Where Are the Happiest People in the World?

WORLD Where are the happiest people in the world? All over, it seems. Happiness is on the rise globally, according to an annual “Happiness Poll” of the citizens of 65 countries. (BBC) Map the world’s happiness with our MapMaker Interactive. Teachers, scroll down for a short list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Consult the annual WIN/Gallup International Global Happiness Survey results. Particularly, … Continue reading Where Are the Happiest People in the World?

Who’s the Greenest of Them All?

ENVIRONMENT The latest Greendex survey shows that although consumers in many countries are adopting environmentally friendly behaviors, others live in wasteful cultures of consumption. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to Think Green. Discussion Ideas The “Greendex” survey profiled 18,000 consumers in 18 countries about their environmental attitudes. (Read more about the survey here.) What other people could the Greendex survey to get a more … Continue reading Who’s the Greenest of Them All?

“Why is the U.S. in another world?”– Featured article from the Chicago Tribune

Subscribe to this blog’s feed                              Tribune National Correspondent Stevenson Swanson Geography and My Wonderful World create a stir in the Windy City   My Wonderful World received a notable mention in one of country’s most widely circulated newspapers this weekend. An article in this Sunday’s Chicago Tribune explored geographic illiteracy, an important issue facing the … Continue reading “Why is the U.S. in another world?”– Featured article from the Chicago Tribune