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Geography for the learners of Masada College, Sydney http://www.masadageo.weebly.com
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Poverty 'increasing in rich Australia'

Poverty 'increasing in rich Australia' | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
UnitingCare is calling for an increase in the Newstart allowance to help tackle poverty rates among single parent families and children.
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Great Barrier Reef fears: environment groups step up fight against gas projects

Great Barrier Reef fears: environment groups step up fight against gas projects | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Lawsuit aims to stop US government funding Curtis Island developments which could 'destroy this wonderful place'
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42 Amazing Maps

The map, as an innovation, is extremely important. Simply constructing a useful representation of our world onto a piece of paper (or clay or vellum or whate...
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How Did the Pakistan Earthquake Create a Mud Island?

How Did the Pakistan Earthquake Create a Mud Island? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
A mud volcano is thought to be behind a new landmass that recently rose off the coast of Gwadar, Pakistan.
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Australians retain title as world's richest, according to wealth report

Australians retain title as world's richest, according to wealth report | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Australia ranks highest for median wealth and second only to Swiss for average wealth, which now sits at $426,844
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Too rich for its own good

Too rich for its own good | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
DR Congo is potentially one of the richest countries on earth, but colonialism, slavery and corruption have turned it into one of the poorest, writes historian Dan Snow.
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Earth Unplugged

Earth Unplugged | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
We're Earth Unplugged, and we make films about the incredible natural world exclusively for YouTube. We investigate the conundrums, quirks and beautiful scie...
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Where to land a plane in Antarctica?

Where to land a plane in Antarctica? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Australia is searching for a new aircraft landing site in Antarctica because the current runway is melting due to global warming.
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Does Population Matter? Danny Dorling

(Please be aware that the job title on the strapline in the video is incorrect. Professor Danny Dorling is Professor of Human Geography at the University of ...
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What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World

What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
It seems as a people, we have a fascination with photographing our food. From Henry's series of riders, to looking on instagram we cant help but document what we consume. Photographer Peter Menzel ...
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Kenya discovers huge water source

Kenya discovers huge water source | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
A huge water source has been discovered in the arid Turkana region of northern Kenya which could supply the country for 70 years, the government says.
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Angels in the Dust

Angels in the Dust, directed by Louise Hogarth (The Gift), is the inspiring story of Marion Cloete who—with her husband and two daughters—establish Boikarabe...
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7 Stupid Things People Say About Climate Change That Aren't At All True

The IPCC says warming is "unequivocal." No matter what anyone else says, climate change is definitely happening.
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The Daily Diets of Different Nations, Squeezed Into One Awesome Chart

The Daily Diets of Different Nations, Squeezed Into One Awesome Chart | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The United States and China eat the most meat, and poorer nations tend to subsist on cereals and starchy roots.
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Millennium development goals: big ideas, broken promises? - interactive

Millennium development goals: big ideas, broken promises? - interactive | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The eight millennium development goals expire in 2015. What progress has been made? What needs to happen next? Examine the data
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Paul Gilding: The Earth is full | Video on TED.com

Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk that's equal parts terrifying and, oddly, hopeful.
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Are India's women standing up to abuse?

Are India's women standing up to abuse? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The BBC's Rupa Jha reports on how Indian women are increasingly finding the courage to report gender-based violence, following last year's notorious Delhi bus rape.
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10 Google Drive Tips & Tricks For Students

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10 Google Drive Tips & Tricks For Students

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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LLZ Uni Halle's curator insight, October 9, 2013 2:48 AM

"It is useless to resist The Cloud." ;)

Josh Harris's curator insight, October 9, 2013 2:29 PM

Esepcially good for folks who are in newly converted #GAFE districts, and in 1:1 settings.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, October 12, 2013 8:09 AM

Like the tractor beam on the Death Star, the nebulous world of networked online storage is slowly pulling in all digital information. If you haven’t yet gotten on board, 2013′s Google Drive would be a perfect place for a college student to start, whether for educational purposes like collaborating on class projects, or storing all those Instagrams of your food. What follows are some of the coolest tips and tricks Drive users have found in the last few months and shared with the rest of us.

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Massive Port Projects Threaten Integrity of Australia’s Famed Great Barrier Reef | TIME.com

Massive Port Projects Threaten Integrity of Australia’s Famed Great Barrier Reef | TIME.com | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Plan to construct world's largest coal port and 17 other ports has UNESCO worried
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How much is the planet warming?

How much is the planet warming? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Scientists have said they are certain that greenhouse gases from human activities are heating the planet, despite a global pause in rising temperatures
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Child Labour In India

World Vision Australia gives you an insight into Child Labour. 280 million children in the world are involved in Child Labour, India is home to the largest n...
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The Flipped Classroom Boosts Grades 5%. Why That’s As Big As We Can Expect. | TechCrunch

The Flipped Classroom Boosts Grades 5%. Why That’s As Big As We Can Expect. | TechCrunch | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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LiveLeak.com - abkebab's Map of Europe 1000 AD to present with timeline

This is a small addition to the ' Map of Europe: 1000 AD to present day '
(video from abkebab ).

I just discovered it and found it extremely interesting but something was missing... as mention by
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