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Spirituality, Religion, & Faith : Asian-Nation :: Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues

Spirituality, Religion, & Faith : Asian-Nation :: Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Article and statistics on the popularity of various religions in the Asian American community, along with how religion, spirituality, and faith affect the daily lives of Asian Americans.
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Religion: What's the most populous religion?

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My Return to the Future of Farming: Organic and Genetically Modified Cotton in India

My Return to the Future of Farming:  Organic and Genetically Modified Cotton in India | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Andrew Flachs searches India for answers to hard questions at the intersection of technology, agriculture, and society.
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geography: the cotton plants are being genetically engineered to grow faster, a more organic way With bt cotton. EQ: what are some issues that could arise from this? How could it be helpful? 

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Inside Tiger Farming: A Long Chain of Profiteers

Inside Tiger Farming: A Long Chain of Profiteers | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Swiss-born journalist and wildlife activist Karl Ammann has been investigating the illegal trade in wildlife products in Africa and Southeast Asia for 30 years. In this blog post, he discusses what he documented with hidden cameras while investigating the booming Asian trade in tiger parts. Ammann’s findings were aired on Spiegel Television in Germany and…
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Intellectual: a researcher investigating the illegal trade of wildlife. Selling the skin and bones off of the streets, also used for arts and crafts. Chinese are worried about the endangerment of the tigers because they are such a big symbol in the Chinese culture. EQ: what are some things they are doing to prevent the endangerment of the tigers? 

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Guerilla Group in Columbia Imposes Strict Restrictions on Religious Freedom « Persecution News

Guerilla Group in Columbia Imposes Strict Restrictions on Religious Freedom « Persecution News | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
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We choose this because it talks about the people not being able to have relgious freedom. That they are constricted to there belifs. cause s conflicting problems in south america 

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Deforestation in South America

Deforestation in South America | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Deforestation in South America has become a major problem though the continent maintains a high percentage of the earth's ecosystem. The growing degradation is alarming. The forests including the biggest tropical rain forest, Amazon rain forest are being deforested. This a growing threat to the wildlife.
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We chose this site for area/geography. Deforestation is a major problem in the world, the question is... How do we fix it? EQ: How do we fix deforestation and help the world?

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Footbridge collapses at Bolivian parade killing at least four people - Telegraph

Footbridge collapses at Bolivian parade killing at least four people  - Telegraph | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Three musicians among the dead as an overloaded metal footbridge collapses during the opening parade of carnival in highlands city of Oruro
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Political: a bridge falling from an over loaded truck killing 4 people and injuring 60. Talks about what happened and why 

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Religion in Mexico: Information on Mexico’s Religions

Find out more about religion in Mexico. This guide offers information on Mexico’s religions.
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EQ: Are the religions in Mexico similar or different to the US and Canada?

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World Culture News | International Lifestyle News | GlobalPost

World Culture News | International Lifestyle News | GlobalPost | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Premier resource for world culture news. GlobalPost delivers an unprecedented view of international lifestyle news and world culture news events.
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What is the main life style people are living? 

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North America – News Watch

North America – News Watch | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
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What different signs are we seeing in North Americas geography ? 

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Asia Times Online :: Asian Economy

Asia Times Online. The Asia News Hub providing the latest news and analysis regarding economics, events and trends in business, economy and politics throughout Asia.
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Economy: With everything that is going on how does this effect Asia?

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Out of luck

Out of luck | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
A court ousts Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, pushing Thailand further towards complete political breakdown AFTER one thousand days in power Yingluck...
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Political: Do you think the political breakdown was caused by bad luck? Why or why not?
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Chinese New Year: 2014 | Infoplease.com

Find out the meaning of Chinese New Year, how it's celebrated, and what it means to be born in the year of the horse.
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Social: the Chinese new a year is very important to there culture and one of biggest celebrations of the year. EQ: what is the animal or 2014? What does it symbolize? 

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Rio de Janeiro Is Awarded 2016 Olympics - NYTimes.com

Rio de Janeiro Is Awarded 2016 Olympics - NYTimes.com | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of people celebrated in Rio de Janeiro after the Brazilian city beat Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago in the International Olympic Committee’s vote.
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We chose this for social because the Olympics are a big part of the social media. 2016 Summer Olympics is going to be held in Rio. EQ: Do you think Rio is a good place to hold the Olympics? How come the voters chose Rio instead of Chicago?

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The Ten Most Important Events in the History of Latin America

The Ten Most Important Events in the History of Latin America | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Latin America has always been shaped by events: wars, rebellions, invasions and more. Which have been the most important? My top ten are based on international and domestic impact.
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We chose this site for intellectual because it tells us the history of Latin America. EQ: How did the historical events shape Latin America in who they are today.

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February confirmed that inflation remains Uruguay's main challenge

February confirmed that inflation remains Uruguay's main challenge | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Inflation in Uruguay during February reached 1.66% which is equivalent to 9.82% in the last twelve months, the third highest in South America behind Venezuela and Argentina.
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We choose this one because it talks about the Decreasing inArgentinas  economy . Also an issue with rain that is causing them to spend money to repair things that is not helping the economy. 

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Education in Canada News | Education in Canada

Education in Canada News | Education in Canada | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
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Is the education in canada increasing or decreasing? 

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Canadian political system

Canadian political system | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
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EQ: Is canadian political parties different then US and Mexico or similar? Explain.

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United States Economy: Population, GDP, Unemployment, Inflation, Spending

United States Economy: Population, GDP, Unemployment, Inflation, Spending | North America, South America, Asia | Scoop.it
Find the United States economic freedom report in the Index of Economic Freedom. The report includes the US population, GDP, unemployment, inflation, government spending and more.
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EQ: What do you think is going on with our economy?

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