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Geography for the learners of Masada College, Sydney http://www.masadageo.weebly.com
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Migrant suffering on the rise in Greece -- New Internationalist

Syrian refugees find scant refuge in Europe, reports Naomi Westland.
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Australia to block boat people - PM

Australia to block boat people - PM | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
People arriving by boat to seek asylum will no longer be resettled in Australia but will go to Papua New Guinea, PM Kevin Rudd announces.
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UNHCR rushes aid as 66,000 Congolese refugees stream into western Uganda

UNHCR rushes aid as 66,000 Congolese refugees stream into western Uganda | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Ugandan government, UN agencies rally to help victims of fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo seeking safety in overstretched area of Uganda.
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2.1 Kids: Stable Population

The second episode of PRI's POP 101 series, this video takes a fresh, humorous approach to the demographic issues facing the world today. Be sure to watch th...
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Call for China's 'one child' rule to end

Call for China's 'one child' rule to end | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
China's richest and most populous province has asked the central government to relax the law that restricts most families to one child.
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China's one-child policy analysed

China's one-child policy analysed | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Children growing up under China's one-child policy are less trusting, risk averse and pessimistic, a study in the journal Science concludes.
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54,000 refugees, no questions asked

54,000 refugees, no questions asked | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Australia is facing a flood of economic refugees. But the big numbers are from the across the Tasman.
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The first Australian cricket tour of England

The first Australian cricket tour of England | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
No expense will have been spared preparing Australia's squad for the 2013 Ashes tests. The contrast with the first Australian cricket tour could not be more stark.
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The changing face of Australian immigration

The changing face of Australian immigration | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The face of Australia is changing – and it starts at our borders.Whereas Australia’s migrant population once hailed largely from a European background – think of the “Ten Pound Pom” in the post-World…...
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Volcano causes Mexico flight chaos

Volcano causes Mexico flight chaos | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
US airlines cancel flights into and out of Mexico City for a second day over fears that ash from a rumbling volcano could affect their planes.
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Antarctic lake 'might have fish'

Antarctic lake 'might have fish' | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
There could be some complex animals, perhaps even fish, living in the deeply buried Antarctic Lake Vostok, a new study suggests.
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Map: Which country pays the most bribes?

Map: Which country pays the most bribes? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
One person in four has paid a bribe to a public body in the last year, according to a survey carried out in 95 countries by Transparency International.
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Food: There's Lots Of It

The third episode of PRI's POP 101 series, this video takes a fresh, humorous approach to the demographic issues facing the world today. Be sure to watch the...
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Overpopulation: The Making of a Myth

The pilot episode of PRI's POP 101 series, this video takes a fresh, humorous approach to the demographic issues facing the world today. Be sure to watch the...
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China facing one child policy dilemma

China facing one child policy dilemma | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
China's incoming new Communist Party leaders face a difficult question - has the time come to end the one child policy?
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Pakistan's fight for education right

Pakistan's fight for education right | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban, has changed the destiny of some children in her country - but many remain uneducated, reports Orla Guerin.
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What could possibly go wrong? The tourist trek thousands of feet up a Chinese mountain along wooden boards that were nailed together 700 years ago

What could possibly go wrong? The tourist trek thousands of feet up a Chinese mountain along wooden boards that were nailed together 700 years ago | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The precipitous Chang Kong Cliff Road on Haushan mountain was built more than 700 years ago by hermits seeking ‘immortals’ they thought were living deep in the mountains.
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Predicting earthquakes using smartphones

Predicting earthquakes using smartphones | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
If you had 15 seconds warning an earthquake was coming - could that save your life? The BBC's Fiona Graham finds out about the app that could warn you the "big one" was on the way
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Hard choices in Egypt's middle class

Hard choices in Egypt's middle class | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Even before the latest violence, Egypt's middle class were leaving, sparking fears of a brain drain.
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Harvard Reference Generator Tool: Harvard/APA Referencing created for essays, reports and dissertations | Neil's Toolbox

Harvard Reference Generator Tool: Harvard/APA Referencing created for essays, reports and dissertations | Neil's Toolbox | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
A free harvard-style reference generator tool. Just pop in the author, title, etc and out pops your Harvard-style references ready to include in your essay or report. Makes Harvard Referencing easy!
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Death Valley: Hot enough to fry an egg?

Death Valley: Hot enough to fry an egg? | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Death Valley in the US is considered the hottest place in the world and in the middle of a heatwave, temperatures are pushing
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