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Tell your pollution story – in pictures

Tell your pollution story – in pictures | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
National Geographic’s #TellYourPollutionStory asks readers to share their images to shed light on new evidence that pollution – air, water, soil and workplace – is the leading cause of death in the world
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Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say
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The 26 major cities with the highest quality of life in the world

The 26 major cities with the highest quality of life in the world | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
This week Deutsche Bank released its annual "Mapping the world's prices" report, cataloguing the cost of goods and services in a cross section of the world's biggest and most powerful cities around the world. In 2017, for the first time, Deutsche Bank has included a ranking of the quality of life in 47 cities around the world. The ranking is based on eight sub-indexes compiled by crowd-sourced information database Numbeo, which create a broad picture of what it is like to live in different cities.
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Cats kill 1 million Australian birds a day, study shows

Cats kill 1 million Australian birds a day, study shows | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Number ‘staggering’, researchers say – and likely to be driving the decline of threatened native species
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Antipodes Map - Tunnel to the other side of the world

Antipodes Map - Tunnel to the other side of the world | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Antipodes map helps you find the other side of the world, the antipodes of any place on Earth. This map shows diametrically opposite location named antipode or antipodal point.
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How To Buy A Goat When You're Really Poor? Join A 'Merry-Go-Round'

How To Buy A Goat When You're Really Poor? Join A 'Merry-Go-Round' | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Skeptics say if you hand cash to the impoverished, they'll mismanage it. But it turns out, many poor people are great at saving — thanks to this ingenious system.
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The Nuclear Power Struggle - Geographical

The Nuclear Power Struggle - Geographical | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
With the go-ahead given to Hinkley C, the UK appears to be embracing nuclear, a huge U-turn on government policy from just two years ago. Yet this seems to be going against the grain globally. Does investment in nuclear squeeze out investment in renewables? Can nuclear help countries meet their commitments to the Paris treaty?
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Roman Road Tube Map Circa 125 AD

Roman Road Tube Map Circa 125 AD | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
The map above is tube / subway style map of the major Roman roads around 125 AD. It is the amazing work of Sasha Trubetskoy and is largely based off the ORBIS model and The Pelagios Project.
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Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Senate inquiry starts as report into political, military and humanitarian risks of climate change across Asia Pacific released
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How Earthquake-resistant Buildings Work

How Earthquake-resistant Buildings Work | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
The Impact of Earthquakes on Buildings - Earthquake-resistant buildings are able to withstand seismic waves. Learn how earthquake-resistant buildings work at HowStuffWorks.
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Model to show how earthquake dampeners work on building structures

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Map Of The European Natural Gas Network

Map Of The European Natural Gas Network | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
The map above shows existing European natural gas pipelines in blue and planned pipelines in red. Large urban areas area coloured light blue and population density is shown in green.
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Global pollution kills millions and threatens 'survival of human societies'

Global pollution kills millions and threatens 'survival of human societies' | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Landmark study finds toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9m people and cost trillions of dollars every year
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The Incredible growth of megacities

The Incredible growth of megacities | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
“The world’s cities are booming and their growth is changing the face of the planet. Around 77 million people are moving from rural to urban areas each year. The latest UN World Cities …
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They released 14 wolves into a park and watched a miracle unfold proving we must take care of our amazing planet

They released 14 wolves into a park and watched a miracle unfold proving we must take care of our amazing planet | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
They Released 14 Wolves Into A Park. What Happens Next Is A Miracle And Proves That We Must Take Care Of Our Amazing Planet.. Newsner give you the news that truly matters to you!
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Maps are Weapons

Maps are Weapons | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Maps are weapons
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CityExtremes - the closest and farthest cities

CityExtremes - the closest and farthest cities | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Discover the closest and farthest cities both domestically and internationally. Compare city extremes by continent and city size.
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This Tiny Country Feeds the World

This Tiny Country Feeds the World | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
The Netherlands has become an agricultural giant by showing what the future of farming could look like.
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Matt Richardson's curator insight, September 6, 2017 11:16 AM
Beginning in the 15th century, the scrappy Dutch Republic has explored the world and forged a global empire. After the end of their empire in the second half of the 20th century, they have spent their energies developing a world class agricultural system.
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Air pollution: facing the music - Geographical

Air pollution: facing the music - Geographical | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Stop Killing Londoners: Air pollution campaigners hold a disco roadblock, but can it make a difference to public opinion?
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Land clearing rates in Queensland on par with Brazil: study

Land clearing rates in Queensland on par with Brazil: study | Mr Hill's Geography | Scoop.it
Land clearing in Queensland is the highest it has been in the last 10 years, researchers say, with the issue set to be a major battleground in the state election.
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What is a Tuned Mass Damper?

FAQ: (1) What's that physics simulation software called? Algodoo (it's free!). (2) Your music is no good. I didn't nail the mix on this video, but it i
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ROUGH SEAS! Bad Weather in Atlantic Ocean | Life at Sea

Encountered Rough Seas, Extreme Weathers in Atlantic Ocean. In which we lost a lifebuoy and a firebox. Share with your ship's crew, family & friends! Fo
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