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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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Amazon deforestation picking up pace, satellite data reveals

Amazon deforestation picking up pace, satellite data reveals | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Data indicates 190% rise in land clearance in August and September compared with same period last year
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New Photos of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Stir Uproar

New Photos of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Stir Uproar | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Pressure from loggers, gold prospectors, and land speculators endangers many of the world's last remaining uncontacted indigenous communities.
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Luxury leather and the Amazon

Luxury leather and the Amazon | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Cattle ranches are threatening the Amazon thanks to our love of luxury leather goods. But, reports Lucy Siegle, Brazil's forests could have an unlikely ally: Gucci
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How the Amazon rainforest is being saved

How the Amazon rainforest is being saved | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
For years, the story told about the Amazon has centred on the destruction of the world's largest rainforest - but that is no longer the whole truth.
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How A 'Small But Mighty' Team Of Googlers Is Using Maps To Save People And The Planet

How A 'Small But Mighty' Team Of Googlers Is Using Maps To Save People And The Planet | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
It’s 2008 and five Google employees are in the Brazilian rainforest.
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Great example of organisations working with indigenous peoples.

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Amazon faces renewed risk from cattle

Amazon faces renewed risk from cattle | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Rising foreign demand for beef and soybeans will tempt Brazil to clear more of the Amazon rainforest, in a reversal of recent success in slowing forest losses.
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Tour the Amazon with Street View

"Google Maps with Street View now allows you to visit parts of the Amazon Basin including the Rio Negro tributary and the surrounding communities."

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Environment blog + Amazon rainforest - The Guardian

Environment blog + Amazon rainforest - The Guardian | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

Links to various articles from The Guardian on environmental issues in the Amazonian Rainforest.

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