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Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening

Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening | IB GEO | Scoop.it
Boyan Slat is on his way to setting up trash-collecting, solar-powered booms in the Pacific Ocean.
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How farming giant seaweed can feed fish and fix the climate

In an extract from his new book, Tim Flannery explains how giant kelp farms could suck carbon dioxide from the air and store it in the ocean's depths, while encouraging species like fish and oysters.
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seaweed farms to help fix the climate 
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Geography IQ Test: How Much Do You Know About The World?

Geography IQ Test: How Much Do You Know About The World? | IB GEO | Scoop.it
Our world is an exciting place, full of wonder! It is also a complex place, and geography helps us explain and understand it. This test measures your knowledge of geography, or your "Geography IQ".
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The World's Megacities

The World's Megacities | IB GEO | Scoop.it
The Economist has a bubbly interactive map/video of the world's megacities (those with a population of 10 million or more) from 1950 t
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Bright lights, big cities

The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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The Age of Megacities

The Age of Megacities | IB GEO | Scoop.it
The world is a crowded place, with more than 7 billion people on the planet as of 2014. About half of this population lives in urban areas, and ongoing migration into city centers has given rise to the megacity—a metropolitan area with 10 million people or more.
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Sustainable development goals: changing the world in 17 steps – interactive

Sustainable development goals: changing the world in 17 steps – interactive | IB GEO | Scoop.it
The MDGs expire this year and the SDGs begin. But what are the SDGs all about?
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Inspiration

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The Amazing new #googleearth website - if you are looking for amazing visuals of our earth - look no further #googleedu
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America's geography of wealth: the shrinking urban middle class visualised

America's geography of wealth: the shrinking urban middle class visualised | IB GEO | Scoop.it
The economic fates of diverse cities such as San Francisco, New York and Detroit would seem to be vastly different – but they share a common thread
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The Geograpy of Poverty in USA - changes from 1970 till now
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Learn

Google mapping tools for educators, a how to guide
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Google Mapping tools - resources for learning
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(8) Ask and you shall receive. Here's the full... - Girlfriend Collective

(8) Ask and you shall receive. Here's the full... - Girlfriend Collective | IB GEO | Scoop.it
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Recycled bottles being turned into gym leggings 
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NYC Soda Ban explained, sort of - YouTube

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great for IB Geography Food and Health
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Mr Phillips' IB Geog - 4. Patterns in Resource Consumption

Mr Phillips' IB Geog - 4. Patterns in Resource Consumption | IB GEO | Scoop.it
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newsmap

Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.
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Hawaii awarded $715,000 to protect state’s coral reefs

Hawaii awarded $715,000 to protect state’s coral reefs | IB GEO | Scoop.it
LIHUE, Kauai — Those who study Hawaii’s coral reefs are hoping a recent $715,000 federal grant awarded to the state of Hawaii will amp up both the education and conservation of the underwater ecosystems.
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Protection of coral in Hawaii - #ibgeo
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The World's Megacities

The World's Megacities | IB GEO | Scoop.it
The Economist has a bubbly interactive map/video of the world's megacities (those with a population of 10 million or more) from 1950 t
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Photos of Waikiki in the Early 1900s, and Now

Hawaii's busiest tourist district has changed a lot over the last century, but some landmarks have stayed the same. Here are some incredible images that show just how Waikiki Beach and its hotels, culture and people have changed. Landing on Oahu
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The History of Hawaii in Photos - Year 13 Geo TD for 3.2 
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AeroFarms is on a mission to transform agriculture

AeroFarms is on a mission to transform agriculture | IB GEO | Scoop.it
AeroFarms is world leader in indoor vertical farming. We build responsible farms to grow safe, nutritious, and delicious produce all over the world.
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reducing the impact of Agriculture ib geo, sustainability
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Do You Know More Geography Than a Fifth Grader?

Do You Know More Geography Than a Fifth Grader? | IB GEO | Scoop.it
See how you might stack up against the young winners of this year's National Geographic Bee.
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Geo Bee Questions from last year (2016) are you geo smart ?
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