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The 'Map of Life' Will Track Every Plant and Animal on the Entire Planet

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The 'Map of Life' Will Track Every Plant and Animal on the Entire Planet...

 

The worlds greatest field guide could amoungst other many things, help us to better understand our impact on current biodiversity

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View State Climate and Energy Profiles | dev.energy.georgetownclimate.org

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A Radical Approach to Adding Density in New York's Outer Boroughs

A Radical Approach to Adding Density in New York's Outer Boroughs | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Picture octopus-like high-rises engulfing transit hubs.
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Watch as 1000 years of European borders change

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Vertical Farms Sprouting Up All Over The World Could Bring Food Local

Vertical Farms Sprouting Up All Over The World Could Bring Food Local | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Imagine walking into a high rise building only to find out it was actually a vertical farm. As odd as this sounds, this type of building is popping up in different areas of the world as the idea promises new, environmentally friendly and rapid ways to feed growing populations. The first commercial vertical farm was [...]
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Millions face starvation as world warms, say scientists

Millions face starvation as world warms, say scientists | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
World is unprepared for changes that will see parts of Africa turned into disaster areas, say food experts
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Dadgum! Katy, Bar the Door! Speaking Your Mind in South Carolina

Dadgum! Katy, Bar the Door! Speaking Your Mind in South Carolina | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
by Deborah Fallows
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Humans shaped southeast Asia's rain forests from 11,000 years ago - The Times of India

Humans shaped southeast Asia's rain forests from 11,000 years ago - The Times of India | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The tropical forests of southeast Asia have been shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years, according to new research.
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How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk

How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
What does the way you speak say about where you’re from? Answer the questions to see your personal dialect map.
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Population Clock

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40 more maps that explain the world

40 more maps that explain the world | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
I've searched wide and far for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not.
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The map that caused a century of trouble

The map that caused a century of trouble | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Writer Tarek Osman traces many of the current problems in the Middle East to the secret Sykes-Picot agreement of 1916
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SAMSARA food sequence

This clip from SAMSARA showing food production and consumption has been getting a lot of attention! SAMSARA is available on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as On Demand…
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LISTEN: Is This How Our Ancestors Sounded?

LISTEN: Is This How Our Ancestors Sounded? | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
What did our ancient ancestors sound like? Between approximately 4,500 and 2,500 B.C, the ancestors of much of Europe and Asia once spoke the same mother tongue, a language referred to as Proto-Indo-European, or PIE.
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BORDERLAND

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We Took A 2,428-Mile Road Trip Along The Mexico Border: Here's What We Saw
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Sushi: The Global Catch (2012)

Sushi: The Global Catch (2012) | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Directed by Mark Hall. From humble beginnings as a simple food sold by Japanese street vendors, sushi has exploded into an international phenomenon in the past 30 years. SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH is a feature-length documentary shot in five countries exploring the history, problems and future of this popular cuisine. Much of sushi's rich cultural tradition that began in Tokyo is changing as raw fish now appear from ...
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What We Mean When We Say Hello

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The curious geography of American greetings
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6 Nasty Drugs Your Meat Is On

6 Nasty Drugs Your Meat Is On | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
American livestock is pumped full of harmful drugs, making our food dangerous and cruel at the same time.
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There's a Science to Foot Traffic, and It Can Help Us Design Better Cities - Wired Science

There's a Science to Foot Traffic, and It Can Help Us Design Better Cities - Wired Science | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
In the past 30 years, China has become the most urbanized country that has ever existed. Over 450 million Chinese -- equivalent to 1 in 25 people on the planet – live in cities. To some in the West, those ...
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Arizona's GOP Wasn't Happy With How An Independent Commission Drew Districts, So They Sued

Arizona's GOP Wasn't Happy With How An Independent Commission Drew Districts, So They Sued | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Lawyers for Arizona's Republican-led state legislature argued Friday that a federal court should invalidate the congressional districts created by an independent commission and let the legislature draw the districts instead, according to AZ Central.
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Map Porn, for interesting maps

Map Porn, for interesting maps | JWK Geography | Scoop.it

Reddit's collection of interesting maps

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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | The challenges facing an urban world

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Equality of Opportunity

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Equality of Opportunity
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Freakonomics » The Violent Legacy of Africa’s Arbitrary Borders

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Get to Know a Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic - Wired Science

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A Map of the World's Slave Workforce

A Map of the World's Slave Workforce | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
According to a new estimate, there are 30 million forced laborers in the world. Some reports show they're involved in making everything from iPhones to chocolate. 
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