living in Florida were from the South.  Around the middle of the 20th century more people from other parts of the U.S. and from outside the U.S. started moving in.  What changes in U.S. society led to these demographic shifts?  How has demographics of your state changes over the last 114 years? 

   

On the flip side, many people have been leaving California and this article charts the demographic impact of Californians on other states.  


Tags: migration, USAvisualization, census, unit 2 population.

MsPerry's curator insight, August 17, 12:42 PM

APHG-U2

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India pins hopes on smart cities

India pins hopes on smart cities | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it

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Matt Richardson's curator insight, August 23, 6:21 AM

Can urban planning help India organize its multitudes into the future? 

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What Would A World's Fair Look Like Today?

What Would A World's Fair Look Like Today? | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“Fifty years ago, the New York World's Fair laid out a dreamlike future for the planet. What would a world's fair look like if we held one today?”
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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 23, 6:30 AM

If video killed the radio star and Netflix drove Blockbuster out of business, then the World Fairs as true Global events were undone by television.  The very idea of gathering in one place much like the Olympic Games to see the great innovations ahead of us even feels old fashioned.  Televised global coverage rendered the global coverage of the fair a little less magical and the event lost its sizzle.   

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Animated Earth

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A fascinating 3D globe which shows air currents and lots of other data. View in real time or review past data. A must use site for geographers. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/PSHE%2C+RE%2C+Citizenship%2C+Geography+%26+Environmental
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Michail Darley's curator insight, August 27, 5:28 PM

I haven't tried this, but it looked interesting. So Here it is...

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Not Everything Is Bigger in Texas: Austin Is Building Tiny Houses for the Homeless

Not Everything Is Bigger in Texas: Austin Is Building Tiny Houses for the Homeless | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Community First Village will be made of compact and cute buildings.”
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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, August 23, 4:38 PM

Homelessness is a serious problem in the US. It is impossible to know what it is like to be homeless unless you've been there, know someone who's been there or have been on the verge of being there, too.

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Other Key Resources - UN Women | Women's Empowerment Principles

Other Key Resources - UN Women | Women's Empowerment Principles | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“The Women's Empowerment Principles* are a set of Principles for business offering guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. They are the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations Global Compact.”
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Dr Lendy Spires's curator insight, August 23, 11:30 PM
Other Key Resources
Gender Equality and Business Resource Mapping

A growing body of reports, case studies, tools and guidance on the importance of gender equality to economic progress, to sustainable business and development, is emerging from a wide variety of sources:  business, academia, governments, think tanks, publications and blogs.


To view an initial mapping of materials and resources relevant to the WEPs compiled by Simpson and Thacher & Bartlett LLP, see here.

To suggest additional resources to be added to the growing list, contact the WEPs team here.

Principles for Responsible Management Education Gender Equality
Repository

The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Gender Equality Repository identifies materials and resources that assist faculty in integrating gender issues and awareness into management education in that field. These include, for instance, specific case studies, syllabi, texts, and best practices that assess or otherwise address the roles of gender in various educational and workplace environments. The Repository also lists resources, including search engines, divisions/subgroups within professional academic associations, organisations such as the Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education, etc. that are designed to help faculty and administrators incorporate gender-related topics into management education curricula.


Gender Equity Seal (GES) Standard

This publication defines the standard requirements for the Gender Equity Seal (GES) and GES Certification System. The goal of the Certification System is to spur companies to promote, improve on and monitor the position of women in their workforce. It includes a set of five steps that a company can progress through within specified time periods and which results in the award of the Gender Equity Seal after a successful audit. Social Accountability International (SAI) developed the GES Standard and Certification System for UN Women Egypt as a progressive certification system that integrates capacity building. The advantage of the GES Certification System is that it can assist a range of organizations and, by using auditors that already possess experience in conducting a management systems audit, can reduce the amount of additional time required for a GES audit and supplement any existing labour standard programme. Read more here.

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The Evolution of Diet

The Evolution of Diet | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Could eating like our ancestors make us healthier?”
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Linda Alexander's curator insight, August 24, 8:37 AM

We need to feed a few billion more people by 2050.  What diet will make that happen?

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Millennium development goals: how much do you know? – Quiz

Millennium development goals: how much do you know? – Quiz | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ There are only 500 days until the MDGs, established to tackle the world's biggest problems, expire”
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dilaycock's curator insight, August 18, 9:22 PM

Useful quiz to serve as a stimulus for discussion of the MDGs - whther they have been achieved and what will replace them.

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Freakonomics » Parking Is Hell: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Freakonomics » Parking Is Hell: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Parking lots are the offspring of car culture: "Freakonomics » Parking Is Hell" http://t.co/NIm7TLAYMP #urban #planning #aphg”
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Many religions heavily concentrated in one or two countries

Many religions heavily concentrated in one or two countries | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Half of the world’s population lives in just six countries. But in many cases, the world’s major religious groups are even more concentrated.”
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Where China and Kazakhstan Meet

Where China and Kazakhstan Meet | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
"While people often say that borders aren’t visible from space, the line between Kazakhstan and China could not be more clear in this satellite image. Acquired by the Landsat 8 satellite on September 9, 2013, the image shows northwestern China around the city of Qoqek and far eastern Kazakhstan near Lake Balqash. The border between the two countries is defined by land-use policies. In China, land use is intense. Only 11.62 percent of China’s land is arable. Pressed by a need to produce food for 1.3 billion people, China farms just about any land that can be sustained for agriculture. Fields are dark green in contrast to the surrounding arid landscape, a sign that the agriculture is irrigated. As of 2006, about 65 percent of China’s fresh water was used for agriculture, irrigating 629,000 square kilometers (243,000 square miles) of farmland, an area slightly smaller than the state of Texas. The story is quite different in Kazakhstan. Here, large industrial-sized farms dominate, an artifact of Soviet-era agriculture. While agriculture is an important sector in the Kazakh economy, eastern Kazakhstan is a minor growing area. Only 0.03 percent of Kazakhstan’s land is devoted to permanent agriculture, with 20,660 square kilometers being irrigated. The land along the Chinese border is minimally used, though rectangular shapes show that farming does occur in the region. Much of the agriculture in this region is rain-fed, so the fields are tan much like the surrounding natural landscape." Tags: remote sensing, land use, environment, geospatial, environment modify, food, agriculture, agricultural land change.
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EU debates biopiracy law to protect indigenous people

EU debates biopiracy law to protect indigenous people | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“Pharmaceutical companies would need to compensate indigenous people for using their knowhow in creating new medicines”
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Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, August 25, 7:16 AM

new vocabulary for us all and unit 5!

MsPerry's curator insight, August 25, 12:27 PM

APHG-Unit 4

Shawn Wright's curator insight, September 7, 5:20 AM

The  Nagoya protocol is an international biological diversity convention. The protocol would at it's core require permission, acknowledgment of source knowledge  or practice and compensation for the use of cultural wisdom.


i don't see Nagoya as a perfect solution - there is a lot of room for language interpretation so slick corporate lawyers will find ways to legally cheat indigenous peoples from their share but I do see it as at least A small step in the right direction.   


The World Health Organisation estimates that 4 billion people, 80% of the world's population, use herbal medicine in primary healthcare. 


Cherokees Believe and have practiced healing from plant and water for thousands of years. Every and any human sickness has a plant who can cure it. Every plant in the world has a purpose if we but learn to hear and understand what that is - there are no weeds to the Cherokee.


Yona Shawn

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▶ Humans Need Not Apply - YouTube

“ Discuss this video: http://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/2dfh5v/humans_need_not_apply/ http://www.CGPGrey.com/ https://twitter.com/cgpgrey ## Robots, Etc...”
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Nancy Watson's curator insight, August 16, 7:17 PM

This is why you need to do your homework and develop your brain to prepare for a high skilled job.

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Amsterdam City: a City as Urban Statistics

Amsterdam City: a City as Urban Statistics | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
"Amsterdam City Dashboard presents the city of Amsterdam through the lens of data, including demographic statistics, traffic reports, noise readings or political messages.The small collection of information graphics are divided in distinct domains, such as transport, environment, statistics, economy, social, cultural and security. All data is shown in near real-time, based on blocks of 24 hours. Larger dots and darker colors symbolize higher values, whereas an interactive map provides a geographic reference."Tags: Netherlands, urban, statistics, urban ecology, transportation, planning.
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How air conditioning remade modern America

How air conditioning remade modern America | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Would it surprise you to learn just how revolutionary that A/C unit of yours really is?”
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Matt Richardson's curator insight, August 23, 6:25 AM

Some technologies radically alter the way humans use space. Air conditioning was one of them. The way we live, the way we socialize, and likely the places we choose to inhabit or avoid have been utterly transformed by the humble air conditioning unit. 

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Russia Shuts Down McDonald's Franchises

Russia Shuts Down McDonald's Franchises | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
In a move that has been widely seen as retaliatory, the Russian government has kicked off a series of random checks at McDonald's around the country, and has already shut down four prime locations in Moscow.
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Allison Anthony's curator insight, August 23, 5:51 AM
Putin using the Big Mac attack strategy.
Nancy Watson's curator insight, August 24, 4:57 PM

This was at one time the largest McDonalds.

 

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Mexico's Unbelievable Underwater River

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“ Divers captures incredible photos of Cenote Angelita, a natural sinkhole that contains a bizarre underwater river.”
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Monica Rix Paxson's curator insight, August 23, 11:53 AM

The cenotes of the Yucatan are fascinating, but this one is weird.

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City superintendent: Wastewater treatment a biological process (VIDEO)

City superintendent: Wastewater treatment a biological process (VIDEO) | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
By BECKY KISER Hays Post The Hays City Commission is beginning discussions about renovation of the aging city’s wastewater facility. According to Roger Moerke, Utilities Superintendent-Wastewater, ...
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Metro Detroit treatment plants released 4.5B gallons of sewage into rivers after storm

Metro Detroit treatment plants released 4.5B gallons of sewage into rivers after storm | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
Metro Detroit treatment plants released about 4.5 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage into local streams and rivers as a result of last week's massive rainstorm, according to a preliminary report from the state Department of...
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