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Freakonomics » China’s “Little Emperors”

Freakonomics » China’s “Little Emperors” | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
China's "Little Emperors": More unintended consequences of China’s “One Child” policy. http://t.co/aW2foke7
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Zimbabwe 'deal' over constitution

Zimbabwe 'deal' over constitution | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe's rival political leaders say they have reached a deal over a new constitution, removing a key obstacle to holding elections.
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Woodland Heists: Rising Energy Costs Drive Up Forest Thievery

Woodland Heists: Rising Energy Costs Drive Up Forest Thievery | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
With energy costs escalating, more Germans are turning to wood burning stoves for heat. That, though, has also led to a rise in tree theft in the country's forests. Woodsmen have become more watchful.
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City & Country Ground Image Quiz | Geography Education

City & Country Ground Image Quiz | Geography Education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
"Can you use physical and cultural geography clues to match the ground photograph with its location? Identify the 10 cities and 10 countries.
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Indian holy men celebrate in the waters at Sangram - picture of the day

Indian holy men celebrate in the waters at Sangram - picture of the day | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk.
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Interactive Earth at Night | Geography Education

Interactive Earth at Night | Geography Education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Seth Dixon, Ph.D.'s insight: You've seen the this image as a static map, as a video and as an adjusted cartogram here before.
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Documents Illuminate Jewish Life in Ancient Muslim Empire

Documents Illuminate Jewish Life in Ancient Muslim Empire | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Manuscripts from a Persian part of the empire in the 11th century, newly unveiled at the National Library of Israel, shed new details about the life of a little understood Jewish society.
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UN backs French Mali intervention

UN backs French Mali intervention | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The UN Security Council backs France's intervention against Islamists in Mali, as thousands of African troops are expected to join the operation.
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New Rules Allow Cubans to Keep Residency Amid Travel

New Rules Allow Cubans to Keep Residency Amid Travel | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Islanders will be allowed to spend more time overseas before they forfeit their residency, a reflection of the government’s desire for closer ties with millions of Cubans who live abroad.
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Six arrested in India, accused of gang raping another bus passenger

Six arrested in India, accused of gang raping another bus passenger | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Just weeks after a brutal gang rape on a bus led to the death of a student and sparked national outrage, six suspects have been arrested in a similar case, accused of raping a 29-year-old woman who was riding a bus.
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Fried Chicken In Ulan Bator: KFC To Open In Mongolia

Fried Chicken In Ulan Bator: KFC To Open In Mongolia | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Would you like home-style biscuits or mashed potatoes to go with your yurt?

No country is out of reach for global food brands these days, and

Via Seth Dixon
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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 13, 2013 1:59 PM

Globalization has a long reach indeed. 

Mr Ortloff's curator insight, October 10, 2013 11:53 AM

Diffusion....Globalization....transnational corporations Oh My!

CT Blake's curator insight, August 29, 2014 7:14 PM

Cultural diffusion in action.

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Beijing Air Pollution Off the Charts

Beijing Air Pollution Off the Charts | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
An air-quality monitor atop the U.S. Embassy recently measured an air quality index of 755. Alarmingly, 500 is supposed to be the top of the scale.
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Making the case for geography

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RT: @karldonert RT @RGS_IBG: Case studies demonstrate economic, policy & environmental impacts of #geographical work. http://t.co/PO0r1GYq
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Indigenous protests sweep Canada

Indigenous protests sweep Canada | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Native people across Canada have blockaded roads, as part of the grass-roots movement Idle No More.
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How "well-read" are you? Read these 9th/10th grade recommended titles?

How "well-read" are you? Read these 9th/10th grade recommended titles? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
States all across America are adopting standards for what high school freshman and sophomores should be reading. Take this quiz to see how you compare! (RT @marjoriekehe: Are you as well-read as a 10th grader?
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Germany's Mali Predicament: Trapped Between France and War

Germany's Mali Predicament: Trapped Between France and War | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Germany is eager to prove it is a reliable ally, particularly after it snubbed France and stayed out of Libya. Wary of getting pulled into the violence in Mali, it has instead offered two planes to transport troops.
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North Korea: Tweeting Its Way to the Future?

North Korea: Tweeting Its Way to the Future? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
North Korea, one of the most cut-off nations on earth, appears to have an official Twitter account. It contains some surprises. (IHT Rendezvous: North Korea: Tweeting Its Way to the Future?
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Impacts of the Demographic Transition | Geography Education

Impacts of the Demographic Transition | Geography Education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A look at how the notion of family is evolving in this country.
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Shinto trying to stay relevant in global, green era | The Japan Times Online

Shinto trying to stay relevant in global, green era | The Japan Times Online | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
One morning last fall, a group of around a dozen people of various nationalities and religious faiths visited Kanda Myojin Shrine in central Tokyo.
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India, China agree to hold joint military operations - The Times of India

India, China agree to hold joint military operations - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Officials from India and China on Monday embarked on two days of negotiations with the goal of resuming joint military exercises this year and that signal increased trust levels between Beijing and New Delhi.
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Somalia: A failed state is back from the dead | Geography Education

Somalia: A failed state is back from the dead | Geography Education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Eighteen months ago, central Mogadishu was like an African Stalingrad. Seth Dixon, Ph.D.'s insight: Somalia's political troubles are not over, but it is no longer the drought-ridden country overrun by Islamist extremist that it was two years ago.
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We don't want our burqas back: women in Afghanistan on the Taliban's return

We don't want our burqas back: women in Afghanistan on the Taliban's return | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
When the troops withdraw from Afghanistan next year, many fear a terrible backlash.
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First Muslim female Olympic winner could be IOC’s first woman president

First Muslim female Olympic winner could be IOC’s first woman president | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
First Muslim female Olympic winner could be IOC’s first woman president http://t.co/RS31QlW5
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World's oldest woman, Koto Okubo, dies at age 115 in Japan | The Japan Times Online

World's oldest woman, Koto Okubo, dies at age 115 in Japan | The Japan Times Online | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The world's oldest woman, 115-year-old Koto Okubo from Kawasaki, died Saturday at a nursing home in the city, municipal officials reported.
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Bolivia scores coca leaf victory at UN

Bolivia scores coca leaf victory at UN | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Country re-admitted to UN anti-drug convention after lobbying for right of its indigenous people to chew raw coca leaf.
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