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The U.S. Cities That Sprawled the Most (and Least) Between 2000 and 2010

The U.S. Cities That Sprawled the Most (and Least) Between 2000 and 2010 | oceans | Scoop.it
Two maps and six charts take sprawl rankings to another level.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 6:51 AM

GTAV AC:G Y8 - Changing nations

CD - The differences in urban concentration and urban settlement patterns between Australia and the United States of America, and their causes and consequences

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Stopping deforestation: Battle for the Amazon

Stopping deforestation: Battle for the Amazon | oceans | Scoop.it
Brazil has waged a successful war on tropical deforestation, and other countries are trying to follow its lead. But victory remains fragile.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 5:24 AM

New VCE Unit 3 Land cover change.

Update on Amazon forest from Nature.

Andrew Poynter's curator insight, February 18, 12:47 AM

Impacts, consequences and management strategies: unit 2 - deforestation

Rescooped by Mark Cahill from GTAV AC:G Y9 - Biomes and food security
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▶ How to Feed the World? - YouTube


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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 3:38 AM

GTAV AC:G Y9 - Biomes and food security

CD - The challenges to food production, including land and water degradation, shortage of fresh water, competing land uses, and climatechange, for Australia and other areas of the world

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.


Many concepts here useful also for  Y10 - Geographies of human wellbeing

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GTAV AC:G Y9 - Biomes and food security

CD - The challenges to food production, including land and water degradation, shortage of fresh water, competing land uses, and climatechange, for Australia and other areas of the world

CD - The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world.

 

Many concepts here useful also for  Y10 - Geographies of human wellbeing

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Shanghai – a city on the move, Asia Education Foundation

Shanghai – a city on the move, Asia Education Foundation | oceans | Scoop.it
This module looks at the development of Shanghai as one of China's largest economic hubs. Students will gain insight into the factors that aid and hinder economic development using Shanghai as a context.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, August 1, 2013 3:54 AM

CD - The effects of the production and consumption of goods on places and environments throughout the world and including a country from North-East Asia.

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'No more temporary laws harming fish stocks,' ensures Galilea - FIS

'No more temporary laws harming fish stocks,' ensures Galilea - FIS | oceans | Scoop.it
'No more temporary laws harming fish stocks,' ensures Galilea FIS "It is the temporary laws governing the capture that cause so much damage to the major fisheries in the country, as in the case of horse mackerel, perhaps the most emblematic...

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We Have the Power to End AIDS, TB and Malaria - 3BL Media (press release)

We Have the Power to End AIDS, TB and Malaria
3BL Media (press release)
Smart investments will diminish the threat posed by drug-resistant TB – and one of the best options available today is the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

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Rescooped by Mark Cahill from GTAV AC:G Y3 & Y4 - Investigating places and environments
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GIS in Action

GIS in Action | oceans | Scoop.it
Use maps to solve problems and help animals!

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 6:02 AM

GTAV AC:G Y3 & Y4 – Investigating places and environments

Year 4 The Earth’s environment sustains all life

CD - The location of the major countries of Africa and South America in relation to Australia, and their main characteristics, including the types of natural vegetation and native animals in at least two countries from both continents

CD - The importance of environments to animals and people, and different views on how they can be protected


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GIS in Action

GIS in Action | oceans | Scoop.it
Use maps to solve problems and help animals!

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 6:02 AM

GTAV AC:G Y3 & Y4 – Investigating places and environments

Year 4 The Earth’s environment sustains all life

CD - The location of the major countries of Africa and South America in relation to Australia, and their main characteristics, including the types of natural vegetation and native animals in at least two countries from both continents

CD - The importance of environments to animals and people, and different views on how they can be protected


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The World in 2015: Global population and the changing shape of world demographics

Animating the changing shape of the world population pyramid. For more multimedia content from The Economist visit our website: http://econ.st/1xqEZhX.

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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 2:31 AM

GTAV AC:G Y10 - Geographies of human wellbeing

CD - The different ways of measuring and mapping human wellbeing and development, and how these can be applied to measure differences between places


Great video - useful for VCE Unit 4 too.

Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, April 8, 2015 6:29 AM

NEW VCE Unit 4

EuroHistoireGeoAmiens's curator insight, April 11, 2015 10:32 AM

Super avec le programme de 2e

 

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CRC assists Indonesia in development of national fisheries management plan

CRC assists Indonesia in development of national fisheries management plan | oceans | Scoop.it
Brian Crawford, director of international programs at CRC, and Toni Ruchimat of Indonesia’s Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, lead a brief ceremony at the Mosby Center on Bay Campus to begin the three-week fisheries course.

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REPORT: Pollution from 15 of world's biggest ships equal that of world's 760m cars

REPORT:  Pollution from 15 of world's biggest ships equal that of world's 760m cars | oceans | Scoop.it

Says James Corbett, professor of marine policy at the University of Delaware: \"Ship pollution affects the health of communities in coastal and inland (http://t.co/pZ39OTQH converting 15 ships to nuclear...


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Expert warns on dangers of over-fishing in West Africa| glObserver Global Economics

Expert warns on dangers of over-fishing in West Africa| glObserver Global Economics | oceans | Scoop.it
An expert of the international environment group Greenpeace, Mohamed Diame, has lamented the dangers of over-fishing in the waters of the West African sub-region.

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Cara Aspel's curator insight, March 12, 2014 2:26 AM

In regards to over-fishing..

"The development will impact negatively on the livelihoods of the dozens of millions of people living along the coast"

Are our laws strict enough in Australia?