Focus on Geography
© American Geographical Society of New York
Edited By: Dr. Tom Bell and Dr. Peggy Gripshover
Online ISSN: 1949-8535
Associated Title(s): Geographical Review
Recently Published Articles
- Landscape Eras of Upland Eastern Connecticut (pages 184–193)
William H. Berentsen
Article first published online: 2 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12061
Despite upland Eastern Connecticut being located near the densely populated Megalopolian corridor, the often bucolic landscape can be read as a palimpsest of several eras of pre-human and human impacts.
- A Picture is Worth 1027 Words: Zones of Risk: The Spaces and Practices of Shipbreaking (pages 197–198)
Elizabeth A. Sibilia
Article first published online: 2 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12064
One of the most dangerous industrial activities in Bangladesh is the conversion of excess ship capacity into scrap metal pursued by workers using little or no safety equipment.
- Change and Sustainability Issues in America's Dairyland (pages 173–183)
John A. Cross
Article first published online: 2 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12060
Although California has surpassed Wisconsin in milk production, the continued drought in the West and changes in dairying practices in the Midwest have improved both the efficiency and sustainability of the traditional dairy heartland region.
- Tobacco Farming, Cigar Production and Cuba's Viñales Valley (pages 153–162)
Thomas A. Wikle
Article first published online: 2 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12058
Interest is growing in one of Cuba's signature productsöits cigars; the steps it takes to produce a premier cubano from the main growing region are highlighted.
- A Picture is Worth 930 Words: The Delmar Divide (pages 199–200)
Ian Trivers and Joanna Rosenthal
Article first published online: 2 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12065
Despite any significant physical barriers to separate neighborhoods, seldom is a racial divide so stark as it is along Delmar Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri.