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Climate disasters displace millions of people worldwide

Climate disasters displace millions of people worldwide | AS Geography | Scoop.it
More than 32 million people fled their homes last year because of disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes
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Why cutting the census has almost nothing to do with saving money

Why cutting the census has almost nothing to do with saving money | AS Geography | Scoop.it
StatsLife - news and opinion from the Royal Statistical Society
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NEWSNIGHT: Hans Rosling on the consequences of population growth

Hans Rosling speaks to Newsnight about how global demographic trends are changing and what the world might look like in years to come.
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Rebranding China: will sustainability win through?

Rebranding China: will sustainability win through? | AS Geography | Scoop.it
World Economic Forum debates have focused on whether China's brand will be defined by the vision and practice of a green economy, or a dirty and increasingly unequal society
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The Debate Over Globalization

The Debate Over Globalization | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Students research, analyze, and debate the pros and cons of globalization.
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Floods, cyclones … business and governments must wake up to disaster | Mark Tran

Floods, cyclones … business and governments must wake up to disaster | Mark Tran | AS Geography | Scoop.it
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London Legacy Development Corporation

Work is well under way to transform the park into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and an exciting new era of entertainment, sport, recreation, commerce and community will begin.
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Uncertainty over marina future

Uncertainty over marina future | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Uncertainty surrounds the future of a planned £19m marina in Swansea after the development stalled.
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Global development podcast: the impact of migration

Global development podcast: the impact of migration | AS Geography | Scoop.it
John Vidal discusses migration with guests Michael Clemens, Sylvie Aboa-Bradwell and Theodora Xenogiani
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Migrants' billions put aid in the shade

Migrants' billions put aid in the shade | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Money transfers from workers abroad to family back home have tripled in a decade and are three times larger than global aid budgets
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Google adds detail to North Korea map

Google adds detail to North Korea map | AS Geography | Scoop.it
New map of secretive state includes positions of roads, parks, monuments to Kim dynasty and labour camp
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Negative ads about Britain: it's not as if we're short of material

Negative ads about Britain: it's not as if we're short of material | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Doing a U-turn after decades of initiatives portraying Britain as both pleasant and welcoming probably won't be that hard
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The rise of megacities – interactive

The rise of megacities – interactive | AS Geography | Scoop.it
By 2025, the developing world will be home to 29 megacities. We explore the latest UN estimates and forecasts on the growth of these 'cities on steroids'
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PSC AS Geography's curator insight, June 4, 2015 1:46 PM

Excellent interactive timeline of the rise of the megacities and globalisation.

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Taxpayers 'ripped off' on broadband

Taxpayers 'ripped off' on broadband | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Taxpayers are being "ripped off" over the cost of a government scheme to extend high-speed broadband to rural areas, a group of MPs warns.
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Building the brand: rebranding cities

Building the brand: rebranding cities | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Rebranding doesn't mean regeneration, but the two can go hand-in-hand. And used smartly, rebranding of towns, cities and places can reap rewards, writes Sarah Jarvis
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London Legacy 2012 Transformation Map - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London Legacy 2012 Transformation Map - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park | AS Geography | Scoop.it
The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will go through a transformation period, changing from a temporary event site into a community park and visitor destination, opening from 2013, it's no Ordinary Park.
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Our ageing population: news and resources round up

Our ageing population: news and resources round up | AS Geography | Scoop.it
The UK is not prepared to cope with an expected explosion of older people according to a new report.
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Minister acts to speed up Portas Pilots high street revamp

Minister acts to speed up Portas Pilots high street revamp | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Local growth minister unveils network of business leaders to advise 27 towns piloting ideas suggested by Mary Portas
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Remittances: how much money do migrants send home? – interactive

Remittances: how much money do migrants send home? – interactive | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Remittances have soared to record levels. Explore the World Bank's latest estimates of how much money is sent, and where
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Culture clash as threat of 100% cut in arts funding divides Newcastle

Culture clash as threat of 100% cut in arts funding divides Newcastle | AS Geography | Scoop.it
City is famed for regeneration, but plans to tackle a financial crisis have sent out shock waves, writes Charlotte Higgins
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Campaign to deter Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants 'farcical'

Campaign to deter Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants 'farcical' | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Labour's Keith Vaz says proposed government ad campaign which may portray UK in negative light is counterproductive
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