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Farmers push for better land management

Farmers push for better land management | geographical issues | Scoop.it
Farmers are backing Australia's push to use better agricultural land management as a way to reduce carbon emissions.
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Nataliagrasso's comment, July 23, 2013 10:10 PM
this aeticle is about ht eincrease in farmers who are in favour of Australia's push to better use aglricultural land management as a way to reduce carbon emissions. the issue in Australia is due to the high amount of carbon emmisions that is being produced. the issue can be classified as being on a large scale as not only does it affect Australia it can also affect people on a global scale. the impacts have been sourced by industrial industries who have created alot of pollution. the government and then farming association have pushed the agricultural land managemnt as a way to reduce carbon emissions
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Goulburn option for Sydney's rubbish

Goulburn option for Sydney's rubbish | geographical issues | Scoop.it
The private operator of the Woodlawn waste site near Goulburn is seeking to nearly treble the amount of Sydney's refuse it can handle as pressure mounts on the city's declining landfill capacity.
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Nataliagrasso's comment, July 29, 2013 1:43 AM
his article is talking about the new options sydney is seeking as an alternative for removing waste.the issue exists in Sydeny as people are producing more waste which is not being disposed of with effective measures
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Urban sprawl hits productivity

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AUSTRALIA'S ever-growing urban sprawl has become a devastating drag on the nation's productivity, as insufficient new homes are built in major cities and workers find it harder to commute to city centres.
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Spatial Inequality: Spatial Inequality

Spatial Inequality: Spatial Inequality | geographical issues | Scoop.it
Spatial Inequality- A GROWING problem. Spatial Inequality. It Sucks. Especially if you are living in a area affect by the issue of spatial inequality. Like me living in Fairfield, Sydney NSW. Spatial Inequality in Sydney is like the ...
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Hannah Johnson's curator insight, July 23, 2013 10:10 PM

The spatial inequality

The spatial inequality between the east and west suburbs in Sydney is wide. The spatial dimensions of varying issues are in land prices, facilities, employment, transport. The ecological dimensions is that the western suburbs are more over crowded with housingand apartments and less environmental areas

Nataliagrasso's comment, July 29, 2013 2:08 AM
this article explains why spacial inequaltiy between suburbs in the west and east of sydney. the issues of land prices, facilities, employment and transport vary from place to place. there is more overcrowding of people in the western suburbs compared to the eastern suburbs
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Water management a disgrace: Ken Henry

Water management a disgrace: Ken Henry | geographical issues | Scoop.it
Water management in Australia has been a disgrace, says of the nation's chief economic strategists Treasury secretary Ken Henry.
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Nataliagrasso's comment, July 29, 2013 12:41 AM
this article is about one of the nation's chief economic strategists, Ken Henry, stating that he believes water management in australia is a disgrace. he also criticized world leaders saying they werent taking the right mesures to tackle global issues such as climate change and animals facing extinction. humans are not taking the correct measures to protect animal ans the management of water in australia, which are issues that vary from being on a national scale to a global scale.
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Air pollution linked to heart disease: study

Air pollution linked to heart disease: study | geographical issues | Scoop.it
Exposure to polluted air increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by speeding up the hardening of the arteries, according to new research.
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Nataliagrasso's comment, July 29, 2013 3:42 AM
thi article explains how new research has proven that exposure to polluted air can increase the risk of heart disease and strokes. the issue is on a large scale as air pollution can occur anywhere and as long as you're exposed to it the risk increases. due to the increase in carbon emissions and other toxins that pollute the air the issue will continue.
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Great Barrier Reef at risk

Great Barrier Reef at risk | geographical issues | Scoop.it
The reef may lose its World Heritage Status if Australia doesn't do a better job of protecting it.
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Nataliagrasso's comment, July 23, 2013 9:50 PM
the great barrier reef is in danger due to the ghigh amounts of human contact from trouism and the neglect it has received from the Australian Government. it states in the article that 'unless Australia changes its approach to marine conservation and bases management on addressing the properly identified threats in proportion to their severity, our marine “protected” areas will continue to fail to provide effective protection.' to the point of having it World Heritage Status revoked.