TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply
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Background reading and videos for this topic - though some of these will be used in lessons. The films are useful ones to watch - the full length - so look out for them! Ask in class if there is anything you don't understand.
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Trying To Follow What Is Going On In Syria And Why? This Comic Will Get You There In 5 Minutes.

Trying To Follow What Is Going On In Syria And Why? This Comic Will Get You There In 5 Minutes. | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About

The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
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Revealed: how the world turned its back on rape victims of Congo

Revealed: how the world turned its back on rape victims of Congo | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
A year ago a global summit hosted by Angelina Jolie and William Hague vowed to end army sexual violence in Africa. But women are still threatened and funds are drying up
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What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way

What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Business Insider. The Scottish independence movement will embolden other active separatist groups in Europe to win their freedom, whether or not Scotland votes to secede from the UK on Thursday.  From Catalonia and Basque Country in Spain to Veneto, South Tyrol, and the island of...
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Why people are fleeing Syria: a brief, simple explanation

What you need to know to understand Syria's civil war — and the refugee crisis it created.
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Control and crucifixions: Life in Libya under IS - BBC News

Control and crucifixions: Life in Libya under IS - BBC News | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Libyans who have fled Sirte tell of life under the so-called Islamic State, who have taken control of the city.
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Who’s fighting whom in Syria? Explained in 90 seconds - BBC News

Who’s fighting whom in Syria? Explained in 90 seconds - BBC News | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Who’s fighting whom in Syria? Jonathan Marcus explains in 90 seconds.
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UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia ‘illegal’, say lawyers

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia ‘illegal’, say lawyers | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
The UK government has been informed it is in breach of national, EU and international law by supplying British-made missiles and military equipment to Saudi Arabia, and may face legal action. Numerous human rights groups, the European parliament and the UN since last year have said weapons sold to Saudi Arabia may have been used to kill innocent civilians.
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'Fossil' groundwater's modern secret - BBC News

'Fossil' groundwater's modern secret - BBC News | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
The deepest and oldest waters on Earth are not immune from contamination, warn scientists.
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See Where Access to Clean Water Is Getting Better—and Worse

Nearly 2.6 billion people have gained access to clean drinking water in the last 25 years. That still leaves about 663 million without sanitary water.
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Study is first to map Earth's hidden groundwater

Study is first to map Earth's hidden groundwater | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Groundwater: it's one of the planet's most exploited, most precious natural resources. It ranges in age from months to millions of years old. Around the world, there's increasing demand to know how much we have and how long before it's tapped out.
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9 Maps That Show How Iraq's Borders Have Changed Throughout History

9 Maps That Show How Iraq's Borders Have Changed Throughout History | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Is the current crisis just a blip in this country's turbulent history?
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These Photos Will Change The Way You Look At Some Of The World's Most Dangerous Countries

These Photos Will Change The Way You Look At Some Of The World's Most Dangerous Countries | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Reports about conflict zones around the world often depict desolate wastelands of war, civil unrest and human suffering. But some of the world's most dangerous countries are also some of the most pristine. Leave your assumptions aside and take a glim...
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Britain will never be a champion of democracy while it sells arms to tyrants

Britain will never be a champion of democracy while it sells arms to tyrants | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Owen Jones: First thoughts: A glance at the countries the UK's heavily subsidised weapon industry sells to – Russia, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt – should rid you of any illusions about our foreign policy
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Israel and Palestine, an animated introduction. - YouTube

Easy to understand, historically accurate http://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/ mini- primer about why Israelis and Palestinians are fighting, why the US-backed pe...
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When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler'

When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler' | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Take a look at this picture. Do you know who it is? Most people haven’t heard of him.
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A Global Geography of Peace (and Violence)

A Global Geography of Peace (and Violence) | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Will rapid urbanization in developing nations make their cities more violent?
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Where does UK aid to Syria actually go? - BBC News

Where does UK aid to Syria actually go? - BBC News | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
The UK's Department for International Development is spending over £1bn on aid for Syria.
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Islamic State group: The full story - BBC News

Islamic State group: The full story - BBC News | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Five years after the Syrian civil war began, how did IS become a byword for terror?
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What You Need to Know About the World's Water Wars

What You Need to Know About the World's Water Wars | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
Underground water is being pumped so aggressively around the globe that land is sinking, civil wars are being waged, and agriculture is being transformed.
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India caste unrest: Ten million without water in Delhi - BBC News

India caste unrest: Ten million without water in Delhi - BBC News | TunstallGeog Legacy A-level Conflicts and Water Supply | Scoop.it
More than 10 million people in India's capital Delhi are without water supply after caste protesters sabotaged a key supply canal, officials say.
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