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Introduction to Biomes

This HD dramatic video choreographed to powerful music introduces the viewer/student to the Biomes of Earth. It is designed as a motivational "trailer" to be...
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Agricultural innovation in Australia

Agricultural innovation in Australia | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, July 18, 2013 11:00 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

 

Students can explore some of the historical and contemporary innovations and farming practices that have made Australian farmers among the best in the world. They can also consider the agricultural use of the land in a variety of locations, highlighting the importance of good farming practice to maintain sustainable production.

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Aboriginal land use - HSC Online


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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:36 PM

CD - The human alteration of biomes to produce food, industrial materials and fibres, and the environmental effects of these alterations.

 

This could be used for the third elaboration of this CD. Looking at how  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples use the land as a 'nautural' ecosystem compared to agricultural ecosystems.

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Human activities are changing the face of the earth

Human activities are changing the face of the earth | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, July 5, 2013 7:19 PM

CD - The human alteration of biomes to produce food, industrial materials and fibres, and the environmental effects of these alterations.

Select number 7 for Isahaya Bay, Japan.

 

An effort to reclaim tidal flats in this area of Japan’s southern island of Kyushu began a year prior to the 1990 image at left. Although a substantial portion of the area behind the seawall (visible as a diagonal gray line) has been fully converted to agriculture, Japanese citizens groups continue to protest the destruction of wetlands and other ecological damage caused by the project.

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South East Asia: A rice ingrained culture

South East Asia: A rice ingrained culture | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
For backpackers in Asia, rice forms part of a cheap meal, but to the people of Asia, especially for the very poorest, rice is not just a food. Rice equals life.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 8:35 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

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You are what you eat

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Caroline Irby IN EARLY autumn a pilgrimage of sorts takes place in Japan. People ride the bullet train from Tokyo, pass through a long tunnel in the mountains west...
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International Year of Rice 2004: Rice and us

International Year of Rice 2004: Rice and us | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:03 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

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Farming in Australia

Farming in Australia | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:17 PM

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

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Australian Year of the Farmer's Productivity Video

Demonstrates the amazing work of Australia's Farmers!

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:30 PM

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

 

Ever wanted to know how important famers are to Australia? - watch this!

Great simple graphics to show students the role of farmers in our society.

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Aboriginal land use - HSC Online


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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:36 PM

CD - The human alteration of biomes to produce food, industrial materials and fibres, and the environmental effects of these alterations.

 

This could be used for the third elaboration of this CD. Looking at how  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples use the land as a 'nautural' ecosystem compared to agricultural ecosystems.

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UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, February 4, 2013 6:23 PM

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

 

Article from The Guardian, UK 02/06/2010

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Quinoa: good, evil, or just really complicated?

Quinoa: good, evil, or just really complicated? | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Mother Jones: Quinoa's rise from local food to global commodity has carried a high environmental and social cost, but that doesn't mean you should stop eating it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, February 8, 2013 8:28 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

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Stores reject 'wasted food' claims

Stores reject 'wasted food' claims | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Britain's biggest supermarkets defend their practices after a report suggested that up to half of the world's food is thrown away.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, February 10, 2013 5:33 PM

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

 

Article from BBC News, UK 10/01/2013

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My Biome Song

Terrestrial Biomes of the World song. Here is a video I created for my 6th grade science students to help them study.I hope you enjoy. I'm coming home To my...
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Target 100 : Water

Target 100 : Water | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, July 5, 2013 7:26 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

 

CD - The challenges to food production, includingland and water degradation, shortage of fresh water, competing land uses, and climate change, for Australia and other areas of the world.

 

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

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Farmerama: Free Online Simulation Farm Game

Farmerama: Free Online Simulation Farm Game | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Online games for farming fans: Come out to the cutest farm around and enjoy country living. Play Farmerama now and run your own homestead. It's harvestin' time!

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, July 5, 2013 6:20 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

 

Embrace rural living and be a virtual farmer in the delightful online game world of Farmerama. No Downloads Required! Start your virtual game of online farming now with your own digital patch of land, a farmhouse, mill and big barn. Work your land plowing fields, sowing seeds and watering to grow a variety of flowers, vegetables and grains to fill orders at the market place.

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Biomes and ecosystems

Biomes and ecosystems | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, July 18, 2013 10:59 PM

CD - The distribution and characteristics of biomes as regions with distinctive climates, soils, vegetation and productivity.

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How will climate change affect food production?

How will climate change affect food production? | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Global warming is already affecting farmers worldwide; future impacts will vary by region, crop and temperature

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 8:28 PM

CD - The challenges to food production, including land and water degradation, shortage of fresh water, competing land uses, and climate change, for Australia and other areas of the world.

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Sustainability of rice landscapes in South East Asia threatened

Sustainability of rice landscapes in South East Asia threatened | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Scientists have raised several concerns on the future of the rice ecosystems in South East Asia.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 8:49 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

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Australian farms and farming communities - australia.gov.au

Australian farms and farming communities - australia.gov.au | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:10 PM

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

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Aboriginal Trail - Australian National Botanic Gardens

Aboriginal Trail - Australian National Botanic Gardens | biomes and food security | Scoop.it

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, January 27, 2013 9:39 PM

CD - The human alteration of biomes to produce food, industrial materials and fibres, and the environmental effects of these alterations.

 

This could be used for the third elaboration of this CD. Looking at how  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples use the land as a 'nautural' ecosystem compared to agricultural ecosystems.

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Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about quinoa?

Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about quinoa? | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
Joanna Blythman: Ethical consumers should be aware poor Bolivians can no longer afford their staple grain, due to western demand raising prices
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What the World Eats, Part I - Photo Essays

What the World Eats, Part I - Photo Essays | biomes and food security | Scoop.it
What's on family dinner tables around the globe? Photographs by Peter Menzel from the book "Hungry Planet"

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, February 10, 2013 5:29 PM

CD - The environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.

 

This gallery of 16 families from around the world together with their week's food is quite a treat that shows agricultural, development and cultural patterns.  Images are taken from the book Hungry Planet.