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Water pollution: An introduction to causes, effects, solutions

Water pollution: An introduction to causes, effects, solutions | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Information about the types, causes, and effects of water pollution and what we can do to solve the problem.
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Water - Humans/sewage affecting water supplies

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How Does Geology Affect Groundwater Availability? | CSG Geotechnical Services

How Does Geology Affect Groundwater Availability? | CSG Geotechnical Services | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
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Water - Geology affect water supply

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Climate Change Knowledge Portal 2.0

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Water in Chad - Physical factors affecting the supply of water

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Human Planet: Change and Sustainability - BBC Two

Human Planet: Change and Sustainability - BBC Two | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Stories from across the Human Planet series, closely linked to the Geography curriculum
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Great videos on sustainability 

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Are Manchester and Leeds a dream team?

Are Manchester and Leeds a dream team? | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
The chancellor has set out his vision for an economic "powerhouse" in the north of England but could Manchester, Leeds and other northern cities link up to rival London?
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Is there a possibility that Manchester will become more sustainable in the future?

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Huge China plant tackles water shortage

Huge China plant tackles water shortage | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
China is running out of water some parts of the country now have their water rationed.
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Solving Cairo's traffic chaos

Solving Cairo's traffic chaos | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
The increasing problem of traffic congestion in Cairo has been seized by some as a business opportunity
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Cities topics

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GM crops: African opposition is a farce, says group led by Kofi Annan

GM crops: African opposition is a farce, says group led by Kofi Annan | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Group chaired by former UN secretary general urges farmers to shake fear of the unknown and adopt new technologies
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Gm Crops

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FSA 'endangering public health' by ignoring concerns over GM food

FSA 'endangering public health' by ignoring concerns over GM food | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
French researcher who claimed GM food caused cancers in rats says UK should review food safety and assess long-term toxicity
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Gm Crops

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Overfilled kettles 'waste millions'

Overfilled kettles 'waste millions' | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of British households overfill their kettles, wasting a total of £68m each year, an Energy Saving Trust (EST) report suggests.
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Waste Water and energy 

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World's tallest dam approved by Chinese environmental officials

World's tallest dam approved by Chinese environmental officials | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Authorities push forward plans for 314 metre-high dam on Dadu river which would affect rare plants and fish
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The worlds tallest dam is approved in China but causing environmental damage 

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UN urges world to eat more insects

UN urges world to eat more insects | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Eating insects could help fight world hunger, improve nutrition and reduce pollution, according to a new UN report.
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Is this one way to solve food insecurity?

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Inside UK's first zero carbon estate

Inside UK's first zero carbon estate | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
With energy prices on the rise, many people are trying to shave money off their bills by putting in insulation or getting a more efficient boiler but the tenants of one housing estate have gone a step further.
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2 topics in one - Energy and Cities

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NRDC: Facts about Pollution from Livestock Farms

NRDC: Facts about Pollution from Livestock Farms | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
NRDC: Facts about Pollution from Livestock Farms
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Why Do The Pennines Make Such A Difference? - Weather Discussion and Chat

Why Do The Pennines Make Such A Difference? - Weather Discussion and Chat | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Page 1 of 2 - Why Do The Pennines Make Such A Difference? - posted in Weather Discussion and Chat: I know in general terms why high ground affects the weather either side but how can something as piddly as the Pennines make quite so much difference? During the cold spell, while we had snow, the difference between the north east and us in Cumbria was stark, and more recently, I've had 160mm of rain this month while Airedalejoe just 40 miles away in Chester le Street has had 19.2mm!...
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Water - Relief affecting water supplies

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Innovation in, lycra out: what Copenhagen can teach us about cycling

Innovation in, lycra out: what Copenhagen can teach us about cycling | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
From ‘green wave’ traffic lights and majestic harbour bike bridges to digital countdowns and foot rests at junctions, the Danish capital is full of clever ideas to improve city cycling
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BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Trees: More than just carbon sinks

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Trees: More than just carbon sinks | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
How Tree Aid, a UK-based charity, helps poor rural communities fight poverty, become self-reliant and help the environment.
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China admits dam problems

China admits dam problems | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
China has admitted that the Three Gorges Dam has caused a range of environmental problems that need to be urgently addressed.
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China water-diversion project starts

China water-diversion project starts | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
The first stage of an ambitious multi-billion dollar plan to divert water from rivers in the south of China to northern and eastern areas is completed, according to state media.
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How can Britain tackle its mountain of food waste?

How can Britain tackle its mountain of food waste? | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Kat Arney: BBC Radio 4's Costing the Earth explores how small steps, from robots to berry picking, can add up to big changes
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Ford Focus Electric launched in the UK

Ford Focus Electric launched in the UK | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Battery-powered version of best-selling car can travel up to 100 miles on a single charge and reach top speed of 85mph
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Expedition

Expedition | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Russia's Arctic energy ambitions and climate change could endanger wildlife in pristine habitats, the BBC's Daniel Sandford reports, on a trip with researchers.
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Extracting oil is bad for the environment as well as burning oil

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China works to ease water woes

China works to ease water woes | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
China is hoping desalination may be the answer to its water shortage crisis despite protests from environmentalists, says the BBC's Celia Hatton in Beijing.
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Desalination plants planned for East China

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World Bank rethinks stance on large-scale hydropower projects

World Bank rethinks stance on large-scale hydropower projects | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Despite their disruption, can dams help the organisation work towards ending poverty while keeping carbon emissions down?
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World bank changes it's mind on HEP 

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Sichuan 2008: A disaster on an immense scale

Sichuan 2008: A disaster on an immense scale | A2 G4 Sustainability | Scoop.it
Twelve May 2013 marks the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, one of the largest earthquakes in human history in terms of socio-economic losses.
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Sichuan (China) Earthquake 5 years on

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