MADISON, Wis. — Youve all heard the phrases: The world is shrinking and We live in a global village. While advances in technology and transportation have slashed the time it takes to communicate and travel, they havent changed the age-old fact that much of what happens around the globe is driven by the relationship between people and where they live.
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housands of years ago and, more recently, the Little Ice Age that changed history in Europe 700 years ago - are largely beyond human control.
This is natures grand design. If we think we can stabilize the climate by plugging up the exhaust pipes of cars or shutting down coal-fired power plants, we must think again, de Blij said. That doesnt mean we shouldnt clean up, but just dont expect ......Full article >>>
ovement is spreading south from the sub-Saharan region, and it is the only place in the world today where food production is falling. It is a continent still rich in natural resources, however, including oil, uranium, cobalt and platinum.
Because colonialism helped create many of the problems in Africa today, de Blij said, the world owes Africa a break and should do its best to help stabi......Full article >>>
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