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Greenland Is Melting Away

Greenland Is Melting Away | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
This river is one of a network of thousands at the front line of climate change.
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Stopping deforestation: Battle for the Amazon

Stopping deforestation: Battle for the Amazon | Unit 3: Changing the Land | 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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New VCE Unit 3 Land cover change.

Update on Amazon forest from Nature.

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The End of Coal? - Four Corners

The End of Coal? - Four Corners | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
Monday 15th June 2015 With the price of coal plummeting and our biggest customers turning to renewable energy, is Australia backing a loser?
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VIDEO: All the top climate scientists in the world have something to tell you

VIDEO: All the top climate scientists in the world have something to tell you | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
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Sweden Runs Out of Garbage - CSglobe

Sweden Runs Out of Garbage - CSglobe | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
Sweden Runs Out of Garbage: Imagine a world where pollution is a non-issue, cities are pristine, healthy environments to live in
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Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
Last week, Sweden's Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country's energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon...
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Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown | Politics News | Rolling Stone | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely underwater, chaos will begin
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Surge in renewable energy as solar panel prices plummet

Surge in renewable energy as solar panel prices plummet | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
However, falling costs also meant that revenue generated by the industry remained flat, says Clean Edge report
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"CHASING ICE" captures largest glacier calving ever filmed - OFFICIAL VIDEO - YouTube

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Climate change: It's even worse than we thought - New Scientist

Climate change: It's even worse than we thought - New Scientist | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
As the IPCC gathers the science for its next major report, Michael Le Page outlines seven reasons why the outlook is even bleaker than it was five years ago...
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Why 4 degrees will end the world as we know it: World Bank –

Why 4 degrees will end the world as we know it: World Bank – | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
The World Bank has produced an alarming report that puts in context the risks of inaction on emissions reduction and climate change. It doesn't make for pleasant reading.
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9 Overlooked Technologies That Could Transform The World

9 Overlooked Technologies That Could Transform The World | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
We live in an era of accelerating change. Technology is changing and innovating faster than most of us can keep up.
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"CHASING ICE" captures largest glacier calving ever filmed

"CHASING ICE" captures largest glacier calving ever filmed | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it

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Techno-fixes for climate change, Prof Barry Brook - YouTube

About the talk Climate change has spawned its very own science-fiction sub-genre - cli-fi - which explores techno-fixes as much as doomsday scenarios. Some o...
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What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-really-happens-to-the-plastic-you-throw-away-emma-bryce We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic b...
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A doomed Earth of science fiction may well become a reality

A doomed Earth of science fiction may well become a reality | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
Andrew Simms: Our climate altering activities are hurtling us towards the fictional future of a hot, melting world
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How Wolves Change Rivers - YouTube

Visit http://sustainableman.org/ to explore the world of sustainability. For more from George Monbiot, visit http://www.monbiot.com/ and for more on "rewildi...
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What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
A new warning for all of us — from Easter Island
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At the Very Least, Your Days of Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Are Over | Hawaii Is Hot

At the Very Least, Your Days of Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Are Over | Hawaii Is Hot | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
The heart-breaking news from Fukushima just keeps getting worse…a LOT worse…it is, quite simply, an out-of-control flow of death and destruction. TEPCO is finally admitting that radiation has been leaking to the Pacific Ocean all along.
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The Ocean Cleanup - Boyan Slat

The Ocean Cleanup - Boyan Slat | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
combines environmentalism, creativity and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability.
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'Angry Summer' made worse by climate change: Commission - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

'Angry Summer' made worse by climate change: Commission - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
The latest report from the Federal Government's Climate Commission says the weather extremes experienced around the country this summer were made worse by climate change.
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Are You 28 Yet? No? Then You Have Never Seen a Cooler-Than-Average Month

Are You 28 Yet? No? Then You Have Never Seen a Cooler-Than-Average Month | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
The new data from NOAA don't lie....
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British engineers produce amazing 'petrol from air' technology - Telegraph

British engineers produce amazing 'petrol from air' technology - Telegraph | Unit 3: Changing the Land | Scoop.it
Revolutionary new technology that produces “petrol from air” is being produced by a British firm, it emerged tonight.
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