Human Geography

Learn about the different areas of human geography including economic geography, population geography, cultural geography, and more.


Human Geography

The Geography of Borrowing Size

Towns can literally ‘borrow size’ from other urban locations, boosting their economic opportunities and capabilities by using the fact they are located near large towns and can leverage these networks to be more economically robust.

Human Geography

Plastic and other trash litter a beach in Samana, Dominican Republic. Photo: Rey Prezoso, CC BY-SA 2.0Plastic and other trash litter a beach in Samana, Dominican Republic. Photo: Rey Prezoso, CC BY-SA 2.0

The 2018 Statistic of the Year is About Plastic Recycling

Each year, the Royal Statistical Society issues a list of notable statistics.  Topping the list is the estimate that a whopping 90.5% of all plastics that have ever been produced have never been recycled.  The statistic is from a research article published (actually in 2017) in the journal ScienceAdvances.  Entitled, […]