Geography In the News
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A page dedicated to summarising & aggregating topical geographical content which features in the news
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Palestinian Village Tries to Protect Landmark

Palestinian Village Tries to Protect Landmark | Geography In the News | Scoop.it
Conservation experts say ancient terraces and a Roman-era irrigation system in Battir, the West Bank, are threatened by Israel’s plans to build a section of its security barrier.

 

A site that many consider a cultural landscape worth international efforts to preserve it, are might be threatened by proposals to expand Israel's Barrier Wall.  Culture, politics, landscapes, borders...this topic is full of geographic themes worth having students investigate.  


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The economics of protecting the planet - Geopolitics

The economics of protecting the planet - Geopolitics | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

“Climate change is a result of the greatest market failure the world has seen,” Nicholas Stern wrote in the 2006 report that bears his name, but will society ever do enough to make a difference?

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