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Department of Geography

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Geography in the News

Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth': BBCNews (Apr 25, 2016)— Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants.

Ecuador earthquake death toll hits 272, including 2 Canadians: CBCNews (Apr 17, 2016)— Magnitude-7.8 tremor is country's strongest in decades.

Rescuers scramble for survivors after deadly quake hits Japan: Space Daily (Apr 15, 2016)— Tens of thousands of people fled their homes after the 6.5-magnitude quake struck the southwestern island of Kyushu on Thursday night, leaving lumps of broken concrete strewn in the streets.

Two Mexican Volcanoes Are Erupting: DiscoveryNews (Mar 29, 2016)— Two big Mexican volcanoes that are sending mile-high columns of ash and soot into the sky.

Alaska's Pavlof Volcano Erupts: DiscoveryNews (Mar 29, 2016)— The Pavlof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted on Sunday. See photos of the event.

Map of the Week: Three maps that explain cancer's global burden.

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