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Land O' Lakes: Melting Glaciers Transform Alpine Landscape - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Land O' Lakes: Melting Glaciers Transform Alpine Landscape - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Teaching Geography | Scoop.it
Climate change is dramatically altering the Swiss Alps, where hundreds of bodies of water are being created by melting glaciers. Though the lakes can attract tourists and even generate electricity, local residents also fear catastrophic tidal waves.
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How has climate change affected the Swiss Alps, what risks does this present to the population living in the area?

 

If Climate Change contiunes to alter the swiss alps by melting glaciers, what do you think will occur in the coming years?

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Facebook connections map the world

Facebook connections map the world | Teaching Geography | Scoop.it
Facebook intern Paul Butler has created a detailed map of the world by mapping connections between people using the social network living in different cities.
Lachlan Moore's insight:

Showing this to my students can create a better understanding in world population and between a less deveoped countries and more developed countries.

 

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