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Boundless Exchange Open Source GIS Features

We recently announced the availability of Boundless Exchange – the press release covers the basics of the product and what’s included, so we’ll take …

Why Nigeria is the world's most dangerous place to be... a geography teacher

Boko Haram is singling out geography teachers in its campaign of terror against Western education in Nigeria, it has been revealed.<p>Teachers of the subject have emerged as an unlikely top target for the group because their lessons contradict its bizarre worldview on how the Earth was created.<p>Boko …

Innovative Flood Defence Scheme in Pickering a Success – and Geographers’ Work Vital

An innovative flood defence scheme developed in Pickering, North Yorkshire, has been hailed as a success in an evaluation by the Environment Agency. …

Crisis in the Cryosphere, Part 1

The global climate agreement reached in Paris late in 2015, which sets specific targets nations will aim for in limiting emissions of heat-trapping …

How NGA assists in disaster response

Although the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s primary customers are the Defense Department and the intelligence community, it often provides …

10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Droughts. More severe and unpredictable storms. A decline in polar bears. You no doubt have heard about these and other effects of climate change.But …

Lyme Disease

22 Of The Most Extreme Places On Earth

Go big or go home!

New Stanford center offers insight into the evolution of scientific cartography

The new David Rumsey Map Center, which opened last week at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, showcases what was once one of the world’s …

Humanities

How Geography Impacts Flu Outbreaks

04/20/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>HEALTH</b><p>The physical geography of cities—in particular, the differences between a city’s urban core and its suburban periphery—may help guide public health planning. (Pacific Standard)<p>Use our …

Wind farms' climate impact recorded for first time

<b>In the first study of its kind, scientists have been able to measure the climatic effect of a wind farm on the local environment.</b><p>The team said its experiment showed that there was a very slight warming at ground level and that it was localised to within a wind farm's perimeter.<p>Data suggested the …

Wind Power

Ikea starts selling solar panels again

Ikea has rebooted its solar panel offering with several ‘solar shops’ opening at stores across the UK this week as part of the retailer's renewed sustainability drive.<p>The flat-pack furniture expert will push sales of solar panels online and in stores in Glasgow, Birmingham and Lakeside this week …

7 Maps That Will Change How You Think About Global Politics

The ways we look at geopolitics are hopelessly out of date. Military might and the power of nation-states aren’t what they used to be. Now it’s all about who’s the most connected.<p>Power in the 21st century means something very different than it did even a few decades ago. Military might, territory, …