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Oil Consumption and GDP | Visual.ly

Oil Consumption and GDP | Visual.ly | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
This Infographic displays oil consumptions and gross domestic product, by year and country.
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Farming mega-mergers threaten food security, say campaigners

Farming mega-mergers threaten food security, say campaigners | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Deals would put the majority of seeds, chemicals and GM traits in the hands of three companies, deepening poverty for small-scale farmers
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South Korea's K-Pop stars look for success in Australia - BBC News

South Korea's K-Pop stars look for success in Australia - BBC News | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
With hair product and choreography, South Korean pop stars are attempting something in Australia few Asian music acts have achieved: success in the West.
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Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English – and lose out in global business

Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English – and lose out in global business | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Resented, mistrusted and misunderstood – do native English speakers risk being marginalised in international business?
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Where the river runs red: can Norilsk, Russia's most polluted city, come clean?

Where the river runs red: can Norilsk, Russia's most polluted city, come clean? | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Metals firm Norilsk Nickel shut down one of its factories in June in an attempt to clean up the notoriously polluted city. But when a river turned red after a spillage this month, it was clear its environmental problems are far from resolved
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Africa cracks down on social media - BBC News

Africa cracks down on social media - BBC News | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
As the mobile revolution continues to drive change across Africa, governments are trying to curb cyber crime - but is this an excuse to crack down on social media?
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Africa calling: mobile phone revolution to transform democracies

Africa calling: mobile phone revolution to transform democracies | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Explosive growth in mobile broadband use across the continent is improving transparency and giving a voice to citizens
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Burundi turns to WhatsApp as political turmoil brings media blackout | Thierry Vircoulon

Burundi turns to WhatsApp as political turmoil brings media blackout | Thierry Vircoulon | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Threats and harassment have driven journalists into exile, leaving social media to fill the void for those wanting to reach the world and connect disparate groups
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Money is flowing over the U.S.-Mexico border, but it’s going north

Money is flowing over the U.S.-Mexico border, but it’s going north | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Mexican investors have started pouring billions of dollars into the U.S. economy.
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How the Internet Became a Home for Displaced Somalis | VICE | United Kingdom

Somalis are one of the most displaced ethnic groups in the world, but the internet has helped them preserve their relationships and culture.
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Rich People Have Access To High-Speed Broadband; Many Poor People Don't

Rich People Have Access To High-Speed Broadband; Many Poor People Don't | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Left behind at school, at home and at work: "The civil rights issue of our time"
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Photographing the Hazardous Resting Places of Obsolete Electronics

Photographing the Hazardous Resting Places of Obsolete Electronics | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
An exhibit at the New School asks how designers can help combat the e-waste crisis.
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Can democracy spread at the push of a button? | Stephen Abbott Pugh

Can democracy spread at the push of a button? | Stephen Abbott Pugh | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Unlocking the data that can help people monitor what their governments are really up to is helping to spread democracy in many African countries
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Global growth: Still made in China

Global growth: Still made in China | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
China is perfectly capable of addressing all sets of challenges simultaneously.
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The End of China Inc?

The End of China Inc? | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
As time is running out for China to pay off its bad debts, 101 East investigates if this could be the end of China Inc.
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Ford to Move Small-Car Production to Mexico

Ford to Move Small-Car Production to Mexico | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
The automaker will transfer its U.S.-based small-car production south of the border “over the next two to three years,” its CEO says.
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Brexit could cost poorest countries £320m a year, warn economists

Brexit could cost poorest countries £320m a year, warn economists | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Overseas Development Institute experts and others say developing countries will be hit hard if preferential access to British market is lost
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'It feels like a gift': mobile phone co-op transforms rural Mexican community

'It feels like a gift': mobile phone co-op transforms rural Mexican community | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
In indigenous communities like Nuyoó, where almost every family has members who have migrated for work, low-cost phone calls are seen as an essential service
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Can the internet reboot Africa?

Can the internet reboot Africa? | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
With smartphone use and web penetration soaring, Africa is set for a tech revolution – but only if its infrastructure can support it
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In The Future, ‘Made In China’ Could Become ‘Made In Africa’

In The Future, ‘Made In China’ Could Become ‘Made In Africa’ | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Thanks to Beijing's economic transition, Africa has a chance to pick up some of the industrial production now leaving China.
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Mapping The Rise Of Mobile Technology For Social Good

Mapping The Rise Of Mobile Technology For Social Good | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
How a mobile device might save the world. Or at least a mom-to-be in Morocco.
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Connecting Africa

Connecting Africa | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
A new generation of Africans are taking development into their own hands through technological connections
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As Chinatown is eroded, Chinese influence throughout London spreads

As Chinatown is eroded, Chinese influence throughout London spreads | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
The influence of London's Chinatown is declining, but Chinese wealth is bringing far greater change to the city's modern skyline.
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US corporations have $1.4tn hidden in tax havens, claims Oxfam report

US corporations have $1.4tn hidden in tax havens, claims Oxfam report | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
Charity analysis of the 50 biggest US businesses claims Apple has $181bn held offshore, while General Electric has $119bn and Microsoft $108bn
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Indigenous tribe in Brazil creates video game to help preserve culture

Indigenous tribe in Brazil creates video game to help preserve culture | IB GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL INTERACTIONS | Scoop.it
The Kaxinawa people of Brazil teamed up with anthropologists and developers to create a video game that honors their culture.
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