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'6 Days I Would Eat, And The Next 6 Days I Wouldn't Eat At All'

'6 Days I Would Eat, And The Next 6 Days I Wouldn't Eat At All' | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
"Six days I would eat, then the next six days I wouldn't eat at all," 9-year-old Roshan tells Al Jazeera. The tiny girl grew up on a diet of 600 calories per day, not even half as much as a child her age should receive.
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Africa and the tech revolution: what's holding back the mobile continent? – podcast transcript

Africa and the tech revolution: what's holding back the mobile continent? – podcast transcript | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Clár Ní Chonghaile reports from the Africa technology business forum on the country’s obstacles to getting the most out of the tech revolution
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China's coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle

China's coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Study by economists say achievement by world’s biggest polluter may be a significant milestone, rather than a blip
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Afghanistan Is Working To Bring Down Child Mortality Rates

Afghanistan Is Working To Bring Down Child Mortality Rates | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The country's ministry of public health is helping women become midwives.
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Coal India accused of bulldozing human rights amid production boom

Coal India accused of bulldozing human rights amid production boom | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
People evicted without compensation as India expands mining operations, says Amnesty International report
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People evicted without compensation as India expands mining operations, says Amnesty International report
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Global fish production approaching sustainable limit, UN warns

Global fish production approaching sustainable limit, UN warns | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Around 90% of the world’s stocks are now fully or overfished and production is set to increase further by 2025, according to report from UN’s food body
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We must act fast on the global goals, or risk leaving the poorest behind | Elizabeth Stuart

We must act fast on the global goals, or risk leaving the poorest behind | Elizabeth Stuart | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Early action on the sustainable development goals is desperately needed – without it, they may become impossible to achieve
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Europe's primeval forest may be at risk - BBC News

Europe's primeval forest may be at risk - BBC News | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The Białowieża Forest is Europe's last significant stretch of primeval forest but it may be under threat, as Hugh Sykes reports.
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Poor nutrition now affects a third of the human race, says report

Poor nutrition now affects a third of the human race, says report | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Being malnourished is the new normal, expert warns, as global nutrition report reveals heavy toll of poor diet, from stunting to diabetes
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Everything you need to know about UK aid and the 0.7% spending pledge

Everything you need to know about UK aid and the 0.7% spending pledge | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
As parliament debates a petition to drop the foreign aid spending commitment, we explain the target and look at how the UK compares to other donors
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The 41 nationalities with the best quality of life

The 41 nationalities with the best quality of life | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
  The British immigration and citizenship firm Henley & Partners has released a new ranking of nationalities to show which have the best and worst quality of living globally. The Quality of Nationality Index ranked 161 nationalities by looking at the strength of each country's economy, health, education, standard of living, and level of peace and stability. The report differentiates nationality from country by considering how easy it is for citizens to travel without a visa and live and work abroad.
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Alaska on track for hottest year since records began

Alaska on track for hottest year since records began | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Climate Central: Warmest spring on record helps push states’s year-to-date temperature more than 5.5C above average
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Conflict and terrorism cost the world trillions, says peace index

Conflict and terrorism cost the world trillions, says peace index | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Global peace index, which ranks Syria bottom and Iceland top, says political instability, terrorism and conflict cost the global economy $13.6tn last year
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Africa risks fresh debt crisis as levels of borrowing rise sharply, warns UN

Africa risks fresh debt crisis as levels of borrowing rise sharply, warns UN | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Heavy lending triggered by bold efforts to combat inequality and poverty could spell return to difficult era of late 80s and early 90s, says UN trade body
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How Malawi reduced its HIV/Aids infection rate

How Malawi reduced its HIV/Aids infection rate | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Malawi's Minister of Health, Peter Kumpalume, on the approach to HIV in a country where 10 percent are infected.
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Hottest ever June marks 14th month of record-breaking temperatures

Hottest ever June marks 14th month of record-breaking temperatures | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
US agencies Nasa and Noaa say last month was 0.9C hotter than the 20th century average and the hottest June since records began in 1880
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UK poorly prepared for climate change impacts, government advisers warn

UK poorly prepared for climate change impacts, government advisers warn | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
A 2,000 page report by Committee on Climate Change predicts global warming will hit UK with deadly heatwaves, more flooding and water shortages
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Post-Brexit sterling decline will cost poor countries $4bn, claims study

Post-Brexit sterling decline will cost poor countries $4bn, claims study | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Overseas Development Institute identifies reduced trade, fall in value of aid money and declining growth among factors that could hit poor countries
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Overseas Development Institute identifies reduced trade, fall in value of aid money and declining growth among factors that could hit poor countries
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Over-populated or under-developed? The real story of population growth

Over-populated or under-developed? The real story of population growth | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The world population looks set to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, but what’s behind the big numbers? We look at the complex demographic shifts in play
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Women's rights country by country - interactive

Women's rights country by country - interactive | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Which countries have laws preventing violence? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? Using World Bank and UN data we offer a snapshot of women's rights across the globe
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Brazil's giant dams risk destroying heart of the Amazon, says Greenpeace

Brazil's giant dams risk destroying heart of the Amazon, says Greenpeace | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Construction of 40 dams in the Tapajós river basin would severely affect indigenous people and is not justifiable economically, says new report
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China binned its one-child policy - now it must fix the gulf in education between city and country

China binned its one-child policy - now it must fix the gulf in education between city and country | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Li Bo’s job used to involve reporting unlawful pregnancies to family planning officials. Today, in the remote Wangyuan village in China’s mountainous Shaanxi province, he’s sat on a playmat helping a toddler build a fort with multi-coloured blocks.
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CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Radical new technique promises a cheaper and more secure method of burying CO2 emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas
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Peru's Rotten Wood

Peru's Rotten Wood | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
People and Power exposes how Peru's Amazonian rainforest is being stripped bare by corruption.
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Norway Is The First Country To Ban Deforestation

Norway Is The First Country To Ban Deforestation | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
"This is an important victory in the fight to protect the rainforest."
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