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Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday | U.S. Department of State Blog

Today the U.S.Agency for International Development (USAID) and several partners including UNICEF launched (Latest on #DipNote: Every Child Deserves a #5thBday http://t.co/jz3zQxzn...)...
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What Crimea teaches us about the perils of personalized maps

What Crimea teaches us about the perils of personalized maps | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
If the Internet serves up infinitely customizable versions of the real world, how will we know what we're not seeing and agree on what we are?
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Dhaka - Part 5 of 5 - Who can solve a problem like Dhaka - YouTube

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Dhaka - Part 3 of 5 - Disasters drive mass migration to Dhaka - YouTube

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Dhaka - Part 1 of 5 - The fastest growing megacity in the world - YouTube

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A crazy-looking map that always shows you where the nearest airport is

A crazy-looking map that always shows you where the nearest airport is | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it

Jason Davies created the Voronoi diagrams above to show the airport that is nearest to every point on the surface of the earth. Only large airports with scheduled services are depicted here.

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You may have to navigate around this link to find what interest you. There may be a geography lesson here!  For example, here is a map of US airports:

 

 http://bl.ocks.org/mbostock/4360892

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McDonald's shuts Crimea outlets, citing lack of supplies from Kiev

McDonald's shuts Crimea outlets, citing lack of supplies from Kiev | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Crimeans discovered to their chagrin Friday that they will have to live without Big Macs for a while after McDonald's suspended operations on the Crimean Peninsula after it was annexed ...
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Back to Africa? For some African-Americans, the answer is yes

Back to Africa? For some African-Americans, the answer is yes | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A steady trickle of African-Americans find a homeland in Africa, whether motivated by love, money, or a desire to connect with ancestral roots. Ghana has become a particularly popular destination.
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Ship Reports Getting Signal That Could Be Black Box of Missing Jet

Ship Reports Getting Signal That Could Be Black Box of Missing Jet | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
China’s official news agency said a ship detected a pulse in the Indian Ocean, but it had not been determined whether the signal was from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
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Infographic: How India forms a government

Infographic: How India forms a government | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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7 parts of Russia that other countries could ca...

7 parts of Russia that other countries could ca... | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
If Crimea ‘historically’ belongs to Russia, these other regions ‘historically’ don’t.
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Millions switch off for Earth Hour

Millions switch off for Earth Hour | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The Earth Hour campaign is being marked in more than 150 countries, to raise money for local environmental projects.
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N Korea warns of 'catastrophic' provocations

N Korea warns of 'catastrophic' provocations | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
North warns South it is being pushed to the brink, blaming Seoul for smear campaign and seizure of North Korean boat.
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This Is The Next Generation Of Global Cities

This Is The Next Generation Of Global Cities | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Cities in lower-income countries are rapidly catching up with the world's top business capitals, according to a new report.

Chicago-based consulting firm A.T. Kearney is predicting the next generation of global cities, based on the speed with whi...
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Europe's African Refugee Crisis: Is the Boat Really Full?

Europe's African Refugee Crisis: Is the Boat Really Full? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Since Italy began rescuing Africans from the Mediterranean after the last major tragedy in October, the number of refugees coming to Europe has risen dramatically. Fears of economic immigrants could become a top issue in Europe's spring election.
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Dhaka - Part 4 of 5 - Rickshaw economy - YouTube

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Dhaka - Part 2 of 5 - The dreams of Dhaka's garment girls - YouTube

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Watch now: PBS NewsHour | As Bangladesh's Population Grows, Slum Dwellers Struggle... | PBS Video

As Bangladesh\
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Global food security: could wheat feed the world?

Global food security: could wheat feed the world? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Donors, businesses and research groups have united to pledge to boost wheat yields by 50% in the next 20 years. Rob Dawson explains why and how (RT @cgiarclimate: Global food security: could wheat feed the world?

Via Luigi Guarino
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Who is goihg to do the distributional marketing...? 

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Level of happiness by country - Maps on the Web

Level of happiness by country - Maps on the Web | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Level of happiness by country (Level of happiness by country http://t.co/afoeVHtiNd)
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Ukrainian government bracing for halt in Russian gas supplies

Ukrainian government bracing for halt in Russian gas supplies | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has ordered his government to prepare for two scenarios following a gas dispute with Russia.
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Afghanistan runs out of ballot papers as voters flock in large numbers - The Times of India

Afghanistan runs out of ballot papers as voters flock in large numbers - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Afghanistan's landmark presidential poll today was marred by a shortage of ballot papers that left many voters still queuing to cast their votes with polling due to close.
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Male-female sex ratios across the United States -... - Maps on the Web

Male-female sex ratios across the United States -... - Maps on the Web | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it

Male-female sex ratios across the United States - 2010
Source: atlasing (reddit)...

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Cuba passes law to attract foreign investors

Cuba passes law to attract foreign investors | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
New law aims to make the island nation more attractive to foreign investment as economy struggles to improve.
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The 5 Cities Where It’s Easiest — and Hardest — to Walk to the Grocery Store | Streetsblog USA

The 5 Cities Where It’s Easiest — and Hardest — to Walk to the Grocery Store | Streetsblog USA | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
RT @StreetsblogNet: The 5 cities where it's easiest (and hardest) to walk to the grocery store http://t.co/AcIvjL9WXO http://t.co/lWkUJM651z
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Do Italians like Sweden's Italian restaurants? - The Local

Do Italians like Sweden's Italian restaurants? - The Local | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Swedes throng the Italian joints all the time, but what about the natives? There are 1,882 restaurants in Stockholm serving Italian food, but the Italian expats (Do Italians like Sweden's Italian restaurants?
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