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Reality check on growth

Reality check on growth | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
Projections of 35 million people by 2050 deflate under closer analysis.

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Xin Zheng's comment, July 17, 2013 7:56 PM
predict that the population will be million by 2050, mostly migrants, will lead to greater economic productivity in Australia
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Climate Change and Agriculture - Landline - ABC

Climate Change and Agriculture - Landline - ABC | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
The implications of climate change on Australian agriculture and how this affects food and fibre production as well as land and water management

 

Australia is a land of droughts, fires, storms and flooding rains, but if the climate science is right, the warning is to expect more of the same, but with more intensity and more often. The extensive bushfires and flooding across the east coast are potentially a snapshot of what's to come. But if that's the case, what's the impact on farmers and the future of agriculture in Australia?


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Sarah's comment, July 26, 2013 9:42 PM
Due to climate change, Australia's land and water management is severely affected. "When the bush suffered its worst drought in a century, our big cities copped water restrictions" Through the different natural disasters Australia faces all year round, our water management is on rocky grounds and impacting on our agriculture as well.
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Unheralded and unnecessary plans put coastal care at risk

Unheralded and unnecessary plans put coastal care at risk | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
A grab for control could leave beachgoers much worse off.
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Fuming over pollution: Air quality near Peace Bridge linked to high asthma ... - Buffalo News

Fuming over pollution: Air quality near Peace Bridge linked to high asthma ... - Buffalo News | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
Fuming over pollution: Air quality near Peace Bridge linked to high asthma ...
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Air quality near Peace Bridge linked to high asthma rates on West Side. Overall views of the Peace bridge, from the roof of the HSBC tower,on Thursday, Oct.

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Mold Man's curator insight, May 26, 2013 10:58 AM

Air Quality is important for all of us to breathe clean air when we are outside. http://air-testing.com

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NSW government reviews Manning coastal management strategy - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

NSW government reviews Manning coastal management strategy - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
A draft strategy for development and coastal erosion management in the Manning region could be on display for public comment within weeks.
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Ozone levels to worsen over next 15 years

Ozone levels to worsen over next 15 years | Geographical Issues | Scoop.it
SYDNEY'S air quality is only going to get worse, with a state government report signalling that residents will suffer from rising levels of ozone, a primary cause of respiratory diseases such as asthma.
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