Geography @ Stretford
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Geography @ Stretford
Extended reading from the Geography Department at Stretford High School, Manchester, UK. Aimed primarily at our students but also a space for wider geographical debate about our ever changing planet.
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Climate change key in Syrian conflict – and it will trigger more war in future

Climate change key in Syrian conflict – and it will trigger more war in future | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
Climate change was a key driver of the Syrian uprising, according to research which warns that global warming is likely to unleash more wars in the coming decades, with Eastern Mediterranean countries such as Jordan and Lebanon particularly at risk.
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Motorsport Valley – the home of Formula 1

Motorsport Valley – the home of Formula 1 | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
BBC Sport takes a look at what attracts many of the F1 teams to 'Motorsport Valley', as they prepare for their 'home' grand prix.
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Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations

Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
Inside the ‘Christmas village’ of Yiwu, there’s no snow and no elves, just 600 factories that produce 60% of all the decorations in the world
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You Think You Know How Much We Depend On Fossil Fuels, But You Have No Idea

You Think You Know How Much We Depend On Fossil Fuels, But You Have No Idea | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
300 years of fossil fuels in 300 seconds. Caution: brainsplosions likely.
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Tracking the development of fossil fuel use, globalisation and development across 300 with sensible suggestion for future sustainable growth.

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