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James Bond Travel Map

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Where in the world has 007 been in his 30 movies? 


If that's a question you've always wanted to know, then this set of maps was made just for you.


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Tony Hall's curator insight, March 3, 2013 3:56 PM

James Bond is cool!

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Mondialisation...

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Oldest and Youngest Populations

Oldest and Youngest Populations | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

"There are 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and 24 in the world today — and that means that many countries have populations younger than ever before.  Some believe that this 'youth bulge' helps fuel social unrest — particularly when combined with high levels of youth unemployment.  Youth unemployment is a 'global time bomb,' as long as today’s millennials remain 'hampered by weak economies, discrimination, and inequality of opportunity.'  The world’s 15 youngest countries are all in Africa.  Of the continent’s 200 million young people, about 75 million are unemployed.

On the flip side, an aging population presents a different set of problems: Japan and Germany are tied for the world’s oldest countries, with median ages of 46.1. Germany’s declining birth rate might mean that its population will decrease by 19 percent, shrinking to 66 million by 2060. An aging population has a huge economic impact: in Germany, it has meant a labor shortage, leaving jobs unfilled."


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MARTIN'S Gonçalo Wa kapinga's curator insight, September 16, 11:27 PM

CES CARTOGRAPHIES METTENT EN EXERGUE OU VIVENT LES POPULATIONS PLUS JEUNES ET CELLES VIEILLES AU MONDE

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YOUNG AND POOR...

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Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?

Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
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Environment minister Greg Hunt admits Great Barrier Reef is in trouble

Environment minister Greg Hunt admits Great Barrier Reef is in trouble | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Australia’s environment minister says the reef’s health has ‘some real negatives’ following the release of a new report
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The state of the Great Barrier Reef: experts respond

The state of the Great Barrier Reef: experts respond | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Two landmark reports on the health of the Great Barrier Reef have outlined the pressure it is being put under by climate…
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Great Barrier Reef outlook 'poor'

Great Barrier Reef outlook 'poor' | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, with further deterioration expected in coming years, a report says.

The bleak forecast came in a five-yearly report released by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

Climate change remained the biggest threat to the site, the report said.

But poor water quality from land-based run-off, coastal development and fishing also posed challenges, it said.

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Sydney's fastest growing suburbs

Sydney's fastest growing suburbs | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Parramatta or Paddington? New data from the Domain Group charts the city's best and worst performers.
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Where Australia's immigrants were born | SBS World News

Where Australia's immigrants were born | SBS World News | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
SBS World News Australia - bringing you the global & national news that matters. Watch SBS ONE 6.30pm nightly and 10.30pm Mon-Fri, listen at 6am & 6pm Mon-Fri.
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Charting culture - YouTube

This animation distils hundreds of years of culture into just five minutes. A team of historians and scientists wanted to map cultural mobility, so they trac...
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The world's megacities that are sinking 10 times faster than water levels are rising

The world's megacities that are sinking 10 times faster than water levels are rising | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Scientists have issued a new warning to the world’s coastal megacities that the threat from subsiding land is a more immediate problem than rising sea levels caused by global warming.

 

A new paper from the Deltares Research Institute in the Netherlands published in April identified regions of the globe where the ground level is falling 10 times faster than water levels are rising - with human activity often to blame.

In Jakarta, Indonesia’s largest city, the population has grown from around half a million in the 1930s to just under 10 million today, with heavily populated areas dropping by as much as six and a half feet as groundwater is pumped up from the Earth to drink.

The same practice led to Tokyo’s ground level falling by two meters before new restrictions were introduced, and in Venice, this sort of extraction has only compounded the effects of natural subsidence caused by long-term geological processes.

 

Tags: coastal, climate change, urban, megacities, water, environment, urban ecology.


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Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:32 PM

Perception!

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Huge problem when combined with sea level rise

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APHG-U7

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18 Breathtaking Photos Of Australia From The Air

18 Breathtaking Photos Of Australia From The Air | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Take a look at Australia's amazing colour palate from a new perspective - the red sands of the Outback, the golden beaches of the Gold…
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Australians asked to avoid Bali

Australians asked to avoid Bali | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIANS worried their beloved Bali is being overrun with tourists are being encouraged to seek alternative Indonesian holiday destinations.
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Stunning Photos Of Earth From Above Will Change Your Outlook Of The Planet

Stunning Photos Of Earth From Above Will Change Your Outlook Of The Planet | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
This daily dose of satellite photos helps you appreciate the beauty and intricacy of the things humans have constructed--as well as the devastating...

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Lola Ripollés's curator insight, June 15, 5:58 AM

Amazing.

Diane Johnson's curator insight, June 15, 8:19 AM

Great images for giving students a global perspective.

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unit 1

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Solar Roadways


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creo que es al menos el mejor invento de diseño hasta hoy en día 

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What an interesting idea. Power of the future?

Michelle Fulton's curator insight, June 17, 5:20 PM

Some really interesting discussions could be held around this video-Geographically, Scientifically, Technologically, Environmentally, Creatively and Critically. 

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The tiny terrors at the bottom of the harbour

The tiny terrors at the bottom of the harbour | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Tiny fragments and threads of plastic have been found for the first time among the smallest grains of sand at the bottom of Sydney Harbour, potentially poisoning fish and other sea life.
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Journeys of hope inspire true stories at refugee week

Journeys of hope inspire true stories at refugee week | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
After arriving in Australia from Guinea, Yarrie Bangura never thought she would, in a few years, be the star of the Baulkham Hills African Ladies dance troupe and an ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Putting it down to her zeal for life and her love of peace, she launched Australia's International Refugee Week, giving the keynote speech titled Restoring Hope.
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Reef condition is 'poor', and probably worse than healthcheck suggests

Reef condition is 'poor', and probably worse than healthcheck suggests | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The latest healthcheck of the Great Barrier Reef shows the overall outlook is “poor”, and getting worse. According to the Outlook Report produced by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, climate…
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Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine

Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

Australia has approved a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project, despite concern over its potential environmental impact.

The Carmichael project in Queensland would include one of the world's biggest coal mines and a new railway.

It would be overseen by the Indian mining company Adani, which has already won approval to build a new coal port terminal at Abbott Point in Queensland.

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Dharavi - National Geographic Magazine

Dharavi - National Geographic Magazine | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Dharavi: Mumbai's Shadow City - As Mumbai booms, the poor of its notorious Dharavi slum find themselves living in some of India's hottest real estate.
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The Global Crisis Of Child Labor, In 1 Map

The Global Crisis Of Child Labor, In 1 Map | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
In much of the world, childhood means being forced to go to work.

There are approximately 168 million child laborers around the world, according to the International Labor Organization. A new map by British consulting firm Maplecroft offers depres...
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Bottoms up: how whale poop helps feed the ocean

Bottoms up: how whale poop helps feed the ocean | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Centuries of over-exploitation of whales for their meat and blubber has seen populations of most species plummet. But with no small amount of irony, the tables have turned with research discovering that…
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The Great Barrier Reef and the coal mine that could kill it

The Great Barrier Reef and the coal mine that could kill it | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Tim Flannery: The Great Barrier Reef is sick. Almost half of its coral is already dead and a massive new coal mine, which was given final approval this week, will only cause further damage. This is not just an issue for Australia, it affects us all
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The beaches where Lego keeps washing up

The beaches where Lego keeps washing up | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and tides.

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18 Breathtaking Photos Of Australia From The Air

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Brazil's evicted 'won't celebrate World Cup'

Brazil's evicted 'won't celebrate World Cup' | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Many of those forced from their homes in preparation for the football tournament are asking: 'World Cup for whom?' (Urban Renewal has always meant higher rents, displacement.

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Mr Steven Newman's curator insight, June 17, 2:38 PM

These are some Social Impacts that Urban Renewal  processes often hide. Similar experiences were reported in Sydney and London when building for the Olympics.

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Home clings to collapsing cliff in N. Texas

Home clings to collapsing cliff in N. Texas | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

"The edge of the 4,000 square foot residence on Overlook Court was dangling about 75 feet above the rocky shoreline of Lake Whitney after part it it had already broken off."


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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, June 13, 7:00 PM

Natural hazards

YEC Geo's curator insight, June 14, 10:10 AM

In the lower map, the location of the house is marked by a yellow pushpin inside the solid red square.  Some geological background--this poor house has the misfortune to apparently lie directly upon the contact between two carbonate formations (marked by the white dotted line), and to also be on the erosive edge of a bend in the river. Both factors probably contributed to the demise of this particular home, which was eventually set on fire: https://tinyurl.com/nw7mfd2

 

 

One thing to notice is how straight the cliff edge is upon which the house is built.  Knowing that, I'd have to say that if I had a house located on the straight cliff edges within the dotted red squares I've made on the map, I'd be worried.

 

You can read about the geology of Texas here:

https://tinyurl.com/lrcp9yj

 

Image credit here: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/House-on-Lake-Whitney-Cliff-Falling-Into-Lake-262718721.html?partner=nbcnews

Massimo Di Duca's curator insight, June 15, 9:13 AM

E la prospezione geologica da presentare al Comune? Era prevista nel PRG del comune? Esisteva un VIA?