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Geographic sciences address place and people living in it, how it influences people and how it is influenced by them. Geography is about place in different local, national, regional and global scales. Yet, geographers must know that the relation between people and place is not one-dimensional. This relation is part of a complex network. People in this network need to decide about different issues with different degree of importance. Geographers can only learn about the consequence of these decision making processes, if they know how they were made and how other elements have influenced this decision.
Nowadays, the trend of human activities has imposed a particular situation on the world which in many cases has changed into fundamental challenges facing human life. This article refers shortly to three main challenges facing geographers.