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UK sees significant increase in long term migration

UK sees significant increase in long term migration | Geography | Scoop.it
Net long term migration to the UK is increasing despite attempts by the government to reduce the number of people arriving, especially from outside the EU.
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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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Ventures Africa | US To Commit $800m To Ethiopia’s Economic Development

Ventures Africa | US To Commit $800m To Ethiopia’s Economic Development | Geography | Scoop.it
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Africa: Why Are We So Poor? Yet We Are So Rich?

Africa: Why Are We So Poor? Yet We Are So Rich? | Geography | Scoop.it
Briggs Bomba calls for domestic resources to be mobilized to bring about inclusive development in Africa, in particular by stopping the illicit flow of money out of the continent.
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Mining had possible role in quake

Mining had possible role in quake | Geography | Scoop.it
The 5.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the North West earlier this month could possibly be linked to mining in the area.
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Old evidence leads to new ideas about earthquake hazards in Pacific Northwest

Old evidence leads to new ideas about earthquake hazards in Pacific Northwest | Geography | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Gary Griggs began studying sediment deposits on the deep-sea floor off the Oregon coast in 1965 as a graduate student in oceanography at Oregon State University. Now, almost 50 years later, Griggs is a distinguished professor of Earth and planetary sciences and director of the Institute ...
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Does the solution to climate change lie in a giant SPONGE?

Does the solution to climate change lie in a giant SPONGE? | Geography | Scoop.it
One of the scientists behind the new material at Liverpool University said it is stable, cheap and absorbs carbon dioxide 'extremely well'.
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California and Mexico to Forge Shared Solutions on Climate Change and the Economy | Victoria Rome's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

California and Mexico to Forge Shared Solutions on Climate Change and the Economy | Victoria Rome's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | Geography | Scoop.it
This blog was co-written by Amanda Maxwell and Ann Notthoff NRDC has been working for years in both California and Mexico to combat climate change and protect natural resources.  Although each has its own political challenges and opportunities, it’s clear...
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US must change its ways - In Focus - Jamaica Gleaner - Sunday | July 27, 2014

US must change its ways - In Focus - Jamaica Gleaner - Sunday | July 27, 2014 | Geography | Scoop.it
Continued from F2Glenn TuckerGUEST COLUMNISTUS must change its ways
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Australia's drought - yes, it's climate change

Australia's drought - yes, it's climate change | Geography | Scoop.it
Australia's prime minister thinks climate change is 'crap' and has just abolished his country's carbon-pricing system. But scientists say that it's rising levels of CO2 that are leaving the south of the country parched and sweltering - and it's only going to get worse.
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Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change?

Who Is Most To Blame For Climate Change? | Geography | Scoop.it
Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame. As The Washington Post has reported, Norfolk is the
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Climate Change Could Cause Food Shortage

Climate Change Could Cause Food Shortage | Geography | Scoop.it
For years scientists have warned of the dangers of climate change.

While most people assume that climate change is just something that happens naturally, studies …
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Africa: No Meaning to '7 Out of 10 Fastest Growing Economies Are in Africa'

Africa: No Meaning to '7 Out of 10 Fastest Growing Economies Are in Africa' | Geography | Scoop.it
Before, during and after the US Africa summit one of the most frequently repeated factoids supporting the Africa Rising meme was that 'seven out of ten fastest growing economies are in Africa.' In reality this is both a far less accurate and much less impressive statistic than it sounds. More generally, narratives on African economic development tend to be loosely connected to facts, and instead are driven more by hype.
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Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies: development bank | Reuters

Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies: development bank | Reuters | Geography | Scoop.it
FREETOWN (Reuters) - The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical
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What Caused California's Napa Earthquake? : DNews

What Caused California's Napa Earthquake? : DNews | Geography | Scoop.it
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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Activity at Bárðarbunga: is Another Icelandic Volcano About to Erupt?

Activity at Bárðarbunga: is Another Icelandic Volcano About to Erupt? | Geography | Scoop.it
Earthquake activity at Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano may suggest the possibility of an eruption. What will happen if the Icelandic volcano erupts?
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Low-cost climate adaptation can help African farmers - UN

Low-cost climate adaptation can help African farmers - UN | Geography | Scoop.it
NEWS: The UN's environment body has set out practical ways African nations can protect their people against climate change effects
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Venezuela: 'People's Solutions' to Climate Crisis Set Out | venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela: 'People's Solutions' to Climate Crisis Set Out | venezuelanalysis.com | Geography | Scoop.it
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16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice | Geography | Scoop.it
Researchers get the first measurements of wave heights in the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska, and they're big.
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'Lifestyle' babies– A new culprit of climate change - The Times of India

'Lifestyle' babies– A new culprit of climate change - The Times of India | Geography | Scoop.it
A new culprit has been found causing climate change – “lifestyle” babies.
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Human activity causing unnatural sea level changes

Human activity causing unnatural sea level changes | Geography | Scoop.it
New research confirms that human activity is causing sea levels to rise beyond natural fluctuation.
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Rising Levels of Human-Caused Water Vapor in Troposphere will Intensify Climate Change Projections « Science World

Rising Levels of Human-Caused Water Vapor in Troposphere will Intensify Climate Change Projections « Science World | Geography | Scoop.it
When it comes to greenhouse gases that contribute most to global warming, most people think of substances such as carbon dioxide, methane or even hydrofluorocarbons. But did you know that, for a while now, scientists have considered the vapor of the most important ingredient in sustaining life on Earth – water – as one of […]
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