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World AIDS Day: Resources for a Quick Geographic Perspective

Saturday, December 1, is World AIDS Day. Use this collection of facts, figures, and context to put the day in geographic perspective. Cut to the good stuff—links to maps, data-analysis tools, and other online geography resources focusing on AIDS and HIV. By the Numbers According to the CIA World Factbook, HIV.gov, and UNAIDS, there are currently about 36.9 million people worldwide living with HIV (the virus … Continue reading World AIDS Day: Resources for a Quick Geographic Perspective

World AIDS Day 2011

Today is World AIDS Day. HIV/AIDS is a very real condition of our human population on Earth and thus an important part of our geographic education. Please take a couple minutes to educate yourself about the global impact of this devastating disease. The following are some basic facts from aids.gov that I encourage everyone to deeply consider on this day of observation. More than one … Continue reading World AIDS Day 2011