The EU and Neighbors: A Geography of Europe in the Modern by Brian W. Blouet

By Brian W. Blouet

The second variation of Europe raises expertise and figuring out of Europe and instills fantastic range that exists in that area, and for readers to understand that diversity.

It makes use of the ecu Union as an organizing concentration whereas discussing sleek occasions in sections. The systematic part covers the surroundings, cultural geography, inhabitants, payment platforms, economies, and political geography. The neighborhood part examines Europe on a country-by-country foundation.

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Field sizes increased with the loss of hedgerows and other wildlife habitats. It is now recognized that the community overproduces agricultural products, and policies are moving toward the protection of rural environments. Under the Community Fisheries Policy, fish resources were pooled and quotas allocated to the fleets of member countries. Policies encouraged the use of larger, industrial-type fishing vessels that depleted stocks of fish, such as cod. Now the EU has cut the quotas for some species of fish and traditional fishing communities are angry.

Further east in Greece and Bulgaria, temperatures exceeded 100◦ F by late July. Many died in the heat. ” By July the prediction was withdrawn as a stream of depressions tracked across western and central Europe, causing accidents on the German autobahns and bursting banks on the Danube in Austria. There was unusually heavy summer snow in the Alps. ” The summer of 2010 was an oddity. An extraordinary loop in the jet stream allowed unusually warm air to reach Moscow. In July and August, all the recorded highs, going back 130 years, were exceeded as the city suffered temperatures in the 90s, establishing a new record when 100◦ F was recorded in late July.

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