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All the Countries That Contribute to a Single Jar of Nutella

All the Countries That Contribute to a Single Jar of Nutella | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Turkish hazelnuts, Malaysian palm oil, Nigerian cocoa, Brazilian sugar, French vanilla...

 

Some 250,000 tons of Nutella are now sold across 75 countries around the world every year, according to the OECD. Nutella is a perfect example of what globalization has meant for popular foodstuffs: Not only is it sold everywhere, but its ingredients are sourced from all over the place too.


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Amanda Morgan's comment, September 12, 2:56 PM
I was surprised to see how many countries contribute to s single jar of nutella. I ahd always assumed it came straight from Italy just because it is an Italian commodity. It is a positive thing to see because you look at the commerce and trade that is generated throughout the world through this one brand alone.
Amanda Morgan's comment, September 12, 2:56 PM
I was surprised to see how many countries contribute to s single jar of nutella. I ahd always assumed it came straight from Italy just because it is an Italian commodity. It is a positive thing to see because you look at the commerce and trade that is generated throughout the world through this one brand alone.
Amanda Morgan's comment, September 12, 2:56 PM
I was surprised to see how many countries contribute to s single jar of nutella. I ahd always assumed it came straight from Italy just because it is an Italian commodity. It is a positive thing to see because you look at the commerce and trade that is generated throughout the world through this one brand alone.
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Animated Earth

Animated Earth | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

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.
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Michail Darley's curator insight, August 27, 8:28 PM

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

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Scaling the mountains of Colombia

In this web exclusive clip, Mo Rocca tours the Colombian countryside and gets "up close and personal" with the side of a mountain.
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China-Philippines Territorial Dispute: Ancient Maps 'Debunk' Chinese Claim ... - International Business Times

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Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread through Africa – Ebola Outbreak - FRONTLINE

Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread through Africa – Ebola Outbreak - FRONTLINE | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
From Patient Zero to today, here is a look back at how the West Africa Ebola outbreak grew to become the worst on record.

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What Each Country Leads The World In - Maps on the Web

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What Each Country Leads The World In
This list of top international rankings by country includes global-scale lists of countries with rankings, sorted by country that is placed top or bottom in the...

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18 "Geography Fail" Media Gaffes

18 "Geography Fail" Media Gaffes | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Maps are hard. Not that hard, though.

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Shanelle Zaino's curator insight, September 8, 9:53 PM

::sigh::

Jamie Strickland's curator insight, September 9, 2:28 PM

Yet another resource to add to my "this is why we take map quizzes" lecture at the beginning of the semester!!

Nancy Watson's curator insight, Today, 11:33 AM

Unit 1 Geography Nature and Perspective. These people need perspective and a Geography course or two.

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13 amazing coming of age traditions from around the world

13 amazing coming of age traditions from around the world | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

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GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.

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Allison Anthony's curator insight, September 10, 10:14 PM

This is lots of fun!  Try to see if you can guess where you are...or at least see if you can get close!

Allison Anthony's curator insight, September 10, 10:15 PM

See how well you do at guessing where you are!  Lots of fun!

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globalization

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"Globalization is the connection of different parts of the world. Globalization results in the expansion of international cultural, economic, and political activities."


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Allison Anthony's curator insight, September 6, 2:24 PM

Watch this slideshow on how globalization has affected the world.

Truthbehere2's curator insight, September 8, 12:30 PM

Its good that we interact and trade ideas and goods with each other...but when can it be too much to where it starts erasing culture colors and ways?

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 8, 12:35 PM

unit 1

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An epic commute for a family man

An epic commute for a family man | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Each day, Thurmond Alford makes one of the longest commutes in America
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Photo - Urban design vs. user experience

Photo - Urban design vs. user experience | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Design vs human experience.

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25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World

25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
In some parts of the world, school can be a hard-won luxury. Many children throughout the world have to take the most incredible and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us may take for granted. This list we collected will show you just how determined some children can be when it comes to getting an education.

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Sylvia Ho's curator insight, September 5, 2:10 AM

Wow and here I am complaining about having to take a feeder bus from the interchange to the destination.

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New Zealand's Wild Haka

ESPN Video: In the USA-New Zealand FIBA matchup, the USA players are very confused by New Zealand's pregame Haka.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 3, 9:03 AM

I've enjoyed the Haka, a ritualized war dance that the New Zealand teams often perform just before a match (and can't we argue that sports a form of ritualized warfare?).  The clash of cultural contexts is  of New Zealand and Team USA is what makes this video work for me. 

MsPerry's curator insight, September 6, 4:37 PM

APHG-U3

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Colombia's resurgence

Colombia still has its problems, but the country is clearly on the upswing and hopes to attract 4 million tourists this year. Mo Rocca heads to Colombia to report on the once-troubled nation's recent resurgence.
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The Scottish battle for independence

The Scottish battle for independence | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
As the nation casts ballots on whether to preserve its 300-year-old partnership in the U.K. or go it alone, observers fret about the results of a vote that's too-close-to-call
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Does English still borrow words from other languages?

Does English still borrow words from other languages? | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"English language has 'borrowed' words for centuries. But is it now lending more than it's taking, asks Philip Durkin, deputy chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. "

 

Knowledge of what is being borrowed, and from where, provides an invaluable insight into the international relations of the English language.  Today English borrows words from other languages with a truly global reach.


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Pranav Pradeep's curator insight, February 6, 3:20 PM

English is still a language that is made off of other languages, not many if any of our words were not atleast based off of someother language!

Amanda Morgan's comment, September 13, 6:08 PM
Words of the English language were borrowed from other numerous languages. Foreign words will continue to be introduced to the language with the growth of globalization
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Scotland's Decision

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From Catalonia to Kurdistan, nationalist and separatist movements in Europe and beyond are watching the Scottish independence referendum closely.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 11, 2:50 PM

This issue reverberates on many different scales.  As the video embedded in this article demonstrates,  Scotland's choice on September 18th would obviously impact the local region as some seek to use Scottish history as a rationale to reshape the current political and cultural identity of the region.  Some of the votes are already in and Scottish independence would not only have the potential to reshape the UK and EU, but it could also add some fervor to the various other separatist movements around the world, such as Catalonia.  


Tags: devolutionhistorical, supranationalism, political, states, sovereignty, autonomy, Europe, unit 4 political.

Barbara Goebel's curator insight, September 13, 12:00 PM

Compare and contrast Scotland's bid for independence with events leading to American independence. How does a culture decide to change its political geography?

Nancy Watson's curator insight, Today, 11:36 AM

Scotland, the site of nationalist and separatist movements, is one to watch as they vote. What the ramifications would be are yet to be seen

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40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

40 maps that explain the Roman Empire | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
2000 years ago today, the Roman Emperor Augustus died. His reign marked the start of a 200-year period of peace and prosperity for the empire.

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ISIS: A New Threat | Teaching with the News | Brown University

ISIS: A New Threat | Teaching with the News | Brown University | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

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18 People Who Really Need To Learn Some Geography

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Maps are hard. Not that hard, though.


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Allison Anthony's curator insight, September 9, 10:41 PM
Total fail! This is why we need to teach geography in school!!
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A summer vacation that will literally take you "full circle"

A summer vacation that will literally take you "full circle" | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the completion of Iceland's Route 1 - better known as the Ring Road
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The Most Popular NFL Team by County

The Most Popular NFL Team by County | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
"The New York Jets do not have a plurality of fans in any U.S. county." (LOL at Raiders. http://t.co/lIcmVB8R5w)
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For Yazidis, Exile From Spiritual Homeland in Iraq Dilutes Ancient Culture

For Yazidis, Exile From Spiritual Homeland in Iraq Dilutes Ancient Culture | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Some are contemplating migration, severing ties to their holy land. Others want to stay and protect their shrines.

 

The Yazidis were propelled into the international spotlight last month, when tens of thousands fled on foot, climbing into the imposing but largely barren Sinjar Mountain range to escape IS militants besieging them at its base. It's clear from talking with displaced Yazidis that entire villages have been emptied of their inhabitants.  The Yazidis' esoteric faith is intricately tied to their land, which is why their displacement and the prospect of mass migration cuts deeper even than the pain of losing one's home.


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How Google represents disputed borders between countries

How Google represents disputed borders between countries | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
INTERNATIONAL borders are often tricky to chart on maps. Tangible topographic features can be pinned down by satellite imagery but the boundaries between many states...

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 5, 12:05 AM

I've shared some links in the past that some mapping dilemmas with current events in Ukraine.  Google Maps shows international borders differently and National Geographic maps show Crimea as a part of Russia.  In this podcast we learn that this isn't the only international border dispute that is displayed differently in Google Maps.  Google uses over 30 distinct versions of international borders because there is an underlying geopolitical dimension to cartographyHowever, this article from the Economist is more explicitly geographic in its analysis of the situation and how the discipline(s) of geography/cartography shape the political situation; maps are NOT just a reflection of reality on the ground.  To paraphrase the cartographer Andy Shears, there is a lot of teaching applications and discussion material in these articles. 


Questions to Ponder: Why have different cartography for different audiences?  Why does this small cartographic decision matter? How can maps be used to lie/stretch the truth?  How to governments derive political legitimacy from maps?   Why is Google the cartographic gatekeeper?


Tags: google, Ukraine, mapping, borders, political.

Lindley Amarantos's curator insight, September 5, 9:10 AM

How does politics affect map-making? 

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 8, 12:36 PM

unit 4

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Real geography: US not so exceptional

Real geography: US not so exceptional | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Definitely suffering a senior moment here, and it's one I have often: Did I do such-and-such, or did I only think about doing it? (Hate when this happens.) Today's case in point: Did I do a post ab...

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Nancy Watson's curator insight, September 2, 9:55 PM

This overlay of the Peter's Projection on the Mercator Projection shows how differently the continents are shown in the two projections. The Peters projection shows the proper relative sizes. The West Wing episode discussing this is also included.

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Geography in the News: Swirling Ocean Garbage Dumps

Geography in the News: Swirling Ocean Garbage Dumps | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM The Great Swirling Pacific Garbage Patch Ocean pollution is growing at an astonishing rate. On June 1, 2008, two scientists and...

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Neal G. Lineback's curator insight, September 3, 11:15 AM

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch continues to grow with no end in sight.