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.
A recent study shows that a surprisingly large amount of the seafood sold in U.S. markets is caught illegally. In a series of actions over the last few months, governments and international regulators have started taking aim at stopping this illicit trade in contraband fish.
"Much has been made of how China recently eased restrictions on having children. Under the old rules, if a couple wanted to have a second child, both husband and wife needed to be the only offspring of their parents. Under the new rules, a second child could be allowed if just one of its potential parents was an only-child. The change impacts about 20 million Chinese. You'd imagine after decades of restrictions, many of them would jump at the chance to have a second child, right?"
NBCNews.com The Geography of NFL Fandom The Atlantic The Patriots really do rule New England, and the Cowboys might just be America's team. But after that, things get complicated. Robinson Meyer Sep 5 2014, 5:05 PM ET.
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Almost everything can be seen through the eyes of a geographer. Take coffee, for example; to most people, coffee is a delicious beverage and nothing more. But to geographers coffee holds a number of intriguing chronicles relating to physical geography, human geography, biogeography, and many other aspects.
Although farmers were joyful at first, they soon discovered the real price of their new farming practices. The soil was dying. It needed increased levels of synthetic chemicals to keep producing crops.