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Rich Tourist, Poor Tourist - NYTimes.com

Rich Tourist, Poor Tourist - NYTimes.com | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
"tourism is very much a first-world pursuit & only a small percentage of the world’s population travels for pleasure" http://t.co/Br5x4gU57e
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Calculating the World's Population

Calculating the World's Population | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
How do demographers actually know how many people live on Earth? Can they accurately calculate the number of people that have ever lived? You asked our data help desk these questions, and our open...
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Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food

Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
Much of our produce is relatively low in phytonutrients — compounds that may reduce the risk of many diseases. (RT @CUESA: Is Modern Agriculture Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food?
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What Happens When Our Food Sources Lose Diversity?

What Happens When Our Food Sources Lose Diversity? | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, May 27 (Reuters) - A decline in the diversity of farmed plants and livestock breeds is gathering pace, threatening future food supplies for the world's growing population, the head...
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The art of sustainability: imagination, not spreadsheets will create change

The art of sustainability: imagination, not spreadsheets will create change | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
A rational, data-driven approach won't be sufficient to drive a sustainable future.
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Amid Pakistan's chaos and carnival, this is democracy

Amid Pakistan's chaos and carnival, this is democracy | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
It might disorientate outside observers, but Pakistan has its own, successful way of holding elections (RT @MurtazaGeoNews: The Guardian: #PTI r trying n largely succeeding 2 do politics diferntly n reaching out 2 n electorate untouched b4
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The ABCs of Hmong

The ABCs of Hmong | What matters and so what? | Scoop.it
Ninety percent of instruction is in Hmong for kindergartners in the Hmong immersion program at Susan B. Anthony Elementary. Photo by Andria Lo. T...
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