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Flooding: Too much of a basic human need

Flooding: Too much of a basic human need | Geography Education | Scoop.it
Water is essential to life but in such places as India, Pakistan, China, and Thailand deluges have once again caused misery. Typhoon Nesat hit the Philippines earlier this week on its way to south China.

 

I've linked to the Boston Globe's "The Big Picture before...it consistently is one of the best sources for geographic images around the world.  This particular photo essay focuses on water-related natural disasters, and seeing the damaging is a poignant moment to get students to reflect on the human and environmental interactions, how we build and where we build. 

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