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    HumanGeography

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    The Geography of Genius

    The Chinese take 3.62 billion trips to go home and celebrate the Lunar New Year. It's the world's largest human migration. And now there's a map that depicts it.

    Here is a primer on the differences between the two branches of Islam.

    The geography of the two main branches of Islam is a key factor in the region’s conflicts.

    Sometimes when a conflict involves Muslims, “Islam” may not be the best category for understanding it. Omid Safi with a reflection on the current crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and why framing it as religion is not the most helpful framework.

    A 'singing map' featuring traditional holiday music from the collection of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the nonprofit record label of the national museum of the United States.

    The e-book version of a guide written by an MSU journalism class designed to dispel biases and stereotypes about Muslim Americans is again available. Amid a national debate about closing U.S. borders to Muslims, "100 Questions and Answers About Muslim Americans" is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google Play.

    Mapping diversity in Portland

    Botswana’s Diamond Mines

    NPR Heating Up Cocoa pods in Ivory Coast, one of the world's top producers of cocoa. Climate models suggest that West Africa, where much of the world's cocoa is grown, will get dryer, which could affect supply.

    The Geography of Transport Systems

    Search data offers some surprises about where Americans are planning to travel for the holiday.

    One dot equals $100M of exports

    Internet user growth is slowing and over half of the world's 7 billion people are offline, the United Nations (UN) has warned.

    Who's searching about the European migration crisis, what are they interested in, and what countries are people around the world most interested in immigrating to?

    This map helps explain why some European countries reject refugees, and others love them - The Washington Post

    8 Maps of Displacement and Return in New Orleans After Katrina - CityLab

    Around the Globe, a Desperate Flight From Turmoil - The New York Times

    This Interactive Map Charts the Density of Baltimore's Vacant Housing - CityLab

    How Farms Became the New Hot Suburb | Innovation | Smithsonian

    Protecting the World's Last Isolated Communities From Above | Innovation | Smithsonian

    Graffiti: Art or eyesore? | MSUToday | Michigan State University

    An Infographic That Maps 2,000 Years of Cultural History in 5 Minutes / 「文化の中心地」2,000年の変遷がわかるインフォグラフィック動画

    Bonnie Devine on Canada's first major survey of Anishinaabe artists | Q with Jian Ghomeshi | CBC Radio