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Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets. The first person to use the word γεωγραφία was Eratosthenes. Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human and natural complexities—not merely where objects are, but also how they have changed and come to be.
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Organizations relating to Geography
International Association of Wildland Fire / Missoula MT, USA / Est. 1991
European ECO Forum / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
World Heritage Fund / Paris, France / Est. 1976
Global Ecovillage Network - Europe / Beetzendorf, Germany / Est. 1995
International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences / Ann Arbor MI, USA / Est. 1992
Agricultural and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East / Cairo, Egypt
International Tundra Experiment / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1990
Pan-African Association of Zoos and Aquaria / Johannesburg, South Africa / Est. 1989
Pan American Center for Geographical Studies and Research / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1973
International Union of Radioecology / Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France / Est. 1978
AGRECOL Afrique: Networking and Information Centre for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 2001
African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education - English / Ile Ife, Nigeria / Est. 1998
Genetic Resources Center / Est. 1989
EcoAgriculture Partners / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2002
African Highland Initiative Eco-regional Programme / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1995
Protocol for the Protection of the Southeast Pacific Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1983
International Arid Lands Consortium / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1989
Oilwatch / Port Harcourt, Nigeria / Est. 1996
Grassland Society of Southern Africa / Pietermaritzburg, South Africa / Est. 1966
International Society for Industrial Ecology / New Haven CT, USA / Est. 2001
Forum Internacional para la Naturaleza y el Turismo / Madrid, Spain
Working Group on Tourism and Development / Basel, Switzerland / Est. 1977
EcoPeace Middle East / Amman, Jordan / Est. 1994
PRO SILVA / Aberystwyth, UK / Est. 1989
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1988
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