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A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water

A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty
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Noaa report says Arctic sea ice is disappearing at unprecedented pace

Noaa report says Arctic sea ice is disappearing at unprecedented pace | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate study puts 2012 among the 10 warmest years on record
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Fatberg ahead! How London was saved from a 15-tonne ball of grease

Fatberg ahead! How London was saved from a 15-tonne ball of grease | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Team of sewerage workers took three weeks to clear bus-sized toxic ball of fat that threatened to flood streets with sewage
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Australia faces increased risk of disease from climate change, reports find

Australia faces increased risk of disease from climate change, reports find | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
A number of recent studies have shown a clear connection between a warming planet and increased health risks
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Meet the Balcombe fracking protesters - video

Meet the Balcombe fracking protesters - video | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Demonstrators in the West Sussex village of Balcombe explain why they have joined the protest against hydraulic fracturing
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Starved polar bear perished due to record sea-ice melt, says expert

Starved polar bear perished due to record sea-ice melt, says expert | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Climate change has reduced ice in the Arctic to record lows in the past year, forcing animals to range further in search of food
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To Beat Wintery Shadows, a Norwegian Mountain Town Installed Giant Mirrors

To Beat Wintery Shadows, a Norwegian Mountain Town Installed Giant Mirrors | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Rjukan, Norway, just created a town square-sized light box.
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Geography A-Level - AntarcticGlaciers.org

Geography A-Level - AntarcticGlaciers.org | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
This page has many resources for Geography and Geoscience GSCE and A-level students and teachers.
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Greenland soars to its highest temperature ever recorded, almost 80 degrees F.

Greenland soars to its highest temperature ever recorded, almost 80 degrees F. | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
The Danish Meteorological Institute is reporting that on Tuesday, July 30, the mercury rose to 25.9 C (78.6 F) at a station in Greenland, the highest temperature measured in the Arctic country since records began in 1958.
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Desert 'carbon farming' to curb CO2

Desert 'carbon farming' to curb CO2 | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Researchers say that planting large amounts of trees in deserts could cheaply and effectively remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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The Incredible Barringer Meteor Crater of Arizona | Amusing Planet

The Incredible Barringer Meteor Crater of Arizona | Amusing Planet | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
The Incredible Barringer Meteor Crater of Arizona. http://t.co/OBxcaadFNm #geography #geology
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Global warming, Arctic ice loss, and armchair scientists

Global warming, Arctic ice loss, and armchair scientists | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
John Abraham: Armchair scientist Neven provides valuable insights into the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice
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'Golden rice' GM trial vandalised

'Golden rice' GM trial vandalised | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Protestors have destroyed a trial plot of genetically modified rice in the Philippines just weeks before a safety evaluation.
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Africa will not be Europe's digital dumping ground, say leaders

Africa will not be Europe's digital dumping ground, say leaders | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
African countries demand tougher laws to end influx of electronic waste amid renewed concerns over toxic components
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Living with climate change in Greenland - in pictures

Living with climate change in Greenland - in pictures | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
As Greenlanders adapt to the changing climate, researchers study the phenomenon of the melting glaciers and the long-term ramifications for the world
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Climate study predicts a watery future for New York, Boston and Miami

Climate study predicts a watery future for New York, Boston and Miami | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Study shows that 1,700 places in the United States are at greater risk of rising sea levels than previously thought
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Mexico City on the road to cleaner air – video

Mexico City on the road to cleaner air – video | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Once the world's most polluted urban centre, Mexico City has made significant progress on reducing pollution over the past decade through a focus on sustainable alternative transport solutions
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Climate change - the biggest threat to farming in Britain?

British farmers have had their fair share of woes - foot and mouth disease, plunging prices for some of their goods.
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More than 1,400 cities could be underwater by century's end, according to climate-change model

More than 1,400 cities could be underwater by century's end, according to climate-change model | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
There's mounting evidence that the human race is making long-term changes to the Earth's climate — CO2 levels recently reached a peak not seen in millions of years, NASA found 2012 to be the n...
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Seven facts you need to know about the Arctic methane timebomb

Seven facts you need to know about the Arctic methane timebomb | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: Dismissals of catastrophic methane danger ignore robust science in favour of outdated mythology of climate safety
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NASA | Temperature Data: 1880-2011

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/2011-temps.html The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880.The finding sustain...
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Ice core clue to climate catastrophe

Ice core clue to climate catastrophe | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
New data from Greenland ice cores suggest North America may have suffered a large cosmic impact about 12,900 years ago.
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Wars, Murders to Rise Due to Global Warming?

Wars, Murders to Rise Due to Global Warming? | Geography - Environment | Scoop.it
Global warming-related shifts in temperature and rainfall could make the world more violent, a comprehensive new study says.
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