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An urbanist's guide to the Mumbai slum of Dharavi

An urbanist's guide to the Mumbai slum of Dharavi | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
Terrible toilets, a cacophony of sound and the ubiquitous big blue drum – welcome to life in this crowded and colourful area
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A great insight into what life is like in the Mumbai Slum. What facts could you use in the exam?

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Built environment - Forward Swindon

Built environment - Forward Swindon | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
Swindon’s built environment Transforming Swindon’s town centre A thriving town centre with a diverse range of retail, leisure, commercial and cultural experiences is vital to Swindon’s economic success. Forward Swindon is leading regeneration projects that will secure jobs, strengthen confidence and build a positive identity for the town. Reshaping Swindon: On 18th September 2013, Forward[.....]
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Forward Swindon have big plans for Swindon. What do you think?

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Characteristics and climate of deserts

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Characteristics and climate of deserts | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Geography on deserts, including characteristics, formation, and how vegetation has adapted.
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Use this to EXPLAIN why deserts have so little rain.

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The World's Most Densely Populated Cities

The World's Most Densely Populated Cities | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
The growth of these cities will create a host of environmental and health problems.”By 2210, the global population is expected to grow from just more than 7 billion to 11.3 billion — with 87 percent of the population living in urban areas, according to a new working paper by researchers from NYU’s Marron Institute.Most of these individuals will be in what’s now the developing world — creating a host of environmental and health problems.If projections are correct, these new urban dwellers will require the world’s existing cities to expand six-fold to accommodate triple the residents, Richard Florida wrote in The Atlantic. Plus, the world will need 500 new “megacities” of 10 million or more, he wrote.
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As the population continues to explode, should all countries take daring approaches like the China One Child Policy?
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BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Geography

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Geography | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
Watch videos, play games and get revision help for GCSE Geography
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A one stop shop for Geography revision, but don't forget your CASE STUDIES!

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All About the Sahara, the World's Largest Hot Desert

All About the Sahara, the World's Largest Hot Desert | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
The Sahara Desert is one of the world's largest and driest deserts. Located in northern Africa, the Sahara Desert is encompassed by several countries. Learn about the Sahara Desert from the expert About.com Geography GuideSite.
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The Sahara is an important case study for GCSE Geography. But where would you go and what would you like to see?
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IPCC report: impact of global warming by region - Telegraph

IPCC report: impact of global warming by region - Telegraph | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
A region by region breakdown of the challenges, risks and options presented by climate change
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It's becoming increasingly clear that we are having a major effect on our climate? What is the answer?
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Interactive Wind Map

Interactive Wind Map | BFS Geography GCSE | Scoop.it
“Mesmerizing.”
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So now you can see where our weather comes from, but can you see what is happening around the Sahara and Himalayas?
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