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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...

Mega Cities - Could Wooden Skyscrapers Make their Mark?

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

Our AQA A Level Geography Grade Booster workshops are designed to provide essential revision support to all AQA A Level Geography students as they complete their preparation for the two...

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AQA A Level Geography Grade Booster Workshops
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

A revealing and memorable video report on Tilbury - one of the most marginal political constituencies in the UK

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Changing Places: Tilbury and the story of a changing UK

BBC Newsnight investigates Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's promise of reform in Saudi Arabia and preparations for a future beyond crude oil which includes plans for a new mega...

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Could Saudi Arabia be the next Dubai?

This is superb for the changing places topic. The FT visits a cluster of urban farmers whose ingenuity, vision and drive might well be at the cutting edge of a...

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Changing Places - Urban Farms in London

We are pleased to announce we are recruiting presenters for our inaugural AQA A-level Geography workshops next Spring that will take place in multiplex cinemas across the country for Y13...

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Applications invited for Geography A level AQA Grade Booster workshop presenters for next Spring
3rd October 2017

Glaciers in the Desert!


A fascinating short video here from the BBC that explains how engineers are building glaciers (ice stupas) from scratch to help isolated villages in Ladakh, the northern most province of...

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Glaciers in the Desert!
21st September 2017

What is Renewable Energy?


A short and accessible introduction to renewable energy here from National Geographic.

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What is Renewable Energy?

An excellent short video here from the WSJ explaining why August and September mark peak hurricane season in the Atlantic basin.

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The Perfect Storm - Hurricane Science Explained

Container ships are getting bigger - the economies of scale require them to. However, New York had a problem - the newest, largest container ships couldn't reach the docks. So...

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How New York Raised a Bridge to Stay in the Global Trade Game

Writing in the Guardian, Jonathan Watts argues that as the cost of supplying renewable energy drops and technological change and investment makes turning solar and wind power into a more...

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Is a Green Energy Solution in Sight?

This 12-minute special report from Sky News provides a thought-provoking and dramatic insight into the impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston - the fourth largest city in the US.

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Houston Under Water - the Impact of Hurricane Harvey

A jaw-dropping use of time-lapse satellite imagery here to demonstrate five ways in which human activity is damaging the planet.

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How Satellite Images Expose Our Global Footprint

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