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World's Fastest Train Resumes Trials as Japan Plans Maglev Line - Bloomberg

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World's Fastest Train Resumes Trials as Japan Plans Maglev Line
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Japan resumed trial runs for the world's fastest magnetic-levitation train that will complement the Shinkansen bullet-train network when ready in 2027.
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Melting Arctic heats up resource scramble

Melting Arctic heats up resource scramble | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Interactive map shows countries positioning to gain access to shipping lanes and oil deposits as ice coverage shrinks.
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Global development podcast: modern-day slavery in focus

Global development podcast: modern-day slavery in focus | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
As part of our series on modern-day slavery, this month's podcast asks why forced labour is still a global problem
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How the Arctic Ocean could transform world trade

How the Arctic Ocean could transform world trade | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Melting northern waters attract Asia's commercial giants, but they will need the help of Arctic nations to succeed.
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Letter From My Child - Al Jazeera English

Letter From My Child - Al Jazeera English | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
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series documentary, a must see !  Highlights families from around the globe and problems through children's eyes.......crime, poverty, slums political strife,genocide,drugs,armed conflict,violence,human rights issues, social exclusion and disasters.

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