Cultural Geography

Geography of Happiness

Mark Altaweel

Geography can have a major influence on happiness.

Mapping Mediterranean UNESCO World Heritage Sea-level Rise Flood Risk

Olivia Harne

A Kiel University study has shown that some World Heritage Sites are at risk for damage in the face of changing sea level from climate change.

Digital Hegemony: How Local Your Google Search Results are Depends on the Country

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers took at look at search results on Google for 188 capital cities to see the country of origin for the top results.

Geography Mnemonic to Learn the Countries of Central America

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn a geography mnemonic to memorize not just the countries of Central America but also the order in which they are located from north to south.

In the Turkana culture, owning livestock is a sign of wealth. Photo: EC/ECHO/Malini Morzaria

Why Development Aid Projects Must First Factor Local Culture

Devon Reeser

Why do some multi-million dollar aid projects fail? The aid itself is not generally the problem, but the lack of local, geographic specific cultural analysis in planning and implementation is most often to blame.

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