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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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Looking at climate change through world maps

Welcome to my first instalment of Map Monday. The maps in this post, and their descriptions, come from a fantastic website at carbonmap.org. This particular series, called The Carbon Map, actually has an animated visualization of the maps shown below, … Continue reading

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Mount Everest just the world’s latest victim of tourist hordes

Thought-provoking article by Kelly McParland in the National Post (May 29, 2019) follows in full, for starters. ‘Once, you travelled the world to see the world. Now, you travel to shoot the perfect selfie. It might seem odd to equate a … Continue reading

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Is the death of the small town inevitable?

One of those unexpected detours that life presents from time to time saw my husband and me diverted from our carefully-planned path of big-city living to what struck me at the time as a quaint outpost in eastern Canada.  Little did … Continue reading

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