farming and biodiversity in costa rica To keep up with projected demand, farming output will need to double in the next few decades. This inconvenient fact is bad news for the environment as a whole, and biodiversity in ...
A new method for mapping long-term changes in habitat over large areas and in fine detail has been developed, which could help inform conservation plans to restore biodiversity to previous states. In a UK case study, ...
In an attempt to search for ways to show the world the effects of climate change through a Drowning World, Gideon Mendel's only other camera on his journey was, alongside the lives affected, paralysed by flood waters.
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.
If we accept that controversial dams will continue to be built for economic benefit, how can we limit their damage on the environment?
"Of all the ways we have engineered Earth in the Anthropocene, the Age of Man, surely nothing rivals our audacious planetary-wide re-plumbing of the world's waterways. But is our control of Earth's arteries causing dangerous clots?" The human-environmental interaction theme of geography is as readily apparent in this issue as any.
The Guardian (blog)Rio+20: reasons to be cheerfulThe Guardian (blog)The UN multilateral system is said to be in crisis, the environment is falling off the edge, and every blade of grass and hillside is for sale.
FOR those who live in China and are forced to breathe in its air every morning, the findings of a recent report may come as no surprise, but to climate analysts it will make for uncomfortable reading. Does the leading BRIC need to change?
Fifty years ago, few people cared about pollution, deforestation, whaling or the Ozone later. But even with an increasing awareness of issues concerning the environment, there is still a long way to go.
The third edition of Geography - History and Concepts is the definitive undergraduate introduction to the history, philosophy and methodology of human geography. The book comprises five sections: What is Geography?
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All the environment groups here have been going around saying that from a green perspective, Rio's been a failure. I'm not sure why, seeing as governments have promised to stop carbon dioxide emissions immediately.
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