Geography

Geography

Why Leaders Should Learn Geography

Kirk Goldsberry mentioned in "The Importance of Spatial Thinking" that "Harvard eradicated its Geography Department in the 1940's, and many universities followed suit". Indeed,...

How giving away empty addresses is helping fight homelessness

How can an empty address help fight homelessness? By definition, a homeless person is someone without a permanent residence, unable to acquire and maintain regular,...

Geography, More Than You Think

Encouraging more people to take the subject of geography seriously. There are many misunderstandings regarding what geography is about. It seems like the one...

2014 was Earth’s warmest year ever recorded

Scientists claim that we have experienced the warmest year on our planet since instruments started to measure temperature and very likely for at least 4,000...
Master's in GIS, Geo-informatics

Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS

Are you thinking about pursuing Master's in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience? Never think twice, we have made a comprehensive list of many universities...

The most detailed ecological map of the World

ESRI and the US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri developed the most detailed global ecological land units map in the world. The map shows...

What’s the difference between a gulf and a bay? Geography terms explained on map...

Geographic terms can be a little bit confusing. What's the difference between a cape and a peninsula or a gulf and a bay? Are channel,...
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260 years of global carbon emissions on a single map

Global warming is the most significant environmental problem facing us today, as we experience more and more weather anomalies every year. In long-term perspective...

10 questions about the Great American Eclipse 2017

As we inch closer to the rare act of cosmic providence which is expected to be “the most photographed, most shared, most tweeted in...

U.S.A. and it’s territories – Explained

United States of America (U.S.A.), is now one of the most-desirable destinations for the people who look forward to excel in educational, professional and...

Scientists discovered a new continent and called it Zealandia

Researchers claim to have discovered a new continent mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific. Scientists behind the study say that New Zealand and New...

We could breach key limit set in Paris agreement by 2022

British scientists have released a jarring forecast which says global temperatures could reach 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by 2022. If that happens, it would...

Why we should learn how to use the magnetic compass?

A circular instrument with a magnetic needle. Simple, and yet, in many ways, quite revolutionary. Ordinary in looks, and yet, something very important for...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps – The Projection Choice

By showing the territories from above, the cartographer takes an artificial “objective” point of view. He  stops being just a “regular inhabitant” who lives...

How climate change is forcing sea animals to change their natural behavior

With climate changing making the oceans around Australia warmer further south, many sea animals are also changing their characteristic movements and feeding habits to...

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