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The Big Wind and the Fears of Overdevelopment on Hawaii

The Big Wind and the Fears of Overdevelopment on Hawaii | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Fear of overdevelopment is gripping the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Lanai, and Molokai. The main issue centers around the Big Wind, a project aiming to provide 400 megawatts of wind power.
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In limbo in Melilla: the young refugees trapped in Spain's African enclave

In limbo in Melilla: the young refugees trapped in Spain's African enclave | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Reinforced fences in this Spanish enclave in Morocco are designed to shut a notorious gateway to Europe – but have left a fractured and anxious city
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Impact of UK foreign aid diluted by pursuing national interest, says IFS

Impact of UK foreign aid diluted by pursuing national interest, says IFS | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Thinktank estimates ODA spending will rise by £1bn during the course of next parliament
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Many Kentucky Residents Can Expect to Die Younger Than Their Parents

Many Kentucky Residents Can Expect to Die Younger Than Their Parents | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
In 13 counties, residents can expect to die younger than their parents.
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Worried world urges Trump not to pull out of Paris climate agreement

Worried world urges Trump not to pull out of Paris climate agreement | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Officials around the world urge president not to reverse climate efforts as Trump prepares to make decision on whether to withdraw from landmark accord
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The end of wild elephants? Why we must not let Africa become one giant food farm | Erik Solheim

The end of wild elephants? Why we must not let Africa become one giant food farm | Erik Solheim | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The world’s rapid population rise risks turning Africa into one giant farm with no room for wildlife. The head of UN Environment asks that we stop and think
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Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth? | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
In the last 25 years more than 10 million women have died worldwide due to pregnancy related issues.
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Conservative cuts to overseas aid will destroy millions of lives – for a lie | Kate Osamor

Conservative cuts to overseas aid will destroy millions of lives – for a lie | Kate Osamor | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The pretence that British aid spending takes away from domestic resources must be exposed. People’s lives should not be the subject of political games
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Can plastic roads help save the planet? - BBC News

Can plastic roads help save the planet? - BBC News | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
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Why Rome sends trains filled with rubbish to Austria - BBC News

Why Rome sends trains filled with rubbish to Austria - BBC News | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
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First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution - BBC News

First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution - BBC News | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Friday was the first day coal wasn't used to generate electricity since the Industrial Revolution, says the National Grid.
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Feed the starving? Guns are the true cause of hunger and famine | Simon O'Connell

Feed the starving? Guns are the true cause of hunger and famine | Simon O'Connell | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Aid professionals would have you believe that tackling hunger is about feeding people. Take it from an industry insider – the truth is a lot more complex
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India's sugarcane farmers: A cycle of debt and suicide

India's sugarcane farmers: A cycle of debt and suicide | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
How rising debts, pesticides and erratic rainfall are pushing some farmers in southern India to suicide.
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British support for Africa down as fears rise over transparency of aid spending

British support for Africa down as fears rise over transparency of aid spending | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Huge rise in aid spending through departments other than DfID sparks criticism as Syrian refugee crisis dominates political agenda
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Biofuels: could agave, hemp and saltbush be the fuels of the future?

Biofuels: could agave, hemp and saltbush be the fuels of the future? | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Oilier plants, new processing technologies and multipurpose crops could put the biofuel industry back in the race for greener transport fuels
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Venezuela's infant mortality, maternal mortality and malaria cases soar

Venezuela's infant mortality, maternal mortality and malaria cases soar | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Country’s economic crisis takes heavy toll on public health, with infant death rate up 30%, maternal mortality up 65%, and malaria cases up 76% in 2016
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Italian village offers €2,000 gifts to boost dwindling population

Italian village offers €2,000 gifts to boost dwindling population | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Bormida, population 394, also offering homes to rent for as little €50 a month in effort to persuade people to move there
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Could towing icebergs to hot places solve the world’s water shortages?

Could towing icebergs to hot places solve the world’s water shortages? | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The idea of towing an iceberg from Antarctica to the UAEs sounds fantastical, but might not be entirely beyond the realms of plausibility
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What is the unemployment rate in your country?

What is the unemployment rate in your country? | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
There are more than 200 million people world wide without jobs today.
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Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong

Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The MIT economist Peter Temin argues that economic inequality results in two distinct classes. And only one of them has any power.
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The drone video that sums up global inequality

The drone video that sums up global inequality | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Johnny Miller has caused quite a stir with his aerial images of South Africa’s divided communities. He explains the origins of the Unequal Scenes project
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Theresa May Commits To Spending 0.7% Of GNI On Development Aid

Theresa May Commits To Spending 0.7% Of GNI On Development Aid | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Some Tory MPs will not be happy.
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Former archbishop of Canterbury defends Britain's aid budget

Former archbishop of Canterbury defends Britain's aid budget | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Rowan Williams says UK’s commitment to world’s poorest people is ‘something to be proud of, not a political football’
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#CuriousGoat: Will Climate Change Help Ticks And Mosquitoes Spread Disease?

#CuriousGoat: Will Climate Change Help Ticks And Mosquitoes Spread Disease? | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
The disease-spreading bugs are creeping north in the states. But will they bring diseases like Lyme and Zika with them?
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Marine power: can UK companies rule the waves?

Marine power: can UK companies rule the waves? | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
Despite past failures and high costs, wave power companies are pushing ahead with research trials
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A Map of the World's Population Rendered As Mountains and Valleys

A Map of the World's Population Rendered As Mountains and Valleys | IB LANCASTER GEOGRAPHY CORE | Scoop.it
What if people were mapped like mountains?
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