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'Huge' water resource in Africa

'Huge' water resource in Africa | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.
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In pictures: The Sahel drought

In pictures: The Sahel drought | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
Eight countries across West Africa face a humanitarian crisis, as millions of people go hungry.
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Climate change may impact wheat productivity in Punjab - The Times of India

Climate change may impact wheat productivity in Punjab - The Times of India | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
The climate change in northern India is likely to have a severely detrimental impact on the productivity of wheat, the prime crop in Punjab, which is likely to go down by over 8% by 2035.
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Disaster losses set to outpace economic growth - study - AlertNet

Disaster losses set to outpace economic growth - study - AlertNet | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
Governments urged to consider disaster risk in economic policy, with climate change impacts seen worsening future losses...
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Permafrost Melting In The Arctic

Experts have long known that northern lands are a storehouse of frozen carbon, locked up in the form of leaves, roots and other organic matter trapped in icy soil, a mix that, when thawed, can produce methane and carbon dioxide, gases that can trap...
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World's glaciers 'out of balance'

World's glaciers 'out of balance' | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
Earth's glaciers are seriously out of balance with the global climate and are already committed to losing almost 40% of their volume, a study reports.
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HIV treatment now reaching more than 6 million people in sub-Saharan Africa

More than 100-fold increase in access to HIV treatment in less than a decade. African Union to review roadmap to increase access to medicines and ensure sustainable financing.
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Aid groups warn of Yemen 'catastrophe'

Aid groups warn of Yemen 'catastrophe' | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
The BBC's Natalia Antelava reports on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, as the United Nations and a number of humanitarian organisations issue an urgent appeal for funds.
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National Assessment of Hurricane-Induced Coastal Erosion Hazards: Gulf of Mexico

National Assessment of Hurricane-Induced Coastal Erosion Hazards: Gulf of Mexico | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
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Mangroves reduce disaster risk, boost income options in Vietnam - AlertNet

Mangroves reduce disaster risk, boost income options in Vietnam - AlertNet | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
Efforts to expand mangrove forests are paying dividends in northern Vietnam...
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Daily water scarcity & drought news

Daily water scarcity & drought news | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
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Thawing permafrost 50 million years ago led to extreme global warming events | Amazing Science

Thawing permafrost 50 million years ago led to extreme global warming events | Amazing Science | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
In a new study reported in Nature, climate scientist Rob DeConto of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues elsewhere propose a simple new mechanism to explain the source of carbon that fed a series of extreme warming events about 55...
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Karakoram glaciers have grown over last decade, new research shows

Karakoram glaciers have grown over last decade, new research shows | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
3D altitude maps captured by satellites show glaciers in part of the greater Himalaya range are bucking the global trend of continued ice loss (@quatrainman @bcqc But I thought glacial retreat was accelerating!
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Northern Canada feels the heat: Climate change impact on permafrost zones

Northern Canada feels the heat: Climate change impact on permafrost zones | IB Geography at STCC- Paper 2 | Scoop.it
As climate change in the near future is likely to bring raised temperatures at northern latitudes, the characteristics of permafrost could greatly change.
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