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Indigenous Activist, Economist, Author Winona LaDuke to Speak at AAG 2022

Rural development economist and environmental justice advocate Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabekwe, Ojibwe) will join AAG President Emily Yeh for a virtual keynote address and conversation during AAG 2022. LaDuke, an enrolled member of the Mississippi band of Ashinaabeg who lives and works on the White Earth Indian Reservation, founded the White Earth Land Recovery Project in…
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Geophysicist Marcia McNutt Honored with 2022 AAG Atlas Award

Geophysicist Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, has been awarded the AAG’s highest honor, the AAG Atlas Award. Dr. McNutt will speak at AAG 2022, reflecting on what she has learned in a trailblazing career that includes serving as President and CEO of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, and as the…
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In the Philippines, Local Knowledge Makes a Global Impact

We're celebrating Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) with features on the fascinations of the world. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #GeoWeek2021.  The shy, nocturnal pangolin – an animal that looks like a cross…
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The Future Is Here: Sophia Garcia and the Intersections of GIS, Redistricting, and Social Justice

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Sophia Garcia, the GIS and Outreach Director for Redistricting Partners in Sacramento, CA,…
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The Wry Smile of Sable Island

We're celebrating Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) with features on the fascinations of the world. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #GeoWeek2021.  When you next find yourself moving your eyes or navigating a finger…
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The Future Is Here: Young Geographers Find Clue to Climate Change in the Andes

Maribel Herrera, Chloe Schneider, and Megan Raisle. Photo: Nehemiah Stewart We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #GeoWeek2021.  It was a…
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The Future Is Here: Trang VoPham and the Spatial Context of Cancer Research

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Medical geographer and AAG member Trang VoPham appreciates what she calls “the seamlessness…
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