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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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Deforestation

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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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Deforestation
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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
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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)
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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
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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?
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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
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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...

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Mega Cities - Could Wooden Skyscrapers Make their Mark?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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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