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How the UK's economic woes have altered London's population profile

How the UK's economic woes have altered London's population profile | geography | Scoop.it
The housing crisis and the job market have shifted the balance of internal migration to and from the capital
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'We urgently need more data on internal migration'

'We urgently need more data on internal migration' | geography | Scoop.it
On international migrants day, it is important not to forget the millions who move within countries and face many of the same challenges as migrants who cross borders
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International Migration Remains a Bumpy Road

International Migration Remains a Bumpy Road | geography | Scoop.it
This Tuesday, the United Nations and countries around the world will mark International Migrants Day, an event established a dozen years ago to acknowledge the contributions made by economic migrants...
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On the move: 232 million migrants in the world

On the move: 232 million migrants in the world | geography | Scoop.it
The number of international migrants has soared since 1990 as more and more people are leaving their country of origin. So who's migrating and where are they going?
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Booming economies are not boosting employment in Africa, why?

Booming economies are not boosting employment in Africa, why? | geography | Scoop.it
The author of a new African economic development report explains how smarter investment can create more jobs
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Africa's economy 'sees rapid growth'

Africa's economy 'sees rapid growth' | geography | Scoop.it
Africa's economy is growing faster than any other continent, with a rapidly expanding middle class, according to the African Development Bank.
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Africa's economic growth failing to stimulate development and jobs

Africa's economic growth failing to stimulate development and jobs | geography | Scoop.it
UN fears poverty and inequality could be exacerbated by cessation of US-led quantitative easing programmes
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What causes a volcano to erupt and how do scientists predict eruptions?

What causes a volcano to erupt and how do scientists predict eruptions? | geography | Scoop.it
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What Causes an Earthquake? Faults Explained

What Causes an Earthquake? Faults Explained | geography | Scoop.it
What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of earthquakes.
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Climate change will shake the Earth

Climate change will shake the Earth | geography | Scoop.it
A changing climate isn't just about floods, droughts and heatwaves. It brings erupting volcanoes and catastrophic earthquakes too
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Climate change psychology: Coping and creating solutions

Climate change psychology: Coping and creating solutions | geography | Scoop.it
Psychologists are offering new insight and solutions to help counter climate change, while helping people cope with the environmental, economic and health impacts already taking a toll on people's lives.
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Climate change: solutions within our grasp

Climate change: solutions within our grasp | geography | Scoop.it
What’s up with climate change? Has it stopped yet, as some newspapers suggested?Nope, sorry. It’s still galloping ahead. And next week we’ll hear exactly how fast, and what it will mean for our possible futures, as the world’s leading climate scientists issue their latest comprehensive assessment on what’s happening to our
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At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change: UN report

At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change: UN report | geography | Scoop.it
Smart choices by cities such as Miami in planning and investment could hold key to cutting emissions, IPCC draft says
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Rising birth rate, longevity and migrants push population to more than 60 million

Rising birth rate, longevity and migrants push population to more than 60 million | geography | Scoop.it
The British population is now more than 60 million and is growing at its fastest pace since the early 1960s despite residents leaving the UK at a record rate, the Office for National Statistics says.
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UN News - Number of international migrants rises above 232 million, UN reports

UN News - Number of international migrants rises above 232 million, UN reports | geography | Scoop.it
More people than ever are living abroad the United Nations today reported, with Asia seeing the largest increase of international migrants over the past decade, and the United States remaining the most popular destination.
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Councils warn on migrant pressures

Councils warn on migrant pressures | geography | Scoop.it
Councils in the East Midlands seek new powers and funding to cope with an influx of migrants.
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International migration: where do people go and where from?

International migration: where do people go and where from? | geography | Scoop.it
The OECD has published their latest report into international migration. Which countries are home to the most immigrants and which countries do they come from?
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Africa's economic development has not been accelerated by urbanisation

Africa's economic development has not been accelerated by urbanisation | geography | Scoop.it
Deborah Potts: Economic growth has led to rising incomes in Asia, but that trend has not been repeated in the cities of sub-Saharan African
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Growth and other good things

Growth and other good things | geography | Scoop.it
THERE is no shortage of economic growth in Africa. Six of the world’s ten fastest growing economies of the past decade are in sub-Saharan Africa. A clutch of...
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Energy production causes big US earthquakes

Energy production causes big US earthquakes | geography | Scoop.it
Fluids injected into wells lubricate faults and increase slippage.
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More Evidence Shows Drilling Causes Earthquakes

More Evidence Shows Drilling Causes Earthquakes | geography | Scoop.it
Geologists are finding new links between hydraulic fracking and earthquake incidents, but it's unclear how such research will affect the industry
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Climate change: melting ice will trigger wave of natural disasters

Climate change: melting ice will trigger wave of natural disasters | geography | Scoop.it
Scientists at a London conference next week will warn of earthquakes, avalanches and volcanic eruptions as the atmosphere heats up and geology is altered. Even Britain could face being struck by tsunamis
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Solutions to Stop or At Least Slow Global Warming

Solutions to Stop or At Least Slow Global Warming | geography | Scoop.it
Solutions to slowing or stopping global warming lie in mankind's ability to slow and stop activities that inject greenhouse gases into Earth's atmosphere.
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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | US leads search for climate solutions

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | US leads search for climate solutions | geography | Scoop.it
Sam Wilson reports from San Jose, California on how the state is at the forefront of innovation in clean technology.
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10 Solutions for Climate Change

10 Solutions for Climate Change | geography | Scoop.it
Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change
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