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Bartholomew, the scion of an Edinburgh mapmaking family and cartographer royal to King George V, published “An Atlas of Economic Geography”. It was a book intended for schoolboys and contained everything a thrusting young entrepreneur, imperialist, trader or traveller could need. As well as the predictable charts of rainfall, temperature and topography, it had maps showing where you could find rubber, cotton or rice; maps showing the distribution of commercial languages, so that if you wanted to do business in Indonesia you knew to do so in Dutch; and maps showing the spread of climatic diseases, so that if you did find yourself in Indonesia you knew to look out for tropical dysentery. It also contained the map you see here, which told you how long it would take to get there from London: between 20 and 30 days.
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Duckworth quickly learned it wasn’t smarts that determined whether her students accomplished their goals and got good grades—not by a long shot. “I was convinced every one of my students could learn the material if they worked long and hard enough,” she says in her popular TED talk. After a few years of teaching, Duckworth found herself asking the question, “What if doing well in school and in life depends on much more than your ability to learn quickly and easily?” She’s made a career of that question, becoming a psychologist who has studied how and why people set and—most importantly—achieve their goals. A key quality she’s found that separates the winners from the losers? “Grit is stamina. Have a Growth Mindset “They challenge themselves and grow.”
VSCO 3.6. News. Foter. Apps part 2. Apps. 120 animals that have disappeared in the last 100 years. Si no los alcanzaste a conocer, esta es la única forma que se nos ocurre para que sepas que existieron.
Es difícil calcular el número de animales extintos y la cifra real siempre es más alta que el número estimado. En algunos casos se puede presumir que una especie ha dejado de existir al no ser vista durante años, sin embargo se debe esperar a que se declare oficialmente este estatus por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza. Lo más complejo de este tema, es que la extinción no es un problema histórico, sino que un tema contemporáneo.
La lista original contaba con cerca de 120 animales que se han extinto sólo en el último siglo (no incluidos los insectos porque son muy difíciles de catalogar). Nosotros decidimos hacer una selección de los 40 que consideramos más importantes, únicos o extraños para mostrarles. 2013 Leopardo nublado de Formosa, Neofelis nebulosa brachyura 2012 Tortuga gigante de Pinta, Chelonoidis abingdoni 2000 Bucardo, Capra pirenaica pyrenaica.
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Its ribbed beak was huge and unwieldy, its legs were too short and its stubby wings were far too small to carry its big body into the air. In these regards, the Great Auk’s clumsy appearance rivals that of the Dodo. And that’s not the only thing these two birds have in common. For the Great Auk too, was driven extinct by human cruelty and carelessness. The Icelandic fishermen Sigurðr Islefsson, Jón Brandsson and Ketil Ketilsson saw the last living Great Auks, in June 1844. Almost tangible, but not quite. Life If Great Auks looked out of place on land, this is because they belonged in the water, where they caught fish and crustaceans.
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The western black rhino, which is a sub-species of black rhino, was was once widespread in the savanna of sub-Saharan Africa, but no more. The last individual was spotted in 2006, and after years without any new sightings, it was officially declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), who maintains the famous Red List of Threatened Species. Public Domain Pics. Pixabay. Tvärvägen - Dans för två. VIDÉOS ANIMATION ET COURTS METRAGES. Gulp. The world's largest stop-motion animation shot on a Nokia N8. Box. HORRIBLE DEATH! - Limbo: Playthrough - Part 4. HORRIBLE DEATH! - Limbo: Playthrough - Part 4.