Tag Archives: Australia

Map Monday: more fun with maps, playing with population densities

This week’s topic was inspired by a map my niece posted on Facebook, mostly for my interest. Thanks, Heidi! This is the map she posted: You won’t be surprised to learn that she lives in British Columbia. She lives somewhere … Continue reading

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Map Monday: what are map projections and why do we need more than one?

The map in last week’s Map Monday showing how many countries and continents could fit into the same size as Africa surprised many readers. These are the same readers who know a lot about geography. Just goes to show how … Continue reading

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How can climate change not be the main goal of all countries in 2020? Canada?!

Australia is burning. California’s been burning. British Columbia’s been burning. Portugal’s been burning. This summer, the Arctic broke records for wildfires in Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Siberia. In the Arctic!  We’ve seen storms more volatile and ferocious than ever before, … Continue reading

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