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8 New Cities Submerged as Oceans Rise in Climate Change GIFs

8 New Cities Submerged as Oceans Rise in Climate Change GIFs | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it
Watch how climate change is expected make the sea level rise and swallow U.S. cities in these climate change GIFs.
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Breathless in the megacity - Deutsche Welle

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Breathless in the megacity
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One of the megacities known for its hazardous levels of air pollution is Mexico City. With a population of over 20 million, the Mexican capital recorded in 1990 only eight days with "good" air quality.
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New York City - Mega Cities -National Geographic Documentary

This Channel is filled with videos on tours and travel experience of many destination of different and unique cultures, tradition, artifacts etc. This Channe...
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What Climate Change Means for Africa, Asia and the Coastal Poor

What Climate Change Means for Africa, Asia and the Coastal Poor | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it
A new scientific report commissioned by the World Bank explores the likely impacts of present day, 2°C and 4°C warming on agricultural production, water resources, coastal ecosystems and cities across Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South East...
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360 Cities for iPad - View, Capture, Share 360 Degree Imagery

360 Cities for iPad - View, Capture, Share 360 Degree Imagery | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it

"360 Cities is a site that provides extremely clear panoramic imagery of places around the world. The service has been available online and as a Google Earth layer for years. Now the service is available as an iPad and iPhone app too."


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Hong Kong - Mega Cities (National Geographic Documentary)

Please Enjoy. Subscribe & Like too. Thanks. Cheers! Megacities uncovers the rapid growth, new forms of spatial density of population, formal and informal eco...
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2012 Worldwide City Rankings Reveal Important Regional Trends

2012 Worldwide City Rankings Reveal Important Regional Trends | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it
Vienna, the city with the best quality of life in the world. Mercer, a consulting leader that helps other organizations around the world advance the

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Climate change to affect liveability of remote Australia - Science News

Climate change to affect liveability of remote Australia - Science News | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it
People living in remote Australia are likely to be more severely affected by climate change than other sectors of the national population.
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A Spanish Town Is Planning To Run Its Cars On Human Waste Biofuel

A Spanish Town Is Planning To Run Its Cars On Human Waste Biofuel | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it
Cost-effective. (A Spanish Town Is Planning To Run Its Cars On Human Waste Biofuel http://t.co/lSuagv9KTJ via @bi_gettingthere)
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China building mega cities but they remain empty ghost towns

China building mega cities but they remain empty ghost towns | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it
CHINA is building new cities at an estimated rate of up to 12 to 24 a year - but while they are full of brand new homes and facilities, nobody wants to live there.
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Ten Points for Liveable Cities: Lessons from Singapore

Ten Points for Liveable Cities: Lessons from Singapore | Yr 7 Geog - Place & Liveability | Scoop.it

Urban populations are expanding at an exponential rate as people are migrating to city centers where economic opportunities promise social mobility and access to education, health resources, and where employment is more abundant than in rural areas. 


Nations once considered in the “third world” are making leaps to accommodate growing populations with thoughtful considerations in designing these new urban capitals.  Population trends have shifted considerably and have contributed to some of the densest urban cities never before seen in history.  The rise in the classification of cities as “mega-cities” and the problems that such high population densities face speak to the fact that our cities have reached a saturation point that needs to addressing.

Singapore, an island nation in the Asian Pacific, is the third densest country in the world. Last year the Center for Liveable Cities and the Urban Land Institute participated in a summit of leading planners and policy makers to discuss the steps that Singapore was taking in its development in response to its growing urban populations.  The result of the conference was a list of ten points that contribute to making Singapore a liveable high dense city...


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