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Wildlife trade an unchangeable Asian tradition? Think again — EIA International

Wildlife trade an unchangeable Asian tradition? Think again — EIA International | Human Geography | Scoop.it
The EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime.
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I found this article rather interesting being an outdoorsman and semi-conservationist.  It is interesting as it comes from and Asian's perspective and displays the difference between what Asians think of their culture, and what Westerners think of their culture.

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Wildlife trade an unchangeable Asian tradition? Think again — EIA International

Wildlife trade an unchangeable Asian tradition? Think again — EIA International | Human Geography | Scoop.it
The EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime.
Troy Marinkovic's insight:

I found this article rather interesting being an outdoorsman and semi-conservationist.  It is interesting as it comes from and Asian's perspective and displays the difference between what Asians think of their culture, and what Westerners think of their culture.

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Targeting – The New View of the Consumer / Why Geography Matters

For decades whether an advertiser or a retailer, targeting was defined in geographic and demographic terms. The internet has added contextual and behavioral to our targeting vocabulary. Now what? Let's start at the ...
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This story covers geography in the marketplace.  It is important to culture because in the "Flat World" which we read about over the summer, the culture of interconnectedness is allowing entrepreneurs and corporations access to a better means of targeting their audience.

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Kobe Bryant, Jim Brown Trade Shots About 'Our Culture'

Kobe Bryant, Jim Brown Trade Shots About 'Our Culture' | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Kobe Bryant took to Twitter on Thursday to fire back at Jim Brown after the legendary NFL player and civil rights activist slighted him on TV.
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This story is interesting as Jim Brown directly states that he believes Kobe Bryant is somehow lesser because he has Italian cultural influences, whereas he and other civil rights leaders were strictly African-American, which seems very contradictory to the Civil Rights Movement in the first place. 

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