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Geography for the learners of Masada College, Sydney http://www.masadageo.weebly.com
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Darwin Airport flights resume after Indonesia’s Sangeang Api volcano spews ash into sky

Darwin Airport flights resume after Indonesia’s Sangeang Api volcano spews ash into sky | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
FLIGHTS to and from Darwin are expected to resume on Sunday after being grounded by an ash cloud from an Indonesian volcano.
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Price of resettling refugees should not be our silence on Cambodia

Price of resettling refugees should not be our silence on Cambodia | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
In recent weeks, Abbott government ministers have been spruiking a plan for Cambodia to resettle some or all asylum seekers on Nauru who are found to be genuine refugees. While the Australian and Cambodian…
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Ancient reefs helped shape fish diversity › News in Science (ABC Science)

Ancient reefs helped shape fish diversity › News in Science (ABC Science) | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Large coral reefs have acted as survival centres for fish biodiversity during periods of climatic upheaval.
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If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean

If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The map above shows the countries that are due east and west from points along the coasts of North and South America. Many small island nations are (perhaps unfairly) excluded for ease of reading. Many thanks to Eric Odenheimer for sharing the map with Know More.
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Global Sydney - City of Sydney

Global Sydney - City of Sydney | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Sydney is Australia’s global city and the international gateway for business and tourism.
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Where do migrants live? Australian Social Trends, 2014

Where do migrants live? Australian Social Trends, 2014 | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

Migration is an important contributor to Australia’s growing population.

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Rethinking Indigenous Australia's agricultural past

Rethinking Indigenous Australia's agricultural past | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Historians are looking into the possibility that the first Australians practised forms of agriculture and aquaculture, writes Cathy Pryor.
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Singaporean resident, Aram Pan, uses a GoPro to capture rare footage inside North Korea

Singaporean resident, Aram Pan, uses a GoPro to capture rare footage inside North Korea | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
NORTH KOREA may be one of the most secretive places on Earth, but Singaporean resident, Aram Pan, has captured some amazing footage of the communist enclave.
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Charley in New Town (1948) - YouTube Suburbanisation in the UK: New Towns

'New Town' is an entry in a Central Office of Information-sponsored animated series featuring the everyman character Charley, and promotes an escape from gri...
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Chinese experts 'in discussions' over building high-speed Beijing-US railway

Chinese experts 'in discussions' over building high-speed Beijing-US railway | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
'China-Russia-Canada-America line' would run for 13,000km across Siberia and pass under Bering Strait through 200km tunnel
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The 100 richest people in the UK are as rich as the poorest 19 million: Inequality Briefing

The 100 richest people in the UK are as rich as the poorest 19 million: Inequality Briefing | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The 100 richest people in the UK are worth around £257 billion - that's about the same as the poorest 19 million, roughly 30% of the population, combined
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Londonmapper: A social atlas of London

Londonmapper: A social atlas of London | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

A Social Atlas of London

This website aims to provide comprehensive insights into the state of poverty and inequality in the capital. 

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Sustainable Sydney 2030 - City of Sydney

Sustainable Sydney 2030 - City of Sydney | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
The City of Sydney wants people to live and work in a clean, diverse, safe environment that welcomes everyone.
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NSW planning: Density the price of convenience, says Goward

NSW planning: Density the price of convenience, says Goward | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Pru Goward has sent a stark message to Sydney's established garden suburbs, warning if you live near a train station, be prepared for more density. If you want ready access to jobs or public services? Be prepared for more density.
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Why India's sanitation crisis kills women

Why India's sanitation crisis kills women | Masada Geography | Scoop.it

The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have become the biggest victims of India's sanitation crisis.

The two girls were going to the fields to defecate when they went missing on Tuesday night.

Nearly half-a-billion Indians - or 48% of the population - lack access to basic sanitation and defecate in the open.

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Sediment from nearby rivers damaging Great Barrier Reef

Sediment from nearby rivers damaging Great Barrier Reef | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
River sediment washed into the ocean is having more of an impact on the Great Barrier Reef than first thought.
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China's Ghost Cities

China's Ghost Cities | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Vast new megacities are shooting up all over China at a rate of 20 a year. But there are disturbing signs that the bubble is about to burst. Take a visit to some of these megacities and you'll find them bizarrely empty. Brand new, shiny, ghost towns.
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No City for old men: how London has become a workhouse for the young - Telegraph

No City for old men: how London has become a workhouse for the young  - Telegraph | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Scale of brain drain to capital laid out in official study showing sharply higher numbers of graduates in London compared to rest of England and Wales
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Our Urban Future in Film

Our Urban Future in Film | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
By Ryan Schleeter, National Geographic More than 50% of the world’s population already lives in cities, and this number is expected to grow to a whopping 70% by 2050. More and more people move to t...
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Aerial housing photographs show stark division between rich and poor in Mexico

Aerial housing photographs show stark division between rich and poor in Mexico | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
A new advertising campaign is seeking to draw attention to the gap between the wealthy and the poverty-stricken in Mexico by showing how they co-exist in disturbingly close proximity.
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The state of Australia: our environment

The state of Australia: our environment | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
In the lead-up to the budget, the story of crisis has been hammered home, but there’s more to a country than its structural deficit. So how is Australia doing overall? In this special series, ten writers…
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On tour with the slum tourists in Kenya - YouTube

First it was safari, now it's tours of slums in Nairobi that western tourists are paying to visit reveals Channel 4 News Africa reporter Jamal Osman.Sign up ...
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Major developments - City of Sydney

Major developments - City of Sydney | Masada Geography | Scoop.it
Local developments include the Ashmore precinct, Barangaroo, Central Park, Green Square, Harold Park and the George Street transformation along with light rail.
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