Posts Tagged ‘geography’

"Have You Ever Tried Living in a Cave?"

Two years ago, Dan Vergano at USA Today was the first to report on this geography study that¬†predicted Osama Bin Laden was hiding out in a walled compound in a densely populated area. After the discovery and killing of Bin Laden, Vergano followed up with the lead researcher. Here’s a short excerpt of the Q…Continue Reading…

Start Spreading the News

Humans have taken over the earth. Evidently there’s a new concept that confirms this, called anthropogenic biomes. Then there’s the recent push by scientists to declare a new era, called the anthropocene. I jest, only because this is not new territory. Environmental historians have built a whole discipline from this fertile ground. And geographers dug…Continue Reading…