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Shell attacked over four-year delay in Niger oil spill clean-up

Shell attacked over four-year delay in Niger oil spill clean-up | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
Energy firm's attempts to clear pollution resulting from two large spills in 2008 described as 'amateurish' by assessors...
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Biodegradable Coffee Cups Embedded With Seeds Grow Into Trees When Thrown Away

Biodegradable Coffee Cups Embedded With Seeds Grow Into Trees When Thrown Away | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
A creative company in California called Reduce. Reuse. Grow has designed a coffee cup that is not only biodegradable, but even has seeds in its walls so that it can be planted and grown! The cups, which are currently part of a Kickstarter campaign, will have seeds embedded in their walls based on their locations.
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Bright lights, big cities

Bright lights, big cities | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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A Bamboo Tower That Produces Water From Air | WIRED

A Bamboo Tower That Produces Water From Air | WIRED | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
The structure is designed to wring water out of thin air, providing a sustainable source of H2O for developing countries.

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Maricarmen Husson's curator insight, January 10, 9:48 PM

La torre WarkaWater es una estructura poco probable encontrar que sobresale del paisaje etíope. A los 30 metros de altura y 13 metros de ancho, no es un medio tan grande como su árbol del mismo nombre (que puede vislumbrarse 75 pies de altura), pero es llamativo, no obstante. La torre larguirucho, de bambú celosía forrada con malla de poliéster de color naranja, no es arte, aunque sí especie de lo parece. Más bien, la estructura está diseñada para escurrir el agua fuera del aire, proporcionando una fuente sostenible de H2O para los países en desarrollo.

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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215 - YouTube

In which John Green teaches you about population. So, how many people can reasonably live on the Earth? Thomas Malthus got it totally wrong in the 19th centu...

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Poverty and Uncertainty for Widows of Syrian 'Freedom Fighters'

Poverty and Uncertainty for Widows of Syrian 'Freedom Fighters' | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
Their husbands died fighting the Syrian government. Today, their widows who had been given safe haven in Jordan lead impoverished, vulnerable lives.
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Japan's Population Decline: Incedible Facts About Japan's Aging Population

Japan's Population Decline: Does Japan have an ageing population problem? Did you know by 2060 4 out of 10 people in Japan will be over age 65? Will Japan as...

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Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013

Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013 | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it

Explore origin and destination totals of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2013.


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Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change?

Carbon map – which countries are responsible for climate change? | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
As heads of state from David Cameron to Barack Obama meet in New York for a UN climate summit hosted by Ban Ki-moon, expectations are high for bold commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions
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China's Island Factory

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New islands are being made in the disputed South China Sea by the might of the Chinese state. But a group of marooned Filipinos on a rusting wreck is trying to stand in the way.
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When They Brought These Wolves Into The Park, They Had No Idea This Would Happen

When They Brought These Wolves Into The Park, They Had No Idea This Would Happen | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
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I Haven't Made Any Trash In 2 Years. Here's What My Life Is Like

I Haven't Made Any Trash In 2 Years. Here's What My Life Is Like | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
My name is Lauren. I'm a 23-year-old girl living in NYC and I don't make trash. For real. No garbage bin, no landfill. Nada. I know what you are thinking. This girl must be a total hippie. Or a
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The rise of megacities – interactive

The rise of megacities – interactive | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
By 2025, the developing world will be home to 29 megacities. We explore the latest UN estimates and forecasts on the growth of these 'cities on steroids'
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Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts by Mike Ives: Yale Environment 360

Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts by Mike Ives: Yale Environment 360 | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
Armed with new high-tech equipment, mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood.

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Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles + video - Business - NZ Herald News

Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles + video - Business - NZ Herald News | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the grey shells of the Paracel Islands emerge from the purple, pre-dawn South China Sea. - New Zealand Herald
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China Is Building A Huge Eco-City Where No One Will Need To Drive

China Is Building A Huge Eco-City Where No One Will Need To Drive | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it
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This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country

This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country | IB Geography ISB | Scoop.it

If these places go the way of Scotland, geography quizzes just got a lot harder.


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Jake Red Dorman's curator insight, October 29, 2014 1:21 PM

I never knew how many progressive nationalist regions there were in the European are. This map shows to me the how separate Europe is, and how different the European map will change if every separatist nation gets their own country. It simply doesn't look right and I hope that this doesn't happen with the momentum of Scotland getting their own country.

 

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Greening the city

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Vo Trong Nghia attempts to return greenery to Vietnam's choking cities and design affordable homes for poor communities.

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