The government of the People’s Republic of China calls the country’s westernmost region Xinjiang, but the people who have lived there for centuries refer to their home as Eastern Turkistan. Many times when two groups do not refer to a place by the same name, it points to a cultural or political conflict, as is the case here.
"Just as you shouldn’t trust everything you read or see on television, you should never blindly trust information just because it is on a map. All maps posit arguments. Maps present information about how something is. All maps posit arguments. Maps present information about how something is. Just as there are no unbiased arguments, there are no unbiased maps."
Google says the acquisition of ITA Software will create a “new, easier way for users to find better flight information online” – predicting that more air tickets will be sold online as a result. The search (and travel?
Dam construction to reduce greenhouse gases causes ecosystem disruption. college of engineering. 06/18/2013. The study this story is based on is available online: http://bit.ly/14XWxBu. CORVALLIS, Ore.
Though he never actually crossed it, the Greek mathematician Pythagoras is sometimes credited with having first conceived of the Equator, calculating its location on the Earth’s sphere more than four centuries before the birth of Christ.
Diminishing snow cover is endangering fragile ecosystem, study finds Mankato Free Press Scientists at the University of Wisconsin, Madison have looked into the research of this ecosystem of creeping voles, frozen frogs and growing plant life and...
Huffington Post The Bottom Line: Embracing Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Huffington Post This was strong progress. Unfortunately, domestic overfishing soon replaced the overexploitation by foreign vessels.
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission is now Landsat 8, and that means images are now public (woohoo!). NASA handed control of the satellite to the USGS earlier this year (May 30, 2013), and calibrated imagery is available through the Earth Explorer. Unfortunately, the Earth Explorer interface is a bit of a pain, so I’ve put together a guide to make it easier.
Bangladesh: Climate change, urbanization threatens drinking water supply Asian Correspondent Bangladesh: Climate change, urbanization threatens drinking water supply. By Graham Land May 08, 2013 9:27PM UTC.
French Tribune Diminishing snow cover is endangering fragile ecosystem Columbus Dispatch Scientists at the University of Wisconsin, Madison have looked into the research of this ecosystem of creeping voles, frozen frogs and growing plant life and...
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