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PowerPoint Map of Canada with Provinces and Major Cities - PowerPoint Presentation Design Services for Consultants and Corporates

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Canada is the world’s second largest country by total land area and occupies most of northern North America. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the West and Northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada’s shares a border with the United States in the South and the Northwest and …

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The United Sweets of America

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What would America be without dessert? It would be puritanical. It would be boring. It would be healthier, probably.
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The Evolution of Diet

The Evolution of Diet | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Could eating like our ancestors make us healthier?

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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.
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Missionary Maps of Africa (1908) - the BIG Map Blog

Missionary Maps of Africa (1908) - the BIG Map Blog | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Two maps of Africa prepared for missionaries. Interesting material. 1908.

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World will have 13 'super-aged' nations by 2020

World will have 13 'super-aged' nations by 2020 | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The world is aging rapidly and that's bad news for the global economy, according to a new report by Moody's Investor Service.

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Worst Hurricane

Worst Hurricane | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"What's the worst Hurricane anyone in your town remembers?""


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Nancy Watson's curator insight, August 24, 2014 7:59 PM

Andrew  was bad, Katrina was most memorable

Giselle Figueroa's curator insight, September 21, 2014 1:24 AM

The worst Hurricane that I remember is Hurricane "Katrina" in 2005. I was living in Puerto Rico but I remember seen the devastating news. The largest number of deaths occurred in New Orleans, which was flooded because its levee system failed. Also "Katrina" was the hurricane that has caused more economic damage as well as one of the five deadliest hurricanes, in the history of the United States. It was a very sad event. I hope that does not happen again.

Jake Red Dorman's curator insight, October 29, 2014 1:51 PM

My father is actually good friends with a guy who he went to school with that specifically help clean up after natural disasters such as hurricanes. I got to talk to him for a little bit about hurricane Katrina, since that was his most recent natural disaster that he helped with at the time. He said it was probably one of the, if not the worst of the natural disaster to help clean and rebuild. He spent the most time with that natural disaster than any others he said. From de-flooding homes, to destroying homes, to rebuilding homes was one of the most strenuous things he has ever had to do in his career.

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A Nice Tall Glass of Camel's Milk

A Nice Tall Glass of Camel's Milk | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Two years ago, a University of Southern California student named Walid Abdul-Wahab was visiting his native Saudi Arabia during the holy month of Ramadan when he noticed that everyone seemed to be drinking raw camel’s milk.
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Map - Routes to a better life - migration to Europe from Africa and the Middle East

Map - Routes to a better life - migration to Europe from Africa and the Middle East | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

The popularity of illegal migration routes into Europe changes over time. In recent years a crackdown on the Canary Island route has seen many people travel through Libya, where a lack of security has helped.


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Mathijs Booden's curator insight, August 15, 2014 6:15 AM

The word "helped' here is used in a rather abstract sense.

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How America lost the Middle East

How America lost the Middle East | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The US can't solve the region's problems — and it should stop trying.

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Michael Amberg's curator insight, March 23, 2015 8:28 PM

the article shows how even though the US tries to establish a presence in places and help the country, we only hurt it and lower Americas reputation.

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Generational Divide on Israel and Palestine

Generational Divide on Israel and Palestine | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Young Americans are showing far less fervent support for Israel than older generations.

 

Many older Americans can still recall the Six-Day War in 1967 or the Yom Kippur War in 1973, during which Israel’s very existence seemed to be threatened by its Arab neighbors. 

 By contrast, “young Americans have grown up with Israel as an incredible superpower in the region, and with occupation and intifada,” said Ira Stup of J Street, the liberal-leaning pro-Israel lobby group. “Young Americans often have a vision of Israel vis-a-vis Palestine that is more in line with what is going on now.”

There is no mistaking the depth of the generational split. 

Late last month, Gallup asked Americans whether Israel’s recent actions against Hamas were justified or unjustified. Those who were 65 or older backed Israel by a wide margin: 55 percent to 31 percent. But those aged between 18 and 29, said by more than a two-to-one margin — 51 percent to 25 percent — that Israel’s actions were unjustified.


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Test your geography knowledge with a fun quiz game - Komando

Test your geography knowledge with a fun quiz game - Komando | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Test your geography knowledge with a fun quiz game
Komando
It's hours of fun and a great way to brush up on your geography and history too. Enjoy! Note: Sometimes the map will zoom in on a region if it's a very specific answer.

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Photo series - Mina, The City of Tents

Photo series - Mina, The City of Tents | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Mina is a small city located inside a low lying valley in the province of Makkh, in western Saudi Arabia, about 8 km to the east of the Holy city of Mecca. Inside the 20 square km valley, tents cover every open space, as far as the eye can see, neatly arranged, row after row. It is in these tents Hajj pilgrims stay overnight during the five days of each Haj season. For the rest of the year, Mina remains pretty much deserted.


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Swipe the photos and see Hurricane Katrina disaster dissolve into present-day recovery

Swipe the photos and see Hurricane Katrina disaster dissolve into present-day recovery | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Drag your cursor (on a computer) or swipe your finger (on a phone or tablet) across each photo below. The 2005 Hurricane Katrina photo will dissolve into a picture from the identical vantage point nine years later. CANAL STREET...

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 26, 2014 10:16 AM

This is a well-curated gallery of before and after images. 

MsPerry's curator insight, September 18, 2014 12:23 PM

APHG-U1

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On World Population Day, Unpacking 9.6 Billion by 2050

On World Population Day, Unpacking 9.6 Billion by 2050 | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The United Nations predicts the human population will hit 9.6 billion by 2050. How do demographers devise that figure?

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2014 Fall Opening Social

2014 Fall Opening Social | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

On September 13th, RIGEA will host a morning social that will double as an incredible professional development activity. Bridgewater State University is home to a rare 25 foot tall inflatable globe that will be on display at this RIGEA event. This globe, EarthView, also offers the singular opportunity to view the surface of the Earth from the inside. Dr. Vernon Domingo, a geography professor from Bridgewater State University, will offer guided demonstrations of EarthView and present a keynote address entitled “Integrating Geography and History.”  Dr. Seth Dixon will present on the challenges of teaching geography.


When: September 13th, 9 a.m.
Where: Rhode Island College, Student Union Ballroom (see map)
What: Opening Social with EarthView
Professional Development talks: “Integrating Geography and History” and “Teaching Geography in the 21st century”
Dining: Light continental breakfast; pizza for lunch
WHO: Anyone who would like to attend that RSVPs.
RSVP: Please email your RSVP to rigea@ric.edu with the subject line “1 RSVP for EarthView”

 


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Russia Shuts Down McDonald's Franchises

Russia Shuts Down McDonald's Franchises | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | 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, 2014 8:51 AM
Putin using the Big Mac attack strategy.
Nancy Watson's curator insight, August 24, 2014 7:57 PM

This was at one time the largest McDonalds.

 

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EU debates biopiracy law to protect indigenous people

EU debates biopiracy law to protect indigenous people | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical companies would need to compensate indigenous people for using their knowhow in creating new medicines

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MsPerry's curator insight, August 25, 2014 3:27 PM

APHG-Unit 4

Shawn Wright's curator insight, September 7, 2014 8:20 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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unit 5
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Welcome To Geography!

"Let's start off the new school year in style! This is a re-imagining of an older resource designed to introduce the subject to new students in a highly visual manner.  Feel free to use & share it."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 22, 2014 7:59 PM

Admit it...geographers have to sell geography.  This geography teacher has done a fabulous job of demonstrating what geography is in an engaging, relevant way to start the year off right


Tags: geo-inspiration, geography education.

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What Africa might have looked like today, had it never been colonised

What Africa might have looked like today, had it never been colonised | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
 

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Christopher L. Story's curator insight, August 17, 2014 7:56 AM

in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1............

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Infographic “Global Second Languages”

Infographic “Global Second Languages” | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
This is an intriguing infographic:

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Global Peace Index: World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict

Global Peace Index: World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

With the crisis in Gaza, the rise of Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria and the international stand-off ongoing in Ukraine, it can sometimes feel like the whole world is at war.


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This Is Where Your Electricity Comes From

This Is Where Your Electricity Comes From | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Ever wondered where those electrons come from when you plug something into your wall? Well, the Wall Street Journal has a lovely map which shows the main sources of electricity in each of the U.S. states.
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Fried Chicken In Ulan Bator: KFC To Open In Mongolia

Fried Chicken In Ulan Bator: KFC To Open In Mongolia | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Would you like home-style biscuits or mashed potatoes to go with your yurt?

No country is out of reach for global food brands these days, and

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 13, 2013 1:59 PM

Globalization has a long reach indeed. 

Mr Ortloff's curator insight, October 10, 2013 11:53 AM

Diffusion....Globalization....transnational corporations Oh My!

CT Blake's curator insight, August 29, 2014 7:14 PM

Cultural diffusion in action.

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Mosul Dam key win for Islamic State

Mosul Dam key win for Islamic State | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"Islamic State's capture of the Mosul dam gives it control over the water and electricity supply in northern Iraq."


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Nicole Kearsch's curator insight, October 30, 2014 10:00 PM

This is interesting, ISIS is not only using brute force as a scare tactic, but are also taking hold of natural resources as well.  In taking over the dam ISIS has control of not only a majority of Iraq's water supply but their power supply as well.  They are also threatening employees with loss of pay to do what they want.  Closing off some parts of the dam is preventing water to get to people who are in need.  If the dam was to get backed up too much it could have immediate failure creating a devastating flood wiping out areas of agriculture having the potential for mass civilian casualties.  ISIS is not just taking over everything that they can, but have a method to what they are doing.

Kendra King's curator insight, April 27, 2015 8:14 PM

As the director of the Brookings Institution's Doha Centre in Qatar said, "There's a method in their madness. By gaining control of the area ISIS can flood and destroy homes within the region. Furthermore, they can disrupt the flow of electricity and how the land is irrigated. All of this could cause a great deal of damage to the society. In this light the dam is a pretty important part of Iraq. The fact that ISIS Manipulated he land to their benefit it highly intelligent.  


However, if the dam was in the hand of the United States, the area still isn't completely safe. people would perceive it to be because ISIS would no longer be threatening to use it as an immediate weapon. However, the author noticed that the dam needs constant maintenance and is built on unstable soil. Both of which can cause flooding. In fact, the "worst case scenario" would cause far more damage than ISIS has with the dam. 


Clearly, purposefully using the resources of an area to damage a population is more chilling the a poorly made structure because malice involved. However even in the hands of the United States, the dam shows just how dangerous manipulating nature can be on a local population. 

Gene Gagne's curator insight, November 4, 2015 5:21 PM

This will have an enormous impact on drought for drinking, agriculture purposes or even the opposite.  This strategy could be used to flood the lands ruining agriculture.