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Delgado, Elvin – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2016
Energy issues are becoming increasingly common subjects of instruction in undergraduate- and graduate-level classrooms across a variety of disciplines. The interdisciplinary character of energy studies provides geographers with a great opportunity to present different applied and theoretical approaches to help students conceptualize energy issues…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Education, Power Technology, Class Activities
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Hawthorne, Timothy L.; Atchison, Christopher; LangBruttig, Artis – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2014
Collaborative engagement with local residents and organizations is often cited as one of the most valuable aspects of community-based research integration in classroom settings. However, little has been written on the impact of community engagement in international study abroad programs. We explore the use of community geography in Belize to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Study Abroad
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Marotz, Glen A.; Merchant, James W., Jr. – Journal of Geography, 1975
The results of a study to determine the farmer's state of awareness of agricultural water pollution and soil erosion are reported. (DE)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Farmers
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Lewis, Thomas R. – Journal of Geography, 1980
Explores implications of declining cigar tobacco production in New England's Connecticut River Valley. Stresses the nature and causes of changing tobacco production in this region. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Economic Factors, Economics Education
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Tarrant, John R. – Journal of Geography, 1990
Addresses world hunger issues and the increasing world population. Sees continued imbalance between supply and demand. Points out Europe and the United States are dealing with surplus production, whereas developing nations continue to import needed food. Argues solving hunger problems requires eliminating poverty through development programs.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Economically Disadvantaged, Food
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De Souza, Anthony R. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Instructors at all levels can draw on the materials in this list to teach a course on the population-food question. The resources are listed under the following headings: selected references, professional literature, data, and films. (RM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Elementary Secondary Education
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Floyd, Barry N. – Journal of Geography, 1983
The crisis in Jamaican agriculture is due to environmental factors like climate conditions and to social and economic factors like the plantation system. Along with mining, tourism, and manufacturing, agriculture has a key role to play in the Jamaican economy. Suggests ways to improve productivity by aid to family farms. (CS)
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture
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Innis, Donald Q. – Journal of Geography, 1983
Intercropping involves growing two or more crops at the same time in the same field. Encouragement of this traditional African farming method would increase food supplies in Jamaica and reduce imports of food. The local expertise of small farmers in Third World countries can help solve many world problems. (CS)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Developing Nations, Economic Development
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Morrissey, Mike – Journal of Geography, 1983
Describes a game to be used with high school seniors or college freshmen studying the geography of underdeveloped nations. The game involves role playing, decision making, computations, and analysis. It should provide a platform for discussion of the prospects and problems of farming in a developing region. (CS)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Developing Nations, Educational Games
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Huke, Robert E. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Modern agriculture's green revolution refers to a complex package that includes improved seeds and a wide range of efficient management practices. The genetic history of and technological developments that led to the green revolution are described, and its impact discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Developing Nations
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Troughton, Michael J. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Agricultural industrialization is the adoption by an agricultural system of an industrial mode in its orientation and operation. Similarities and distinctions between agricultural industrialization in Canada and in the United States are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Capitalism
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Stebelsky, Ihor – Journal of Geography, 1985
Food production in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe is described; the opportunities and limitations of the region's land resources for agriculture are examined; and the evolution of the institutional structures of agriculture are discussed. Recent developments to improve the food supply are outlined. (RM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Communism
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Augelli, John P. – Journal of Geography, 1985
The nutritional quality of life in Latin America is discussed, and the causes and consequences of the food problem and hunger in Latin countries are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations
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Hidore, John J. – Journal of Geography, 1978
Explains that population growth in Africa has caused a deterioration of vegetation and soil resources. This deterioration has resulted from overgrazing, too frequent and too extensive burning of the vegetation, and overcultivation. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Area Studies, Climate, Depleted Resources
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Carlson, Alvar W. – Journal of Geography, 1976
This study analyzes the development of the need for migrant laborers in northwestern Ohio, their continual use, the composition of the labor force, and the national travel patterns of migrant laborers who work in the region. (Author)
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Agricultural Production, Farm Labor, Human Geography