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The Wall Street Journal visits Mumbai a city that has to cope with more than seven million commuters every working day. Can a huge new infrastructure project deliver a modern...

Building a Subway in One of the World's Most Crowded Cities

Here are some resources analysing the causes and impact of the heatwaves experienced in many parts of the world this summer.

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Will Extreme Heatwaves Become the New Norm?
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The removal of long-established woodland is known as deforestation (the opposite – replanting a forest is ‘reforestation’ while establishing a new forest where one has not existed for a significant period...

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A superb Channel 4 news report on how the surge in AirBNB listings in the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye in particular is affecting the local community.

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Changing Places: How Airbnb rentals are affecting Isle of Skye

Join us for the inaugural Geography Teacher National Conference 2019! Not to be missed! KEYNOTE SESSIONS WITH: Professor Iain Stewart | Mark Enser | Safia Minney

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Geography Teacher National Conference 2019

The DTM is a model of population change from a low stable population to a high stable population as a result of a preliminary fall in the death rate from...

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The Demographic Transition Model (DTM)

The FT joins scientists and geographers from the British Antarctic Survey researching the fast-changing environment of Antarctica.

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The race to understand Antarctica

Here is the lecture given by Sir Andrew Haines at the Oxford Martin School in March 2018. Since the start of the Anthropocene period – the geological epoch marked by humankind’s...

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Is human health at risk in the Anthropocene?

Technology, development, climate change, information and the provision of public goods, this clip has it all. The World Bank has launched an innovative programme looking at how to best use...

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Flood management: Mapping flood risk in Tanzania

Ok, I know what you're thinking. You wouldn't want to be inside a wooden skyscraper, let alone work or live inside one. What happens if it catches fire? How strong...

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Mega Cities - Could Wooden Skyscrapers Make their Mark?

This blog from the World Bank draws on data published in the World Urbanisation Report and considers strategies to make urbanisation sustainable and inclusive.

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Three Ways Cities Can Build Sustainable Communities for All

Ed Glaeser often makes the point that introducing early the user-pays principle into infrastructure investment is a key part of the infrastructure jigsaw especially in developing countries. This short video...

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Senegal’s New Toll Road Speeds Progress

Here are some links to web resources on the serious challenges facing Cape Town as water reserves run dangerously low.

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Drought - Cape Town heads for Day Zero

The World Bank are grappling with the effects of climate change and coastal erosion on the coastline of St Louis in Senegal. 

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Senegalese coastal communities facing waves of change

Fascinating video here from the FT showcasing the research into the potential of seaweed as a source of renewable energy.

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Seaweed as a Source of Renewable Energy

Here is a useful account for Coasts studies of the removal of a failing hard engineering coastal defence & installation of new soft engineering (not 'top engineering') with ancillary benefits

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Coasts: Dawlish Warren Flood Scheme
30th December 2017

The Year That Was -- 2017


Tim Marshall - author of Prisoners of Geography and the Power of Flags provides a personal overview of the key geo-political events of 2017.

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The Year That Was -- 2017

Blackpool rose to prominence with the Industrial Revolution and started to fall behind with the rise of cheap airlines and the structural decline of the domestic tourist industry. 

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Changing Places - Blackpool: A Forgotten Town


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