GeoNews to 11 Dec 2016

Forest Losses and Gains since 1990 – Animated map; sad to see Canada in the loss category. Congratulations Europe and China for your huge gains! (WorldBank.org)
Further info from Global Forest Watch, FAO (scroll down for maps & infographics), and UNEP – Vital Forest Graphics
World Migration Map – Animated to show “live” movements of people – very cool! (Metrocosm.com)
Maps that show us who we are (not just where we are) A fascinating perspective on mapping (TED.com)
When Earth hit the reset button on life: New research on the Permian-Triassic mass extinction A somewhat long, but enlightening look at P-T extinctions and the anthropomorphic extinctions of today (EARTH magazine)
Earthquakes of the first 15 years of the 21st century – Animation Teaching plate tectonics? Here you go… (USGS on YouTube)
Beyond GDP – is it time we rethink how we measure growth? Yes it is, and it has been for years now! (World Economic Forum)
100 Women 2016: Female Arab cartoonists challenge authority Excellent insights (BBC News)
Thinking about a career in Geography? U of T “Careers by Major” A great overview of “what’s out there” 
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