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A climate terrorist's take on wind farms

I sometimes go for a charge (i.e. a walk, a ramble) over some hills in the south of Glasgow. The view can be spectacular. The city of Glasgow to the north, the Firth of Clyde to the west. 1,117 more words

Human Geography

What Continent Do You Think They Are From? Drawing Humans to Reveal Internalized Bias

When teaching geography (and every subject) we need diverse voices. We need to push back against dominant narratives that amplify some perspectives (usually of those in power) and erase or ignore others. 1,045 more words


Urban Noise Pollution

By linking the noise model to national U.S. population data, we made some interesting discoveries. First, in both rural and urban areas, affluent communities were quieter.

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Missions and Learning: Geography

We hear in Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” 2,183 more words


Citations, references, exhaustion

I don’t exactly dream of a day when all academic outlets agree on one referencing format, but I certainly wish we might get there. I know there are academics who use referencing software – you well-organized (smug?) types – who probably find immense (geeky?) pleasure in quickly putting together a bibliography or tweaking citations. 485 more words

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A Playful City

As part of the MA in Geography last year, we studied the historical development of the Sheriff Street area. This area has been the subject of many documentaries and there has been a focus upon children in some of these, as in this… 1,383 more words

Human Geography

The Four Geography Tracks and Their Requirements

The geography major at CU has four concentrations: physical geography, human geography, environment and society relations, and GIS, or geographic information science. Students can either pick to follow one of these tracks or stick to the general geography major program, although many students struggle with knowing whether or not to declare a specialization track. 824 more words