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INDONESIA: Living with dirty water - IRINnews.org

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INDONESIA: Living with dirty waterIRINnews.orgJAKARTA, 24 April 2012 (IRIN) - Heavy pollution of river water by household and industrial waste in the Indonesian province of West Java is threatening the health of at least five million people living...
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India becomes world's largest consumer of antibiotics - The Times of India

India becomes world's largest consumer of antibiotics - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
India has emerged as the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics with a 62% increase in popping habits over the last decade.
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Iran and West fail to reach nuclear pact

Iran and West fail to reach nuclear pact | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Extension of talks expected to give more time to negotiate deal to limit scope of Iran's uranium enrichment programme.
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Heartwarming Thai Commercial - Thai Good Stories By Linaloved

They make such good advertisements.
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dtac's "The Power of Love", a commercial from Thailand

โลกเราทุกวันนี้ เทคโนโลยีโทรศัพท์มือถือมีอิทธิพลกับสังคมอย่างมาก จนทำให้คนส่วนใหญ่มีชีวิตอยู่โดยปราศจากสิ่งเหล่านี้ไม่ได้ การพัฒนาเทคโนโลยีบนโทรศัพท์มือถือ เ...
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Some of the more recent "feel good" commercials which have warmed my heart have come from Thailand. I hope you enjoy dtac's "The Power of Love".

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Unaccompanied children not fleeing violence, says Guatemala's first lady (+video)

Unaccompanied children not fleeing violence, says Guatemala's first lady (+video) | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Really?(Guatemala’s first lady calls immigration situation a “humanitarian crisis," but says violence isn't a problem: http://t.co/b66JFgeGkx)...
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World Population Day Message 2014 - YouTube

On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA is calling for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of youth.

 

For more information: http://www.unfpa.org/public/world-population-day/

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Ebola claims more victims in west Africa

Ebola claims more victims in west Africa | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
World Health Organisation records 44 new cases and 21 deaths in region between July 6 and 8, taking total dead to 539.
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Angry Germans: Big Projects Face Growing Resistance

Angry Germans: Big Projects Face Growing Resistance | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In recent years, a new protest culture has made it more difficult for to complete big infrastructure projects in Germany.
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Uncontacted tribe in Brazil ends its isolation

Uncontacted tribe in Brazil ends its isolation | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Anthropologists worry about the threat from infections and resource conflicts (“@ScienceNews: Uncontacted tribe in Brazil ends isolation...
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US, China look to energy for common ground amid friction

US, China look to energy for common ground amid friction | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Energy is a rare bright spot amid otherwise tense relations between the US and China ahead of an annual summit between the two superpowers this week.
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Not just the World Cup: Germany beats Brazil in markets, too.

Not just the World Cup: Germany beats Brazil in markets, too. | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Germany defeated Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, but Germany is also winning in the markets. Germany's equity, currency, and government bond markets have also been surpassing Brazil.
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Improving the Urban Environment and Maintaining Historic

How do you move a historic victorian mansion? Very carefully. In this case, it's the Peter Green House at Brown University, Providence RI.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, July 8, 1:10 PM

Many cities wrestle with two important, but opposing mandates: modernize the infrastructure to improve the city and maintain the history of the neighborhood to preserve a sense of place.  Most often these are not reconcilable, but with a whole lot of money, this is are very creative way to do both.  

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Refugee Camp for Syrians in Jordan Evolves as a Do-It-Yourself City

Refugee Camp for Syrians in Jordan Evolves as a Do-It-Yourself City | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
As the sprawling Zaatari camp evolves into an informal city — with an economy and even gentrification — aid workers say camps can be potential urban incubators that benefit host countries like Jordan.
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Abe: Change rules for female workers

Abe: Change rules for female workers | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
As the female-friendly image of his Liberal Democratic Party deteriorates, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday renewed his promise to create a better environment for women to exert their talents, ...
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S Africa metal workers 'to intensify' strike

S Africa metal workers 'to intensify' strike | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Biggest union rejects 10 percent pay-raise offer, with industrial action costing country about $30m a day.
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"Forget me not", a commercial from Thai Life Insurance

THAILAND AD 2012 www.thailife.com
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Aid group sounds South Sudan cholera warning

Aid group sounds South Sudan cholera warning | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Situation "likely to get worse" with coming heavy rains, amid outbreaks in nine of 10 states, Save the Children says.
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A “nationwide gentrification effect” is segregating us by education

A “nationwide gentrification effect” is segregating us by education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
College graduates are sorting themselves into cities increasingly out of reach of everyone else.
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Kurds 'quit Iraq government' in Maliki snub

Kurds 'quit Iraq government' in Maliki snub | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Foreign minister says Kurds have shut all departments under their control, days after PM said Erbil was base for rebels.
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Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.
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Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics?

Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A succession of scandals generate headlines around the world, but the World Cup goes on triumphantly.
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Indonesia elections: A new era of politics?

Indonesia elections: A new era of politics? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Rival presidential candidates each claim victory in the world's third largest democracy.
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Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act?

Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Critics see the child immigrant crisis on the border as President Obama's Katrina moment – a time when it's crucial to act decisively. But the crisis might not galvanize Congress behind his plan.
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Islamic Uighurs defy China's Ramadan ban

Islamic Uighurs defy China's Ramadan ban | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The government's attempt to clamp down on religious expression has backfired among Uyghurs.
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Germany's Choice: Will It Be America or Russia?

Germany's Choice: Will It Be America or Russia? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
For decades, Germany's position in the West remained unquestioned. Following the NSA spying and other political scandals, many Germans want greater independence from the US. But does that mean getting closer to Moscow?
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