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 Geo-literacy is the ability to use geographic understanding and geographic reasoning to make decisions. Whether we are making decisions about where to live, what precautions to take for natural hazards, or how to set up a manufacturing supply chain, we are all called upon to make decisions that require geo-literacy throughout our lives.

 Watch these videos to learn why geo-literacy is critical for society's future: What is geo-literacy? Learn about a concept that is critical for society's future. Why is geo-literacy important? Prepare for decision-making in the 21st century. To learn more about geo-literacy, read Geo-Literacy: Preparation for Far-Reaching Decisions.

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