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Lessons learned from McDonald-isation. | IN DEPTH

Lessons learned from McDonald-isation. | IN DEPTH | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
My latest post on Globalisation: http://t.co/PQ6wsaSV...
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94-year-old a symbol of trends - New Zealand Herald

94-year-old a symbol of trends - New Zealand Herald | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
94-year-old a symbol of trendsNew Zealand HeraldBut population statistics project manager Jo-Anne Skinner says the change over a decade is marked. And the proportion of Maori men living longer has also been growing faster in the past decade.
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Geography Awareness Week | Rasaando

Geography Awareness Week | Rasaando | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
Launched in 1987 by presidential proclamation, Geography Awareness Week is an annual opportunity for families and schools to engage in fun, educational experiences that draw attention to geo-literacy and the importance of geographic understanding.
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'Geography Education' posts Geo-coded | Zentrum für multimediales Lehren und Lernen

'Geography Education' posts Geo-coded | Zentrum für multimediales Lehren und Lernen | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
I'm pleased to announce that for GIS Day, I created a map that has hyperlinks to regionally specific posts that I put on 'Geography Education.'  This map was created using ArcGIS Online (here's a free tutorial on how to to use ArcGIS Online...
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Income Inequality Has Risen In Nearly Every State Over The Last Three Decades

Income Inequality Has Risen In Nearly Every State Over The Last Three Decades | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
Income inequality has grown in nearly every state in the country over the last three decades and continues to climb across the nation, according to new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute.
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YaleNews | Students in disaster class blog about storm Sandy

YaleNews | Students in disaster class blog about storm Sandy | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
Yale College students taking a class on the history of disasters in America, taught by doctoral candidate Andy Horowitz, have a unique perspective on Sandy, and they are blogging their responses to the devastating storm ...
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Health advocates want to increase cigarette tax - Baltimore Sun

Health advocates want to increase cigarette tax - Baltimore Sun | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
WAMUHealth advocates want to increase cigarette taxBaltimore SunThe same group that successfully pushed to double the state's cigarette tax in 2007 wants the General Assembly to add another dollar per pack next session.
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People overestimate benefits of prevention

People overestimate benefits of prevention | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients asked to estimate how many lives would be saved through cancer screening or how many hip fractures can be prevented with bone-building medication mostly overestimate (Via @charlesornstein: People overestimate benefits...
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Superstorm boosts jobless claims, hits factories

Superstorm boosts jobless claims, hits factories | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Superstorm Sandy drove a surge in new claims for jobless benefits last week and hurt factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region in November, signs it could deal a substantial blow (Superstorm boosts jobless claims, hits factories:...
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BP settles criminal charges for $4 billion in spill; supervisors indicted on manslaughter

BP settles criminal charges for $4 billion in spill; supervisors indicted on manslaughter | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
Company agrees to pay $4 billion in settlement of criminal investigation in 2010 oil drilling platform tragedy.
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BP hit with record fine in $4.5bn US government settlement | The Insurance Insider

BP hit with record fine in $4.5bn US government settlement | The Insurance Insider | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
:- BP hit with record fine in $4.5bn US government settlement (BP hit with record fine in $4.5bn US government settlement http://t.co/XnFxMF5J #reinsurance...)...
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How America Could Collapse | The Nation

How America Could Collapse | The Nation | Geography and Education | Scoop.it
Supply chain shocks have already led to shortages of videotape and auto parts. Could food or medicine be next?
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