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Georgia Envisions Instant City on Swampy Site

Georgia Envisions Instant City on Swampy Site | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The former Soviet Republic has been on a building boom, but its latest project is the most ambitious yet — unrealistically so, critics say.
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France is a mess, and Europe is worried

France is a mess, and Europe is worried | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
If economic troubles overwhelm Hollande's government and buoy the far right, the whole euro zone could feel the impact.
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Spain is Africa's animal-trafficking gateway to Europe

Spain is Africa's animal-trafficking gateway to Europe | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
One of the largest global illegal trades is 'less risky than smuggling drugs or women.' (This country is Africa's animal-trafficking gateway to Europe.
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Poll: Scotland to reject independence

Poll: Scotland to reject independence | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Survey shows "No" campaign leading those in favour of independence by four points ahead of next week's referendum.
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Japanese Prime Minister Abe recommits to 'womenomics'

Japanese Prime Minister Abe recommits to 'womenomics' | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
At an international conference focusing on women, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday renewed his pledge to promote the status of women in society. Speaking to an audience of ...
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Kashmir monsoon floods leave 460 dead and displace almost a million

Kashmir monsoon floods leave 460 dead and displace almost a million | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Humanitarian emergency grows as Pakistani and Indian relief efforts criticised by aid-workers, amid health fears for survivors (Kashmir monsoon floods leave 460 dead and displace almost a million http://t.co/Gqaa7ZmhAR)...
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Why is Stockholm's Södermalm so cool? - The Local

Why is Stockholm's Södermalm so cool? - The Local | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Södermalm was ranked as the coolest neighbourhood in Europe in Vogue magazine this month and the article's gone viral. So we asked people in Söder if they b (Why is Stockholm's Södermalm so cool?
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Should the world fund food aid to North Korea?

Should the world fund food aid to North Korea? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Pyongyang presses on with its nuclear programme and prestige projects while millions remain malnourished. Our expert panel asks whether donations are the best response (Should the world still be funding food aid to North Korea?
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The habits of happiness

The habits of happiness | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.
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What can Scotland learn from Quebec? | Regional...

What can Scotland learn from Quebec? | Regional... | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
"What would happen to Trident on the Clyde, what kind of Army would an independent Scotland have and how much would it cost?
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Swiss healthcare: between the state and the free market - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss healthcare: between the state and the free market - SWI swissinfo.ch | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Two-speed healthcare systems are now a reality in Europe. Although there is a general trend towards systems combining state control ... (How much of the #Swisshealthsystem should be state controlled and how much left to the free market?
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China's Island Factory

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Emerging from the waves - Beijing's mysterious new land in the South China Sea. (BBC News - China's Island Factory http://t.co/RWxAtNhCEe)
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Freakonomics » Parking Is Hell: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Freakonomics » Parking Is Hell: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Parking lots are the offspring of car culture: "Freakonomics » Parking Is Hell" http://t.co/NIm7TLAYMP #urban #planning #aphg
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Scottish independence referendum: latest results in full

Scottish independence referendum: latest results in full | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Live results as they come in from across Scotland, reporting voters’ response to the referendum question: ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’ Initial declarations are expected from 2am Edinburgh time, and a definitive result about five hours later
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What Each Country Leads The World In - Maps on the Web

What Each Country Leads The World In - Maps on the Web | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
What Each Country Leads The World In
This list of top international rankings by country includes global-scale lists of countries with rankings, sorted by country that is placed top or bottom in the...
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Arabs Give Tepid Support to U.S. Fight Against ISIS

Arabs Give Tepid Support to U.S. Fight Against ISIS | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Three years after the United States left Iraq, its return to the region is getting a less than enthusiastic welcome, with allies finding ways to avoid specific commitments to an expanded effort against Sunni extremists.
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Burger King releases black burger with 'bamboo charcoal cheese and squid ink sauce' in Japan - The Times of India

Burger King releases black burger with 'bamboo charcoal cheese and squid ink sauce' in Japan - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Burger King in Japan is taking bizarre fast food to new heights with black cheeseburgers complete with black buns, black cheese and black sauce.
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How the world responded to Obama's Islamic State speech (+video)

How the world responded to Obama's Islamic State speech (+video) | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
President Obama's plan to defeat the self-styled Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has sparked global reactions on the legalities and consequences of American military power in the Middle East.
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Kenya conundrum: Kick out Maasai herders to develop geothermal energy?

Kenya conundrum: Kick out Maasai herders to develop geothermal energy? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In East Africa, a clash of two virtues: ancient homelands and clean energy. Kenya has incredible geothermal potential, but much of it sits below indigenous people's land near volcanic Mt. Suswa.
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Worshipers grow weary in battle over Egypt’s mosques

Worshipers grow weary in battle over Egypt’s mosques | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A fractured, more politicized Islam is leaving Egypt's young Muslims disillusioned.
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A park underneath the hustle and bustle of New York City

A park underneath the hustle and bustle of New York City | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Dan Barasch and James Ramsey have a crazy plan — to create a park, filled with greenery, underneath New York City. The two are developing the Lowline, an underground greenspace the size of a football field.
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Holidays in Europe's independence hotspots for a new kind of tourist

Holidays in Europe's independence hotspots for a new kind of tourist | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Scotland and Catalonia among destinations on offer to travellers more interested in sovereignty than in sun and sea (Perhaps the only travel agency specialising in separatism offers trips to Scotland, Corsica and Catalonia
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The two tales of ‘Scotalonia’ - SWI swissinfo.ch

The two tales of ‘Scotalonia’ - SWI swissinfo.ch | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Two old European nations are about to decide their statehood. While the Scots are addressing the issues linked to independence, the Catalans have ...
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Why it takes more than a grocery store to eliminate a 'food desert' | PBS NewsHour

Why it takes more than a grocery store to eliminate a 'food desert' | PBS NewsHour | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In his new study published in the journal Health Affairs, Steven Cummins, a professor of population health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, examines how adding a supermarket to a food desert can change — or not change — the...
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Why all men should be able to read a map

Why all men should be able to read a map | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
New research suggests that map reading is a dying skill in the age of the smartphone. Perish the thought, says Rob Cowen

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Truthbehere2's curator insight, September 3, 10:21 AM

My dad could read maps but he refused to pull the paper out due to pride..obviously some humans aren't born with a compass, so its a life saver to ask for directions and read a map.

Mr. Gresham's curator insight, September 3, 12:34 PM

As we begin to really did into the meat of Geography, this article does a great job of explaining the importance of map knowledge!

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Uber banned by German court. Will other nations follow suit? (+video)

Uber banned by German court. Will other nations follow suit? (+video) | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Uber has been banned from operation in Germany by a Frankfurt court, the latest shot in the popular app's fight with taxi drivers worldwide.
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