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Greece fails to agree on spending cuts

Greece fails to agree on spending cuts | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
With troika representatives in Athens to discuss the latest loan deal, protesters take to the streets.
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Geography resources and current events articles to enhance understanding of the world around us.
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Water Cycle Song Video

Download the Water Cycle Song Video - CLICK HERE: http://www.havefunteaching.com/shop/science-videos/water-cycle-video-download The Water Cycle Song by Hav
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Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS)
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Why Is Pakistan Such a Mess? Blame India.

Why Is Pakistan Such a Mess? Blame India. | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
Why Is Pakistan Such a Mess? Blame India. « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Somaliland's Search for Place

Somaliland is stuck in a unique bind: despite being safer and better governed than Somalia, its claims for independence have gone unheeded.
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Increasing perils at Tanzania's Nyarugusu refugee camp

Increasing perils at Tanzania's Nyarugusu refugee camp | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
Sexual violence and environmental degradation threaten refugees seeking protection at Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania.
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Why 37 is a very special age

Why 37 is a very special age | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
This chart is either really encouraging or kind of depressing, depending on your age
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Magazine about Muslim women aims to highlight diversity

Magazine about Muslim women aims to highlight diversity | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
Founder Deeyah Khan hopes to challenge stereotypes by featuring articles from a broad range of voices.
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Who is the 'Ivory Queen'? - BBC News

Who is the 'Ivory Queen'? - BBC News | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
A 66-year-old bespectacled Chinese woman may not be most people's idea of an ivory smuggling kingpin, but that's exactly what Tanzanian investigators say Yang Fenglan is.
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Current Event & Critical Thinking Questions

Current Event & Critical Thinking Questions | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it

Current Events & Critical Thinking Questions using close reading strategies

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16 maps that will change your understanding of the world forever

16 maps that will change your understanding of the world forever | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
How could I get this wrong for so many years?
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MAP MEN - YouTube

MAP MEN - YouTube | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
Jay Foreman and Mark Cooper-Jones are MAP MEN! Two UK based stand-up comedians with a passion for geography have joined forces to make a YouTube series al
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North Asian nations wary of Obama's Hiroshima visit

North Asian nations wary of Obama's Hiroshima visit | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
South Korea and China concerned US president's Japan trip will allow nationalists to whitewash wartime atrocities.
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Two refugee boats capsize in 24 hours off Libya coast

Two refugee boats capsize in 24 hours off Libya coast | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
At least five die as Italian navy rescues 562 people, taking the total transferred to the country this year to 40,000.
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The Cultural Revolution Still Haunts China’s Communist Party

China's leaders are still scarred by the Cultural Revolution—the memory of how, suddenly, the center could not hold. As rulers of China, they cannot escape it. And even watching from the West, neither can we.
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New Map: School Funding Inequality, Often Measured By State, Is Far Worse Nationally Than You Think

New Map: School Funding Inequality, Often Measured By State, Is Far Worse Nationally Than You Think | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
The74Million is an education focused website
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25 maps that explain the English language

25 maps that explain the English language | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
From Beowulf to Wikipedia, here's how English grew, spread, and changed.
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Buoyed by U.S. firms, Vietnam emerges as an Asian manufacturing powerhouse

Buoyed by U.S. firms, Vietnam emerges as an Asian manufacturing powerhouse | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
Lower labor costs and benefits from the Trans-Pacific Partnership could enhance the communist country’s appeal.
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When Nativism Becomes Normal

When Nativism Becomes Normal | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
The refugee crisis in the Dominican Republic and Haiti shows the human consequences of extreme anti-immigration policies—and how voters get used to them.
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Chinese most welcoming to refugees, Russians least

Chinese most welcoming to refugees, Russians least | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
New 27-nation index by Amnesty International ranks how welcoming people are to those fleeing war and persecution.
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