Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

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Ahasanul Hoque

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Climate Change Has Shifted the Location

Climate Change Has Shifted the Locations of Earth’s North and South Poles Increased melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet and other ice losses worldwide have helped to move the North Pole several centimeters east each year since 2005 Global warming is changing the location of Earth’s geographic poles, according to a new study in Geophysical […]

Map of Potential Emission Trading Schemes

June 8, 2013 | Climate Change, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

A big new World Bank  finds that more than 40 national governments and 20 sub-national governments have either put in place carbon-pricing schemes or are planning one for the years ahead. That includes either carbon taxes or some form of cap-and-trade. Here’s a map of the countries that are planning the latter: The report notes that the […]

Google maps remote Galapagos Islands

June 8, 2013 | Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world’s largest tortoises and other fantastic creatures. Soon it will take only the click of a mouse or finger swipe on a tablet to check out some of the Galapagos Islands’ most remote areas, surrounding waters and unique […]

Map of the countries that are most and least tolerant of homosexuality

June 8, 2013 | GeoTechnology, Socio Economic | by aHaSaN

The Pew Research Center, as part of a fascinating new report on global attitudes toward homosexuality, asked people in 39 different countries a deceptively straightforward question: “Should society accept homosexuality?” People could answer yes, no or decline the question. The “yes” answers are mapped out above. In red countries, less than 45 percent of respondents […]

A map of the countries with the most dangerous roads

June 8, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Based on a comprehensive World Health Organization report that measures road safety by the number of motor vehicle-related deaths per 100,000 people, the answer is the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean island nation (it shares the island of Hispanolia with Haiti) reports a staggering 41.7 driving deaths per 100,000 people per year. That means that, in […]

World Environment Day 2013 celebrations is Think.Eat.Save

June 5, 2013 | Climate Change, Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. World Environment Day activities take place all year round and climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere. World Environment Day 2013 celebrations is Think.Eat.Save The theme for this year’s World […]

Landsat 8 Observing Earth with a clearer view

The latest in the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites, Landsat 8, officially begins its mission on May 30 to extend an unparalleled four-decade record of Earth’s land surface as seen from space. The Landsat program is a joint effort between the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA. NASA launched the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite […]