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Museum Geographies: Exploring the cultural geographies of museums, galleries and the arts

PhD candidate Carol Dixon has recently created a website for use as a more informal space for sharing information about her research relating to the cultural geographies of museums, galleries and the arts. 311 more words


Regional Science Conference in Aberystwyth

My first Regional Science Conference, the 43rd (RSAI-BIS) conference at Aberystwyth, was an eye opener for me. It all started with a long journey from Liverpool with my colleague Kush Thakar. 533 more words

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Kilauea Volcano lava flow could threaten homes in coming weeks

Hawaii volcano lava flow could threaten homes

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press Published: Aug 25, 2014 at 3:07 PM PDT

HONOLULU (AP) – Scientists are monitoring lava flowing from a Hawaii volcano eruption that could threaten homes.The June 27 lava flow, named for the date it began erupting from a new vent, isn’t an immediate threat to homes or structures downhill of the flow, but could become one in weeks or months if it continues to advance, the U.S. 77 more words


6.0 Magnitude quake strikes South Napa in California

There appear to be no reports of major structural damage or serious injuries…although I did read reports of up to 70 people visiting a Napa hospital for minor injuries and some mason buildings did suffer some damage. 80 more words


Hurricane Memories: BOB

The economy of nature, its checks and balances, its measurements of competing life-all this is its great marvel and has an ethnic of its own.  Live in nature, and you will soon see… that nature has its unexpected and unappreciated mercies. 

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Fracking to the Rescue

‘If the article is right and techniques such as fracking mean that “it’s time to forget about peak oil” then do you agree with the final assertion that this “can only be a good thing”? 462 more words

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Geographic Smartness and Global Understanding

I love Geography because it can give us a sense of the world. Geography helps me navigate streets without a GPS; it helps me understand the environment and the world I live in; it gives me a keen understanding of the patterns and processes that shape human society; it helps me understand the spatial aspects of interactions between humans and the natural world; and it helps me understand the natural and human uniqueness or the character of a particular region. 2,342 more words