The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
Developing Countries (#120)
Cote d'Ivoire: Cocoa and Change - Cote d'Ivoire has long been the world's largest producer of cocoa, but has recently faced economic downturns and loss of its historically stable government. Gabon: Sustainable Resources? In one of Africa's wealthiest countries oil revenues have declined, putting new pressure on the country's timber resources. [28 minutes]
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Series Description: The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century teaches the geographic skills and concepts necessary to understand the world. Geography educators and content experts from around the globe shed light on the physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries.
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