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China accuses Japan of stealing islands

China accuses Japan of stealing islands | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The Chinese foreign minister tells the UN General Assembly that Japan 'stole' the disputed islands from China.

 

This budding boder dispute has been in the making for over a century.  Question is how will it be solved and how can you as geography experts contribute to the discussion.

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The end of the population pyramid

The end of the population pyramid | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
The shape of the world's demography is changingTHE pyramid is a traditional way of visualising and explaining the age structure of a society. If you draw a chart...
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Is Alaska the new Florida? Experts predict where next for America's 'climate refugees'

Is Alaska the new Florida? Experts predict where next for America's 'climate refugees' | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Jennifer A Kingson reports that rising temperatures could spark massive population shifts across the United States
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Madrid plans city centre car ban

Madrid plans city centre car ban | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
City links: We explore Madrid’s radical anti-car initiative, the world’s largest urban park in Athens and the future of crowded metropolises in this week’s roundup of the best city stories
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Mapping Migration in the United States

Mapping Migration in the United States | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
An interactive map showing nationwide migration patterns in the United States since 1900.
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The Best Map Ever Made of America’s Racial Segregation | Design | WIRED

The Best Map Ever Made of America’s Racial Segregation | Design | WIRED | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Drawing on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, the map shows one dot per person, color-coded by race. That's 308,745,538 dots in all.
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BORDERLAND

BORDERLAND | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
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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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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America’s most gerrymandered congressional districts

America’s most gerrymandered congressional districts | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
A brief overview of crimes against geography in the 113th Congress.
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Which States Are in the Midwest?

Which States Are in the Midwest? | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Here's a somewhat regular argument I get in: Which states make up which regions of the United States? Some of these regions -- the West Coast, Mountain States, Southwest and Northeast are pretty cl...

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An example of Perceptual Regions.

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Worldometers - real time world statistics

Worldometers - real time world statistics | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
Live world statistics on population, government and economics, society and media, environment, food, water, energy and health.
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City-Data.com - Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, crime, house prices, cost of living, races, home value estimator, recent sales, income, photos, schools, maps, weather, nei...

City-Data.com - Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, crime, house prices, cost of living, races, home value estimator, recent sales, income, photos, schools, maps, weather, nei... | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Wikia Maps - Create Online Maps on Almost Any Image

Free Technology for Teachers: Wikia Maps - Create Online Maps on Almost Any Image | JWK Geography | Scoop.it
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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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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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