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Resources  linked to the NSW Geography K-10 Syllabus and Australian Curriculum Geography
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Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show people
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Is the new Suez Canal encouraging the spread of invasive species? - Geographical

Is the new Suez Canal encouraging the spread of invasive species? - Geographical | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
The iconic Suez Canal now has a twin channel, likely leading to a vast increase in shipping between Port Said and Suez.
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Great Barrier Reef bleaching is just one symptom of ecosystem collapse across Australia

Great Barrier Reef bleaching is just one symptom of ecosystem collapse across Australia | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
We'll have to get our priorities in order to protect Australia's wildlife.
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Map: Here's where the world's running out of groundwater

Map: Here's where the world's running out of groundwater | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
1.5 billion people rely on aquifers that are rapidly being depleted. Once they're gone, it would take thousands of years to refill them.

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World Fish Migration Day 2016: Flat Fish Migration

World Fish Migration Day 2016: Flat Fish Migration | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Web site of the Fisheries and Habitat Conservation's Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Conservation, a program within the Fish & Wildlife Service.
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Some great resources - option topic inland water OR biodiversity generally
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Obama and Nordic leaders: Economic activity in the Arctic must pass climate test

Obama and Nordic leaders: Economic activity in the Arctic must pass climate test | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
President Obama and the leaders of five Nordic nations will agree Friday to apply strict environmental standards and climate goals to commercial activities in the Arctic.
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Recovery: Alewives, the Little Fish with a Big Role

Recovery: Alewives, the Little Fish with a Big Role | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Conservationists are prone to referring to alewives in the past tense, the fish long considered a victim of dams. But they’re back. Ted Williams has the story.
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Option topic: Inland water - environmental change and management
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Arrested development - Geographical

Arrested development - Geographical | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
A controversial dam development in the Mekong River in Laos is risking the welfare of local inhabitants
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World Population History

World Population History | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Our population is expected to grow to over 9 billion by 2050, yet the ability of our environment to provide space, food, and energy are limited.
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Population growth impacts on environments and ecosystems
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Environmental watering of Fletchers Creek: the value of project partnerships | Riverspace

Environmental watering of Fletchers Creek: the value of project partnerships | Riverspace | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
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Great Barrier Reef: devastating images tell story of coral colonies' destruction

Great Barrier Reef: devastating images tell story of coral colonies' destruction | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Exclusive: a series of images taken from around Lizard Island reveal the rapid death of coral across thousands of kilometres of the reef as bleaching takes hold
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GALLERY: Native wisdom - Australian Geographic

GALLERY: Native wisdom - Australian Geographic | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
As Australian industries grow increasingly concerned with conservation, scientists, government agencies, and companies are turning to Aboriginal Australians for their ancient knowledge of living on and with the land.
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undp india - Women Adapting to Climate Change

undp india - Women Adapting to Climate Change | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Each year rainfall in Puri district of Odisha is becoming more erratic. Residents of the coastal state have to deal with waterlogged fields and homes for months, only for it to be replaced by scarcity as the water recedes.
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Sewage from research bases contaminating Antarctic waters: researchers

Sewage from research bases contaminating Antarctic waters: researchers | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Australia is set to send a world-first treatment plant to help protect the pristine ocean off Antarctica's coast, which is being contaminated with raw sewage from research bases.
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Fort McMurray and the Fires of Climate Change - The New Yorker

Fort McMurray and the Fires of Climate Change - The New Yorker | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Kolbert on the manmade factors that have sparked the wildfire raging in western Canada.

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World Fish Migration Day | The Nature Conservancy

World Fish Migration Day | The Nature Conservancy | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
World Fish Migration Day is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of migrating fish to our communities, our economies and to the conservation of nature.
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Some links to great resources here - biodiversity and inland water - consequences of environmental change
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Damming the world's mightiest rivers - Geographical

Damming the world's mightiest rivers - Geographical | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
An ‘unprecedented boom’ in dam construction on three of the world’s largest rivers could have dire environmental consequences
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Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows
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See Geoworld 10Chapters's 1 and 2 - this fits perfectly with the examples of change to biodiversity, ecosystems and environments in this resource book for students and teachers
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Why The Nature Conservancy is Restoring Streams by Acting like a Beaver

Why The Nature Conservancy is Restoring Streams by Acting like a Beaver | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Beaver dams provide vital ecological functions, but sometimes beavers cause damage and make poor neighbors. What to do? Conservancy scientists are learning to act like beavers.
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Last stand for Europe's remaining ancient forest as loggers prepare to move in

Last stand for Europe's remaining ancient forest as loggers prepare to move in | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Government plans to fell Poland’s Białowieża forest have divided families, led to death threats against green campaigners and allegations of an ‘environmental coup’ by government and state timber interests...
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This Incredible Organization Just Ended Illegal Fishing In Antarctica

This Incredible Organization Just Ended Illegal Fishing In Antarctica | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
Does it frustrate you that even though hundreds of thousands of activists have spoken out against the inhumane practice of whaling, it continues to take pl
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Coastal management funds 'largest in decades'

Coastal management funds 'largest in decades' | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
The state government will make its biggest commitment to the health of the state's coastline in decades.
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How do the animals cross the road in Banff National Park?

How do the animals cross the road in Banff National Park? | Lorraine's Environmental Change &  Management | Scoop.it
For the past two decades, the fences, tunnels and overpasses along the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park have helped more than 152,000 animals cross the road safely.
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