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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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Mining threatens to eat up northern Europe’s last wilderness

Mining threatens to eat up northern Europe’s last wilderness | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Vast network of rivers, lakes and mountains in Finland, Sweden and Norway at risk from being exploited for rare earth and other minerals
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As well as affecting the physical environment, mining will affect the lifestyle of indigenous communities such as the Sami, and will also impact on the tourist industry.

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Sami people facing environment threat

Sami people facing environment threat | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Climate change, mining and pollution are three of the biggest threats to the Sami people, who inhabit parts of Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia.
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Kyle Kampe's curator insight, September 3, 2013 10:07 PM

Human-induced climate change, mining and pollution are modifying the Sami people's regions in Scandinavia.