Category Archives: Geography

On SAGE Insight: Population geography I: Human trafficking

From Progress in Human Geography This first report explores how understandings of human trafficking have progressed within population Geography. Migration studies have been intensified within human geography by the so-called ‘migration crisis’ sparking countless recent discussions of smuggling, asylum seeking, … Continue reading

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Explore our water themed article collections for World Water Week 2016

World Water Week, organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute, is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. With 1.8 billion people without safe drinking water and 2.5 billion people lacking adequate sanitation the topic of this year’s … Continue reading

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Special Issue on Critical Physical Geography

From Progress in Physical Geography The relationship (or lack thereof) between physical and human geography is a longstanding discussion within the field. The articles in this special issue provide a small sample of the rapidly growing body of integrated physical … Continue reading

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Environment & Urbanization: Special issue on climate change

Special issue From Environment & Urbanization There are two new urgent challenges facing city and municipal governments: they now have to add climate change adaptation and contributions to mitigation to their policies, plans, regulatory frameworks and budgets. This is one … Continue reading

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100 cities ranked according to greenhouse gas emissions

Cities and greenhouse gas emissions: moving forward From Environment and Urbanization This study examines greenhouse gas emissions for over 100 cities in 33 countries and suggests 28 policy tools that city governments can use to take action on climate change. It … Continue reading

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When a “home” becomes a “house”: care and caring in the flood recovery process

From Space and Culture             As Australia has become the latest victim of severe flooding, we are mindful of the potentially devastating consequences. This article looks back to the 2007 floods in North East England, to consider the care needs that are revealed, disrupted, … Continue reading

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Sonic city: the evolving economic geography of the music industry

From Journal of Planning Education and Research While musicians can come from anywhere, they migrate over time. This research finds the music industry has become significantly more concentrated. In the US, New York and Los Angeles remain dominant locations with … Continue reading

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Transport policies, automobile use, and sustainable transport: a comparison of Germany and the United States

From Journal of Planning Education and Research Germany leads the way with effective transport policies. This report indicates that the US should look to Germany for successful strategies to achieve more sustainable transport. Policies play a role in shaping differences … Continue reading

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For better trade, give peace a chance

Trade and Conflict: Proximity, Country Size, and Measures From Conflict Management and Peace Science New research finds that contrary to the long argued idea that trade leads to peaceful relations between nations, actually peace allows trade to flourish. International trade’s … Continue reading

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